Cecilia E. Rouse named dean of Woodrow Wilson School
Cecilia E. Rouse, the Lawrence and Shirley Katzman and Lewis and Anna Ernst Professor in the Economics of Education, and a professor of Economics and Public Affairs, has been selected as the next dean of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Rouse is the founding director of the Princeton University Education Research Section; her primary research interests are in labor economics with a focus on the economics of education. In 1998-99 she served a year in the White House at the National Economic Council and from 2009-2011 served as a member of the President's Council of Economic Advisers. Rouse has served as an editor of the Journal of Labor Economics and is currently a senior editor of The Future of Children. Says interim Wilson School dean Anne Case, "I am delighted that Ceci has been named the next dean of the Woodrow Wilson School. The combination of her expertise, interest in the application of research to policy issues, and her dedication to students, makes her a terrific pick for the School."
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