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American University Office of the Provost

MemorandumJanuary 13, 2022

AU Faculty and Staff
Peter Starr, Provost and Chief Academic Officer
Kogod School of Business Dean Search Committee

I am pleased to announce that the following faculty and staff have been elected or appointed to serve on the search committee to help recruit the next dean of the Kogod School of Business (Kogod).  My gratitude to these colleagues for their willingness to contribute to the search process, with special thanks to Ajay Adhikari for his service as chair. We anticipate adding one or two members of the Kogod Advisory Council in the near future.  

Kogod School of Business Dean Search Committee Members
Ajay Adhikari, Professor, Department of Accounting and Taxation, Kogod (Chair)
Wendy Boland, Dean, Graduate and Professional Studies, AU & Associate Professor, Department of Marketing, Kogod
Neelum Buttar, Assistant Dean for Finance and Operations, Kogod
Mark Clark, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Management, Kogod
James Corey, Assistant Vice President, Development and Alumni Relations
Kecia Hansard, Associate Director, Career and Professional Development, Kogod
Robin Lumsdaine, Crown Prince of Bahrain Professor of International Finance, Department of Finance and Real Estate, Kogod
Stacy Merida, Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion & Professorial Lecturer, Department of Management, Kogod
Tommy White, Director, AU Center for Innovation & Senior Professorial Lecturer, Department of Management, Kogod
Heng Xu, Director, Kogod Cybersecurity Governance Center & Professor, Department of Information Technology and Analytics, Kogod

Kim Morrisson and her colleagues from the firm Diversified Search Group will assist us in filling this very important deanship.  We will also involve members of the Kogod and broader AU communities in the search as it progresses. Once the position is posted, please feel free to reach out to strong prospective candidates to let them know about this opportunity and encourage them to apply. Do not hesitate to be in touch with Sara Biggs ( in the Office of the Provost if you have any questions.