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Russell Muirhead Named Interim Head of Rockefeller Center

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Russell Muirhead, the Robert Clements Professor of Democracy and Politics, has been named interim director of the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy.

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Russell Muirhead, the Robert Clements Professor of Democracy and Politics, has been named interim director of the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy. He will serve as the search continues for a permanent center director. His appointment is effective Dec. 1.

John Carey, the associate dean of the social sciences and the John Wentworth Professor in the Social Sciences, announced the appointment today.

"I'm grateful that Russ has agreed to lead the Rockefeller Center on an interim basis," Carey said. "Russ has a proven track record of leadership in our division and across the College. I know he'll bring enthusiasm and inspiring leadership to the role."

Muirhead, who has been at Dartmouth since 2009 and is chair of the Department of Government, has recently co-taught courses on "Daniel Webster and the Dartmouth College Case" and "The Future of Capitalism." His perennial offering, "American Political Thought," attracts students from across the College.

Read more about Muirhead and his appointment here

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