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Trustees name three new chairs in Economics
Richard Rogerson has been named the Charles and Marie Robertson Professor of Public and International Affairs.
Mark Aguiar has been named the Walker Professor of Economics and International Finance.
Mikhail Golosov has been named the Chemical Bank Chairman’s Professor of Economics.
All three chairs will be effective July 1st.
Elizabeth Bogan and Ilyana Kuziemko awarded The Quandt Prize
The Quandt Prize is awarded annually to outstanding undergraduate teachers of Economics. The prize is named after Richard Quandt, who was on the Princeton faculty from 1956 to 1995, was twice chairman of the department, and who is now an emeritus professor and senior adviser to the Andrew Mellon Foundation. The winners are chosen by the students each year.
Harvey Rosen to receive Phi Beta Kappa teaching award
The Princeton University chapter of Phi Beta Kappa will give its annual awards for excellence in undergraduate teaching to Melissa Lane, the Class of 1943 Professor of Politics, and Harvey Rosen, the John L. Weinberg Professor of Economics and Business Policy. Senior Alexander Sappington cited numerous examples of Rosen’s “extraordinary” dedication and individualized attention as reasons for his selection. “Whether you are the president of the United States or just an overeager freshman, Professor Rosen will treat you with the same patience and respect.” Read More>>
Princeton saddened over deaths of John and Alicia Nash
The University community is “stunned and saddened” upon hearing news reports that Princeton mathematician John Nash and his wife, Alicia, were killed in a traffic accident. Nash won the Nobel Prize in economics in 1994 for his work in game theory. Read More>>
Ph.D. student Alexander Rodnyansky honored for Graduate School’s annual Teaching Awards
The Graduate School has honored seven graduate students for its annual Teaching Awards in recognition of their outstanding abilities as teachers. Read More>>