President and Professor of Economics and Public Policy, Brown University
Christina Paxson is president of Brown University and Professor of Economics and Public Policy. Key priorities of her presidency include cultivating collaboration and entrepreneurship, creating engaged learning programs, and expanding financial aid. Prior to her appointment in 2012, she was dean of the Woodrow Wilson School and Hughes Rogers Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University. A leader in higher education, respected economist, and public health expert, Paxson is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, serves on the boards of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and International Aids Vaccine Initiative, and is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.