Help a Broader Array of People by Working in Academic Administration
Apr 03, 2015
Working as a dean can allow you to interact and aid a wider array of people than in a typical professor role. Joanne Berger-Sweeney shares her experiences as dean of Tufts University School of Arts and Sciences where she deals with a variety of administration issues every day while still maintaining a research laboratory.
Joanne Berger-Sweeney, PhD
Joanne Berger-Sweeney is president of Trinity College. Berger-Sweeney previously served as dean of the school of arts and sciences at Tufts University. She is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She earned her undergraduate degree from Wellesley University, MPH in environmental health sciences from University of California, Berkeley, and her PhD in neurotoxicology from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.