Cornell University Chooses the Next Dean of Its School of Applied Economics and Management

Lynn Perry Wooten has been selected to serve as the David J. Nolan Dean of the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell University. She will take office on July 1. Currently, she is senior associate dean for academic and student excellence and a clinical professor of strategy, management, and organizations at the University of Michigan.

Dr. Wooten has been on the faculty at the University of Michigan since 1998. Earlier, she taught for three years at the College of Business at the University of Florida.

In accepting her appointment as dean, Dr. Wooten said “I am looking forward to working with Dyson’s faculty, staff and students, and excited about how at Dyson, education and research focus on business as a vehicle for making the world a better place.”

Dr. Wooten is  graduate of North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, where she majored in accounting. She earned an MBA at Duke University and a doctorate in business administration from the University of Michigan.

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