Historian Abbas Amanat and economist Andrew Metrick were appointed to endowed professorships.
Amanat, named as the William Graham Sumner Professor of History, is a historian of the modern Middle East, early modern and modern Iran, and Shi’ism and the Persianate world. Read Amanat’s announcement.
Metrick, appointed as the inaugural Janet L. Yellen Professor of Finance and Management, is a leading finance scholar and an expert on the causes and consequences of financial crises. Read Metrick’s announcement.