University of Michigan
Public Affairs, Business, and Administration
Educational and Academic Leadership
Provost; Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs; Asa Griggs Candler Professor of History and African American Studies. Historian of race and power in North America. Author or co-author of eight books, including To Make Our World Anew (2000). Champions the relationship of excellence, diversity, and access through scholarship and leadership. Previously served as dean of the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies and vice provost for academic affairs and graduate studies at the University of Michigan.