Philosopher Ann Cudd to Lead Portland State University


Ann Cudd, currently Provost, Senior Vice Chancellor, and Professor of Philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh, has been named the next President of Portland State University.

Dr. Cudd has been in her current positions since 2018. Prior to moving to Pittsburgh, she was Dean of the College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Boston University. Before that, she spent 25 years at the University of Kansas in various academic and administrative roles, including University Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Director of Graduate Studies, and Dean of Undergraduate Studies. Her research has been mainly in social and political philosophy, philosophy of economics, philosophy of social science, decision theory, and feminist theory. You can learn more about her writings here.

She takes up her new position at Portland State in August.


Articles elsewhere: The OregonianOregon Public Broadcasting

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harry b
1 year ago

Good for PSU! And best of luck to Ann, who will be a terrific leader for them.