Dorothy L. HodgsonBrandeis University has named Dorothy L. Hodgson, an internationally renowned anthropologist and senior associate dean for academic affairs at Rutgers University’s School of Graduate Studies, as its new dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Brandeis University’s largest academic division.

Hodgson will undertake her new role at Brandeis on Aug. 20, succeeding Susan J. Birren, professor of neurobiology, who stepped down as arts and sciences dean on June 30.

Read the full announcement on BrandeisNOW.