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Newsmaker: Mark Kamlet

Mark Kamlet, provost (chief academic officer) and executive vice president at Carnegie Mellon University
Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, 12:01 a.m.
 

Noteworthy: Named an American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow, elected by peers in recognition of his efforts to advance science or its applications.

Age: 61

Residence: Shadyside

Family: Wife, Charlee Mae Brodsky; children, Gillian and Allyn

Occupation: Kamlet is provost and executive vice president of Carnegie Mellon University. He is a professor of economics and public policy in the H. John Heinz III College and the Department of Social and Decision Sciences in the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Education: Bachelor's degree in mathematics, Stanford University; master's degree in mathematical statistics and doctorate in economics, University of California at Berkeley.

Background: Kamlet joined CMU's faculty in 1976. He was department head of Social and Decision Sciences from 1990 to 1993, when he became dean of the Heinz College. Since 2000, he has been provost and executive vice president.

Quote: “What a pleasant surprise to be elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. In addition to recognizing research contributions, this award also is based on opportunities to help build academic excellence institutionally.”

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