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UMD Announces New Dean of Swenson College of Science and Engineering

Updated: 06/19/2014 11:39 AM
Created: 06/19/2014 11:22 AM WDIO.com

The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) announced Dr. Josh Hamilton as the new Dean of the Swenson College of Science and Engineering.  Hamilton will also serve as a faculty member in the UMD Department of Biology.

Hamilton comes to UMD from the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) in Woods Hole, Massachusetts where her served from 2008-2013 as the Chief Academic and Scientific Officer.  There, he oversaw their five year-round research centers and programs as well as the summer visiting research and education program.  Hamilton also looked after all other MBL education, research and outreach programs, according to a UMD press release.

He received his Ph.D in toxicology and M.S. in genetics from Cornell University and his B.S. in biology from Bridgewater State College in Massachusetts. 

Hamilton was a faculty member at the Dartmouth Medical School from 1990-2008, senior scientists with the Marine Biological Laboratory from 2008 to present.  He also held an adjunct professor appointment at Brown University from 2010 to present.

"I am looking forward to working with Dr. Hamilton and am excited to see the continued outstanding progress in SCSE under his leadership," UMD Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Andrea Schokker said. "Hamilton has an extraordinary record of funded research along with well over 70 published journal articles.  He has awards in both teaching and research and will be a welcome addition to UMD."

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