June 28, 2018 – Georgetown has named distinguished scholar of family and antipoverty policies and experienced public servant Maria Cancian as dean of the McCourt School of Public Policy, effective Feb. 1, 2019.

An economist by training, Cancian will offer the deanship of the McCourt School a sophisticated blend of experience in academic leadership and research and a strong track record of impactful public service.

“Dr. Cancian is an extraordinary scholar who has long been recognized for her visionary leadership and her dedication to serving others,” says Georgetown President John J. DeGioia. “She possesses a deep understanding of the critical importance of public policy at this moment in our nation and an exceptional passion for bringing her very best work to the communities in which she serves.”

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