Gene Andrew Jarrett, English Department alum, named Princeton's next Dean of the Faculty

May 27, 2021

Gene Andrew Jarrett, the Seryl Kushner Dean of the College of Arts and Science (CAS) and Professor of English at New York University, will become Princeton’s next dean of the faculty. Jarrett, who also has been named the William S. Tod Professor of English, will begin Aug. 1.

Jarrett earned his bachelor’s degree in English from Princeton in 1997. He has a long career as an influential academic administrator, professor and scholar of African American literary studies.

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