Traube appointed dean of Brown School

Dorian Traube, a professor in the Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work at the University of Southern California, has been appointed as the next dean of the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, effective Aug. 1, announced Chancellor Andrew D. Martin.

Traube will succeed Tonya Edmond and Rodrigo Reis, professors and interim co-deans at the Brown School, who have served as interim deans since January 2022.


“I’m very excited that Dorian Traube will be the next dean of the Brown School,” Martin said. “The Brown School is a center of excellence for Washington University, and with an innovative leader like Dorian guiding the strategic vision, I’m confident we are well-positioned for even greater impact.”

“I want to thank Tonya Edmond and Rodrigo Reis for their outstanding service as interim co-deans. Their leadership of the Brown School over the past year has continued to advance the school’s mission of putting evidence-based research into practice.”

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