Economist Rachel Croson known as dean of the UT Arlington Higher education of Business

University of Texas at Arlington announces the appointment of Rachel Croson, UT Dallas professor of economics and director of the UT Dallas Center for the negotiations, as Dean College of Business.

In the last two years Croson served division director of the National Science Foundation for Economic and Social Studies, managing $ 100 million in annual and eight programs.

Croson served as assistant and associate at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania before joining the University of Texas at Dallas in 2007. He graduated in economics and philosophy of science at the University of Pennsylvania and received a master's and a doctorate in economics from Harvard University.

"The University of Texas at Arlington, a huge organization with students, faculty is exceptional, dedicated staff and an impressive management did," said Croson. "I look forward to building on the solid reputation of UT Arlington College of Business and work on new, charitable support of the college to attract."

UT Arlington President James D. Spaniolo said Croson offers a wide range of interdisciplinary teaching and research experience, that the mission of UT Arlington will grow to become a recognized research institute at the national level.

"Dean Croson already achieved a lot in his career, and we are pleased that the dynamics of the academic department of the University of Texas at Arlington to spend," said Spaniolo. "Our business programs perfectly. Will try to build on our successes, and then these important programs to the next level."

Croson was selected from a large number of candidates after an extensive national survey said Ron Elsen Baumer, UT Arlington rector and vice president for academic affairs.

"We are delighted that someone of the caliber of Dr. Croson as our next dean of the College of Business for rent," said Elsen Baumer. "She has a long history of working with colleagues from different disciplines and seek reputation for innovation and excellence."

UT Dallas President David E. Daniel Croson called "a very experienced researcher" and an important mentor students."We are very proud of his achievements and congratulate UT Arlington adding qualified person for teachers and administrators, whom we look forward to working with this new role," says Daniel.

Croson can Himarios Dan, who was recently named UT Arlington vice rector and director of the Academic Center for Global Initiatives. Officially begins his new post January 14, 2013.

UT Arlington College of Business is the second largest academic unit of the university enrollment of about 5,700 students in autumn 2012. Its business and accounting programs are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Most studies have focused on Croson experimental and behavioral economics, the study of how people are economic decisions and how to improve them, he said.

Thematic areas to attract and promote many disciplines, including economics, management, marketing, operations, political science and sociology, and his work has been published in numerous magazines. As the director of the Centre include scientists negotiations UT Dallas' dealing with professionals and business leaders to inform business practice in the field of education and awareness.

Croson is also co-editor of the forthcoming book, The Oxford handbook of economic settlement of the conflict, with Gary Bolton, and is now looking for reasons of charity, among other topics.

About UT Arlington College of Business

The College of Business is one of the largest and most productive business schools in the country. It offers 16 graduate programs of work of 10 specialized master degree, MBA in two sizes, the 15-month Executive MBA and PhD in business. The college also offers one of the most successful executive MBA programs in China.

College Master of Science in Marketing research program is consistently ranked as one of the top five programs of its kind in the country. The Academy also has the Goolsby Leadership Academy, where the choice of the degree of importance to the development of strong business principles of leadership and business ethics cook.

About the University of Texas at Arlington

University of Texas at Arlington is a comprehensive research institution of 33,200 students and more than 2,200 teachers, in the heart of North Texas and the second largest organ in the University of Texas system. The study, which has more than tripled over the past decade to $ 71.4 million last year, with a focus on bio-engineering, medical diagnostics, micro-manufacturing and defense and homeland security technologies, among other areas.