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President, Dickinson College

Dr Margee Ensign is Dickinson College’s 29th president. Prior to Dickinson she served for seven years as president of the American University of Nigeria (AUN), a private university based on the U.S. model of university education.

She's a widely published scholar whose work focuses primarily on the challenges of international development as well as on the implications of development assistance. She co-authored Rwanda: History and Hope, co-edited Confronting Genocide in Rwanda and is the author of Doing Good or Doing Well? Japan’s Foreign Aid Program and Images and Behavior of Private Bank Lending to Developing Countries.

Ensign earned her B.A. from New College in Florida and her Ph.D. in international political economy from the University of Maryland.


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    President, Dickinson College