Wednesday, June 28, 2023

Cecilia Rouse named as 9th President of the Brookings Institution

The Brookings Institution has just announced that Dr. Cecilia Rouse, who has served under three Democratic presidents, has been named as the 9th president at the think tank.

Here is more from a press release:

The Brookings Institution announced that Cecilia Rouse has been named its next president, following approval by its Board of Trustees. Rouse’s appointment will be effective in January 2024, when she will succeed Amy Liu, who has served as interim president since July 2022 and will remain in this role until January.


Rouse is currently the Katzman-Ernst Professor in Economics and Education at Princeton University.  Before that she was Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) in the first couple years of the Biden Administration.  She has also served in the Clinton and Obama administrations.

She is married to Ford Morrison, the son of author Toni Morrison.

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