Engerman and Washington appointed to endowed chairs

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David C. Engerman and Ebonya Washington were appointed to endowed professorships.

Engerman, named to the Leitner International Interdisciplinary Professorship, is a scholar of 20th-century international history. Read Engerman’s announcement.

Washington, appointed as the Samuel C. Park Jr. Professor of Economics, specializes in public finance and political economy with research interests in the interplay of race, gender, and political representation; the behavioral motivations and consequences of political participation; and the processes through which low-income Americans meet their financial needs. Read Washington’s announcement.