Nicholas Dirks

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at The New York Academy of Sciences

Nicholas Dirks

Nicholas Dirks

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at The New York Academy of Sciences

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The New York Academy of Sciences

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Number of Boards

9

Birthday

1950

Age

71

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President Emeritus, New York University Dean Emeritus Benjamin F. Butler Professor of Law at New York University - School of Law

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President at Stanford University

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Chief Scientific Officer at The New York Academy of Sciences

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President Emeritus at George Washington University

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Director at The New York Academy of Sciences

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President Emeritus at The Rockefeller University

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University Professor at Columbia University

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Former Provost & Executive Vice Chancellor at University of California - Berkeley

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Vice Provost, Teaching, Learning, Academic Planning & Facilities at University of California Berkeley Foundation

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Former Vice Provost, Academic Affairs & Faculty Welfare at University of California - Berkeley

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Nicholas Dirks
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at The New York Academy of Sciences
Education
Ph.D.
Class of 1981

UCE’s Office of Investments is responsible for managing the University's investment assets, which includes overseeing the endowment to ensure that it benefits both current and future generations of the University of Chicago. They oversee the broad investment strategy and provide input to the development of the strategic and tactical investment policies of the University & UCMC endowments, pension plans and self-insurance trust assets. Their strategy combines qualitative and quantitative analysis, seeking to achieve superior investment performance on a risk-adjusted basis.

Undergraduate Degree in Asian & African Studies
Class of 1972
Memberships
Member
2014 - Current

Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is an independent policy research center that conducts multidisciplinary studies of complex and emerging problems. The Academy’s elected members are leaders in the academic disciplines, the arts, business, and public affairs. With a current membership of 4,000 American Fellows and 600 Foreign Honorary Members, the Academy has four major goals: Promoting service and study through analysis of critical social and intellectual issues and the development of practical policy alternatives; Fostering public engagement and the exchange of ideas with meetings, conferences, and symposia bringing diverse perspectives to the examination of issues of common concern; Mentoring a new generation of scholars and thinkers through the Visiting Scholars Program and Hellman Fellowship Program; Honoring excellence by electing to membership men and women in a broad range of disciplines and professions. Click here to learn about our new members. The Academy's headquarters are in Cambridge, Massachusetts. With its geographically diverse membership, it conducts activities in this country and abroad

Career History
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
2020 - Current

The New York Academy of Sciences is a membership organization with over 25,000 members in 140 countries. They include research scientists at universities and industry, as well as representatives of business, government, and policy organizations. Our Board of Governors and President's Council include 27 Nobel laureates and other prominent leaders of academia and industry, based in New York and around the world.

Dean of Faculty & Executive Vice President, Arts & Sciences
Prior

Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.

Chancellor
2013 - 2017

University of California Berkeley National rankings: In a National Research Council analysis of 212 doctoral programs at American universities, 48 Berkeley programs place among the top 10 nationwide. Faculty awards and honors: There are 8 Nobel Laureates, 32 MacArthur Fellows, and 4 Pulitzer Prize winners among the current faculty. History of UC Berkeley: Historical highlights, arranged by topic, following the campus's development — from UC's founding in 1868 to a turn-of-the-century building boom, a research explosion in the 1930s, the Free Speech Movement of the '60s, and Berkeley's key role today in science and technology revolutions. Timeline of discoveries and contributions by UC Berkeley scholars. Traditions of Cal: Who was the Angel of Death? What's with the "Big C" up there in the hills — and why is it sometimes green? Who wears Oski's jolly bear head and size 54 yellow sweater? Tours and webcams: Check out what's happening on Sproul Plaza, the campus's true heart. See stunning live views of the Bay Area from the Lawrence Hall of Science's perch in the Berkeley hills. Chancellor and administration: Information on Chancellor Robert Birgeneau, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George W. Breslauer, and how the university is organized. Organizational charts are included. UC System overview and links: On the campuses, laboratories, and medical centers that comprise UC's public educational system, as well as UC's K-12 partnerships, economic impact, and agriculture and environmental resources.

Boards & Committees
Member, President's Council
Current

University of the People (UoPeople) is the world’s first non-profit, tuition-free, degree-granting online academic institution dedicated to opening access to higher education globally for all qualified individuals, despite financial, geographic or societal constraints.

Political Donations
$500
2008

Former President of United States

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