Dr. Chamlee-Wright joined IHS in November 2016 with an accomplished record as an academic leader, scholar, and educator. From 2012 to 2016 she served as provost and dean at Washington College and was previously the Elbert H. Neese Professor of Economics and associate dean at Beloit College. Emily earned her PhD in economics from George Mason University and has published six books. She is a former W.K. Kellogg National Leadership Fellow and received the excellence in teaching award from Beloit College, a Distinguished Alumna Award from George Mason University, and the 2014 Charles G. Koch Outstanding IHS Alum Award.
The past two-and-a-half centuries have witnessed extraordinary improvement in the human condition. More people today than in the long stretch of human history have freedom and opportunity to live their fullest lives.