On August 1, Christopher C. Morphew, executive associate dean at the University of Iowa College of Education, will become the Johns Hopkins University dean of the College of Education. Morphew will succeed David W. Andrews, who left in April 2016 to head a private university in California. Mariale Hardiman has been acting as interim dean since Andrews left.
Morphew received a Ph.D. in social sciences and educational practices degree from Stanford and a master’s degree from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education. He has also been on the faculty at the University of Georgia and the University of Kansas.
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