Rani George named Dean of Arts College at Albany State University

Albany State University has announced that Prof. Rani George has been appointed dean of the university’s College of Arts and Humanities. George was among four people — Kerri Johnson, Rhonda Porter and Seyed Roosta — appointed as deans by the university.
“I am pleased to welcome four new deans to the university’s leadership team,” said university provost and vice president of academic affairs Tau Kadhi in a statement. “We conducted a thorough national search and these final candidates displayed outstanding professionalism and dedication,” Kadhi added. “I have the utmost confidence they are committed to ensuring a quality learning experience for all ASU students and the positive growth of the Albany community.”
George currently serves as interim dean of the College of Arts and Humanities and professor of statistics and research methods in the department of criminal justice. She previously served as a department chair, the dean of the ASU Graduate School, statistician/health planner at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany and assistant professor of psychology at Lady Doak College in Madurai, India.
George received a Ph.D. in measurement, statistics and evaluation and a master’s in applied human development from the University of Delaware in Newark. She also received a bachelor’s and master’s degree in psychology from the University of Madras in Chennai, India. George has several peer reviewed publications and has presented at national and international conferences.
Her areas of research interests include HIV/AIDS, behavioral health among college students and school violence. George has co-authored several multi-year research grants, including the SAMHSA Minority AIDS Initiative funding for Minority Serving Institutions Partnerships with Community-Based Organizations and the SAMHSA Campus HIV/AIDS prevention program.Her areas of research interests include HIV/AIDS, behavioral health among college students and school violence. She has co-authored several multi-year research grants, including the SAMHSA Minority AIDS Initiative funding for Minority Serving Institutions Partnerships with Community-Based Organizations and the SAMHSA Campus HIV/AIDS prevention program.

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