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Sally Blount Named Nemmers Distinguished Professor

Blount began as Kellogg dean July 15

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July 23, 2010 | by Jasmine Rangel
EVANSTON, Ill. --- Sally Blount, dean of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, has been named the Frederic Esser Nemmers Distinguished Professor.

Blount is an expert in the fields of negotiation and behavioral decision making. She has written more than 30 journal articles on management, negotiation and ethics. Her many academic awards include two National Science Foundation grants.

Blount has extensive experience in international higher education and was appointed in 2007 as New York University's special adviser for global academic integration. She served on academic advisory boards at Princeton University, the National Science Foundation, the Economic Science Association and the Academy of Management.

Before coming to Kellogg, Blount was the dean of the undergraduate college and vice dean of the Stern School of Business at NYU. Previously, she was on the faculty at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a consultant with the Boston Consulting Group. Blount received her Ph.D. in management and organizations from Kellogg in 1992.

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