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Peter Henry

Dean, NYU Stern School of Business

Peter Henry is an economist and Dean of NYU's Stern School of Business and the author of Turnaround: Third World Lessons for First World Growth. Henry is a native Jamaican and the youngest and only black dean of a major business school. He was a wide receiver on the UNC football team, a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford, and received his Ph.D at MIT. He taught economics at Stanford prior to NYU, was on President Obama's Transition Team in 2008, and is currently on the board of the Council on Foreign Relations.