James was just announced Dean of University of Pennsylvania’s The Wharton School, the top ranked business and management school in the country.  After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Pomona, she earned her Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology at the University of Michigan in 1995, and joined the faculty at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business in 2001.  Professor James had previously been serving as the Dean of Emory University Goizueta Business School since 2014.