Daniel Diermeier serves as the thirteenth provost of the University of Chicago. He has responsibility for academic and research programs and oversees the university’s budget. Diermeier was previously dean of the Harris School of Public Policy. He is a member of the boards of the University of Chicago Medical Center, Argonne National Laboratory, CityBase, and NORC.
Diermeier is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the Canadian Institute of Advanced Research (CIFAR). His teaching and research focuses on formal political theory, political institutions, the interaction of business and politics, text analytics, public perception, and crisis and reputation management. He has published two books and 90 research articles in academic journals, mostly in the fields of political science, economics, and management, but also in other areas such as linguistics, sociology, psychology, computer science, and applied mathematics.
Prior to joining the University of Chicago, he taught at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.