Claude Steele Returns to Stanford

After a brief two-year stint as provost at Columbia University, social psychologist Claude Steele is returning to Stanford University as dean of the School of Education. Steele was a member of the Stanford faculty from 1991 to 2009.

Professor Steele is a graduate of Hiram College and earned a Ph.D. at Ohio State University. Prior to joining the Stanford faculty in 1991, he taught at the University of Utah, the University of Washington, and the University of Michigan.