Christina Hull Paxson, chair and Class C director, is president of Brown University and professor of economics and public policy. Prior to her appointment as president in 2012, she was dean of the Woodrow Wilson School of International and Public Affairs and the Hughes Rogers Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University. While at Princeton, Paxson also served as chair of the Department of Economics. In addition, she was founding director of the National Institute on Aging Center for the Economics and Demography of Aging and was a founder of the Center for Health and Wellbeing. She served as vice president of the American Economic Association in 2012 and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. In 2020, Paxson was appointed chair of the board of directors for the Association of American Universities. Paxson joined the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston’s board of directors in 2016 and served as deputy chair starting in 2019.