Dean Ann Kirschner
Ann Kirschner is a distinguished author and keynote speaker on education policy and strategy, careers, and digital media. Her articles have appeared in The New York Times, Chronicle of Higher Education, and other publications. Her first book, Sala’s Gift, (2006), tells the story of her mother’s wartime rescue of letters from Nazi labor camps, and has been published in German, Polish, Italian, French, Czech, and Chinese. The letters are in the permanent collection of The New York Public Library and are the subject of an international traveling exhibit, a theatrical play by Arlene Hutton, and a forthcoming documentary film by Murray Nossel. Her second book, Lady at the OK Corral: the True Story of Josephine Marcus Earp, was named "Editor's Choice" by the New York Times Book Review and "Best New Western Author" by True West Magazine.
She was named one of New York Magazine’s “Millennium New Yorkers” and honored as a distinguished graduate of Princeton University and University of Buffalo. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Apollo Group, Public Agenda, the Paul and Daisy Soros Foundation, and Advisory Councils for Princeton and the Center for Jewish History.