USD Names Kurt Hackemer Interim Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
“Kurt has the knowledge and background to lead USD’s largest college while we conduct a formal search for a new dean,” said Provost Jim Moran.
Matthew Moen, current dean of Arts & Sciences, is leaving USD in March to become president of the Gettysburg Foundation in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Hackemer came to USD in 1996 and has previously served as associate dean of Arts & Sciences for nine years as well as interim registrar, interim diversity officer and interim provost and vice president for academic affairs.
Hackemer has served as chair of the Department of History since 2013, and he also coordinates the Native Studies Program at USD. His research interests include the American Civil War, the military-industrial complex, and American naval history.
He received his bachelor’s degree in history at the University of Chicago, and master’s and doctorate degrees in history from Texas A&M University.
Download a photo: Kurt Hackemer will serve as the interim dean of the College of Arts & Sciences.
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