The Hamilton Project at Brookings appoints Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach as new director

Washington, D.C. — Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach of Northwestern University has been appointed to succeed Melissa Kearney as director of The Hamilton Project , an economic policy initiative at the Brookings Institution. Schanzenbach will also join the Economic Studies program as a senior fellow.

Robert E. Rubin, one of the Project’s founders and the nation’s 70th Treasury Secretary, said: "Diane Schanzenbach’s extensive research and expertise spans many of the most pressing economic issues our nation faces today in the areas of social mobility and inequality, which The Hamilton Project will continue to address throughout her tenure. Diane will continue a tradition […]