The Department of Education has released the full list of candidates to fill the vacant position of Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Education Under Secretary of Education David Bezos, a position that had been vacant since the retirement of Robert N. Nutter, who left office in 2017.
The Education Department released the list of potential candidates on Friday, which also included the names of the eight current department officials who resigned from the department in the wake of the 2016 election.
Bezos is the first person in history to hold this position.
Among the candidates listed are University of Arizona Chancellor James C. DeBolt and Johns Hopkins University President Thomas G. Barr, who have both expressed interest in the job.
Other candidates include University of Chicago President Robert W. Martin, former President Barack Obama’s National Science Foundation director and former U.S. Department of Defense Under Secretary for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Robert M. Gates Jr. and former Secretary of State William Burns.
A total of 14 individuals have been nominated so far to fill this position, including DeBolts three previous bids, Barr and Gates, as well as Barr’s wife, Michelle.
The names of all of the potential candidates are listed below:Alyssa Babb, a professor of education at the University of Illinois, will be the first female to hold the position.
Babb has a doctorate in teaching from the University at Buffalo and a master’s degree in science education from Johns Hopkins.
Babb was one of three finalists for the position in 2018 and is the only woman to be offered the position, which is considered an associate director position.
“We are thrilled to welcome Alyssa to the Department of State,” the department said in a statement.
“Her expertise in high-quality instruction is well-suited to the role, which focuses on supporting American students through the rigorous application process.”
Babb, who received a bachelor’s degree from the American University of Beirut in 2010, also served as an associate professor at the College of Education at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 2013 to 2015.
The department said that Babb will begin teaching students in 2019, and that she is currently preparing a research paper to be submitted to the National Academies of Science and Engineering Education.
In 2018, she received a Ph.
D. from the California State University in Fullerton.
Bennett, a University of California, Berkeley professor, has received a master of science degree in psychology from Princeton University.
In 2017, she was a member of the American Association of University Professors, and she received the prestigious B.A. from Cornell University.
Bryan Fazio, a Princeton University professor, was a former associate dean for the Department and served as the director of the College in the Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs.
Fazia, who earned a doctor of psychology degree from Princeton, served as vice provost and deputy dean at the department from 2009 to 2013.
Brazile, a Ph,D.
student at the New School for Social Research, is a former assistant dean for academic affairs and director of academic programs at the School of International and Public Affairs.
She also served at the Harvard Business School.
Brodin, who graduated from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, served in the George W. Bush administration as an assistant secretary of education and was an assistant professor of public policy at the George Washington University.
He was appointed to the post in 2013.
He is a graduate of Princeton University and Columbia University, and he received a B.
S in political science and a BSc.
in education from Princeton.
In a statement, the department lauded his “exemplary work” and said he would be an “excellent choice to lead the Department.”
Brodins office is located in the Johnson Room of the State Department.