Phillip J. Bryson, a professor of managerial economics at Brigham Young University, has been named associate director of the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies.
Bryson will begin serving as associate director fall semester 1998. He will supervise academics, personnel, teaching and research as well as the area studies and study abroad programs at the Kennedy Center.The associate director position is new and was created to further the role of the Kennedy Center at BYU, Bryson said.
"I'm very enthusiastic about this position," he said. "An attempt will be made to involve other colleges on campus involved in international activities with the Kennedy Center."
In his new position, Bryson brings a background rich in international experience. He has served as a visiting professor to Marburg University and as a Fulbright Fellow on the Council for International Exchange of Scholars at the Research Center for Comparative Economic Systems in Germany.
He was also an Exchange Fellow at the International Research and Exchanges Board in East Berlin and a visiting professor and Humboldt Fellow at the University of Munich.