Erika H. James

by Justin Cates
Erika H. James
Dean, Wharton School
University of Pennsylvania
Serves on Board of Directors for: Momentive Inc.

Erika H. James is the Dean of the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. She is the first woman and first person of color to be appointed dean in Wharton’s 139-year history.

Prior to her appointment at Wharton, James was the John H. Harland Dean at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School from 2014 to 2020. James has been instrumental in developing groundbreaking executive education programs, including the Women’s Leadership program at the University of Virginia’s Darden School.

In addition to her academic responsibilities, James is a board member the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) and Save the Children.

James holds a PhD and Master’s degree in Organizational Psychology from the University of Michigan, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Pomona College of the Claremont Colleges.

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