David W. Oxtoby
Political Science

David W. Oxtoby is President of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is President Emeritus of Pomona College, and he was a Visiting Scholar at the Harvard Graduate School of Education prior to becoming President of the American Academy. As the ninth president of Pomona College, Oxtoby has been recognized as a leader in American higher education. Previously he served as Dean of the Division of Physical Sciences and the William Rainey Harper Distinguished Service Professor of Chemistry at the University of Chicago.