George Levesque

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Associate Dean, Yale College; Dean of Academic Programs, Yale College; Director of Undergrad Studies, First-Year Seminar Program; Lecturer in History
SSS 30
Fields of interest: 

U.S.: History of religious thought in America; History of education & American colleges and universities


George Levesque, Ph.D. (Columbia), is Dean of Academic Programs in Yale College. He oversees the First-Year Seminar Program and the Residential College Seminar Program, and he serves as the Dean’s Designee on faculty standing and ad hoc committees, including: Course of Study Committee; Committee on Teaching and Learning; Committee on Advising, Placement, and Enrollment; Education Studies Advisory Committee; Language Study Committee; Committee on Teaching in the Residential Colleges; the ROTC Advisory Committee; the Faculty Committee on Athletics; and the Yale College Steering Committee. He also serves as Secretary for the Yale College faculty meetings and for Yale’s chapter (Alpha of Connecticut) of Phi Beta Kappa, and he serves as the university’s Faculty Athletic Representative to the NCAA.

Dean Levesque teaches courses on religious thought in America and the history of American colleges and universities. His research focuses on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century intellectual and cultural history in the United States. Recent articles include “Elisha Williams” in the Dictionary of Early American Philosophers.