Dean of the Columbia University Graduate School of Business
R. Glenn Hubbard is the Dean of the Columbia University Graduate School of Business, where he is also Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics. He is also a professor of economics in Columbia's Faculty of Arts and Sciences and one of the more renowned economists in the United States.
Professor Hubbard received his B.A. and B.S. degrees summa cum laude from the University of Central Florida in 1979, and his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University in 1983.
Hubbard has been at Columbia University since 1988. From February 2001 until March 2003, he was chair of the Council of Economic Advisors under President George W. Bush. He was named dean of Columbia Business School on July 1, 2004.
He was tipped by some media outlets to be a candidate for the position of Chairman of the Federal Reserve when Alan Greenspan retired, although he was not nominated for the position.
A supply-side economist, he was instrumental in the design of the 2003 Bush Tax cuts.