Chris Alexander is Associate Dean for International
Programs and Director of the Dean Rusk International Studies Program at
Davidson College. The Dean Rusk Program
includes the Office of Study Abroad, which provides administrative support to
Davidson’s program in India.
Dennis Appleyard is James B. Duke Professor of International Studies and Professor of Economics, Emeritus, at Davidson College. His academic career consisted of 20+ years on the faculty of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and 20+ years at Davidson. His teaching and research specialization is in international economics, and he has had a longtime interest in the Indian economy. At Davidson he was a member or Chair of the International Education Committee for many years, resident director of the college’s Semester-in-India Program in fall 1996 and fall 2008, and resident director of the Semester-in-India and Nepal Program in fall 2000. In the 1980s, he did consulting work in Pakistan for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.