Dr. Samuel R. Allen Dean of the Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. School of Business
Distinguished Professor of Service
Special Advisor to the President
James “Jim” Bullard, the longest serving sitting president of Federal Reserve Banks and one of the nation's foremost economists and respected scholar-leaders, was chosen in July 2023 as the inaugural dean of the reimagined Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. School of Business at Purdue University.
Ph.D., Economics, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, 1990.
Bachelor of Science, Quantitative Methods and Information Systems, and Economics, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, Minnesota, 1984.
“I am humbled and beyond thrilled to lead the Daniels School of Business, named for one of the most influential fiscal leaders of our time. Purdue is known around the world for forward- thinking innovation. I will work to foster that spirit, and I think I can bring some real-world experience to pass on to the next generation of business leaders and innovators. I share Purdue’s vision to build toward the economies of the future.”
— James Bullard
James Bullard, the Dr. Samuel R. Allen Dean of Purdue University's Daniels School of Business, has developed an economic model that serves as a benchmark to see how adept U.S. policymakers are at selecting the best policies and provided suggestions for further improvement.