Ex-Officio Doug Hicks, a member of Davidson’s class of 1990, returned to his alma mater in 2022 as president. He joined Davidson from his role as Dean of Oxford College at Emory University. He received an AB degree magna cum laude with honors in economics from Davidson, a Master of Divinity summa cum laude from Duke University, and MA and PhD degrees in religion from Harvard University, where he studied with distinguished theologian Ronald Thiemann and Nobel Prize-winning economist Amartya Sen. He has written or edited nine books along with fifty articles for scholarly and public audiences. On August 1, 2022, he started as Davidson’s 19th president. Mr. Hicks previously served as a member of the board of trustees of Agnes Scott College and, earlier, a trustee at Duke University.