Interim Dean, College of Arts and Science
Dean of Social Sciences, College of Arts and Science
Frances and John Downing Family Professor of Economics
Dr. Kamal Saggi is the Interim Dean of the College of Arts and Science at Vanderbilt University. He also serves as the Dean of Social Sciences at Vanderbilt and holds the Frances and John Downing Family Chair in Economics.
Two major themes underlying Dr. Saggi’s research are: (i) the inter-relationships between intellectual property rights protection, trade, and technology transfer in the global economy and the (ii) economic underpinnings of the rules and regulations of the contemporary multilateral trading system as embodied in the major trade agreements of the World Trade Organization and its dispute settlement process.