Professor, American Studies, Emeritus (1969-2007)
B.A., University of Iowa; M.A., Ph.D., Yale University
Appointed In
By appointment only

David Axeen held top administrative posts at Oxy for more than 20 years, including dean of the College and vice president for academic affairs.

His administrative legacy includes bringing gender parity to the faculty and boosting racial minority representation in the teaching ranks. He has also brought more attention to the College's undergraduate research programs. In 2003, Axeen rejoined the American studies department.