Dr. Daniel J. Myers is the Provost of Marquette University. Assuming the position on July 1, 2015 he is the University’s second ranking officer and the chief academic officer, on campus responsible for all aspects of the academic mission of the university as well as the Division of Student Affairs.
Dan Myers earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and a master’s in higher education and student affairs from Ohio State University before completing a master’s and doctorate in sociology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He is a well-known expert in the study of collective behavior and social movements.
Prior to coming to Marquette, Myers served as the vice president and associate provost for faculty affairs at the University of Notre Dame. A member of the Notre Dame faculty since 1998, he previously served as Associate Dean in the College of Arts and Letters, and had chaired the Department of Sociology. Myers had also been the Director of Faculty Development and Research in the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and he founded and directed the Center for the Study of Social Movements.