Amir Pasic

Eugene R. Tempel Dean and Professor of Philanthropic Studies

Dean's Office
University Hall, Suite 3000
301 University Boulevard
Indianapolis, IN


  • University of Pennsylvania, PhD, Political Science
  • Johns Hopkins University, MA, International Relations
  • Yale University, BA, Economics and Political Science


Amir Pasic became dean of the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University on January 12, 2015.

Prior to joining IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, Dean Pasic was vice president of international operations at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). In this role, he provided strategic leadership for CASE regional offices in London, Singapore, Mexico City, and oversaw CASE activities in Africa and other areas outside of the United States.

Previously, Dean Pasic was associate dean for development and strategic planning at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) as well as executive director of the Foreign Policy Institute, where he continues to serve as a fellow. Prior to his work at SAIS, he was deputy vice president for advancement at George Washington University and a librarian at the Library of Congress.

Preceding positions include serving as deputy director for the world security project of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and faculty appointments at Brown University's Watson Institute.


Other Activities

  • Trustee, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, New York, NY
  • Fellow, Johns Hopkins University, SAIS Foreign Policy Institute