Dean Blount has served in ODUS since 2013, working closely with Dean Chen to support the undergraduate disciplinary system, and serving as assistant secretary to the Committee on Discipline. In collaboration with the Housing Office, he selects, trains and supervises the upperclass Community Living Assistants (CLAs). Dean Blount is also the liaison to the Prospect Street Eating Clubs and works closely with the undergraduate club officers and with the leadership of the graduate boards. Dean Blount oversees the FOCUS program and helps recruit a diverse group of students for leadership positions. In addition, Dean Blount leads strategic efforts to effectively market, communicate, and document ODUS programs, awards, and opportunities. He also serves on a variety of ad hoc committees and supports other ODUS projects and initiatives.
Dean Blount graduated from Princeton in 2008, earning an A.B in History. He followed this with a MSc in sociology from the London School of Economics. Dean Blount has remained connected to the university community, where he was a member of the varsity track and field program, a residential college adviser in Forbes College, and a WPRB sports broadcaster. He now volunteers as a Forbes fellow, and is an academic-athletic fellow to the varsity men’s and women’s basketball, men’s track, and football teams.