Margot N. Gill is the Administrative Dean for International Affairs in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University. From 1994 to 2015 she served as the Administrative Dean for Harvard’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, overseeing the administration, admissions, and financial aid for the largest and most international graduate school at the University. She held multiple positions in the Graduate School, including Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Dean for Student Affairs and served in Harvard College as an Allston Burr Senior Tutor and advisor for the College’s international programs.
She currently chairs the University’s Committee on General Scholarships and oversees agreements and government relationships throughout Latin America, Asia, Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.
Her academic area of interest is African archaeology and she has conducted extensive field work in both East and West Africa. She has taught anthropology and pre-history courses in institutions ranging from the University of Nairobi to MIT. She completed her MA and PhD degrees in archaeology at Boston University.