'dean' can also refer to...

Andrew G. Dean

Basil Herbert Dean (1888—1978) theatre producer

Benjamin Dean Wyatt (1775—1852) architect

Beryl Dean (1911—2001) embroiderer

Billy Dean


Book of the Dean of Lismore

Brenda Irene Isabelle Frances Theresa Dean Paul (1907—1959) actress and drug addict

Brett Dean (b. 1961)

(Charles) Dean the younger Wolstenholme (1798—1883) sporting painter and engraver

Christopher Dean (b. 1958)

Cookham Dean

Cyril Dean Darlington (1903—1981) cytogeneticist and evolutionist


Dean Acheson (1893—1971) American statesman, Secretary of State 1949–53

Dean Baker

Dean, Bob And Cindy

Dean Dillon (b. 1955)

Dean Dixon (1915—1976)

Dean Fraser

Dean Friedman

Dean Hanley

Dean Keith Simonton

Dean Maki

Dean Martin (1917—1995) American singer and actor

Dean Miller (b. 1965)

Dean Moyar

Dean O. Smith

Dean of the Arches and Auditor


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A title which has two distinct meanings in higher education. It may be used to confer status on a head of department or faculty, in which case the full title will indicate this, as in ‘dean of faculty’; or it may indicate a senior member of a university who is responsible for matters of student discipline.

Subjects: Education — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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