About Dean Wilson

Dr. Andrew Wilson is Dean of Academic and Student Services at Johns Hopkins University where he provides leadership for initiatives situated at the nexus of the academic and student experience for graduate and undergraduate students. His broad portfolio provides foundational services such as the Office of the Registrar and the Office of Student Disability Services, as well as offices that leverage the student experience for lifelong success such as the Career Center, National Fellowships Program, Center for Social Concern, and Center for Student Success.

With more than 20 years of higher education experience, Dr. Wilson has served as a faculty member and administrator. Previously, he served as Senior Associate Dean of Campus Life at Emory University where he also served as the chief residence life officer and chief student conduct officer. He also has held positions at Virginia Commonwealth University and Washington University. He also served as Lecturer in the sociology department and educational studies department in the Emory College of Arts and Sciences and an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the College of Education at the University of Georgia.

Dr. Wilson’s research interests include advocacy and inclusion education, assessment in higher education, student success factors, and external relations in student affairs. He has authored more than 20 publications and presented more than 35 sessions. His current research project explores factors of success for low-income college students.

A native of Charleston, SC, Dr. Wilson earned a BA in psychology from Winthrop University (SC), a MA in higher education and policy studies from Virginia Tech, and a PhD in counseling and human development from the University of Georgia. He serves on an advisory board for a Baltimore City elementary school, the College Board’s national advisory committee on Advanced Placement, and as a mission ambassador for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Maryland.