Allison Avolio

Interim, Dean of Student Life

Allison joined the Hopkins community in June of 2014. Spending five years as the Director of Residential Life, she made significant impacts on the program by way of staff expansion, programmatic efforts, and ushering in a compensation model for Resident Advisors. In fall of 2019, Allison transitioned to the inaugural position of Deputy to the Dean of Student Life. As Deputy, Allison supports the Dean in all engagement opportunities and outreach, leads projects and initiatives, and works alongside the leadership team to accomplish goals and impact the student experience.

Allison is currently serving as the interim dean of student life for the Homewood campus.

A proud Pittsburgh native who has put down roots in Baltimore, Allison received her B.A. in History from Muskingum College and her M.A. in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania.