Hanna Jackson

Executive Director for Student Success

Centrally engaged with the FLI Initiatives, Hanna advances the student-facing and staff-facing efforts of our access and equity work as the strategic leader of the Center for Student Success.

Hanna’s work with FLI students spans 15+ years and multiple institutions. She has moved among and combined the perspectives of policy development, innovating programming, and advising practice. At JHU, Hanna has served in various roles including the Deputy Executive Director for Student Success since 2019. Prior to coming to Hopkins, she was the Director of Student Outreach and Education at Agnes Scott College, where she chaired the Students of Concerns committee to provide preventative and responsive support to students in their academic success and overall well-being. Hanna has also dedicated much of her career to increasing access to nationally competitive awards at multiple institutions. Hanna’s previous teaching and research has focused on inter-group dialogue, critical race theory and higher education, and service learning.