Please welcome Andrew Davis who is joining the School of Education Monday, July 17 as associate dean and head of school. His office is on the 5th Floor of Enderis.
Hope Longwell-Grice, who has served in that position and has been with the School of Education for 20 years, is retiring. Longwell-Grice has agreed to remain with SOE for several weeks after Davis’ arrival to assist with the transition.
As the head of school and associate dean, Davis will be responsible for overseeing all day-to-day operations in the School of Education. In this position, he will also be responsible for community engagement efforts and serve on the leadership team for the College of Community Engagement and Professions.
Before accepting the position at UWM, Davis was chair of the Department of Educational Psychology at Ball State University and was director of the Ball State University Neuropsychology Laboratory.
He has experience in administration, leadership, mentorship, teaching, research, and clinical service provision in educational and health care settings. He also brings an extensive research record, with more than 50 peer reviewed publications, four edited books, and numerous published book chapters, presentations, and funded research projects. He was the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Pediatric Neuropsychology.
In addition to his leadership duties, Davis will also be a professor in the Department of Educational Psychology.