Senior Associate Dean, Academic and Student Affairs

About Jeremy Edwards

Jeremy Edwards serves as the Senior Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs. He brings a range of experience in public policy, management, organizational change strategy, innovation, and academic affairs. At Harris Public Policy, Jeremy oversees the overall student experience, and is responsible for leading and managing the Academic and Student Affairs team, including student affairs, career development, employer relations, and data analytics.

His academic training is in the areas of organizational behavior, international development, policy, management, and strategy. Early in his career, Jeremy served as Coordinator of International Relations (CLAIR), a Japanese governmental agency focused on education reform, local development, and revitalization. He later worked for a boutique immigration law firm in Chicago, specializing in labor visas, asylum research, and Homeland Security and Department of Labor policies. In 2009, Jeremy cofounded and served as Deputy Director for a Chicago Public Schools health education pilot program, where he developed the program design and conducted outcome evaluations. Jeremy also served as faculty for the Graduate School of Public Service at DePaul University, where he taught core courses in Public Service Management and International Comparative Public Policy, focusing in nonprofit strategies and public-private partnerships. Outside of his work at Harris, Jeremy serves as a strategy and innovation consultant for social start-ups and nonprofit organizations.

Jeremy holds an MS in management from DePaul University, focusing in international public policy and program evaluation. He studied nonprofit management and policy in Germany, labor migration and urbanization in China, and holds certificates in political economy, nonprofit management, and process strategy. He holds a BA in organizational behavior and international development from Murray State University.