Senior Advisor to the Harris School, Professional & Career Development

About Jeremy Edwards

Jeremy Edwards serves as a Senior Advisor to the Harris School. He brings a range of experience in public policy, management, leadership, organizational change strategy, teaching, and academic affairs. Jeremy first joined Harris in 2011 to advance new strategies in recruitment, marketing, and admissions, and from 2015-2021, Jeremy led the significant expansion of Harris academic and co-curricular programs, student affairs and advising, career resources, employer strategies, and built a world-class team of professionals to deliver a meaningful and transformative graduate student experience. 

Early in his career, Jeremy served as Coordinator of International Relations and Instructor for the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), focused on curricular reform and teaching development programs. 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. Jeremy later cofounded and served as Deputy Director for a Chicago Public Schools health education pilot program to better serve at-risk and disadvantaged youth. 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. Outside of his work at Harris, Jeremy serves as an innovation consultant and executive coach. 

Jeremy completed the Executive Leadership program at Stanford University Graduate School of Business, and holds an MS in management from DePaul University, specializing in international 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.

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