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Jimmy Ellis Public Administration (PhD)

PhD, Public Administration and Policy, American University
MS, Student Affairs in Higher Education, Colorado State University
BS, Finance, Florida State University

Dr. Jimmy Ellis (he/him/his) is the Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education. He joined AU in 2011 and supports colleagues working in First Year Advising, AU Experience, Student-Athlete Support Program, Academic Support, Academic Coaching, and Quantitative Support. Additionally, he develops and monitors departmental activities designed to maximize undergraduate student retention and graduation. Prior to his current role, Jimmy worked at public and private institutions as a recruiter, retention coordinator, and academic advisor. He has an undergraduate degree in Finance from Florida State University, a graduate degree in Higher Education Administration from Colorado State University, and a doctoral degree in Public Administration and Policy from American University.