Courtney M. Burton

Courtney Burton
Assistant Director
Undergraduate Academic Advising
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Courtney M. Burton is the Assistant Director of Academic Advising Systems in the Office of Undergraduate Academic Advising in the Elliott School of International Affairs. In addition to advising a cohort of students from orientation to graduation, she is also responsible for the efficient functioning of online academic systems and for facilitating assessment initiatives in the advising office.

Prior to coming to GW, Courtney was as an undergraduate academic advisor for five years at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, GA. From 2007 to 2013, she served as the faculty Graduate Program Coordinator at Georgia State University’s School of Public Health in downtown Atlanta, and from 2003 to 2007, she was the Assistant Director of Admissions & Student Affairs at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, DC.

Courtney received her B.A. in English from Tulane University and her M.S. in Higher Education from Florida State University. She also completed the certification in middle grades education program at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, GA, and previously taught eighth-grade language arts.