Tim Dodd

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Director of Advising
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Tim Dodd is the new Director of Advising at the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University. Prior to coming to GW, Tim served as Director of the Newnan Academic Advising Center at the University of Michigan for 12 years where he led a staff of 41 advisors who advise over 15,000 students in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts.  Tim also served as a general advisor and academic standards board member. In addition to hiring and training general, pre-health, pre-law, and program specialty advisors, and promoting their continuous professional development, Tim instituted a number of highly successful collaborative advising programs, including co-advising initiatives with the University Career Center and in some academic departments.

Prior to his service at the University of Michigan, Tim served as executive director of the Center for Academic Integrity and associate director at the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University. While advising the Duke Honor Council and the University’s program on community standards, Tim also served as a national expert on academic integrity issues, honor codes, and academic integrity policies and as a primary contact and consultant for universities, colleges, and high schools seeking information and counsel on academic integrity. Tim was a frequent guest on local NPR programs around the country and was quoted in a number of national media, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Time Magazine.

Before serving at Duke, Tim was the associate dean for undergraduate studies at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. During his 8.5 years at Case, Tim directed the faculty advising program, advised undergraduates, founded the Academic Integrity Board, launched the free and community- accessible Saturday College, and served on the Academic Standing Committee. He also was responsible for certifying all baccalaureate candidates.

Tim also served as director of faculty advising programs at two small private liberal arts colleges. As associate dean of academic advising at Gettysburg College, Tim refocused and redesigned the faculty advising program while introducing a residence hall-based supplemental advising program. As director of academic resources and advising at St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY, Tim directed the residential college-based faculty advising program and led the staffs of four programs that recruited and supported underrepresented minority students.

Tim has consulted with a number of colleges and universities committed to examining and improving their advising and student support programs, including a number of Big 10 Universities, Salve Regina University, St. John Fisher University, and Missouri Southwestern University.

Tim received his B.A. (Communications) and M.A. (Political Science) from Fordham University. He also attended the University of Pittsburgh where he took doctoral coursework in International Politics and International Political Economy. Tim has taught courses on World Politics, U.S. Foreign Policy, and International Political Economy as well as First Year Seminars and College Transition courses.