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Andrew Sonn, Ed.D. (Doctor of Education)

Title:
Assistant Dean of Students
Office:
Division of Student Affairs
Email:
asonn@gwu.edu

Dr. Andrew “Andy” Sonn is a graduate of GW’s Higher Education Administration Program and has worked in student affairs for 20 years.  Andy arrived at GW in 1999 and worked as GW's housing director for five years. Since 2004, Andy has worked in GW’s Division of Student Affairs. In these positions, Andy has helped implement a number of divisional and cross-divisional projects relating to improving student and business services at the University, including founding GW’s Office of Veteran Services, working on the division’s professional development and fundraising activities, and overseeing parent and international student services. He has also served as a Community Director and a graduate assistant in University of Maryland’s Department of Residence Life and as a housing staff member at Georgetown University. 

Andy’s current role as Assistant Dean of Students involves the oversight of Military and Veterans Affairs, the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities, and Academic Integrity. 

Andy is a visiting professor of Higher Education Administration in GW’s Graduate School of Education and Human Development and teaches courses in student affairs, higher education administration, and higher education history. His professional and research interests include higher education leadership, assessment in higher education, staff training and development, continuous improvement models applied to higher education, and student veteran transitional issues.