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Stacey Harris

Dean of Students

Email: [[harris]]

About Dean Stacey Harris

Dean Harris assumed the role of dean of students at William & Mary in May 2022. Dean Harris is an adaptive leader who approaches her work through a restorative and social justice lens. She has spent more than two decades overseeing student affairs operations and developing sustainable programming and resources to promote student success.  After working in the public sector as an attorney specializing in civil rights, ADA compliance, and mental health advocacy, Dean Harris held leadership positions at Lesley University and Monmouth University and served at Boston University for 14 years as Dean’s Fellow, Associate Director of Disability & Access Services, and a key member of the student life management team. She has an extensive background in higher educational policy, Disability compliance and had served as a Title IX deputy and in 2020 established the Student Conflict Resolution Program at Boston University - a university-wide initiative focused on developing a shared language and tools for managing difficult conversations and experiences. She holds a B.A. from Curry College, a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School and certifications in mediation, restorative justice dialogue and social justice mediation. She is currently a Fellow in the George Washington University Fellowship Institute on Antisemitism and Jewish Inclusion and serving a three-year term on the Board of Trustees of the Dana Hall School in Wellesley Massachusetts. She and her wife are excited to begin to explore Virginia and are the proud parents of two kids, Zion & Torin.

Dean Harris’s favorite moments are with and for students. Feel free to drop by to run a question by her, invite her to a performance or to just say hello. You can also follow her in Instagram @deanharris_wm 

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