Meet the Provost

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Dr. Jonathan Levin comes to Mary Washington with more than 20 years’ experience in higher education at public and private institutions.  Most recently, he was dean of the Drew University College of Liberal Arts, where he helped increase underrepresented minorities and boost the mean GPA of incoming students.  He also worked to integrate the New Jersey school’s strategic plan, which emphasized the expansion of global, civic, and professional engagement opportunities for students.

Before Drew, Levin was professor and dean at Purchase College in New York.  He was professor of English at Columbia University, where he directed the master’s program, and at Fordham University , where he chaired the English department and was acting director of American studies.  Levin’s specialties include 19th and 20th century American literature and culture, and literature and the environment.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in English and French from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, a master’s degree in English from the University of California at Los Angeles, and a Ph.D. in English from Rutgers University.

Contact the Office of the Provost:
1301 College Avenue
Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5300
Telephone: (540) 654-1241
Email: aoreilly@umw.edu