Assistant Provost for Experiential Learning and Associate Dean for Residential Colleges
Jill Stratton serves as Assistant Provost for Experiential Learning and Associate Dean for Residential Colleges, working closely with the Residential College System, Career Center, Global Education Office, Health Professions Advisory Office, Office of Active Citizenship and Service, Office of Immersion Resources, Pre-Law Advising, and ROTC. Before beginning her position at Vanderbilt in June 2020, Stratton served as Associate Dean for Undergraduate Residential Learning in the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs at Washington University in St. Louis. Jill taught several courses throughout her years at Washington University including “Psychology of Young Adulthood,” covering topics relevant to developmental, social, personal and cognitive issues facing young adults during their college years; and “Leaders in Context,” an upper-level course exploring leadership with a focus on understanding the concept of culture and how the cultural context informs a leader’s style and effectiveness.
Jill received a Ph.D from Union Institute & University and a master of science in college student personnel administration from Indiana University and earned a bachelor of arts in psychology from Transylvania University. Her teaching and research interests include college student development, emotional intelligence, leadership, positive psychology, and residential learning communities.