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David W. Andrews: Abbreviated curriculum vitae


1983 Ph.D. Florida State University – Child Development

1980 M.S. Kansas State University – Child Development

1977 B.A. Auburn University – Psychology


 The Ohio State University (1995-Present):



1996 -Present Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Science, College of Education and Human Ecology. Participate as graduate faculty member with responsibilities for teaching, research, and service.

2006-08 Dean, College of Education and Human Ecology. Oversaw merger of the College of Education with the College of Human Ecology and became the founding dean. Chief administrative officer responsible for all academic and non-academic operations of a college with 179 faculty, 323 staff members, 1706 graduate students, and 3105 undergraduate students with an operating budget of over $65 million.

2005-06 Interim Dean, College of Education. Provided overall leadership to the College of Education. Focused charge from the provost to stabilize fiscal status, restore national rankings, and investigate advantages to restructuring.

2000-05 Director, Center for Learning Excellence. The center was established to promote the implementation of best practices to impact student learning in education, mental health, substance abuse, delinquency and violence prevention, and family supports and engagement. Provided policy advice, research, evaluation, staff training, and technical assistance to 129 Alternative Education Grant programs serving 540 Ohio school districts.

1998-06 Dean, College of Human Ecology. Provided overall leadership for the College of Human Ecology. Participated in university decision making through the Council of Deans. The College of Human Ecology had approximately 2,000 students served by 55 faculty members.

199698 Assistant Director of Extension, 4-H Youth Development. Provided leadership to the Ohio 4-H Youth Development Program and Ohio 4-H Foundation. Program reached over 230,000 youth through the efforts of 150 paid staff and 35,000 volunteers. Ohio 4-H Foundation raised $900,000 per year in private funding to augment local, state and national funds. Participated on the Administrative Cabinet of Ohio State University Extension.

1995-96 Associate Professor, Extension State Specialist, Department of Human Development and Family Science. Areas of specialization include adolescent and youth development, program development and evaluation, and parenting.

 Oregon Social Learning Center (1989-1995):

1989-95 Research Scientist, Eugene, Oregon. Co-principal investigator and co-investigator on National Institute of Mental Health and National Institute of Drug Abuse projects developing and assessing the effectiveness of school and community based prevention programs for adolescents. Worked on projects to adapt prevention initiatives to urban environments, longitudinal studies of delinquent youth, and elementary school prevention programs for high-risk youth.

University of Oregon (1989-1995):

1989-95 Adjunct Associate Professor Department of Psychology. Taught undergraduate courses in child development, social development, and research methods.

Oregon State University (1983-1989):

1988-89 Associate Professor – Tenured in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies. Responsibilities included research, instruction, community service, and Extension.

1985-89 Department Head – (Acting Head 1985-1986). Department of Human Development and Family Studies. Responsible for department administration including fiscal responsibility, review of faculty performance, course scheduling, long range planning, Extension programming, development, student recruitment, international programs, and alumni relations. Department included nine faculty members.

1984-88 Research Methodology Consultant – Assigned by vice president for research and graduate study to give ongoing support to faculty engaged in systematic research and program evaluation. Assisted faculty in writing grants to secure funding, and consulted on design, analysis, and interpretation of results.

1983-88 Assistant Professor – Department of Human Development and Family Studies. Teaching responsibilities included undergraduate and graduate courses in child and adolescent development, early childhood education, life span social development, prenatal and infant development, and research methods. Advised students and served on various college and university committees.

Escambia County Schools, Florida (1979-1980)

1979-80 Early Childhood Specialist – Responsible for designing, implementing, and evaluating early intervention programs for children and their parents. Worked closely with community services to provide comprehensive early intervention to high risk children.


The Ohio State University:

Chair, Search Committee for the Director of the John Glenn Math/Science Institute (2006)

University Senate Steering Committee (2005-2007)

Freeman Committee on Graduate Education (2005-2007)

Chair, Search Committee for the Dean of the College of Education (2004-2005)

Chair, Search Committee for the Director of OSU Child Care Center (2004-2005)

Chair, OSU/Columbus Task Force on Preventing Celebratory Riots (2002-2004)

Chair, Search Committee for the Dean and Director, OSU-Mansfield (2002-2003)

Search Committee for the Vice President on University Relations (2002-2003)

Vice President for Research Advisory Board (2002-2007)

Chair, NCAA Certification Academic Integrity Committee (2001-2003)

NCAA Certification Steering Committee (2001-2007)

University Teacher Education Council (2001-2007)

Arts and Sciences Restructuring Task Force (2001-2007)

Co-chair, Community Charitable Drive (2001)

Chair, Search Committee for Dean of the College of Nursing (2001)

OSU Childcare Task Force (2000-2001)

P-12 Advisory Committee (2002-2007)

Council of Deans (1998-2007)

Council of Professional Deans (1998-2007)

Life Sciences Deans Advisory Board (1998-2007)

Advisory Board Comprehensive Cancer Center (1998-2007)

Program Committee of University Senate (1998-2000)

University Senator (1998-2007)

OSU Cares Steering Committee (1996-1998)

Oregon State University:Human Subjects Review Committee (1987-1989)

University Child Care Committee (1986-1987)

Faculty Senate (1986-1988)

Graduate Review Committee, College of Education (1986)

Student Conduct Committee (1984 – 1987)



Columbus City Schools Foundation (Founding Board Member, 2007 – present)

Phi Delta Kappa Foundation Educational Board of Governors, President (member 2006-present)

OSU Campus Partners (Board Member, 2007 – 2009)

Council of Academic Deans of Research Education Institutions (CADREI: member 2005-2007)

NASULGC Board on Human Sciences (Board Member 1998 – 2007)

Ohio Teacher Quality Project (Board Member, 2005-2007)

Reading Recovery Council of North America (Board Member, 2005-2007)

Reading Recovery and Early Literacy, Inc. (Board Chair, 2005-2007)

Ohio Family and Children First Cabinet Council, (Advisor and special consultant, 2003-2007)

National Positive Youth Development Research (Advisory Board Member, 2003)

American Dietetic Association Foundation (Board Member, 1999-2002)

Memberships (Past and Present)

Kappa Omicron Nu

Phi Delta Kappa

Phi Upsilon Omicron

Society for Prevention Research

National Association for the Education of Young Children

Oregon Council on Family Relations

Society for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

Society for Research in Child Development

Society for Research in Adolescence


Godman Guild Settlement House (Board Member, 2009-present)

Champion of Children (Advisory Board Member, 2008-present)

Habitat for Humanity Build Argentina, S.A. (2006)

OSU Community Charitable Drive (Campus Chair, 2002)

Service Learning Initiative and Service Board (2002-2004)

Volunteer Assistant Tennis Coach Ohio State University (1999–2002)

Children’s Hunger Alliance, Board Member (1998-2004)

World Pride Drug Prevention Conference, Steering Committee (1999)

Ohio Family and Children First, Parent Involvement Task Force (1996-2000)

Lane Community College Respiratory Care Advisory Committee (1991-1993)

Lane County Youth Development Commission (1991-1993)

Linn-Benton Community College Parent Education Advisory Board (1986-1989)

Retired Seniors Volunteer Program (1985-1989)

Campus Day Care Advisory Committee (1983-1984)


Champion of Children Award – 2008, Columbus, Ohio

National Family Advocacy Award – 2007, Godman Guild

Irene Bandy-Hedden Award in Early Childhood -2007, Ohio Department of Education

Human Ecology Alumni Society Faculty of the Year Award – 2003, The Ohio State University

Distinguished Alum Award – 2003, College of Human Sciences, Florida State University

Golden Ruler Award for Service to Public Education – 2002, Columbus Board of Education

Postdoctoral Fellowship Award 1989 – 1991, National Institute of Mental Health

Distinguished Faculty Award – 1989, Oregon State University


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