Wendy Harris is the Associate Dean for Administration at the School of Social Work. She oversees the administrative staff, who handle finances, grants, contracts, human resources, IT, and facilities issues. She functions as a member of the leadership team of the School.
Wendy has an unusual background for this position, with a BA in Anthropology from Indiana University, an MA in Anthropology from Southern Illinois University, and a Masters in Library Science from University of Illinois. She started at University of Illinois as an archaeologist, but moved to business administrative over 20 years ago. She worked at Beckman Institute, Educational Psychology, Mathematics, and the Prairie Research Institute before coming to Social Work. In her spare time, Wendy serves as a food mobile captain for the Eastern Illinois Foodbank and studies genealogy.