Dr. Peter Konwerski

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Vice Provost and Dean of Student Affairs
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Division of Student Affairs

Peter A. Konwerski, Ed.D. serves as Vice Provost and Dean of Student Affairs at the George Washington University. As the Dean of Student Affairs, Peter is the chief student affairs officer for GW, managing a diverse staff of educational professionals responsible for academic success; student academic engagement; parent engagement; and wellness, education, and prevention for GW undergraduate, graduate, and professional students.

In addition to his administrative work, he also holds academic appointments at GW in the Graduate School of Education and Human Development and the Human Services program in the Sociology Department in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences. In those roles he teaches and advises Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral students and supports a number of student research and service projects. Within the Human Services program, he teaches courses such as "Human Services and Community: Empowerment for Social Change"; "Seminar in Human Services: Current Issues"; "Program Planning and Development for Service Agencies"; and "Spirituality and Service".

Peter earned his Bachelor’s degree in Human Services, Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration, and Doctorate in Education and Human Development from GW. His doctoral dissertation was titled “Exploring Impact on Student Participants through Campus Community Service in Higher Education.” 

Peter has dedicated his entire career to leading and enhancing various aspects of GW’s student services and student life organization, previously serving as Senior Associate Vice President and Dean of Students, Associate Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, Executive Director for Administrative Partnerships, Executive Director of the Marvin Center and Student Activities Center, and founding Director of the Office of Community Service.