Mary Lou Andrews, Ph.D.

Assistant Dean and Licensure Officer
Staff
School of Education and Health Sciences: Teacher Education, Office of the Dean

  • Location: Chaminade Hall, Room 117
  • Phone: 937-229-3102
  • Email: Contact

Profile

Dr. Andrews is the Assistant Dean and Licensure Officer for the School of Education & Health Sciences. Her focus is monitoring undergraduate and graduate students as they progress through the teaching licensure programs, earning State of Ohio teaching licenses. She works closely with first-year students as they develop their schedules for their first term at the University of Dayton and with students preparing to graduate. She also works closely with students' advisors and with other administrators across the university. She is available to answer questions regarding licensure issues and to meet with prospective as well as current students. Dr. Andrews teaches the diversity course for students in the Early Childhood Leadership & Advocacy Program.

Courses Taught

  • EDT 508 Theories of Learning and Human Development
  • EDT 556 Leadership in Diverse Communities

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Education Leadership, University of Dayton
  • M.S., Educational Leadership, University of Dayton
  • B.A., Elementary Education, Wilmington College

Professional Activities

  • Phi Delta Kappa
  • Ohio Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (OACTE)
  • Jennings Foundation series coordinator for Southeast Ohio

Research Interests

Gender issues

Selected Publications

  • Andrews, M.L. (2010). Alternative Licensure. In T.C. Hunt, J.C. Carper, T.J.  Lasley, & C.D. Raisch (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Educational Reform and Dissent (vol. 1, pp. 45-45). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.
  • Andrews, M.L. (2010). Diversity. In T.C. Hunt, J.C. Carper, T.J.  Lasley, & C.D. Raisch (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Educational Reform and Dissent (vol. 1, pp. 283-286). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.
  • Andrews, M.L. (2010). Licensure and Certification. T.C. Hunt, J.C. Carper, T.J.  Lasley, & C.D. Raisch (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Educational Reform and Dissent (vol. 2, pp. 522-525). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.
  • Andrews, M.L. (2010). Schools of Education. In T.C. Hunt, J.C. Carper, T.J.  Lasley, & C.D. Raisch (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Educational Reform and Dissent (vol. 2, pp. 798-800). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.
  • Reed, D., L.H. Fox, M.L. Andrews, N. Betz, J.P. Evenstad, A. Harris, A., C. Hightower-Parker, J. Johnson, S. Johnson, B. Polnick, & P. Rosser. (2007). Gender Equity in Testing and Assessment. In S.S. Klein, B. Richardson, etal. (Eds.), Handbook for Achieving Gender Equity through Education. Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. pp. 155-167.
  • Andrews, M.L., & C.S. Ridenour. (2006). Exploring Gender Knowledge, Dispositions, and Performances among Graduate Students in an Educational Administration Preparation Program. The Journal of Educational Research, 100(1): 35-43.