John Fitzgerald Gates

Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, SEAS

The School of Engineering and Applied Science at UVA has hired John Fitzgerald Gates as its Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion.

Dr. Gates is an esteemed organizational scientist, expert in Strategic Diversity Management, and in-demand corporate strategist. He is the founder of Critically Management Consulting, an organization which guides corporations and other mission-driven organization to optimize diversity as a strategic asset.  Previously, he has held the roles of Associate Dean of Harvard College; Chief of Staff at the University of Vermont; Executive Director of Global Operations at NYU.

He holds a bachelors degree from Morehouse College, a Master's degree from New York University, a Ph.D. from the University of London, and an Advanced Certificate from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.