academic outreach

Academic Outreach Staff

tim peterson

Timothy W. Peterson, Ph.D.

Dean of Academica Outreach

tim.peterson@washburn.edu

Tim is responsible for the overall operation of Academic Outreach including the noncredit professional development programs, academic support services, and summer sessions.

His primary areas of expertise are inter-institutional collaboration, distance education, and faculty development. He has also served as an adjunct instructor for the Washburn University School of Applied Studies and for Kansas State University.

Tim earned a B.A. in Social Science from the University of Northern Iowa, an M.Ed. in Adult Education from Texas A&M University, an Ed.S. in Higher Education from George Washington University, and a Ph.D. in Education Policy from the University of Maryland.


thomas underwood

Thomas Underwood, Ph.D., M.P.A.

Assistant Dean of Academic Outreach

thomas.underwood@washburn.edu

As the Assistant Dean for Academic Outreach, Thomas Underwood is responsible for the overall management of non-credit professional education, including planning, development, implementation, and evaluation. He also serves as the Executive Director for the Joint Center on Violence and Victim Studies, a consortium program between Washburn University, California State University-Fresno, and the University of New Haven.

Thomas has a doctorate in Adult and Continuing Education for Kansas State University, a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Kansas, and a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice and Sociology from Washburn University.


Georgianne Crow

Administrative Specialist

georgianne.crow@washburn.edu

Georgianne offers administrative support to the department in the areas of financial and enrollment reporting, student enrollments and accounts receivable and payable