Jeremy Korr, Ph.D

Jeremy Korr, Ph.D

Dean & Associate Professor


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Jeremy Korr

Dr. Jeremy Korr has served as Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences since 2011. With master’s and doctoral degrees in American Studies from the University of Maryland, Dr. Korr has published, taught, and presented in the areas of urban and transportation history, food and culture, cultural geography, American Studies, and higher education. His prior appointments include Associate Dean of Arts & Sciences; Associate Director of the College Park Scholars Program in American Cultures at the University of Maryland, College Park; and Visiting Assistant Professor of History in the Student Recommended Faculty Program at the University of California, Irvine. He joined Brandman University as a full-time faculty member in 2005 and has worked at the Victorville, Ontario, Irvine, and Online campuses.


Dr. Korr serves as Brandman University’s Lead Representative to the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) and the Council of Colleges of Arts & Sciences (CCAS). He is a member of the American Conference of Academic Deans, the Association for Continuing Higher Education, the American Studies Association, the Organization of American Historians, the Society for American City and Regional Planning History, the Online Learning Consortium, and the Association for the Study of Food and Society.  In addition to his academic work, Dr. Korr has led contra dance and folk dance programs for communities and schools since 1992.


Social Sciences


University of Maryland, College Park: 2002
Ph.D. in American Studies
University of Maryland, College Park: 1996
M.A. in American Studies

University of Maryland, College Park: 1994
B.A. in English

Scholarly Activities
  • "Approaches to Competency-Based Liberal Education That Enhance Access and Equity
  • "AAC&U Diversity, Learning, & Student Success conference, San Diego: 2015
  • "Picture This: General Education in a Competency-Based Environment," AAC&U Annual Meeting, Washington: 2015
  • "Transitioning an Adult-Serving University to a Blended Model" (with Ellen Derwin, Kimberly Greene, and William Sokoloff), Journal of Continuing Higher Education 60:1: 2012
Professional Experience
  • University of California, Irvine - Visiting Assistant Professor of History, Student Recommended Faculty Program: 2004-05
  • University of Maryland, College Park - Associate/Assistant Director, College Park Scholars Program in American Cultures: 1998-2002