Catherine Anderson is the Interim Assistant Dean of Academic and Faculty Affairs at the School of Data Science. Anderson is passionate about higher education administration, information technology, program and project management, software development, proposal writing, database management, analytical skills, and written and verbal communication.
Prior to stepping up as the Interim Assistant Dean of Academic and Faculty Affairs, Anderson was the Director of Executive and Continuing Education at the School of Data Science. In this position, she created the Online M.S. in Data Science program, which allows working professionals across the country to earn their M.S. in Data Science.
Before joining the School of Data Science in 2020, Anderson was the Senior Program Director at the School of Continuing and Professional Studies at UVA. She was also a Visiting Professor at the McIntire School of Commerce, where she taught database management and business intelligence and analytics. Before obtaining her PH.D. in 2010, Anderson worked for six years as a Senior Manager for Accenture Consulting, where she supported large projects for federal and state government clients.
Anderson holds a PH.D. in Information Systems from the University of Maryland and a B.S. in Commerce from the University of Virginia.
PH.D., Information Systems, University of Maryland
B.S., Commerce, University of Virginia
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