Andrea Warren Hamos
Vice President for Leadership Development and Senior Consultant
Dr. Hamos joined Academic Search in 2013 as Vice President and Senior Consultant. Since that time, she has conducted more than sixty searches for presidents, vice presidents, deans and other campus leaders at public and private institutions and other higher education organizations. Dr. Hamos came to Academic Search from the American Council on Education (ACE) where she served as Associate Director and, subsequently, Interim Director of the Emerging Leaders Group and the ACE Fellows Program. At ACE, Dr. Hamos also served as a co-chair of ACE’s Annual Meeting, work that included the development of programs for presidents and chancellors, new presidents, and presidential spouses and partners.
Prior to joining ACE, Dr. Hamos rose through academic ranks and served as department chair, associate dean, and acting dean of the College at liberal arts colleges in Massachusetts and Virginia. She has also taught at Richmond-The American International University in London. In addition to leading curriculum design in departments of foreign languages, Dr. Hamos has designed and implemented faculty development opportunities and served as an external reviewer of foreign language programs at the college and pre-college levels. In addition to her work in higher education, Dr. Hamos served on the boards of directors and executive committees of an independent K–12 school and of a synagogue.
Dr. Hamos has spoken at regional, national and international conferences on her research on Hispanic balladry in the oral tradition, on her work in academic administration, and on leadership development. Dr. Hamos received her academic training at the University of Pennsylvania, where she earned the B.A. in Spanish and French cum laude and the Ph.D. in Spanish literature. She also earned the M.A. in Spanish from The Ohio State University,and studied at the Sorbonne (Paris) and the University of Salamanca (Spain).
Dr. Hamos is based in our Washington DC office.