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Kathleen Burke

Kathleen Burke

Associate Dean for Graduate and Professional Programs

1717 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Suite 101 Washington, DC, 20036


Kathleen Burke leads the university’s part-time graduate program, Advanced Academic Programs (AAP). Burke came to Johns Hopkins from George Washington University, where she was dean of the College of Professional Studies. Her extensive career in higher education includes positions of higher education consultant with IBM; dean of the School of Professional Studies at Trinity University; assistant vice president for adult and continuing education at Marymount University; founding dean of Continuing Education and Public Service at Georgia Southern University; and more than 15 years serving in various positions at the University of Maryland. Burke received a PhD in English language and literature from the University of Maryland and a master’s degree in English language and literature from St. Hilda’s College at Oxford University.