Amy C. Kimme Hea, PhD

Associate Dean, Academic Affairs and Student Success, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Amy C. Kimme Hea is Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Student Success in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS). In this role, Dr. Kimme Hea is responsible for curriculum review and assessment, student enrollment management, student recruitment and retention, undergraduate advising, and student engagement. She leads the Undergraduate Council in SBS and serves on campus-wide committees including the College Academic Administrators Council and the University-wide General Education Committee. With the support of the SBS Dean’s Office instructional team, Dr. Kimme Hea coordinates projects to support student learning, teacher development, and curriculum design and delivery in SBS and across the University of Arizona. She has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in writing, rhetoric, technology studies, and professional and technical communication, and she has won recognition for her excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Dr. Kimme Hea currently holds two national executive positions, Executive Board Member for the Council of Writing Program Administrators and Associate Chair of Consortium of Doctoral Programs in Rhetoric and Composition. At the University of Arizona, she served as a Faculty Fellow for Program Assessment (2011-2013) with the Office of Instruction and Assessment and participated as a Fellow with the Academic Leadership Institute (2011-2012).