Heather Petrelli

Heather Petrelli, MA, PhD

Assoc Dean, Cop Dept of Student Affairs

Assistant Professor, Cop Dept of Student Affairs

Academic Email: hpetrell@health.usf.edu

Academic Phone:(813) 974-4623


  • PhD, Leadership and Education, Barry University, 2014
  • PhD, Educational Leadership: Higher Education Administration, Barry University, 2014
  • MA, Counseling Psychology, Towson University, 1998
  • BS, Psychology, Frostburg State University, 1994

Research Interests

  • Assessment of learning outcomes and administration in higher education; best practices for student development and admissions; student generational differences in educational outcomes; inequality in education and factors effecting academic motivation; substance abuse and bereavement counseling; career development.