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Jeffrey Mayo

Title: Affiliate Scholar
Department: Research and Grants
National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition
Email: jeff.mayo@austin.utexas.edu
Phone: 512-475-8090
LinkedIn: My LinkedIn profile
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Jeffrey Mayo, Ph.D.,  is Assistant Director of First-Year Experience Office at the University of Texas at Austin. In this role, he leads the Transfer-Year Experience program, designed to support students through the academic transition to campus. Informed and motivated by his own transfer experience, Mayo aims to reduce friction in the transfer process and highlight the value these students add to their new institution. He previously worked in Enrollment Management at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Mayo has published on Latino community college experiences and student civic engagement. He has presented his research at national convenings of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, Latin American Studies Association, Online Learning Consortium, and National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students. Mayo earned his bachelor’s degree in political science and master’s degree in higher education administration from Texas Tech University. He earned his doctorate in higher education leadership and policy from the University of Texas at Austin.


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