B.A., political science, West Virginia University
M.A., higher education administration, West Virginia University
Ed.D., educational leadership, University of North Florida
College and university administration
College student development
Douglass Covey is a full-time clinical assistant professor in the College of Education & Human Development’s Department of Educational Policy Studies.
Before coming to the CEHD, Covey served as Georgia State University’s vice president for student affairs from 2006-2018. In that time, he made major contributions to the success of students, leading initiatives that have improved student services and introducing programs that have greatly enhanced the student experience. He has vast experience in higher education and student services, and in his role as a faculty member, he will be able to share his in-depth knowledge of educational leadership with the next generation of educators.
Covey was vice president for student affairs at Idaho State University, assistant vice president for student affairs at the University of North Florida and associate dean of students at West Virginia Institute of Technology prior to joining Georgia State. A 2006 Fulbright Scholar, he has a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of North Florida, and a master’s degree in education administration and a bachelor’s degree in political science from West Virginia University.