Amy Russell

Senior Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

MBA, University of California, Davis

M.A. Education, University of California, Santa Cruz

B.A. History, UC Davis

Amy Russell is the Senior Assistant Dean for Student Affairs at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management. In this role, she manages a dynamic team and data-driven strategy supporting the full lifecycle of the student experience for the four MBA programs, including online and MSBA. 

From 2018-2022 she served as Executive Director of the UC Davis Master of Science in Business Analytics program. During her leadership, the program was ranked top ten worldwide for value for money by QS for four years. This ranking was a function of strong alumni career outcomes, amongst other factors. Based in San Francisco, the year-long program develops high-performance professionals who can create business value from data and models. 

She is an Aggie through and through. She is passionate about leading high-performance teams and working with prospective students to help them join this tight-knit community, supporting them during their educational journey and continuing relationships with alumni.  She also enjoys creating robust relationships with corporate partners. Amy also graduated from UC Davis with a B.A. in history and her MBA and holds an M.A. in Education from another UC.