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Allan Mathew, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty, Graduate Program in Higher Education Leadership

Interest and areas of expertise

B.A. Health & Exercise Science, Messiah College
M.A. in Higher Education, Messiah College
Ph.D. in Higher Education, Azusa Pacific University

Classes I teach

HIED 514:Equity Issues in Higher Education

HIED 516: Legal and Ethical Issues in Higher Education

HIED 553: Enrollment Management in Higher Education



Dr. Allan Mathew currently serves as the Director of Graduate Admissions at Tufts University, in Boston, MA. Before joining Tufts, he served as the Assistant Dean for Graduate Student Enhancement at the University of Texas at Dallas. Over the past decade, he worked in college admissions and enrollment management at the Undergraduate and Graduate levels. He started his career at Messiah University and holds a B.A. degree in Health & Exercise Science from Messiah University and an M.A. in Higher Education from Messiah University. He completed his Ph.D. in Higher Education from Azusa Pacific University, and his dissertation was entitled “Transforming Academia and Admissions: The Experiences of Chief Enrollment Officers of Color”. His research interests often lie at the intersection of race, allyship, higher education, Christian higher education, legal issues, affirmative action, and admissions/enrollment management.