As Associate Dean of the College, Jamall collaborates closely with colleagues both within and outside of the College to develop and execute cohort-based learning opportunities for students from historically marginalized identities, with a focus on men of color. He also works to advance equity and access in specific programmatic areas within his portfolio, in close partnership with other advising deans and professional staff. Like all academic deans, Jamall provides academic advising and support for undergraduates.
Jamall Pollock is a licensed social worker in New York and Rhode Island who worked at Brown Counseling and Psychological Services for approximately eight years. He has held adjunct instructor positions at Rhode Island College, Yeshiva University, Hunter College, and Columbia University. Jamall obtained his Ph.D. and Master’s in Social Work from Yeshiva University, and completed his undergraduate degree at Williams College. Before his work at Brown, Jamall designed educational programming for an out-of-school program focused on preparing New York City high school students of color for admission into selective colleges. He has also worked as a high school teacher, academic advisor, and athletics coach in NYC area private schools.