Chestnut Hill College Appoints Steven Guerriero, Ph.D. Dean of the School of Graduate Studies

Release Date: Tuesday, September 1, 2009

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Steven Guerriero, Ph.D. has been appointed Dean of the School of Graduate Studies at Chestnut Hill College. Bringing close to 20 years experience in graduate education, Guerriero comes to Chestnut Hill from Antioch University New England, where he was the chief academic officer, vice president for academic affairs, and former interim dean of academic affairs.

In his new position at Chestnut Hill College, Guerriero will oversee the College's School of Graduate Studies which offers master’s level programs in human services, clinical and counseling psychology, education, holistic spirituality, and instructional technology as well as the APA accredited Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology program (Psy.D.).
Guerriero began his career in social work, and then went on to teaching positions at Franklin Pierce University and New England College, becoming the director of graduate and continuing studies at New England. Prior to his last position at Antioch University New England, Guerriero also served as interim president, chairperson of the department of organization and management, academic team leader, and as an organization development consultant in addition to his teaching responsibilities. Guerriero was also the owner and chef of two award-winning restaurants, Café Guerriero and Guerriero’s Hampshire House in Keene, New Hampshire.

Steven Guerriero graduated cum laude from Seton Hall University with a Bachelor of Arts in history, and holds master’s degrees in management and organization development from Antioch University New England and Fielding Graduate University. He received his Ph.D. in human and organizational systems from Fielding Graduate University.

“I think the School of Graduate Studies at Chestnut Hill College has a very solid foundation, and I am excited about the possibilities ahead, says Guerriero. “I am looking forward to working with the SGS staff, program chairs and coordinators to enhance existing programs and develop new programs for the ever changing graduate marketplace.”