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Brittany Connolly, MA

Director, YSPH Office of the Dean

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Brittany Connolly, MA


Brittany serves as the Director of the Dean's Office at the Yale School of Public Health. In her role, she supports the key priorities of the dean and the school and manages the operations and administration of the dean's office. Brittany is a higher education specialist and diversity, inclusion and belonging strategist with experience in multinational and multicultural contexts in both the private and public sector. She is a team-oriented consultant with a demonstrated history in strategic communications, project development and management, and marketing and branding. She has cultivated and maintained strong relationships with faculty, staff, students, clients, partners, and board and committee members.

Pronouns: she/her/hers/ella

Education & Training

  • MA
    Yale Divinity School, Religion/Ethics/Medical Humanities (2017)
  • BS (Hon)
    University of South Florida, Religious Studies (2015)
  • BS (Hon)
    University of South Florida, Public Health (2015)

Professional Service

YSPH Diversity CommitteeAcross the YSPH community, the dean, faculty, staff and the alumni have adopted mentorship, recruitment, retention and professional development practices to help meet our goal of having an outstanding and diverse School of Public Health—a place that better reflects the local, national and international communities we study. We are committed to offering a welcoming environment to all prospective and existing members of our community.2019 - Present
YSPH 50 Women at Yale 150In 2019-20, Yale is commemorating the 50th anniversary of coeducation in Yale College and the 150th anniversary of women students at the university. This campus-wide celebration will include a host of lectures, exhibitions, and performances throughout the academic year.2018 - Present

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