Stephen J. Gange, Ph.D. was appointed interim provost and senior vice president for academic affairs in May 2023. In this role, Dr. Gange is the chief academic officer for Johns Hopkins University and is responsible for promoting and coordinating its teaching and research missions. He oversees the university’s nine schools as well as several interdisciplinary programs and academic centers.
Dr. Gange is a professor of epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and has been the university’s executive vice provost for academic affairs since 2015. As executive vice provost, he provides leadership in academic affairs, enhancing the educational experience for Johns Hopkins students, and fostering innovations in teaching and learning. Dr. Gange oversees the Office of International Student and Scholar Services, directs the Student Services Excellence Initiative (SSEI), and launched both the University Registrar and Student Enrollment and Accounts Management (SEAM) organizations. He also coordinates university-wide initiatives in online education, including the Provost’s Digital Education & Learning Technology Acceleration (DELTA) grant program and annual symposium.
Prior to joining the Office of the Provost, Dr. Gange was the senior associate dean for academic affairs at the Bloomberg School of Public Health. He received his Ph.D. in statistics in 1994 and was appointed professor in 2007 before serving as a deputy chair and director of the doctoral program. Dr. Gange has more than 275 publications focused on quantitative methods for longitudinal epidemiological studies, evaluating therapies & biomarkers in observational settings, and HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases. He is a Fellow of the American College of Epidemiology, an elected member of both the American Epidemiological Society and Delta Omega Honor Society, and in 2015 received the School’s Ernest L. Stebbins Faculty Award Recognizing Excellence and Innovation.