Andrew W. Schwartz
Andrew W. Schwartz is an Academic Advisor and the SMART Program Coordinator in the IU 21st Century Scholars Program at Indiana University Bloomington. He is originally from New Jersey, but has called Bloomington home for more than 12 years. After completing his Ph.D. in philosophy at the University at Buffalo, Andrew taught ethics and social and political philosophy at Brooklyn College between 2002 and 2007 and at the University of Indianapolis between 2008 and 2012. His research focused on a range of topics including autonomy, oppression and gender; affirmation action and electoral engineering; and foreign language education and intercultural competence. He transitioned to academic advising in 2012 at IU’s Kelley School of Business, where he directed the Academic Peer Coaching and Global Connections Mentoring programs. As a 21st CS advisor, Andrew loves helping students explore academic interests and strengthen skills needed for academic success. Outside of work, he enjoys gardening, watching soccer, reading sci-fi and spending time with his family.