Joy Playter

Joy PlayterJoy Playter
Dean of the Class of 2020

Joy Playter is the Dean of First-Year Students, for the Class of 2020.  She originally joined the Class Deans at Wellesley College in 2000. A graduate of Case Western Reserve University, with an M.A. in Developmental Psychology from Ohio State University, she worked as the Pre-medical Advisor at the University of Minnesota before becoming a Class Dean and the Director of Pre-medical Programs at Brandeis in 1990. She is the mother of two children and enjoys gardening, pottery and running.

Dean Playter's office is 224 Schneider (the Class Deans are no longer in Green Hall).  You can contact her at 781-283-2355 or