Portrait of Joy Karavedas

Joy L. Karavedas, Ed.D.

Administrative Manager, Azusa Pacific University, School of Education, Adjunct Professor, Brandman University, School of Business and Professional Studies

Joy brings over 25 years of administrative experience in business and educational settings, including her current role in higher education administration. Her research interests focus on leadership and professional development of mid-level leaders in higher education. She is an experienced conference presenter on the topics of Leading from the Middle, The Impact and Influence of Mid-Level Leaders, and Building Relationships that Matter through Networking.

Joy’s current responsibilities include oversight of 13 full- and part-time academic staff within the largest division of the School of Education at Azusa Pacific University. She also serves as the Chair of the university’s Staff Council and as a member of the President’s Administrative Council. Joy also was a member of the APU 2019-20 Strategic Planning Leadership Team, participating on the Institutional Identity Theme Team.