Catherine Sherman

  • Associate Dean for Advising and Retention
  • Deputy Title IX and Equity Coordinator


  • BA, James Madison University
  • MEd, University of Virginia
  • MFA, Bennington College
  • PhD, Duquesne University


Catherine Sherman joined Oberlin in 2019. In her capacity as an associate dean in the conservatory, she provides oversight for advising, academic standing, and related policies. Prior to her arrival at Oberlin, she held administrative positions at Washington & Jefferson College and John Carroll University.