Geoffrey Dillon

Geoffrey Dillon, SJ

Assistant Professor; Field Placement Director, Administrative Coordinator: Teacher Education

Full-Time Faculty

(415) 422-5489 ED 207


Dr. Geoffrey Dillon, S.J. is the Director of Field Placements (student teachers) and Administrative Coordinator for Teacher Education Department at USF. He is also the founding Director of Project Learn Belize, a partnership between educational and health institutions in Belize and the School of Education at USF. Fr. Dillon served as the USF Teacher Education Dept. Chair from 2005-2013 and served for two years beginning in August 2009 as Interim Director of the Institute of Catholic Educational Leadership in the School of Education.

Dr. Dillon’s service to the University has also included committee memberships on the Business and Finance Committee of the Board of Trustees, the Leo T. McCarthy Center Advisory Board, the University Council for Jesuit Mission, and the USF Jesuit Foundation.

In addition to working with public and parochial school districts in the Bay Area, Fr. Dillon is a founding member of the Advisory Board, and USF Faculty Liaison to the San Francisco Teacher Residency Program, a teacher-training consortium among USF, Stanford, and the San Francisco Unified School District.  Having served on the National Executive Committee of the National Catholic Educational Association from 1989-1993, he continues to serve as a Regional Associate for the Secondary Department of NCEA.

Prior to moving to San Francisco, Fr. Dillon served eight years as principal of Jesuit College Preparatory School in Dallas (1985-1993).  He is a graduate of Spring Hill College (A.B., Philosophy, Theology, Fine Arts), Harvard University (Ed.M., Educational Administration), the Weston School of Theology/ Boston College (M.Div., Theology), and the University of San Francisco (Ed.D., Private School Administration / Counseling Psychology).

Director of Field Placements (student teachers), Teacher Education Department
Administrative Coordinator, Teacher Education Department
EdD, Private School Administration, University of San Francisco
MDiv, Theology, Weston School of Theology/ Boston College
EdM, Educational Administration, Harvard University
AB, Philosophy, Theology, Fine Arts, Spring Hill College