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Ayanna Wilson

As the Academic Director, Ayanna Wilson directs recruitment, admissions, academic policy and administrative & business operations for the Department of Game Design to ensure effective delivery of services and efficient office operations. Ayanna brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the role, having worked in higher education administration for almost two decades.

Ayanna has been a recipient of the NYU Arts & Science Excellence Award and the NYU Give-A-Violet Award in recognition of her outstanding administrative and professional performance.

Ayanna is committed to providing the support needed for each student’s unique journey and her open-door policy encourages students to come to her with any challenges they are facing.

Ayanna is interested in all things at the intersection of academia and industry. She’s an avid reader, a devoted wife and mom and will best you in any word game invented by man.