Andrew Fellows

Faculty Specialist, College of Information Studies

University of Maryland

Andrew Fellows is a faculty specialist of the College of Information Studies (the iSchool), specializing in outreach and engagement, working to strengthen the collaboration of the University of Maryland in College Park with its surrounding communities on issues of sustainability and resilience.  Through the iSchool iConsultancy, Campus Community Connection, the Smart Cities Initiative, grant research and as part of the team teaching the undergraduate capstone course, Fellows works with students, faculty, and staff at the University to create sustainable partnerships with off-campus local communities to improve the quality of local life.

Fellows came to the University in 2015 while serving in the last of three terms as Mayor of the City of College Park (2009-2015), following three terms as a member of the City Council (2001-2007).  He also served 15 years as regional director of Clean Water Action, and over thirty years of advocacy and coalition building, principally for safe and affordable energy, health care for all, and environmental and economic justice.