Stephen Bryan is Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Dean of Student Support & Advocacy (Dean of Students) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. His portfolio includes the university's behavioral intervention team, emergency dean program, and several offices, including the Office for Student Conflict Resolution, the Student Assistance Center, Student Legal Services, and Off-Campus Community Living. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Master of Education in Student Personnel from the University of Georgia. Stephen joined the University of Illinois in 2019 after working over 20 years in the Dean of Students Office at Duke University, where he last served as Associate Dean of Students and Director of the Office of Student Conduct. He was a founding member of the Duke University student behavioral assessment team and has extensive experience in crisis management. He recently co-authored a chapter on behavioral intervention teams in Campus Crisis Management: A Comprehensive Guide for Practitioners (2nd ed.).