Margaret Fields


Associate Dean

Areas of Responsibility

  • ADA Compliance
  • CLAS IT
  • CLAS Representative to Historic Preservation Committee
  • Community Campaign
  • Coordinate Departmental Computer Networking activities
  • Effort Certification Coordinator
  • Enrollment Managing / Summer Scheduling
  • Grade Coordinator
  • IDS major
  • Internships
  • Lab Fees
  • Network Service Delivery: email, Web, DNS
  • Physical Networking in College buildings
  • SACS
  • Space and Facilities/ Room Scheduling
  • Summer Reading Program
  • Support for classrooms
  • TEAM (non-faculty) Grievances, Sexual Harassment

Brief Biography

Margaret Fields joined the CLAS dean’s office in 2004. She earned her specialist in education degree in 2000 and a PhD in higher education administration in 2002 from College of Education.

Previously, Fields served as the coordinator of administrative services for UF’s zoology department and served as vice president of operations for a research institute after her stint with AT&T Information Systems Headquarters in New Jersey.

She is a former chair of the Board of Directors for the Leadership Gainesville Alumni Association, North Central Florida American Red Cross and the chair-elect of the Board of Directors for Association of Psychological Type International, which is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland. The group is an international professional membership organization which promotes the practical application and ethical use of psychological type through continuous learning and research.

Fields’ research has focused on academic integrity and influencing factors such as gender, self-esteem and psychological type. Her most recent research concerns the relationship of standardized test scores and young students’ preferences for taking in information. She has recently published several articles and has authored a chapter in a book “Leadership & Type” and co-authored a book “Shape Up Your Program.”