Victor Mercurio

Associate Professor

JWU Faculty Since 2019

Victor Mercurio, associate professor of educational leadership

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Victor D. Mercurio is an associate professor at JWU’s Providence Campus. Prior to joining JWU, he served as superintendent of the East Greenwich Public Schools in East Greenwich, Rhode Island for over ten years.

In addition, he spent more than 30 years as an educator in the K-12 public system in Rhode Island. He has served as a middle/high school English/language arts teacher, high school assistant principal, high school principal, director of secondary programs, and superintendent of schools.

In the past, he has served as chair for the Commission on Public Secondary Schools for the New England Association of Schools & Colleges, as president of the Rhode Island School Superintendents' Association, and as a board member of the New England School Development Council.

He holds an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from Boston College, an M.Ed. in Educational Administration from Providence College, and a B.A. in English from Boston College.


  • Ed.D., Boston College
  • M.Ed., Providence College
  • B.A., Boston College


  • EDUC 7032: Organizational Theory, Behavior, and Development in Elementary-Secondary Education
  • EDUC 8095: Leadership in Elementary-Secondary Education