Jordan Viars-Whisinnand, M.Ed.

Assistant Director of Health and Safety


Jordan Viars-Whisinnand (he/him) joined OUE’s Division of Experiential Education as the Assistant Director of Global Health and Safety in the Office of Global Health and Safety (OGHS) in 2022. Jordan has extensive experience in student well-being, staff training, and emergency response. Prior to his work with OUE-Experiential Education, Jordan was a Residence Coordinator at Duke Housing and Residence Life. He supported students in Few, Keohane, and Wannamaker Quads. Previously, Jordan worked in student affairs at the University of Pikeville in Eastern Kentucky. Jordan holds a B.S. degree in psychology from the University of Virginia’s College at Wise and a M.Ed. in Counselor Education-Student Affairs from Clemson University.

Jordan and his partner Cody live in Raleigh with their pups, Izzy and Rizzo. They enjoy spending time with friends, watching college football during the autumn months, and bonding over their shared passion for cooking.