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Majors and Minors


Berlin, Germany

To assist students with their academic choices abroad and to help answer any questions about receiving major/ minor credit while abroad, each academic department and program has assigned a faculty member to serve as the Study Abroad Liaison.

The following departmental pages are designed to assist students in answering frequently asked questions, highlight special programs, and provide department specific information. As new department pages are created, more links will be added.

Dept/ Program Name & Contact Link
African and Afro-American Studies (AAAS) Prof. Chad Williams
American Studies (AMST) Prof. Steve Whitfield
Anthropology (ANTH)

Prof. Ellen Schattschneider

Biochemistry (BCHM) Prof. Jeff Gelles
Biology (BIOL)

Prof. Rachel Woodruff

Business (BUS) Prof. Detlev Suderow 
Chemistry (CHEM) Prof. Isaac Krauss
Chinese Language (CHIN) Prof. Xiwen Lu
Classics (CLAS) Prof. Cheryl Walker
Comparative Literature (COML) Prof. David Powelstock
Computer Science (COSI) Prof. Harry Mairson
Creative Writing (CR) Prof. Stephen McCauley
East Asian Studies (EAS) Prof. Gary Jefferson
Economics (ECON) Prof. Mike Coiner
Education (ED) Prof. Marya Levenson
English (ENG) Prof. Aliyyah Abdur-Rahman
Environmental Studies (ENVS) Prof. Laura Goldin
European Cultural Studies (ECS) Prof. Stephen Dowden
Film, Television and Interactive Media (FILM) Prof. Alice Kelikian
Fine Arts: Art History (FA) Prof. Peter Kalb
Fine Arts: Studio Art (FA) Prof. Joseph Wardwell
French & Francophone Studies (FREN) Prof. Martine Voiret
German Language and Literature (GER) Prof. Kathrin Seidl
Hebrew (HBRW) Prof. Sara Hascal
Health: Science, Society, and Policy (HSSP)

Prof. Sarah Curi

Hispanic Studies (HISP)

Prof. Fernando Rosenberg

History (HIST) Prof. Gregory Freeze
International & Global Studies (IGS) Prof. Lucy Goodhart
Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies (IMES) Prof. Nader Habibi
Italian Studies (ITAL) Prof. Paola Servino
Japanese Language (JAPN) Prof. Hisae Fujiwara
Journalism (JOUR) Prof. Maura Jane Farrelly
Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) Prof. Charles Golden
Legal Studies (LGLS) Prof. Richard Gaskins
Linguistics (LING) Prof. Lotus Goldberg
Mathematics (MATH) Prof. Ruth Charney
Medieval and Renaissance Studies (MERL) Prof. Sarah Mead
Music (MUS)  Prof. Sarah Mead
Near Eastern and Judaic Studies (NEJS) Prof. Ilana Szobel
Neuroscience (NEUR) Prof. Stephen Van Hooser
Peace and Conflict Studies (PAX) Prof. Gordie Fellman
Philosophy (PHIL) Prof. Eli Hirsch
Physics (PHYS) Prof. Dave Roberts & Prof. Aparna Baskaran
Politics (POL)

Prof. Jytte Klausen

Psychology (PSYC) Prof. Joseph Cunningham
Religious Studies (REL) Prof. Bernadette Brooten
Russian Studies (RUS) Prof. David Powelstock
Sexuality and Queer Studies (SQS) Prof. Dian Fox
Social Justice and Social Policy (SJSP) Prof. Melissa Stimell
Sociology (SOC) Prof. Karen Hansen
South Asian Studies (SAS) Prof. Harleen Singh
Theater (THA) Prof. Jen Cleary
Women's and Gender Studies (WMGS) Prof. Dian Fox