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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. Faith Smith
American Studies (AMST) Prof. Maura Jane Farrelly (Spring 2017)
Anthropology (ANTH)

Prof. Anita Hannig

Biochemistry (BCHM) Prof. Dan Oprian
Biology (BIOL)

Prof. Rachel Woodruff

Business (BUS) Prof. Detlev Suderow 
Chemistry (CHEM) Prof. Isaac Krauss (Fall 2016) & Prof. Barry Snider (Spring 2016)
Chinese Language (CHIN) Prof. Jian Wei (Fall 2016) & Prof. Xiwen Lu (Spring 2017)
Classical Studies (CLAS) Prof. Cheryl Walker
Comparative Literature (COML) Prof. David Powelstock (Fall 2016) & Prof. Matthew Fraleigh (Spring 2017)
Computer Science (COSI) Prof. Mitch Cherniack
Creative Writing (CR) Prof. Stephen McCauley
East Asian Studies (EAS) Prof. Gary Jefferson
Economics (ECON) Prof. Scott Redenius
Education (ED) Prof. Marya Levenson
English (ENG) Prof. Laura Quinney
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. Joe Wardwell
French & Francophone Studies (FREN) Prof. Martine Voiret
German Language and Literature (GER) Prof. Kathrin Seidl
Hebrew (HBRW) Prof. Ari Ofengenden
Health: Science, Society, and Policy (HSSP)

Prof. Sarah Curi

Hispanic Studies (HISP)

Prof. Jim Mandrell

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 (While Prof. Gaskins is abroad spring 2017, please contact Daniel Breen)
Linguistics (LING) Prof. Lotus Goldberg (Fall) and Prof. Sophia Malamud (Spring)
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. Ellen Kellman
Neuroscience (NEUR) Prof. Paul Miller
Peace and Conflict Studies (PAX) Prof. Gordie Fellman
Philosophy (PHIL) Prof. Eli Hirsch
Physics (PHYS) Prof. Dave Roberts (Fall) & Prof. Aparna Baskaran (Spring)
Politics (POL)

Prof. Steven Burg


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Psychology (PSYC) Prof. Joseph Cunningham
Religious Studies (REL) Prof. Bernadette Brooten
Russian Studies (RUS) Prof. Irina Dubinina
Sexuality and Queer Studies (SQS) Prof. Dian Fox (Fall 2016) & Prof. Jill Greenlee (Spring 2017)
Social Justice and Social Policy (SJSP) Prof. Melissa Stimell
Sociology (SOC) Prof. Carmen Sirianni
South Asian Studies (SAS) Prof. Jonathan Sapiro Anjaria
Theater (THA) Prof. Adrianne Krstansky
Women's and Gender Studies (WMGS) Prof. Dian Fox (Fall 2016) & Prof. Jill Greenlee (Spring 2017)