Chairs of Departments and Interdepartmental Programs

Chairs of Departments and Programs for the 2015/16 Academic Year:


 Chair / Director


 School Council

African and Afro-American Studies Chad Williams Delande Justinvil Social Science
Anthropology Elizabeth Ferry Laurel Carpenter Social Science
Biochemistry Chris Miller Maryanna Aldrich Science
Biology Sacha Nelson Heather Felton Science
Chemistry Barry Snider Meghan Hennelly Science
Classical Studies Ann O. Koloski-Ostrow Heidi McAllister Humanities
Computer Science Jordan Pollack Myrna Fox Science
Economics George Hall Leslie Yancich Social Science
English (Creative Writing) Caren Irr Lisa Pannella Humanities
Fine Arts (Art History and Studio Art) Jonathan Unglaub Christine Dunant Creative Arts
German, Russian and Asian Languages and Literature (Chinese and Japanese) Robin Miller Alyssa Fabrizio Humanities
History David Engerman Dona DeLorenzo Social Science
Hornstein Program Jonathan Sarna, Chair, and Ellen Smith, Director Claire Pavlik Purgus Social Science
Mathematics Daniel Ruberman Janet Ledda Science
Music Yu-Hui Chang Mark Kagan Creative Arts
Near Eastern and Judaic Studies Jonathan Decter Joanne Arnish Humanities
Philosophy Jerry Samet Julie Seeger Humanities
Physical Education (Athletics) Sheryl Sousa Marni Friedman
Physics Jané Kondev Roland Maher Science
Politics Daniel Kryder Rosanne Colocouris Social Science
Psychology Paul DiZio Phil Gnatowski Social Science
Romance Studies (French and Francophone Studies, Italian Studies, Hispanic Studies) Michael Randall Katie Dickinson Humanities
Sociology Carmen Sirianni Cheryl Hansen Social Science
Theater Arts Adrianne Krstansky Alicia Hyland Creative Arts

Interdepartmental Programs

Program Chair / Director Administrator School Council
American Studies Tom Doherty Charity Adams Social Science
Biological Physics Michael Hagan Roland Maher
Business Ed Bayone Karen Muise Social Science
Comparative Literature and Culture Matthew Fraleigh Katie Dickinson  
East Asian Studies Gary Jefferson Winnie Huie  
Education Program Marya Levenson Eileen Kell Social Science
Environmental Studies Brian Donahue Briana Sheehan  
European Cultural Studies Steve Dowden Alyssa Fabrizio  
Film, Television and Interactive Media Alice Kelikian Lisa Brown Social Science
Genetic Counseling Judith Tsipis Missy Goldberg  
Health: Science, Society and Policy Sara Shostak Kathryn Howell Social Science
Hebrew Language and Literature Ari Ofengenden Irina Astashkevich  
History of Ideas Eugene Sheppard Julie Seeger  
International and Global Studies Chandler Rosenberger Mangok Bol Social Science
Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies Nader Habibi Suzanne Sulika Rothman  
Italian Studies Paola Servino and Jonathan Unglaub Ellen Rounseville  
Journalism Maura Farrelly Charity Adams  
Language and Linguistics James Pustejovsky Myrna Fox Social Science
Latin American and Latino Studies Charles Golden Laura Brown Social Science
Legal Studies Richard Gaskins Briana Sheehan  
Medieval and Renaissance Studies Sarah Mead Kathryn Howell  
Neuroscience Gina Turrigiano Heather Felton  
Peace, Conflict and Coexistence Gordon Fellman Lauren Jordahl  
Quantitative Biology Jeff Gelles, Jané Kondev Maryanna Aldrich  
Religious Studies Bernadette Brooten Joan Tarkulich  
Social Justice and Social Policy Melissa Stimell Lauren Jordahl  
South Asian Studies Harleen Singh Alyssa Fabrizio  
Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies Wendy Cadge Shannon Hunt  

Arts and Sciences School Council Chairs

School Council Chair
Creative Arts Gannit Ankori, Chair (Fine Arts)
Division of Humanities John Burt (English)
Division of Sciences John Wardle
Division of Social Sciences Sarah Lamb, Head (Anthropology)