Chairs of Departments and Interdepartmental Programs

Chairs of Departments and Programs for the 2016/17 Academic Year:

Department

 Chair / Director

 Administrator

 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 Michael Rosbash 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) Aida Wong Christine Dunant Creative Arts
German, Russian and Asian Languages and Literature (Chinese and Japanese) David Powelstock Alyssa Ring Humanities
History Paul Jankowski 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 Steve Burg Rosanne Colocouris Social Science
Psychology Paul DiZio Phil Gnatowski Social Science
Romance Studies (French and Francophone Studies, Italian Studies, Hispanic Studies) Fernando Rosenberg Katie Dickinson Humanities
Sociology Karen Hansen Cheryl Hansen Social Science
Theater Arts Adrianne Krstansky Alicia Hyland Creative Arts


Interdepartmental Programs


Program Chair / Director Administrator School Council
American Studies Maura Farrelly Charity Adams Social Science
Biological Physics Michael Hagan Roland Maher
Business Ed Bayone Karen Muise Social Science
Comparative Literature and Culture David Powelstock 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 Ring  
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 Karen Spira  
Italian Studies Paola Servino and Ramie Targoff Katie Dickinson  
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 Jonathan Anjaria Alyssa Ring  
Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies Anita Hill 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)