Divisions / Departments

The School of Arts and Sciences comprises 22 academic departments, organized under four academic divisions.

Division of Creative Arts

Programs dedicated to the belief that art is a vital aspect of the human condition and an essential component of interdisciplinary learning.

Department Chair/Director Administrator
Fine Arts
Peter Kalb Christine Dunant Kahn
Music Mark Berger Mark Kagan
Theater Arts Dmitry Troyanovsky Alicia Hyland

Division of Humanities

Engages the ideas, texts, images and language cultures that have shaped human experience across time and place.

Department Chair/Director Administrator
Classical Studies Joel Christensen David DeVore
English Caren Irr Lisa Pannella
German, Russian and Asian Languages and Literature Robin Miller Rocky Ludden
Near Eastern and Judaic Studies Eugene Sheppard Joanne Arnish
Philosophy Kate Moran Julie Seeger
Romance Studies Fernando Rosenberg Katie Dickinson

Division of Science

Combines world-class research with a first-rate liberal arts education in an intimate setting where faculty and students work closely.

Department Chair/Director Administrator
Biochemistry Dan Oprian Maryanna Aldrich
Biology Piali Sengupta Heather Felton
Chemistry Barry Snider Meghan Hennelly
Computer Science Tim Hickey (interim) Michael Golitsyn
Mathematics Joel Bellaiche Catherine Broderick
Physics Albion Lawrence Joan Thorne

Division of Social Sciences

Provides students with the skills and perspectives they will need to become engaged citizens and discerning consumers of information.

Department Chair/Director Administrator
African and African American Studies Chad Williams Betsy Loren Plumb
Anthropology Janet McIntosh Laurel Carpenter
Economics Betsy Brainerd Leslie Yancich
History Michael Willrich Dona DeLorenzo
Politics Eva Bellin Rosanne Colocouris
Psychology Donald Katz Phil Gnatowski
Sociology Laura Miller Cheryl Hansen