Interdepartmental Programs

In addition to its 23 academic departments, the School of Arts and Sciences comprises 29 interdepartmental programs. Each program is administered by a council in one of the school's four academic divisions.

Division of Creative Arts

Program Chair/Director Administrator
Creativity, the Arts and Social Transformation Toni Shapiro Phim and Thomas King Barbara Strauss
Film, Television and Interactive Media Alice Kelikian Lisa Brown

Division of Humanities

Program Chair/Director Admin.
Comparative Literature and Culture Pu Wang Katie Dickinson
East Asian Studies Matthew Fraleigh and Xing Hang Winnie Huie
European Cultural Studies Stephen Dowden Rocky Ludden
History of Ideas David Katz Julie Seeger
Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies Pascal Menoret Karen Spira
Italian Studies Paola Servino and Ramie Targoff Katie Dickinson
Latin American and Latino Studies Elizabeth Ferry Mangok Bol
Medieval and Renaissance Studies Jonathan Unglaub Sybil Schlesinger
Religious Studies Kristen Lucken Sybil Schlesinger
South Asian Studies Jonathan Anjaria Rocky Ludden
University Writing Program James Mandrell Doug Kirshen

Division of Science

Program Chair/Director Director of Graduate Studies Admin.
Biological Physics Michael Hagan N/A Roland Maher
Genetic Counseling Gretchen Schneider Gretchen Schneider Amanda Ogilby
Neuroscience Sacha Nelson PhD: Susan Birren; MS: Maria Miara Heather Felton

Division of Social Sciences

Program Chair/Director Director of Graduate Studies Admin.
American Studies Maura Farrelly N/A Sybil Schlesinger
Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies Yuri Doolan N/A Alexandra Brandon
Business Dan Bergstresser N/A Karen Muise
Education Leah Gordon Danielle Igra Eileen Kell
Environmental Studies Dan Perlman N/A Jasmine Dottin
Health: Science, Society and Policy Darren Zinner N/A Kathryn Howell
Hornstein Program Shirley Idelson Ellen Smith Claire Pavlik Purgus
International and Global Studies Chandler Rosenberger N/A Jasmine Dottin
Journalism Neil Swidey N/A Sybil Schlesinger
Legal Studies Rosalind Kabrhel N/A Grace Last
Linguistics James Pustejovsky N/A Michael Golitsyn
Peace, Conflict and Coexistence Studies Gordon Fellman N/A Lauren Jordahl
Social Justice and Social Policy Melissa Stimell N/A Lauren Jordahl