Chairs of Departments and Interdepartmental Programs

Arts and Sciences Division Council Chairs

Division Division Head
Creative Arts Charles McClendon (Fine Arts)
Humanities Ann Koloski-Ostrow (Classical Studies)
Sciences John Wardle (Physics)
Social Sciences Wendy Cadge (Sociology)


Chairs of Departments and Programs for the 2019/20 Academic Year:


 Chair / Director


 Division Council

African and African American Studies Chad Williams Betsy Loren Plumb Social Science
Anthropology Janet McIntosh Laurel Carpenter Social Science
Biochemistry Dan Oprian Maryanna Aldrich Science
Biology Piali Sengupta Heather Felton Science
Chemistry Barry Snider Meghan Hennelly Science
Classical Studies Joel Christensen David DeVore Humanities
Computer Science Tim Hickey (interim) Michael Golitsyn Science
Economics Betsy Brainerd Leslie Yancich Social Science
English (Creative Writing) Caren Irr Lisa Pannella Humanities
Fine Arts (Art History and Studio Art) Peter Kalb Christine Dunant Kahn Creative Arts
German, Russian and Asian Languages and Literature (Chinese and Japanese) Robin Miller Rocky Ludden Humanities
History Michael Willrich Dona DeLorenzo Social Science
Mathematics Dmitry Kleinbock Catherine Broderick Science
Music Mark Berger Mark Kagan Creative Arts
Near Eastern and Judaic Studies Eugene Sheppard Joanne Arnish Humanities
Philosophy Kate Moran Julie Seeger Humanities
Physical Education (Athletics) Jeff Ward Michael Matt
Physics Albion Lawrence Roland Maher Science
Politics Eva Bellin Rosanne Colocouris Social Science
Psychology Donald Katz Phil Gnatowski Social Science
Romance Studies (French and Francophone Studies, Italian Studies, Hispanic Studies) Fernando Rosenberg Katie Dickinson Humanities
Sociology Laura Miller Cheryl Hansen Social Science
Theater Arts Dmitry Troyanovsky Alicia Hyland Creative Arts

Interdepartmental Programs

Program Chair / Director Administrator School Council
American Studies Maura Farrelly

Sybil Schlesinger

Social Science
Biological Physics Michael Hagan Roland Maher Science
Business Dan Bergstresser Karen Muise Social Science
Comparative Literature and Culture Pu Wang Katie Dickinson Humanities
Creativity, the Arts, and Social Transformation (CAST)

Cynthia Cohen & Thomas King

Barbara Strauss
East Asian Studies Matthew Fraleigh, Xing Hang Winnie Huie Humanities
Education Program Leah Gordon Eileen Kell Social Science
Environmental Studies Dan Perlman Anabela Afonso Social Science
European Cultural Studies Steve Dowden Rocky Ludden Humanities
Film, Television and Interactive Media Alice Kelikian Lisa Brown Creative Arts
Genetic Counseling Gretchen Schneider Missy Goldberg Science
Health: Science, Society and Policy James Morris Kathryn Howell Social Science
History of Ideas Kate Moran Julie Seeger Humanities
Hornstein Program Leonard Saxe Claire Pavlik Purgus Social Science
International and Global Studies Chandler Rosenberger Mangok Bol Social Science
Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies Nader Habibi Karen Spira Humanities
Italian Studies Paola Servino and Ramie Targoff Katie Dickinson Humanities
Journalism Maura Farrelly

Sybil Schlesinger

Social Science
Latin American and Latino Studies Faith Smith (interim) Edith Suarez Torres Social Science
Legal Studies Richard Gaskins Anabela Afonso Social Science
Linguistics James Pustejovsky Michael Golitsyn Social Science
Medieval and Renaissance Studies Jonathan Unglaub Sybil Schlesinger Humanities
Neuroscience Gina Turrigiano Heather Felton Science
Peace, Conflict and Coexistence Gordon Fellman Lauren Jordahl Social Science
Religious Studies Kristen Lucken Sybil Schlesinger Social Science
Social Justice and Social Policy Melissa Stimell Lauren Jordahl Social Sciences
South Asian Studies Ulka Anjaria Rocky Ludden Humanities
Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies Sarah Lamb Shannon Kearns Social Science