Associate Deans, Department Chairs, and Program Directors

Academic Year 2018-19

Fine Arts

  • Associate Dean – Kent McWilliams
  • Chair, Department of Art and Art History- Irve Dell
  • Chair, Department of Dance – Heather Klopchin
  • Chair, Department of Music – Justin Merritt
  • Chair, Department of Theater – Karen Wilson
  • Vice-Chair, Department of Theater – Bill Sonnega

Humanities

  • Associate Dean – Colin Wells
  • Chair, Department of Classics – Anne Groton
  • Chair, Department of English – Mary Titus
  • Chair, Department of German – Wendy Allen
  • Chair, Department of History – Steven Hahn
  • Chair, Department of Norwegian – Kari Lie Dorer
  • Chair, Department of Philosophy – Charles Taliaferro
  • Chair, Department of Religion – Jamie Schillinger
  • Chair, Department of Romance Languages – Maggie Broner
  • Section Head, Department of Romance Languages (French) – Maria Vendetti
  • Director, Ethical Issues and Normative Perspectives (EIN) – Charles Taliaferro
  • Director, Ancient & Medieval Studies – Anne Groton
  • Director, Foreign Language Across the Curriculum (FLAC) – Jeane DeLaney
  • Director, The Great Conversation – Doug Casson
  • Director, World Languages Center – Renata Debska-McWilliams

Interdisciplinary and General Studies

  • Associate Dean – Dana Gross
  • Chair, Department of Asian Studies – Karil Kucera
  • Chair, Department of Environmental Studies – Paul Jackson
  • Chair, Department of Russian Language and Area Studies – Marc Robinson
  • Director, Africa and the Americas – Abdulai Iddrisu
  • Director, American Conversations – DeAne Lagerquist
  • Director, American Studies – DeAne Lagerquist
  • Director, Asian Conversations – Hsiang-Lin Shih
  • Director, Chinese – Ying Zhou
  • Director, Environmental Conversation – David Booth
  • Director, Film Studies – Linda Mokdad
  • Director, Integrative Studies – Dana Gross
  • Director, International and Off-Campus Studies (IOS) – Jodi Malmgren
  • Director, Japanese – Rika Ito
  • Director, Latin American Studies – Ariel Strichartz
  • Director, Linguistic Studies – Ying Zhou
  • Director, Media Studies – William Sonnega
  • Director, Middle East Studies – Jamie Schillinger
  • Director, Nordic Studies – Kari Lie Dorer
  • Director, Oral Communication (ORC) – William Sonnega
  • Director, Public Affairs Conversation – Michael Fuerstein
  • Director, Race and Ethnic Studies – Jennifer Kwon Dobbs
  • Director, Women’s and Gender Studies – Rebecca Richards
  • Director, Writing Program (FYW, WRI) – Diane LeBlanc

Natural Sciences and Mathematics

  • Associate Dean – Mary Walczak
  • Chair, Department of Biology – Eric Cole
  • Chair, Department of Chemistry – Doug Beussman
  • Chair, Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science – Steven McKelvey
  • Chair, Department of Physics – Jason Engbrecht
  • Chair, Department of Psychology – Grace Cho
  • Director, Biomolecular Science – Laura Listenberger
  • Director, Computer Science – Richard Brown
  • Director, Mathematical Biology – Steven Freedberg
  • Director, Neuroscience – Shelly Dickinson
  • Director, Pre-Health Professions Advising – Kevin Crisp
  • Director, Science Conversation – Arthur Cunningham
  • Director, Statistics – Kathryn Ziegler-Graham

Social Sciences

  • Associate Dean – Rebecca Judge
  • Chair, Department of Economics – Anthony Becker
  • Chair, Department of Education – Elizabeth Leer
  • Chair, Department of Exercise Science – Cindy Book
  • Chair, Department of Nursing – Susan Huehn
  • Vice-Chair, Department of Nursing – Mary Beth Kuehn
  • Chair, Department of Political Science – Kathy Tegtmeyer Pak
  • Chair, Department of Social Work and Family Studies – Mary Carlsen
  • Chair, Department of Sociology/Anthropology – Chris Chiappari
  • Director, Department of Family Studies – Lisa Moore
  • Director, Education Assessment – Heather Campbell
  • Director, Education Field Experiences and Licensure – Rosie Pfarr-Baker
  • Director, Education Social Studies – Robert McClure
  • Director, Educational Talent Search – Janis Johnson
  • Director, Management Studies – Rick Goedde
  • Director, Social Work Field Coordinator – Melissa Mendez
  • Director, TRiO McNair – Janis Johnson
  • Director, Upward Bound – Mari Avaloz

 

Updated July 26, 2018