Associate Deans, Department Chairs, and Program Directors

Academic Year 2019-20

Fine Arts

  • Associate Dean – Kent McWilliams
  • Chair, Department of Art and Art History – Irve Dell
  • Vice-Chair, Department of Art and Art History – Nancy Thompson
  • Chair, Department of Dance – Heather Klopchin
  • Chair, Department of Music – David Castro
  • Vice-Chair, Department of Music – David Carter
  • 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 – John Naito
  • Chair, Department of German – Wendy Allen
  • Chair, Department of History – Steve Hahn
  • Chair, Department of Norwegian – Kari Lie Dorer
  • Chair, Department of Philosophy – Danny Munoz-Hutchinson
  • Chair, Department of Religion – Jamie Schillinger
  • Chair, Department of Romance Languages – Jolene Barjasteh
  • Section Head, Department of Romance Languages (Spanish) – Ariel Strichartz
  • Director, Ethical Issues and Normative Perspectives (EIN) – Jason Marsh
  • Director, Ancient & Medieval Studies – Anne Groton
  • Director, Foreign Language Across the Curriculum (FLAC) – Gwen Barnes-Karol
  • Director, The Great Conversation – Mary Trull

Interdisciplinary and General Studies

  • Associate Dean – Karil Kucera
  • Chair, Department of Asian Studies – Rika Ito
  • Chair, Department of Environmental Studies – Dan Hofrenning
  • Chair, Department of Russian Language and Area Studies – Kari Dorer
  • Director, Africa and the African Diaspora – 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 – Kiara Jorgenson
  • Director, Film Studies – Linda Mokdad
  • Director, Integrative Studies – Karil Kucera
  • Director, Japanese – Hiroe Akimoto
  • 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, Public Affairs Conversation – Michael Fuerstein
  • Director, Race and Ethnic Studies – Jennifer Kwon Dobbs
  • Director, Race Matters Learning Community – Jonathan Naito
  • 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 – Kristina Garrett
  • Chair, Department of Physics – Jason Engbrecht
  • Chair, Department of Psychology – Grace Cho
  • Director, Biomolecular Science – Laura Listenberger
  • Director, Computer Science – Jill Dietz
  • Director, Mathematical Biology – Anne Walter
  • Director, Neuroscience – Shelly Dickinson
  • Chair, Health Professions Committee – 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 – Heather Campbell
  • 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 – Chris Chapp
  • Chair, Department of Social Work and Family Studies – Susan Smalling
  • Chair, Department of Sociology/Anthropology – Chris Chiappari
  • Director, 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, Management Studies – Richard Goedde
  • Director, Social Work – Susan Smalling
  • Director, Social Work Field Experience – Melissa Mendez

 

Updated June 18, 2019