Department Chairs and Program Directors

2014-15 ACADEMIC YEAR  (pdf)

Academic Divisions

Division I, Social Sciences
Bruce A. Magnusson, Chair

Division II, Humanities and Arts
Nicole J. Simek, Chair

Division III, Basic Sciences and Mathematics
Mark Beck, Chair

Academic Departments and Programs 

Anthropology
Charles F. McKhann, Chair

Art
Michelle D. Acuff, Chair

Art History & Visual Culture Studies
Matthew Reynolds, Chair

Asian Studies
Akira R. Takemoto, Director

Astronomy
Andrea K. Dobson, Chair

Biology
Timothy H. Parker, Chair

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology
Daniel M. Vernon, Director

Chemistry
Timothy E. Machonkin, Chair

Classics
Dana L. Burgess, Chair

Dance
Renee E. Archibald, Director

Economics
Jan P. Crouter, Chair

English
Theresa M. DiPasquale, Chair - fall
Robert Scott Elliott, Chair - spring

Environmental Studies
Donald Snow, Director - fall
Philip D. Brick, Director - spring

Film and Media Studies
Robert C. Sickels, Director

First Year Encounters
Gaurav Majumdar, Director

Foreign Languages and Literatures
John R. "Jack" Iverson, Chair - fall
Zahi Zalloua, Chair - spring
Chinese

French

German
Japanese

Gender Studies
Suzanne Morrissey, Director

Geology
Kirsten P. Nicolaysen, Chair

Global Studies
Vivian Elyse Semerdjian, Director

Harper Joy Theatre
Christopher J. Petit, Director

History
John D. Cotts, Chair

Mathematics
Patrick W. Keef, Chair

Music
Susan E. Pickett, Chair

Philosophy
Patrick R. Frierson, Chair

Physics
Douglas H. Juers, Chair

Politics
Jeanne M. Morefield, Chair - fall
Aaron Bobrow-Strain, Chair - spring

Psychology
Melissa W. Clearfield, Chair

Race and Ethnic Studies
Jason C. Pribilsky, Director - fall
Zahi Zalloua, Director - spring

Religion
Walter E. Wyman, Chair

Rhetoric Studies
Heather Ashley Hayes, Chair

Sociology
Helen K. Kim, Chair - fall
Michelle Y. Janning, Chair - spring

Spanish
Janis B. Breckenridge, Chair

SSRA (Sport Studies, Recreation and Athletics)
Dean C. Snider, Director

Theatre and Dance
Christopher J. Petit, Chair

Writing Center
Lydia M. McDermott, Director