Department Chairs and Program Directors

2015-16 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
James E. Russo, Chair

Academic Departments and Programs 

Anthropology
Charles F. McKhann, Chair

Art
Michelle D. Acuff, Chair - fall
Charles Timm-Ballard, Chair- spring

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
Douglas H. Juers, Director

Chemistry
Marion G. Götz, Chair

Classics
Elizabeth Vandiver, Chair - fall
Dana L. Burgess, Chair - spring

Dance
Renee E. Archibald, Director

Economics
Jan P. Crouter, Chair

English
Robert Scott Elliott, Chair

Environmental Studies
Philip D. Brick, Director

Film and Media Studies
Robert C. Sickels, Director

First Year Encounters
John D. Cotts, Director

Foreign Languages and Literatures
Zahi Zalloua, Chair
Chinese

French

German
Japanese

Gender Studies
Jason Pribilsky, Director - fall
Suzanne Morrissey, Director - spring

Geology
Kirsten P. Nicolaysen, Chair

Global Studies
Vivian Elyse Semerdjian, Director

Harper Joy Theatre
Christopher J. Petit, Director

History
Julie Charlip, Chair

Mathematics and Computer Science
Patrick W. Keef, Chair

Music
Susan E. Pickett, Chair

Philosophy
Patrick R. Frierson, Chair

Physics
Fred Moore, Chair

Politics
Jeanne M. Morefield, Chair

Psychology
Pavel Blagov, Chair

Race and Ethnic Studies
Zahi Zalloua, Director

Religion
Jonathan Walters, Chair

Rhetoric Studies
Heather Ashley Hayes, Chair - fall
Zahi Zalloua, Chair - spring

Sociology
Gilbert Mireles

Spanish
Janis B. Breckenridge, Chair

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

Theatre and Dance
Rebecca Hanrahan, Chair

Writing Center
Lydia M. McDermott, Director