For Department Chairs

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Department and Program Chairs 2015-16

Africana Studies
Professor Preston Smith
Holly Sharac

Art History
Professor Paul Staiti
Rosemary Ryan

Art Studio
Professor Rie Hachiyanagi
Rosemary Ryan

Asian Studies
Professor Sohail Hashmi
Kristin McMillan

Astronomy
Professor M. Darby Dyar
Sarah Byrne

Biochemistry
Professor Wei Chen
Dianne Baranowski

Biological Sciences
Professor Craig Woodard
Sue LaBarre

Chemistry
Professor Maria Gomez
Dina Bevivino

Classics & Italian
Professor Ombretta Frau
Stacey Pare

Computer Science
Associate Professor Barbara Lerner
Wendy Queiros

Critical Social Thought
Associate Professor  Iyko Day
Patricia Ware

Dance
Professor Rose Flachs
Cathleen Smelcer

Economics
Professor Michael Robinson
Dawn Larder

English
Associate Professor Amy Martin
Cynthia Meehan

Environmental Studies
Associate Professor   Timothy Farnham
Donna McKeever

Film Studies

Professor Robin Blaetz
Bridget Barrett

French
Professor Christopher Rivers
Stacey Pare

Gender Studies
Associate Professor Christian Gundermann
Bridget Barrett

Geology & Geography
Professor Girma Kebbede
Cecile Vasquez

German Studies
Professor Karen Remmler
Carmen Sullivan

History/Medieval Studies
Professor Holly Hanson (Fall);

Professor Mary Renda (Spring)
Holly Sharac

International Relations
Professor Jeremy King
Linda Chesky Fernandes

Jewish Studies

Professor Lawrence Fine
Susan Rusiecki

Mathematics and Statistics
Professor Jessica Sidman
Laurie Kamins

Music
Professor Gary Steigerwalt
Carol Wrobleski

Neuroscience and Behavior
Professor Katherine Binder
Susan LaBarre

Philosophy
Professor James Harold
Susan Rusiecki

Physical Education and Athletics
Senior Lecturer Lori Hendricks
Cathleen Smelcer/Louise Labrie

Physics
Professor Mark Peterson
Associate Professor Kathy Aidala 
Sarah Byrne

Politics
Associate Professor Elizabeth Markovits
Patricia Ware

Psychology and Education
Professor Katherine Binder
Janet Crosby, Psychology
Cheryl McGraw, Education

Religion
Professor Michael Penn
Susan Rusiecki

Romance Languages and Literatures
Professor Nieves Romero-Diaz
Debra Morrissey

Russian/Russian and Eurasian Studies
Professor Peter Scotto
Carmen Sullivan

Sociology & Anthropology
Professor Kenneth Tucker
Michelle Pietras

Spanish, Latina/o, and Latin American Studies
Associate Professor Justin Crumbaugh
Debra Morrissey

Theatre Arts
Susan Daniels 
Barbara Bunyan