Department Chairs

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Department and Program Chairs 2020-2021

Africana Studies
TBA
Holly Sharac

Art & Art History
Art History: Professor Anthony Lee
Art Studio: Associate Professor Ligia Bouton
Melissa Burke

Asian Studies
Professor Ying Wang
Denise Falk

Astronomy
Professor M. Darby Dyar
Nicole Amrani

Biochemistry
Associate Professor Kathryn McMenimen (co-chair)
Associate Professor Amy Camp (co-chair)
Dina Bevivino

Biological Sciences
Professor Martha Hoopes
Susan LaBarre

Chemistry
Associate Professor Alan Van Giessen
Dina Bevivino

Classics & Italian
Professor Geoff Sumi
Denise Falk 

Computer Science
Professor Valerie Barr
Wendy Queiros

Critical Social Thought
Associate Professor Kate Singer
Sue Rusiecki

Dance
Professor Charles Flachs
Cathleen Smelcer

Economics
Professor Lucas Wilson
Debra Morrissey

English
Professor Elizabeth Young
Cynthia Meehan

Environmental Studies
Associate Professor Timothy Farnham (fall)
Associate Professor Kate Ballantine (spring)
Laura Clampitt

Film Media Theater
Professor Robin Blaetz
Bridget Barrett

French
Professor Catherine LeGouis
Stacey Pare

Gender Studies
Associate Professor Riché Barnes
Bridget Barrett

Geology & Geography
Professor Steven Dunn
Debra LaBonte

German Studies
Professor Karen Remmler
Dominique Rampton

History
Professor Jeremy King 
Holly Sharac

International Relations
Associate Professor Sarah Adelman
Linda Chesky Fernandes

Jewish Studies
Professor Karen Remmler (fall)
Professor Mara Benjamin (spring)
Natalina Tulik 

Mathematics and Statistics
Associate Professor Dylan Shepardson
Sheila Heady

Music
Professor Bode Omojola
Jennifer Beckham

Neuroscience and Behavior
Professor Renae Brodie
Dianne Baranowski

Philosophy
Professor James Harold 
Natalina Tulik

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

Physics
Associate Professor Alexi Arango
Nicole Amrani

Politics
Associate Professor Andrew Reiter
Linda Chesky Fernandes

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

Religion
Associate Professor Amina Steinfels
Natalina Tulik

Romance Languages and Cultures
Professor Ombretta Frau

Russian/Russian and Eurasian Studies
Professor Peter Scotto
Dominique Rampton

Sociology & Anthropology
Professor Eleanor Townsley 
Michelle Pietras

Spanish, Latina/o, and Latin American Studies
Professor Nieves Romero-Diaz
Cara Lapenas