Department Chairs

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Department and Program Chairs 2016-17

Africana Studies
Associate Professor Lucas Wilson
Holly Sharac

Art History
Professor Paul Staiti
Rosemary Ryan

Art Studio
Professor Rie Hachiyanagi (Fall);
Professor Joseph Smith (Spring)
Rosemary Ryan

Asian Studies
Professor Sohail Hashmi
Denise Falk

Astronomy
Professor M. Darby Dyar
Sarah Byrne

Biochemistry
Professor Amy Frary
Dina Bevivino

Biological Sciences
Professor Craig Woodard
Susan LaBarre

Chemistry
Associate Professor W. Donald Cotter
Dina Bevivino

Classics & Italian
Professor Ombretta Frau
Denise Falk 

Computer Science
Professor Margaret Robinson
Wendy Queiros

Critical Social Thought
Associate Professor Iyko Day
Patricia Ware

Dance
Professor Rose Flachs
Cathleen Smelcer

Economics
Professor James Hartley
Dawn Larder

English
Professor Amy Martin
Cynthia Meehan

Environmental Studies
Associate Professor Timothy Farnham
Laurie Kamins

Film Studies
Professor Robin Blaetz (Fall); Professor Elizabeth Young (Spring)
Bridget Barrett

French
Professor Christopher Rivers
Stacey Pare

Gender Studies
Professor Karen Remmler (Fall);
Associate Professor Christian Gundermann (Spring) 
Bridget Barrett

Geology & Geography
Professor Al Werner
TBD

German Studies
Professor Karen Remmler
Dominique Rampton

History
Professor Mary Renda
Holly Sharac

International Relations
Professor Kavita Khory
Linda Chesky Fernandes

Jewish Studies
Professor Karen Remmler
Natalina Tulik 

Mathematics and Statistics
Professor Jessica Sidman
Lindsay Woloszyn

Medieval Studies
Associate Professor Wes Yu

Music
Professor David Sanford
Carol Wrobleski

Neuroscience and Behavior
Associate 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 Kathy Aidala 
Sarah Byrne

Politics
Professor Kavita Khory
Patricia Ware

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

Religion
Professor Michael Penn (Fall)
Natalina Tulik

Romance Languages and Literatures
Professor Nieves Romero-Diaz
Debra Morrissey

Russian/Russian and Eurasian Studies
Professor Peter Scotto
Dominique Rampton

Sociology & Anthropology
Professor Kenneth Tucker
Michelle Pietras

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

Theatre Arts
Professor Ombretta Frau
Barbara Bunyan