Department Chairs

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Department and Program Chairs 2019-20

Africana Studies
TBA
Holly Sharac

Art & Art History
Art History: Professor Ajay Sinha
Art Studio: Professor Rie Hachiyanagi
Melissa Burke

Asian Studies
Professor Ying Wang
Denise Falk

Astronomy
Professor M. Darby Dyar
Nicole Amrani

Biochemistry
Associate Professor Kathryn McMenimen (co-chair)
Professor Craig Woodard (co-chair, fall)
Associate Professor Amy Camp (co-chair, spring)
Dina Bevivino

Biological Sciences
Professor Rachel Fink
Susan LaBarre

Chemistry
Associate Professor Alan Van Giessen
Dina Bevivino

Classics & Italian
Associate Professor Bruce Arnold
Denise Falk 

Computer Science
Professor Valerie Barr
Wendy Queiros

Critical Social Thought
Associate Professor Kate Singer
TBA

Dance
Professor Charles Flachs
Cathleen Smelcer

Economics
Professor James Hartley
Dawn Larder

English
Professor Elizabeth Young
Cynthia Meehan

Environmental Studies
Associate Professor Timothy Farnham (co-chair)
Professor Lauret Savoy (co-chair)
Laurie Kamins

Film Studies
Professor Robin Blaetz
Bridget Barrett

French
Professor Catherine LeGouis
Stacey Pare

Gender Studies
Associate Professor Kimberly Brown
Bridget Barrett

Geology & Geography
Professor Steven Dunn
Debra LaBonte

German Studies
Senior Lecturer Mark Lauer
Dominique Rampton

History
Professor Daniel Czitrom
Holly Sharac

International Relations
Professor Sohail Hashmi
Linda Chesky Fernandes

Jewish Studies
Associate Professor Mara Benjamin
Natalina Tulik 

Mathematics and Statistics
Professor Giuliana Davidoff
TBA

Music
Professor David Sanford (fall)
Professor Bode Omojola (spring)
Carol Wrobleski

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
Professor Preston Smith
Linda Chesky Fernandes

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

Religion
Professor Susanne Mrozik
Natalina Tulik

Romance Languages and Cultures
Professor Ombretta Frau

Russian/Russian and Eurasian Studies
Professor Peter Scotto
Dominique Rampton

Sociology & Anthropology
Professor Lynn Morgan
Michelle Pietras

Spanish, Latina/o, and Latin American Studies
Associate Professor Justin Crumbaugh
Cara Lapenas

Theatre Arts
Associate Professor Amy Rodgers
Barbara Bunyan