2016-2017 Academic Unit Chairs

Department Chairs

  • Anthropology & Sociology: Antonia Foias
  • Art: Peter Low
  • Asian Studies: Li Yu
  • Astronomy: Karen Kwitter
  • Biology: Joan Edwards
  • Chemistry: Amy Gehring
  • Classics: Amanda Wilcox
  • Computer Science: Brent Heeringa
  • Dance: Sandra Burton
  • Economics: Ken Kuttner
  • English: John Limon
  • Geosciences: Ronadh Cox
  • German-Russian: Julie Cassiday
  • History: Tom Kohut
  • Humanities: Denise Buell
  • Mathematics & Statistics: Susan Loepp
  • Music: Marjorie Hirsch
  • Philosophy: Melissa Barry
  • Physics: David Tucker-Smith
  • Physical Education: Lisa Melendy
  • Political Science: James McAllister
  • Psychology: Steve Fein
  • Religion: Jason Josephson Storm
  • Romance Languages: Kashia Pieprzak
  • Theatre: Amy Holzapfel

Program Chairs

  • Africana Studies: James Manigault-Bryant
  • American Studies: Mark Reinhardt
  • Arabic Studies: Gail Newman
  • BigP: Chip Lovett
  • Biochemistry & Molecular Biology: Dan Lynch
  • Cognitive Science: Joe Cruz
  • Comparative Literature: Janneke van de Stadt
  • Environmental Studies: Ralph Bradburd
  • Global Studies: Sam Crane
  • Graduate Program in the History of Art: Marc Gotlieb
  • Jewish Studies: Edan Dekel
  • Justice and Law: Alan Hirsch
  • Latina/o Studies: Merida Rua
  • Leadership Studies: Justin Crowe
  • Maritime Studies: Ralph Bradburd
  • Neuroscience: Heather Williams
  • Political Economy: Jon Bakija
  • Program in Teaching: Susan Engel
  • Public Health: Julie Pedroni (F) Tara Watson (S)
  • Science & Technology Studies: Joe Cruz
  • Williams Exeter Program at Oxford:  Gretchen Long
  • Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies: Sara Dubow

Center Chairs

  • Center for Development Economics: Anand Swamy (F) Jerry Caprio (S)
  • Center for Foreign Languages Literatures & Cultures: Julie Cassiday
  • Davis Center: Christopher Goh and Ondine Chavoya
  • Oakley Center: Jana Sawicki
  • Center for Environmental Studies: Ralph Bradburd
  • Science Center: Tiku Majumder

Special Appointments

  • College Marshal: Jay Thoman
  • Gaudino Scholar:  Lois Banta
  • First3: Sarah Goh / Kashia Pieprzak / Magnus Bernhardsson
  • Director of Tutorials: Bojana Mladenovic
  • Schumann Fellow for Democratic Studies: Ondine Chavoya