American Indian Studies

(Tribal Administration and Governance)

Department Head: Jill Doerfler
Tribal Administration and Governance: Joseph Bauerkemper

Anthropology, Sociology and Criminology

(Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies)

Department Head: Scott Vollum
Associate Head: David Syring
Anthropology Coordinator: Mitra Emad
Criminology Program Coordinator: Jeff Maahs
Sociology Program Coordinator: Dan Martin
Internship Coordinator: Rob Weidner
Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies Coordinator: Liz Wright

Art and Design

Department Head: Jennifer Webb
Associate Head: Steve Bardolph



Department Head: David Gore
Associate Head: Deborah Petersen-Perlman
Internship Coordinator (COMM): Alastair Knowles
Internship Coordinator (JOUR): Deborah Petersen-Perlman

English, Linguistics and Writing Studies

Department Head: Will Salmon (Linguistics)
Associate Head: Krista Twu (English)
Writing Program Administrator: Avesa Rockwell

Geography and Philosophy

(Interdisciplinary Studies)

Department Head: Jeanine Weekes Schroer (Philosophy, Cognitive Science)
Associate Head: Laure Charleux (Environment, Sustainability and Geography, GIS)
Interdisciplinary Studies Coordinator - Katie Van Wert

History, Political Science and International Studies


Department Head: Cynthia Rugeley (Political Science)
Associate Head: Gideon Mailer (History)
International Studies Director: Mary Caprioli
PreLaw: Joseph Staats


Department Head: Mark Whitlock


Department Head: Mark Harvey

World Languages and Cultures

(Cultural Entrepreneurship)

Department Head: Jennifer Brady
Cultural Entrepreneurship Coordinator: Aparna Katre

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