Deans and Department Heads

The following is a list of deans, department heads and other top academic officials. Please contact the appropriate department head with general questions or for referrals to faculty with specific areas of expertise.

COMMONWEALTH HONORS COLLEGE

INTERIM DEAN
Dan Gordon 413/545-2504

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

DEAN
Christine B. McCormick 413/545-2705

Educational Policy, Research & Administration
Gretchen Rossman
413/545-3610

Student Development 
Mary Lynn Boscardin 413/545-2231

Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies
Claire Hamilton 413/545-0246

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

DEAN
Timothy J. Anderson 413/545-6388

Chemical Engineering
T.J. Lakis Mountziaris 413/545-2507

Civil & Environmental Engineering
Richard N. Palmer 413-577-2508

Electrical & Computer Engineering
Christopher Hollot 413/545-0962

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
Donald L. Fisher 413/545-1657

GRADUATE SCHOOL

DEAN
John J. McCarthy 413/545-5271

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES & FINE ARTS

DEAN
Julie C. Hayes 413/545-4169

Afro-American Studies
John H. Bracey 413/545-5160

Architecture
Stephen Schreiber 413/577-1575

Art
Alexis Kuhr

Classics
Brian Breed 413/577-3479

English
Jenny Spencer 413/545-2575

History
Joye Bowman 413/545-2378

History of Art and Architecture
Laetitia La Follette 413/545-0634

Judaic & Near Eastern Studies
Jay R. Berkowitz 413/545-5868

Languages, Literature and Cultures
William Moebius 413/545-6716

Linguistics
John Kingston 413/545-6833

Music & Dance
Jeffrey Cox 413/545-6055

Philosophy
Joseph Levine 413/545-1846

Slavic & East European Studies
Robert A. Rothstein 413/545-0894

Theater
Penny Remsen 413/545-3490

Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies
Laura J. Briggs 413/545-1922

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS

VICE PROVOST
Jack Ahern 413/545-2710

LIBRARIES

DIRECTOR
Jay Schafer 413/545-0284

ISENBERG SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT

DEAN
Mark Fuller 413/545-5583

Accounting
Christopher Agoglia 413/545-5582

Finance
Sanjay Nawalkha 413/545-5620

Hospitality & Tourism Management
Haemoon Oh 413/545-2061

Management
Bruce Skaggs 413/545-5684

Marketing
Bruce Weinberg 413/545-5063

Operations & Information Management
Iqbal Agha 413/545-5622

Sport Management
Lisa Pike Masteralexis 413/545-5061

COLLEGE OF NATURAL SCIENCES

DEAN
Steve Goodwin 413/545-2766

Astronomy
Stephen Schneider 413/545-2076

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Jennifer Normanly 413/545-3422

Biology
Rolf O. Karlstrom 413/545-2602

Chemistry
Craig Martin 413/545-2318

Computer Science
Lori Clarke 413/545-2742

Environmental Conservation
Curtice Griffin 413/545-2640

Food Science
Eric A. Decker 413/545-1026

Geosciences
Julie Brigham-Grette 413/577-2270

Mathematics & Statistics
Farshid Hajir 413/545-0510

Microbiology
John M. Lopes 413/545-8080

Molecular & Cellular Biology
Barbara Osborne 413/545-3246

Neuroscience & Behavior
Jeffrey D. Blaustein 413/545-1524

Organismic & Evolutionary Biology
Elizabeth R. Dumont 413/545-0928

Physics
Rory Miskimen 413/545-1940

Plant Biology
Elsbeth L. Walker 413/577-3217

Polymer Science & Engineering
David Hoagland 413/577-1513

Psychological and Brain Sciences
Melinda A. Novak 413/545-2387

Stockbridge School of Agriculture
Wesley R. Autio 413/545-2963

Veterinary and Animal Sciences
Rafael Fissore 413/545-5548

COLLEGE OF NURSING

DEAN
Stephen Cavanaugh 413-545-5093

SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH & HEALTH SCIENCES

DEAN
C. Marjorie Aelion 413/545-2526

Communication Disorders
Jane A. Baran 413/545-0565

Kinesiology
Patty Freedson 413-545-2620

Nutrition
Nancy Cohen 413/545-0740

Public Health
Edward Stanek III 413-545-3812

PROVOST

Katherine Newman 413/545-6223

RESEARCH

VICE CHANCELLOR FOR RESEARCH AND ENGAGEMENT

Michael F. Malone 413/545-5270

COLLEGE OF SOCIAL & BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES

INTERIM DEAN
John Hird 413/545-4173

Anthropology
Thomas Leatherman 413/545-5939

Communication
Erica Scharrer 413-545-6339

Economics
Michael Ash 413/545-3815

Journalism
Kathy Roberts Forde 413/577-7077

Landscape Architecture & Regional Planning
Elizabeth Hamin 413-545-2255

Labor Studies
Eve Weinbaum 413/545-0458

Political Science
Brian Schaffner 413/545-0416

Public Policy & Administration
M.V. Lee Badgett, 413-545-3562

Resource Economics
Dan Lass 413/545-1501

Social Thought & Political Economy
Sigrid Schmalzer 413/545-0043

Sociology
Janice Irvine 413/545-2926