The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Chairs and Program Directors (Spring 2021)

Chairs and Directors

NameDepartment/Program

Julie Hemment

Anthropology

Laura Valdiviezo

Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies (CLACLS)

Erica Scharrer

Communication

Meredith Rolfe

Data Analytics and Computational Social Science Program

James Heintz

Economics

Krista Harper (acting director)

Insitute for Social Science Research

Brian McDermott

Journalism

Cedric de Leon

Labor Studies

Lauren McCarthy

Legal Studies

Henry Renski 

Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning (LARP)

Jesse Rhodes

Political Science

Alasdair Roberts

School of Public Policy

John Spraggon

Resource Economics

Hoang Phan

Social Thought and Political Economy (STPEC)

Jonathan Wynn

Sociology

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Undergraduate Program Directors

NameDepartment/Program

Krista Harper

Anthropology

Allison Butler

Communication

Michael Ash

Economics

Rodrigo Zamith

Journalism

Patricia McGirr

Landscape Architecture

Lauren McCarthy

Legal Studies

Justin Gross

Political Science

Regine Spector

Political Science

Nathalie Lavoie

Resource Economics

Graciela Monteagudo

Social Thought and Political Economy (STPEC)

Wenona Rymond-Richmond

Sociology

Mark Hamin

Sustainable Community Development

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Graduate Program Directors

NameDepartment/Program

Jason Kamilar

Anthropology

Henry Geddes

Communication

Deepankar Basu

Economics

Clare Hammonds

Labor Studies

Ethan Carr

Landscape Architecture

Jesse Rhodes 

Political Science

Satu Zoller

School of Public Policy

Mark Hamin 

Regional Planning

Nathan Chan

Resource Economics

Fareen Parvez

Sociology

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