Academic Departments and Chairs 2016-2017

American Studies

Chair: Robert T. Hayashi
Academic Department Coordinator: Karen Graves
413-542-2246

Anthropology and Sociology

Chair: Jerome L. Himmelstein
Academic Department Coordinator: Karen Graves
413-542-2193

Architectural Studies

Chair: Nicola Courtright
Academic Department Coordinator:
413-542-2312

Art and the History of Art

Chair: Robert T. Sweeney
Academic Department Coordinator: Louise Beckett
413-542-2365

Asian Languages and Civilizations

Chair: Monica Ringer
Academic Department Coordinator: Christopher Williford
413-542-5841

Biology

Chair: Ethan Temeles
Academic Department Coordinator: Karen Racz
413-542-2314

Bio Chemistry/Bio Physics

Chair: William Loinaz
Academic Department Coordinator: Catherine Stillerman
413-542-2342

Black Studies

Chair: John E. Drabinski
Academic Department Coordinator: Karla Keyes
413-542-5800

Chemistry

Chair: David E. Hansen
Academic Department Coordinator: Catherine Stillerman
413-542-2342

Classics

Chair: Christopher van den Berg
Academic Department Coordinator: Laurie Canter
413-542-2189

Computer Science

Chair: John E. Rager
Academic Department Coordinator: Anne Torrey
413-542-2100

Creative Writing

Director: Daniel J. Hall
Academic Department Coordinator: Catherine Newman
413-542-8200

Economics

Chair: Jun Ishii (fall)
Academic Department Coordinator: Jeanne Reinle
413-542-2249

English

Chair: Karen Sanchez-Eppler
Director of Studies: Geoffrey Sanborn
Academic Department Coordinator: Julie Howland
413-542-2672
Assistant to the Faculty: Bette Kanner
413-542-2231

Environmental Studies

Chair: Ethan Clotfelter
Academic Department Coordinator: Diane Hutton
413-542-2233

European Studies

Chair: Sara Brenneis
Academic Department Coordinator:  Laurie Canter
413-542-2312

Film and Media Studies

Chair: Timothy Van Compernolle
Academic Department Coordinator: Elizabeth Kolenda
413-542-2304

French

Chair: Rosalina de la Carrera
Academic Department Coordinator: Elizabeth Eddy
413-542-2317

Geology

Chair: Peter D. Crowley (fall)
Tekla A. Harms (spring)
Academic Department Coordinator: Diane Hutton
413-542-2233

German

Chair: Ute Brandes
Academic Department Coordinator:
413-542-2312

History

Chair: Sean Redding
Academic Department Coordinator: Tracie Rubeck
413-542-2229

Law, Jurisprudence and Social Thought

Chair: Adam Sitze
Academic Department Coordinator: Megan Estes-Ryan
413-542-2380

Mathematics and Statistics

Chair: Tanya L. Leise
Academic Department Coordinator: Anne Torrey
413-542-2100

Music

Chair: Jeffers Engelhardt
Academic Department Coordinator: Suzette Farnham
413-542-2364

Neuroscience

Chair: 
Academic Department Coordinator: Isabel Margolin
413-542-2217

Philosophy

Chair: Joseph G. Moore
Academic Department Coordinator: Dee Brace
413-542-5805

Physical Education

Director of Athletics: Donald R. Faulstick
Academic Department Coordinator: Christine Almeida
413-542-8266

Physics and Astronomy

Chair: William A. Loinaz
Academic Department Coordinator: Alice Simmoneau
413-542-2251

Political Science

Chair: Kristin Bumiller
Academic Department Coordinator: Theresa Laizer
413-542-2208
Department Secretary: Donna Simpter
413-542-2318

Psychology

Chair: John-Paul Baird (fall)
Academic Department Coordinator: Isabel Margolin
413-542-2217

Religion

Chair: Tariq Jaffer
Academic Department Coordinator: Lisa Ballou
413-542-2181

Russian

Chair: Boris Wolfson
Academic Department Coordinator: Elizabeth Damon
413-542-2350

Sexuality, Women's and Gender Studies

Chair: Michele Barale
Academic Department Coordinator: Stephanie Kvam
413-542-5781

Spanish

Chair: Sara Brenneis
Academic Department Coordinator: Lauren Franks

413-542-2317

Theater and Dance

Chair: Wendy Woodson
Academic Department Coordinator: Suzie Rivers
413-542-2411