Dean of the Faculty

Academic Departments and Chairs 2014-2015

American Studies

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

Anthropology and Sociology

 Chair: Jerry Himmelstein 
 Academic Department Coordinator: Karen Graves
 413-542-2193

Architectural Studies

   Chair: Heidi Gilpin
   Academic Department Coordinator: JoAnn Lawrence
   413-542-2312

Art and the History of Art

 Chair: Justin Kimball
 Academic Department Coordinator: Louise Beckett
 413-542-2365

Asian Languages and Civilizations

 Chair: Timothy Van Compernolle
 Academic Department Coordinator: Christopher Williford
 413-542-5841

Biology

 Chair: Michael Hood
 Academic Department Coordinator: Tracie Rubeck
 413-542-2314

Bio Chemistry/Bio Physics

 Chair: Patrick Williamson

Black Studies

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

   Chemistry

              Co-Chairs: Helen Leung and Mark Marshall
              Academic Department Coordinator: Catherine Stillerman
              413-542-2342

Classics

      Chair: Rebecca Sinos
      Academic Department Coordinator: Laurie Canter
      413-542-2189

  Computer Science      

             Chair: Scott Kaplan
             Academic Department Coordinator: Anne Torrey
             413-542-2100

Creative Writing

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

Economics

Chair: Adam Honig
Academic Department Coordinator: Jeanne Reinle
413-542-2249

English

Chair: Geoff Sanborn
Director of Studies: Judy Frank
Academic Department Coordinator: Julie Howland
413-542-2672
Assistant to the Faculty: Bette Abrams-Esche
413-542-2231

Environmental Studies

Chair: Ethan Temeles
Academic Department Coordinator: Diane Hutton

European Studies

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

Film and Media Studies

Chair: Amelie Hastie, Fall
          Austin Sarat, Spring
Academic Department Coordinator: Lisa Ballou

French

Chair: Paul Rockwell
Academic Department Coordinator: Elizabeth Eddy
413-542-2317

Geology

Chair: Peter Crowley
Academic Department Coordinator: Diane Hutton
413-542-2233

German

Chair: Heidi Gilpin
Academic Department Coordinator: JoAnn Lawrence
413-542-2312

History

Chair: Trent Maxey
Academic Department Coordinator: Rhea Cabin
413-542-2229

Law, Jurisprudence and Social Thought

Chair: Martha Umphrey  
Academic Department Coordinator: Megan Estes-Ryan
413-542-2380

Mathematics and Statistics

Chair: Dan Velleman, Fall
           David Cox, Spring
Academic Department Coordinator: Anne Torrey
413-542-2100

Music

Chair: Jenny Kallick
Academic Department Coordinator: Suzette Farnham
413-542-2364

Neuroscience

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

Philosophy

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

Physical Education

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

Physics and Astronomy

Chair: Larry Hunter
Academic Department Coordinator: Ellen Feld
413-542-2251

Political Science

Chair: Javier Corrales  
Academic Department Coordinator: Theresa Laizer
413-542-2208
Department Secretary: Donna Simpter
413-542-2318

Psychology

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

Religion

Chair: Andrew Dole
Academic Department Coordinator: Diane Dix
413-542-2181

Russian

Chair: Cathy Ciepiela, Fall
           Stanley Rabinowitz, Spring
Academic Department Coordinator: Elizabeth Damon
413-542-2350

Sexuality, Women's and Gender Studies

Chair: Rick Griffiths
Academic Department Coordinator: Stephanie Kvam
413-542-5781

Spanish

Chair: Ute Brandes
Academic Department Coordinator: Lauren Franks
413-542-2317

Theater and Dance

Chair: Peter Lobdell
Academic Department Coordinator: Stephanie Vieira
413-542-2411