Department Chairpersons and Program Directors 2020-2021

Department Chairpersons

Anthropology Dr. James Trostle (acting, fall) email 860-297-2564
Dr. Shafqat Hussain (spring) email ​860-297-2358
Biology Dr. Lisa-Anne Foster email ​860-297-2349
Chemistry Dr. Timothy Curran email 860-297-5276
Classical Studies Dr. Martha Risser email 860-297-2386
Computer Science Dr. Peter Yoon email ​860-297-2461
Economics Dr. Carol Clark email 860-297-2481
Engineering Dr. Harry Blaise email ​860-297-2225
English ​​Dr. Christopher Hager email ​860-297-4141
History ​​Dr. Jeffrey Bayliss email 860-297-4018
Language and Culture Studies Dr. Johannes Evelein email ​860-297-2490
Mathematics Dr. Paula Russo ​email ​860-297-2284
Music Dr. Eric Galm email ​860-297-4201
Philosophy Dr. Shane Ewegen email ​860-297-2328
Physical Education Mr. Drew Galbraith email ​860-297-2057
Physics Dr. David Branning email ​860-297-4048
Political Science Dr. Stefanie Chambers email ​860-297-5293
Psychology Dr. Dina Anselmi email ​860-297-2236
Religious Studies
Dr. Ronald Kiener email ​860-297-2425
​​Sociology Dr. Stephen Valocchi ​email ​860-297-2346
Theater and Dance ​​Mr. Michael Preston email 860-297-2204

Major Academic Program Directors

American Studies Dr. Thomas Wickman (acting, fall) email 860-297-2393
Dr. Scott Gac (spring) email ​860-297-2347
Art History Dr. Kathleen Curran email ​860-297-2504
Educational Studies Dr. Stefanie Wong email 860-297-2626
​​Environmental Science ​Dr. Christoph Geiss
email 860-297-4191
Film Studies Dr. Madalene Spezialetti (co-director) email ​860-297-2519
Dr. Karen Humphreys (co-director) email 860-297-4237
Human Rights Dr. Benjamin Carbonetti email ​860-297-2325
International Studies Dr. Seth Markle ​email ​860-297-4290
Jewish Studies Dr. Ronald Kiener email ​860-297-2425
Neuroscience Dr. Susan Masino (acting, fall) email 860-297-2557
Dr. Sarah Raskin (spring) email 860-297-2342
Public Policy and Law ​Dr. Adrienne Fulco email 860-297-2435
Studio Arts Mr. Joseph Byrne (co-director) email 860-297-2208
Mr. Pablo Delano (co-director) email ​860-297-5233
Urban Studies Dr. Yipeng Shen (fall) ​email ​860-297-2167
Dr. Xiangming Chen (spring) email 860-297-5170
Women, Gender, and Sexuality Dr. Robert Corber email ​860-297-5340

Non-Major Academic Program Directors

Aetna Quantitative Center Ms. Kaitlyn Gingras email ​860-297-2522
Allan K. Smith Center for Writing and Rhetoric Dr. Tennyson O’Donnell email ​860-297-2206
Center for Hartford Engagement and Research (CHER) Dr. Abigail Williamson email 860-297-2571
Center for Urban and Global StudiesCities Program Dr. Garth Myers email ​860-297-4273
​Community Learning Initiative and Community Action Gateway Ms. Erica Crowley email ​860-297-5223
Global Health Humanities Gateway Dr. Diana Paulin (co-director) email ​860-297-2451
Dr. Erin Frymire (co-director) email ​860-297-2382
Graduate Studies Program and English Graduate Studies Program Dr. Daniel Mrozowski email ​860-297-4169
Graduate Studies – American Studies Dr. Scott Gac email 860-297-2347
Graduate Studies – Public Policy Dr. Kevin McMahon email 860-297-4073
Humanities Gateway Program Dr. Julia Goesser Assaiante (co-director) email 860-297-4221
Dr. Sheila Fisher (co-director) email ​860-297-2457
InterArts Mr. Mitchell Polin email 860-297-4006
​​Interdisciplinary Science ​Dr. Alison Draper email 860-297-5189