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New Mexico State University
Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost

Academic Departments

College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences

Position Department
Terry Crawford Academic Department Head Agricultural Economics & Agricultural Business
Frank Hodnett Academic Department Head Agriculture & Extension Education
Tim Ross Academic Department Head Animal & Range Science
Gerald Sims Academic Department Head Entomology, Plant Pathology & Weed Science
Esther Devall Academic Department Head Family & Consumer Sciences
Kathryn Stoner Interim Academic Department Head Fishery, Widlife & Conservation Ecology
Janet Green Academic Department Head Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism Management
Rich Pratt Academic Department Head Plant & Environmental Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences

Position Department
Miriam Chaiken Academic Department Head Anthropology
Julia Barello Academic Department Head Art
Jon Holtzman Academic Department Head Astronomy
Ralph Preszler Academic Department Head Biology
William Quintana Academic Department Head Chemistry & Biochemistry
Ken Hacker Academic Department Head Communication Studies
Son Tran Interm Academic Department Head Computer Science
James Maupin Academic Department Head Creative Media Institute
Carlos Posadas Academic Department Head Criminal Justice
Barry Thatcher Interim Academic Department Head English
Christopher Brown Academic Department Head Geography
Nancy McMillan Academic Department Head Geological Sciences
Neil Harvey Academic Department Head Government
Ken Hammond Academic Department Head History
Hwiman Chung Academic Department Head Journalism and Mass Communications
Glenn Fetzer Academic Department Head Language & Linguistics
Joseph Lakey Academic Department Head Mathematical Science
Lon Chaffin Academic Department Head Music
Danny Scoccia Academic Department Head Philosophy
Stefan Zollner Academic Department Head Physics
Dominic Simon Academic Department Head Psychology
David LoConto Academic Department Head Sociology/Women’s Studies
William Storm Academic Department Head Theater Arts

College of Business

Position Department
Kevin Melendrez Academic Department Head Accounting & Information Systems
Richard Adkisson Academic Department Head Economics & International Business
Kenneth Martin Academic Department Head Finance
Grace Ann Rosile Interim Academic Department Head Management
Patrick Gavin Academic Department Head Marketing

College of Education

Position Department
Elsa Arroyos Interim Academic Department Head Counseling & Educational Psychology
James O’Donnell Academic Department Head Curriculum & Instruction
Mary Prentice Academic Department Head Educational Leadership & Administration
Robert Wood Academic Department Head Human Performance, Dance & Recreation
Marlene Salas-Provance Academic Department Head Special Education & Communication Disorders

College of Engineering

Position Department
David Rockstraw Interim Academic Department Head Chemical & Materials Engineering
Peter Martin Academic Department Head Civil & Geological Engineering
Jeff Beasley Academic Department Head Engineering Technology
Edward Pines Academic Department Head Industrial Engineering
Satishkuma Ranade Academic Department Head Klipsch School of Electrical and
Computer Engineering
Ian Leslie Interim Academic Department Head Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

College of Health and Social Services

Position Department
Mark Kittleson Academic Department Head Health Science
Pam Schultz Academic Department Head Nursing
Tina Hancock Academic Department Head Social Work