Academic Departments

College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences

Academic Department Heads and departments for the College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences
Name Position Department
Steve Fraze Interim, Academic Department Head Agricultural Economics & Agricultural Business
Steve Fraze Academic Department Head Agriculture & Extension Education
Shanna Ivey
Academic Department Head Animal & Range Science / Extension Animal & Natural Resources
Ricardo Ramirez Academic Department Head Entomology, Plant Pathology & Weed Science

Efren Delgado

Academic Department Head

Family & Consumer Sciences / Extension Family & Consumer Sciences

Matthew Gompper Academic Department Head Fishery, Wildlife & Conservation Ecology
Jean Hertzman Director Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism Management
Anowar Islam Academic Department Head Plant & Environmental Sciences / Extension Plant Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences

Academic Department Heads and departments for the College of Arts & Sciences
Name Position Department
Lois Stanford Academic Department Head Anthropology
Margaret “Meg” Goehring Academic Department Head Art
Jason Jackiewicz Academic Department Head Astronomy
Charles Shuster Academic Department Head Biology
Shelley Lusetti Academic Department Head Chemistry & Biochemistry
Greg Armfield Academic Department Head Communication Studies
Huiping Cao Acting, Academic Department Head Computer Science
Amy Lanasa Academic Department Head Creative Media Institute
Dennis Giever Academic Department Head Criminal Justice
Elizabeth Schirmer  Academic Department Head English
Michaela Buenemann Academic Department Head Geography & Environmental Studies
Nancy McMillan Academic Department Head Geological Sciences
Neil Harvey Academic Department Head Government
Elizabeth Horodowich Academic Department Head History
Amy Lanasa Academic Department Head Journalism and Mass Communications
Glenn Fetzer Academic Department Head Language & Linguistics
John Harding Academic Department Head Mathematical Science
Fred Bugbee Academic Department Head Music
Timothy Cleveland Academic Department Head Philosophy
Jonathan Cook Acting, Academic Department Head Physics
Andrew Conway Academic Department Head Psychology
Wil Kilroy Academic Department Head Theater Arts

College of Business

Academic Department Heads and departments for the College of Business
Name Position Department
Kevin Melendrez Academic Department Head Accounting & Information Systems
Winnie Yu-Feng Lee Academic Department Head Economics, Applied Statistics & International Business
Paula Groves Interim, Academic Department Head Finance
Rebecca Scott Academic Department Head Management
Jianjun (John) Zhu Academic Department Head Marketing

College of Engineering

Academic Department Heads and departments for the College of Engineering
Name Position Department
Joseph Holles   Academic Department Head Chemical & Materials Engineering
Craig Newtson Academic Department Head Civil Engineering
Gabe Garcia Academic Department Head Engineering Technology & Surveying Engineering
Hansuk Sohn Interim, Academic Department Head Industrial Engineering
Steve Stochaj Academic Department Head Klipsch School of Electrical and
Computer Engineering
Jay Frankel Academic Department Head Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

College of Health, Education and Social Transformation

Academic Department Heads and departments for the College of Health, Education, and Social Transformation
Name Position Department
Dulcinea Lara Academic Department Head Borderlands and Ethnic Studies
Elsa Arroyos Interim, Academic Department Head Counseling & Educational Psychology
Heike Lehnert-LeHouillier Interim, Academic Department Head Communication Disorders
Chris Aiken Interim, Academic Department Head Kinesiology
Becky Pearson Academic Department Head Public Health Science
Alexa Doig Academic Department Head Nursing

Stacy Gherardi

Mónica Montoya

Interim Co-Directors School of Social Work

Rick Marlatt

Director

School of Teacher Preparation, Administration and Leadership (TPAL)

  • Educational Leadership & Administration Division
  • Multicultural Education & STEM Division
  • Teacher Education Division (includes Special Education)

David G. Ortiz Canseco

Interim, Academic Department Head

Sociology

University Library

Academic Department Heads and departments for the Library
Name Position Department
Katherine Terpis Associate Dean Access Services
Dennis Daily Academic Department Head Archives and Special Collections
David Irvin  AcademicDepartment Head Reference and Research Services
Jason Bengtson Academic Department Head Systems Department
Ellen Bosman Academic Department Head Technical Services

 Last Updated: February 1, 2024