Academic Chairs & Program Directors

Africana Studies
Xolela Mangcu

American Studies
Tom Guglielmo, 202-994-3170

Anthropology
Alexander Dent, 202-994-5084

Art History
Barbara von Barghahn, 202-994-8653

Art Therapy
Heidi Bardot, 703-299-4157

Biological Sciences
John Lill, 202-994-6989

Chemistry
Chris Cahill, 202-994-6959

Classical & Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations
Christopher Rollston

Corcoran School of the Arts & Design
Kym Rice, 202-994-0165
Susan Sterner (Deputy Director), 202-294-1700

Dance
Robert Baker, 202-249-8208
Douglas Boyce,

Data Science
Ryan Engstrom, 202-994-7979

Design
Catherine Anderson, 202-242-6707

East Asian Language & Literatures
Shoko Hamano, 202-994-7107

Economics
Stephen Smith, 202-994-8086

English
Maria Frawley, 202-994-6180

English for Academic Purposes
Megan Siczek, 202-994-5815

Film Studies
Elisabeth Anker, 202-994-7489

Forensic Sciences
Daniele Podini, 202-242-5758

Geography
Lisa Benton-Short, 202-994-6188

Geology
Cathy Forster, 202-994-1008

History
Daniel Schwartz, 202-994-2397

Interior Architecture
Stephanie Travis, 202-992-6699

Judaic Studies
Arie Dubnov, 202-994-6234

Mathematics
Frank Baginski, 202-994-4857

Museum Studies
Laura Schiavo, 202-994-4947

Music
Robert Baker, 202-994-9043

Organizational Sciences & Communication
Meina Liu, 202-994-1870

Peace Studies
Derek Malone-France, 202-242-5359

Philosophy
Tadeusz Zawidzki, 202-994-6444

Physics
Chryssa Kouveliotou, 202-994-5898

Political Science
Bruce Dickson, 202-994-4186

Professional Psychology Program
Loring Ingraham, 202-994-4712

Psychology
Sarah Shomstein, 202-994-6313

Religion
Irene Oh, 202-994-1675

Romance, German & Slavic Languages & Literature
Mohssen Esseesy, 202-994-6179

School of Media & Public Affairs
Silvio Waisbord, 202-994-1464

Sociology
Hiromi Ishizawa, 202-994-6897

Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences
Shelley Brundage, 202-994-5008

Statistics
Yinglei Lai, 202-994-6664

Studio Arts
Dean Kessman, 202-994-6514

Theatre
Robert Baker, 202-249-8208
Douglas Boyce

Trachtenberg School of Public Policy & Public Administration
Mary Tschirhart

University Writing Program
Gordon Mantler, 202-242-5156

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Kavita Daiya, 202-994-6637