College of Arts and Sciences

Mission Statement

Graduate study in the College of Arts and Sciences builds on the most current scholarship and training to awaken the imagination of students and prepare them for service to society. Offering small classes that foster the pursuit of knowledge, the college develops the students’ talents, refines research skills, encourages a love of learning and promotes a spirit of leadership.

Administration

Noelle Norton, PhD, DEAN

Jonathan Bowman, PhD, ASSOCIATE DEAN

Ron Kaufman, PhD, ASSOCIATE DEAN

Perla Meyers, PhD, ASSOCIATE DEAN

Neena Din, PhD, ASSISTANT DEAN

Delavan Dickson, PhD, DIRECTOR, Pre-Law Advising

Pauline B. Powell, MS, ASSISTANT DEAN

Faculty

Frederick I. Archer, PhD

Lisa T. Ballance, PhD

Thomas Barton, PhD

Michel A. Boudrias, PhD

Ann B. Bowles, PhD

Maria Carrera, MA

Cynthia Caywood, PhD

Ray Chambers, BS

Jeffrey A. Crooks, PhD

Del Dickson, PhD

Casey B.K. Dominguez, PhD

Mark A. Drawbridge, MS

Emily Edmonds-Poli, PhD

Hugh I. Ellis, PhD

Iris H.W. Engstrand, PhD

R. Colin Fisher, PhD

Gerhard Gessner, MA

Jan Gist, MFA

Michael J. Gonzalez, PhD

Sarah C. Gray, PhD

James O. Gump, PhD

Michael G. Hinton, PhD

Ronald S. Kaufmann, PhD

Thomas G. Kretzschmar, PhD

N. Chin Lai, PhD

Sarah Levin-Richardson, PhD

Virginia Lewis, PhD

Mary Sue Lowery, PhD

Molly A. McClain, PhD

Vidya Nadkarni, PhD

Noelle Norton, PhD

Clara Oberle, PhD

Robert J. Olson, PhD

Bethany O'Shea, PhD

Lee Ann Otto, PhD

Michael R. Pfau, PhD

Nathalie B. Reyns, PhD

Fred Miller Robinson, PhD

Steven P. Searcy, PhD

Richard Seer, MFA

Kenneth Serbin, PhD

David Shirk, PhD

Avi Speigel, PhD

Kathryn Statler, PhD

Abraham Stoll, PhD

Yi Sun, PhD

Drew M. Talley, PhD

Theresa S. Talley, PhD

Russell D. Vetter, PhD

J. Michael Williams, PhD

Randy Willoughby, PhD

Zhi-Yong Zin, PhD