Directory of Chairs & Program Directors

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Santa Arias
Santa Arias
Chair, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Director, Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-3851
Tamara Baker
Tamara Baker
Interim Director, Gerontology Program, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-2633
Mary Banwart
Mary Banwart
Director, Institute for Leadership Studies, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-5681
Michael Baskett
Michael Baskett
Chair, Department of Film & Media Studies, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-1384
Nathaniel Brunsell
Nathaniel Brunsell
Chair, Department of Geography, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-2021
Greg Burg
Greg Burg
Director, Undergraduate Biology Program, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-4143
Marta Caminero-Santangelo
Marta Caminero-Santangelo
Interim Director, Hall Center for the Humanities, Professor, English Department, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
785-864-4798
Steven B. Case
Steven B. Case
Director, Center for STEM Learning, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-4471
David Cateforis
David Cateforis
Chair, Department of Art History, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-4713
So-Min Cheong
So-Min Cheong
Director, Center for East Asian Studies, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-9473
Vitaly Chernetsky
Vitaly Chernetsky
Director, Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, Associate Professor, Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures, School of Languages, Literatures & Cultures, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
785-864-2359
Jay P. Childers
Jay P. Childers
Chairperson, Communication Studies, Associate Professor, Interim Director of Graduate Studies, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
785-864-1474
Maggie Childs
Maggie Childs
Chair , Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-9128
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Kathryn Conrad
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
785-864-2572
Stephen Dickey
Stephen Dickey
Chair, Slavic Languages & Literatures, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-2357
Florence DiGennaro Reed
Florence DiGennaro Reed
Applied Behavioral Science, Department of Applied Behavioral Science, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-0521
Dale Dorsey
Dale Dorsey
Professor and Chair, Department of Philosophy, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
785-864-2139
Susan Egan
Susan Egan
Chair, Molecular Biosciences, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-4294
Hume Feldman
Hume Feldman
Chair, Department of Physics & Astronomy, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-4740
David Fowle
David Fowle
Director, Environmental Studies Program, Dean's Professor, Geology, Environmental Studies Program, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
785-864-1955
Marc Greenberg
Marc Greenberg
Director, School of Languages, Literatures & Cultures, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-2349
Donald Haider-Markel
Donald Haider-Markel
Chair, Department of Political Science, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-9034
Christopher Haufler
Christopher Haufler
Chair, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-3255
Bruce Hayes
Bruce Hayes
Chair, Department of French & Italian, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-9028
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Michelle Heffner Hayes
Chair, Department of Theatre & Dance, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-1098
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Weizhang Huang
Professor and Chair, Department of Mathematics, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
785-864-3651
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Caroline Jewers
Acting Director, School of Languages, Literatures, & Cultures, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-9076
Paul Johnson
Paul Johnson
Director, Center for Research Methods and Data Analysis, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-9086
Mary Anne Jordan
Chair, Department of Visual Art, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-4401
Brian Laird
Brian Laird
Chair, Chemistry, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-4632
Clarence Lang
Clarence Lang
Chair, Department of African & African American Studies, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-5569
Eve Levin
Eve Levin
Chair, Department of History, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-9463
Elizabeth MacGonagle
Elizabeth MacGonagle
Director, Kansas African Studies Center, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-9452
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Joane P. Nagel
University Distinguished Professor and Department Chair, Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
785-864-4114
Shannon O'Lear
Shannon O'Lear
Director, Center for Global & International Studies, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-2041
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Rosemary O'Leary
Director, School of Public Affairs and Administration, Edwin O. Stene Distinguished Professor
785-864-3361
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Jonathan Perkins
Director, Ermal Garinger Academic Resource Center (EGARC), College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
785-864-4782
Mabel Rice
Mabel Rice
Director, Child Language Doctoral Program, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-4570
Jennifer Roberts
Jennifer A. Roberts
Chair, Department of Geology, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
785-864-1960
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David R. Roediger
Foundation Distinguished Professor and Chairperson, American Studies, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
785-864-2309
Joan Sereno
Joan Sereno
Chair, Department of Linguistics, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-2619
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Milena Stanislavova
Interim Chair and Professor, Department of Economics, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
William Staples
William Staples
Chair, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-9414
Ric Steele
Ric Steele
Director, Clincial Child Psychology Program, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-0550
Holly Storkel
Holly Storkel
Chair, Department of Speech-Language-Hearing, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-0497
Nicholas L. Syrett
Nicholas L. Syrett
Chair and Professor, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Ilya Vakser
Director, Center for Bioinformatics, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-1057
Lorie Vanchena
Lorie Vanchena
Academic Director, European Studies, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-9174
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Margot Versteeg
Interim Director of the Humanities Program, Associate Chair of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
785-864-0289
Michael Vitevitch
Michael Vitevitch
Interim Chair, Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-9312
Nina Vyatkina
Nina Vyatkina
Chair, Department of Germanic Languages & Literatures, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-9178
Tara Welch
Tara Welch
Chair, Department of Classics, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-2395
Peter Welsh
Interim Director, Indigenous Studies, Director, Museum Studies Program, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-4260
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Stacey Swearingen White
Program Director, Professor, Urban Planning, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-3530
C. Bryan Young
C. Bryan Young
Director, University Honors Program, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-4225
John Younger
John Younger
Academic Director, Jewish Studies, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-3263
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Michael Zogry
Chairperson and Associate Professor, Religious Studies, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
785-864-7257

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