Directory of Chairs & Program Directors

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Santa Arias
Santa Arias
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
Thomas Beisecker
Thomas Beisecker
Chair, Department of Communication Studies, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-9882
Dave Benson
Dave Benson
Acting Chair, Department of Chemistry, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-4090
J. Christopher Brown
J. Christopher Brown
Director, Department of Environmental Studies, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-8992
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
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
Maggie Childs
Maggie Childs
Chair , Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-9128
Stephen Dickey
Stephen Dickey
Chair, Slavic Languages & Literatures, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-2357
Alexander Diener
Alexander Diener
Acting Director, Center for Russian & Eastern European & Eurasian Studies, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-3040
Florence DiGennaro Reed
Florence DiGennaro Reed
Applied Behavioral Science, Department of Applied Behavioral Science, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-0521
Arienne Dwyer
Arienne Dwyer
Co-Director, Institute for Digital Research in Humanities, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-2649
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
Stephanie Fitzgerald
Stephanie Fitzgerald
Director, Indigenous Studies, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-2546
Luis González
Luis González
Chair, Department of Geology, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-2743
Pamela Gordon
Pamela Gordon
Interim Chair, Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-2395
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
Jennifer Hamer
Jennifer Hamer
Chair, American Studies, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-5373
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
Michelle Heffner Hayes
Michelle Heffner Hayes
Chair, Department of Dance, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-1098
Nicole Hodges Persley
Nicole Hodges Persley
Acting Chair, Department of Theatre, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-2820
John Hoopes
John Hoopes
Chair, Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-2638
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
Ted Juhl
Ted Juhl
Chair, Department of Economics, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-2849
Daniel Katz
Daniel Katz
Chair, Department of Mathematics, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-3651
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
Anna Neill
Anna Neill
Chair, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-2521
Shannon O'Lear
Shannon O'Lear
Director, Center for Global & International Studies, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-2041
Jorge Pérez
Jorge Pérez
Chair, Department of Spanish & Portuguese, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-1131
Mabel Rice
Mabel Rice
Director, Child Language Doctoral Program, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-4570
Reginald Robinson
Reginald Robinson
Director, School of Public Affairs & Administration, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-3527
Joan Sereno
Joan Sereno
Chair, Department of Linguistics, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-2619
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
Daniel Stevenson
Daniel Stevenson
Chair, Department of Religious Studies, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-7258
Holly Storkel
Holly Storkel
Chair, Department of Speech-Language-Hearing, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-0497
John Symons
John Symons
Chair, Department of Philosophy, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-2332
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
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
Director, Museum Studies Program, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-4260
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
Sandra Zimdars-Swartz
Sandra Zimdars-Swartz
Director, Department of Humanities & Western Civilization, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(785) 864-3011

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