Divisions / Departments

The School of Arts and Sciences comprises 23 academic departments, organized under four academic divisions.

Division of Creative Arts

Programs dedicated to the belief that art is a vital aspect of the human condition and an essential component of interdisciplinary learning.

Department Chair/Director Administrator
Fine Arts
Peter Kalb and Tory Fair Christine Dunant Kahn
Music Erin Gee Mark Kagan
Theater Arts Dmitry Troyanovsky Alicia Hyland

Division of Humanities

Engages the ideas, texts, images and language cultures that have shaped human experience across time and place.

Department Chair/Director Administrator
Classical Studies Darlene Brooks Hedstrom David DeVore
English John Burt Lisa Pannella
German, Russian and Asian Languages and Literature Robin Miller Alyssa Rider
Near Eastern and Judaic Studies Jon Levisohn Sarah Lupis
Philosophy Kate Moran Julie Seeger
Romance Studies Michael Randall Katie Dickinson

Division of Science

Combines world-class research with a first-rate liberal arts education in an intimate setting where faculty and students work closely.

Department Chair/Director Administrator
Biochemistry Doro Kern Natasha Baker
Biology Liz Hedstrom Daniel Bellow
Chemistry Thomas Pochapsky TBD
Computer Science Tim Hickey Michael Golitsyn
Mathematics Olivier Bernardi Catherine Broderick
Physics Mike Hagan Laura Woolf
Psychology Bob Sekuler Phil Gnatowski

Division of Social Sciences

Provides students with the skills and perspectives they will need to become engaged citizens and discerning consumers of information.

Department Chair/Director Administrator
African and African American Studies Chad Williams Betsy Loren Plumb
Anthropology Sarah Lamb Laurel Carpenter
Economics Nidhiya Menon Leslie Yancich
History Greg Freeze Martha Cronin
Politics Eva Bellin Rosanne Colocouris
Sociology Karen Hansen Cheryl Hansen
Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies ChaeRan Freeze Alexandra Brandon