Department Chairs & Program Coordinators

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AY 2022-2023 Department Chairs & Program Coordinators List

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College of Arts and Humanities
Africana Studies: Donna Nicol
Art and Design: Jim Keville
Asian-Pacific Studies: Jung Sun-Park
Chicana/Chicano Studies: Corina Benavides-Lopez
Communications: Sharon Sharp
Digital Media Arts: George Vinovich
English: Debra Best
History: Laura Talamante
Humanities: Vacant
Interdisciplinary Studies: Anne Choi
Labor Studies: Stephen McFarland
Modern Languages: Benito Gomez
Negotiation, Conflict Resolution, and Peace Building: Brian Jarrett
Philosophy: Brian Gregor
Theatre and Dance: Doris Ressl
Women's Studies: Jennifer Brandt

College of Business Administration and Public Policy
College of Education

Curriculum and Instruction Program: Edward Curammeng

Dual Language Program: Elexia Reyes McGovern

Graduate Education: Gary Rhodes

Liberal Studies: Angela Macias

Pupil Personnel Services: Adriean Mancillas

Teacher Education: Pablo Ramirez

Special Education: Kate Esposito

School Leadership Program: To be announced

College of Health, Human Services and Nursing
Child Development Program: Cornelia Brentano
Clinical Sciences: Payman Nasr
Communication Sciences and Disorders: John Spruill
Health Sciences: Pamela Krochalk 
Human Services Program: Phu Phan
Kinesiology and Recreation: Michael Ernst
Marital and Family Therapy Program: Karen Quek
Master of Social Work: Andridia Mapson
Orthotics and Prosthetics: Mark Muller
Occupational Therapy Program: Terry (Maria) Peralta-Catipon
School of Nursing: Ronald Norby

College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences

Anthropology: Sarah Taylor
Behavioral Science Program: Hyo Joon Chang
Biology: Helen Chun
Chemistry: Kenneth Rodriguez
Computer Sciences: Mohsen Beheshti
Earth Sciences and Geography: John Keyantash
Mathematics: Matt Jones
Physics: Ximena Cid
Political Science: Salvatore Russo
Psychology: To Be Announced
Sociology: Carl Sneed
Science, Math and Technology: Kenneth Rodriguez
Social and Behavioral Sciences: TBD