Department Chairs List

Department Chairs and Program Directors by Division 2015-16

A pdf version of the Department Chairs and Program Directors List is also available. You may contact department chairs and program directors at dept-chairs@gustavus.edu.

Education
Department
Chair
Year of
3-Year Term
Phone
Elementary and Secondary Education Debra Pitton
1st Year
7444
Health and Exercise Science Aaron Banks 3rd Year 7616
Library Dan Mollner 3rd Year 7569
Nursing Heidi Meyer 1st Year 6094
Fine Arts
Department
Chair
Year of
3-Year Term
Phone
Art and Art History
1st Year
7379
Communication Studies Leila Brammer 1-Year Term 6190
Music 3rd Year 6260
Theatre and Dance 2nd Year 7344
Humanities
Department
Chair
Year of
3-Year Term
Phone
Classics Mary McHugh 2nd Year 7151
English Baker Lawley, Co-Chair 1st Year 7402
English So Young Park, Co-Chair 2nd Year 7398
History David Obermiller 1st Year 6159
Modern Languages,
Literatures and Cultures
Marisa Kalbermatten 2nd Year 7386
Philosophy Lisa Heldke 1st Year 7029
Religion Sarah Ruble 1st Year 6163
Scandinavian Studies Kjerstin Moody January & Spring 2016 7423
Scandinavian Studies Glenn Kranking 1st Year 7435
Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Department
Chair
Year of
3-Year Term
Phone
Biology Margaret Bloch Qazi 3rd Year 6287
Chemistry Brenda Kelly 1-Year Term 7039
Geology Julie Bartley 2nd Year 7307
Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics Michael Hvidsten 2nd Year of a
2-Year Term
7480
Physics Steve Mellema 2nd Year 7306
Social Sciences
Department
Chair
Year of
3-Year Term
Phone
Economics and Management Jeff Owen 3rd Year 7420
Geography Pamela Kittelson, Co-Chair 1-Year Term 7331
Geography Jeff La Frenierre, Co-Chair 1-Year Term 6332
Political Science Chris Gilbert 2nd Year 6093
Psychological Science Marie Walker 2nd Year 7412
Sociology and Anthropology Elizabeth Jenner 1st Year 7427
Programs
Program
Director
Year of
3-Year Term
Phone
African Studies Paschal Kyoore 2nd Year 6078
Arts Administration Micah Maatman 1st Year 7344
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Jeff Dahlseid 2nd Year 6129
Comparative Literature Lianying Shan 1-Year Term 7381
Environmental Studies Jim Dontje 3rd Year 7206
Film and Media Studies Sean Cobb 2nd Year 6085
First Term Seminar Kate Knutson 4th Year of a 4-Year Term 6224
Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies Martin Lang 1 Year Term 6899
Japanese Studies John Cha 1st Year 6167
Latin American, Latina/o, and Caribbean Studies Thia Cooper 3rd Year 6296
Neuroscience Michael Ferragamo 3rd Year 6369
Peace Studies Seán Easton 2nd Year 7396
Russian and Eastern European Studies Denis Crnković 2nd Year 7389
Russian and Eastern European Studies Glenn Kranking Fall 2015 7435
Three Crowns Curriculum Lori Carsen Kelly 1st Year 7172