College of Humanities and Social Sciences
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Faculty Governance

The faculty are governed by Regulations and Bylaws of the Faculty of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. These bylaws were approved on April 20, 2009.

The college Faculty Assembly meets at least twice a semester. Agendas and minutes are posted in this section of the college web site.

Below are faculty officers, committee members, and representatives to the Faculty Senate and the Graduate Council for this academic year.

CHSS FACULTY OFFICERS

Lisa Gring-Pemble, Faculty Chair
Anne Nicotera, Faculty Vice Chair
Peter Pober, Secretary
Esperanza Roman-Mendoza, Parliamentarian

CHSS FACULTY COMMITTEES SENIOR LEADERSHIP COMMITTEE (3-Year Term)

Lisa Gring-Pemble (Faculty Chair)
Debra Shutika (English) ('16)
David Wilson (Criminology, Law and Society) ('16)
Maria Dakake (Religious Studies) ('17)
Martin De Nys ( Philosophy) ('17)
Alison Landsberg (History) ('18)
Alex Tabarrok (Economics) ('18)

RESOURCES AND LONG-TERM PLANNING COMMITTEE (3-Year Term)

Anne Nicotera, Chair (Faculty Vice-Chair)
Tamara Harvey (English) ('16)
Richardo Vivancos Perez (Modern and Classical Languages) ('16)
Matt Peterson (Psychology) ('17)
David Weisburd (Criminology, Law and Society) ('17)
Johanna Bockman (Sociology and Anthropology) ('18)
Wayne Froman (Philosophy) ('18)

INTELLECTUAL LIFE OF THE COLLEGE COMMITTEE (3-Year Term)

Xiaomei Cai (Communication) ('16)
Tyler Shaw (Psychology) ('16)
Jennifer Leeman (Modern and Classical Languages) ('17)
Jennifer Ritterhouse (History and Art History) ('17)
Eric Eisner (English) ('18)

CURRICULUM COMMITTEE (2-Year Term)

Robert Matz, Associate Dean and Chair
Marco Castillo (Economics) ('16)
Dina Copelman (Cultural Studies) ('16)
Kelly Dunne (New Century College) ('16)
Star Muir (Communication) ('16)
Whitney Shiner (Religious Studies) ('16)
Lawrence Butler (Art History) ('17)
Shannon Davis (Sociology and Anthropology) ('17)
Samaine Lockwood (English) ('17)
Randolph Scully (History and Art History) ('17)

COMMITTEE TO ADVANCE TEACHING AND RESEARCH WITH TECHNOLOGY

Sam Collins (History and Art History)
Greg Guagnano (Sociology and Anthropology)
Andy Hoefer (Honors College)
Patrick McKnight (Psychology)
Esperanza Roman-Mendoza (Modern and Classical Languages)
Star Muir (Communication)
Lesley Smith (New Century College)
Alok Yadav (English)
Vacant

GOVERNANCE AND NOMINATIONS COMMITTEE (2-Year Term)

Esperanza Roman-Mendoza, Parlimentarian
Elizabeth Freeman (New Century College) ('16)
Xiaoquan Zhao (Communication) ('16)
Doris Bitler (Psychology) ('17)
Linda Merola (Criminology, Law & Society) ('17)
Stephen Zaccaro (Psychology) ('17)

PROMOTION AND TENURE COMMITTEE (3-Year Term)

John Farina (Religious Studies) ('16)
Paul Gorski (New Century College) ('16)
Jennifer Leeman (Modern and Classical Languages) ('16)
Xiaoquan Zhao (Communication) ('16)
Johanna Bockman (Sociology and Anthropology) ('17)
Christine Esposito-Smythers (Psychology) ('17)
Cynthia Lum (Criminology, Law and Society) ('17)
Joan Bristol (History and Art History) ('18)
Bryan Caplan (Economics) ('18)
Lisa Eckenwiler (Philosophy) ('18)
John Foster (English) ('18)
Paul Smith (Cultural Studies)('18)

FACULTY GRIEVANCE COMMITTEE (2-Year Term)

(Faculty with grievances should first contact the chair.)
Jim Bennett (Economics) ('16)
Kristina Olson (Modern and Classical Languages) ('16)
Robert Pasnak (Psychology) ('16)
Garry Sparks (Religious Studies) ('17)
Esther Yook (Communication) ('17)

STUDENT POLICIES AND APPEALS COMMITTEE (2-Year Term)

Angela Hattery (Women and Gender Studies) ('16)
Seth Kaplan (Psychology) ('16)
John Riskind (Psychology ('16)
Robert Pasnak (Psychology) ('17)
Catherine Wright (Communication) ('17)

UNIVERSITY FACULTY SENATE REPRESENTATIVES (3-Year Term)

Paula Petrik (History) ('16)
Keith Renshaw (Psychology) ('16)
Susan Trencher (Sociology and Anthropology) ('16)
Doris Bitler (Psychology) ('17)
Melissa Broeckelman-Post (Communication) ('17)
John Farina (Religious Studies" ('17)
Pamela Garner (New Century College) ('17)
Michele Greet (History and Art History) ('17)
Robert Pasnak (Psychology ('17)
James Steele (Communication) ('17)
Jim Bennett (Economics) ('18)
David Kuebrich (English) ('18)
Joe Scimecca (Sociology and Anthropolgy) ('18)
June Tangney (Psychology) ('18)
Phil Wiest (Economics) ('18)

GRADUATE COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVES

Robert Matz (CHSS Senior Associate Dean)
John Dale (Sociology and Anthropology)

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