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

Seth Kaplan, Chair ('20)
Esperanza Roman-Mendoza, Vice-Chair ('20)
Anne Nicotera, Secretary ('20)
Carl Botan, Parliamentarian ('20)

CHSS FACULTY COMMITTEES

SENIOR LEADERSHIP COMMITTEE (3-Year Term)

Timothy Curby (Psychology) ('19)
James Witte (Sociology and Anthropology) ('19)
Seth Kaplan (Psychology) (Faculty Chair) ('20)
Jaime Lester (Higher Education) ('20)
Randi Rashkover (Religious Studies) ('20)
Alison Landsberg (History and Art History) ('21)
VACANT ('21)

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

Esperanza Roman-Mendoza (Modern and Classical Languages) (Faculty Vice-Chair) ('20)
Matt Karush (History and Art History) ('19)
Kristina Olson (Modern and Classical Languages) ('19)
Cynthia Lum (Criminology, Law and Society) ('20)
Adam Winsler (Psychology) ('20)
Xiaoquan Zhao (Communication) ('21)
Amal Amireh (English) ('21)

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

Johanna Bockman (Sociology and Anthropology) ('19)
John Turner (Religious Studies) ('19)
Jane Flinn (Psychology) ('20)
Haagen Klaus (Sociology and Anthropology) ('20)
Sam Lebovic (History and Art History) ('21)

CURRICULUM COMMITTEE (2-Year Term)

Robert Matz, Senior Associate Dean and Chair
Courtney Brkic (English) ('19)
Young-chan Ro (Religious Studies) ('19)
Raluca Romaniuc (Modern and Classical Languages) ('19)
Sue-Ming Yang (Criminology, Law and Society) ('19)
Jason Dunick (Economics) ('20)
Kelly Dunne (School of Integrative Studies) ('20)
Rachel Jones (Philosophy) ('20)
John Riskind (Psychology) ('20)
Daniel Temple (Sociology and Anthropology) ('20)

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 (School of Integrative Studies)
Alok Yadav (English)
Vacant (three slots)

GOVERNANCE AND NOMINATIONS COMMITTEE (2-Year Term)

Carl Botan (Communication) (Parliamentarian) ('20)
Catherine Gallagher (Criminology, Law and Society) ('19)
Linda Merola (Criminology, Law and Society) ('19)
Robert Pasnak (Psychology) ('20)
Xiaoquan Zhao (Communication) ('20)

PROMOTION AND TENURE COMMITTEE (3-Year Term)

Cher Weixia Chen (School of Integrative Studies) ('19)
Rutledge Dennis (Sociology and Anthropology) ('19)
Francien Markx (Modern and Classical Languages) ('19)
Randi Rashkover (Religious Studies) ('19)
Katharine Rowan (Communication) ('20)
James Willis (Criminology, Law and Society) ('20)
Adam Winsler (Psychology) ('20)
David Kaufmann (English) ('21)
Cindy Kierner (History and Art History) ('21)
Ted Kinnaman (Philosophy) ('21)
Mark Koyama (Economics) ('21)
Jaime Lester (Higher Education Program) ('21)

FACULTY GRIEVANCE COMMITTEE (2-Year Term)

(Faculty with grievances should first contact the chair.)
Steven Barnes (History and Art History) ('19)
Catharine Gallagher (Criminology, Law and Society) ('19)
Doris Bitler Davis (Psychology) ('20)
Elizabeth Freeman (School of Integrative Studies) ('20)
Garry Sparks (Religious Studies) ('20)

STUDENT POLICIES AND APPEALS COMMITTEE (2-Year Term)

Sam Collins (History and Art History) ('19)
Angela Hattery (Women and Gender Studies) ('19)
Lisa Breglia (Global Affairs) ('20)
Noura Erakat (School of Integrative Studies) ('20)
Catherine Wright (Communication) ('20)

UNIVERSITY FACULTY SENATE REPRESENTATIVES (3-Year Term)

Shannon Davis (Sociology and Anthropology) ('19)
Keith Renshaw (Psychology) ('19)
Susan Trencher (Sociology and Anthropology) ('19)
Melissa Broeckelman-Post (Communication) ('20)
Christiann Esposito-Smythers (Psychology) ('20)
Michael Gilmore (School of Integrative Studies) ('20)
Tamara Harvey (English) ('20)
Esperanza Roman-Mendoza (Modern and Classical Languages) ('20)
Tim Gibson ('20)
Jim Bennett (Economics) ('21)
Richard Craig (Communication) ('21)
Robert Pasnak (Psychology) ('21)
Joe Scimecca (Sociology and Anthropology) ('21)

GRADUATE COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVES

Robert Matz (CHSS Senior Associate Dean) ('21)
Rosemarie Zagarri (History and Art History) ('21)

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