Department & Program Chairs

For the 2021-22 academic year.

American Studies: Sharla Fett (323) 259-2868

Art & Art History: Amy Lyford (323) 259-2861

Biochemistry: Co-Chairs - Andrew Udit (323) 259-1471 and Gary Schindelman (323) 259-2524

Biology: Kerry Thompson (323) 259-2899

Black Studies: Erica Ball (323) 259-2543

Center for Research and Scholarship: Jennifer Piscopo (323) 341-4136

Center for Teaching Excellence: Carmel Levitan (323) 259-2877

ChemistryMichael Hill (323) 259-2766

Cognitive Science: Sasha Sherman (Fall) (323) 259-2786; Carmel Levitan (Spring) (323) 259-2877

Comparative Studies in Literature and CultureDamian Stocking (Fall) (323) 259-2807; Susan Grayson (Spring) (323) 259-2842

Computer Science: Justin Li (323) 259-4116

CORE: Ron Buckmire (323) 259-2536

Critical Theory and Social Justice: Caroline Heldman (323) 259-1309

Diplomacy and World Affairs: Lan Chu (323) 259-2780

East Asian Studies: Alexander Day (323) 259-2752

Economics: Lesley Chiou (323) 259-2875

Education: Ron Solorzano (323) 259-2517

EnglishJames Ford (323) 259-2791

Food Studies: John Lang (323) 259-1310

Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies: Caroline Heldman (323) 259-1309

Geology: Chris Oze (323) 259-2556

History: Alexandra Puerto (323) 259-1305

Interdisciplinary Writing: Julie Prebel (323) 259-1307

KinesiologyStuart Rugg (323) 259-2705

Latino/a Latin American Studies: Dolores Trevizo (323) 259-2943

Linguistics: Hanan Elsayed (323) 259-2731

Mathematics: Treena Basu (323) 259-1337

Media Arts & Culture: Allison de Fren (323) 259-2749

Music: David Kasunic (323) 259-2959

Neuroscience: Renee Baran (323) 259

Philosophy: Ryan Preston-Roedder (323) 259-2532

Physics: Alec Schramm (323) 259-2809

Politics: Jennifer Piscopo (323) 341-4136

Psychology: Andrew Shtulman (323) 259-2790

Public Health: Co-Chairs - Bhavna Shamasunder (323) 341-4695 and Jessica Dirkes (323) 341-4005

Religious Studies: Amy Holmes-Tagchungdarpa (323) 259-1354

SociologyJan Lin (323) 259-2994

Spanish and French Studies: Hanan Elsayed (323) 259-2731

Theater: Susan Gratch (323) 259-2576

Urban and Environmental Policy: Bhavna Shamasunder (323) 341-4695

Writing CenterJulie Prebel (323) 259-1307

Writing & Rhetoric: Salvador Fernandez (323) 259-2591