Management of the Department is led by the Department Chair, the Undergraduate Chair, and the Graduate Chair.

Department Chair: Kathy Ferguson
Undergraduate Chair: Ehito Kimura
Graduate Chair: Katharina Heyer


Selects new graduate students; manages the application process. Also selects the incoming Teaching Assistants and assigns Tuition Waivers allocated for new students.

Chair: Nevi Soguk
Jon Goldberg-Hiller
Katharina Heyer
Jarius Grove
Kahala Johnson
Zoe Vorsino
Ali Musleh
Myungji Yang


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Manfred Henningsen
Kate Zhou

Cody Lestrelle
Tamara Swift

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Jon Goldberg-Hiller
Adam Kerkman
Amali Wedagedara

Bengon Rodden
Irmak Yazici

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Curriculum & Assessment

Chair: Ehito Kimura
Carolyn Stephenson
Larry Nitz
Nicole Grove
Amali Wedagedara

Mat Markman
Chang Won Yang

Stephen Zierek


Grants, Awards & Hiring

Selects teaching assistants and winners of various awards; assigns Tuition Waivers allocated for current students; and manages the associated processes; selects and hires lecturers for summer session and on an ad hoc basis in conjunction with the Department Chair.

Chair: Krishna
Mike Shapiro
Colin Moore
Riddhi Shah
Sophie Kim

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GSO Representatives

Matthew Markman

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Professional Development for Graduate Students

Chair: Petrice Flowers
Sarah Wiebe
Dick Chadwick
Veerle van Wijk
Tuti Baker

Kisha BQ-Calvo

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