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College of Arts and Sciences

Chairs and Directors

Department chairs and program directors are the leaders within the college's academic units, and serve as liaisons between the administration and faculty. Chairs and directors are responsible for stimulating and encouraging diversity and professional growth among faculty and students.

Department Chairs

Department Chair Contact Email
Anthropology Marc Moskowitz (Interim) 803-777-1536 
School of Visual Art and Design Laura Kissel (Director) 803-777-4236 
Biological Sciences Jeff Twiss (Interim) 803-777-9215 
Chemistry and Biochemistry Ken Shimizu 803-777-5264 
Criminology and Criminal Justice Brandon Applegate 803-777-7097
School of Earth, Ocean and Environment Tom Owens, Director (interim) 803-777-4530
English Language and Literature Nina Levine 803-777-4203
Geography Caroline Nagel 803-777-4970
History Christine Ames 803-777-5195 
Languages, Literatures and Cultures Nicholas Vazsonyi 803-777-0844 
Mathematics Linyuan Lu 803-576-5822 
Philosophy Christopher Tollefsen 609-865-7272
Physics and Astronomy Ralf Gothe 803-777-9025 
Political Science Todd Shaw 803-777-3109 
Psychology Jane Roberts (Interim) 803-777-4638 
Religious Studies Erin Roberts 401-481-2484
Sociology Douglas Anderton 803-777-3123 
Statistics John Grego 803-777-7800
Theatre and Dance Robert Richmond 803-777-4288 

Directors of Graduate Studies

Department Director Contact Email
Anthropology Joanna Casey 803-777-6700
School of Visual Art and Design Andrew Graciano 803-777-6631 
Biological Sciences Jerry Hilbish 803-777-4142 
Chemistry and Biochemistry Jon Ferry 803-777-2646 
Criminology and Criminal Justice Barbara Koons-Witt 803-777-9921
School of Earth Ocean and Environment Joseph Quattro 803-777-4142 
English Brian Glavey 803-777-5535 
Geography Jean Taylor Ellis 803-777-1593 
History Matthew Childs 803-777-3189 
Languages, Literatures and Culture Fancisco Sanchez 803-777-9734 
Linguistics Mila Tasseva-Kurktchieva 803-777-8312 
Mathematics Matthew Boylan 803-777-7542 
Philosophy Konstantin Pollok 803-777-3737 
Physics and Astronomy Richard Creswick 803-777-3766 
Political Science Kirk Randazzo 803-777-3109 
Political Science Robert Oldendick 803-777-4566 
Psychology Bret Kloos 803-777-2704 
Psychology  Scott Decker 803-777-4137 
Psychology  Amit Almor 803-777-4302 
Sociology Brent Simpson 803-777-3123 
Statistics Xianzheng  (Shan) Huang 803-777-5389 
Theatre and Dance Amy Lehman 803-777-6352 
Women's and Gender Studies J. Daniel Jenkins 803-777-4708 

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