Deans & Department Chairs

(Effective: 8/23/2019)

Department Chair Departmental Term
Art Molly Aitken (Acting, 2019-20 AY) 7/1/2019 - 6/30/2022
English Elizabeth Mazzola 7/1/2018 - 6/30/2021
Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures Angel Estevez (Acting, 2019-20 AY) 7/1/2018 - 6/30/2021
History Anne Kornhauser 7/1/2017 - 6/30/2020
Media and Communication Arts Jerry Carlson 7/1/2017 - 6/30/2020
Music Shaugn O'Donnell 7/1/2017 - 6/30/2020
Philosophy Ben Vilhauer 7/1/2017 - 6/30/2020
Theatre and Speech Rob Barron 7/1/2017 - 6/30/2020

Division of Science:  Interim Dean V. Parameswaran Nair

Department Chair Departmental Term
Biology Jonathan Levitt 7/1/2017 - 6/30/2020
Chemistry and Biochemistry Ruth Stark 7/1/2017 - 6/30/2020
Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Pengfei Zhang 7/1/2019 - 6/30/2022
Mathematics Thea Pignataro 7/1/2018 - 6/30/2021
Physics Vinod Menon 7/1/2019 - 6/30/2022

The Colin L. Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership:  Dean Andrew Rich

Department Chair Departmental Term
Anthropology, Gender Studies and International Studies Robert Melara (Acting, 2019-20 AY) 7/1/2017 - 6/30/2020
Economics and Business Matthew Nagler 7/1/2018 - 6/30/2021
Political Science Daniel DiSalvo 7/1/2017 - 6/30/2020
Psychology Robert Melara 7/1/2019 - 6/30/2022
Sociology Maritsa Poros 7/1/2018 - 6/30/2021

Division of Interdisciplinary Studies at CWE:  Dean Juan Carlos Mercado

Department Chair Departmental Term
Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Carlos Aguasaco (Acting, 2019-20 AY) 7/1/2018 - 6/30/2021

Library:  Associate Dean and Chief Librarian Charles Stewart

Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture:  Interim Dean Gordon Gebert

Department Chair Departmental Term
Architecture June Williamson 7/1/2019- 6/30/2022

SEEK:  Director Sherri Rings

CUNY School of Medicine:  Interim Dean Erica Friedman

Department Chair Departmental Term
Community Health and Social Medicine Nancy Sohler N/A
Medical Education Erica Friedman N/A
Molecular, Cellular, and Biomedical Sciences Gonzalo E. Torres N/A

School of Education:  Dean Mary Erina Driscoll

Department Chair Departmental Term
Curriculum and Instruction Andrew Ratner 7/1/2018 - 6/30/2021
Leadership and Human Development Shira Epstein (Acting, 2019-20 AY) 7/1/2018 - 6/30/2021

Grove School of Engineering:  Dean Gilda Barabino

Department Chair Departmental Term
Biomedical Engineering Mitchell Schaffler 7/1/2019 - 6/30/2022
Chemical Engineering Ilona Kretzschmar 7/1/2017 - 6/30/2020
Civil Engineering Ann E. Wittig 7/1/2019 - 6/30/2022
Computer Sciences Akira Kawaguchi 7/1/2018 - 6/30/2021
Electrical Engineering Roger Dorsinville 7/1/2018 - 6/30/2021
Mechanical Engineering Feridun Delale 7/1/2017 - 6/30/2020