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Department Chairs and Directors

Biology

Jennifer Hawkins, PhD
Interim Chair
Jennifer.Hawkins@mail.wvu.edu
304-293-0795
biology.wvu.edu


Chemistry

Gregory Dudley, PhD
Chair
Gregory.Dudley@mail.wvu.edu
304-293-0179
chemistry.wvu.edu


Communication Studies

Scott Myers, PhD
Chair
Scott.Myers@mail.wvu.edu
304-293-3905
communicationstudies.wvu.edu


English

Brian Ballentine, PhD
Chair
Brian.Ballentine@mail.wvu.edu
304-293-3988
english.wvu.edu


Forensic and Investigative Science

Casper Venter, MS
Chair
Casper.Venter@mail.wvu.edu
304-293-8595
forensics.wvu.edu


Geology and Geography

Brent McCusker, PhD
Chair
Brent.McCusker@mail.wvu.edu
304-293-4025
geo.wvu.edu


History

Kate Kelsey Staples, PhD
Chair
Kate.Staples@mail.wvu.edu
304-293-9409
history.wvu.edu


Mathematical and Data Sciences 

Earl Scime, PhD
Director
Earl.Scime@mail.wvu.edu
304-293-5125
mathematics.wvu.edu


Philosophy and Humanities

Sharon Ryan, PhD
Chair
Sharon.Ryan@mail.wvu.edu
304-293-7704
philosophy.wvu.edu


Physics and Astronomy

D.J. Pisano, PhD
Chair
djpisano@mail.wvu.edu
304-293-4886
physics.wvu.edu


Political Science

John Kilwein, PhD
Chair
jkilwein@mail.wvu.edu 304-293-9576
politicalscience.wvu.edu


Psychology

Kevin Larkin, PhD
Chair
Kevin.Larkin@mail.wvu.edu
304-293-4098
psychology.wvu.edu


Public Administration

Maja Holmes, PhD
Chair
Maja.Holmes@mail.wvu.edu 304-293-7975
publicadmin.wvu.edu


Social Work

Deana Morrow, PhD
Director
deana.morrow@mail.wvu.edu
304-293-5963
socialwork.wvu.edu


Sociology and Anthropology

James Nolan, PhD
Chair
jim.nolan@mail.wvu.edu
304-293-5801
soca.wvu.edu


World Languages, Literatures and Linguistics

Amy Thompson, PhD
Chair
Amy.Thompson@mail.wvu.edu
304-293-5121
worldlanguages.wvu.edu


Africana Studies

Devin Smart, PhD
Coordinator
Devin.Smart@mail.wvu.edu
304-293-9302
africana.wvu.edu


Cultural Resource Management

Melissa Bingmann, PhD
Coordinator
Melissa.Bingmann@mail.wvu.edu
304-293-9304
culturalresourcemanagement.wvu.edu


International Studies

Clarissa Estep, PhD
Coordinator
Clarissa.Estep@mail.wvu.edu
304-293-9600
internationalstudies.wvu.edu


Leadership Studies

Lisa DeFrank-Cole, PhD
Director
Lisa.Defrank-Cole@mail.wvu.edu
304-293-3544
leadershipstudies.wvu.edu


Multi- and Interdisciplinary Studies and Regents Bachelor of Arts

Renée Nicholson, MFA
Director
Renee.Nicholson@mail.wvu.edu
304-293-4722
mds.wvu.edu


Native American Studies

Bonnie Brown, MA
Coordinator
bmbrown@mail.wvu.edu
304-293-4626
nas.wvu.edu


Religious Studies

Aaron Gale, PhD
Coordinator
Aaron.Gale@mail.wvu.edu
304-293-7733
religiousstudies.wvu.edu


Statistics

Mark Culp, PhD
Coordinator 
mvculp@mail.wvu.edu
304-293-3601
statistics.wvu.edu


Women’s and Gender Studies

Sharon Bird, PhD
Director
Sharon.Bird@mail.wvu.edu
304-293-2065
womensgenderstudies.wvu.edu