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Department Chairs

College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences

NameTitlePhone ZipEmail
Ting ChiApparel, Merchandising, Design, and Textile Chair509-335-8536
6210tchi@wsu.edu
Matthew BumpusHuman Development Chair509-335-3816
Spokanembumpus@wsu.edu
Amit DhingraHorticulture Interim Chair509-335-3944
6414adhingra@wsu.edu
Thomas Henick-KlingViticulture and Enology Director509-372-7292Tri-Citiesthk@wsu.edu
Kent KellerEnvironment Director 509-335-3040
2812ckkeller@wsu.edu
Richard KoenigCrop and Soil Sciences Chair509-335-2933
6420richk@wsu.edu
Laura LavineEntomology Chair509-335-0481
6382lavine@wsu.edu
Jill McCluskeyEconomic Sciences Director509-335-2835
6210mccluskey@wsu.edu
Gordon MurdochAnimal Sciences Chair509-335-5523
6310gordon.murdoch@wsu.edu
Tim MurrayPlant Pathology Chair509-335-7515
6430tmurray@wsu.edu
John W. PetersBiological Chemistry Director509-335-34126340jw.peters@wsu.edu
Elizabeth SolidayVancouver Academic Co-Director360-546-9727Vancouveresoliday@wsu.edu
Manuel Garcia-PérezBiological Systems Engineering Chair509-335-7758
6120mgarcia-perez@wsu.edu
Girish GanjyalFood Science Interim Chair509-335-5613
6376girish.ganjyal@wsu.edu

College of Arts and Sciences

NameTitlePhone Zip Email
Robert BaumanTri-Cities Director of Arts and Sciences509-372-7249rbauman@wsu.edu
Patrick CarterBiological Sciences Director 509-335-14474236pacarter@wsu.edu
Kimberly ChristenDigital Technology and Culture Program Director509-335-41775020kachristen@wsu.edu
Andrew DuffAnthropology Chair509-335-34414910duff@wsu.edu
Yogendra GuptaInstitute for Shock Physics Director509-335-72172816ymgupta@wsu.edu
Monica Kirkpatrick JohnsonSociology Chair509-335-45954020monicakj@wsu.edu
Kent KellerEnvironment Director509-335-66352812ckkeller@wsu.edu
Dean LuethiMusic Director509-335-25095300dean.luethi@wsu.edu
Carmen Lugo-LugoLanguages, Cultures, and Race Director509-335-28892610clugo@wsu.edu
David MarcusPsychology Chair509-335-77504820david.marcus@wsu.edu
Squeak MeiselFine Arts Chair509-335-86867450squeak.meisel@wsu.edu
Charles MooreMathematics and Statistics Chair509-335-49183113cnmoore@wsu.edu
Pavithra NarayananVancouver Academic Director and Associate Dean509-546-97329600pavitraa@wsu.edu
Melanie-Angela NeuillyCriminal Justice and Criminology Chair509-335-39124011m.neuilly@wsu.edu
Kirk PetersonChemistry Chair509-335-78674630kipeters@wsu.edu
Donna PottsEnglish Chair509-335-28045020dl.potts@wsu.edu
Travis RidoutPolitics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs Director509-335-89294880tnridout@wsu.edu
Brian SaamPhysics and Astronomy Chair509-335-95322814brian.saam@wsu.edu
Matt SuttonHistory Chair509-335-83744030sutton@wsu.edu
Pam ThomaWomen's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program Director509-335-25814010pthoma@wsu.edu

Carson College of Business

NameTitlePhoneZip Email
Rob CrosslerManagement, Information Systems and Entrepreneurship Chair509-335-64154750rob.crossler@wsu.edu
Jane CoteVancouver Academic Director360-546-9756Vancouverjanecote@wsu.edu
Robert HarringtonTri-Cities Academic Director, Hospitality Business Management Director509-372-7484Tri-Citiesrharrington@wsu.edu
Jeff JoiremanMarketing and International Business Chair
509-335-01914730joireman@wsu.edu
David WhidbeeFinance and Management Science Chair509-335-35964746whidbee@wsu.edu
Bernard Wong-on-WingAccounting Chair509-335-44344729wow@wsu.edu

College of Education

NameTitlePhone ZipEmail
Sola AdesopeKinesiology and Educational Psychology, Assistant Chair509-335-2771
2136olusola.adesope@wsu.edu
Tariq AkmalTeaching and Learning, Chair509-335-7296
2132takmal@wsu.edu
Phyllis ErdmanKinesiology and Educational
Psychology Chair
509-335-1738
2136perdman@wsu.edu
Janet FrostSpokane Academic Director509-358-7595Spokanefrost@wsu.edu
Sharon KruseEducational Leadership and Sport Management Chair and Vancouver Academic Director360-546-9670Vancouversharon.kruse@wsu.edu
Simon LicenEducational Leadership and Sport Management, Assistant Chair509-335-21542136simon.licen@wsu.edu
Judy MorrisonTri-Cities Academic Director509-372-7176Tri-Citiesjamorrison@wsu.edu
Sarah Ullrich-FrenchKinesiology and Educational Psychology, Assistant Chair509-335-68581410sullrich@wsu.edu

College of Nursing

NameTitlePhone ZipEmail
Bevan BriggsInterim Academic Director, Tri-Cities509-324-7463Tri-Citiesbwbriggs@wsu.edu
Vicki DensonRN-BSN Director360-546-9752Vancouvervicki.denson@wsu.edu
Linda EddyVancouver Academic Director360-546-9625Vancouverleddy@wsu.edu
Lois JamesAssistant Director of Research509-324-7442Spokanelois_james@wsu.edu
Anne MasonDNP Program Director509-324-7253Spokaneanne.mason@wsu.edu
Gail OnealPhD Program Director509-324-7263Spokanegoneal@wsu.edu
Susan RossettiProfessional Development Director509-324-7488Spokanesusan.rossetti@wsu.edu
Denise SmartMN Program Director509-324-7255Spokanedsmart@wsu.edu
Kevin StevensSimulation Director509-324-7420Spokanekvstevens@wsu.edu
Lisa VickersAcademic Director, Yakima509-494-7907Yakimalvickers@wsu.edu
Wendy Williams-GilbertRN-BSN Director509-324-7463Spokanewendy.buenzli@wsu.edu

College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

NameTitlePhone ZipEmail
Philip LazarusPharmaceutical Sciences Chair509-358-7947Spokanephil.lazarus@wsu.edu
John WhitePharmacotherapy Chair509-358-7732Spokanewhitej@wsu.edu

College of Veterinary Medicine

NameTitle PhoneZIPEmail
Timothy BaszlerWashington Animal Disease Diagnostic Lab Executive Director509-335-60477040baszlert@wsu.edu
Michael GriswoldSchool of Molecular Biosciences Director509-335-22407520mgriswold@wsu.edu
Thomas KawulaPaul G. Allen School of Global Animal Health Director509-335-24897090tom.kawula@wsu.edu
Kelly BraytonVeterinary Microbiology and Pathology Chair509-335-63407040kbrayton@wsu.edu
Steve SimaskoIntegrative Physiology and Neuroscience Chair509-335-64977620steve_simasko@wsu.edu
Bob MealeyVeterinary Clinical Sciences Chair509-335-07386610rmealey@wsu.edu

Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

NameTitlePhoneZipEmail
Dedra BuchwaldInstitute for Research and Education to Advance Community Health Director208-708-8668Spokanededra.buchwald@wsu.edu
Gail ChermakSpeech and Hearing Sciences Chair509-358-7598
509-335-8849
Spokanechermak@wsu.edu
Glen DuncanNutrition and Exercise Physiology Chair509-358-7875Spokaneglen.duncan@wsu.edu
Marcos FrankBiomedical Sciences Chair509-368-6747Spokanemarcos.frank@wsu.edu
Jeff HaneyInterim Medical Education and Clinical Sciences Chair509-368-6860Spokanejhaney@wsu.edu

Libraries

Name Title Phone Zip Email
Karen DillerVancouver Library Director360-546-9179Vancouverdiller@wsu.edu
Alex MerrillHead of Systems and Technical Operations509-335-54265610merrilla@wsu.edu
Lihong ZhuTechnical Services Head509-335-77695610lzhu2@wsu.edu

Military Branches

NameTitlePhoneZipEmail
LTC Brian BalazsAerospace Studies Chair
509-335-55983341brian.balazs@wsu.edu
LTC Brendan HobbsMilitary Science Chair509-335-25915040brendan.hobbs@wsu.edu
CAPT Shaun McAndrewNaval Science Commanding Officer208-885-63335206smcandrew@uidaho.edu

Murrow College of Communication

Name Title Phone Zip Email
Ben ShorsJournalism and Media Production Chair509-335-1547
2530bshors@wsu.edu
Stacey HustStrategic Communication Chair509-335-3696
2520sjhust@wsu.edu

Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

Name Title Phone ZipEmail
Indranath DuttaMechanical and Materials
Engineering Director
509-335-83542920idutta@wsu.edu
Balasingam MuhunthanCivil and Environmental Engineering Chair509-335-39212910muhuntha@wsu.edu
Mohamed OsmanEngineering and Applied Sciences Interim Director509-372-7287Tri-Citiesosman@wsu.edu
Partha PandeElectrical Engineering and Computer Science Director509-335-50552752pande@wsu.edu
Jim PetersenThe Gene and Linda Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering Director509-335-82156515jn_petersen@wsu.edu
Ryan SmithDesign and Construction Director509-335-30662220r.e.smith@wsu.edu
Xinghui ZhaoEngineering and Computer Science Director360-546-9119Vancouverx.zhao@wsu.edu

WSU Extension

Program Unit Directors

NameTitle Phone ZipEmail
Chris BlodgettChild and Family Research Unit Director509-358-76791495blodgett@wsu.edu
Mike GaffneyDivision of Government Studies and Services509-335-8744
6248mjgaffney@wsu.edu
Elizabeth WeybrightYouth and Family Program Unit Director509-335-2130
4852elizabeth.weybright@wsu.edu
James A. KropfNatural Resources Program and County Office Operations Director253-445-4526
Puyallupjakropf@wsu.edu
Karen LewisAgriculture and Natural Resources Program Unit Director509-754-2011
9753kmlewis@wsu.edu

 

Research and Extension Center Directors

NameTitlePhoneZipEmail
Chad KrugerWSU Wenatchee Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center Director509-293-8804
ext. 238
98801cekruger@wsu.edu
Carol MilesWSU Mount Vernon Research and Extension Center Director360-848-6150
4768milesc@wsu.edu
Todd MurrayWSU Puyallup Research and Extension Center Director509-335-8744
6248tmurray@wsu.edu
Naidu RayapatiWSU Prosser Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center Director509-786-9215
8694naidu.rayapati@wsu.edu