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Department Chairs

College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences

NameTitlePhone ZipEmail
Michael ClevelandHuman Development Chair509-335-2870
4852michael.cleveland@wsu.edu
Marcelo DiversiVancouver Academic Co-Director360-546-9170Vancouverdiversi@wsu.edu
Thomas Henick-KlingViticulture and Enology Director509-372-7292Tri-Citiesthk@wsu.edu
Kris JohnsonAnimal Sciences Interim Chair509-335-5523
6310johnsoka@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
Doreen MainHorticulture Interim Chair509-335-3944
6414dorrie@wsu.edu
Jill McCluskeyEconomic Sciences Director509-335-2835
6210mccluskey@wsu.edu
Vicki McCrackenApparel, Merchandising, Design, and Textiles Chair509-335-4728
6210mccracke@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
Juming TangBiological Systems Engineering Chair509-335-2140
6120jtang@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
John BishopVancouver Co-Interim Academic Director360-546-96129600bishopj@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
Christine HorneCriminal Justice and Criminology Interim Chair509-335-39124872chorne@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 Co-Interim Academic Director360-546-97329600pavitraa@wsu.edu
Kirk PetersonChemistry Chair509-335-78674630kipeters@wsu.edu
Donna PottsEnglish Chair509-335-28045020dl.potts@wsu.edu
Brian SaamPhysics and Astronomy Chair509-335-95322814brian.saam@wsu.edu
Steven StehrPolitics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs Director509-335-89294880stehr@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
509-509-335-1738
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
Lisa DayAssociate Dean for Academic Affairs509-324-7455Spokanelisa.day2@wsu.edu
Jo Ann DotsonPre-Lincensure Program Director509-324-7261Spokanejoann.dotson@wsu.edu
Linda EddyVancouver Academic Director360-546-9625Vancouverleddy@wsu.edu
Phillis EideAssistant Dean for Accreditation and Outcomes509-324-7246Spokaneeide@wsu.edu
Anne MasonDNP Program Director509-324-7253Spokaneanne.mason@wsu.edu
Gail OnealPhD Program Director509-324-7263Spokanegoneal@wsu.edu
Julie PostmaAssociate Dean for Research509-324-7287Spokanejpostma@wsu.edu
Denise SmartMN Program Director509-324-7255Spokanedsmart@wsu.edu
Kevin StevensSimulation Director509-324-7420Spokanekstevens@wsu.edu
Lisa VickersAcademic Director, Yakima509-494-7907Yakimalvickers@wsu.edu
Wendy Williams-GilbertRN-BSN Program 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
Douglas P. JasmerVeterinary Microbiology and Pathology Interim Chair509-335-60407040djasmer@wsu.edu
Steve SimaskoIntegrative Physiology and Neuroscience Chair509-335-64977620steve_simasko@wsu.edu
Katrina MealeyVeterinary Clinical Sciences Interim Chair509-335-29886610kmealey@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 Chair509-368-686oSpokanejhaney@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
Jim MohrSpokane Library Interim Director509-368-7526Spokanejames.mohr@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
Alex TanCommunication and Society Chair509-335-3648
2520alex.tan@wsu.edu
Stacey HustStrategic Communication Chair509-335-3696
2520sjhust@wsu.edu

Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture and Construction Management

Name Title Phone ZipEmail
Indranath DuttaMechanical and Materials
Engineering Director
509-335-83542920idutta@wsu.edu
Hakan GurocakEngineering and Computer Science Vancouver Director360-546-9637Vancouverhgurocak@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

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
Doreen A. Hauser-LindstromYouth and Family Program Unit Director509-358-7686
Spokanedoreen@wsu.edu
James A. KropfNatural Resources Program and County Office Operations Director253-445-4526
Puyallupjakropf@wsu.edu
Todd MurrayAgriculture and Natural Resources Program Unit Director509-335-8744
6248tmurray@wsu.edu

 

Research and Extension Center Directors

NameTitlePhoneZipEmail
Jim McFersonWSU Wenatchee Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center Director509-663-8181
ext. 238
WSU Wenatcheejim.mcferson@wsu.edu
Naidu RayapatiWSU Prosser Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center Director509-786-9215
WSU Prossernaidu.rayapati@wsu.edu
John StarkWSU Puyallup Research and Extension Center Director253-445-4500
WSU Puyallupstarkj@wsu.edu