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Department Chairs

College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences

NameTitlePhone ZipEmail
Thomas Henick-KlingViticulture and Enology
Laura HillHuman Development Chair509-335-8439
Tim MurrayPlant Pathology Chair509-335-7515
Kris JohnsonAnimal Sciences Interim Chair509-335-5523
Kent KellerEnvironment Director 509-335-3040
Richard KoenigCrop and Soil Sciences Chair509-335-2933
Jane LaniganVancouver Academic
Jill McCluskeyEconomic Sciences Director509-335-2835
Vicki McCrackenApparel, Merchandising, Design, and Textiles Chair509-335-4728
John W. PetersBiological Chemistry
Dojin RyuFood Science Interim Director509-335-5504
Laura LavineEntomology Chair509-335-0481
Juming TangBiological Systems Engineering Chair509-335-2140
Doreen MainHorticulture Interim Chair509-335-3944

College of Arts and Sciences

NameTitlePhone Zip Email
John BishopCo-Interim Vancouver Academic
Patrick CarterBiological Sciences Director
Kimberly ChristenDigital Technology and Culture Program
Andrew DuffAnthropology
Allan FelsotInterim Tri-Cities Academic
Christine HorneCriminal Justice and Criminology Interim
Monica Kirkpatrick JohnsonSociology
Kent KellerEnvironment
Dean LuethiMusic
Carmen Lugo-LugoLanguages, Cultures, and Race
David MarcusPsychology
Squeak MeiselFine Arts
Charles MooreMathematics and Statistics
Pavithra NarayananCo-Interim Vancouver Academic
Kirk PetersonChemistry
Donna PottsEnglish
Brian SaamPhysics and Astronomy
Steven StehrPolitics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs
Matt SuttonHistory
Pam ThomaWomen's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program

Carson College of Business

NameTitlePhoneZip Email
Deborah CompeauManagement, Information Systems and Entrepreneurship Interim
Jane CoteVancouver Academic
Susan GillAccounting
Robert HarringtonTri-Cities Academic
Jeff JoiremanMarketing and International Business Chair
Nancy SwangerHospitality Business Management
David WhidbeeFinance and Management Science

College of Education

NameTitlePhone ZipEmail
Sola AdesopeKinesiology and Educational Psychology, Assistant Chair509-335-2771
Tariq AkmalTeaching and Learning, Interim Chair509-335-7296
Phyllis ErdmanKinesiology and Educational
Psychology Chair
Janet FrostSpokane Academic
Sharon KruseEducational Leadership and Sport Management
Simon LicenEducational Leadership and Sport Management, Assistant
Judy MorrisonTri-Cities Academic
Sarah Ullrich-FrenchKinesiology and Educational Psychology, Assistant

College of Nursing

NameTitlePhone ZipEmail
Celestina Barbosa-LeikerProgram of Excellence in Addictions Research
Bevan BriggsInterim Academic Director,
Jo Ann DotsonPre-Lincensure Program
Linda EddyVancouver Academic
Anne MasonDNP Program
Gail OnealPhD Program
Denise SmartMN Program
Kevin StevensSimulation
Lisa VickersAcademic Director,
Wendy Williams-GilbertRN-BSN Program

College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

NameTitlePhone ZipEmail
Philip LazarusPharmaceutical Sciences
John WhitePharmacotherapy

College of Veterinary Medicine

NameTitle PhoneZIPEmail
Timothy BaszlerWashington Animal Disease Diagnostic Lab Executive
Michael GriswoldSchool of Molecular Biosciences
Thomas KawulaPaul G. Allen School of Global Animal Health
Robert MealeyVeterinary Microbiology and Pathology
Steve SimaskoIntegrative Physiology and Neuroscience
Katrina MealeyVeterinary Clinical Sciences Interim

Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

Dedra BuchwaldInstitute for Research and Education to Advance Community Health
Gail ChermakSpeech and Hearing Sciences Chair509-358-7598
Glen DuncanNutrition and Exercise Physiology
Marcos FrankBiomedical Sciences
Joshua JacobsMedical Education and Clinical Sciences


Name Title Phone Zip Email
Karen DillerVancouver Library
Alex MerrillHead of Systems and Technical
Jim MohrSpokane Library Interim
Lihong ZhuTechnical Services

Military Branches

LTC Archibald HarnerAerospace Studies Commander
LTC Brendan HobbsMilitary Science
CAPT Shaun McAndrewNaval Science Commanding

Murrow College of Communication

Name Title Phone Zip Email
Ben ShorsJournalism and Media Production Chair509-335-1547
Alex TanCommunication and Society Chair509-335-3648
Stacey HustStrategic Communication Chair509-335-3696

Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture and Construction Management

Name Title Phone ZipEmail
Indranath DuttaMechanical and Materials
Engineering Director
Hakan GurocakEngineering and Computer Science Vancouver
Balasingam MuhunthanCivil and Environmental Engineering
Mohamed OsmanEngineering and Applied Sciences Interim
Partha PandeElectrical Engineering and Computer Science
Jim PetersenThe Gene and Linda Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering
Ryan SmithDesign and Construction

WSU Extension

Program Unit Directors

NameTitle Phone ZipEmail
Chris BlodgettChild and Family Research Unit
Mike GaffneyDivision of Government Studies and Services509-335-8744
Doreen A. Hauser-LindstromYouth and Family Program Unit Director509-358-7686
James A. KropfNatural Resources Program and County Office Operations Director253-445-4526
Todd MurrayAgriculture and Natural Resources Program Unit Director509-335-8744


Research and Extension Center Directors

Jim McFersonWSU Wenatchee Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center Director509-663-8181
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Naidu RayapatiWSU Prosser Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center Director509-786-9215
John StarkWSU Puyallup Research and Extension Center Director253-445-4500
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