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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
Scot HulbertPlant Pathology Chair509-335-9541
Kris JohnsonAnimal Sciences Interim Chair509-335-5523
Kent KellerSchool of the Environment Director 509-335-3040
Greg KesslerSchool of Design and Construction Interim Director509-335-2309
Richard KoenigCrop and Soil Sciences Interim Chair, and Horticulture Interim Chair509-335-2933
Jane LaniganVancouver Academic
H. Alan LoveSchool of Economic Sciences Director509-335-3548
Vicki McCrackenApparel, Merchandising, Design, and Textiles Chair509-335-4728
John W. PetersInstitute of Biological Chemistry
Barbara RascoSchool of Food Science Director509-335-5504
Steve SheppardEntomology Chair509-335-0481
Juming TangBiological Systems Engineering Chair509-335-2140

College of Arts and Sciences

NameTitlePhone Zip Email
Todd ButlerEnglish
Patrick CarterBiological Sciences Undergraduate Program Associate Director
Andrew DuffAnthropology
Allan FelsotInterim Tri-Cities Academic
Craig HemmensCriminal Justice Program Director
J. T. HughesForeign Languages and Cultures
Monica Kirkpatrick JohnsonSociology
Steven KaleHistory
Kent KellerSchool of the Environment
David MarcusPsychology
Squeak MeiselFine Arts
Charles MooreMathematics
Kirk PetersonChemistry
Ana Maria Rodriguez-VivaldiCritical Culture, Gender, and Race Studies
Brian SaamPhysics and Astronomy
Steven StehrSchool of Politics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs
Amy WhartonVancouver
Gregory YasinitskySchool of Music

Carson College of Business

NameTitlePhoneZip Email
Jane CoteVancouver Campus Academic
Susan GillDepartment of Accounting
Robert HarringtonTri-Cities Academic
K.D. JoshiDepartment of Management, Information Systems and Entrepreneurship
Darrel MuehlingMarketing Chair
Nancy SwangerSchool of Hospitality Business Management
David WhidbeeDepartment of Finance and Management Science

Murrow College of Communication

Name Title Phone Zip Email
Douglas HindmanJournalism and Media Production Chair509-335-6149
Elizabeth Banks HindmanCommunication and Society Chair509-335-8758
Stacey HustStrategic Communication Chair509-335-3696

College of Education

NameTitlePhone ZipEmail
Tariq AkmalTeaching and Learning, Interim Chair509-335-7296
Phyllis ErdmanEducational Leadership, Sport Studies & Educational/Counseling
Psychology Interim Chair
Janet FrostSpokane Academic
Sharon KruseVancouver Academic
Judy MorrisonTri-Cities Academic

Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture and Construction Management

Name Title Phone ZipEmail
Indranath DuttaSchool of Mechanical and Materials
Engineering Interim Director
Hakan GurocakSchool of Engineering and Computer Science, Vancouver
Joseph IanelliSchool of Engineering and Applied Sciences Founding Executive
Greg KesslerSchool of Design and Construction
Balasingam MuhunthanCivil and Environmental Engineering
Partha PandeSchool of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Interim
Jim PetersenThe Gene and Linda Voiland School of Chemical Engineering & Bioengineering


Name Title Phone Zip Email
Trevor BondCenter for Digital Scholarship and Curation
Karen DillerVancouver Library
Alex MerrillHead of Systems and Technical
Jonathan PotterSpokane Library
Lihong ZhuTechnical Services

Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

Dedra BuchwaldCommunity Health
Gail ChermakSpeech and Hearing Sciences Department
Glen DuncanNutrition and Exercise Physiology Program
Marcos FrankDept. of Biomedical Sciences Interim
Joshua JacobsMedical Education and Clinical Sciences

College of Nursing

NameTitlePhone ZipEmail
Celestina Barbosa-LeikerProgram of Excellence in Addictions Research
Wendy BuenzliRN-BSN Program
Sandy CarolloYakima Campus
Linda EddyVancouver Academic
Mel HabermanPhD Program
Jae KennedyHealth Policy and Administration Department
Anne MasonDNP Program

College of Pharmacy

NameTitlePhone ZipEmail
Philip LazarusPharmaceutical Sciences
John WhitePharmacotherapy

College of Veterinary Medicine

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

Military Branches

COL Glen R. DowningDepartment of Aerospace Studies Commander
LTC Brendan HobbsDepartment of Military Science
CAPT Shaun McAndrewDepartment of Naval Science Commanding
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