Department Chairs, Directors, Coordinators
Academics at Utica College

Department Chairs

Department Heads & Chairs 2017-2018
School of Arts & Sciences


Associate Dean of Natural Sciences & Mathematics

Sharon Wise

Thomas McCarthy
Biology - Chair (Fall)
Biology - Chair (Spring)
Bryant Buchanan
Dan Kurtz
Chemistry and Biochemistry - ChairCurtis Pulliam
Computer Science - Chair
Computer Science - Administer Competency
Data Science - Director
Angel Rivera
John Kim
Michael McCarthy
Geology - ChairAdam Schoonmaker
Mathematics - Chair
Mathematics - Summer Placement
Brad Emmons
Ralph Craig
Physics - Chair Linda Dake

Associate Dean of Humanities & Social Sciences

Jason Denman
Communication Arts - Chair Carol Downing
English - Chair
nglish - Summer Placement
Gary Leising
Dorothy Obernesser
Foreign Language - ChairJuan Thomas
Government and Politics - ChairLuke Perry
History - Chair
International Studies - Director
Sherri Cash
Jun Kwon
Liberal Studies MSLS - DirectorLarry Aaronson
Liberal Studies UG - Chair Barbara Witucki
Performing & Fine Arts - Chair Laura Salvaggio
Philosophy - Chair Christopher Riddle
Psychology - ChairAmy Lindsey
Sociology/Anthropology - ChairHelen Blouet
School of Business & Justice Studies

Associate Dean, Business and Economics

Accounting - Program Coordinator
Construction Management Program - Director
raduate MBA & RMI Programs - Director
Research - Director

Associate Dean, Justice Studies

FCM Programs - Director
Rick Fenner

Candace Grant

Glen Hansen
David Dubbelde
Stephanie Nesbitt
Jordan Huang
William Virkler

Kyungseok Choo
FCI/FCM - CoordinatorDonald Rebovich
Graduate Cyber Programs - Director Joseph Giordano
Cybersecurity - Assistant Director Max Gorbachevsky
Public Relations & Journalism
New York Reporting Project/Media - Director

David Chanatry
Public Relations & Journalism - ChairDavid Chanatry
School of Health Professions & Education

Interim Dean

Patrice Hallock

Associate Dean of HP & E - Director of Nursing

Education Department - Chair
Psychology/Child Life - Director

Cathy Brownell

Kathleen Cullen
Patrice Hallock
Health Professions
Health Care Administration Masters - Director
Health Care Administration Masters - Assistant Director
Health Studies - Chair
Wellness & Adventure Education - Chair
ABSN - Director
MSN Director
MSN - Coordinator
Nursing - Onground Traditional Program - Director
Nursing - RN/BSN Program - Director
Occupational Therapy - Chair
Occupational Therapy - Weekday Program Coordinator
Occupational Therapy - Weekend Program Coordinator
Physical Therapy - Chair
Physical Therapy - Clinical Education - Director
Transitional DPT - Director

Jamie Cuda
Maria DeGiglio
Mary Siniscarco
Wendy Moore
Cynthia Love-Williams
Jennifer Yingling
Linda Culyer
Annette Becker
Nancy Hollins
Colleen Sunderlin
Paula Carey
Ashraf Elazzazi
Shauna Malta
Denise McVay

Senior Assoc. Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies

Robert Halliday
Assoc. Provost for Online Learning & VP for External Partnerships 

Dean for Academic Assessment

Polly Smith 
Ann E. Damiano
Animal Care - Director
Applied Ethics Institute - Director
Center for Historical Research
Center for Identity Mgmt. & Info. Protection - Director
Core Curriculum Committee - Director
ECCI Institute - Director
Faculty Development - Coordinator (fall)
Faculty Development - Coordinator (spring)
First Year Seminar - Director
Honors Program - Director
Lunch Hour Series - Coordinator
Math Center - Director
Middle States Steering Committee - Chair
Pre-Law Advisor
Pre-Med Advisor
Ray Simon Institute - Executive Director
Ray Simon Institute - Assistant Director
Theater Productions - Director
UC TV Advisor
WPNR Radio Station - Chief Operator & Station Mgr.
Writing Center - Director
Rob Cross
Christopher Riddle
David Wittner
Don Rebovich
Terri Provost
Bernard Hyman
Nancy Hollins
Xiao Xiao
Lawrence Day
Dave Moore
Ralph Craig
Lawrence Zoeckler
Daniel Tagliarina
Adam Pack
Patricia Swann
Laura Salvaggio
Laura Lewin
Douglas Croft
Dorothy Obernesser

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