Department Chairs, Directors, Coordinators
Academics at Utica College

Department Chairs

Department Heads & Chairs 2016-2017
School of Arts & Sciences


Associate Dean of Natural Sciences & Mathematics

Sharon Wise

Thomas McCarthy
Biology - ChairDaniel Kurtz
Chemistry and Biochemistry - ChairCurtis Pulliam
Computer Science - Chair
Computer Science - Administer Competency
Angel Rivera
John Kim
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 - Chair Linda Zee
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 Marijean Levering
Philosophy - Chair Christopher Riddle
Psychology - ChairAmy Lindsey
Sociology/Anthropology - ChairJessica Brown
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

Rick Fenner

Candace Grant

Glen Hansen
David Dubbelde
Stephanie Nesbitt
Jordan Huang
William Virkler
FCI/FCM - CoordinatorDonald Rebovich
Graduate Cyber Programs - Director Joseph Giordano
Graduate FC & CM Programs - Director Kyungseok Choo

Director of CJ Corp. & Professional Programs

Suzanne Lynch
Public Relations & Journalism
New York Reporting Project @ UC - Director

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


Harry Slife

Education Department - Chair
Institute for Excellence in Education - Chair
Psychology/Child Life - Director

Patrice Hallock
Patrice Hallock
Patrice Hallock

Health Professions
Health Care Administration Masters - Interim Director
Health Care Administration Masters - Assistant Director
Health Studies - Chair
Wellness & Adventure Education & Aging Studies - Chair

Associate Dean of Nursing

Nursing - Onground Traditional Program - Director
Nursing - RN/BSN Program - Director
ABSN - 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

Denise McVay
Maria DeGiglio
Mary Siniscarco

Cathy Brownell

Cynthia Love-Williams
Annette Becker
Wendy Moore
Nancy Hollins
Colleen Sunderlin
Paula Carey
Ashraf Elazzazi
Dawn Evans
Denise McVay

Senior Assoc. Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies

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

Polly Smith 
Animal Care - Director
Applied Ethics Institute - Director
Center for Historical Research
Center for Identity Mgmt. & Info. Protection - Director
Core Curriculum Committee - Director
Dean for International Education
ECCI Institute - Director
Faculty Development - Coordinator
First Year Seminar - Director
Gerontology Institute - Director
Honors Program - Diretor
Library - Assistant 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
Tangerine Advisor
Theater Productions - Director
UC TV Advisor
WPNR Radio Station - Chief Operator & Station Mgr.
Writing Center - Director
Rob Cross
Christopher Riddle
David Wittner
Don Rebovich
Terry Provost
Christopher Johnson
Ray Philo
Sharon Kanfoush
Terri Provost
Lawrence Day
Dave Moore
Ralph Craig
Lawrence Zoeckler
Daniel Tagliarina
Adam Pack
Patricia Swann
Mary Christopher
Marijean Levering
Albert Bangs
Douglas Croft
Dorothy Obernesser

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