Department Chairs, Directors, Coordinators
Academics at Utica College

Department Chairs

Department Heads & Chairs 2015-2016
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 - ChairBrad Emmons
Physics - Chair Linda Dake

Associate Dean of Humanities & Social Sciences

Mary Anne Hutchinson
Communication Arts - Chair Carol Downing
English - Chair
Jason Denman
Foreign Language - Chair Juan Thomas
Government and Politics - ChairNathaniel Richmond/Fall
Luke Perry/Spring
History & International Studies - ChairSherri Cash
Liberal Studies MSLS - Chair Mary Anne Hutchinson
Liberal Studies Under Graduate - Chair Mary Anne Hutchinson
Performing & Fine Arts - Chair Marijean Levering
Philosophy - Chair Christopher Riddle
Psychology - ChairSteven Specht
Sociology/Anthropology - ChairHelen Blouet
School of Business & Justice Studies

Associate Dean, Academic
ssociate Dean, Students & Stakeholder Engagement

Business and Economics
Accounting - Program Coordinator
Business & Economics - Chair
Construction Management Program - Director
raduate MBA & RMI Programs - Director
Research - Director

Justice Studies
James Norrie

Candace Grant
William Virkler

Arthur Caster
Richard Fenner
David Dubbelde
Stephanie Nesbitt
Jordan Huang
Economic Crime & Justice Studies - ChairDonald Rebovich
Graduate Cyber Programs - Director Joseph Giordano
Graduate Economic Crime Programs - Director Suzanne Lynch
Public Relations & Journalism
New York Reporting Project @ UC - Director

David Chanatry
Public Relations & Journalism - Chair
Ray Simon Convergence Media Studio - Director
David Chanatry
David Chanatry
School of Health Professions & Education


Harry Slife

Education Department - Chair
Teacher Apprenticeship Program - Director

Patrice Hallock

Health Professions
Health Care Administrations Masters - 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-Florida - Academic Site Director
ABSN-Syracuse - Academic Site Director
Nursing Program Curriculum Oversight
Occupational Therapy - Chair
Occupational Therapy - Weekday Program Coordinator
Occupational Therapy - Weekend Program Coordinator
Physical Therapy - Chair Fall 2015
Physical Therapy - Clinical Education - Director
Transitional DPT - Director


Dana Hart
Maria DeGiligo
Mary Siniscarco
Sara Burnett-Wolle

Cathy Brownell
Cynthia Love-Williams
Annette Becker
Maureen Peterkin
Maria Roche-Dean
Krista Krause
Nancy Hollins
Colleen Sunderlin
Paula Carey
Ashraf Elazazzi
Dawn Evans
Denise McVay
Senior Assoc. Provost and Dean of Graduate StudiesRobert 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 Management & Information Protection - Executive Director
Core Curriculum Committee - Director
Dean for International Education
ECCI Institute - Executive Director
Faculty Development - Coordinator
First Year Seminar - Director
Honors Program - Diretor
Library - Assistant Director
Lunch Hour Series - Coordinator
Math Center - Director
Middle States Steering Committee - Chair
Mohawk Valley Center for Economic Ed. - Director
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 Manager
Writing Center - Director

Rob Cross
Christopher Riddle
David Wittner

Don Rebovich
Terry Provost
Christopher Johnson
Ray Philo
Sharon Kanfoush
Terri Provost
Lawrence Day
Nancy Virgil-Call
Dave Moore
Ralph Craig
Laurence Zoeckler
Rick Fenner
Ted Orlin/Fall
Luke Perry/Spring
Adam Pack
Kim Landon/Fall
Patricia Swann/Spring
Patricia Swann/Fall
Elizabeth Burback/Spring
Patricia Gannon
Marijean Levering
Albert Bangs
Douglas Croft
Dorothy Obernesser


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