Department Chairs

Department Heads & Chairs 2014-2015
School of Arts & Sciences


Associate Dean of Natural Sciences & Mathematics

John Johnsen

Sharon Wise
Biology - ChairThomas McCarthy
Chemistry and Biochemistry - ChairCurtis Pulliam
Computer Science - Chair Angel Rivera
Geology - ChairSharon Kanfoush
Mathematics - Chair Brad 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 - ChairLuke Perry
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 - ChairJan DeAmicis
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

William Virkler

Arthur Caster
Rick 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
Public Relations & Journalism - Chair

Paul MacArthur
Ray Simon Convergence Media Studio - Director
New York Reporting Project - Director
David Chanatry
David Chanatry
School of Health Professions & Education


Harry Slife

Education - Chair

Patrice Hallock

Health Professions
Health Care Administrations Masters - Director
Health Studies - Chair
Life Studies - Chair (Thera. Rec/Aging Studies/Psych-Child Life)
Nursing - Chair
Nursing - Accelerated Second Degree Program - Director
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


Dana Hart
Mary Siniscarco
Sara Burnett-Wolle
Cathy Brownell
Annette Becker
Nancy Hollins
Colleen Sunderlin
Paula Carey
Shauna Malta
Dawn Evans
Denise McVay
Senior Associate Provost and Dean of Graduate StudiesRobert Halliday
Associate Provost and Dean for Online Learning

Polly Smith 
Animal Care - Director
Applied Ethics Institute - Director
CIMIP - Executive Director
International Education - Dean (Interim)
ECCI Institute - Executive Director
Faculty Development - Coordinator
First Year Seminar - Director
Honors Program - Director
Leadership Institute - Director
Library - Assistant Director
Lunch Hour Series - Coordinator
Math Center - Director
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
Don Rebovich
Dorothy Lewis
Ray Philo
Sharon Kanfoush
Terri Provost
Lawrence Day
Dana Hart
Nancy Virgil-Call
Dave Moore
Ralph Craig
Rick Fenner
Ted Orlin
Adam Pack
Kim Landon
Patricia Swann
Patricia Gannon
Marijean Levering
Jason Lewin
Douglas Croft
Dorothy Obernesser