Our academic departments represent many of the central disciplines of knowledge, including philosophy, literature, religion, and languages. Most departments are interdisciplinary,  such as Africana studies, neuroscience, East Asian studies, and politics, which encourages collaboration and allows you to expand disciplinary boundaries.

Africana Studies

Chair: Darko Opoku

Administrative Assistant: David Divins

440-775-8923

Anthropology

Chair: Erika Hoffmann-Dilloway

Administrative Assistant: Jackie Fortino

440-775-8970

Archaeological Studies

Chair: Amanda Schmidt

Administrative Assistant: Pat Sturges

440-775-8399

Art

Chair: Erik Inglis, Kristina Paabus

Administrative Assistant: Jamie Jacobs

440-775-8181

Biology

Chair: Keith Tarvin

Administrative Assistant: Twila Colley

440-775-8315

Chemistry / Biochemistry

Chair: Jason Belitsky

Administrative Assistant: Rachel Wysocki

440-775-8300

Cinema Studies

Chair: William Patrick Day

Administrative Assistant: Sarah Pardee

440-775-6601

Classics

Chair: Andrew (Drew) Wilburn

Administrative Assistant: Linda Pardee

440-775-8390

Comparative American Studies

Chair: Shelley Lee

Administrative Assistant: Linda Pardee

440-775-5290

Comparative Literature

Chair: Jed Deppman

Administrative Assistant: Joyce Marshall

440-775-6567

Computer Science

Chair: Robert (Bob) Geitz

Administrative Assistant: Jackie Fortino

440-775-8043

Creative Writing

Chair: DeSales Harrison

Administrative Assistant: Joyce Marshall

440-775-6567

Dance

Chair: Ann Cooper Albright

Administrative Assistant: Kathy Drennan

440-775-8152

East Asian Studies

Chair: Hsiu-Chuang Deppman

Administrative Assistant: Amy Redden

440-775-8313

Economics

Chair: Ron Cheung

Administrative Assistant: Terri Pleska

440-775-8483

English

Chair: Jeffrey Pence

Administrative Assistant: Jessica Cotter

440-775-8570

Environmental Studies

Chair: Md Rumi Shammin

Administrative Assistant: Rosalind Soltow

440-775-8747

French and Italian

Chair: Matthew Senior

Administrative Assistant: Blanche Villar

440-775-5257

Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies

Chair: Greggor Mattson

Administrative Assistant: David Divins

440-775-8923

Geology

Chair: F. Zeb Page

Administrative Assistant: Pat Sturges

440-775-8350

German Language and Literatures

Chair: Steven Huff

Administrative Assistant: Joan Kaatz

440-775-8650

Hispanic Studies

Chair: Sebastiaan Faber

Administrative Assistant: Blanche Villar

440-775-5256

History

Chair: Renee Romano

Administrative Assistant: Jennifer Drop

440-775-8520

Jewish Studies

Chair: Ellen Wurtzel

Administrative Assistant: Brenda Hall

440-775-8866

Latin American Studies

Chair: Kristina Mani

Administrative Assistant: Tracy Tucker

440-775-8657

Mathematics

Chair: Kevin Woods

Administrative Assistant: Pat Armstrong

440-775-8380

Musical Studies

Chair: James O’Leary, Annemarie (Ari) Sammartino

Administrative Assistant: Jeanne Rosecrans

440-775-8297

Neuroscience

Chair: Tracie Paine

Administrative Assistant: Kristi Gibson

440-775-8768

Philosophy

Chair: Martin Thomson-Jones

Administrative Assistant: Linda Pardee

440-775-8390

Physics and Astronomy

Chair: Jason Stalnaker

Administrative Assistant: Diane Doman

440-775-8330

Politics

Chair: Steve Crowley

Administrative Assistant: Tracy Tucker

440-775-8487

Psychology

Chair: Nancy Darling

Administrative Assistant: Joan Gleason

440-775-8355

Religion

Chair: Corey Barnes ’98

Administrative Assistant: Brenda Hall

440-775-8866

Rhetoric and Composition

Chair: Laurie McMillin

Administrative Assistant: Sarah Pardee

440-775-6601

Russian and East European Studies

Chair: Thomas (Tom) Newlin

Administrative Assistant: Joan Kaatz

440-775-8650

Russian Language, Literature and Culture

Chair: Thomas (Tom) Newlin

Administrative Assistant: Joan Kaatz

440-775-8650

Sociology

Chair: Rick Baldoz

Administrative Assistant: Patricia Armstrong

440-775-8370

Theater

Chair: Caroline Jackson Smith

Administrative Assistant: Kathy Drennan

440-775-8152