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College Leadership

  • Nicole Sampson 
    Nicole Sampson
    Distinguished Professor, Department of Chemistry Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
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  • Amy Cook 
    Amy Cook
    Professor, Department of English Associate Dean for Research and Innovation

    Amy supports and promotes the important scholarly work being done by our faculty through centralizing and clarifying fellowship and grant opportunities, advocating for funding initiatives.

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  • Roger Thompson 
    Professor, Program in Writing and Rhetoric Associate Dean for Operations and Facilities
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  • Mary Jo Bona
    Distinguished Professor, Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs

    Mary Jo oversees faculty promotion and mentoring.

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  • Maria Nagan
    Department of Chemistry Associate Dean for Curriculum

    Maria facilitates interdisciplinary curricular initiatives within the College. 

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  • Lois Carter 
    College of Arts and Sciences  Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs and Personnel

    Lois controls the day-to-day management of all CAS faculty and staff affairs, to include directing and managing the college-wide administration of personnel issues for faculty, professional, classified and Research Foundation employees.

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  • Erica Hackley
    Erica Hackley
    College of Arts and Sciences Assistant Dean for Academic Planning

    Erica analyzes data and enrollment trends to plan the delivery of the academic curriculum.

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  • Hodan Hassan
    College of Arts and Sciences Assistant Dean for Advancement

    Hodan brings more than 20 years of experience working in senior-level development positions from public universities and humanitarian institutions. 

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  • Ming Huang
    College of Arts and Sciences Assistant Dean for Budget

    Ming's responsibilities include the financial management and budget development for the college’s financial resources.

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  • Edward J. McFadden
    College of Arts and Sciences Assistant Dean for Operations

    Ed has been in working in higher education administration for more than 25 years. His areas of responsibility include maintenance and facilities, procurement, technology, space management and planning.

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  • Rachel Rodriguez
    College of Arts and Sciences Communications Manager

    Rachel oversees communications for the College, planning and implementing strategies and materials to enhance and optimize its visibility while reinforcing the College’s educational and research goals. 

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  • Soraya Zabihi
    Soraya Zabihi
    College of Arts and Sciences Director of Research and Assessment

    Soraya Zabihi provides direct support to faculty and graduate students in the College seeking grants, fellowships, and research opportunities.  

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