Directors of Undergraduate Studies

Each department and program has a director of undergraduate studies (DUS) whose primary responsibility is to focus on the academic and intellectual development of declared majors and the undergraduate curriculum.

The 2021-22 DUS meetings are scheduled at 12:30pm on the following Tuesdays: 2021 Sept. 14, Oct. 12, Nov. 16, Dec. 7; 2022 Jan 18, Feb. 1, Mar. 1 and Apr. 12. It is requested that a faculty department representative attend when the DUS is unable to meet.


For more information view the DUS Dashboard.

Department or Program*



African American and Africana Studies Derrick White
Anthropology Erin Koch
Appalachian Studies Ann Kingsolver
Biology Kay Shenoy
Chemistry Stephen Testa
Earth & Environmental Sci.

Alan Fryar
Economics Darshak Patel
English Michelle Sizemore
Environmental & Sustainability Studies Tony Stallins
FLIE Jianjun He
Gender & Women's Studies Melissa Stein
Geography Matt Wilson
Health Society Pop. Melissa Stein

Hispanic Studies Heather Campbell-Speltz

History Melanie Goan

International Studies Emily Beaulieu
Liberal Studies Josh Abboud
Linguistics Andrew Byrd
Mathematical Economics Adib Bagh
Mathematics Alberto Corso
MCLLC/Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, and Russian Julie Human
Neuroscience Lynda Sharrett-Field
Philosophy Stefan Bird-Pollan
Physics & Astronomy Ron Wilhelm
Political Science Tiffany Barnes
Psychology Andrea Friedrich
Sociology Jordan Brown
Statistics Melissa Pittard
Writing, Rhetoric & Digital Media Michael Pennell
US Culture and Business Practices Andy Doolen


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