Directors of Undergraduate Programs

Each major in the College is overseen by a Director of the Undergraduate Program. Students with questions about courses offered by the department, major requirements, opportunities for majors, declaring a major, etc., should contact this person; click on the name to send an email.

Academic and Professional Writing

James Seitz
434-924-6614

Please contact the Associate Director with Questions
Keith Driver
434-924-6671
Bryan Hall 322

African-American and African Studies

Andrew Kahrl
434-924-7972
Nau Hall 282

American Sign Language

Gregory Propp
434-924-6646
New Cabell Hall 255

American Studies

Lisa Goff
434-924-6642
Bryan Hall 412

Anthropology

Adria Laviolette
434-982-2631
Brooks Hall B010

Archaeology

Jeffrey Hantman
434-924-3953
Brooks Hall, 205

Art History

Eric Ramirez-Weaver
434-227-2910
Fayerweather Hall 303

Art, Studio

Akemi Ohira Rollando
434-924-7051
Ruffin Hall 226

Astronomy, Astronomy-Physics

Craig Sarazin (Undergraduate Advisor)
434-924-4903
Astronomy Building 238

Ed Murphy (Minors Advisor)
434-924-4898
Astronomy Building 212

Bioethics (minor only)

Jarrett Zigon
434-924-7044
Brooks Hall 301

Biology

Michael Wormington
434-982-5803
Physical & Life Science Building 206

Biology, Human

Michael Timko
434-982-5817
Gilmer Hall 044

Chemistry

Laura Serbulea
434-924-0924
Chemistry Building 259F

Classics

Greg Hays
434-924-6536
Cocke Hall B026

Cognitive Science

Dennis Proffitt
434-924-0655
Gilmer Hall 117

Comparative Literature

Paul Cantor
434-924-6653
Bryan Hall 134

Computer Science

Thomas Horton
434-982-2217
Rice Hall 402

Drama

L. Douglas Grissom
434-243-7752
Drama Building 211

East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures & East Asian Studies

Gus Heldt
434-924-3740
New Cabell Hall 161

Economics

Lee Coppock
434-924-7996
Monroe Hall 253

English

Mrinalini Chakravorty
434-924-6666
Bryan Hall 416

Area Program in Poetry Writing
Lisa Russ Spaar
434-924-6625
Bryan Hall 407

Area Program in Literary Prose
Elizabeth Denton
434-243-2111
Dawson's Row

Environmental Sciences

Bob Davis
434-924-0579
Clark Hall 386-B

Environmental Thought and Practice

Richard Handler
434-982-2166
Nau Hall 197

French

Cheryl Krueger
434-924-4628
New Cabell Hall 365

German

Manuela Achilles
434-924-3530
New Cabell Hall 233

Global Studies

Richard Handler
434-982-2166
Nau Hall 197

Global Public Health

Ruth Gaare Bernheim
434-924-8646
Hospital West 3181

Global Development Studies

David Edmunds
434-243-1694
Wilson Hall 129

Security and Justice

Peter Furia
434-924-1438
Gibson Hall 295

Environments and Sustainability

Phoebe Crisman
434-924-1006
Campbell Hall 414

Middle East South Asia

Tessa Farmer
434-924-8460
New Cabell Hall 043B

History

Richard Barnett
434-924-6396
Nau Hall 384

History, Transfer of Credit Advisor

Herbert Tico Braun
434-924-6406
Nau Hall 491

Interdisciplinary Major

Shawn Lyons
434-924-8873
Monroe Hall 206

Italian

Enrico Cesaretti
434-924-7534
New Cabell Hall 459

Jewish Studies

Gabriel Finder
434-293-4369
Nau 191

Latin American Studies

Thomas Klubock
434-924-6403
Nau Hall 281

Linguistics

Lise Dobrin
434-924-7048
Brooks Hall 202

Mathematics

Ira Herbst
434-924-4933
Kerchof Hall 228

Media Studies

William Little
434-924-6623
Wilson Hall 204

Medieval Studies

Eric Ramirez-Weaver
434-227-2910
Fayeweather Hall 303

Middle Eastern & South Asian Languages and Cultures         

Mehr Farooqi
434-924-4643
New Cabell Hall 135

Music

Karl Hagstrom Miller
434-982-2372
Old Cabell Hall 205

Neuroscience

Jay Hirsh
434-982-5608
PLSB 416

Philosophy

Ross P. Cameron
434-924-6922
Levering 108

Physics

Stefan Baessler
434-243-1024
Physics Building 169

Political and Social Thought

Michael J. Smith
434-924-3433
Gibson S-396

Political Philosophy, Policy and Law

Colin Bird
434-924-3615
Gibson Hall S495

Politics

Lynn Sanders
434-924-3604
Gibson Hall S265

Psychology

Frederick Smyth
434-924-0447
Gilmer Hall 140B

Religious Studies

Karl Shuve
434-924-6712
Gibson Hall 238

Slavic Language and Literature

Mark Elson
434-924-3548
New Cabell Hall 261

Sociology

Sarah Corse
434-924-6515
Randall Hall 219

Spanish

Omar Velázquez-Mendoza
434-924-7478
New Cabell Hall 457

Statistics

Jeff Holt
434-924-4927
Halsey Hall 112

Women, Gender & Sexuality

Bonnie Hagerman
434-982-2961
Levering Hall 103