Program Faculty

‌Students choose at least two faculty advisors, preferably from two different departments, who will work with him/her in developing the proposed course of study. If the proposed major is an extension of a current interdisciplinary minor, the minor program's director must also review the course of study.


cas_bio_walker Brian Walker
Associate Dean, College of Arts & Sciences
Associate Professor of Biology
B.A., Drake University
M.S., Dalhousie University, Canada
Ph.D., University of Washington

Individually Designed Major Committee

cas_phil_brill Sara Brill
Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Trinity University
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University
cas_bio_braun Phyllis Braun
Professor of Biology
B.S., Fairfield University
Ph.D., Georgetown University
cas_econ_murray ‌Thomas Murray
Assistant Professor of Economics
B.A. Stonehill College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

Program Assistant 

Jean Siconolfi
CNS 100
Ext. 2223

Past Faculty Advisors

Anthropology: Sheila Candelario, David Crawford, Scott Lacy
Archaeology: Scott Lacy, Kraig Steffen
Arts Management: Marti LoMonaco, Carl Scheraga
Asian Studies: Anna-Maria Aksan, Ron Davidson, Jiwei Xiao
Behavioral Neuroscience: Shannon Gerry, Shannon Harding
Chinese Studies: Ron Davidson, Danke Li, Jiwei Xiao
Classical Studies: Sara Brill, Vincent Rosivach
Creative Multimedia Journalism: James Simon
Environmental Planning and Sustainability: David Downie, Scott Lacy
Environmental Science: James BiardiDavid Downie, Jen KlugScott Lacy, Kraig Steffen
Intercultural Studies: Johanna Garvey, Liz Hohl, Danke Li
Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies: David Crawford, Marcie Patton
Latin American Studies: Dina Franceschi, Terry-Ann Jones
Russian and East European Studies: David McFadden
Visual Media Marketing: Suzanne Chamlin-Richer
Women's Studies: Sara Brill, Johanna Garvey
Writing Perspectives on the Environmental Sciences: David Downie, James Simon