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List of Department Chairs

Listing of current department chairpersons by colleges.

College of Business Administration

DepartmentChairperson
AccountingDr. Lori Olsen
Office: Grawn 312
Phone: 989-774-3796
Email:  olsen1l@cmich.edu
Business Information SystemsDr. James Melton, Jr.
Office: Graw​n 305
Phone: 989-774-3554
Email: melto1jh@cmich.edu
EconomicsDr. Greg Falls
Office: Sloan 321
Phone: 989-774-3870
Email: falls1ga@cmich.edu
EntrepreneurshipMr. Spenser Robinson
Office: Grawn 164
​Phone: 989-774-3270​
​​Email:  robin6s@cmich.edu
Finance and LawDr. Abu Amin
Office: Sloan 332
Phone: 989-774-3362
Email: amin1a@cmich.edu
ManagementDr. Chia-Ching Chou 
Office: Smith 200
Phone: 989-774-3193
Email:  chou1c@cmich.edu
Marketing and Hospitality Services AdministrationDr. Richard Divine
Office: Smith 100
Phone: 989-774-3701
Email: divin1rl@cmich.edu

College of the Arts and Media

DepartmentChairperson
Art and DesignMr. Brian Elder
Office: Wightman 132
Phone: 989-774-3025
Email: elder1b@cmich.edu
School of Communication, Journalism, and Media
Dr. Heather Polinsky
Office: Moore 340
Phone: 989-774-3851
Email: polin1he@cmich.edu
School of MusicDr. Eric Tucker
Office: Music Building 162
Phone: 989-774-1945
Email: tucke1eh@cmich.edu
Theatre and DanceMs. Keeley Stanley Bohn
Office: Moore 133
Phone: 989-774-7712
Email: stanl1kl@cmich.edu

College of Education and Human Services

DepartmentChairperson
Counseling, Educational Leadership and Higher EducationDr. Sarah Marshall
Office: EHS 334
Phone: 989-774-2489
Email:  marsh4sm@cmich.edu
Fashion, Interior Design, and MerchandisingDr. Tanya Domina
Office: WI 205
Phone: 989-774-3218
Email: domin1t@cmich.edu
Human Development and Family Studies
Dr. Jeffrey Angera
Office: EHS 228
Phone: 989-774-3218
Email: anger1jj@cmich.edu
Recreation, Parks and Leisure Services AdministrationDr.Timothy Otteman
Office: Finch 214
Phone: 989-774-3858
Email: ottem1tw@cmich.edu
Teacher and Special EducationDr. Troy Hicks
Office: EHS 421
Phone: 989-774-3976
Email:  hicks1tw@cmich.edu

The Herbert H and Grace A Dow College of Health Professions

DepartmentChairperson
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Dr. Susan Naeve-Velguth
Office: HPB 2161
Phone: 989-774-1323
Email: velgu1sn@cmich.edu
Physical Education and SportDr. Ray Allen
Office: SAC 194A
Phone: 989-774-2026
Email: allen1hr@cmich.edu
Physical Therapy
Dr. Debbie Silkwood-Sherer
Office: HPB 1232
Phone: 989-774-1337
Email: silkw1d@cmich.edu
School of Health Sciences
Dr. Jeffery Betts
Office: HPB 2219
Phone: 989-774-6101
School of Rehabilitation and Medical SciencesDr. Blaine Long
Office: HPB 1222
Phone: 989-774-1323
E-mail: long4b@cmich.edu

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

DepartmentChairperson
English Language and Literature
Dr. Steven Bailey
Office: Anspach 215
Phone: 989-774-3171
Email:  baile1sk@cmich.edu
History and World Languages and LiteratureDr. Greg Smith
Office: Powers 106
Phone: 989-774-3374
Email: smith5ga@cmich.edu
Military Science
LTC Ryan Greening
Office: Finch 111
Phone: 989-774-3049
Email:  green7rj@cmich.edu
Philosophy, Anthropology, and ReligionDr. Catherine Willermet
Office: Anspach 288
Phone: 989-774-3444
Email: wille2cm@cmich.edu
​Psychology
Dr. Hajime Otani
Office: Sloan 138
Phone: 989-774-6468
Email: otani1h@cmich.edu
School of Politics, Society, Justice, and Public ServiceDr. Thomas Greitens
Office: Anspach 140
Phone: 989-774-3862
Email: greit1t@cmich.edu

College of Science and Engineering

DepartmentChairperson
​Biology
Dr. Steve Gorsich
Office: Biosciences 2100G
Phone: 989-774-3228
Email: gorsi1sw@cmich.edu
Chemistry and BiochemistryDr. Anton Jensen
Office: Dow 268
Phone: 989-774-39821
Email: jense1aw@cmich.edu
Computer Science
Dr. Patrick Kinnicutt
Office: Pearce 413
Phone: 989-774-3774
Email:  kinni1p@cmich.edu
Earth and Atmospheric SciencesDr. Lawrence Lemke
Office: Brooks 314
Phone: 989-774-2992
Email: lemke1ld@cmich.edu
Geography and Environmental Studies
Dr. Matthew Liesch
Office: Dow 296A
Phone: 989-774-3323
Email: liesc1me@cmich.edu
MathematicsDr. Ben Salisbury
Office: Pearce 214
Phone: 989-774-3597
Email:  salis1bt@cmich.edu
PhysicsDr. Veronica Barone
Phone: 989-774-3321
Email: baron1v@cmich.edu
School of Engineering and TechnologyDr. Goksel Demirer
Office: ET 100
Phone: 989-774-7663
Email: demir1g@cmich.edu
Statistics, Actuarial and Data Science
Dr. Felix Famoye
Office: Pearce 105
Phone: 989-774-7464
Email: famoy1kf@cmich.edu

College of Medicine

DepartmentChairperson
Chair of Foundational SciencesDr. Mariana Rosca
Office: CMED
Email: rosca1g@cmich.edu
Chair of Medical DisciplinesDr. Ghassan Hamadeh
Office: CMED
Email:  hamad1g@cmich.edu
Chair of PediatricsDr. Kathleen Meert
Office: CMED
Email: meert1kl@cmich.edu

Other chairs/directors

DepartmentChairperson
Counseling CenterMs. Melissa Hutchinson
Office: Foust 102
Phone: 989-774-3381
Email: hutch1m@cmich.edu
Honors ProgramDr. Patricia Williamson
Office: Powers 104
Phone: 989-774-3902
Email: willi1pa@cmich.edu
MSA Program
Mr. Al Zainea
Office: EHS 334
Phone: 989-774-6525
Email:  msa@cmich.edu
University LibrariesMs. Shu Guo
Office: Park Library 231
Phone: 989-774-1293
Email:  guo1s@cmich.edu