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Academic Officers

Barbara Rasco, Dean, College of Agriculture
Associate Dean and Director, Academic and Student Programs
Glen Whipple, Associate Dean and Director, UW Extension
Bret Hess, Associate Dean and Director, Wyoming Agricultural Experiment Station
Benjamin Rashford, Head, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mike Day, Head, Animal Science
Bruce Cameron, Head, Family and Consumer Sciences
Gerard Andrews, Director, Microbiology Program
Peter Thorsness, Head, Molecular Biology
James Heitholt, Head, Plant Sciences
Scott Miller, Head, Ecosystem Science and Management
William Laegreid, Head, Veterinary Sciences and Director, Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory

Paula Lutz, College of Arts and Sciences
Greg Brown, Associate Dean
Daniel Dale, Interim Associate Dean
Teena Gabrielson, Associate Dean
Todd Surovell, Head, Anthropology
Ricki Klages, Head, Visual and Literary Art
David G. Williams, Head, Botany
David Anderson, Head, Chemistry
Cynthia Price Schultz, Chair, Communication and Journalism
Brad Watson, Director, Creative Writing Program
Adrienne Freng, Head, Criminal Justice and Sociology
Jacquelyn Bridgeman, Director, School of Culture, Gender, and Social Justice
Kelly Kinney,
Head, English
William Gribb, Head, Geography
Carrick Eggleston, Head, Geology and Geophysics
Jeffrey Means, Head, History and American Studies
Jonathan Prather, Director, Life Sciences Program
Jason Williford, Head, Mathematics and Statistics
Joy Landeira, Head, Modern and Classical Languages
J. Scott Turpen, Head, Music
Kristine Utterback, Head, Philosophy and Religious Studies
Jinke Tang, Head, Physics and Astronomy
Stephanie Anderson, Director, School of Politics, Public Affairs, and International Studies
Karen Bartsch Estes, Head, Psychology
Leigh Selting, Head, Theatre and Dance
Merav Ben-David, Head, Zoology and Physiology

David Sprott, Dean, College of Business
Kent Drummond,
Associate Dean
Charles Mason, Associate Dean
Steve Farkas, Assistant Dean
Steven Russell, Assistant Dean
Nicole Choi, Chair, Department of Accounting and Finance
Jason Shogren, Chair, Department of Economics
Mark Leach, Chair, Department of Management and Marketing
Amber Mercil, Director, M.S. Accounting and Finance Program
H. Jo Albers, Director, Economics Graduate Programs
Stephanie Oneto, Director, Marketing Ph.D. Program

D. Ray Reutzel, Dean, College of Education
Leslie Rush,
Associate Dean and Director, School of Teacher Education
Suzanne Young, Associate Dean and Director, School of Counseling, Leadership, Advocacy & Design
Margaret Hudson, Principal, UW Lab School
Leslie Rush and Suzanne Young, Co-Directors, Wyoming School/University Partnership

Michael V. Pishko, Dean, College of Engineering and Applied Science
Steven Barrett, Associate Dean
Paul Dellenback, Associate Dean
Bart Geerts, Head, Atmospheric Science
Vladimir Alvarado, Head, Chemical Engineering
Brian Toelle, Head, Petroleum Engineering
Anthony Denzer, Head, Civil and Architectural Engineering
James Caldwell, Head, Comuter Science
John McInroy, Head, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Carl Frick, Head, Mechanical Engineering

David Jones, Dean, College of Health Sciences
Sherrill J. Smith,
Dean, Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing
Kem Krueger, Dean, School of Pharmacy
Tonja Woods, Associate Dean
Associate Dean
Mark Guiberson, Director, Division of Communication Disorders
Derek Smith, Director, Division of Kinesiology and Health
Mary Burman, Director, Division of Social Work
Timothy Robinson, Director, Medical Education
Beth Robitalle, Director, UW Family Medicine Residency Program at Casper
Evan Norby, Director, UW Family Medicine Residency Program at Cheyenne
Sandy Root-Elledge, Executive Director, Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND)
Craig Vaske, Advisor, Dental Hygiene Program

Klint Alexander, Dean, College of Law
Sam Kalen,
Associate Dean

Other Academic Officers

Brent Pickett, Dean, UW-Casper

Ivan Gaetz, Dean, University Libraries

Melinda Harm Benson, Dean, Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources

Mark Northam, Director, School of Energy Resources
Samuel Shearer, Lt. Col., Head, U.S. Air Force ROTC
Thomas Haas, Lt. Col., Head, U.S. Army ROTC
Peter Parolin, Dean, Honors College
Mark Lyford, Executive Director, John P. Ellbogen Center for Teaching and Learning
Steven Carpenter, Director, Institute for Energy Research and Director, Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute
Paul Flesher, Director, American Heritage Center
Marianne Wardle, Director, Art Museum

For a complete list of all faculty and staff and their contact information, please see the UW Campus Directory or the UW Web site at

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