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Academic Officers

Frank Galey, Dean, College of Agriculture
Donna Brown,
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
Roger Coupal, Head, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Warrie Means, Interim Head, Animal Science
Bruce Cameron, Head, Family and Consumer Sciences
Gerard Andrews, Director, Microbiology Program
Mark M. Stayton, Head, Molecular Biology
James Heitholt, Interim Head, Plant Sciences
John Tanaka, 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
Robert Schuhmann,
Associate Dean
Audrey Shalinsky,
Associate Dean
Tracey Patton, Director, African American Studies
Christopher Caskey Russell,
Director, American Indian Studies
Frieda Knobloch, Director, American Studies Program
James Ahern,
Head, Anthropology
Ricki Klages, Head, Head, Art
David G. Williams, Head, Botany
Keith Carron,
Head, Chemistry
Ken Smith, Chair, Communication and Journalism
Adrienne Freng,
Head, Criminal Justice
Earth System Science
Peter Parolin,
Head, Department of English
Cathy Connolly, Director, Gender and Women's Studies Program
Gerald R. Webster, Head, Geography
Paul Heller, Head, Geology and Geophysics
Michael Brose, Head, History
David Messenger, Director, Global and Area Studies Program
Cecilia Aragon, Director, Latina/o Studies Program
Mark Lyford,
Director, Life Sciences Program
Faarhad Jafari, Head, Mathematics
Joy Landeira, Head, Modern and Classical Languages
Theresa Bogard, Head, Music
Franz-Peter Griesmaier, Head, Philosophy
Daniel Dale, Head, Physics and Astronomy
Teena Gabrielson, Head, Political Science
Karen Bartsch Estes, Head, Psychology
Kristine Utterback, Head, Religious Studies
Donna Barnes, Head, Sociology
Ken Gerow, Head,  Statistics
Leigh Selting, Head, Theatre and Dance
Donal Skinner, Head, Zoology and Physiology

Sanjay Putrevu, Dean, College of Business
Owen Philips, Associate Dean
Phillip Vaca, Associate Dean
Penne Ainsworth, Chairman, Department of Accounting
Frederic Sterbenz, Chairman, Department of Economics and Finance
Roland Kidwell, Chairman, Department of Management and Marketing
Steve Farkas, Director, M.B.A. Program
Amber Mercil, Director, M.S. Accounting Program
Klaast van't Veld, Director, Economics and Finance Graduate Programs
Kelly Tian, Director, Marketing Ph.D. Program

D. Ray Reutzel, Dean, College of Education
Leslie Rush,
Associate Dean
Suzanne Young, Associate Dean
John Kambutu, Head, Department of Educational Studies
Peter Moran, Head, Department of Elementary/Early Childhood Education
Kate Welsh, Head, Department of Secondary Education
Mary Alice Bruce, Head, Department of Professional Studies
Audrey M. Kleinsasser, Director, Wyoming School-University Partnership
Jacqueline Leonard, Interim Director, Science and Mathematics Teaching Center
Margaret Hudson, Director, UW Lab School

Michael V. Pishko, Dean, College of Engineering and Applied Science
Steven Barrett, Associate Dean
Bart Geerts, Associate Dean
Thomas Parish, Head, Atmospheric Science
Hertanto Adidharma, Head, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
Anthony Denzer, Interim Head, Civil and Architectural Engineering
James Caldwell, Head, Comuter Science
John McInroy, Head, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Paul A. Dellenback, Head, Mechanical Engineering

Joseph Steiner, Dean, College of Health Sciences
Mary Burman,
Dean, Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing
Linda Martin, Dean, School of Pharmacy
Mary Hardin-Jones, Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
Jun Ren, Associate Dean, Research
Rex Gantenbein, Director, Center for Rural Health Research and Education
Teresa Ukrainetz, Director, Division of Communication Disorders
Derek Smith, Director, Division of Kinesiology and Health
Donna Bliss, Director, Division of Social Work
Vacant, Director, Medical Education
Beth Robitaille, Director, UW Family Medicine Residency Program at Casper
Ronald Malm, Director, UW Family Medicine Residency Program at Cheyenne
Sandy Root-Elledge, Interim Executive Director, Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND)
Tim Robinson, Director, WWAMI Medical Education Program

Klint Alexander, Dean, College of Law
James Delaney, Associate Dean

Other Academic Officers

Susan Frye, Dean, Outreach School
Scott Seville, Interim Director, UW-Casper and Associate Dean, Outreach School
W. Reed Scull, Associate Dean/Division Head, Outreach Credit Programs
Anne Alexander, Associate Dean and Director, International Programs

Academic Coordinators

Outreach School
Richard Ward,
Linda Day, Torrington
Amy McClure, Riverton, Jackson
Beverly Bell, Powell, Cody
Dawn Kiesel, Gillette, Sheridan
Troy Archuleta, Rock Springs, Rawlins

Maggie Farrell, Dean, University Libraries
Lori Phillips,
Associate Dean, University Libraries
"Indy" Burke, Director, William D. Ruckelshaus Institute and the Helga Otto Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources
Mark Northam, Director, School of Energy Resources
Tay Johannes, Lt. Col., Head, U.S. Air Force ROTC
Mitch Day, Lt. Col., Head, U.S. Army ROTC
Susan Aronstein, Director, Honors Program
Cathy Corbett, Interim Co-Director, John P. Ellbogen Center for Teaching and Learning
Meg Van Baalen-Wood, Interim Co-Directory, John P. Ellbogen Center for Teaching and Learning
Rob Hurless, Director, Institute for Energy Research and Director, Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute
Mark Greene, Director, American Heritage Center
Susan Moldenhauer, 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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