FAS Departments and Programs

In the list of units below, programs are labeled as such, and those marked with † are cross-divisional. Last updated July 12, 2022.

Department and program chair contact information is available here.

Until July 1, 2022, the School of Engineering & Applied Science (SEAS) was part of the FAS. Effective July 1, 2022, SEAS is a standalone school. Information on the six SEAS departments (Applied Physics, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science) is available on the SEAS website.

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African American Studies†

Phillip Atiba Goff

Chair

American Studies (Program)†

Michael Denning

Chair

Anthropology

Douglas Rogers

Chair

Astronomy

Priyamvada Natarajan

Chair

Chemistry

Kurt Zilm

Chair

Classics

Kirk Freudenburg

Chair

Comparative Literature

Martin Hägglund

Chair

Economics

Tony Smith

Chair

English

Jessica Brantley

Chair

Marc Robinson (2022-2023)

Acting Chair

Film and Media Studies (Program)

John Durham Peters

Chair

French

Pierre Saint-Amand

Chair

Howard Bloch (Fall 2022)

Acting Chair

History

Alan Mikhail

Chair

History of Art

Milette Gaifman

Chair

Humanities (Program)

Francesco Casetti

Chair

Italian Studies

Jane Tylus

Chair

Judaic Studies (Program)


David Sorkin (2022-23)

Acting Chair

Linguistics

Raffaella Zanuttini

Chair

Mathematics

Wilhelm Schlag

Chair

Music

Ian Quinn

Chair

Philosophy

Verity Harte

Chair

Physics

Karsten Heeger

Chair

Political Science

Gregory Huber

Chair

Psychology

Jutta Joormann

Chair

Religious Studies

Frank Griffel

Chair

Slavic Languages and Literatures

Edyta Bojanowska

Chair

Sociology

Philip Gorski

Chair

Spanish and Portuguese

Jesus Velasco

Chair

Statistics and Data Science

Joseph Chang

Chair