FAS Steering Committee


The Steering Committee of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences advises the Executive and Expanded Executive Committees on matters of policy in regards to the future of the FAS. 

The Steering Committee is chaired by the Dean of the FAS and includes the Deans of Yale College, the Graduate School, and the School of Engineering & Applied Science as well as other members who are invited by the Dean as voting or non-voting attendees.

Committee Membership

Tamar Szabó Gendler | Committee Chair; Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences; Vincent J. Scully Professor of Philosophy and Professor of Psychology and Cognitive Science

Jeffrey Brock | Dean of Science; Professor of Mathematics 

Robert Burger | Sr. Associate Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Marvin Chun | Dean of Yale College; Richard M. Colgate Professor of Psychology and Professor of Neuroscience

Lynn Cooley | Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences; C. N. H. Long Professor of Genetics and Professor of Cell Biology and of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Debra Fischer | Dean of Academic Affairs; Eugene Higgins Professor of Astronomy

Alan Gerber | Dean of Social Science; Charles C. and Dorathea S. Dilley Professor of Political Science and Professor in the Institute for Social and Policy Studies, of Economics and of Public Health (Health Policy)

Larry Gladney | Dean of Diversity and Faculty Development; Professor of Physics

Kathryn (Katie) Lofton | Acting FAS Dean of Humanities; Chair, Religious Studies; Professor of Religious Studies, of American Studies and of History and Divinity

John Mangan | Sr. Associate Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences; Dean of Faculty Affairs

Pamela Schirmeister | Sr. Associate Dean and Dean of Strategic Initiatives for The Graduate School; Dean of Undergraduate Education at Yale College

Anne Shutkin (non-voting member) | Chief of Staff, Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Vincent Wilczynski | Deputy Dean of the School of Engineering & Applied Science

Jason Zentz (non-voting member) | Assistant Dean of Academic and Faculty Affairs, Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Past Committee Membership

2018-19 FAS Steering Committee

2017-18 FAS Steering Committee

2016-17 FAS Steering Committee

2015-16 FAS Steering Committee