FAS Dean’s Office

The FAS Dean’s Office oversees faculty searches, recruitment, hiring, mentoring, promotions, retentions, and compensation for all ladder, instructional, and research faculty in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, as well as departmental staffing, budgeting, strategic planning, and policies and practices throughout the FAS.

As depicted in our organizational chart, some positions in the FAS Dean’s Offce are held by ladder faculty, some by career administrators holding advanced degrees, and others by dedicated administrative staff.

Additional details on our divisional governance structure are available here.

Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Tamar Szabó Gendler

Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences; Vincent J. Scully Professor of Philosophy; Professor of Psychology and Cognitive Science

Faculty Leadership


Kathryn Lofton

FAS Dean of Humanities; Lex Hixon Professor of Religious Studies, of American Studies, of History, and of Divinity

Social Science

Steven Wilkinson

Acting FAS Dean of Social Science; Nilekani Professor of India and South Asian Studies; Professor of Political Science and International Affairs; Professor in the Institution for Social and Policy Studies; and Henry R. Luce Director, MacMillan Center

Science; Engineering & Applied Science

Jeffrey Brock

Dean of the School of Engineering & Applied Science; FAS Dean of Science; Zhao and Ji Professor of Mathematics

Diversity and Faculty Development

Larry Gladney

Phyllis A. Wallace Dean of Diversity and Faculty Development in the FAS; Professor of Physics

Additional Faculty with Part-Time Leadership Responsibilites

Academic Affairs

Margaret Clark

Dean of Academic Affairs, John M. Musser Professor of Psychology, Head of Trumbull College

Peter Schiffer

Director for Strategic Projects, Frederick W. Beinecke Professor of Applied Physics and Professor of Physics


Ronald Breaker

Chair, Biological Science Advisory Committee; Sterling Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology; Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry


Pieter van Dokkum

Chair, Physical Science and Engineering Advisory Committee; Sol Goldman Family Professor of Astronomy; Professor of Physics

Faculty Affairs

Anne Shutkin

Chief of Staff

John Mangan

Senior Associate Dean; Dean of Faculty Affairs

Robert Burger

Senior Associate Dean

Vincent Wilczynski

Deputy Dean of the Yale School of Engineering & Applied Science

Sarah Miller

Assistant Dean for Science & Engineering

Jason Zentz

Assistant Dean of Academic and Faculty Affairs

Sarah Logan Gardocki

Assistant Director of Faculty Affairs

Alexandra Apolloni

Project Specialist for Communications and Faculty Development

Micah Cormier

Director, Special Media Projects

Neyza Sanchez

Senior Administrative Assistant

Lisa Turner

Senior Administrative Assistant

Taylor Mascari

Senior Administrative Assistant

Business Operations and Development

Cathy Vellucci

Senior Director of Business Operations

Mary Magri

Senior Director of Financial Operations

Jennifer Medina

Manager of Finance and Administration

Linda Relyea

Manager, Budgets and Financial Analysis

Dana Foster

Director of Development for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Administrative Professionals

Syndia Amazan

Senior Executive Assistant to the Dean of the FAS

Deirdre Eichner

Senior Executive Assistant to the Dean of SEAS

Karen Johnson

Senior Administrative Assistant