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Search Committee Roster and Contact Information

Search Committee

Robert Shibley

Co-Chair of the Search Committee, Dean and Professor, School of Architecture and Planning

Diana Aga

Co-Chair of the Search Committee, Henry M. Woodburn Professor of Chemistry and Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences

Christopher Atkinson

President, Graduate Student Association and Doctoral Student Department of American Studies

Milton Ezrati, BA ’69

Partner, Senior Economist and Marketing Strategist, Lord, Abbett & Company, LLC

Jonathan Golove, PhD ‘98

 Associate Chair and Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Music, College of Arts and Sciences 

Graham Hammill

Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Dean of the Graduate School, Department of English, College of Arts and Sciences

Kathleen Heckman, BA ’92, MBA ‘95

Assistant Vice President for Operations, Division of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement

Andrea Markelz

Professor, Department of Physics, College of Arts and Sciences

Brenda Moore

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Arts and Sciences

Krishna Rajan

Professor and Chair, Materials Design and Innovation, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Kristin Tjaden

Professor, Department of Communicative Disorders, College of Arts and Sciences

Jason Young

Associate Professor, Department of History, College of Arts and Sciences

Ewa Ziarek, MA ‘88, PhD ‘89

Julian Park Professor, Department of Comparative Literature, College of Arts and Sciences 

Contact the Search Committee

The search committee for the position of dean of the College of Arts and Sciences welcomes input and questions from the campus and community at any time during the search process.

Please offer your feedback, thoughts or questions on the search here.

 

Search Consultant

The search committee is working with the assistance of Dr. Jett Pihakis, Executive Director of the education, diversity and not-for-profit practices at Russell Reynolds Associates. Dr. Pihakis has experience in recruiting leaders to UB at the cabinet, decanal and department chair levels. With his considerable knowledge of the university and its strengths, he serves as an effective advocate for us in the recruitment process.

 

Nominations and Applications

Individuals nominated and those who wish to apply should provide an electronic version of their curriculum vitae. All nominations and applications should be sent electronially via email (Microsoft Word or PDF attachments strongly preferred) to UB.CAS@RussellReynolds.com