Chairs and Directors

Chairs and Directors

The following is a listing of all department chairs and school directors at Ohio State. The list is updated after every meeting of the Board of Trustees. Changes made in the interim may not be immediately reflected.

Please refer to the Council of Deans listing for leadership information for University Libraries and the Colleges of Dentistry, Law (Michael E. Moritz), Nursing, Optometry, Pharmacy, Public Affairs (John Glenn), Public Health and Social Work.

College of Arts and Sciences

Dean

David Horn

Division of Arts and Humanities

Dean

Dana Renga

African American and African Studies

Interim Chair

Adélékè Adéẹ̀kọ́

Art

Chair

Laura Lisbon

Arts Administration, Education, and Policy

Chair

Joni Acuff

Classics

Interim Chair

Mark Fullerton

Comparative Studies

Chair

Philip Armstrong

Dance

Chair

Charles Anderson

Design

Chair

Fabienne Münch

East Asian Languages and Literatures

Chair

Mark Bender

English

Chair

Susan Williams

French and Italian

Chair

Sarah-Grace Heller

Germanic Languages and Literatures

Chair

Robert Holub

History

Chair

Scott Levi

History of Art

Chair

Karl Whittington

Linguistics

Chair

Cynthia Clopper

Music, School of

Director

Michael Ibrahim

Near Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures

Chair

Morgan Liu

Philosophy

Chair

Richard Samuels

Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures

Chair

Angela Brintlinger

Spanish and Portuguese

Chair

John Grinstead

Theatre, Film and Media Arts

Chair

E.J. Westlake

Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Chair

Shannon Winnubst

Division of Natural and Mathematical Sciences

Dean

Susan Olesik

Astronomy

Chair

David Weinberg

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Chair

Claudia Turro

Earth Sciences, School of

Director

Steven Lower

Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology

Chair

Bryan Carstens

Mathematics

Chair

Jean-François Lafont

Microbiology

Chair

Kurt Fredrick

Molecular Genetics

Chair

Harald Vaessin

Physics

Chair

Michael Poirier

Statistics

Chair

Steven MacEachern

Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Dean

Ryan King

Anthropology

Chair

Scott McGraw

Communication, School of

Director

R. Kelly Garrett

Economics

Chair

James Peck

Geography

Interim Chair

Mathew Coleman

Political Science

Chair

Gregory Caldeira

Psychology

Chair

Duane Wegener

Sociology

Chair

Kristi Williams

Speech and Hearing Science

Chair

Robert A. Fox

Fisher College of Business

Dean

Anil Makhija

Accounting and Management Information Systems

Chair

Darren Roulstone

Finance

Chair

Bernadette M. Minton

Management and Human Resources

Chair

Robert Lount Jr.

Marketing and Logistics

Chair

Joseph Goodman

Operations and Business Analytics

Chair

James Hill

College of Education and Human Ecology

Dean

Donald Pope-Davis

Educational Studies

Chair

Lori Patton Davis

Human Sciences

Chair

Erik Porfeli

Teaching and Learning

Interim Chair

Antoinette Miranda

College of Engineering

Dean

Ayanna Howard

Architecture, Knowlton School of

Director

Dorothee Imbert

Biomedical Engineering

Chair

Samir Ghadiali

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Chair

Umit Ozkan

Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering

Chair

Allison MacKay

Computer Science and Engineering

Chair

Anish Arora

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Chair

Balasubramaniam Shanker

Engineering Education

Acting Chair

Lisa Abrams

Food, Agricultural and Biomedical Engineering

Chair

Scott Shearer

Integrated Systems Engineering

Chair

Farhang Pourboghrat

Materials Science and Engineering

Chair

Michael Mills

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Interim Chair

Robert Siston

College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences

Dean

Cathann Kress

Agricultural Communication, Education and Leadership

Chair

Shannon Washburn

Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics

Chair

Tim C. Haab

Agricultural Technical Institute

Director

Kristina Boone

Animal Sciences

Interim Chair

Pasha Lyvers-Peffer

Entomology

Chair

Jamie Strange

Environment and Natural Resources, School of

Interim Director

Eric Toman

Ohio State University Extension

Chair

Jacqueline Wilkins

Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Chair

Scott Shearer

Food Science and Technology

Interim Chair

Martha Belury

Horticulture and Crop Science

Chair

Douglas Karcher

Plant Pathology

Chair

Thomas Mitchell

College of Medicine

Dean

Carol R. Bradford, MD, MS, FACS

Anesthesiology

Chair

Richard D. Urman

Biological Chemistry and Pharmacology

Chair

Mark Parthun

Biomedical Education and Anatomy

Chair

Daniel Clinchot

Biomedical Informatics

Chair

Lang Li

Cancer Biology and Genetics

Chair

Philip Tsichlis

Dermatology

Chair

Mark Bechtel, MD

Emergency Medicine

Chair

Jeffrey Caterino

Family and Community Medicine

Interim Chair

Shalina Nair, MD

Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, School of

Interim Chair and Associate Dean

Amy Darragh

Internal Medicine

Chair

Rama Mallampalli

Microbial Infection and Immunity

Chair

Gene Oltz

Neurological Surgery

Chair

Russell Lonser

Neurology

Chair

Benjamin Segal

Neuroscience

Chair

Phillip Popovich

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Chair

Mark B. Landon

Ophthalmology and Visual Science

Chair

Sayoko E. Moroi

Orthopaedics

Chair

Andrew Glassman

Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Chair

James Rocco, MD

Pathology

Chair

Wendy Frankel

Pediatrics

Chair

Catherine Krawczeski, MD

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Interim Chair

Whitney Luke, MD

Physiology and Cell Biology

Chair

Isabelle Deschenes

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Chair

Amy Moore

Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

Chair

Luan Phan

Radiation Oncology

Chair

Arnab Chakravarti

Radiology

Chair

Pari Pandharipande, MD

Surgery

Chair

Timothy Pawlik

Urology

Chair

Cheryl Lee

College of Veterinary Medicine

Dean

Rustin Moore

Veterinary Biosciences

Chair

Prosper Boyaka

Veterinary Clinical Sciences

Chair

Angela Marolf

Veterinary Preventive Medicine

Chair

Thomas Wittum