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School and College Administration

A.J. Palumbo School of Business Administration
John F. Donahue Graduate School of Business
 - 412.396.6238
Dean McFarlin, Ph.D. Dean
William E. Spangler, Ph.D. Associate Dean, Academics and Research
Karen Donovan, Ph.D. Associate Dean, Graduate and Executive Education Programs
Risa Kumazawa, Ph.D. Department Chair, Economics and Finance
Kathleen Hartzel, Ph.D. Department Chair, Accounting, Information Systems Management and Supply Chain Management
Ryan Luchs, Ph.D.

Department Chair, Management and Marketing


Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences - 412.396.4900
Philip Reeder, Ph.D. Dean
Phillip Palmer, Ph.D. Assistant Dean
Jean Stone Assistant to the Dean
Simonetta Frittelli, Ph.D. Chair, Department of Physics
Ellen Gawalt, Ph.D. Chair, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Joseph McCormick, Ph.D. Chair, Department of Biological Sciences
Amie Walters Business Manager
Fletcher Dunham Communications Manager
Philip Clarke Director of Student Services
John Stolz, Ph.D. Director, Center for Environmental Research and Education
Pamela Marshall, Ph.D. Director, Forensic Science and Law
Alan Seadler, Ph.D. Director, Center for Biotechnology

Gussin Spiritan Division - 412.396.6661
Judith R.Griggs, Ph.D., M.A., B.S. Director
Uhuru Hotep, Ed.D., M.A., B.A. Associate Director
Ameya Ranade, M.B.A. Assistant to the Director for Retention and Evaluation
Vicki Bush, M.S.Ed., B.S. Assistant Director for Counseling Services
April Wade, M.S.Ed., B.A. Assistant Director for Academic Services
Reggie Bridges, J.D., M.B.A., B.A. Academic Student Supervisor/ Ombudsman
Josephine Rizzo, M.S.Ed., B.A. Act 101 Advisor

Mary Pappert School of Music - 412.396.6080
Seth Beckman, D.A. Dean
Rosalie Sinagra Assistant to the Dean
Karen Kriss, B.S. Academic Advisor
Thomas Carsecka, M.M. Director of Music Enrollment & Community Programs
Mark Koch Management Associate; Area Coordinator, Jazz Guitar
Stephen Groves, M.M. Manager of Musical Events
David Egyud Production Coordinator
Thomas Haas, B.M. Operations Manager
Justin Stagg Audio/Visual Technician
David Barr Piano Technician
Colleen Woods, M.S. Ed. Business Manager
Jane Cubbison Office Manager
Barbara McCandless Administrative Assistant

McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts - 412.396.6388
James Swindal, Ph.D. Dean
John Kern, Ph.D. Associate Dean
Bill Klewien Director, College Communication & Undergraduate Recruitment
Julie Dougherty Hudak Business Manager
Fletcher Dunham Communications Manager
Linda L. Rendulic Assistant to the Dean
Janet M. Sculimbrene Assistant to the Dean

Rangos School of Health Sciences - 412.396.6652
Fevzi Akinci, Ph.D., MHA Dean  
Pamela Poletti,  B.S.P.S. Assistant to the Dean
Deborah L. Durica,  B.S.P.S. Director of Student and Alumni Services
Chris Hilf, M.A. Director of Enrollment Management
Nicole L. Kocon,  B.S.P.S. Director of Budget and Management
Yang Chen, Ph.D., M.S. Director, China Linkage Programs
Jason S. Scibek, Ph.D., ATC Chair, Department of Athletic Training
Hacer Özgen Narci, Ph.D, M.S. Chair, Department of Health Management Systems
Jamie Munoz, Ph.D., O.T.R./L,FAOTA Chair, Department of Occupational Therapy
Christopher R. Carcia, Ph.D., PT, SCS, OCS Chair, Department of Physical Therapy; Director, Ph.D. Program in Rehabilitation Sciences
Bridget Calhoun, Dr. P.H., PA-C Chair, Department of Physician Assistant
Mikael D.Z. Kimelman, Ph.D Chair, Department of Speech-Language Pathology

School of Education - 412.396.1360
Cindy Walker, Ph.D. Dean
Bernadette Lebakken Assistant to the Dean
Beth Graves Assistant to the Dean, for Budget
Nihat Polat, Ph.D. Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research
Melissa D. Boston, Ed.D. Associate Dean for Teacher Education
Gail Freynik Assistant to the Associate Deans
Jason Ritter, Ph.D. Chair, Department of Instruction and Leadership in Education
Morgan Chitiyo, Ph.D. Chair, Department of Counseling, Psychology, and Special Education
Launcelot I. Brown, Ph.D. Chair, Department of Foundations and Leadership
Cindy Laspina, B.A. Director, Office of Student Teaching

School of Law - 412.396.6300
The Hon. Maureen Lally-Green, J.D. Interim Dean
Maggie McGannon Executive Assistant to the Dean
Martha W. Jordan, J.D., LL.M. Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of Law
Frank Yining Liu, LL.B., M.C.J., M.L.S. Associate Dean for Legal Programs, Director of the Duquesne Center for Legal Information and Allegheny County Law Library, and Professor of Law
Wesley M. Oliver, J.D., LL.M., J.S.D. Associate Dean for Faculty Scholarship, Criminal Justice Program Director and Professor of Law
Ella Kwisnek, J.D. M.S.Ed. Assistant Dean of Students and Vice Dean of the Evening Division
Maureen Stokan Assistant Dean and Executive Director of Admissions
Virginia Zaccari Paralegal Institute Program Director
Maria D. Comas, J.D., M.S.Ed. Director of Career Services
Beth Bauer Coordinator of Student Organizations
Jeanine L. DeBor, J.D. Director of Law Alumni Relations and Development
Jennifer Rignani Director of Communications
David McGeehan, M. Ed. Director of Information Technology
Richard Gaffney Jr., M.B.A., J.D. Director of Bar Services and Assistant Professor of Clinical Legal Skills
Valerie J. Harper, M.Ed. Law School Registrar
Maryann Herman, J.D. Director of Academic Excellence and Assistant Professor of Clinical Legal Skills
Kirk W. Junker, J.D., Ph.D. Coordinator of International Programs
Jan M. Levine, J.D. Director of Legal Research and Writing and Professor of Law
Susan Manns Business Manager
Kate Norton, J.D. Director of Clinical Legal Education and Associate Clinical Professor

School of Nursing - 412.396.6550
Mary Ellen Smith Glasgow, Ph.D., RN, ANEF, FAAN Dean
Alison M. Colbert, Ph.D., PHCNS-BC Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Melissa Kalarchian, Ph.D. Associate Dean for Research
Rebecca Kronk, PhD, MSN, CRNP Chair, Undergraduate Programs
Denise Lucas, Ph.D., FNP-BC Chair, Advanced Practice Programs
Rick Zoucha, Ph.D., PMHCNS-BC, CTN-A, FAAN Chair, Advanced Role and Ph.D. Programs
Catherine DeLuca, Ed.D., M.B.A. Assistant Dean, Student Affairs
Cherith Simmer, M.S., RN Assistant Dean, Recruitment and Enrollment Management

School of Pharmacy - 412.396.6393
J. Douglas Bricker, Ph.D. Dean
Bruce H. Livengood, Pharm.D. Assistant Dean of Professional Programs
Janet K. Astle, B.S. Pharm, Ed.D. Assistant Dean for Student Services
Monica L. Skomo, Pharm.D. Assistant Dean for Assessment
Christine K. O'Neil, Pharm.D. Assistant Director of Curricular Development and Interprofessional Education
James K. Drennen, Ph.D. Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Research
Carl A. Anderson, Ph.D. Division Head, Division of Pharmaceutical, Administrative and Social Sciences
Pamela H. Koerner, Pharm.D. Division Head, Division of Clinical Pharmacy
Jason Stack, MBA Director of Recruitment