Dean and senior leadership

Dean

Donald Young

Donald Young, Ph.D.

Job title: Interim dean
Telephone: (804) 828-8295
Location: 828 W. Franklin St., Room 105

As interim dean, Dr. Young plans to continue with implementation of the CHS strategic plan to bring distinction to the College through outstanding achievements and successes of its faculty and students.

Associate deans

Ed Acevedo

Edmund Acevedo, Ph.D.

Job title: Interim dean for finance and administration
Telephone: (804) 827-0948
Location: 500 Academic Centre, Room 111
Works for: Finance, Dean's Office

As interim dean of finance and administration, Dr. Acevedo acts as chief operating officer of the College of Humanities and Sciences.

Katherine Bassard

Katherine Bassard, Ph.D.

Job title: Interim senior associate dean for faculty affairs
Telephone: (804) 828-8488
Location: 828 W. Franklin St., Room 213
Works for: Faculty Affairs, Dean's Office

As interim senior associate dean for faculty affairs, Dr. Bassard oversees the recruitment, development and advancement of CHS faculty.

Joshua Langberg

Joshua Langberg, Ph.D.

Job title: Associate dean for research and interim associate dean for graduate studies
Telephone: (804) 827-0860
Location: 828 W. Franklin St., Room 218
Works for: Graduate Student Affairs, Sponsored Programs, Dean's Office

Dr. Langberg is responsible for fostering the development and growth of scholarship and ensuring graduate students have access to all the resources necessary for academic success.

James Mays

James Mays, Ph.D.

Job title: Associate dean for undergraduate academic affairs
Telephone: (804) 827-8211
Location: 827 W. Franklin St., Room 110
Works for: Undergraduate Academic Affairs, Dean's Office

As associate dean for undergraduate academic affairs, Dr. Mays has a particular interest in, and places high priority on student success and curricular development/reform within the College.

Assistant deans

Katherine Nash

Katherine Nash, Ph.D.

Job title: Assistant dean for undergraduate academic affairs
Telephone: (804) 827-8313
Works for: Undergraduate Academic Affairs, Dean's Office

Special assistants to the dean

McKenna Brown

McKenna Brown, Ph.D.

Job title: Special assistant for global initiatives
Telephone: (804) 828-8361
Location: 828 W. Franklin St., Room 209
Works for: Dean's Office
Sarah Golding

Sarah Golding, Ph.D.

Job title: Special assistant for experiential learning
Telephone: (804) 828-3598
Works for: Sponsored Programs, Dean's Office

Dean's fellows

Susan Bodnar-Deren

Susan Bodnar-Deren, Ph.D.

Job title: Dean's fellow
Telephone: (804) 827-0523
Location: 827 W. Franklin St., Room 210
Works for: Finance, Dean's Office
R. Lee Franco

Robert Lee Franco, Ph.D.

Job title: Dean's fellow
Telephone: (804) 827-9348
Location: 500 Academic Centre, Room 111
Works for: Finance, Dean's Office
Annette Loughran-Fjeldstad

Anette Loughran-Fjeldstad, Ph.D.

Job title: Dean's fellow
Telephone: (804) 828-1948
Location: 500 Academic Centre, Room 111
Works for: Graduate Student Affairs, Dean's Office
Christine Mowery

Christine Mowery, Ph.D.

Job title: Dean's fellow
Telephone: (804) 827-0549
Location: 827 W. Franklin St., Room 229
Works for: Undergraduate Academic Affairs, Dean's Office
Mayda Topoushian

Mayda Topoushian, Ph.D.

Job title: Dean's fellow
Telephone: (804) 827-1111
Location: 312 N. Shafer St., Room 202
Works for: Faculty Affairs, Dean's Office