CHASS Executive Committee

CHASS Executive Committee

Be a Leader — Join the CHASS Executive Committee

 

How to Join

Faculty must be elected. To be considered, you must receive at least five nominations from eligible senate members. 

Who Can Join

The committee is made up of nine faculty members, two CHASS undergraduate students, two CHASS graduate students, the dean and the associate deans of CHASS.

Benefits 
  • Drive the development of curriculum and policy 
  • Review and approve new courses
  • Help select CHASS faculty award recipients
  • Advise on UC, UCR, and CHASS initiatives and regulations
  • Be an essential part of shared governance on campus
Time Commitment

For faculty, the term of office is two years, commencing July 1 after a regular election or immediately upon the ballot count of a special election. For CHASS students, the term of office is one year.

Current CHASS Executive Committee Members

Deans

  • Dean of College (ex officioMilagros Peña
  • Associate Dean of Student Academic Affairs (ex officioAlicia Arrizón
  • Associate Dean of Arts & Humanities (ex officioKiril Tomoff
  • Associate Dean of Social Sciences (ex officioSang-Hee Lee
Chair of the Faculty

Lucille Chia
History
Term: 2019-2020

Three members from:
  • Art History
  • English
  • History
  • Comparative Literature
  • Foreign Languages
  • Philosophy
  • Religious Studies
  • Hispanic Studies
  • Gender and Sexuality Studies

Member

Peter Graham
Philosophy 
Term: 2019-2021 

Member

Ana Bejzelj
Religious Studies
Term: 2018-2020

Member

Mark Allen Minch
English
Term: 2018-2020
Three members from:
  • Anthropology
  • Economics
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

Member

Hiroki Nishimura
Economics
Term: 2019-2021

Member

Joao Vargas 
Anthropology
Term: 2018-2020

Member

Bronwyn Leebaw 
Political Science
Term: 2018-2020
One member from:
  • Art 
  • Creative Writing
  • Dance
  • Music
  • Media and Cultural Studies
  • Theatre, Film, and Digital Production 

Member

Jodi Kim
Media and Cultural Studies
Term: 2018-2020
Two members from:
  • Interdisciplinary Programs
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Law and Society
  • Neuroscience 

Member

Paul Chang, Secretary-Parliamentarian
Asian Studies 
Term: 2018-2020

Member

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