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Chairs and Directors

The Chairs and Directors serve as the academic leaders and representatives of their respective units. Their responsibilities include: advancing a culture of academic excellence and distinction in teaching, scholarship and service; providing leadership for curriculum development and implementation, and the assessment of student learning; promoting research initiatives and scholarly efforts; and providing visionary leadership for strategic initiatives that further the Department/School and College strategic plans. While all Chairs and Directors report directly to the dean, the College exercises collaborative leadership through the COSM Council.

Name Phone (912) Dept/School Email
Steve Vives, Ph.D. 478-5416 Biology
John DiCesare, Ph.D. 478-5681 Chemistry and Biochemistry
Jim Reichard, Ph.D. (Interim) 478-0667 Geology and Geography
Sharon Taylor, Ph.D. 478-5132 Mathematical Sciences
MAJ (P) Erik Kjonnerod 478-8487 Military Science
Clayton Heller, Ph.D. 478-5292 Physics
Daniel Gleason, Ph.D. 478-5957 James H. Oliver, Jr., Institute for Coastal Plain Science
Clark Alexander, Ph.D., Director 598-2329 Applied Coastal Research Laboratory
James Braselton, Director 478-1966 Pre-Health Professional Programs
Hua Wang, Ph.D., Director 478-0366 College Office of Undergraduate Research (COUR)


Last updated: 7/13/2017