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Deans, directors, and department chairs lead their respective academic units, including divisions, centers and institutes, departments, and the College. They represent their faculties to the president, provost, and other governing bodies and work with their faculty members to develop, propose, and implement program and policy initiatives.

Deans

Kenneth S. Polonsky

Dean, Biological Sciences Division
Kenneth S. Polonsky
(773) 702-3004

Douglas J. Skinner

Interim Dean, Booth School of Business
Douglas Skinner
(773) 702-7137

John W. Boyer

Dean, The College
John Boyer
(773) 702-8576

Richard A. Rosengarten

Dean, Divinity School
Richard A. Rosengarten
(773) 702-8277

Mark R. Nemec

Dean, Graham School, Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies
Mark R. Nemec
(773) 702-4950

Kerwin Charles

Interim Dean, Harris School of Public Policy
Kerwin Charles
(773) 834-8922

Anne Robertson

Interim Dean, Humanities Division
Anne Robertson
(773) 834-0882

Matthew Tirrell

Dean, The Institute for Molecular Engineering
Matthew Tirrell
(773) 834-2001

Thomas J. Miles

Dean, Law School
Thomas J. Miles
(773) 834-4163

Edward W. (Rocky) Kolb

Dean, Physical Sciences Division
Edward W. (Rocky) Kolb
(773) 702-7950

Neil Guterman

Dean, School of Social Service Administration
Neil Guterman
(773) 702-1420

David Nirenberg

Dean, Social Sciences Division
David Nirenberg
(773) 702-3423

Biological Sciences Division

Jeffrey L. Apfelbaum

Chair, Anesthesia & Critical Care
Jeffrey L. Apfelbaum
(773) 702-2545

Geoffrey Greene

Chair, The Ben May Department for Cancer Research
Geoffrey Greene
(773) 702-6964

Tobin R. Sosnick

Chair, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Tobin R. Sosnick
(773) 218-5950

Joy Bergelson

Chair, Ecology and Evolution
Joy Bergelson
(773) 702-3855

Bernard G. Ewigman

Chair, Family Medicine
Bernard G. Ewigman
(773) 834-9852

Carole Ober

Chair, Human Genetics
Carole Ober
(773) 834-0735

Everett E. Vokes

Chair, Medicine
Everett E. Vokes
(773) 702-9306

Olaf Schneewind

Chair, Microbiology
Olaf Schneewind
(773) 834-9060

Richard Fehon

Chair, Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology
Richard Fehon
(773) 702-5694

S. Murray Sherman

Chair, Neurobiology
S. Murray Sherman
(773) 834-2900

Thomas Kelly

Interim Chair, Neurology
Thomas Kelly
(773) 702-4439

Ernst Lengyel

Chair, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Ernst Lengyel
(773) 702-6118

Kathryn A. Colby

Chair, Ophthalmology and Visual Science

Robert Ho

Chair, Organismal Biology & Anatomy
Robert K. Ho
(773) 834-8423

Douglas R. Dirschl

Chair, Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation Medicine
Douglas R. Dirschl
(773) 834-1634

Daniel A. Arber

Chair, Pathology
Daniel Arber
(773) 702-0647

John Cunningham

Chair, Pediatrics
John Cunningham
(773) 702-2616

Eric Schwartz

Chair, Pharmacological and Physiological Sciences
Eric Schwartz
(773) 702-6382

Daniel Yohanna

Interim Chair, Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience
Daniel Yohanna
(773) 834-7008

Diane Sperling Lauderdale

Chair, Public Health Sciences
Diane S. Lauderdale
(773) 834-0913

Ralph R. Weichselbaum

Chair, Radiation and Cellular Oncology
Ralph R. Weichselbaum
(773) 702-0817

David Paushter

Chair, Radiology
David Paushter
(773) 702-5164

Jeffrey B. Matthews

Chair, Surgery
Jeffrey B. Matthews
(773) 702-0881

Division of the Humanities

Richard Neer

Interim Chair, Art History

Daniel Morgan

Chair, Cinema & Media Studies
Daniel Morgan
(773) 702-0264

Mark Payne

Chair, Classics
Mark Payne
(773) 702-2516

Françoise Meltzer

Chair, Comparative Literature
Françoise Meltzer
(773) 702-8177

Jacob Eyferth

Chair, East Asian Languages and Civilizations
Jacob Eyferth
(773) 702-5801

Frances Ferguson

Chair, English Language and Literature
Frances Ferguson
(773) 702-8536

Eric L. Santner

Chair, Germanic Studies
Eric Santner
(773) 702-8494

Lenore A. Grenoble

Chair, Linguistics
Lenore A. Grenoble
(773) 702-0927

Thomas Christensen

Interim Chair, Music
Thomas Christensen
(773) 834-4181

Franklin Lewis

Chair, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
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(773) 702-4504

Gabriel Richardson Lear

Chair, Philosophy
Gabriel Richardson Lear
(773) 702-5078

Daisy Delogu

Chair, Romance Languages and Literatures
Daisy Delogu
(773) 702-8481

Robert Bird

Chair, Slavic Languages and Literatures
Robert Bird
(773) 702-8523

Gary Tubb

Chair, South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Gary Tubb
(773) 702-8373

Jessica Stockholder

Chair, Visual Arts
Jessica Stockholder
(773) 753-4821

Division of the Physical Sciences

Angela V. Olinto

Chair, Astronomy and Astrophysics
Angela Olinto
(773) 702-8206

Viresh H. Rawal

Chair, Chemistry
Viresh H. Rawal
(773) 702-2194

Mike Franklin

Chair, Computer Science
Mike Franklin
(773) 702-6320

Andrew M. Davis

Chair, Geophysical Sciences
Andrew M. Davis
(773) 702-8164

Shmuel Weinberger

Chair, Mathematics
Shmuel Weinberger
(773) 702-7349

Young-Kee Kim

Chair, Physics
Young-Kee Kim
(773) 702-7006

Dan Nicolae

Chair, Statistics
Dan Nicolae
(773) 702-8333

Division of the Social Sciences

William T. S. Mazzarella

Chair, Anthropology
William T.S. Mazzarella
(773) 834-4873

Robert B. Pippin

Chair, The Committee on Social Thought
Robert B. Pippin
(773) 702-5453

Margaret Beale Spencer

Chair, Comparative Human Development
Margaret Beale Spencer
(773) 702-2496

John List

Chair, Economics
John List
(773) 702-9811

Emilio Kourí

Chair, History
Emilio Kourí
(773) 834-4769

Mark Hansen

Interim Chair, Political Science
John Mark Hansen
(773) 702-8065

Susan Levine

Chair, Psychology
Susan Levine
(773) 702-8844

Karin Knorr Cetina

Chair, Sociology
Karin Knorr Cetina
(773) 834-3312