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James Mahoney, (847) 467-0917

Associate Chair

Susan Thistle, (847) 491-0917

Director of Graduate Studies

Wendy Griswold, (847) 491-2701

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Anthony Chen, (847) 467-0515

Student Liaisons

GSA Liaisons (University-wide)

Antonio Nanni
Erik Lovell

SAB Liaisons (University-wide)

SAB: Laura Goldring
Alternate: Helen Rucinski


Business Administrator

Julia Harris-Sacony, (847) 491-2698

Manages staff and maintains records, supervises budgets, assigns space and offices, compiles departmental information, and acts as the Operations/Building Manager.

Program Assistant III

Murielle Harris (847) 491-3244

Coordinates the department's weekly Colloquium Series and publicizes the event to the greater campus audience. Coordinates faculty searches and updates the web page.

Graduate Program Assistant

Ryan Sawicki, (847) 467-1328

Compiles and maintains the graduate student applications and the records of those admitted. Supervises graduate registration, processes inquiries and assists new cohorts.

Undergraduate Program Assistant

Linda Remaker, (847) 491-5415

Department receptionist, supervises undergraduate registration, process incoming/outgoing mail, and maintains class schedules and department form