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Department Chairs & Deans for Study Abroad

Please use this as a guide as you contact Department Chairs or other appropriate faculty members for course approvals. You will use the official Course Approval Form (included in the Center for Global Education's pre-departure packet) to obtain approvals/signatures prior to your semester or summer abroad.

Andre B. Lacy School of Business

  • Associate Dean, Dr. Bill Templeton, 317-940-940-9419, Lacy School of Business, room 455F
  • Advising for Study Abroad Programs in Germany only - Robert Bennett, 317-940-9502, Lacy School of Business, room 440

College of Communication

  • Associate Dean, Dr. Suzanne Reading, 317-940-9492 Fairbanks Building, room 218C
  • Entertainment Media and Journalism, Recording Industry Studies/Digital Media Production/Interactive Media/Sports Media, Journalism/Sports Media
    Fall 2019 ONLY (while Dr. Geertsema-Sligh is on sabbatical) - Christine Taylor, 317-940-5967, Fairbanks Building, room 102
    After Fall 2019 - Dr. Margaretha Geertsema-Sligh, 317-940-6047, Fairbanks Building, room 118
  • Communication and Media Studies, Human Communication & Organization Leadership, Critical Communication & Media Studies
    Fall 2019 ONLY (while Dr. Swensen is on sabbatical) - Dr. Ann Savage, 317-940-5974, Fairbanks Building, room 254
    After Fall 2019 - Dr. Kristin Swenson,  317-940-6466, Fairbanks Building, room 256
  • Communication Sciences & Disorders, Dr. Tonya Bergeson, 317-940-5975, Jordan Hall, room 246K
  • Strategic Communication, Mark Rademacher, 317-940-9823 Fairbanks Building, room 238

After all departmental approvals have been obtained, communication courses need to be approved by Dr. Reading.

College of Education

All education courses must first be approved by your academic advisor within COE. 

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • Biological Sciences, Dr. Phillip Villani, 317-940-8334, Gallahue Hall, room 285
  • Chemistry, Dr. Stacy O’Reilly, 317-940-9806, Gallahue Hall, room 300
  • Computer Science, Dr. Panos Linos, 317-940-9765, Fairbanks Building, room 154
  • English, Dr. Lee Garver, 317-940-9859, Jordan Hall, room 309
  • History and Anthropology - Print syllabus and/or course description and bring it, along with the Course Approval Form, to the Administrative Specialist Amy Arnold in Jordan Hall, room 349. The Chair will review the course(s) and complete the approval (generally, a few days). Amy will email you when your signed form is ready to be picked up.
  • Interdisciplinary Programs:
    • Gender Studies, Dr. Brooke Beloso, 317-940-8629, Jordan Hall, room 248F
    • International Studies, Dr. Fait Muedini, 317-940-6859, Jordan Hall, room 212D
    • Peace & Conflict Studies, Dr.  Robin Turner, 317-940-8559, Jordan Hall, room 347C
    • STES (Science, Technology, & Environmental Studies), Dr. Carmen Salsbury, 317-940-9879, Gallahue Hall, room 255
  • Mathematics & Actuarial Science, Dr. Chris Wilson, 317-940-8045, Jordan Hall, room 270A
  • Modern Languages, Literatures & Cultures (all languages) - Print syllabus and/or course description and bring it, along with the Course Approval Form, to the Administrative Specialist Angela Molloy in Jordan Hall, room 384. Make sure you have completed the PROPOSED COURSEWORK: Overseas Course Title/Number column for any language courses you need approved. The Chair will review the course(s) and complete the approval (generally, a few days). Angela will email you when your signed form is ready to be picked up. Any student anticipating language credit while abroad must get approval with the Chair before departure.
  • Philosophy, Religion, and Classics, Dr. Tiberiu Popa, 317-940-9052, Jordan Hall, room 202C
  • Physics and Astronomy, Dr. Gonzalo Ordonez, 317-940-8310, Gallahue Hall, room 239
  • Political Science, Dr.  Robin Turner, 317-940-8559, Jordan Hall, room 347C
  • Psychology, Dr. Joel Martin, 317-940-9971, Jordan Hall, room 288
  • Sociology & Criminology, Dr. Antonio Menendez, 317-940-9284, Jordan Hall, room 371B

College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

  • Associate Dean, Dr. Bonnie Brown, 317-940-8800, Pharmacy and Health Sciences Building, Room 107

All Pharmacy courses need to be approved by Dr. Brown.

Jordan College of the Arts

  • Associate Dean, Wendy Meaden, 317-940-9961, Lilly Hall, room 138
  • Art
    Fall 2019 ONLY - Gautam Rao, 317-940-5985, Jordan College Annex, room 113
    After Fall 2019 - Steve Nyktas, Chair, 317-940-3054, Jordan College Annex, room 111A
  • Dance, Larry Attaway, 317-940-9662, Lilly Hall, room 052
  • Music, David Murray, 317-940-9988, Lilly Hall, room 225
  • Theatre, Diane Timmerman, 317-940-9875 Lilly Hall, room 161

Core Approval for Study Abroad

  • AR—Contact the department teaching the class, such as MA, CS.
  • GHS—Contact the GHS Director, Dr. Sholeh Shahrokhi, 317-940-8335, Jordan Hall, room 349B
  • NW—Contact the department teaching the class, such as BI, PS.
  • PCA
    Contact department of English for PCA-EN courses
    For all other PCA courses, contact Associate Dean of JCA Wendy Meaden, 317-940-9961, Lilly Hall, room 138
  • PWB—Contact the College of Education, Dr. Mindy Welch, 317-940-9550, Hinkle Fieldhouse, room 1227
  • SW—Contact the department teaching the class, such as SO, JR, COB, PO, etc.
  • TI—Contact the department teaching the class, such as CL, EN, PL, RL, STS, etc.
  • ICR—Contact the department teaching the class, such as CL, EN, PL, RL, STS, etc.
  • SAC—Contact the department teaching the class, such as CL, EN, PL, RL, STS, etc.
  • WAC—Contact the department teaching the class, such as CL, EN, PL, RL, STS, etc.

Faculty Director of the Core Curriculum, Dr. James McGrath, 317-940-9364, Jordan Hall, room 206B. 

All Core courses will need approval from the Faculty Director of the Core Curriculum, in addition to the area director or department chair. 

 

Updated on 9/6/2019.