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Office of the Dean

The office of the dean is responsible for providing leadership and oversight for all undergraduate and graduate educational, curricular, and student affairs matters and is responsible for ensuring the quality of all students’ academic experience. The various units housed in the dean's office interact with the college’s department chairs, program directors, staff, students, and other entities across the university to advance undergraduate and graduate education and to ensure that departmental, collegial and university academic policies and procedures are followed.

William Stull
Professor of Economics

Mary L. Longs
Administrative Coordinator
1238 Anderson Hall
(215) 204-1247

Contact Mary to talk about college and university business for the dean, including scheduling meetings, correspondence, and adjunct appointments.

Djuna B. Witherspoon
Sr. Clerk/Receptionist
Front Desk, 12th floor Anderson Hall
(215) 204-7743

Contact Djuna with general inquiries about the College of Liberal Arts and to reserve space in 1221 and 1235 Anderson Hall.

Rebecca T. Alpert
Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Professor of Religion

1219 Anderson Hall
(215) 204-7712

Annette McMenamin Bakley
Senior Vice Dean for Undergraduate Affairs
1249 Anderson Hall
(215) 204-3625

Shawn Schurr
Vice Dean, Graduate Affairs
1216 Anderson Hall
(215) 204-3361

Christopher Marc Wolfgang
Senior Director, Academic Advising Center
1810 Liacouras Walk, 3rd floor
(215) 204-8662

Erin M. McHugh
Director of Enrollment Management
1214 Anderson Hall
(215) 204-2072

Patrick Gordon
Senior Advisor, Student Professional Development
1810 Liacouras Walk, 3rd floor
(215) 204-8692

Cori Haas
Coordinator, Graduate Affairs
1218 Anderson Hall
(215) 204-6916

Amanda (Mandy) Gibson
Assistant Director, Undergraduate Affairs
CLA Grievance Officer

1215 Anderson Hall
(215) 204-8504

Amy Defibaugh
Assistant Director, Academic Affairs
1217 Anderson Hall
(215) 204-5936​


The development office helps reconnect alumni with the college while helping to raise funds essential to continuing our mission of educating the next generation of leaders. Our office is here to help guide you through the giving process, whether you would like to send a check to support the annual fund or you are considering including Temple in your estate planning.

Development staff members enjoy planning and hosting the events that bring you back to campus and reconnect you with your classmates. Our office handles invitations and RSVPs for a variety of events on campus and throughout the city.

Anne Hagan
Executive Director of Major Gifts & Special Projects
1229 Anderson Hall
(215) 204-8745

External and Government Affairs

External and Government Affairs works to foster healthy relationships with elected officials in Philadelphia, Harrisburg, and Washington D.C. The office serves as the primary liaison between the university community and governments on all levels, connecting governments to the many services offered by the College of Liberal Arts and representing the university’s interests.

Joseph McLaughlin
Assistant Dean, External and Government Affairs
Director, Institute for Public Affairs
840 Anderson Hall
(215) 204-5059

Michelle Atherton
Associate Director, Institute for Public Affairs
840 Anderson Hall
(215) 204-9074

Faculty Affairs

The Office of Faculty Affairs assists departmental chairpersons, faculty, and staff with strategic academic planning, faculty recruitment and hiring, tenure and promotion processes, merit processes, sabbaticals, faculty awards, and other aspects of faculty development.

Our office is here to help you with all of these processes. We also run the annual faculty orientation programs within the College of Liberal Arts designed to welcome new faculty to the college.

Richard Deeg
Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Research
Professor of Political Science

1228 Anderson Hall
(215) 204-9556

Faye Richardson
Director of Faculty Affairs
1244 Anderson Hall
(215) 204-6242

Finance and Operations

The Office of Finance and Operations is responsible for the development and implementation of University fiscal policies, accounting procedures, internal control mechanisms and financial systems. We prepare all official external financial reports, and process all accounts payable transactions. We provide leadership and expertise as a university resource on financial information, business practices, and related regulatory issues.

The Office of Finance and Operations also oversees administration for the Office of Research.

Kevin M. Glass
Senior Vice Dean, Finance
1231 Anderson Hall
(215) 204-7743

Stephanie Tschanz
Assistant Director, Finance
1247 Anderson Hall
(215) 204-3744

Sharon Smith
Manager, Finance & Accounting
(215) 204-7577


African American Studies, History, Geography and Urban Studies

Anne Eckert
Manager, Administration
(215) 204-4928

Criminal Justice, Anthropology, Political Science, Global Studies and Sociology

Jessica Brennan
Manager, Administration
(215) 204-7577

Economics, Religion and Philosophy

Belinda Wilson
Manager, Administration
(215) 204-0472

English & First Year Writing Program, Liberal Arts and Women's Studies

Stephanie Morawski
Manager, Administration
(215) 204-8516

Intellectual Heritage

Emily Carlin
Manager, Administration
(215) 204-3177


Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Studies; Asian Studies; Confucius Institute; French, German, Italian, and Slavic; Greek and Roman Classics; Latin American Studies; Spanish and Portuguese

Michelle Pugliese
Manager, Administration
(215) 204-5628

Psychology and Neuroscience

Paula Kittrell
Manager, Administration
(215) 204-2644

Office of Marketing and Communications

The Office of Marketing and Communications is a full-service content, design, public relations and marketing agency that provides a suite of services to help stakeholders throughout the college reach their audiences and increase visibility.

Our experienced writers, designers and Web developers oversee all college news, promotion, marketing and email campaigns, as well as Web and print communications for students, faculty, staff and parents. We also serve as consultants to college leadership to help deliver publications on time and on-message.

Want to work with our team? Review this document to learn how we operate. We look forward to helping with your next project.

Joseph J. Master
Senior Director | Marketing and Communications
1239 Anderson Hall
(215) 316-1737

Camille Elliott
Coordinator | Marketing and Communications
837 Anderson Hall
(215) 204-6210

Zach Epstein
Assistant Director | Marketing and Communications
835 Anderson Hall
(215) 204-6243

Christopher Hill
Senior Web Developer | Marketing and Communications
832 Anderson Hall
(215) 360-1895

Zac McGroarty
Senior Designer | Marketing and Communications
832 Anderson Hall


The Office of Research in the College of Liberal Arts exists to promote and support high quality research and scholarship by faculty members and students. The Office serves to nurture a climate conducive to research by disseminating internal and external funding opportunities, assisting in proposal construction and submission, post-award administration, and training faculty and students in the implementation and administration of their grants. We highly encourage creative, entrepreneurial, and interdisciplinary efforts by faculty and students in the College of Liberal Arts.

Richard Deeg
Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Research
Professor of Political Science

1228 Anderson Hall
(215) 204-9556

Kimberly Fahey
Director of Research Administration
(215) 204-3367

Gina Barnes
Assistant Director of Pre-Award Services
1248 Anderson Hall
(215) 204-9148

Information Technology

The Office of Internet Technology provides a comprehensive array of technology and technology support for students, faculty and staff of the College of Liberal Arts.

Marc Getty
Director, Information Technology
Building Manager, Anderson & Gladfelter Halls

James Esposito
Technical Support Specialist
Office: Anderson Hall 21

Rodney T. Holloway
Evening Manager

Cyril Ireland
Manager, Classroom Support

Jack Knorr
Assistant Director, Psychology

Lido Paglia
Associate Director, Infrastructure & Support

Ben Peters
Senior Technical Support Specialist 

Crystal Schulz
Manager, Computer Labs

Jonathan Todd
Manager, Technical Support
Office: Anderson Hall 21

Affiliated staff:

Steven Leopold
Senior Technical Support Specialist

William Eagan
Senior Technical Support Specialist