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Westminster College of Arts and Sciences Programs and Faculty

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Matt Neves, Dean

The Westminster College of Arts and Sciences empowers you to explore different ways of understanding and changing the world around you through programs in which you’ll take charge of your education and define your career goals and how to meet them. Through experiential learning, community engagement, hands-on research, internships, and other educational opportunities, you will be prepared to be a life-long learner. Your program curriculum will challenge you to become a critical thinker, a better communicator, and an engaged citizen that draws from multiple fields—STEM disciplines, the humanities, the fine and performing arts—to make informed decisions and address complex problems.

Undergraduate Programs in Arts and Sciences

The Westminster College of Arts and Sciences offers academic programs in the fine and performing arts, the social and behavioral sciences, the physical and natural sciences, and mathematics and computer science. Students may also pursue interdisciplinary programs, such as environmental studies, gender studies, and justice studies.

See individual programs in Arts and Sciences to determine whether a B.A., B.S., or B.F.A. degree is conferred.


  • Ranjan Adiga, Associate Professor (Literature, Media, and Writing)
  • Jonathan Amburgey, Associate Professor (Psychology) 
  • Deyanira Ariza-Velasco, Associate Professor (Spanish) 
  • Kelly Asao, Assistant Professor (Psychology) 
  • David Baddley, Professor (Art)
  • Spencer Bagley, Associate Professor (Math)
  • Matt Baker, Associate Professor (Communications)
  • Kara Barnette, Associate Professor (Philosophy) 
  • Bonnie Baxter , Professor (Biology)
  • Frank Black, Associate Professor (Chemistry)
  • Bradford (Bill) Bynum, Associate Professor (Mathematics)
  • Eileen Chanza Torres, Associate Professor (Literature, Media, and Writing)
  • Christine Clay, Professor (Environmental Biology)
  • Erin Coleman Serrano, Associate Professor (Communication)
  • Russell Costa, Professor (Honors/Neuroscience)
  • Jocelyn Cuthbert, Assistant Professor (Biology)
  • Jonas D’Andrea, Professor (Mathematics)
  • Christopher Davids, Associate Professor (Psychology)
  • Brandon Derfler, Associate Professor (Music)
  • Georgiana Donavin, Professor (Literature, Media, and Writing)
  • Connie Etter, Assistant Professor (Honors/Justice Studies)
  • Gregory Gagne, Associate Professor (Computer Science)
  • Anne Gibson, Assistant Professor (Neuroscience)
  • Stephen Haslam, Assistant Professor (French)
  • Helen Hu, Professor (Computer Science)
  • Robyn Hyde, Professor (Chemistry)
  • Jessica Johnston, Associate Professor (Chemistry)
  • Julia Kamenetzky, Associate Professor (Physics)
  • David Kimberly, Associate Professor (Biology)
  • Matthew Kruback, Professor (Art)
  • Jared Larkin, Associate Professor (Theatre)
  • Christopher LeCluyse, Professor (Literature, Media, and Writing)
  • Kathryn Lenth, Associate Professor (Computer Science)
  • Jingsai Liang, Assistant Professor (Computer Science)
  • Julian Mendez, Associate Professor (Psychology)
  • Nicholas More, Professor (Philosophy)
  • Matt Neves, Associate Professor (Fine Arts)
  • Lance Newman, Professor (Literature, Media, and Writing)
  • Jeffrey Nichols, Professor (History)
  • Kristjane Nordmeyer, Professor (Sociology)
  • Brent Olson, Professor (Environmental Studies)
  • David Parrott, Assistant Professor (Biology)
  • Nicholas Pollock, Assistant Professor (Honors/Geology)
  • Michael Popich, Professor (Philosophy)
  • Spencer Potter, Associate Professor (Theatre)
  • Paul Presson, Associate Professor (Psychology)
  • Xiumei Pu, Associate Professor (Environmental Studies)
  • Christopher Puckett, Associate Professor (Music)
  • Sean Raleigh, Professor (Mathematics)
  • Mark Rubinfeld, Professor (Sociology)
  • Christine Seifert, Professor (Communication)
  • Stephanie Stroud, Associate Professor (Theatre)

  • Bianca Thompson, Assistant Professor (Mathematics)
  • Krista Todd, Associate Professor (Neuroscience)
  • Meghan Wall, Associate Professor (Dance)
  • Janine Wittwer, Professor (Mathematics)
  • Kimberly Zarkin, Professor (Communication)
  • Michael Zarkin, Professor (Political Science)

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