School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences

Faculty and Staff

Directory Information

For faculty profiles please select a name from the column at right or browse through specific areas of study below. The UW Bothell directory is also available.

IAS Faculty Leadership

Please contact the IAS Faculty Leadership if you have any questions, concerns or ideas about the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences:

Bruce Burgett, Dean, School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences
S. Charusheela, Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Scholarship
Rebecca Aanerud, Associate Dean for Curriculum Development and Innovation

Areas of Study

Please contact the faculty coordinator for more information on these degrees. To declare one of the undergraduate degrees, contact the CUSP Office.


American Studies

Berger & Padilla (Faculty Co-coordinators), Atkinson, BanksBurgett, Caplow, Danby, Goldberg, Goldstein, Griffey, Gustafson, Harewood, Kurashige, Murr, Pedersen, Redwood, Roberts, RowlandShimabukuroWalsh, Watts

Community Psychology

Silva (Faculty Coordinator), Carlisle, Collins, C., Hillyard, Jung, Lazzaro, LichtyStewartUdell

Culture, Literature, and the Arts

GoldbergHeuving, & Watts (Faculty Co-coordinators), Aanerud, Behler, Belanger, Borsuk, Burgett, Caplow, Carpenter, DeSmet, Dowling, Goldstein, Gregory, Hattwig, HurstKellejian, G. Kochhar-Lindgren, Kurian, MilutisNixonPadillaShimabukuro

Environmental Science

Turner (Faculty Coordinator), Cherrier, Crandell, Estes, Gold, Groom, Hillyard, Lopez, Price, Stokes

Environmental Studies

Groom (Faculty Coordinator), Atkinson, Crandell, Dolšak, Estes, Gardner, Gold, Jung, Lambert, Lopez, Rivera,StokesTurner

Global Studies

Kochis (Faculty Coordinator), Ashbaugh, Burgett, Charusheela, Crane, Dana, Danby, DeSmet, Deutschler, Gardner, Groom, Harewood, G. Kochhar-Lindgren, Krabill, Kurashige, KurianMurrLeissle, ShayneWood

Interdisciplinary Arts

Hiebert (Faculty Coordinator), Behler, Belanger, Bergman, Bodle, Borsuk, BurgettCaplow, Carpenter, DeSmet, Hattwig, HeuvingHurstLambert, Martin, MilutisNoah, Salinas, Sanchez, Stewart

Interdisciplinary Studies: Individualized Study

Watts (Faculty Coordinator)

Law, Economics and Public Policy

Walsh (Faculty Coordinator), Berger, Carlisle, Charusheela, Danby, Deutschler, Dolšak, Jacoby, Klotz, Nitta Stone, Streichler, Vaughan

Mathmatical Thinking and Visualization

Hillyard (Faculty Coordinator), DanbyGroomJungLopezPrice, Sanderson

Media and Communication Studies

Toft, (Faculty Coordinator), Allen, Behler, Berliner, Bodle, Brockhaus, Friedberg, Goldberg, Gregory, Gustafson, Harewood, Hiebert, HsuKochanskiKrabill, Kurian, Lam, Lerum, Martin, Milutis, Oppenheimer, Van Galen, Vaughan, Yum

Science, Technology and Society

Crane (Faculty Coordinator), Buck, Collins, S., Estes, HarkewiczHillyard, Kochanski, Price, Servetnick, Turner, Wade, White

Society, Ethics, and Human Behavior

Anderson (Faculty Coordinator), Aanerud, Ashbaugh, Charusheela, Collins, C., Crane, Dana, Danby, Ellenwood, Gustafson, Kellejian, Krabill, Lanza, LeissleLerum Lichty, Martin, NittaNixonShayne, Silva, Stewart, Stone, Toft, Udell


Creative Writing and Poetics

Heuving (Director),  Bergman, Borsuk, Brown, Dowling, HiebertHurstMilutis, Salinas

Cultural Studies

Krabill (Director), Aanerud, Anderson, Ashbaugh, Bartha, Belanger, Berger, Brockhaus, Berliner, Burgett, Charusheela, Crane, Dowling, Gardner, Harewood, Heuving, Kochis, Lanza, Lerum, Milutis, Murr, Padilla, Roberts, Rosenberg, Shayne, Shimabukuro, Stewart, Toft

Policy Studies

Jacoby (Director), Bellamy, Carlisle, Collins, C., Dana, Deutschler, Dolšak, GroomHill, Hillyard, Kochis, Nitta, Stokes, Turner, Walsh

IAS Staff

  • Miriam Bartha, Director of Graduate Programs
  • Stephanie Driessel, Graduate Staff Assistant
  • Rachel Foote, Assistant Director of Academic Services
  • Dominique Garcia, Graduate Staff Assistant
  • Bill Humphreys, Administrator
  • Jung Lee, Program Coordinator
  • Lindsey McBride, Lead Academic Advisor
  • Lisa Olason, Alumni & Community Relations Manager
  • Kate Osmond, Assistant Director of Graduate Programs
  • Andrew Shinn, Communications Manager
  • Erica Spencer, Academic Advisor
  • Carmen Staab, Budget Fiscal Analyst
  • Jessica Trenkamp, Academic Advisor

Read about the advising services available for current and prospective IAS students.

Contact the IAS Main Office.
Contact the IAS Graduate Office.