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Deans & Chairs

Leadership and learning go hand-in-hand. Our Deans and Department Chairs lend their expertise and guidance to help the School of Science continuously improve.

Deans

Simon Rhodes, PhD, Dean

Simon J. Rhodes, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Science
Professor, Department of Biology

Doug Lees  

N. Douglas Lees, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Planning and Finance, School of Science
Professor, Department of Biology

Kathleen Marrs  

Kathleen Marrs, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, School of Science
Associate Professor, Department of Biology
Director, Interdisciplinary Studies Program
Director of UCASE, the Urban Center for the Advancement of STEM Education

 
 David Skalnik  

David G. Skalnik, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Research & Graduate Education, School of Science
Professor, Department of Biology

 Jeffrey X. Watt  

Jeffrey X. Watt, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Outreach, School of Science
Associate Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences

Chairs

 
Simon Atkinson

Simon J. Atkinson, Ph.D.

Professor & Chair, Department of Biology
Director, Biotechnology Program

Nigel Richards, Ph.D. IUPUI School of Science

Nigel Richards, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology

Shiaofen Fang

Shiaofen Fang, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Department of Computer & Information Science

Kevin Mandernack

Kevin Mandernack, Ph.D.

Professor & Chair, Department of Earth Sciences

Jyoti Sarkar, Mathematics, IUPUI

Jyoti Sarkar, Ph.D.

Professor and Interim Chair, Department of Mathematical Sciences

Andrew Gavrin

Andrew D. Gavrin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Physics
Director, Bridges to the Baccalaureate in Central Indiana

Peggy Stockdale, IUPUI School of Science

Peggy Stockdale, Ph.D

Professor and Chair, Department of Psychology