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Laura Beth Nielsen, (847) 491-3718

Associate Chair

Christine Percheski, (847) 491-2697


Director of Graduate Studies

James Mahoney, (847) 491-2626

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Anthony Chen, (847) 467-0515

Student Liaisons

GSA Liaisons (University-wide)


SAB Liaisons (University-wide)



Business Administrator

Ryan Sawicki, (847) 467-1328

Manages staff and maintains records, supervises budgets, assigns space and offices, compiles departmental information, and acts as the Operations/Building Manager.

Program Assistant III

Murielle Harris (847) 491-3244

Coordinates the department's weekly Colloquium Series and publicizes the event to the greater campus audience. Coordinates faculty searches and updates the web page.

Undergraduate Program Assistant III

Princess Parker Rosado (847) 491-5415

Department receptionist, supervises undergraduate registration, processes incoming/outgoing mail, and maintains class schedules and department forms.

Graduate Program Assistant

TBA, (847) 491-2698

Compiles and maintains the graduate student applications and the records of those admitted. Supervises graduate registration, processes inquiries and assists new cohorts.


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