Humanities & Social Sciences Faculty

Department Chair

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Dan O’Bryan Assistant Provost, Department Chair, Humanities and Social Sciences, Professor

Phone: 775-831-1314 x7524

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Andy Rost Chairman, Dept of Science & Technology; Associate Professor

Phone: 775-831-1314 x7532


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Dan Aalbers Instructor


Phone: 775-831-1314 x7545

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Christopher Anderson Assistant Professor; International Programs and ELL Coordinator

Phone: 775-831-1314 x7555

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Donna Axton Professor, Music Program Chair

Phone: 775-831-1314 x7586

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Nicholas Babin Assistant Professor

Agroecology and Sustainable Development

Phone: 775-881-1314 x7423

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Samantha Bankston Associate Professor; Honors Program Director; Faculty Council Chair

Phone: 775-831-1314 x 7493

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Shannon Beets Executive Vice President and Provost

Phone: 775-831-1314 x 7405

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Courtney Berti Instructor

Sierra Nevada Review Editor

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Ann Marie Brown Assistant Professor

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Cathy Linh Che 2016 – 2017 Distinguished Visiting Professor, Writer in Residence

Phone: 775-831-1314 x7538

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Christina Frederick Associate Professor, Psychology Program Chair

Phone: 775-831-1314 x7460

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Rosie Hackett Outdoor Adventure Leadership Program Director; Associate Professor

Outdoor Adventure Leadership

Phone: 775-831-1314 x7499

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Robert King Associate Professor, Honors Program Director

Phone: 775-831-1314 x7493

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Chris Millis Distinguished Visiting Professor, Writer in Residence

Novelist, Screenwriter, Producer, Cartoonist

Phone: 775-831-1314 x7538

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June Saraceno English Program Chair, Professor


Phone: 775-831-1314 x7514Website:

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Jared Stanley Instructor

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Daryl Teittinen Instructor

Phone: (775) 831-1314 x7530

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Brian Turner MFA Program Chair

Poetry, Nonfiction


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Katie Zanto Interdisciplinary Studies Program Chair, Associate Professor

Phone: 775-831-1314 x7529