Humanities & Social Sciences Faculty

Department Chair

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

Phone: 775-831-1314 x7524


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Christopher Anderson International Programs and ELL Coordinator; Associate Professor


Phone: 775-831-1314 x7555

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Donna Axton Music Program Chair; Professor

Music, Clinical Psychology

Phone: 775-831-1314 x7586

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Shannon Beets Executive Vice President and Provost

Phone: 775-831-1314 x 7405

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Christina Frederick Psychology Program Chair; Professor


Phone: 775-831-1314 x7460

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Rosie Hackett Outdoor Adventure Leadership Program Chair; Associate Professor

Outdoor Leadership

Phone: 775-831-1314 x7499

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Robert King Honors Program Chair; Associate Professor

Philosophy, Literature, Political Economy

Phone: 775-831-1314 x7493

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June Saraceno English Program Chair, Professor


Phone: 775-831-1314 x7514Website:

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Daryl Teittinen Assistant Professor

Outdoor Technical Training

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

English, Outdoor Education

Phone: 775-831-1314 x7529