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The Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Executive Committee is the policy making body for Interdisciplinary Ph.D. studies at the campus level. The Committee is a representative body composed of the Coordinators of the disciplines participating in the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. program. 

Committee Meeting Times

Meetings are held approximately once per semester, and as necessary otherwise. These dates and times, once determined, will be posted.

Minutes from past meetings.

 

2018-19 Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Executive Committee

DisciplineCoordinatorPhone NumberEmailTerm Expires
Art HistoryDr. Rochelle Ziskin816-235-2991ZiskinR@umkc.eduMay 2021
Biomedical and Health InformaticsDr. Jenifer Allsworth816-235-1781AllsworthJ@umkc.eduMay 2021
Cell Biology and BiophysicsDr. Karen Bame816-235-2243BameK@umkc.eduMay 2021
ChemistryDr. Zhonghua Peng816-235-2288PengZ@umkc.eduMay 2021
Computer Networking and Communication SystemsDr. Sejun Song816-235-5661SongSej@umkc.eduMay 2021
Computer ScienceDr. Yugyung Lee816-235-5932LeeYu@umkc.eduMay 2021
Curriculum and InstructionDr. Candace Schlein816-235-5754SchleinC@umkc.eduMay 2021
EconomicsDr. Linwood Tauheed816-729-4326TauheedL@umkc.eduMay 2021
Educational Leadership, Policy and FoundationsDr. Shirley Marie McCarther816-235-2451McCartherS@umkc.eduMay 2021
Electrical and Computer EngineeringDr. Masud Chowdhury816-235-2432Masud@umkc.eduMay 2021
EngineeringDr. Ceki Halmen816-235-1286HalmenC@umkc.eduMay 2021
EnglishDr. Joan Dean816-235-2764DeanJ@umkc.eduMay 2021
Entrepreneurship and InnovationDr. Brian Anderson816-235-2316AndersonBri@umkc.eduMay 2021
GeosciencesDr. James Murowchick816-235-2979MurowchickJ@umkc.eduMay 2021
HistoryDrs. Lynda Payne and Matthew Osborn816-235-5704 and 816-235-5704PayneL@umkc.edu and OsbornMW@umkc.eduMay 2021
Humanities ConsortiumDr. Larson Powell816-235-1316PowellLar@umkc.eduMay 2021
MathematicsDr. Yong Zeng816-235-5850ZengY@umkc.eduMay 2021
Molecular Biology and BiochemistryDr. Karen Bame816-235-2243BameK@umkc.eduMay 2021
Music EducationDr. Joseph Parisi816-235-2919ParisiJo@umkc.eduMay 2021
Oral and Craniofacial SciencesDr. Mary Walker816-235-2825WalkerMP@umkc.eduMay 2021
Pharmaceutical SciencesDr. Kun Cheng 816-235-2425ChengKun@umkc.eduMay 2021
PharmacologyDr. Hari Bhat816-235-5903BhatH@umkc.eduMay 2021
PhysicsDrs. Paul Rulis and Mark Brodwin816-235-5945 and 816-235-2508RulisP@umkc.edu and BrodwinM@umkc.eduMay 2021
Political ScienceDr. Max Skidmore, , 816-235-2535SkidmoreM@umkc.eduMay 2021
Public Affairs and AdministrationDr. Arif Ahmed816-235-2319AhmedAr@umkc.eduMay 2021
Social Science ConsortiumDr. Doug Bowles816-235-1394BowlesDH@umkc.eduMay 2021

Committee Responsibilities

Committee Bylaws

• Monitors and reviews goals of the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. program and recommends major changes in goals, policies and procedures to the Doctoral Faculty for final approval.

• Monitors the quality of the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. program and its implementation by means of periodic reviews based on reports from existing bodies, councils, committees, and external reviewers.

• Recommends to the Graduate Council and Research Board, policies and criteria concerning internal funding of research, research-related travel, and all other matters.

• Reviews other policy matters as required.