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
Elections for the upcoming year’s committee members have recently been held. As such, we have not yet determined the best meeting times for upcoming meetings. These dates and times, once determined, will be posted.
2018-2019 Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Executive Committee
|Faculty/Divisional Representative||Term Expires||Phone|
|Art History, TBD||2021|
|Biomedical and Health Informatics, Dr. Jenifer Allsworthemail@example.com|
|Cell Biology and Biophysics/
Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Dr. Karen Bame
|Chemistry, Dr. Zhonghua Pengfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Computer Science, Dr. Yugyung Leeemail@example.com|
|Curriculum and Instruction, Dr. Candace Schleinfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Educational Leadership, Policy and Foundations, Dr. Shirley Marie McCartheremail@example.com|
|Electrical and Computer Engineering, Dr. Masud Chowdhuryfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|English, Dr. Joan Deanemail@example.com|
|Mathematics, Dr. Yong Zengfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Music Education, Dr. Joseph Parisiemail@example.com|
|Oral and Craniofacial Sciences, Dr. Mary Walkerfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Pharmaceutical Science, Dr. Kun Chengemail@example.com|
|Pharmacology, Dr. Hari Bhatfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Physics, Drs. Mark Brodwin and Paul Rulisemail@example.com/ firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Political Science, TBD||2021|
|Public Affairs and Administration, Dr. Arif Ahmedemail@example.com|
|Telecommunications and Computer Networking, Dr. Sejun Songfirstname.lastname@example.org|
• 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.