Master of Arts in Liberal Studies

Varner Hall, Room 512A
371 Varner Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4485
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(248) 370-2154

Executive Committee

Executive Committee

The members of the Executive Committee are appointed by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences to provide oversight and advice on administration of the program.  Each faculty member represents one of the four areas in which graduate students complete course work as part of the degree requirements.  Among the committee's responsibilities are reviewing applications to the MALS program and approving student petitions and final project proposals.  The names and areas of the current Executive Committee are as follows:

Photo of Joe ShivelyProgram Director: Joseph Shively (Interim)
Dean's Office representative: Joseph Shively 

Adolfo Campoy-Cubillo
Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Literature

John Carroll

Jon W. Carroll
Assistant Professor of Anthropology

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Alta Dantzler
Associate Professor of Music

Rebekah Farrugia
Associate Professor of Communication, Journalism and Public Relations
(248) 370-2065
Annette Gilson
Associate Professor of English
Fay HansenFay M. Hansen
Associate Professor of Biological Science
(248) 370-3574 
headshot of Li LiLi Li
Associate Professor of Mathematics and Statics
(248) 370-3447 
Photo of George MilneGeorge Milne
Associate Professor of History
(248) 370-3530 
headshot of Alexander Rusakov

Alexander Rusakov
Associate Professor of Physical Chemistry
(248) 370-2333