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Department Heads and Directors Council

The Department Heads and Directors Council of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette is a representative body, comprised of Department Heads and Directors of Departments and Schools, that focuses on University issues at the departmental level. It assists the provost of the University in formulating strategic issues and program development. It advises the Provost, with attention to the educational objectives of the University and matters that affect the common interests of faculty, staff, students, and other stakeholders.

Members

  1. Accounting, Department Head – Dr. Suzanne Ward, spw6813@louisiana.edu (337) 482-6218
  2. School of Architecture and Design, Director – Mr. Thomas Sammons, tcs3147@louisiana.edu (337) 482-6225
  3. School of Allied Health, Department Head – Anita Hazelwood, hazelwood@louisiana.edu
  4. Biology, Department Head – Dr. Paul Leberg, leberg@louisiana.edu (337) 482-6626
  5. Chemical Engineering, Department Head – Dr. Rafael Hernandez, rhernandez@louisiana.edu (337) 482-6062
  6. Chemistry, Department Head – Dr. Thomas Junk, junk@louisiana.edu (337) 482-6734
  7. Civil Engineering, Department Head – Dr. Kenneth McManis, damclub@louisiana.edu (337) 482-6847
  8. Communication Department Head – Dr. Lucian Dinu, lfd4776@louisiana.edu (337) 482-6103
  9. Communicative Disorders Department Head – Dr. Nancye Roussel, ncroussel@louisiana.edu (337) 482-6721
  10. School of Computing and Informatics,  Interim Director – Dr. Chee-Hung Chu, C00251332@lousiana.edu (337) 482-6309
  11. Counseling Education, Department Head – Dr. Irvin Esters, ige3589@louisiana.edu (337) 482-5261
  12. Criminal Justice, Department Head – Dr. David Khey, dnk1387@louisiana.edu (337) 482-6171
  13. Curriculum & Instruction, Department Head – Dr. Peter Sheppard, psheppard@louisiana.edu (337) 482-1514
  14. Economics & Finance, Insurance & Risk Management Department Head – Dr. Will Heath, wch2394@ucs.usl.edu (337) 482-5728
  15. Educational Foundations and Leadership, Department Head – Dr. Robert Slater, ros6279@louisiana.edu (337) 482-26680
  16. Electrical & Computer Engineering, Department Head – Dr. Magdy Bayoumi, C00254586@louisiana.edu
  17. English, Department Head – Dr. Dayana Stetco, dxs7118@louisiana.edu (337) 482-6906
  18. School of Geosciences, Director – Dr. Eric Ferre, C00424894@louisiana.edu
  19. History, Geography, and Philosophy, Department Head – Dr. Chad Parker, c00251340@louisiana.edu
  20. Industrial Technology, Department Head – Dr. Shelton Houston, slh4445@louisiana.edu (337) 482-5737
  21. School of Kinesiology, Director – Dr. David Bellar, dmb1527@louisiana.edu (337) 482-1299
  22. Management, Department Head – Dr. Mark Smith, C00255251@louisiana.edu (337) 482-6262
  23. Marketing & Hospitality Management, Acting Department Head – Dr. Suzanne Ward, spw6813@louisiana.edu (337) 482-6218
  24. Mathematics, Department Head – Dr. Bruce Wade, C00424602@louisiana.edu
  25. MBA Program, Director – Dr. Bob Viguerie, ulmbaa@yahoo.com (337) 482-6119
  26. Mechanical Engineering, Department Head – Dr. Alan Barhorst, C00424402@louisiana.edu
  27. Modern Languages, Department Head – Dr. Caroline Huey, chuey@louisiana.edu (337) 482-6811
  28. School of Music and Performing Arts, Director – Dr. Jonathan Kulp, kulp@louisiana.edu (337) 482-6016
  29. Nursing, Department Head – Dr. Helen Hurst, C00252781@louisiana.edu (337) 482-5635
  30. Petroleum Engineering, Department Head – Dr. Fathi Boukadi, fxb1275@louisiana.edu (337) 482-6555
  31. Physics, Department Head – Dr. Natalia Sidorovskaia, nas@louisiana.edu (337) 482-6691
  32. Political Science, Department Head – Dr. Rick Swanson, swanson@louisiana.edu (337) 482-6164
  33. Psychology, Department Head – Dr. Cheryl Lynch, clynch@louisiana.edu (337) 482-6597
  34. Sociology, Anthropology & Child and Family Studies, Department Head – Dr. DeAnn Kalich, dkg4512@louisiana.edu (337) 482 6045
  35. Visual Arts, Interim Department Head – Mr. John Hathorn, C00279589@louisiana.edu