Interdisciplinary Graduate Program Heads

African American Studies

ronald stephens

     Ronald J. Stephens, Ph.D.
     Director, African American Studies
     Professor, School of Interdisciplinary Studies
     Phone: (765) 496-2151
     Email
: stephe87@purdue.edu

American Studies

ronald stephens

     Rayvon Fouche, Ph.D.
     Director, American Studies & Asian American Studies
     Associate Professor, American Studies
     Phone: (765) 496- 7161
     Email
: rfouche@purdue.edu

Comparative Literature

Charles Ross, Ph.D.

Charles Ross, Ph.D.
Director, Comparative Literature
Professor, Department of English
Phone: (765) 494-3749
Email
: cross@purdue.edu

Biomedical Sciences

Harm HogenEsch, D.V.M., Ph.D.

Harm HogenEsch, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Research & Graduate Programs, School of Veterinary Medicine,
Professor of Immunopathology, Department of Comparative Pathobiology, and
Head of Biomedical Sciences
Phone: 765-496-3487
Email: hogenesch@purdue.edu

Biomedical Sciences

Young L. Kim, Ph.D.

Young L. Kim, Ph.D.
Co-Chair of Biomedical Sciences
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Phone: 765-496-2445
Email: youngkim@purdue.edu

Biomedical Sciences

Russell Main, Ph.D.

Russell Main, Ph.D.
Co-Chair of Biomedical Sciences
Assistant Professor of Basic Medical Sciences and Biomedical Engineering
Phone: 765-494-0898
Email: rmain@purdue.edu

Computational Programs

Tony Hazbun Ph.D.

Tony R. Hazbun, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
Phone: (765) 494-3675
E-mail: lhazbun@purdue.edu

Ecological Sciences & Engineering

Linda Lee, Ph.D.

Linda Lee, Ph.D.
Ecological Science & Engineering Interdisciplinary Graduate Program, Program Head
Professor and Associate Head, Department of Agronomy
Phone: (765) 494-8612
E-mail: lslee@purdue.edu

Food Science

Brian Farkas

    Brian Farkas, Ph.D.
    Head & Professor of Food Science
    Phone: (765) 494-8256
    E-mail: bfarkas@purdue.edu

Gerontology

Kenneth Ferraro, Ph.D.

Kenneth Ferraro, Ph.D.
Director, Center on Aging and the Life Course
Distinguished Professor of Sociology
Phone: (765) 494-4707
Email: ferraro@purdue.edu

Information Security

Gene Spafford, Ph.D.

Gene Spafford, Ph.D.
Executive Director, The Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS)
Phone: (765) 494-7825
Email: spaf@cerias.purdue.edu

Information Security

Victor Raskin, Ph.D.

Victor Raskin, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor, English and Linguistics
Professor, Computer Science (courtesy)
CERIAS Fellow
Phone: (765) 494-3782
Email: vraskin@purdue.edu

Ingestive Behavior

Richard (Rick) D. Mattes, M.P.H., Ph.D., R.D.

Richard (Rick) D. Mattes, M.P.H., Ph.D., R.D.
Director, Ingestive Behavior Research Center
Distinguished Professor of Foods and Nutrition
Phone: (765) 494-0662
Email: mattes@purdue.edu

Life Sciences

Christine A. Hrycyna, Ph.D.

Christine A. Hrycyna, Ph.D.
Chair, Purdue University Interdisciplinary Life Science (PULSe)
Associate Professor, Biochemistry
Phone: (765) 494-7322
Email: hrycyna@purdue.edu

Linguistics

Felicia Roberts, Ph.D.

Felicia Roberts, Ph.D.
Linguistics Program Head
Associate Professor, Communication
Phone: (765) 494-3323
Email: froberts@purdue.edu


Linguistics

Elaine J. Francis, Ph.D.

Elaine Francis, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, English and Linguistics
Phone: (765) 494-5834
Email: ejfranci@purdue.edu

Nutrition

James Fleet

James Fleet, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Foods and Nutrition
Phone: (765) 494-0302
Email: fleet@purdue.edu

Philosophy and Literature

Venetria PAtton

Venetria K. Patton, Ph.D.
Head, School of Interdisciplinary Studies; 
ProfessorSchool of Interdisciplinary Studies and Provost Fellow for Diversity & Inclusion
Phone: (765) 494-6969 /(765) 494-3409
Email: vpatton@purdue.edu 

Women's Studies

TJ Boisseau, Ph.D.

TJ Boisseau, Ph.D.
Executive Director and Associate Professor of Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
Phone: (765) 494-6295
Email: jboisseauf@purdue.edu

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