Departments and Programs Directory

Science and technology studies faculty

Departments and Programs Directory

Our departments are home to more than 55 majors and 60 minors. Programs with an asterisk(*) are interdisciplinary.

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A

African American & African Studies

2205 Hart Hall
530-752-1548

Mark Jerng, Chair
Phone: 530-752-1696

Carlos Garcia, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-0675

American Studies

2205 Hart Hall
530-752-1548

Julie Sze, Chair
Phone: 530-752-6429 

Carlos Garcia, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-0675

Anthropology

330 Young Hall
530-752-0745

Lynne Isbell, Chair
Phone: 530-754-9718

Briana Desmond, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-9036

Art and Art History

Art Building (Art Studio) and Everson Hall (Art History)
530-752-0105

Annabeth Rosen, Co-Chair (Art Studio)
Phone: 530-752-1794

Talinn Grigor, Co-Chair (Art History)
Phone: 530-754-2611

Karen Ostergard, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-0138

Asian American Studies

3102 Hart Hall
530-752-2069

Richard Kim, Chair
Phone: 530-752-2069

Carlos Garcia, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-0675

C

California Lighting Technology Center

Michael Siminovitch, Director
Phone: 530-747-3835

Konstantinos Papamichael, Co-Director
Phone: 530-747-3834

Karen Ostergard, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-0138

Center for Mind and Brain

George "Ron" Mangun, Director
Phone: 530-754-4421

Amanda Guyer, Associate Director
Phone: 530-297-4445

Heavenly Clegg, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-754-6215

Center for Poverty Research

Marianne Page, Director
Phone: 530-754-1529

Jacob Hibel, Deputy Director
Phone: 530-754-0792

Jessica Harold, Manager
Phone: 530-752-0401

Monica Fischer, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-1631

Chemistry

108 Chemistry Building
530-752-8900

Jared Shaw, Chair
Phone: 530-752-9979

Kate Tweddale, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-3988

Chicana/Chicano Studies

2102 Hart Hall
530-752-2421

Carlos Jackson, Chair
Phone: 530-752-4782

Carlos Garcia, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-0675

Cinema and Digital Media

105 Art Building
530-752-0105

Tim Lenoir, Chair
Phone: 530-754-2600

Karen Ostergard, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-0138

Classics

215 Sproul Hall
530-752-0835

Carey Seal, Director
Phone: 530-752-0835 

Mandy Bachman, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-0837

Cognitive Science

101 Young Hall
530-752-8877

David Corina, Director
Phone: 530-297-4421

Heavenly Clegg, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-754-6215

Communication

469 Kerr Hall
530-752-1221

Laramie Taylor, Chair
Phone: 530-754-0974

Jessie Murray, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-2183

Comparative Literature

213 Sproul Hall
530-752-1219

Cheri Ross, Chair
Phone: 530-752-1219

Mandy Bachman, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-0837

D

Davis Language Center

Robert Blake, Director
Phone: 530-219-8427 

Fuqiang Zhuo, Associate Director
Phone: 530-752-8791

Design

Cruess Hall
530-752-2004

Simon Sadler, Chair
Phone: 530-752-2004

Karen Ostergard, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-0138

Design Museum and Collection

Timothy McNeil, Director
Phone: 530-752-2589 

Karen Ostergard, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-0138

E

Earth and Planetary Sciences

2119 Earth and Physical Sciences Building
530-752-0350

Michael Oskin, Chair
Phone: 530-752-3993

Corinne Esser, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-3668

East Asian Languages and Cultures

209 Sproul Hall
530-752-4999

Michael Dylan Foster, Chair
Phone: 530-752-3192

Mandy Bachman, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-0837

East Asian Studies*

1277 Social Sciences & Humanities Building
530-752-9933

Xiaoling Shu, Director
Phone: 530-554-1860

Monica Fischer, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-1631

Economics

2216 Social Sciences and Humanities
530-752-9241

Deborah Swenson, Chair
Phone: 530-752-9241

Monica Fischer, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-1631

English

Voorhies Hall
530-752-2257

John Marx, Chair
Phone: 530-752-1696

Darla Tafoya, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-2269

F

French and Italian

Sproul Hall
530-752-1219

Julia Simon, Chair
Phone: 530-752-1219

Mandy Bachman, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-0837

G

Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies

1200 Hart Hall
530-752-1548

Kathryn Olmsted, Chair
Phone: 530-752-7764

Carlos Garcia, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-0675

German and Russian

209 Sproul Hall
530-752-1219

Jaimey Fischer, Acting Chair

Mandy Bachman, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-0837

C. N. Gorman Museum and Collection

Hulleah Tsinhnahjinnie, Director
Phone: 530-752-0568

Carlos Garcia, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-0675

H

 

Hemispheric Institute on the Americas*

1277 Social Sciences & Humanities Building
530-752-3046

Charles Walker, Director
Phone: 530-754-9453

Monica Fischer, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-1631

History

2216 Social Sciences and Humanities
530-752-9241

Sally McKee, Chair   
Phone: 530-754-1643

Monica Fischer, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-1631

Human Rights Studies*

213 Sproul Hall
530-752-1219

Keith David Watenbaugh, Director
Phone: 530-574-0815

Mandy Bachman, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-0837

UC Davis Humanities Institute

Jaimey Fisher, Director
Phone: 530-752-1615

Darla Tafoya, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-2269

Humanities Program*

211 Sproul Hall
530-752-8702

Jenny Kaminer, Director

Mandy Bachman, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-0837

 

J

Jewish Studies*

2216 Social Sciences & Humanities Building
530-754-7007

Eva Mroczek, Director

Monica Fischer, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-1631

 

L

Linguistics

469 Kerr Hall
530-752-9933

Raul Aranovich, Chair
Phone: 530-752-2291

Jessie Murray, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)    
Phone: 530-752-2183

 

M

Mathematics

1130 Mathematical Sciences Building

530-752-0827

Anne Schilling, Chair
Phone: 530-754-0497

Gladis Lopez, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-0829

Medieval and Early Modern Studies*

215 Sproul Hall
530-752-4541

Mairaj Syed, Director
Phone: 530-754-2822

Darla Tafoya, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-2269

Middle East/South Asia Studies

1272 Social Sciences & Humanities Building
530-754-4926

Sudipta Sen, Director
Phone: 530-908-0627

Briana Desmond, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-9036

Military Science*

127 A Hickey Gym
530-752-5211

Lt. Col. Alex Aquino, Chair
Phone: 530-752-3056

Monica Fischer, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-1631

Music

Music Building
530-752-5537

Laurie San Martin, Chair
Phone: 530-752-4492

Karen Ostergard, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-0138

N

 

Native American Language Center

Justin Spence, Director
Phone: 530-754-6492

Zoila Mendoza, Associate Director
Phone: 530-754-9283

Carlos Garcia, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-0675

Native American Studies

2407 Hart Hall
530-752-3237

Beth Rose Middleton, Chair
Phone: 530-754-4802

Carlos Garcia, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-0675

P

Philosophy

1240 Social Sciences & Humanities
530-752-0607

Cody Gilmore, Chair
Phone: 530-554-4924

Heavenly Clegg, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-754-6215

Physics

175 Physics Building
530-752-1500

Rena Zieve, Chair
Phone: 530-754-9836

Tracy Lade, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-5891

Political Science

469 Kerr Hall
530-752-0966

Erik Engstrom, Chair
Phone: 530-754-0956

Jessie Murray, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-2183

Psychology

141 Young Hall
530-752-1880

Susan Rivera, Chair
Phone: 530-752-9572

Heavenly Clegg, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-754-6215


R

Religious Studies

213 Sproul Hall
530-752-1219

Archana Venkatesan, Chair
Phone: 530-752-6295 

Mandy Bachman, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-0837

S

Science and Technology Studies

Social Sciences & Humanities Building
530-752-9621

Colin Milburn, Director
Phone: 530-752-1696

Heavenly Clegg, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-754-6215

Sociology

1283 Social Sciences & Humanities
530-752-0782

Ryken Grattet, Chair
Phone: 530-754-0772

Briana Desmond, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-9036

Spanish and Portuguese

215 Sproul Hall
530-752-0835

Ana Peluffo, Chair

Mandy Bachman, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-0837

Statistics

4118 Mathematical Sciences Building

530-752-2361

Alexander Aue, Chair
Phone: 530-554-1555

Pete Scully, Management Services Officer (MSO)
Phone: 530-692-5194

T

 

Taller Arte del Nuevo Amanecer (TANA)

Carlos Francisco Jackson, Director
Phone: 530-752-4782

Carlos Garcia, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-0675

Theatre and Dance

222 Wright Hall
530-752-0888

Larry Bogad, Chair
Phone: 530-754-2622

Karen Ostergard, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-0138

U

University Writing Program

109 Voorhies Hall
530-752-6283

Dana Ferris, Director
Phone: 530-752-0778

Darla Tafoya, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Phone: 530-752-2269