Contacts

David Brainard

Associate Dean for the Natural Sciences
RRL Professor of Psychology

116 College Hall
dhb@psych.upenn.edu

The Associate Dean for the Natural Sciences oversees the Departments of Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Science, Linguistics, Mathematics, Physics and Astronomy, and Psychology, as well as several research centers.
 

Jeffrey Kallberg

Associate Dean for Arts & Letters and William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Music
116 College Hall
kallberg@sas.upenn.edu

The Associate Dean for Arts and Letters oversees the School's academic programs in the humanities, including 13 departments: Classical Studies, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, English, German, History, History of Art, Music, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Romance Languages, Russian and East European Studies, and South Asia Studies.
 

Emily Hannum

Associate Dean for the Social Sciences
Professor of Sociology and Education
116 College Hall
hannumem@sas.upenn.edu

The Associate Dean for the Social Sciences oversees the Departments of Anthropology, Criminology, Economics, History and Sociology of Science, Political Science, and Sociology, as well as several research centers.

Janel Baselice

Faculty Affairs Manager
janelm@sas.upenn.edu
116 College Hall
• Non-standing Faculty appointments
• Postdoctoral Fellows
• Visiting Scholars
• Research Associates
• Advertisements for non-standing faculty positions
• Affirmative Action/EOC materials for non-standing faculty

Jody Chavez

Special Projects Coordinator
jchavez@sas.upenn.edu
306A College Hall
• Faculty diversity initiatives
• Faculty development, grants
• Faculty recognition: named chair designations, honors and awards
• Department Chair and Center Director appointments

Christine Eisler

Executive Director of Faculty Affairs
ceisler@sas.upenn.edu
317 College Hall
• General oversight for faculty affairs
• Tenure-level standing faculty dossiers (appointment and promotion)
• Standing faculty offer letters and retention letters
• Coordinate SAS Personnel Committee

Cathy Von Elm

Deputy Administrator for Faculty Affairs
cvonelm@sas.upenn.edu
306A College Hall
• Appointment and reappointment of assistant professors (dossiers only; offer and retention letters are managed through Christine Eisler)
• External consultant lists for standing faculty appointments and promotions
• Advertisements for standing faculty positions
• Affirmative Action/EOC materials for standing faculty
• Leaves
• Tenure extensions
• Retirements

For general questions regarding faculty affairs, please email faculty-affairs@sas.upenn.edu.