The Dean’s Office is located on the 3rd floor of Armitage Hall.  General questions about the academic programs of the College of Arts and Sciences, University College, and the Graduate School can be directed to (856) 225-6097 or artsci@camden.rutgers.edu.

 

 


Dean


 

Robert Atkins

Interim Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences–Camden
Phone: (856) 225-6097

The dean is the chief executive officer of FASC, working to develop and implement policies and goals while leading the units in devising strategies for effective teaching, high-quality research, and meaningful service to the state, region, and nation. 

 

 


Associate Deans


 

Michelle Meloy

Associate Dean for FASC Graduate School and Research
Phone: (856) 225-2724
Website: 
https://meloy.camden.rutgers.edu/

The duties of the associate dean for the Graduate School include managing all matters pertaining to the Graduate School; processing promotion/tenure packets; arranging matters pertaining to external review and reaccreditation of all FASC departments and programs; and developing special programs connected to The Graduate School, as well as overseeing relevant aspects of research centers and institutes.

Dr. Meloy earned her Ph.D. from the University of Delaware’s Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice. 

 

Dr. Jane SiegelJane Siegel

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education
Phone: (856) 225-6143
Website: https://janesiegel.camden.rutgers.edu/

The associate dean for undergraduate education administers the part-time lecturer budget; monitors course enrollment and makes sure that resources are used efficiently; maintains communication with department chairs on various issues; handles student complaints beyond the departmental level; as well as overseeing relevant aspects of research centers and institutes. The associate dean for undergraduate education also oversees undergraduate research, experiential learning, and new program development.

Dr. Siegel earned her Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.

 

Richard Epstein

Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
Phone: (856) 225-6117
Email: repstein@camden.rutgers.edu

The associate dean for faculty affairs is responsible for a wide range of matters pertaining to faculty including reappointment, promotion, and tenure, as well as faculty development. They also serve as a resource for the enhancement of faculty research and teaching.

Dr. Epstein earned his Ph.D. from California at San Diego.

 

 


Administrative Services


 

Andrea Ohrenich

Senior Administrative Assistant to the Dean for FASC
Phone: (856) 225-2969

The senior administrative assistant to the FASC dean. Maintains and coordinates the dean’s calendar; coordinates faculty and staff employment issues for FASC; provides support services for the dean and dean’s office. Serves as the primary support for appointment and tenure and promotion processes for FASC.

 


Assistant Deans


Maria BuckleyMaria Buckley

Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs
Phone: (856) 225-6515

Description coming soon.

 

 

Christian Kubik Cedeño, MFA

Assistant Dean, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Email: 
chris.kubik@rutgers.edu
Phone: 856-225-6149 or 856-225-2765

 

Danielle Lopez, MPA

Assistant Dean, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Email: 
danielle.lopez@rutgers.edu
Phone: 856-225-6149 or 856-225-6971

 

Julie Roncinske

Julie Roncinske

Assistant Dean
Phone: (856) 225-2953
Website: fas.camden.rutgers.edu/web-office/

The assistant dean III leads the FASC Office of Web, New Media, and Design, which provides leadership, coordination, and support to the FASC in online communication via websites and social media, graphic design in print and web, photography, videography, on-campus event advertising, and other online resources. Her main focus is on social media. In addition, the special programs and initiatives coordinator organizes special events such as the Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity (CURCA), FASC Honors Convocation, FASC New Faculty Orientation, FASC New Faculty Connections. She also coordinates undergraduate research grants; provides administrative support for the FASC Academic Integrity Policy; and maintains the FASC Sakai site.

 

Danyelle Thurman

Assistant Dean/Director for FASC Advising Office
Phone: (856) 225-6043 
Website: https://advising.camden.rutgers.edu/

The assistant dean/director of advising serves as part of the FASC dean’s cabinet in identifying programs, activities and initiatives that meet the school’s mission and broader university goals and objectives; creates strategic plans for policies, practices and initiatives that demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the student services field. The assistant dean/director of advising is responsible for overseeing the FASC advising staff to ensure effective and consistent performance of advisement and student services functions.  She is also responsible for planning and providing various services to all undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences. This includes developing, implementing, and evaluating academic advising policies, programs, and services, and coordinating support services that meet the school’s mission and diverse student needs and interests.

 


Business and Accounting Services


The business specialists for FASC are responsible for a broad range of business and administrative activities including fiscal management, budget development, accounting, financial reporting, and analyses. They also support financial planning and administration for multiple departments, programs, and initiatives and are responsible for developing financial models, preparing analyses and annual budgets, and monitoring operating funds to support financial operations and strategic planning efforts. Among other duties, the business specialists assist the business manager in achieving financial objectives and reporting goals. 

Nicole Gillespie

Nicole Gillespie

Business Specialist
Phone: (856) 225-6839

 

 

 

Deneen Phillips

Business Specialist
Phone: (856) 225-6486

 

Jessica Sanchez

Business Specialist
Phone: (856) 225-6913

 

 

 

 

 


Web & Graphic Design Services


 

Kate Blair

Kate Blair

Web Designer
Phone: (856) 225-6951
Website: fas.camden.rutgers.edu/web-office

The web designer is part of the FASC Office of Web, New Media, and Design, which provides leadership, coordination, and support to the FASC in online communication via websites and social media, graphic design in print and web, photography, videography, on-campus event advertising, and other online resources.  The web designer designs and updates the FASC website, including department and individual sites; trains faculty and staff to use tools such as WordPress; and assists with the coordination and development of FASC media and promotional efforts.