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I Jonathan Kief

Dr. I Jonathan Kief

Associate Chair & Director of Graduate Studies

Bud Kauffman

Mr. Bud Kauffman

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Lori Harris

Ms. Lori Harris

Department Manager
New West 114

Contact Lori for HR or payroll issues including overloads, adjunct appointments, and TA hiring. Students, contact her for help with Tracker adjustments or Study Abroad credit approval.

Ash Barnes

Ms. Ash Barnes

Student Services Specialist
New West 123

Ash is the person to contact about crosslisted courses. Students, she can help you with solving class and schedule issues, discussing departmental opportunities, talking about study abroad, and connecting with campus resources. Prospective students or parents, contact Ash if you want to arrange a visit or learn more about the department. Ash also handles publicity, so contact her to inform us about something that’s happening, or if you’d like to join our events listserv.

Angelika Straus

Ms. Angelika Straus

Accounting Technician
New West 125

Angelika handles all financial services, including budgets, event and travel funding, payments and reimbursements. If you wish to transfer funds to DAMES, notify us of an award or funding commitment to one of our faculty, or collect on a funding commitment from DAMES, please contact her.

Trang Le

Ms. Trang Le

Administrative Support Associate
New West 113