Major Department and Program Contacts

Contact Listing

Do you want to know about a particular major? There are many helpful and qualified individuals available across campus who are eager to meet students' needs. We maintain a list of contact people who can be of assistance with your exploration of the majors offered at MU.

Academic Departments and Minor Programs

Department Person Tel.
African-American Studies Dr. Rita Smith Wade-El 872-3090
Applied Engineering, Safety & Technology Dr. Len Litowitz 872-3883
Art & Design Prof. Deborah Sigel 872-3301
Biology Dr. John Hoover 871-2268

Business Administration

Accounting/Finance/International Business

Dr. Doug Frazer


Chemistry Dr. Edward Rajaseelan 872-3784
Communication & Theatre Dr. Theresa Russell-Loretz 871-2276
Computer Science Dr. David H. Hutchens 872-3838
Early, Middle, and Exceptional Education Dr. Richard Kerper 871-2447
Earth Sciences Dr. Richard D. Clark 872-3930
Economics Dr. Kenneth Smith 872-3582
Educational Foundations Dr. Tiffany Wright 872-3381
English Dr. R. Jill Craven 872-3627
Entrepreneurship Minor Prof. Jeri Robinson/Prof. Nancy Mata 871-2194/871-5718
Environmental Studies Minors Dr. John Wallace 872-3418
Exploratory Program Dr. Michelle White 872-3257
Foreign Language Dr. Susanne Nimmrichter 872-3529
Geography Dr. Derek Shanahan 872-3564
Government & Political Affairs Dr. Richard A. Glenn 872-3550
History Dr. Ronald Frankum 872-3750
International Studies Dr. Robert Bookmiller 872-3837
Mathematics Dr. Delray Schultz 872-3531
Multi-Disciplinary Studies Dr. Dennis Downey 872-3571
Music Dr. Micheal Houlahan 871-2197
Nursing Dr. Kelly Kuhns 871-5276
Philosophy Dr. Charles Ward 871-2098
Physics Dr. Michael Nolan 872-3660
Psychology Dr. Frederick Foster-Clark 872-3933
Social Work Dr. Karen Rice 871-5297
Sociology & Anthropology Dr. Mary Glazier 872-3855
Wellness & Sports Science (Athletic Coaching) Dr. Daniel Keefer 871-2182
Women's Studies Dr. Nivedita Bagchi 871-2433