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Agriculture and Natural Resources, College of

Contact: Heather Buchanan, 301.405.0117,

Architecture, Planning and Preservation, School of

Contact: Brent Hernandez, 301.405.6291,

Arts and Humanities, College of

American Studies & Women's Studies, Departments of

Contact: Dana Persaud (American Studies), 301.405.6636,

Contact: Robert Burgard (Women's Studies), 301.405.6880,

Contact: Gwen Warman (Women's Studies), 301.405.6827,

Art, Department of

Contact: Jennifer Flores, 301.405.7790,

Art History, Department of

Contact: Theresa Bernadette Morse, 301.405.1480,

Communication, Department of

Contact: Carlin Bokal, 301.405.6519,

Classics, Department of

Contact: Patricia Rhodes-Kelly, 301.405.2014,

English and Comparative Literature, Departments of

Contact: Karen Lewis, 301.405.3825,

Film Studies, Department of

Contact: Samar Ata, 301.405.1981,

History, Department of

Contact: Jodi Hall, 301.405.4268,

Jewish Studies, Department of

Contact: Debra Kirsch, 301.405.4975,

Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, School of

Contact: Brandie Shackelford, 301.405.6901,

Linguistics, Department of

Contact: Kimberly Kwok, 301.405.6901,

Music, School of

Contact: Heather Mundwiler, 301.405.5563,

Contact: Josh Thomspon, 301.405.5560,

Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies, School of

Contact: Bobby Hunter, 301-405-3180,

Philosophy, Department of

Contact: Louise Gilman, 301.405.5689,

Behavioral and Social Sciences, College of

Contact: Michelle Slone, 301.405.8746,

African American Studies, Department of

Contact: Marci Deloatch, 301.405.1167,

Anthropology, Department of

Contact: Erik Hanson, 301.405.1436,

Criminology and Criminal Justice, Department of

Contact: Diane Hou, 301.405.4729,

Economics, Department of

Contact: Shanna Edinger May, 301.405.7845,

Hearing and Speech Sciences, Department of

Contact: Sarah Sohns, 301.405.4619,

Geographical Sciences, Department of

Contact: Amanda Hall, 301.405.4073,

Contact: Erin Jacobs, 301.405.4050,

Government and Politics, Department of

Contact: Gracie Riley, 301.405.4142,

Joint Program in Survey Methodology

Contact: Jody Williams, 301.314.7955,

Psychology, Department of

Contact: Contact: Lori Kader, 301.405.5866,

Sociology, Department of

Contact: Nicole De Loatch, 301.405.6389,


Business, Robert H. Smith School of

Contact: Dakia Kelly-Adams, 301.405.0157,

Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences, College of

Contact: Stacia Woycheck, 301.405.3086,

Education, College of

Contact: Janis Cornell-DeMoss, 301.405.2364,

Engineering, A. James Clark School of

Contact: Sheron Williams, 301.405.3869,

Contact: Suzanne Ashour-Bailey, 301.405.9973,

Information Studies, College of

Contact: Jeff Waters, 301.405.4915,

Journalism, Philip Merrill College of

Contact: Serap Rada, 301.405.2513,

Public Health, School of

Contact: Erin Caporellie, 301.405.2357,

Public Policy, School of

Contact: Taryn Faulkner 301.314.2486,

Undergraduate Studies, Office of Individual Studies

Contact: Lori Praniewicz, 301.314.0023,

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