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L&S Departments, Programs, Centers & Institutes by Divisional Associate Dean

This document lists the departments, programs, centers and institutes assigned to each Divisional Associate Dean in the College of Letters & Science. For a list of L&S chairs, directors, and department administrators, please see the linked document below the table.

L&S Divisions

Arts & Humanities

Natural, Physical & Mathematical Sciences

Social Sciences


School of Computer, Data, and Information Sciences

Associate Dean: Grant Nelsestuen Associate Dean: Ruth Litovsky

Associate Dean: Greg Downey

Effective 7/14/24 Associate Dean will be Lori Lopez

Director: Tom Erickson 
Associate Director: Kristin Eschenfelder
Departments & Professional Schools
  • African Cultural Studies
  • Art History
  • Asian Languages and Cultures
  • Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies
  • English
  • French & Italian
  • Gender & Women's Studies
  • German, Nordic, & Slavic*
  • History
  • Jewish Studies, Mosse/Weinstein Center for
  • Mead Witter School of Music
  • Philosophy
  • Spanish & Portuguese
  • Creative Writing Program
  • Integrated Liberal Studies (ILS)
  • Interdisciplinary Theatre Studies
  • L&S Honors Program
  • Language Sciences Program
  • Material Culture Studies
  • Medieval Studies
  • Religious Studies
Centers & Institutes
  • Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE)
  • Early Modern Studies, Center for
  • Film & Theatre Research, Wisconsin Center for
  • Harvey Goldberg Center for the Study of Contemporary History
  • Humanities, Center for the
  • Humanities, Institute for Research in the
  • Language Institute
  • Learning Support Services
  • Max Kade Institute
  • Religion and Global Citizenry, Center for
  • Teaching and Research on Writing, Center for
  • Upper Midwestern Cultures, Center for the Study of
  • Visual Cultures, Center for
  • Writing Center
  • Astronomy
  • Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • Geoscience
  • Integrative Biology
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Biocore Curriculum
  • L&S Honors Program
Centers & Institutes
  • Chemistry Learning Center
  • Limnology, Center for
Departments & Professional Schools
  • African American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Communication Arts
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Journalism & Mass Communication, School of
  • La Follette School of Public Affairs
  • Planning & Landscape Architecture 
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Social Work, Sandra Rosenbaum School of
  • Sociology
  • American Indian and Indigenous Studies
  • Asian American Studies
  • Chican@ and Latin@ Studies
  • Digital Studies Certificate Program
  • Legal Studies
  • L&S Honors Program
Centers & Institutes
  • Demography and Ecology, Center for
  • Demography of Health and Aging, Center for
  • Healthy Minds, Center for
  • Holtz Center for Science & Technology Studies
  • Institute for Research on Poverty
  • University of Wisconsin Survey Center
  • Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership
  • Computer Sciences
  • The Information School (iSchool)
  • Statistics

Centers & Institutes

  • History of Print and Digital Culture, Center for the

* Folklore Studies is now in the department of German, Nordic, & Slavic.

Current L&S chairs, directors, and department administrators: L&S Directory

The International Division, through the Institute for Regional and International Studies, administers several L&S academic programs, housed in the following centers/programs:
  • African Studies
  • East Asian Studies, Center for
  • European Studies, Center for
  • European Union Center of Excellence
  • German & European Studies, Center for
  • Global Cultures
  • International Studies Program (undergraduate major)
  • Latin American, Caribbean & Iberian Studies
  • Middle East Studies Program (undergraduate certificate program)
  • Russia, Eastern Europe, & Central Asia, Center for (CREECA)
  • South Asia, Center for
  • Southeast Asian Studies, Center for
Contact: Lisa Tew, 420 South Hall, 608-263-7221 or

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