Faculty & Staff

Faculty Council Membership

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Academic Year 2016-2017

Faculty Council Executive Committee

Manickam Sugumaran, Chair of the Executive Committee 
Heike Schotten, Associate Chair and Secretary of Executive Committee
Sharon Lamb (May 2016 - May 2017)
Lakshmi Srinivas (May 2016 - May 2018)
Kiran Verma (May 2016 - May 2018)

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Faculty Council Members - College based

College of Liberal Arts:

Jane Adams
Department of Psychology
May 2014 – May 2017 

Claudia Esposito
Department of Modern Languages
May 2015 - May 2018

Andrea Leverentz
Department of Sociology
May 2015 - May 2018

Julie Nelson
Department of Economics
May 2016 - May 2019

Carrie Ann Quinn
Department of Performing Arts
May 2015 - May 2018

Benjamin Johnson sitting in for Emilio Sauri Department of English (Sabbatical Fall 2016*)
Department of History
May 2014 – May 2017

Heike Schotten
Department of Political Science
May 2016 – May 2019

Eve Sorum
Department of English
May 2016 - May 2019

Lakshmi Srinivas
Department of Sociology
May 2014 – May 2017

Roberta Wollons
Department of History
May 2015 - May 2018

Kevin Wozniak
Department of Sociology
May 2015 - May 2018

College of Science and Mathematics:

Dan Simovici
Department of Computer Science
May 2016 - May 2019

Manickam Sugumaran
Department of Biology
May 2015 – May 2018

Catalin Zara
Department of Mathematics
May 2016 - May 2019

Wei Zhang
Department of Chemistry
May 2015 – May 2018

College of Education and Human Development:

Jay Dee
Department of Leadership in Education
May 2016 – May 2019

Lusa Lo
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
May 2016 – May 2019

Sharon Lamb
Department of Counseling and School of Psychology
May 2016 - May 2019

College of Nursing and Health Sciences:

Linda Dumas
Department of Nursing
May 2015 - May 2018

Ana Lindsay
Department of Exercise and Health Sciences
May 2015 - May 2018

Sun Kim
Department of Nursing
May 2016 - May 2019

College of Management:

Jay Junghun Lee
Department of Accounting and Finance
May 2016 - May 2019

Kiran Verma
Department of Accounting and Finance
May 2016 - May 2019

Wei Zhang
Department of Management Science and Information Systems
May 2015 - May 2018

College of Public and Community Service:

Carroy “Cuf” Ferguson
Human Services Program
May 2016 – May 2019

Honors College

Steve Ackerman
Department of Biology
May 2016 – May 2019

McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies:

Michael Ahn
Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs
May 2015 - May 2018

College of Advancing and Professional Studies:

Manickam Sugumaran
Department of Biology
May 2015 – May 2018
Will serve as the representative for CAPS


School of Global Inclusion and Social Development:

Laura Bozeman
Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Vision Studies
May 2014 – May 2017

Others:

Lynne Tirrell - Parliamentarian**
Department of Philosophy, College of Liberal Arts

Robert Lublin - Rep. to the Board of Trustees*
Performing Arts, College of Liberal Arts
May 2016 – May 2019 

Marlene Kim - Rep. from Faculty/Staff Union**
Department of Economics, College of Liberal Arts

Michael Mahan - Rep. from the Professional Staff Union**

Gabriel Garza Sada - Rep. from the Graduate Student Assembly**

Julianne Dwyer - Rep. from the Undergraduate Student Government**

Ex officio members:

J. Keith Motley, Chancellor**
Winston Langley, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs**
Ellen O’Connor, Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance**

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*Faculty Representative to the UMass Board of Trustees is a voting member of the UMass Boston Faculty Council.
**Nonvoting member.

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