College of Liberal Arts

Faculty Committees

The Associate Dean for Academic Affairs works with the following committees:

Curriculum Design and Assessment (CDA)

Reviews policy and curricular changes as it relates to undergraduate curriculum design and innovation, student learning, assessment, and curriculum approval.

CDA Members

  • Thomas Garrison (Geography and the Environment)
  • Lauren Gutterman (American Studies)
  • Madeline Hsu (History)
  • Chris Kirk (Anthropology)
  • Hervé Picherit (French and Italian)
  • Sonia Roncador (Spanish and Portuguese)
  • David Yeager (Psychology

College of Liberal Arts International Study Advisory Committee (CLAISAC)

Advises the college on issues related to international policy and intitiatives, including reviewing the college’s study abroad programs.

CLAISAC Members

  • Michael Anderson (International Relations and Global Studies)
  • Douglas Biow (European Studies)
  • Carl Blyth (COERLL)
  • Kirsten Cather (East Asian Studies)
  • Linda Gerber (Center for Global Business)
  • Karen Grumberg (Middle Eastern Studies)
  • Mary Neuburger (Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies)
  • Adela Pineda (Latin American Studies)
  • Mary Rader (UT Libraries)
  • Sharmila Rudrappa (South Asia Institute)

Language Policy Advisory Committee (LPAC)

Advises the college on issues related to language policy and pedagogy.

LPAC Members

  • Vivian Flanzer (Spanish and Portuguese)
  • Thomas Garza (Texas Language Center)
  • Joann Gulizio (Classics)
  • Nicholas Henry (Germanic Studies)
  • Patricia Kyle (Liberal Arts ITS)
  • Jeannette Okur (Middle Eastern Studies)
  • Melissa Murphy (Spanish and Portuguese)
  • Heather Rice (Slavic and Eurasian Studies)
  • Beatriz Schleppe (French and Italian)
  • Wen-Hua Teng (Asian Studies)
  • Deborah White (Linguistics)
  • Michael Wynne (Linguistics)

Professional Faculty Advisory Committee (PFAC)

Advises the college on issues related to Professional Track (NTT) Faculty.

PFAC Members

  • Michael Anderson (International Relations and Global Studies)
  • Jacqueline Evans (Psychology)
  • Vivian Flanzer (Spanish and Portuguese)
  • Oliver Freiberger (Asian Studies)
  • Patricia Garcia (English)
  • Nancy Guilloteau (French and Italian)
  • Patricia Kyle (Liberal Arts ITS)
  • Laura Gutierrez (Mexican American and Latina/o Studies)
  • Stephanie Holmsten (International Relations and Global Studies)
  • Joan Neuberger (History)
  • Stephanie Osbakken (Health and Society)
  • Molly Polk (Sustainability Studies)
  • Vincent Vanderheijden (Germanic Studies)

Teaching Awards Committee

Advises the college on college-level and university-level teaching award nominations.

Teaching Awards Committee Members

  • Jacqueline Evans (Associate Professor of Instruction, Psychology)
  • Julie Hardwick (Distinguished Teaching Professor, History)
  • Eric Tang (Associate Professor, African and African Diaspora Studies)