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Richard Schroeder

Dean of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Schroeder Rick Geography 240x360 Vert IMG 9095Richard "Rick" Schroeder, Professor of Geography, is a trained geographer with specialties in political ecology, development studies and African studies. At Rutgers since 1993 and Chair from 2011-2015, his newest book, Africa After Apartheid: South Africa, Race, and Nation in Tanzania, was awarded the Association of American Geographers’ Meridian Book Award for Outstanding Scholarly Work in Geography, 2012. As Area Dean, he works with department chairs in the Social and Behavioral Sciences and the Executive Dean to assist with hiring and promotion of faculty, maintain oversight of undergraduate and graduate instruction within departments and programs, and work with faculty and chairs to promote professional and departmental development. He also participates in the strategic planning and decision-making process of the School of Arts and Sciences providing recommendations and assistance to the Executive Dean.

Kenneth Breslauer

Dean of Life Sciences, Vice President for Health Science Partnerships

ken breslauer largeKen Breslauer is the Linus C. Pauling Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology; his laboratory focuses on the development of new diagnostic and therapeutic protocols to address a broad range of biomedical challenges, including cancer and neurodegenerative disorders. As Dean of Life Sciences and Vice President for Health Science Partnerships, he works with leaders in the life sciences throughout the university, the medical school, the state, and the region to establish partnerships that position Rutgers at the cutting edge of clinically relevant biomedical research.  With departmental chairs and directors, he provides oversight for the recruitment, hiring, mentoring, promotion, and retention of faculty and staff critical to the tripartite university missions of research, education, and service. He also participates in the strategic planning and decision-making process of the School of Arts and Sciences providing recommendations and assistance to the Executive Dean.

JoAnne Williams

Vice Dean for Administration

JoAnne Williams 240x360 Img8376As Vice Dean of Administration, JoAnne Williams brings extensive expertise in financial planning and budget administration, information technology, human resources, and administrative services to the School of Arts and Sciences. She is responsible under the Executive Dean for fiscal planning and administrative services and oversees the work of the Office of Human Resources, the Office of Finance and Business Affairs, and the Office of Information Technology. In addition, JoAnne has responsibility for the School's facilities-related matters, including renovations and capital projects.

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