Durand, Alain-Philippe
Dean, College of Humanities
(520) 621-9294
Modern Languages 345
Alain-Philippe Durand is Dean of the College of Humanities, Professor of French, Honors College Distinguished Fellow, and affiliated faculty in Africana Studies, Latin American Studies and LGBT Studies at the University of Arizona. His research interests include French and Brazilian literatures, French Cinema, Hip-Hop, and the promotion of the Humanities disciplines in the professions. He is the author and editor of four books: Black, Blanc, Beur. Rap Music and Hip-Hop Culture in the Francophone World; A Techno World. New Electronic Spaces in the French Novel of the 1980s and 1990s; Novels of the Contemporary Extreme, and Frédéric Beigbeder and his doubles. The French Government awarded Durand the Palmes Académiques. The French publication France-Amérique named him among its list of fifty French talents living in the United States.

Dean's Office

Jones, Kimberly A
Vice Dean, Academic Affairs-College of Humanities
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McAllister, Kenneth S
Associate Dean, Research / Program Innovation
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Cota, Zuleima
Executive Assistant
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Robbins, Erin Dau
Administrative Associate
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Business Team

Alexander, Toni L
Assistant Dean, Business-Finance
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Edmiston, Richard A
Director, Business and Finance
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Olson, Natalie Elaine
Administrative Associate
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Rodriguez Aceves, Wendolin Azareth
Accountant, Associate
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External Relations

Bernard, Helen Elizabeth
Director, External and Alumni Relations
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Hunt, Amanda Louise
Assistant Director, Marketing
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Doggett, Michelle L
Graphic Designer
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Finfrock, Jenna A
Coordinator, Alumni and Donor Affairs
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Hill, TJ
Events Coordinator
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Jones, Antonique
Administrative Associate
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Leyton, Katherine
Senior Editor, Digital Content
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Mehr, Nathan J
Manager, Digital Marketing
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Swedlund, Eric Lee
Senior Writer, College of Humanities
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Murphy, Michele B
Associate Director, Development-College of Humanities
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Hoffacker, William
Administrative Assistant

Computing Services

Rossmann, Bart J
Director, Instructional and Research Computing
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Bessick, Benjamin J
Information Technology Support Analyst, Senior
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Bourgeois, Yvonne R
Information Technology Support Analyst, Senior
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Kizhakke Pattah, Kavitha
Applications Systems Analyst/Developer, Senior
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Quintero, Patrick E
Information Technology Support Analyst, Senior
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Todd, Christopher Hunter
Information Technology Support Analyst, Senior
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Duran, Lynette A
Director - Academic Advising
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Webb, Jeremiah A
Senior Academic Advisor II
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Department Heads

Karen Seat, Religious Studies and Classics Director: School of International Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Praise Zenenga, Africana Studies

Albert Welter, East Asian Studies

Denis Michael Provencher, French and Italian

Barbara Kosta, German Studies

John Leafgren, Russian and Slavic Studies

Judd Ruggill, Public and Applied Humanities

Malcolm Compitello, Spanish and Portuguese

Center and Program Directors

Jiang Wu, Center for Buddhist Studies

Bryan Carter, Center for Digital Humanities

Beatrice Dupuy, Chantelle Warner, Center for Educational Resources in Culture, Languages, and Literacy

Nicholas M Ferdinandt, Center for English as a Second Language

Sonia Colina, National Center for Interpretation

Tyler Meier, Poetry Center

Jieun Ryu, Critical Languages Program

Malcolm Compitello, Humanities Seminar Program

Robert Cote, Writing Skills Improvement Program