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Winifred and Atherton Bean Professor of Sociology, Science, Technology, and Society
Dean Nagel oversees the faculty and academic programs of the College. She is responsible for faculty recruitment, review and promotion, as well as review of academic departments and programs. Dean Nagel also oversees the Gould Library and Information Technology Services (ITS). The Dean is co-chair of the Education and Curriculum Committee, and chairs the Budget, Faculty Personnel, Faculty Curricular Planning and Faculty Grants Committees. She is the chief academic officer of the College, and is a member of College Council.
Professor of History
Associate Dean Fisher oversees the offices of Off-Campus Studies, the Language Center, and the Registrar. His responsibilities include academic integrity cases, language exemptions, and student academic concerns. As a standing member of the College’s Education and Curriculum Committee (ECC) and Academic Standing Committee (ACS), he is deeply involved in academic policy, and in students’ academic progress. In addition, Dean Fisher is responsible for the College’s non-tenure-track faculty hiring.
Director of Undergraduate Research
Professor of Chemistry
Associate Dean Hofmeister oversees the offices of the Center for Community and Civic Engagement, the Science Education Resource Center, and the Arboretum. Her responsibilities include oversight of academic budgets and academic facilities; in particular, she is deeply involved in construction of the new Integrated Science Facility. She is a standing member of the Budget Committee, the Campus Facility and Planning Committee, and the New Technology Request Committee; she is the Institutional Representative for the college’s Institutional Review Board, the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, and the Institutional Biosafety Committee; she convenes the Classroom Committee; and she is co-chair of the Science Board.
Director of Advising
Frank B. Kellogg Professor of Political Science
Professor Montero works alongside the Dean of the College on all tenure-track hiring, including faculty diversity recruitment. As Director of Advising, he oversees the assignment of all advisers for first- and second-year students and directs numerous workshops and events that support academic advising. Professor Montero also handles student complaints and junior faculty mentoring and oversees the Pre-Health, Pathways, Student Departmental Advisers, and Student Fellowships programs. He is the office’s liaison to the Accessibility Awareness Committee, Posse, the LTC Advisory Committee, Information Security, the Voice, and works closely with the Career Center and the Dean of Students Office more broadly.
Lecturer in History
Director of Student Fellowships Marynel Ryan Van Zee advises Carleton students and recent alumni applying for most highly competitive external fellowships and manages all on-campus elements of the evaluation and endorsement processes for such fellowships. She is also responsible for Carleton-funded opportunities managed through the Office of Student Fellowships.