Interdisciplinary Studies

Meet Our Program Chairs

Yulia Dementieva

Chair, Department of Mathematics; Associate Professor of Mathematics; Chair of the Biostatistics Program
Ph.D. in Mathematics, Emory University; M.S. in Mathematics/Statistics, St. Petersburg State University, Russia


Josef Kurtz

Chair, Department of Biology; Associate Professor of Biology; Chair of the Biochemistry Program
Ph.D., Harvard Medical School; B.S. Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Sharon McKechnie

Associate Professor of Management; Chair of the Leadership Studies Program
Ph.D., M.Sc., Boston College; M.Sc., University of Manchester Institute of Technology; B.Sc., Napier University, Edinburgh


Adam Silver

Assistant Professor of Political Science; Coordinator of the American Studies Program
Ph.D., Boston University; M.A., B.A., State University of New York, Albany


Petros Vamvakas

Chair, Department of Political Science; Associate Professor of Political Science; Chair of the Latin American Studies, Middle East Studies and Peace Studies Programs
Ph.D., Boston University; M.A., Northeastern University; B.A., Suffolk University