Deans and College Administrators

William Long

William J. Long

Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

  • Professor, Department of Political Science
  • Ph.D., Columbia University, 1986; J.D., Georgetown University, 1983

Jonathan Gayles

Jonathan Gayles

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Learning

  • Associate Professor, Department of African American Studies
  • Ph.D., University of South Florida, 2002

Yi Pan

Yi Pan

Interim Associate Dean and Interim Chair of Biology

  • Regents Professor, Department of Computer Science
  • Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1991

Don Reitzes

Donald Reitzes

Associate Dean for the Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • Professor, Department of Sociology
  • Ph.D., Indiana University, 1977

MaryAnn Romski

Mary Ann Romski

Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies

  • Regents Professor, Department of Communication, with joint appointments in Departments of Psychology and Educational Psychology and Special Education
  • Ph.D., University of Kansas, 1981


Binghe Wang

Associate Dean for the Natural and Computational Sciences

  • Regents Professor, Department of Chemistry; Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Drug Discovery; Georgia Cancer Coalition Distinguished Cancer Scientist
  • Ph.D., University of Kansas, 1991


Wade Weast

Associate Dean for the Fine Arts and Director of the School of Music

  • Professor, School of Music
  • Doctorate, Stony Brook University

Carol Winkler

Carol Winkler

Associate Dean for the Humanities

  • Professor, Department of Communication
  • Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1987

Hope Carter

Hope Carter

Senior Director of Development

  • B.A., University of Georgia


Amber Amari

Assistant Dean for Graduate Services

  • M.A., SUNY-Binghamton


Eric Friginal

International Programs Director

  • Ph.D., Northern Arizona University, 2008

John Medlock

John C. Medlock

Assistant Dean for Academic Services

  • M.A., Georgia State University, 1997


Fred Mote

Assistant Dean for Finance and Administration

  • M.B.A., Georgia State University