College Committees

Executive Committee

Mary Beth Walker  Dean
Sally Wallace Associate Dean for Research and Strategic Initiatives
Cynthia Searcy Assistant Dean for Academic Program Enhancement
Shiferaw Gurmu Interim Chair, Economics
Richard Wright Chair, Criminal Justice and Criminology
Greg Lewis Chair, Public Management and Policy
Brian Bride Director, School of Social Work

Management Committee

Mary Beth Walker Dean
Sally Wallace Associate Dean for Research and Strategic Initiatives
Cynthia Searcy Assistant Dean for Academic Program Enhancement
Shiferaw Gurmu Interim Chair, Economics
Richard Wright Chair, Criminal Justice and Criminology
Greg Lewis Chair, Public Management and Policy
Brian Bride Director, School of Social Work
Elizabeth Beck Director, Center for Collaborative Social Work
Jim Cox Director, Experimental Economics Center
Karen Minyard Director, Georgia Health Policy Center
Jorge Martinez Director, International Center for Public Policy
Carolyn Bourdeaux Director, Center for State and Local Finance

Promotion and Tenure Committee

Elizabeth Beck (Chair) School of Social Work
Brent Teasdale Criminal Justice and Criminology
Tim Sass Economics
Greg Streib Public Management and Policy
Lionel Scott School of Social Work

Faculty Affairs Committee

Fred Brooks (Chair) School of Social Work
Mark Rider (at large) Criminal Justice and Criminology
Barbara Warner Criminal Justice and Criminology
Michael Price Economics
Jim Martin Public Management and Policy

Academic Programs Committee

Cynthia Searcy (Chair) Dean’s Office/Public Management and Policy
Angela Overton Criminal Justice and Criminology
Rusty Tchernis Economics
Janelle Kerlin Public Management and Policy
Robin Marie Hartinger-Saunders School of Social Work

Committee on Faculty Appeals

Dean Dabney Criminal Justice and Criminology
Susan Laury Economics
Janelle Kerlin Public Management and Policy
Jan Ligon School of Social Work

Student Appeals Committee

Scott Jacques Criminal Justice and Criminology
Grace O Economics
Jim Martin Public Management and Policy
Terri Lewinson School of Social Work

Andrew Young School’s GSU Senators

Barbara Warner Criminal Justice and Criminology
Volkan Topalli Criminal Justice and Criminology
Robert Moore Economics
Shelby Frost Economics
Shif Gurmu Economics
Vjollca Sadiraj Economics
Joseph Hacker Public Management and Policy
Greg Streib Public Management and Policy
Terri Lewinson Social Work
Jill Littrell Social Work

Visiting Fellows Program Advisory Committee

Jim Cox (Chair) Experimental Economics Center
Dennis Young Public Management and Policy
Volkan Topalli Criminal Justice and Criminology
Mark Rider Economics
Elizabeth Beck School of Social Work
Angela Snyder Georgia Health Policy Center

College Diversity Committee

Kristi Seelman School of Social Work
Tramayne Willingham (student) School of Social Work
Cyntoria Johnson Criminal Justice and Criminology
Gayon McFarquhar-Johnson Office of the Dean
Jaiwan Harris Fiscal Research Center/Center for State and Local Finance

Distinguished Alumni Award Nomination Review Committee

Bruce Seaman Economics
Ted Poister Public Management and Policy
Sue Collins Criminal Justice and Criminology
Bernice Liddie-Hamilton Social Work