Policy and Programs Committee

Bylaw Committee of the Faculty of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

MEMBERSHIP: 2020-2021

Name and Link to
Directory Listing

Rank, Department

Term

Cook, Robert*

Dean, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

 

Adler, James

Associate Professor, Mathematics

2017-2021

Barahal, Susan

Lecturer, Education

2015-2021

Beaulieu, Marie-Claire

Associate Professor, Classical Studies

2017-2021

Boghosian, Bruce

Professor, Mathematics (Data Analytics)

2020-2021

Foster, Elizabeth

Associate Professor, History

2020-2021

Goldman, Laurie

Senior Lecturer, Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning

2017-2021

Gravel, Brian

Assistant Professor, Education

2017-2021

Harney, Jessica

Senior Lecturer, Occupational Therapy

2017-2021

Hofkosh, Sonia

Associate Professor, English

2019-2021

Izsak, Andrew

Professor, (STEM) Education

2017-2021

Kaminishi, Ikumi

Associate Professor, History of Art and Architecture

2015-2021

Khubchandani, Kareem

Associate Professor, Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies

2020-2021

Kritzer, Joshua

Professor, Chemistry

2019-2021

Leventhal, Tama

Assistant Professor, Child Study and Human Development

2017-2021

Marchesini, Danilo

Professor, Physics & Astronomy

2015-2021

McDonald, John

Professor, Music

2017-2021

McInerney, Melissa

Associate Professor, Economics

2020-2021

McMillan, Margaret

Professor, Economics

2017-2021

Olfert, Christiana

Associate Professor, Philosophy

2018-2021

Petersen, Rebecca

Program Director, Education

2020-2021

Pinto, Silas

Senior Lecturer, Education

2017-2021

Pollina, Vincent

Associate Professor, Romance Studies

2017-2021

Powell, Shameka

Assistant Professor, Education

2020-2021

Redmond, Ryan

Lecturer, Education

2019-2021

Robinson, Cynthia

Lecturer, Museum Studies

2015-2021

Seaton, Erin

Senior Lecturer, Education

2020-2021

Simms, Jeannie

Professor of the Practice, SMFA

2017-2021

Thomas, Ayanna

Associate Professor, Psychology

2017-2021

Tytell, Eric

Associate Professor, Biology

2019-2021

Wilczek, Markus

Associate Professor, International Literary and Cultural Studies

2015-2021

Zabel, Jeff

Professor, Economics (Data Analytics)

2020-2021

Potts, Kelly

Graduate Student Representative, Graduate Student Council

2020-2021

Astorino, Felicia +

Administrative Coordinator, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

 

Herchel, Sarah +

Associate Dean, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

 

Kelehan, Martha +

Assistant Director, Tisch Library

 

*Chair/Co-Chair
+ ex-officio/non-voting

Please contact Felicia Astorino with any questions regarding the Policy and Program Committee.

The function of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Policy and Programs Committee (P&P) is to consider, approve and report to the faculty on the adoption, modification, and abrogation of courses, curricula and faculty policies as they relate to graduate students.

Visit the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Bylaws for more information regarding this committee's bylaws.

View this committee's most recent annual report.

View this committee's workload obligations.

Committee Business

SEMESTER HOUR UNITS FORMULA (based on one full semester):

 

# Hour Units

How it's calculated

1 semester hour unit

1 hour or 50-90 minutes per week of instruction/contact, plus 2 hours homework per week (or 3 hours per week of combined instruction, practice, and rehearsal for performance-based courses; or 15 hours of instruction/contact over semester plus 30 hours of homework over semester)

2 semester hour units

2 hours or 100-140 minutes per week of instruction/contact, plus 4 hours homework per week (or 7 hours per week of combined instruction, practice, and rehearsal for performance-based courses; or 30 hours of instruction/contact over semester plus 60 hours of homework over semester)

3 semester hour units

3 hours or 150-190 minutes per week of instruction/contact, plus 6 hours homework per week (or equivalent)

4 semester hour units

4 hours or 200-250 minutes per week of instruction/contact, plus 8 hours of homework per week

5 semester hour units

5 hours or 250-290 minutes per week of instruction/contact, plus 10 hours of homework per week

6 semester hour units

6 hours or 300-340 minutes per week of instruction/contact, plus 12 hours homework per week

7 semester hour units

7 hours or 350-390 minutes per week of instruction/contact, plus 14 hours homework per week