Female Deans and Directors of Engineering Programs in the U.S.

List of female deans and directors of engineering programs across the U.S.
Female Deans and Directors of Engineering Programs in the U.S.

We at SWE believe that women are vastly underrepresented in leadership positions at colleges and universities. We’d like to showcase those women that are in leadership positions and provide a list of all the female deans and directors of engineering programs across the U.S.

Cammy R. Abernathy, Ph.D., dean,
University of Florida

Stephanie G. Adams, Ph.D., dean,
Old Dominion University

Emily L. Allen, Ph.D., dean,
California State University,
Los Angeles

Nadine N. Aubry, Ph.D., dean,
Northeastern University

M. Katherine Banks, Ph.D., P.E.,
dean of engineering and vice
chancellor, Texas A&M University

Gilda A. Barabino, Ph.D., dean,
City College of the
City University of New York

Susamma Barua, Ph.D., dean,
College of Engineering and
Computer Science, California State
University, Fullerton

Stella N. Batalama, Ph.D., dean,
College of Engineering and
Computer Science,
Florida Atlantic University

Gail Baura, Ph.D., director of
engineering science and professor,
Loyola University Chicago

Barbara D. Boyan, Ph.D., dean,
Virginia Commonwealth University

Mary C. Boyce, Ph.D., dean,
The Fu Foundation School of
Engineering and Applied Science,
Columbia University

Bethany Brinkman, Ph.D., P.E.,
director, Sweet Briar College

JoAnn Browning, Ph.D., P.E., dean,
The University of Texas at
San Antonio

Janet Callahan, Ph.D., dean,
Michigan Technological University

Jenna P. Carpenter, Ph.D., dean,
Campbell University

Emily Carter, Ph.D., dean,
School of Engineering and Applied
Science, Princeton University

Judy L. Cezeaux, Ph.D., dean,
Engineering and Applied Sciences,
Arkansas Tech University

Tina Choe, Ph.D., dean,
Frank R. Seaver College of
Science and Engineering,
Loyola Marymount University

Robin Coger, Ph.D., dean,
North Carolina A&T State University

Jennifer Sinclair Curtis, Ph.D., dean,
University of California, Davis

Teresa A. Dahlberg, Ph.D., dean,
College of Engineering and
Computer Science,
Syracuse University

Natacha DePaola, Ph.D., dean,
Illinois Institute of Technology

Doreen D. Edwards, Ph.D., dean,
Rochester Institute of Technology

Sheryl H. Ehrman, Ph.D., dean,
San Jose State University

Elizabeth A. Eschenbach, Ph.D.,
department chair,
Humboldt State University

Amy S. Fleischer, Ph.D., dean,
California Polytechnic State
University, San Luis Obispo

Liesl Folks, Ph.D., dean,
University at Buffalo,
The State University of New York

Kimberly Foster, Ph.D., dean,
School of Science and Engineering,
Tulane University

Molly M. Gribb, Ph.D., P.E., dean,
University of Wisconsin at Platteville

Christine E. Hailey, Ph.D., dean,
College of Science and Engineering,
Texas State University, San Marcos

Angela Hare, Ph.D., dean,
School of Science, Engineering and
Health, Messiah College

Wendi Beth Heinzelman, Ph.D.,
dean, Hajim School of
Engineering and Applied Sciences,
University of Rochester

Emily M. Hunt, Ph.D., dean,
School of Engineering, Computer
Science, and Mathematics, West
Texas A&M University

Brig. Gen. Cindy Jebb, dean,
Academic Board,
U.S. Military Academy

Sharon A. Jones, Ph.D., P.E., dean,
University of Portland

Maria V. Kalevitch, Ph.D., dean,
Robert Morris University

Anette M. Karlsson, Ph.D., dean,
Cleveland State University

Jelena Kovačević, Ph.D., dean,
New York University Tandon School of Engineering

Hyun J. Kwon, Ph.D., chair,
department of engineering,
Andrews University

Laura W. Lackey, Ph.D., P.E., dean,
Mercer University

JoAnn S. Lighty, Ph.D., dean,
Boise State University

Tsu-Jae King Liu, Ph.D., dean,
University of California, Berkeley

Elizabeth Loboa, Ph.D., dean,
University of Missouri

Theresa A. Maldonado, Ph.D., P.E.,
dean, The University of Texas
at El Paso

Norma J. Mattei, Ph.D., P.E., interim
dean, The University of New Orleans

Cynthia A. McGowan, Ph.D., dean,
School of Science and Engineering,
Merrimack College

Charla Miertschin, Ph.D., dean,
Winona State University

Holly J. Moore, Ph.D., interim chair,
Salt Lake Community College

Kimberly Muller, Ph.D., dean,
College of Innovation and Solutions,
Lake Superior State University

Jayathi Y. Murthy, Ph.D., dean,
Henry Samueli School of
Engineering and Applied Science,
University of California, Los Angeles

Pamela Obiomon, Ph.D., dean,
Prairie View A&M University

Elizabeth Jane Orwin, Ph.D.,
professor and chair, department of
engineering, Harvey Mudd College

Olga Pierrakos, Ph.D., founding chair, Wake Forest
University

Sarah A. Rajala, Ph.D., dean,
Iowa State University

Laura E. Ray, Ph.D., interim dean,
Dartmouth College

Wendy Reed, Ph.D., dean,
Swenson College of Science and Engineering,
University of Minnesota Duluth

Mary Rezac, Ph.D., dean,
College of Engineering
and Architecture, Washington State University

Rumana Riffat, Ph.D., P.E., interim dean,
The George Washington University

Kristina M. Ropella, Ph.D., Opus Dean,
Marquette University

Julia M. Ross, Ph.D., dean,
Virginia Tech

Michelle B. Sabick, Ph.D., dean,
Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology,
Saint Louis University

Anca L. Sala, Ph.D., dean,
Baker College

Linda S. Schadler, Ph.D., dean,
College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences,
The University of Vermont

Elaine P. Scott, Ph.D., dean,
School of STEM,
University of Washington, Bothell

Joyce T. Shirazi, Ph.D., dean,
Hampton University

Katherine Snyder, Ph.D., dean,
College of Engineering.and Science,
University of Detroit Mercy

Jean S. VanderGheynst, Ph.D., dean,
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

T. Kyle Vanderlick, Ph.D., dean and
Thomas E. Golden Professor, Yale University

Karinna M. Vernaza, Ph.D., interim dean,
College of Engineering and Business, Gannon University

Sharon Walker, Ph.D., dean, Drexel University

Jennifer Widom, Ph.D., dean, Stanford University

Stacy Wilson, Ph.D., P.E., director,
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences,
Western Kentucky University

Sharon L. Wood, Ph.D., P.E., dean,
The University of Texas at Austin

Judy Wornat, Sc.D., dean, Louisiana State University

Yan Xiang, Ph.D., dean of CETA,
Southern New Hampshire University

Sharon Zelmanowitz, Ph.D., P.E., dean,
U.S. Coast Guard Academy

Jean Zu, Ph.D., P.Eng., dean,
Schaefer School of Engineering and Science,
Stevens Institute of Technology