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Division Chairs

To maximize efficiency and to further develop a rich academic environment that fosters excellence and teaching innovation, Spelman College has a divisional structure with four divisions headed by a division chair who is appointed by the Provost. Division Chairs are nominated or self-nominated from tenured faculty at large. Learn more about the College's division chairs and the majors, minors and programs they oversee.

Spelman Division Chair Ayoka Chezira
Division Chair for the Arts

AYOKA CHENZIRA, Ph.D., is an award-winning artist who creates with the moving image through film making, interactive digital media, and interactive theater.

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Spelman Division Chair Leyte Winfield
Division Chair for Natural
Science and Mathematics

LEYTE WINFIELD, Ph.D., associate professor of chemistry, posses leadership experience that extends across and beyond the academic environment, including fifteen years of service in the United States Army Reserve.

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Divisioin Chair Kathleen Phillips-Lewis
Division Chair for the Humanities

KATHLEEN PHILLIPS-LEWIS, Ph.D., associate professor of history, is director of cultural orientation with the Gordon-Zeto Center for Global Education and president of Faculty Council.

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Division Chair Tinaz Pavri
Division Chair for Social
Sciences and Education

TINAZ PAVRI, Ph.D., is founding director of the Asian Studies Program and associate professor of political science. Her geographic area of expertise is South Asia with research and publication interests in conflict resolution, national identity, and globalization.

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