Carnegie Mellon University

Our Leadership


Executive Committee

Department Head: Andreea Ritivoi

Associate Department Head: Chris Warren

Director of Graduate Studies: Kathy Newman

Director of Undergraduate Studies: Necia Werner

Director of Writing & Communication Program: Danielle Zawodny Wetzel

Director of Creative Writing Program: Jane McCafferty

Director of Literary & Cultural Studies Program: David Shumway

Director of Rhetoric Program: James Wynn

Directors of Film & Visual Media Program: Jeff Hinkelman

Director of Professional Writing Program: Suguru Ishizaki

Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee: Stephanie Larson

Director of Arts Greenhouse: Rich Purcell

Director of the CMU Press: Jerry Costanzo

Department Management

Business Manager: Nick Ryan