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Academic Programs

Interdisciplinary Studies

Dr. Ron Serino - Director of Interdisciplinary Studies
Ron Serino

The Director of Interdisciplinary Studies supports existing interdisciplinary programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, as well as encouraging development of new interdisciplinary programs. Current undergraduate interdisciplinary programs include two majors, three (major) concentrations, and eleven minors. Our majors are African & African American Studies and International & Global Studies; major concentrations (with the College of Professional & Liberal Studies) are Asian Studies & International Trade, Emergency Management, and Religious Studies; minors include African & African American Studies, Asian Studies, Classics, Emergency Management, Environmental Studies, International & Global Studies, Judaic Studies, Legal Thought and Liberal Arts, Pre-Health Studies, Religious Studies, and Women's and Gender Studies.


Undergraduate Majors

African and African American Studies
Dr. Ladrica Menson-Furr, Directorlmnsnfrr@memphis.edu

International and Global Studies
Dr. Catherine Phipps, Director / cphipps1@memphis.edu


Undergraduate Concentrations with College of Professional & Liberal Studies

Asian Studies and International Trade (B.L.S. through College of Professional & Liberal Studies)
Dr. Hsiang-te Kung, Director
East Asian Studies Institute / 678-4538 / hkung@memphis.edu

Emergency Management (B.P.S. through College of Professional & Liberal Studies)
Dr. Arleen Hill, Director
Department of Earth Sciences / 678-2589 / aahill@memphis.edu

Judaic Studies (B.L.S. through College of Professional & Liberal Studies)
Dr. Shaul Bar, Director
678-4216 / sbar@memphis.edu

Religious Studies (B.L.S. through College of Professional & Liberal Studies)
Dr. Kevin Taylor, Director
Clement Hall 309E / 678-1505 / kctylor3@memphis.edu

Undergraduate Minors

African and African American Studies
Dr. Ladrica Menson-Furr, Director
lmnsnfrr@memphis.edu

Asian Studies
Dr. Catherine Phipps, Director
cphipps1@memphis.edu

Classics
Dr. Rita Pasqui
Department of World Languages & Literature
678-2507/ rpasqui@memphis.edu

Cognitive Science
Dr. Andrew Olney, Director
FedEx Institute Of Technology / 678-5008 /aolney@memphis.edu

Emergency Management
Dr. Arleen Hill, Director
Department of Earth Sciences / 678-2589 / aahill@memphis.edu

Environmental Studies
Contact: Dr. Ron Serino
Scates Hall, Room 107 / rserino@memphis.edu

Healthcare and Society 
Cody Clinton, Pre-Health Advisor
College of Arts and Sciences, Scates Hall 107 / 678-5454 / cwsacks@memphis.edu

International and Global Studies
Dr. Catherine Phipps, Director
cphipps1@memphis.edu

Legal Thought and Liberal Arts
Dr. Salman Khawaja, Pre-Law Advisor / skhwaja1@memphis.edu

Religious Studies (B.L.S. through College of Professional & Liberal Studies)
Dr. Kevin Taylor, Director
Clement Hall 309E / 678-1505 / kctylor3@memphis.edu

Women's and Gender Studies
Dr. Kathy Lou Schultz, Director
678-2651 / klschltz@memphis.edu