Dean for Academic Affairs

Martin E. Feder, Ph.D.

Dean for Academic Affairs*
Biological Sciences Division and the Pritzker School of Medicine

Office: O-115 (Map/directions to office)
Academic appointment: Elise and Jack Lipsey Professor, Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy; Committees on Genetics, Genomics & Systems Biology and Evolutionary Biology; and The College
Telephone (rings all phones): (773) 299-8096
E-mail: m-feder@uchicago.edu

Executive Assistant:
Mariko M. Kaonohi
AMB Room S-106
Phone: (773) 702-5417
Email: mkaonohi@bsd.uchicago.edu

This office works with the Office of Academic Affairs, the BSD departments, and the Dean in several areas:

---New appointments of BSD faculty and other academic appointees
---Reappointment of assistant professors in BSD
---Promotion of BSD faculty to the ranks of associate professor and professor
---Committee on Appointments and Promotions (COAP)
---Committee on Reappointment of Assistant Professors (COROAP)
---Academic policy development
---Providing a faculty perspective to the operations of the Office of Academic Affairs

*Since January 2014, the Dean for Academic Affairs focuses on appointment, reappointment, promotion, and tenure recommendations, interpretation of academic criteria, and academic policy development.  Faculty development is the focus of the Office of Faculty Affairs, and diversity and inclusion issues are the focus of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.  These and other offices collaborate extensively, and can direct any queries to the appropriate office.