Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies

371 Varner Hall
Varner Hall Room 217
Rochester, MI 48309-4485
(location map)
(248) 370-2154

Dr. Joe Shively
Interim Director, BALS Program
Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty and Staff


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Program Director: Joseph Shively (Interim)
Dean's Office representative: Joseph Shively

Executive Committee Members

Betsy Allan, seated at a desk, smiling.
Elizabeth Allan

Henri Gooren, seated in an office.
Henri Gooren

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Bruce Charlesworth

A headshot of Elizabeth Kattner.
Elizabeth Kattner

A headshot of David Kidger.
David Kidger


Lynn Bernardi - Office Assistant II
(248) 370-2154
217 Varner Hall

Graduate Assistant
Yucheng Shi


A headshot of Cindy Sifonis
Cynthia Sifonis (Associate Prof. of Psychology)
(248) 370-4680

A headshot of Greg Allar.
Greg Allar (Instructor of Liberal Studies)

A headshot of Ben Bennett-Carpenter.
Ben Bennett-Carpenter (Special Lecturer of Writing & Rhetoric)
(248) 854-8340

A headshot of Jennifer Coon.
Jennifer Coon (Special Lecturer of Writing & Rhetoric)
(248) 370-2136

Fay Hansen, smiling at the camera.
Fay Hansen (Associate Prof. of Biological Sciences)
(248) 370-3574

A headshot of Kevin Hickey.
Kevin Hickey (Instructor of Liberal Studies)
(248) 370-2949

A headshot of Daniel Lorca.
Dan Lorca (Assistant Prof. of Modern Languages and Literatures)
(248) 370-2007

A headshot of Fritz McDonald.
Fritz McDonald (Associate Prof. of Philosophy)
(248) 370-3394