Graduate Programs: Dean and Chairs

Graduate Studies Administration

Tai Arnold
dean, School for Graduate Studies
B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (Adult and Higher Education), American University
518-587-2100, ext. 2207

Alan Belasen
chair, Business, Management and Leadership
B.A., M.A., Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
Ph.D., (Public Administration), University at Albany
518-587-2100, ext. 2274

Jason Russell
coordinator, Labor and Policy Studies
B.A., (History),The University of Western Ontario
M.A., (Labor and Policy Studies), SUNY Empire State College
Ph.D., (History), York University
716-686-7823 ext. 3823

Mark Soderstrom
chair, Liberal Studies
B.A., Metropolitan State University
M.A., Ph.D., (History), University of Minnesota

Peggy Tally
chair, Policy Studies
B.A., (Government), Cornell University
M.A., (Philosophy) & Ph.D., (Sociology), New School for Social Research
Susan B. Turben Award for Excellence in Scholarship

A. Tina Wagle
chair, Teacher Education
B.A., (Education, Spanish), Colgate University
M.A., (Spanish), Middlebury College
Ph.D., (Social Foundations), SUNY at Buffalo
716-686-7800, ext. 3862

For contact information regarding graduate faculty, please  go to Empire State College Faculty Directory


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