David Janssen Jr.

David brings innovation, creativity and heart to our department in immeasurable ways. He routinely goes above and beyond for our faculty, staff and students to make ideas come to life. He lifts up folks when they are falling behind or feeling down, and creates so many moments that bring folks together for the sake of […]

Andra Chastain

Andra made me feel welcomed and valued in my first semester at WSU. She nurtured my intellectual work by organizing a panel in the History of Science Society conference and made me feel part of a community organizing a meet and greet with the Vancouver faculty. She is a great mentor and an amazing colleague […]

John Silzel

He is helpful, knowledgeable, and always shows up with a smile. (even does house calls) John goes the extra mile to help find and fix problems with lab equipment. John’s style of devotion makes WSU a world class place to do research. The stress in my life is reduced just knowing WSU has a John […]

Sean Robertson

Sean Robertson is, and has always been, a great partner to the CAS Development Office. Sean helps us with creating donor collateral, editing our alumni webpage, giving day webpages, and many other projects! He is always timely, helpful and a pleasure to work with. Thank you, Sean – for your dedication, and professionalism, we appreciate […]

Aaron Whelchell

Aaron Whelchel supports the history program in fundamental ways, from advising all of the Vancouver majors to tracking course scheduling and advising the History Club. He offers many useful insights and always considers the good of the team. Very grateful to have him as a colleague.

Sabine Davis

Sabine continues to amaze through her ability to not only take on so many tasks but do so with ease, brilliance, and ample success. Her commitment to the unit, to our students, and to the community is unmatched. There is not a day that passes where her brilliance, dedication, work ethic and care for others […]

Reho Abo

In between teaching several classes, facilitating conversation tables, and teaching overload, Professor Abo gives time and energy to her colleagues and our students. Whether developing curriculum, facilitating professional developments, assisting with recruitment or working to ensure students are able to apply for scholarships, Professor Abo makes this community possible. She does the work because she […]

Brandy Wiser

Brandy is a superstar. She is knowledgeable, supportive, and patient. She is able to help anyone and everyone. As a new director, she has offered advice, information, and support that has been invaluable. Daily, I find support, information, and assistance that allows me to do my job. She does the same for our faculty and […]

Pam Thoma

Pam reaches out regularly to our WGSS faculty, creating community even as we are all housed in different units. She checked on faculty mental health during the summer, offering to host a meet-up after the hate-motivated attack at University of Waterloo. Pam actively promotes WSU’s InQueery Symposium, making sure our undergrads and grad students feel […]