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Subcommittee on European Center at Talloires (Subcommittee of the Summer Session Committee)

Standing Bylaw Committee of the
Faculty of Arts, Sciences and Engineering

MEMBERSHIP: 2017-2018

Term: Five (5) years

Name and Link to
Directory Listing
Department Title Term Role Note
Pearce, Tracy Romance Studies Lecturer 2011-2021 Co-Chair  
Baghdiantz-McCabe, Ina History Professor 2015-2020    
Beauchemin, Pierre-Hugues Physics and Astronomy Associate Professor 2014-2019   Leave
Camara, Kathleen Child Study and Human Development Associate Professor 2010-2020 Co-Chair Leave
Curtis, Heather Religion Associate Professor 2015-2020    
Gute, David Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor 2018-2019    
Joyner Koomson, Valencia Electrical and Computer Engineering Associate Professor 2015-2020    
Melius, Jeremy Art and Art History Assistant Professor 2014-2019    
Seaton, Erin Education Lecturer 2017-2022    
Shin, Lisa Psychology Professor 2015-2021    
TBD Undergraduate and Graduate Students Dean   Ex officio, nonvoting  
Bayne, Sheila Programs Abroad Associate Dean   Ex officio, nonvoting  
Sullivan, Vickie International Relations Program Interim Director   Ex officio, voting  
Goldstein, Gabriella European Center Director   Ex officio, voting  
Palou, Pedro Romance Studies Department Chair   Ex officio, voting Leave
Gerassi-Navarro, Nina Romance Studies Interim Department Chair   Ex officio, voting  



The function of the Subcommittee on the European Center at Talloires (Talloires Committee), a subcommittee of the Summer Session Committee, is to oversee all credit programs offered at the Talloires program, recommend and approve topics and faculty members for academic programs and candidates for the position of academic director. The committee also advises the director of the European Center on issues related to the center's maintenance and direction and participates in long-range planning.

The subcommittee consists of eight A&S&E faculty members broadly representative of disciplines and faculty interests in Talloires; ex officio members with vote include: the director of the International Relations Program or designee; the chair of the Department of Romance Languages or designee; a member of the Summer Session Committee; and the director of the European Center. The dean of the Division of Undergraduate and Graduate Students, or designee, and the associate dean of Office of Programs Abroad are ex officio members without vote. All full-time faculty members are eligible to serve on this committee. Members are appointed to a five-year term.

Committee members attend one two-hour meeting each term and engage in e-mail correspondence to review course proposals and to discuss the development of the center, recruitment of faculty for summer teaching, and the schedule of credit programs offered at Talloires. The committee meets a mid-October deadline for review of faculty course proposals for the following summer term. This committee is open to all full-time voting-eligible faculty members, including professors of the practice, lecturers, and senior lecturers.


Information will be posted as it becomes available.

Visit the Summer Session Committee page.


Visit Arts, Sciences and Engineering Bylaws for more information regarding this committee's bylaws.