Shared Governance, Service & Committees

SBS Faculty with Roles in Shared Governance

For 2021-2022, the following SBS faculty have roles in institutional shared governance. Please feel free to reach out to any of them with questions, concerns, or comments.

Shared Governance Committees

Faculty Senate Executive Committee

Faculty Senate

  • Javier Duran, Latin American Studies (Senator-at-large)
  • Leila Hudson, Middle Eastern and North African Studies (SBS Representative)
  • Paul Hurh, English (SBS Representative)
  • Kristin Little, Writing Program/English (SBS Representative)
  • Joel Smith, Writing Program/English (Senator-at-large)

Strategic Planning and Budget Advisory Committee (SPBAC)

Academic Personnel Policy Committee (APPC)

Student Affairs Policy Committee

Committee of 11

  • Leila Hudson, Middle Eastern and North African Studies (Vice Chair)

Committee on Academic Freedom and Tenure (CAFT)

    Committee on Conciliation

    Constitution & Bylaws Committee

    Graduate Council

    Grievance Clearinghouse Committee

    Research Policy Committee

    Shared Governance Review Committee

    Undergraduate Council

    University Committee on Ethics & Commitment

    University-wide General Education Committee (UWGEC)

    SBS Faculty Advisory Committee

    Our Faculty Advisory Committee advises the Dean on emerging matters of college or university importance. It is an elected body composed of five faculty members (rank open), with representatives across the units.

    Information on eligibility and voting procedures is available through the Faculty Advisory Committee policy.

    Fall 2021 members of the Faculty Advisory Committee (with a 6th person this Fall for continuity given upcoming sabbaticals):

    Faculty interested in learning more about the Faculty Advisory Committee, including how to participate, are welcome to email the above members or email Mika Galilee-Belfer on the Faculty Affairs team in SBS.

    SBS Financial Task Force

    SBS Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee

    The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences places critical perspectives on social difference at the very center of our scholarship, teaching, and service. See our statement on Diversity & Inclusion.

    Open letter to President Robbins regarding freedom of speech and the AZ3

    Statement of Support for Native SOAR (Student Outreach, Access, and Resiliency) Students

    2020-2021 members of the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee (update for 2021-22 coming shortly)


    Looking for a new service opportunity? There are several committees within in SBS that you can consider:

    • Continuing Status & Promotion Committee
    • Diversity & Inclusion Committee
    • Faculty Advisory Committee
    • Promotion & Tenure Committee
    • Sabbatical Committee

    If you are interested in serving on one of the SBS committees, please email Mika Galilee-Belfer.