Department & Office Directory



African & African American Studies

The African & African American Studies Program offers an interdisciplinary minor for students interested in learning about the history and culture of African and African American peoples.



Anthropology Department

The Anthropology Department prepares students to work with diverse populations in fields such as international relations, education, government, healthcare, user experience, marketing, and cultural resource management.


Chair of Anthropology Department

Art Gallery

Hours of Operation:

2020 Spring Hours: 

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays:  10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Tuesdays and Thursdays:    3:30 pm - 6:00 pm

By Appointment:  For special events, please contact Nicole Rayfield, Assistant Dean College of Arts and Sciences | Email: 

The Widener University Art Collection and Gallery is a unique campus and community resource for students, staff, employees, and the public. Admission is free.

Art Gallery

Athletic & Concert Bands

The Widener University Band program affords undergraduate students the opportunity to perform in a variety of concert and athletic band settings throughout the school year. Participation is based on audition with the Director.


Director of Athletic Bands

Biology Department

The Biology Department incorporates disciplines from a variety of scientific fields such as genetics, zoology, and global biodiversity. Students who study biology at Widener graduate with more than a degree; they emerge as critical thinkers who are skilled in the scientific process and have a passion for making discoveries of their own.


Chair of Biology Department

Chemistry Department

The Chemistry Department prepares students for graduate school, professional school, and a variety of careers in industry. Our focus on green chemistry prepares students to address real-world problems relating to sustainability. Research is a core component of our program, providing hands-on experience and developing leadership skills that help our graduates succeed whatever their career goals.


Chair of Chemistry Department

College of Arts & Sciences Dean's Office

The College of Arts and Sciences provides general education for all undergraduate students and two dozen major courses of study for those interested in the liberal arts and sciences. The College also offers several accelerated undergraduate/graduate pathways and houses master's programs in criminal justice and public administration, as well as several graduate certificate programs.

College of Arts & Sciences



Criminal Justice Department

The Criminal Justice Department helps prepare students in one of several criminal justice fields.


Chair of Criminal Justice Department

Criminal Justice Graduate Program

The master of arts in criminal justice (MCJ) program is designed to prepare individuals for successful careers in leadership, management, and research in the criminal justice professions. The program will equip professionals with the intellectual capital needed to propose meaningful solutions to criminal justice issues of contemporary society.



Digital Media Informatics

Digital Media Informatics studies applications of information technology to all kinds of digital media. The program integrates creativity and design with the technology of the multimedia production. Students can choose classes from four specialized concentrations: (1) audio-visual, (2) graphics, mobile, & web development, (3) gaming & artificial intelligence, and (4) digital writing.


Chair of Digital Media Informatics Department

English & Creative Writing Department

The English & Creative Writing Department develops in students the ability to read like writers and write like readers, fostering the critical thinking skills as well as creativity essential for meaningful careers in today's world through a variety of mentoring and professional development opportunities.


Chair of English Department

Environmental Science & Sustainability Department

The Environmental Science and Sustainability Department trains students to critically assess, interpret, analyze, and evaluate some of Earth’s most pressing environmental problems. Crucial skills are acquired through coursework and field research experiences that will amply prepare graduates for a professional career in this discipline.


Chair of Environmental Science & Sustainability Department

Gender, Women, & Sexuality Studies Program

Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies is an interdisciplinary program that allows students to explore all facets of gender and sexuality, using the lenses of sociology, psychology, criminal justice, English, history and many other disciplines, as well as enhancing critical thinking, writing, and presentation skills.



History Department

The History Department opens student's eyes to a broader perspective on the world. Creative thinking, analytical writing, and critical interpretation are skills that make history graduates ideal job candidates in various fields.


Chair of History Department

Math Center

Hours of Operation:


The Virtual Math Center provides online tutoring in mathematics for all Widener students. Experienced professional and undergraduate tutors provide help with all courses with mathematics content.  For more information, please email Dr. Hallenbeck at . 

NO APPOINTMENT NEEDED!  Simply click the following link during Virtual Math Center Hours to join the Zoom Tutoring Room.  Tutors will be standing by ready to assist you with all of your math needs!

Visit the Math Center Today! 

Zoom Meeting ID:  671-943-1068

---Virtual Math Center Hours---

Monday  11 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Tuesday  11 a.m. - 1 p.m.,  2 p.m. - 5 p.m.,  7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Wednesday  11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Thursday  11 a.m. - 1 p.m.,  2 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Friday  11 a.m. - 3 p.m.


The Math Center provides virtual, online tutoring in mathematics for all Widener students. Experienced professional and undergraduate tutors provide help with all courses with mathematics content.  For more information, please email Dr. Hallenbeck at . 

Visit the Virtual Math Center Today!

Zoom Meeting ID:  885-282-198 



Mathematics Department

The Mathematics Department is responsible for the oversight of all math courses, the mathematics major and minor, and the mathematics assessment given to entering students.


Chair of Mathematics Department