Social Sciences & Physical Education East Campus

Division Mission Statement

The mission of the East Campus Social Sciences and Physical Education Division is to integrate mind and body as well as to be a center for teaching excellence through courses in African-American Studies, Anthropology, Economics, Education, Geography, History, Physical Education, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Sign Language, and Sign Language Interpretation that satisfy requirements in the University Parallel Program alongside Career Programs. 

Our courses aim to develop an understanding and appreciation of the ways in which humans interact in the contexts of the past and present, as well as the methods we use to study, record, and analyze daily life.

Location and Hours

Social Science & Physical Education

  • Building 8, Room 105
  • 407-582-2628


Maria CastroExecutive Dean's Office SPSProgram Support Specialist(407) 582-2443
Mark CollinsSocial Sciences Office EACDean, Social Science, E(407) 582-2375
Krista PeirceSocial Sciences Office EACAdmin Asst, Academic Dean(407) 582-2436

Department Chairs

Carl CreasmanHistory EACProfessor, HistoryProfile
Debbie DrobneySign Language EACProfessor, Sign Language
Jane MaguireReading EACProfessor, EducationProfile
Bonnie OliverEconomics EACProfessor, Economics
Tammy SabourinPhysical Education EACProfessor, HH/Fitness/PEProfile
Derek SchorschPsychology EACProfessor, PsychologyProfile
Adrienne Trier-BieniekSociology EACProfessor, SociologyProfile
Jovan TrpovskiPolitical Science EACProfessor, Political ScienceProfile

Academic Advisors

Benjamin LopezDean of Students EACCoord, Program Advisor(407) 582-2603
Heather Nunez-RojasDean of Students EACCoord, Program Advisor(407) 582-2457


Alison AdderleyEconomics EACProfessor, EconomicsProfile
Ghazala AhmadEconomics EACProfessor, Economics
Diana CieskoPsychology EACProfessor, PsychologyProfile
Edwin FernandezSign Language EACProfessor, Sign Language
Linda FreemanPsychology EACProfessor, Psychology
Jen KatzPhysical Education EACProfessor, HH/Fitness/PE
Paul LabedzPolitical Science EACProfessor, Political ScienceProfile
Mark LogasPolitical Science EACProfessor, Political ScienceProfile
Nancy MaurerHistory EACProfessor, HistoryProfile
Lilly MillerSign Language EACProfessor, Sign Language
Shawn OlmsteadBachelors American Sign Lang EACProfessor, Sign Language
Tony PhilcoxPsychology EACProfessor, PsychologyProfile
Yasmeen QadriEducation EACProfessor, EducationProfile
Alvin QuackenbushPolitical Science EACProfessor, Political ScienceProfile
Melissa SierraSociology EACProfessor, Sociology
Darryl ThorneEconomics EACProfessor, Economics