Head of College’s Office
The Head of College is the chief administrative officer and the presiding faculty presence in the college. In this role, Professor Stephen Davis is responsible for the physical well-being and safety of students in the residential college, as well as for fostering and shaping the social, cultural, and educational life and character of the college. He and his wife Jenny, the Associate Head of College, live in the Pierson house (aka Leitner House) within Pierson College. During the year, they host lectures, study breaks, teas (intimate gatherings during which students have the opportunity to engage with renowned guests from the academy, government, or popular culture), and other events.
The Pierson College office is staffed by Senior Administrative Assistant Taunya Brogden, Operations Manager Tanya Wiedeking, and Service Assistant James Byrd. The office of Dean Riché Barnes with the Assistant to the Dean, Elaine Lincoln, is also located in the Pierson College office. Pierson Aides, generally sophomores, juniors or seniors, are on hand to help keep the office running smoothly. The staff and aides handle anything having to do with life at Pierson, including but not limited to providing keys, facilitating events and activities in the college, and providing access to facilities such as the gym, buttery, and music rooms. The office is the place to go with any questions about college life and use of Pierson spaces.
The Pierson College office is open Monday to Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm.
Professor Davis’s office hours
Professor Davis’s office hours are held in the Pierson College office. During the Fall 2018 semester these are on Wednesdays from 1 to 3pm and on Fridays from 10:30am to 12:30pm.