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The VLST Program Director, Professor Gary Hatfield, is the primary advisor for all Visual Studies majors. Applicants to the major must see him to complete the declaration process. He is also responsible for certifying the completion of major requirements for graduation, arranging the senior seminar and approving faculty advisors for the senior project. The Program Director answers all questions concerning which courses can be counted toward the major. Prospective and current majors may also contact the VLST Associate Director, Ian Verstegen, with any questions they have about the program.

Prof. Hatfield's office hours change semester to semester. You may email Prof. Hatfield directly for an appointment (

Both prospective and declared majors may seek advice on course selection from the Program Director and the various sector advisors:

Gary Hatfield in Sector A (425 Logan Hall), Andre Dombrowski in Sector B (301 Jaffe Bldg), Matthew Neff in Sector C ArtPT (114 Addams Hall), Rashida Ng in Sector C ArchPT (Meyerson Hall)