Meet the Dean

Dr Eric BucklesI am delighted to welcome you to the College of Arts and Sciences at Dillard University! The College comprises four schools: The School of Humanities, the School of Population and Health Sciences, the School of Social Sciences, and the School of Science, Technology, and Engineering (STEM). We value academic integrity, innovation, diversity, equity, inclusion, and lifelong learning. 

The College engages students through general education courses and offers studies in the liberal and fine arts, sciences, and pre-professional programs. Our academic programs aim to help you exceed your academic expectations and achieve the knowledge you need for your future career. We hope you will explore our webpage and find a program tailored to your interests and career goal. Know that you are not alone on this journey. Our faculty and staff are committed to our university’s mission. They are here to serve you professionally and personally, helping you acquire knowledge and develop fully as critical thinkers and problem solvers in the local, national, and global communities.    

Your learning experience goes beyond the classroom. You are encouraged to conduct independent research with faculty mentors, undertake experiential experiences through internships and study abroad programming, and participate in service-learning opportunities with student organizations to develop your communication and relationship-building skills and socially just practices.

At Dillard University, we are committed to making a difference in the world and driven by our thirst for knowledge, inquiry, and discovery. Come join us in the College of Arts and Sciences to pursue y academic excellence as you “Write Your Legacy” at Dillard University.


Eric L. Buckles, Ph.D.



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