Fuld Named Interim Dean of COLA
By Jody Record, Campus Journal Editor
June 25, 2008
Associate dean Kenneth Fuld has been named interim dean of the College of
Liberal Arts, a position vacated by Marilyn Hoskin who stepped down at the
end of the semester after 13 years at UNH.
A professor of psychology, Fuld joined the UNH psychology department in 1979
after spending three years as an NIH post-doctoral fellow at Brown University.
He earned his Ph.D. from Dartmouth College and his B.A. from Northeastern University.
Fuld’s field of research is neuroscience, with a focus on vision and
visual perception. He has published in leading journals on the topics of color
vision, spatial vision, and physiological optics, among others, and has taught
courses ranging from Introduction to Psychology at the undergraduate level
to advanced seminars in color vision and the development of vision at the graduate
He is also co-director of UNH’s war and peace studies program. After
serving as chair of the psychology department for more than eight years, Fund
joined the dean’s office as an associate dean in January 2008. He will
take a break from teaching while serving as COLA’s interim dean for the
2009 academic year. A national search will be conducted next fall.