Emily Chace Morash

Interim Associate Dean of the College and Dean of First-Year Students

Emily Morash, visiting instructor in art history and architectural studies, has been named interim associate dean of the College and dean of first-year students. As such, she counsels and advises first-year students on academic matters.

She and her staff facilitate the First-Year Seminar program and train student advisers (SAs) who work with first-year students as part of the Team Advising program. With the Office of Student Life, they also organize and run orientation.

Since joining Connecticut College in 2012, Morash has taught a range of courses that illustrate how social, political and cultural events shape the built environment, ranging from the Arts and Crafts movement to contemporary architecture to public housing in America. She has worked with the First-Year Seminar Steering Committee, First-Year Seminar Pilot Programs and working groups to develop the first-year seminar component of Connections, and, in 2015-16, she offered a new ConnCourse, “Building Culture,” an interdisciplinary survey of the history of architecture.