Deans of the College

Leading Life Sciences at UC Davis 

The leadership within the College of Biological Sciences, and before 2005, the Division of Biological Sciences, has changed over the years. Below is a list of the current and previous deans. 

Dean Mark Winey

Mark Winey

Dean, 2016-present

Peter Wainwright

Peter Wainwright

Interim Dean, 2015-2016

James Hildreth

James Hildreth

Dean, 2011-2015

Kenneth Burtis

Kenneth Burtis

Interim Dean, 2005 - 2006
Dean 2006-2011

Phyllis Wise

Phyllis Wise

Dean, 2002-2005

Leo Chalupa

Leo Chalupa

Interim Dean, 2001-2002

Mark McNamee

Mark McNamee

Interim Dean, 1993-1995
Dean, 1995-2001

Robert Grey

Robert D. Grey

Dean, 1985-1993

Donald McLean

Donald McLean

Dean, 1979 - 1985