Office of the Executive Dean - Long Island

Christoper Frost, Ph.D.

Dr. Frost is the former associate dean of undergraduate studies and professor of psychology and religion at San Diego State University (SDSU). He brings more than 25 years of experience and a wealth of knowledge to his role as academic dean at SJC.

Prior to his work at SDSU, Dr. Frost was a professor of psychology and director of the honors program at Texas State University. In addition, he served as a visiting professor at Midway Women’s College in Kentucky and Al Akhawayn University in Morocco, and as a Fulbright senior research scholar at the University of Bucharest in Romania. From 1982-1986, he served as President and CEO of Peachtree Ventures, Inc. in Austin, Texas.

Dr. Frost has published extensively on a variety of topics, including but not limited to psychology, religion, philosophy, social science, cross-cultural studies and politics. He has received numerous honors and accolades throughout his academic tenure and holds many professional memberships. Dr. Frost began his studies in the U.S. Naval Academy before earning his B.A. in psychology of religion from Baylor University, his M.A. in psychology of religion from Boston University and his Ph.D. in psychology and interdisciplinary studies from Boston University.


The Office of the Executive Dean oversees all of the major academic operations within the College, including curriculum, professor workloads and faculty budgets.

Long Island Campus Executive Dean Christopher Frost, Ph.D. is responsible for determining which classes are taught, their schedules and professors.

S. Karen Donohue and Debra Zaech serve as assistant executive deans in the office.

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