Dean of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences


Welcome to the Community College of Rhode Island’s Division of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

The eight departments in this division are Art, Criminal Justice/Legal Studies, EnglishForeign Languages, Human ServicesPerforming Arts, Psychology, and Social Sciences. These disciplines not only are the backbone of most programs at the College but also provide the foundation of an educated person. The AHSS courses allow students to develop the love and discipline of learning while building vital skills such as critical thinking, the power of analysis, appreciation for diversity of expression, and an overall preparation to understand and face the challenges of modern society. Students embracing studies in these disciplines will be transformed into not just learned persons but lifelong-learning individuals.

Contact Information

Bruce Busby
Bruce Busby, Ph.D.

Interim Dean of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Knight Campus
Room 4224 
Tel: 401-825-1219

Elizabeth Capraro 
Administrative Assistant,
Web Content Manager
Tel: 401-825-2034
Fax: 401-825-2495

Main Office:
Knight Campus
Suite 4226, 4th Floor

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Last Updated: 8/28/18