College of Behavioral & Social Sciences

Dr. Ryan Patten

Associate dean, Dr. Ryan Patten, oversees college assessment, curriculum, faculty development, and student advising. Dr. Patten also coordinates the college's annual symposium and colloquium focused on presenting the scholarship of both our faculty and students. Additionally, he serves in an advisory and support capacity to the dean in all matters and often times assists with presentations and general college operations as the need arises. Dr. Patten comes to the college office from the Department of Political Sciences were he served as department chair and as the coordinator for the Criminal Justice Program.

Phone: 530-898-4926
Email: rpatten@csuchico.edu
Office Hours: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Location: Butte Hall, Room 701, Campus Zip 450