Promotions Recognize Faculty Across the Disciplines

Carol Brevart-Demm

Promotions Recognize Faculty Across the Disciplines

by Carol Brévart-Demm
3/22/2010

Bruce Dorsey

Bruce Dorsey

 

The Board of Managers recently approved the promotion of three faculty members from associate to full professorship: Historian and current Departmental Chair Bruce Dorsey is a scholar of early American, 19th-century, U.S., gender, social, and cultural history.

 

 

 

 

Steven Hopkins

Steven Hopkins

 

Chair of the Department of Religion Steven Hopkins specializes in Hinduism and Buddhism in South Asia, comparative religion, and religion and literature.

 

 

 

 

 

Tamsin Lorraine

Tamsin Lorraine

 

Philosophy scholar Tamsin Lorraine’s research interests include phenemonology, existentialism, post-structuralism, and feminist theory.

 

 

 

 

 

Peter Baumann

Peter Baumann

 

Professor of Philosophy and Department Chair Peter Baumann, a scholar of epistemology, philosophy of mind, practical philosophy, history of modern philosophy, and contemporary analytical philosophy, was granted continuous tenure.

 

 

 

 

Benjamin Berger

Benjamin Berger

 

Four faculty members were promoted from assistant to associate professor: Political scientist Benjamin Berger is a scholar of modern political theory and democratic theory.

 

 

 

 

 

Jill Gladstein

Jill Gladstein

 

Associate Professor of English Literature Jill Gladstein directs Swarthmore's nationally recognized Writing Program, which coordinates the training of students who provide writing help through courses across the curriculum and via the Writing Center.

 

 

 

 

Barbara Milewski

Barbara Milewski

 

Musicologist Barbara Milewski pursues research in the areas of Chopin, 19th- and 20th-century musical nationalism, symphony, opera, and music of the Holocaust.

 

 

 

 

 

Stephen Miller

Stephen Miller

 

Biochemist Stephen Miller performs research on the ways in which bacteria communicate with each other on the molecular level.