Promotions Recognize Faculty Across the Disciplines 2011

Carol Brevart-Demm

Promotions Recognize Faculty Across the Disciplines 2011

by Carol Brévart-Demm
3/18/2011

Allison Dorsey

Allison Dorsey

 

The Board of Managers recently approved the promotion of six members of the faculty from associate to full professor:

Allison Dorsey, a historian whose areas of research include African American history, African American women, American history, history of the South and West, and the history of food;

 

 

 

 

Philip Everson

Philip Everson

 

Philip Everson, a statistician whose research data include football, basketball, and baseball results;

 

 

 

 

 

 

María Luisa Guardiola

María Luisa Guardiola

 

María Luisa Guardiola, a Hispanist who specializes in 19th- and 20th-century Spanish literature, with an emphasis on women writers;

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kathleen Howard

Kathleen Howard

 

Kathleen Howard, a chemist/biochemist whose lab research focuses on the use of magnetic resonance spectroscopy to investigate the structural and dynamic properties of membrane-bound molecules;

 

 

 

 

 

Aimee Johnson

Aimee Johnson

 

Aimee Johnson, a mathematician who researches dynamical systems that originally arose in the study of systems of differential equations and were used to model physical phenomena; and

 

 

 

 

 

Andrew Ward

Andrew Ward

 

psychologist Andrew Ward, whose research interests include self-regulation and control, negotiation and conflict resolution, and social perception.

 

 

 

 

 

Pallabi Chakravorty

Pallabi Chakravorty

 

Five other faculty members were promoted from assistant to associate professor with continuous tenure:

Pallabi Chakravorty, a scholar of dance whose areas of interest include Kathak dance, dance theory, and dance and anthropology;

 

 

 

 

Anthony Foy

Anthony Foy

 

Anthony Foy, an English literature scholar who specializes in black literary and cultural history;

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nicholas Kaplinsky

Nicholas Kaplinsky

 

biologist Nicholas Kaplinsky, whose research focuses on plant temperature stress responses and cell wall biosynthesis;

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lee Smithey

Lee Smithey

 

sociologist Lee Smithey, whose areas of research are peace and conflict studies, social movements, conflict transformation, nonviolent conflict, Northern Ireland, and qualitative methods; and

 

 

 

 

 

Dominic Tierney

Dominic Tierney

 

political scientist Dominic Tierney, whose research interests are American foreign policy and international security.