Changes and Appointments Fall 2018

Changes

Department

Faculty

Appointment

Chemistry  Sadagopan Krishnan promotion from
assistant professor to associate professor
(action grants tenure)
Chemistry  Toby Nelson promotion from
assistant professor to associate professor (action grant tenure)
Chemistry  Yolanda Vasquez promotion from
assistant professor to associate professor
(action grants tenure)
Communication Sciences and Disorders  Ramesh Kaipa promotion from
assistant professor to associate professor and appointment as department head
(action grants tenure)
Computer Sciences  Joe Cecil promotion from
associate professor to professor
Computer Sciences  Christopher Crick promotion from
assistant professor to associate professor
(action grants tenure)
Computer Sciences  Blayne Mayfield promotion from
associate professor to professor
Dean’s Office  Laura Belmonte transition from
department head to Associate Dean for Instruction and Personnel
English  An Cheng promotion from
associate professor to professor
English  Katherine Hallemeier promotion from
assistant professor to associate professor
(action grants tenure)
English  Stacy Takacs promotion from
associate professor to professor
Integrative Biology  Jennifer Shaw promotion from
assistant professor to associate professor
(action grants tenure)
Integrative Biology  Mary Towner promotion from
assistant professor to associate professor
(action grants tenure)
Languages and Literatures  Isabel Alvarez-Sancho promotion from
assistant professor to associate professor
(action grants tenure)
Mathematics  Christopher Francisco promotion from
associate professor to professor and department head
Mathematics  Jiri Lebl promotion from
assistant professor to associate professor
(action grants tenure)
Mathematics  Walter Rusin promotion from
assistant professor to associate professor
(action grants tenure)
Mathematics  Henry Segerman promotion from
assistant professor to associate professor
(action grants tenure)
Media and Strategic Communications  Danny Shipka promotion from
assistant professor to associate professor
(action grants tenure)
Microbiology and Molecular Genetics  Noha Youssef promotion from
assistant professor to associate professor
(action grants tenure)
Music  Anne-Marie Condacse promotion from
associate professor to professor
Music  Christopher Haygood promotion from
assistant professor to associate professor
(action grants tenure)
Philosophy  Apple Igrek promotion from
assistant professor to associate professor
(action grants tenure)
Physics  Mario Borunda promotion from
assistant professor to associate professor
(action grants tenure)
Physics  Joseph Haley promotion from
assistant professor to associate professor
(action grants tenure)
Political Science  Farida Jalalzai appointment to department head
Psychology  Tony Wells promotion from
assistant professor to associate professor
(action grants tenure)
Psychology  LaRicka Wingate promotion from
associate professor to professor
Sociology  Tamara Mix promotion from
associate professor to professor
Statistics  Ye Liang promotion from
assistant professor to associate professor
(action grants tenure)
Theatre Lee Brasuell promotion from
assistant professor to associate professor
(action grants tenure)

New Appointments

Department

Faculty

Appointment

Art, Graphic Design and Art History  Nick Mendoza assistant professor
Art, Graphic Design and Art History  Ting Wang-Hedges assistant professor
Computer Sciences  Esra Akbas assistant professor
Computer Sciences  Wei Zhang assistant professor
English  Andrew Belton assistant professor
English  Phillip Bratta assistant professor
Geology  Ashley Burkett assistant professor
Geology  Camelia Knapp appointment as professor and department head
of the Boone Pickens School of Geology
(action grants tenure)
Geology  James Knapp appointment as professor and to
the Boone Pickens Distinguished Chair of Geoscience
(action grants tenure)
History  Sarah Foss assistant professor
History  Sarah Griswold assistant professor
History  Brandy Wells assistant professor
Languages and Literatures  Stephanie Stornaiuolo assistant professor
Languages and Literatures  Emmanuel Velayos assistant professor
Music Erin Murphy assistant professor
Music  Ryan Robinson assistant professor
Physics  Emrah Turgut assistant professor
Political Science  Brooke Coe assistant professor
Psychology Jaimie Krems assistant professor
Psychology  Sarah Kucker assistant professor
Sociology  Jonathan Coley assistant professor
Sociology  Rachel Schmitz assistant professor
Statistics  Pratyaydipta Rudra assistant professor
Theatre  Eric Barker assistant professor
Theatre Renee Garcia assistant professor