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UW Trustees Approve Personnel Actions


May 12, 2014 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees approved the following personnel items during its meeting Thursday, May 8.

Faculty Appointments

College of Education

Eric D. Teman as assistant professor in the Department of Professional Studies. He received a B.S. (2004) in business administration, and an M.S. (2006) in applied statistics and research methods, and a Ph.D. (2012) in applied statistics and research methods, both from the University of Northern Colorado. Teman also received a J.D. (2008) from the University of Denver.

College of Health Sciences

Amy B. Baker as an instructor in the Division of Social Work. She received a B.S.W. (2002) from Cairn University, an M.S.W. (2004) from the University of Pennsylvania, a Master of Philosophy, social welfare (2011) and a Ph.D. (expected 2014) in social welfare, both from City University of New York Graduate Center at Hunter College.

Mesha L. Dunn as clinical assistant professor at the Family Medicine Residency Program-Casper. Dunn received a B.S. (2000) in biology from Regis University, and an M.D. (2009) from the University of Saint Eustatius School of Medicine.

Alison Doherty as clinical assistant professor in WWAMI Medical Education Program. Doherty received a B.A. (2003) in anthropology from UW, and an M.A. (2007) in biological anthropology, and a Ph.D. (2013) in cell and molecular biology, both from Kent State University.

University Libraries

David Macaulay as assistant librarian in Collection Development. Macaulay received a B.A. (1986) in English literature from the University of New Brunswick, an M.A. (1993) in anthropology from McGill University, and an MLIS (2010) from McGill University School of Information Studies.

Shannon Tharp as assistant librarian. Tharp received a B.A. (2005) in journalism and English writing from Drake University, and an M.F.A. (2007) in creative writing and an M.L.I.S. (2013), both from the University of Washington.

A change in appointment was approved for Mohammed Piri, named the Wyoming Excellence Chair in Petroleum Engineering in the College of Engineering and Applied Science.

Faculty Promotions to Professor

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Department of Ecosystem Science and Management, Scott N. Miller.

College of Arts and Sciences

American Studies Program, Frieda E. Knobloch.

Department of Anthropology, James C. Ahern.

Department of Art, Leah M. Hardy.

Department of Botany, Brent E. Ewers.

Department of Criminal Justice, Adrienne Freng.

Department of Geography, William J. Gribb.

Department of Geology and Geophysics, Kenneth W. Sims.

Department of History, Philip J. Roberts.

Department of Physics and Astronomy, Michael S. Brotherton and Henry A. Kobulnicky.

Department of Psychology, Matthew J. Gray.

Gender and Women's Studies, Bonnie Sue Zare.

College of Business

Department of Management and Marketing, Christian Mark Peterson.

College of Education

Department of Secondary Education, Leslie S. Rush.

College of Engineering and Applied Science

Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, Maohong Fan.

Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering, Michael A. Urynowicz.

College of Health Sciences

Family Medicine Residency Program-Casper, Thomas E. Radosevich as clinical associate professor.

School of Pharmacy, Sreejayan Nair.

College of Law

Law Library, Debora A. Person, librarian.

University Libraries

Collection Development, Tamsen L. Hert, librarian.

Academic Professional Promotion

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Cooperative Extension, Jeffrey M. Edwards, associate extension educator.

Tenure Appointments with Promotion to Associate Professor

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, John P. Ritten.

Department of Plant Sciences, Md Anowarul Islam.

College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Anthropology, Melissa S. Murphy.

Department of Chemistry, Milan Balaz and Teresa Erika Lehmann.

Department of Geography, Thomas A. Minckley.

Department of Geology and Geophysics, Po Chen and Clifford Riebe.

Department of Mathematics, Jason S. Williford.

Department of Music, Beth D. Vanderborgh.

Department of Physics and Astronomy, Wenyong Wang.

Department of Political Science, Andrew D. Garner.

Department of Psychology, Benjamin M. Wilkowski.

Department of Sociology, Anna Zajacova.

Department of Theatre and Dance, Lawrence M. Jackson.

Gender and Women's Studies, Susan C. Dewey.

College of Education

Department of Educational Studies, Kevin C. Roxas.

Department of Professional Studies, Craig Shepherd.

Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education, Samara Dawn Madrid.

College of Engineering and Applied Science

Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, Lamia Goual and Shunde Yin.

Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering, Jonathan A. Brant.

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Carl P. Frick and Jayanarayanan Sitaraman.

College of Health Sciences

Division of Communication Disorders, Mark M. Guiberson.

Division of Kinesiology and Health, Qin Zhu.

School of Nursing, Mary Ann Purtzer.

Wyoming Institute for Disabilities, Michelle Jarman.

Tenure Appointment with Promotion to Full Professor

College of Law, Sam Kalen.

Tenure Appointments with No Change in Rank

College of Engineering and Applied Science

Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, Joseph Holles, associate professor.

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Chung-Souk Han, associate professor.

Five-Year Extended Term Faculty Appointments with Promotion

University Libraries, Chad Hutchens and Cassandra M. Kvenild, both associate librarians.

Six-Year Extended Term Academic Professional Appointments with Promotion

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Cooperative Extension, Alexander M. Malcolm, senior extension educator; Rachel D. Mealor, associate extension educator; and Kentz Willis, assistant extension educator.

College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Geography, Jeffrey D. Hamerlinck, senior research scientist.

Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Laura De Lozier, senior lecturer.

Department of Music, Sherry L. Sinift, associate lecturer.

Department of Zoology and Physiology, Margaret J. Skinner, senior lecturer.

College of Engineering and Applied Science

Department of Computer Science, Kim Buckner, associate lecturer.

College of Health Sciences

Division of Communication Disorders, Catherine L. Ross, associate lecturer.

Division of Social Work, Elizabeth S. Dole-Izzo, associate lecturer.

School of Nursing, Kimberly A. Raska, associate lecturer.

College of Law

Donna Playton, senior lecturer.

Five-year extended-term appointments with no promotion in rank were approved for the following faculty members in the University Libraries: Sandra Barstow, librarian; and Jenny L. Garcia, Cheryl E. Goldenstein, David D. Kruger and Lori J. Phillips, all associate librarians.

Six-year extended term appointments with no promotion in rank were approved for:

Academic Affairs

School of Environment and Natural Resources, Nicole Korfanta, associate lecturer.

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Cooperative Extension, Kimberly Chapman, assistant extension educator; Bridger M. Feuz, Blaine E. Horn, and Dawn M. Sanchez, senior extension educators; and Robin A. Schamber, associate extension educator.

College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Chemistry, Patricia A. Goodson, senior lecturer.

Department of Criminal Justice, Cheryl C. Burnett, senior lecturer.

Department of Music, Kathleen M. McKeage, senior lecturer.

College of Health Sciences

School of Nursing, Holly E. Miller, senior lecturer.

Trustees approved numerous tenure-track reappointments and extended-term reappointments. A complete list of personnel actions can be found in the UW Trustee Report.

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