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Faculty promotions 2017

Congratulations to Wake Forest faculty who have received promotions, effective July 1.

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Newly-selected College Faculty Fellows announced

The Dean’s Office Digest, an electronic newsletter distributed by the Dean of the College, recently announced the newly-named College Faculty Fellows:

The Wake Forest College Faculty Fellowships honor our exemplary teacher-scholars and teaching professors. This year’s nominees have distinguished themselves as dedicated and successful teachers and mentors in their disciplines. They are all outstanding citizens of our College community. The Dean of the College appreciates the time and detail that Chairs gave to the nomination letters.

Newly-named Fellows:

  • Katy Lack, assistant teaching professor, biology, Bryant/Groves Faculty Fellowship
  • Jennifer Priem, assistant professor, communication, Zachary T. Smith Professorship
  • Amanda Griffith, associate professor, economics, Ollen R. Nalley Faculty Fellowship
  • John Dalton, associate professor, economics, F.M. Kirby Family Faculty Fellowship
  • Melissa Jenkins, associate professor, English, McCulloch Family Fellowship
  • Ryan Shirey, assistant professor, English, Wright Family Fellowship
  • Ben Coates, assistant professor, history, Stroupe Faculty Fellowship
  • Qiong Zhang, associate professor, history, Stroupe Faculty Fellowship
  • Staci Hepler, assistant professor, mathematics and statistics, AT&T Faculty Fund Fellowship
  • Sarah Raynor, associate professor, mathematics and statistics, Shively Family Faculty Fellowship
  • John Petrocelli, associate professor, psychology, Scott Family Faculty Fellowship
  • Wayne Pratt, associate professor, psychology, Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation Fellowship

 

Proposals funded: Anderson, Gengler, Kiang, Rejeski

T. Michael Anderson

Anderson

Congratulations to Michael Anderson, associate professor of biology, whose proposal entitled “Environmental Monitoring of the Serengti Ecosystem” has been funded by The Grumeti Fund and by [subaward/subcontract from] The University of Glasgow (WFU funding agency).

 

Amanda Gengler

Gengler

Congratulations to Amanda Gengler, assistant professor of sociology, whose proposal entitled “Turning Science Fiction into “Science Fact:” Selling the Promise of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine” has been funded by the American Sociological Association (ASA).

 

Lisa Kiang

Kiang

Congratulations to Lisa Kiang, associate professor of psychology, whose proposal entitled “Gratitude, Well-being, and the Decline of Materialism; A Cross-cultural Study of Character Formation in Children and Adolescents” has been funded by the Templeton Foundation and by [subaward/subcontract from] UNC-Greensboro (WFU funding agency).

 

Jack Rejeski

Rejeski

Congratulations to Jack Rejeski, professor of health and exercise science, whose proposal entitled “LIFE DMAQC (Data Management, Analysis, and Quality Control Center)” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and by [subaward/subcontract from] Wake Forest University Health Sciences (WFU funding agency).

Faculty publications: November 2016 updates

Jayawickreme, Eranda, & Laura E.R. Blackie. (Psychology). Exploring the Psychological Benefits of Hardship: A Critical Reassessment of Posttraumatic Growth (SpringerBriefs in Psychology). Springer. November 2016.

Overing, Gillian R. (English), & Ulrike Wiethaus (Religion), Eds. American/Medieval: Nature and Mind in Cultural Transfer. V&R Unipress. October 2016.

Smith-Ruiz, Dorothy, Sherri Lawson Clark, & Marcia J. Watson, Eds. (Anthropology). Contemporary African American Families: Achievements, Challenges, and Empowerment Strategies in the Twenty-First Century. Routledge. November 2016.

December 2016 staff milestones

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August 2016 comings and goings

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Comings and Goings for July 2016

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August 2016 staff milestones

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August 2016 faculty milestones

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Update: Faculty promotions

This is an update to a previous announcement regarding faculty promotions:

Congratulations to Wake Forest University faculty who have received promotions, recently.

Promoted to full professor:

Miriam Ashley-Ross (Biology)
Michaelle Browers (Politics and International Affairs)
Judy Kem (Romance Languages)
Stephen Murphy (Romance Languages)

Promoted to associate professor:

Michael Anderson (Biology)
R. Jarrod Atchison (Communication)
Tina Boyer (German and Russian)
Hana Brown (Sociology)
Samuel Cho (Physics and Computer Science)
John Dalton (Economics)
Susan Harlan (English)
Sarah Mason (Mathematics and Statistics)
Gregory Parks (Law)
John Ruddiman (History)
Michael Sloan (Classical Languages)
Joel Tauber (Art)
Andrew Verstein (Law)
Christian Waugh (Psychology)
Heiko Wiggers (German and Russian)

Promoted to associate librarian:

Kyle Denlinger
Jeffrey M. Eller

Promoted to teaching professor:

Lynn Book (Theatre/Dance)
Angela King (Chemistry)
Kathryn Levy (Music)
Pat Lord (Biology)
Darlene May (Romance Languages)
Al Rives (Chemistry)

Promoted to associate teaching professor:

Jack Dostal (Physics)
David Hagy (Music)
Adam Kadlac (Philosophy)

Promoted to professor of the practice:

Justin Catanoso (English)
Yasuko Rallings (East Asian Languages)

Promoted to associate professor of the practice:

Brantly Shapiro (Theatre/Dance)