"Faculty News" Archive

Faculty proposals funded

zsr library cupolaCongratulations to the following Wake Forest faculty members who have had proposals funded.

Grey Ballard, associate professor of Computer Science, whose proposal entitled “Communication-Avoiding Tensor Decomposition Algorithms” has been funded by the National Science Foundation.

Kristen Beavers, associate professor of Health and Exercise Science, whose proposal entitled “Variable adaptive responses to weight loss in older adults (VARIA)” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and by WFU Health Sciences.

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2022 faculty promotions announced

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

Promotion to Full Professor

Michael Anderson, Biology
Emily Austin, Philosophy
Michael Gross, Engineering
Robert Hellyer, History
Eranda Jayawickreme, Psychology
Jeff Katula, Health and Exercise Science
Morna O’Neill, Art
Jeremy Rouse, Mathematics and Statistics
Christian Waugh, Psychology

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Comings and goings: May 2022

See the May 2022 list of employees who joined or left the University.

We look forward to working with new Wake Forest employees and appreciate the service of those who have moved on.



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Sherry Moss appointed WFU Associate Dean for MBA Programs

The Wake Forest School of Business is pleased to announce the appointment of Sherry Moss as the Associate Dean for MBA Programs, effective June 1.

This transition comes as Professor John Sumanth has concluded his leadership appointment with the School of Business MBA Program and will resume teaching and academic research full-time.

Moss joined the School in 2005 and has previously served in past leadership positions as Director of the full-time MBA program from 2008-2011 and Area Chair from 2014-2016.

Prior to her time at Wake Forest, Moss served as an Associate Professor in the Department of Management and International Business at Florida International University where she led their Executive MBA Program. Moss has received numerous awards, including the university’s High Impact Research Award and distinction as the Benson Pruitt Professor in Business. Her research interests include abusive supervision and multiple job holding.

Her work has been published in a number of premier academic journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and Journal of Management. Moss holds a Ph.D. in organizational behavior and a Bachelor of Science degree in management from Florida State University.

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Faculty books published

BooksCongratulations to Wake Forest University faculty from the Reynolda Campus who reported the following books were published.

Meredith Farmer & Jonathan D. S. Schroeder, Eds. (English). Ahab Unbound: Melville and the Materialist Turn. University of Minnesota Press. 2022.

Sarah J. Morath. (Law). Our Plastic Problem and How to Solve It. Cambridge University Press. 2022.

Barry Trachtenberg. (History). The Holocaust & the Exile of Yiddish: A History of the Algemeyne Entsiklopedye. Rutgers University Press. 2022.

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