June 24, 2024

UMW Welcomes New Hires, Announces Promotions, Tenure

UMW welcomes 13 newly appointed, full-time teaching faculty for 2018-2019:

  • Justin A. Anderson, Lecturer, Department of Athletics, Health, and Physical Education, M.A. earned at Trinity College
  • Josephine Antwi, Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Ph.D. earned at Texas A&M University
  • Emily Deering Crosby, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Linguistics, and Communication, Ph.D. earned at the University of Pittsburgh
  • Laura R. Dickinson, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Ph.D. earned at the College of William and Mary
  • Tyler E. Frankel, Assistant Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Ph.D. earned at the University of Maryland at College Park
  • Adria Y. Goldman, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Linguistics, and Communication, Ph.D. earned at Howard University
  • Pamela S. McCullough, Lecturer, BSN Completion Program, DNP earned at Old Dominion University
  • Veena Ravishankar, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, Ph.D. earned at State University of New York at Albany
  • Michael J. Reno, Lecturer, Department of Classics, Philosophy, and Religion, Ph.D. earned at Michigan State University
  • Christopher O. Ryder, Associate Professor, Department of Music, DMA earned at the Shenandoah Conservatory of Shenandoah University
  • Nina M. Smith, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Ph.D. earned at American University
  • Jamie M. Tierney, Lecturer, Department of Athletics, Health, and Physical Education, B.S. earned at Radford University
  • Daniel R. Wolfe, Visiting Instructor, College of Business, M.A. earned at Emerson College

In addition to new faculty, 18 professors have earned a promotion, tenure or both.

Earning promotion to the rank of professor:

  • Janet Asper, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Chemistry
  • Dianne Baker, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Biological Sciences
  • Helen Housley, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Theatre and Dance
  • Jeremy Larochelle, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
  • Ken Machande, College of Business

Earning tenure promotion to the rank of professor:

  • Woodrow (Woody) Richardson, College of Busines

Earning tenure and promotion to the rank of associate professor:

  • Antonio Causarano, College of Education
  • Janine Davis, College of Education
  • Ian Finlayson, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Computer Science
  • Rachel Grafe-Anderson, College of Business
  • Mary Katherine (Kate) Haffey, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of English, Linguistics, and Communication
  • Michael Lapke, College of Business
  • Victoria Russell, College of Education
  • David (Dave) Stahlman, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Psychological Science
  • Earning promotion to the rank of senior lecturer:
  • Cate Brewer, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Theatre and Dance
  • Jennifer Magee, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Mathematics
  • Caitlin Moore, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Athletics, Health, and Physical Education
  • Sarah Morealli, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences