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February 2016 BOV personnel resolutions

The William & Mary Board of Visitors approved several personnel resolutions at its February 2016 meeting regarding faculty promotions, designated professorships, distinguished professorships, leaves of absence, tenure, retirements and the appointment of instructional faculty. - Ed.

The following people have been appointed to to fill vacancies in the instructional faculty:

CLAIRE MCKINNEY, Assistant Professor of Government and Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies

ELIZABETH B. RAPOSA, Assistant Professor of Psychology

ANDREA GRACE WRIGHT, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

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The following members of the instructional faculty have been recommended for promotion in academic rank:

Associate Professor to Professor

ALLISON O. LARSEN, William & Mary Law School

Assistant Professor to Associate Professor

JAMES P. BARBER, School of Education        

GÉRARD L. CHOUIN, Department of History

MICHAEL P. CRONIN, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures

JAMEL K. DONNOR, School of Education

CHRISTOPHER FREIMAN, Department of Philosophy

JONATHAN GLASSER, Department of Anthropology

LESLIE GRANT, School of Education

CAROLINE HANLEY, Department of Sociology

DIAFENG HE, Department of Economics

SHANTÁ D. HINTON, Department of Biology

JENNIFER G. KAHN, Department of Anthropology

MAX G. KATZ, Department of Music

JOHN LOMBARDINI, Department of Government 

PETER MCHENRY, Department of Economics

PIETER PEERS, Department of Computer Science

JEREMY W. POPE, Department of History

M. MUMTAZ QAZILBASH, Department of Physics

HANNAH ROSEN, Department of History and American Studies

ENRICO ROSSI, Department of Physics

CHRISTOPHER S. TUCKER, Department of Philosophy

KRISTIN L. WUSTHOLZ, Department of Chemistry

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The following members of the instructional faculty have been recommended for designated professorships:

GUL OZYEGIN, Margaret Hamilton Associate Professor of Sociology and Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies

JUNPING SHI, Margaret Hamilton Professor of Mathematics

YANFANG TANG, Chancellor Professor of Chinese Studies

CHITRALEKHA ZUTSHI, James Pinckney Harrison Professor of History

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The following members of the instructional faculty have been recommended for term distinguished professorships:

MELANIE V. DAWSON, David and Carolyn Wakefield Term Distinguished Associate Professor of English 

SARAH L. DAY, Cornelia Brackenridge Talbot Term Distinguished Associate Professor of Mathematics

ANNE CHARITY HUDLEY, Class of 1952 Term Associate Professor of English

SARAH L. STAFFORD, Paul R. Verkuil Term Distinguished Professor of Public Policy

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The following faculty members have requested a leave of absence during the 2016-2017 academic year:

JOANNE M. BRAXTON, Frances L. and Edwin L. Cummings Professor of English and Africana Studies, to accept a Library of Congress Fellowship in the John W. Kluge Center

SCOTT R. NELSON, Leslie and Naomi Legum Professor of History, to participate in an exchange program with the University of Leiden, Netherlands

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The following members of the instructional faculty have been recommended for the award of academic tenure:

JAMES P. BARBER, School of Education

GÉRARD L. CHOUIN, Department of History

MICHAEL P. CRONIN, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures

JAMEL K. DONNOR, School of Education

CHRISTOPHER FREIMAN, Department of Philosophy

JONATHAN GLASSER, Department of Anthropology

LESLIE GRANT, School of Education

CAROLINE HANLEY, Department of Sociology

DIAFENG HE, Department of Economics

SHANTÁ D. HINTON, Department of Biology   

JENNIFER G. KAHN, Department of Anthropology

MAX G. KATZ, Department of Music

ALLISON O. LARSEN, William & Mary Law School

JOHN LOMBARDINI, Department of Government

PETER MCHENRY, Department of Economics

PIETER PEERS, Department of Computer Science

JEREMY W. POPE, Department of History

M. MUMTAZ QAZILBASH, Department of Physics

HANNAH ROSEN, Department of History and American Studies

ENRICO ROSSI, Department of Physics

CHRISTOPHER S. TUCKER, Department of Philosophy

KRISTIN L. WUSTHOLZ, Department of Chemistry

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The following people have announced their plans for retirement:

Sharon Hall deFur, Professor of Education

George Greenia, Professor of Hispanic Studies

Barbara J. King, Chancellor Professor of Anthropology

Juanita Jo Matkins, Professor of Education

Terry L. Meyers, Chancellor Professor of English

Richard H. Palmer, Professor of Theatre

Charles Perdrisat, Professor of Physics

Gary W. Rice, Associate Professor of Chemistry

Larry Ventis, Professor of Psychology

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