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BOV resolutions regarding new appointments, promotions and leaves of absence

The William & Mary Board of Visitors recently approved resolutions at their April 2010 meeting regarding faculty promotions, term distinguished professorships, leaves of absence and the appointment of professional faculty members and instructional faculty members.


The following members of the faculty received term distinguished professorships.

TIMOTHY M. COSTELLOE, Class of 1952 Term Distinguished Associate Professor of Philosophy

ROWAN LOCKWOOD, Alfred Ritter Term Distinguished Associate Professor of Geology

JEFFREY K. NELSON, Cornelia B. Talbot Term Distinguished Associate Professor of Physics

CHRISTINE L. NEMACHECK, Alumni Memorial Term Distinguished Associate Professor of Government

CHARLES J. PALERMO, Alumni Memorial Term Distinguished Associate Professor of Art and Art History

REGINA ROOT, Class of 1963 Term Distinguished Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures

KAM W. TANG, Robert F. and Sara M. Boyd Term Distinguished Associate Professor of Marine Science

PATTY ZWOLLO, Vera W. Barkley Term Distinguished Associate Professor of Biology

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The following members of the faculty were approved for promotion.

TODD D. AVERETT, Department of Physics

ARNAB K. BASU, Department of Economics

VLADIMIR BOLOTNIKOV, Department of Mathematics

CHARLES F. GRESSARD, School of Education

PAMELA S. HUNT, Department of Psychology

CHARLES R. McADAMS, School of Education

JENNIFER M. MELLOR, Department of Economics

JOHN NOELL MOORE, School of Education

GRAHAM C. OUSEY, Department of Sociology

JOHN C. POUTSMA, Department of Chemistry

SARAH L. STAFFORD, Department of Economics

ANN MARIE STOCK, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures

JOHN P. SWADDLE, Department of Biology

JANICE L. ZEMAN, Department of Psychology

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The following faculty members were approved a leave of absence during the 2010-2011 academic year.

EVELYN G. HALL, Associate Professor of Kinesiology, to continue research.

RANI D. MULLEN, Assistant Professor of Government, as a Visiting Fellow with the Center for Policy Research in New Delhi, India to pursue research on governance and democracy in India and South Asia.

NEAL A. TOGNAZZINI, Assistant Professor of Philosophy to accept a Doctoral Recipients Fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies.

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The following appointments were approved to fill vacancies in the professional faculty:

ROBERT J. AVALLE, JR., Director, Operations and Maintenance, effective 10 May 2010
B.S., United States Military Academy, 1981
M.S., University of Michigan, 1991
University of California - Merced
Director of Campus Services, Facilities Management, 2005-2010
Westminster College
Dean of Student Life, 2002-2005
University of Missouri - Columbia
Chairman, Department of Military Science, 1999-2002

KAYREN M. COUVILLION, Finance Manager, Reves Center for International Studies, effective 10 February 2010
B.S., Louisiana Tech University, 1988
Williamsburg Community Health Foundation
Director, Accounting and Operations, 2004-2010
Zentox Corporation
Director of Operations/Accountant, 1999-2002
Troy State University-Kaiserslautern, Germany
Accountant, 1993-1996

JENNIFER DAHNKE, Associate Director for the Undergraduate Program, Mason School of Business, effective 25 February 2010
B.A., The College of Wooster, 2002
M.Ed., College of William and Mary, 2008
College of William and Mary
Assistant Director for the Undergraduate Program, Mason School of Business, 2005-2010
Coordinator of Global Education Programs and Services, Reves Center for International Studies, 2004-2005
International Programs Assistant and Global Education Services
Reves Center for International Studies, 2002-2004

STEPHEN W. MOUNT, Major Gifts Officer for Arts and Sciences, University Development, effective 10 May 2010
Cornell University
Senior Individual Giving Associate, Department of Principal
Gifts, 2008-2010
Individual Giving Associate, Department of Major Gifts, 2007-2008
SUNY Tompkins Cortland Community College
Director of Major Gifts, 2004-2006
Historic Ithaca, Inc.
Fundraising and Campaign Associate, 2003-2004
Ithacare Center Service Company, Inc.
Director of Development and Community Relations, 2001-2003

DANIEL PATTERSON, Associate Director of Utilities, effective 10 March 2010
B.S., University of Delaware, 1974
College of William and Mary
Energy Manager, 2005-2010
Environmental Resources Management
Senior Project Manager, 2002-2004
Warner-Lambert
Director, Energy and Environmental Compliance, 1991-2002
Manager, Energy and Utilities, 1986-1991
Senior Energy Engineer, 1980-1986

LAUREN P. SENEY, Access/Technical Services Librarian, The Wolf Law Library, effective 1 March 2010
B.A., Christopher Newport University, 2004
M.S., University of Tennessee, 2008
College of William and Mary, The Wolf Law Library
Assistant Circulation and Reserve Supervisor, 2004-2010

JONATHAN W. SMALL, Director of Football Operations, Athletics Department, effective 5 April 2010
B.A., Charleston Southern University, 2006
M.S., Georgia State University, 2009

JOHN WALLACE, Director of Development Communications, University Development, effective 10 March 2010
B.A., Christopher Newport University, 1999
College of William and Mary
Associate Director of Development Communications, University Development, 2006-2010
William and Mary Alumni Association
Associate Director of Alumni Communications, 2004-2005
Assistant Director of Alumni Communications, 2002-2004
Editorial Assistant, 2001-2002

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The following appointments were approved to fill vacancies in the instructional faculty:

JAMES PATRICK BARBER, Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., Grand Valley State University, 1995
M.A., Bowling Green State University, 1997
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2009
University of Michigan
Assistant for Programs and Research, Center for Research on Teaching and Learning, 2009-2010

JAMEL DONNOR, Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., Washington State University, 1997
M.A., The Ohio State University, 1999
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2005
California State University-Fullerton
Assistant Professor, 2007-2010
Washington University
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, 2005-2007

CHRISTOPHER FREIMAN, Instructor of Philosophy
B.A., Duke University, 2004
Ph.D. (Candidate), University of Arizona

NANETTE S. FRITSCHMANN, Assistant Professor of Education
B.S. (1992); M.B.A. (1996), Woodbury University
M.S., California State University, Fullerton, 2002
Ph.D., University of Kansas, 2006
Lehigh University
Assistant Professor, 2006-2010
       
SHANTÁ DENISE HINTON, Assistant Professor of Biology
B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1996
Ph.D., Howard University, 2002
Hampton University
Assistant Professor, 2007-2010
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, 2002-2007

ALLISON ORR LARSEN
, Assistant Professor of Law
B.A., College of William and Mary, 1999
J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2004
Catholic University, Columbus School of Law
Visiting Assistant Professor/Scholar in Residence, 2009-2010
O’Melveny and Myers, LLP, Washington, DC
Associate, 2007-2009
University of Virginia School of Law
Research Fellow, 2006

NANCY LEONG, Assistant Professor of Law
B.A., Northwestern University, 2001
J.D., Stanford Law School, 2006
Superior Court, Washington, DC
Law Clerk, The Honorable Frederick Weisberg, 2009-2010
Georgetown University Law Center
Visiting Scholar, 2008-2009
Americans United for Separation of Church and State
Fellow, 2007-2008

JOHN LOMBARDINI, Assistant Professor of Government
B.A., Rutgers University, 2003
M.A. (2005); Ph.D. (2009), Princeton University
Columbia University
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellow, Society of Fellows in the Humanities, 2009-2010
Lecturer, 2009-2010

ROBERT D. MCKEOWN, Governor’s Distinguished Professor of Physics with Tenure
B.A., SUNY-Stony Brook, 1974
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1979
California Institute of Technology
Professor, 1992-2010
Associate Professor, 1986-1992
Assistant Professor, 1981-1986
Argonne National Laboratory
Assistant Physicist, 1979-1980

JEREMY POPE, Instructor of History
B.A., University of Virginia, 1998
M.A. (2002); Ph.D. (Candidate), Johns Hopkins University

JASON M. SOLOMON, Associate Professor of Law with Tenure
B.A., Harvard College, 1993
J.D., Columbia Law School, 2001
University of Georgia School of Law
Assistant Professor, 2005-2010
Harvard University
Chief of Staff and Counselor to the President, 2003-2005
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, New York
Law Clerk, The Honorable Chester J. Straub, 2002-200
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Law Clerk, The Honorable John Gleeson, 2001-2002

KRISTIN L. WUSTHOLZ, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.A.S., Muhlenberg College, 2002
M.S. (2004); Ph.D. (2007), University of Washington
Northwestern University
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2008-2010

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