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BOV resolutions regarding new appointments, promotions

The William & Mary Board of Visitors recently approved resolutions at their April 2012 meeting regarding faculty promotions, designated professorships, the appointment of instructional faculty members, the appointment of professional faculty members, the appointment of an executive faculty member, the appointment of a student professorship and the appointment of a term distinguished professorship. - Ed.


The following members of the Instructional Faculty of the College of William and Mary have been recommended for promotion:

Associate Professor to Professor

        DOROTHY E. FINNEGAN, School of Education

        GREGORY S. HANCOCK, Department of Geology

        ROBERT L. HICKS, Department of Economics

        STEVEN E. HOLLIDAY, Department of Theatre, Speech and Dance

        RAJIV KOHLI, Mason School of Business

        WEIZHEN MAO, Department of Computer Science

        JOHN J. MERRICK, JR., Mason School of Business

        ANNE K. RASMUSSEN, Department of Music

        JUNPING SHI, Department of Mathematics

        KIMBERLY J. SMITH, Mason School of Business

        K. SCOTT SWAN, Mason School of Business

        PATTY ZWOLLO, Department of Biology

Research Associate Professor to Research Professor

        JIAN SHEN, School of Marine Science

Assistant Professor to Associate Professor

        TARA LEIGH GROVE, Marshall-Wythe School of Law

Clinical Assistant Professor to Clinical Associate Professor

        PATRICIA E. ROBERTS, Marshall-Wythe School of Law

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

JAMES R. BRADLEY, Hays T. Watkins Professor of Business

ROBERT L. HICKS, Margaret Hamilton Associate Professor of Economics

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

MARRA AUSTIN, Associate Director, Procurement Processes, effective March 26, 2012
B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University, 2008
A.S., Thomas Nelson Community College, 2005
Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation
Procurement and Contract Administrator, 2010-2012
Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
Senior Buyer Services, 2010
Buyer Capital Construction and Equipment, 2008-2010

BETINA L. COLEMAN, Director of Creative Services, effective March 10, 2012
B.S., Christopher Newport University, 1988
College of William and Mary
Acting Director of Creative Services, 2011-2012
Associate Director of Creative Services, 2010-2011
Managing Web Editor, 2008-2010
Senior Web Consultant and myWM Manager, 2007-2008
Web and Learning Consultant, 2003-2007
IT Learning Consultant, 1998-2003
Telecommunications Systems Administrator, 1989-1998
Office Services Specialist, 1988-1989

W. DUSTIN EVATT, Coordinator, Student Philanthropy and Recent Graduate Programs, University Development, effective February 20, 2012
B.S., Winthrop University, 2009
M.Ed., University of Vermont, 2011
Virginia Commonwealth University
Coordinator for Student Organization Development, University Student
Commons and Activities, 2011-2012

ERIC M. GARRISON, Health Educator, Student Affairs, effective July 1, 2012
B.A., Virginia Commonwealth University, 1992
M.A.Ed., College of William and Mary, 1994
M.Sc., University of London, 1999
Garrison Consulting
Principal, 1994-2012
College of William and Mary
Interim Health Educator, 2011-2012

PAULA LUMSDEN-HAGGERTY, Reunion Gift Officer, University Development, effective February 27, 2012
B.S., Michigan State University, 1993
M.A., Eastern Michigan University, 1996
Direct Access Internal Medicine
Co-Owner/Managing Partner, 2010-2012
Co-Owner/Vice President, 2009-2011
Business Development Manager, 1999-2005
JEREMY P. MARTIN, Assistant to the President and Provost, effective March 21, 2012
B.S., Houghton College, 2001
M.S., Georgia State University, 2003
Ph.D., (Candidate) College of William and Mary
College of William and Mary
Graduate Fellow, Office of the President, 2010-2012

ADAM B. REYNOLDS, Assistant Director, Direct Marketing, Annual Giving, University Development, effective March 12, 2012
B.S., Babson College, 2000
M.B.A., New York University, 2009
BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.
Associate Director, BBC Direct, 2004-2012
Staples, Inc.
Associate Manager, Promotions, 2003-2004
Advertising Account Executive, 2000-2003

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

JEFFREY BELLIN, Associate Professor of Law
B.A., Columbia University, 1995
J.D., Stanford Law School, 1999
Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law
Assistant Professor, 2009-2012
California Courts of Appeal
Senior Appellate Court Attorney, 2005-2009
Latham & Watkins
Litigation Associate, 2003-2005
United States Attorney’s Office, Washington, DC
Assistant United States Attorney, 2000-2002
United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Law Clerk, The Honorable Merrick B. Garland, 1999-2000

ANNIE BLAZER, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies
B.A., Michigan State University, 2001
M.A. (2004); Ph.D. (2009), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Centenary College
Assistant Professor, 2011-2012
Millsaps College
Faculty Teaching Fellow, 2008-2010 

JASON ANDREW CHEN, Assistant Professor of Education
B.S. (1999); M.A. (2004); Ph.D. (2010), Emory University
Harvard University
Instructor, 2011-2012
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2010-2012
Emory University
Instructor, 2009

HARMONY J. DALGLEISH, Assistant Professor of Biology
B.A., Grinnell College, 2000
Ph.D., Kansas State University, 2007
Purdue University
HHMI Science Education Fellow, 2010-2012
Postdoctoral Research Associate, 2009-2010
Visiting Scholar, 2008-2009
Utah State University
Postdoctoral Research Associate, 2007-2009

ADAM GERSHOWITZ, Professor of Law with Tenure
B.A., University of Delaware, 1998
J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2001
University of Houston Law Center
Associate Professor, 2009-2012
La Trobe University School of Law, Melbourne, Australia
Visiting Professor, 2012
South Texas College of Law
Associate Professor, 2008-2009
Assistant Professor, 2005-2008
Covington & Burling
Litigation Associate, 2002-2005
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Law Clerk, The Honorable Robert B. King, 2001-2002

LESLIE W. GRANT, Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., James Madison University, 1990
M.S.Ed., Old Dominion University, 1994
Ed.S., The George Washington University, 1997
Ph.D., College of William and Mary, 2006
College of William and Mary
Visiting Assistant Professor, 2006-2011
Visiting Instructor, 2005-2006

CHRISTOPHER L. GRIFFIN, JR., Assistant Professor of Law
B.S., Georgetown University, 2002
M.Phil., University of Oxford, 2004
J.D., Yale Law School, 2010
Duke University School of Law
Visiting Assistant Professor, 2010-2012

MATTHEW R. HILIMIRE, Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., State University of New York at Geneseo, 2005
M.S. (2008); Ph.D. (Candidate), Georgia Institute of Technology

TRACY D. JOHNSON-HALL, Instructor of Business
B.E., Vanderbilt University, 1991
M.B.A., The Pennsylvania State University, 2008
Ph.D. (Candidate), Clemson University

LANCE KENT, Assistant Professor of Economics
B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 2005
M.A. (2008); Ph.D. (Candidate), Northwestern University

JENNIFER G. KAHN, Assistant Professor of Anthropology
B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 1992
M.A., University of Calgary, 1996
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2005
University of Hawaii, Manoa
Lecturer, 2011-2012
Affiliate Associate Graduate Faculty, 2010-2012
Bernice P. Bishop Museum
Associate Anthropologist, Research Archaeologist, 2010-2012
Assistant Anthropologist, Research Archaeologist, 2008-2010
University of California, Berkeley
Assistant Researcher, 2008-2009
University of Queensland, Australia
Affiliate Lecturer, 2007
Postdoctoral Fellow in Archaeology, 2006-2008

MICHELLE ANNE LELIÉVRE, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and American Studies
B.A., McGill University, 1998
M.Phil., University of Cambridge, 1999
Ph.D. (Candidate), University of Chicago
S.L. ANYA LUNDEN, Assistant Professor of English
B.A., University of California, Irvine, 1998
M.A. (2003); Ph.D. (2006), University of California, Santa Cruz
University of Georgia
Assistant Professor, 2010-2012
College of William and Mary
Visiting Assistant Professor, 2006-2010

EARNEST L. MCCALISTER, Assistant Professor of Military Science
A.S., Summit University of Louisiana, 2000

WILLIAM R. MCNAMARA, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Lafayette College, 2006
Ph.D., Yale University, 2010
University of Rochester
Postdoctoral Researcher, 2010-2012
Yale University
Research Assistant, 2007-2010

MATTHEW W. MOSCA, Assistant Professor of History
B.A., University of British Columbia, 2000
A.M. (2002); Ph.D. (2008), Harvard University
Hong Kong Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences
Research Assistant Professor, 2011-2012
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2009-2011
University of California, Berkeley
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2008-2009

NEIL L. NORMAN, Assistant Professor of Anthropology
B.A., Flagler College, 1996
M.A., University of South Carolina, 2000
M.A. (2004); Ph.D. (2008), University of Virginia
College of William and Mary
American Council of Learned Societies/Mellon Foundation
New Faculty Fellow, 2010-2012
Visiting Assistant Professor, 2008-2010

ANDREJA NOVAKOVIC, Assistant Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Bryn Mawr College, 2004
M.A. (2008); Ph.D. (Candidate), Columbia University

FABRĺCIO PEREIRA PRADO, Assistant Professor of History
B.A. (2000); M.A. (2002), Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul - Brazil
Ph.D., Emory University, 2009
Roosevelt University
Assistant Professor, 2009-2012
University of Rio Grande do Sul – Brazil
Instructor, 2002-2004

NICHOLAS J. SANDERS, Assistant Professor of Economics
B.A., Lewis & Clark College, 2002
M.A. (2005); Ph.D. (2010), University of California, Davis
Stanford University
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2010-2012
University of California, Davis
Graduate Instructor, 2009-2010

ALISON J. SCOTT, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
B.A., Miami University, 1995
M.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1999
M.H.S. (2002); Ph.D. (2006), Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
Georgia Southern University
Assistant Professor, 2006-2012
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Research Assistant, Department of Adolescent Medicine, 2004-2006

JAIME SETTLE, Assistant Professor of Government
B.A., University of Richmond, 2007
M.A. (2009); Ph.D. (Candidate), University of California, San Diego

BRENT W. VIBBERT, Assistant Professor of Military Science
B.S., Central Michigan University, 2009

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The following appointment has been approved to fill a vacancy in the executive faculty: 

KATHARINE CONLEY, Dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures with Tenure, effective July 1, 2012
B.A., Harvard University, 1979
M.A., University of Colorado, 1988
M.A. (1990); Ph.D. (1992), University of Pennsylvania
Dartmouth College
Edward Tuck Professor, 2010-2012
Associate Dean for the Arts and Humanities, 2006-2011
Professor, 2004-2012
Associate Professor, 1998-2004
Assistant Professor, 1992-1998

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The following student professorship appointment has been approved:

FRANCIS TANGLAO-AGUAS, Class of 2015 Associate Professor of Theatre, Speech and Dance

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The following term distinguished professorship has been approved:

JEANNE M. WILSON, Dorman Family Term Distinguished Associate Professor of Business

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