Trustees award tenure to six, promotions to four, second reappointments to tenAt the spring meeting of the College's Board of Trustees, the trustees approved tenure, promotion, and reappointment recommendations for twenty faculty members.
Awarded tenure, or appointment without limit and promotion to the rank of associate professor, effective July 1, were:
*Jeffrey Bowman, who joined the history department in 1997. He teaches courses in medieval history and is particularly interested in the legal history of the period. He earned his bachelor's degree at Carleton College and holds M.A., M.Phil., and Ph.D. degrees from Yale University.
*Christopher Gillen of biology. A member of the faculty since 1997, he explores the role of a group of ion transport proteins in the salt and water balance of animals. He holds a bachelor's degree from Lafayette College and a doctorate from Yale University.
*Carolin Hahnemann, a member of the classics department since 1998. She specializes in Greek tragedy, comparative epic, and textual criticism. She is a graduate of Hochschule f ü r Philosophie (M ü nchen)and holds an M.A. and Ph.D. from Brown University.
*Judy Holdener, who joined the mathematics department in 1997. Her research interests are algebra and number theory. She earned her B.S. at Kent State University and an M.S. and Ph.D. at the University of Illinois.
*Natalia Olshanskaya of modern languages and literatures. A member of the faculty since 1997, she is a specialist in Russian linguistics and literature. She earned her B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. at the University of Odessa in Ukraine.
*Jonathan Tazewell of drama. His special interest is in film and theater. A 1984 graduate of Kenyon, Tazewell earned an M.F.A. at the California Institute of the Arts.
Promoted to full professor, effective July 1, were:
*Mary Jane Cowles of modern languages and literatures. A member of the faculty since 1989, Cowles is a specialist in nineteenth-century French literature and literature of and about the French Revolution.
*Bradley Hartlaub of mathematics. A faculty member since 1990, he specializes in non-parametric statistics, statistical education, and data analysis.
*Haruhiko Itagaki of biology. Itagaki joined the faculty in 1990. His current research focuses on the physiological and anatomical basis of gustation (taste) in insects.
*Wendy Singer of history. A member of the faculty since 1988, Singer is an expert on South Asia and is particularly interested in the politics of women in India.
Second reappointment to the faculty went to:
*Pamela Camerra-Rowe of political science.
*Balinda Craig-Quijada of dance.
*Keith Howard of mathematics.
*Marla Kohlman of sociology.
*Jesse Matz of English.
*Janet McAdams of English.
*Wade Powell of biology.
*Devin Stauffer of political science.
*Jan Thomas of sociology.
*Kristen Van Ausdall of art history.
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