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Announcing this year’s faculty tenure and promotions

Join fellow educators and staff in celebrating Roadrunners on the rise Oct. 30.

By Siet Wright

October 23, 2019

Tenure and promotion reception.The Office of Academic Affairs will host the 2019 Tenure and Promotion Reception on Oct. 30 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at St. Cajetan’s Event Center.

The event honors faculty members who received tenure and/or promotions during the past year. All faculty and staff are welcome to attend and celebrate their colleagues’ achievements.

RSVP now to reserve your spot at the party. Email Ann Sanders, executive assistant to the provost/executive vice president, or Lisa Lanford, office manager for the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs, with any questions.

Assistant Professor to Associate Professor Promotions:

Rosemarie Allen, Ed.D., Special Education, Early Childhood, and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education

Azure Avery, Ph.D., Physics

David Bechtold, Ph.D., Management

Eric Blomfelt, J.D., Management

Randi Brazeau, Ph.D., Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Maureen Flynn, Ph.D., Psychological Sciences

Christopher Garris, Ph.D., Psychological Sciences

Mark Harris, Music

Eric James, Ph.D., Communication Studies

Samuel Jay, Ph.D., Communication Studies

Meredith Jeffers, Ph.D., Modern Languages

Janelle Johnson, Ph.D., Secondary Education, K-12 Education and Educational Technology

Kristen Lyons, Ph.D., Psychological Sciences

Edgar Maldonado, Ph.D., Computer Information Systems and Business Analytics

Joshua Martin, Ph.D., Chemistry and Biochemistry

Hyon Namgung, Ph.D., Criminal Justice and Criminology

Christine Pink, Ph.D., Anthropology

Sanaa Riaz, Ph.D., Anthropology

Shelley Rohde-Poole, Ph.D., Mathematics

Gene Roberts, Music

Richard Russell, J.D., Accounting

Ellen Spitler, Ph.D., Secondary and K-12 Education

Summer Trentin, Ph.D., Art

Jessica Weiss, Ph.D., Art


Associate Professor to Professor Promotions:

Brian Bagwell, Psy.D., Human Services and Counseling

Joanne Bailey, Ph.D., Social Work

Andrew Bonham, Ph.D., Chair and Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

Jennifer Capps, Ph.D., Dean, College of Professional Studies

Rachael Delaney, Art

Jan Perry Evenstad, Ph.D., Executive Director, Western Educational Equity Assistance Center

Bethany Fleck-Dillen, Ph.D., Psychological Sciences

Rebecca Forgash, Ph.D., Anthropology

Carlos Frésquez, Ph.D., Art

Jennifer Gagliardi-Seeley, Ph.D., Biology

April Hill, Ph.D., Chemistry and Biochemistry

Deborah Horan, Ph.D., Chair and Professor, Elementary Education and Literacy

Michael Jacobs, Ph.D., Chemistry and Biochemistry

Uwe Kackstaetter, Ph.D., Geology

Devi Kalla, Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering Technology

Laura Love, Theatre

Mona Mocanasu, Ph.D., Mathematical and Computer Sciences

Chad Mortensen, Ph.D., Psychological Sciences

Vincent Piturro, Ph.D., English

Nicholas Recker, Ph.D., Sociology

James Reid, Ph.D., Philosophy

Todd Reimer, Ph.D., Secondary Education, K-12 Education and Educational Technology

Courtney Rocheleau, Ph.D., Psychological Sciences

Keah Schuenemann, Ph.D., Meteorology

Zoe Shevalier, Ph.D., Sociology

Paul Sidelko, Ph.D., History

Linda Sundbye, Ph.D., Mathematical and Computer Sciences

Benjamin Thompson, Ph.D., Human Performance and Sport

Nicole Vowles, Ph.D., Chair and Professor, Marketing

Sheryl Zajdowicz, Ph.D., Biology

Kevin Zeiler, J.D., Chair and Professor, Health Professions

Topics: Events, Promotion

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