35 Faculty, two librarians receive promotion and tenure

Miami University’s board of trustees approved the promotion and/or tenure of 35 faculty members and two librarians at its Feb. 16 meeting. The actions take effect July 1, 2018.

For Promotion to Professor:upham-guys

Catherine Almquist, chemical, paper and biomedical engineering

Bryan Ashenbaum, management

Nazan Bautista, teacher education

Bruce Drushel, media, journalism and film

Anne Farrell, accountancy

Julia Guichard, theatre

Lena Lee, teacher education

Heidi McKee, English

Terry Nixon, finance

Vaishali Raval, psychology

Nicole Thesz, GRAMELAC

Kumar Vikram Singh, mechanical and manufacturing engineering

Lisa Weems, educational leadership

For Tenure and Promotion to Professor:

Jessica Sparks, chemical, paper and biomedical engineering

For Tenure

Tim Holcomb, management

For Tenure and Promotion to Associate Professor:mch-detail

Jason Berberich, chemical, paper and biomedical engineering

Dawn Blitz, biology

Per Bloland, music

Po-Chang Chen, accountancy

Elise Clerkin, psychology

Theresa Ervin Conover, justice and community studies

Linh Dich, English/languages, literatures and writing

Caleb Eckhardt, mathematics

John Forren, justice and community studies

Tyler Henry, finance

Anthony James Jr., family science and social work

Ziying Jiang, geography/social and behavioral sciences

Thomas Mays, commerce

Stephanie Nicely, nursing

Richard Page, chemistry and biochemistry

David Perez II, educational leadership

DJ (Dhananjai) Rao, computer science and software engineeringmum-beauty

John Schaefer, anthropology/social and behavioral sciences

April Smith, psychology

Leland Spencer, interdisciplinary and communication studies

For Promotion to Principal Librarian:

Jacqueline Johnson

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