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URI announces faculty promotions

Media Contact: Wendy Roworth, 401-874-2773

KINGSTON, R.I. -- June 19, 2006, -- The University of Rhode Island has announced the following faculty promotions effective July 1, 2006:

Promotion to full professor

Name, Department, College , Hometown

Carolyn C. Celebucki, Psychology, Arts & Sciences, Providence
Joel Mark Chandlee, Cell & Molecular Biology, *CELS, Wakefield
Paul Bueno DeMesquita, Psychology, Arts & Sciences, Kingston
Elizabeth Gale Eaton, Library & Information Studies, Arts & Sciences, Wakefield
Nancy L. Fey-Yensan, Nutrition & Food Sciences, *CELS, Charlestown
Kathleen S. Gorman, Psychology, Arts & Sciences, Wakefield
William A. Green, Community Planning & Landscape Architecture, *CELS, West Kingston
Mustafa Kulenovic, Mathematics, Arts & Sciences, Kingston
Brett L. Lucht, Chemistry, Arts & Sciences, South Kingstown
Peter W.C. Paton, Natural Resources Science, *CELS West Kingston
Deborah E. Rosen, Business Administration, Business Administration, Wakefield
Susan E. Roush, Physical Therapy, Human Science & Services, Wakefield
Marie Jenkins Schwartz, History, Arts & Sciences, Wakefield
Mary C Sullivan, Nursing, Nursing, West Kingston
Mark D. Wood, Psychology, Arts & Sciences, North Kingstown


Full professor, tenure Only

Albert P. Kausch, Cell & Molecular Biology, Environment & Life Sciences, Mystic Ct.


Associate Professor

Mary Louise Palm, Nursing, Nursing, Kingston
Sonia Lin, Pharmacy Practice, Pharmacy, Providence


Associate Professor with consequent tenure

Fatemah Akhlaghi, Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacy, Wakefield
Christopher M. Anderson, Environmental & Natural Resource Economics, *CELS, Providence
Lars O. Erickson, Languages, Arts & Sciences, Wakefield
Allan Graham, Accounting, Business Administration, Kingston
Kathleen A. Guglielmi, Education, Human Science & Services, East Providence
Susan L. Hannel, Textiles, Fashion Merchandising & Design, Human Science & Services, N. Kingstown
Jean-Yves Hervé, Computer Science, Arts & Sciences, Narragansett
Valerie Karno, English, Arts & Sciences, Providence
Brian S. Krueger, Political Science, Arts & Sciences, Wakefield
Naomi Mandel, English, Arts & Sciences, Providence
Donna M. Meyer, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering, Cranston
Keykavous Parang, Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacy, Wakefield
Karen M. Ramsay, Library, Library, Wakefield
Judy Van Wyk, Sociology & Anthropology, Arts & Sciences, Kingston
Frederick J. Vetter, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Wakefield
Bryna Wortman, Theatre, Arts & Sciences, Narragansett


Associate Professor tenure only

W.E. Douglas Creed, Management, Business Administration, Roslindale, Ma.
Ginette G. Ferszt, Nursing, Nursing, Kingston
Clifford H. Katz, Biological Science, *CELS, Kingston
Kathryn Moran, Ocean Engineering, Engineering, North Kingstown

Full Professor Level III

James Lavalette Anderson, Environmental & Natural Resource Economics, *CELS, Wakefield
Phillip G. Clark, Human Development & Family Studies, Human Science & Services, W. Kingston
Norman J. Finizio, Mathematics, Arts & Sciences, Westerly
Otto J. Gregory, Chemical Engineering, Engineering, Wakefield
Barbara Kaskosz, Mathematics, Arts & Sciences, Peace Dale
James Ladewig, Music, Arts & Sciences, Winchester, Ma
Edmund A. Lamagna, Computer Science & Statistics, Arts & Sciences, Cranston
Patrick A. Logan, Communication Studies & Plant Sciences, Arts & Sciences, Peace Dale
Yngve Ramstad, Economics, Arts & Sciences, Kingston
Linda Welters, Textiles, Fashion Merchandising & Design, Human Science & Services, Wakefield

*College of Environment & Life Sciences