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University of Rhode Island faculty promotions

Media Contact: Wendy Roworth, 401-874-2773

KINGSTON, R.I. May 12, 2010, -- The University of Rhode Island has announced the following faculty promotions effective July 1, 2010:

Promotions to the Rank of
FULL PROFESSOR
(Effective July 1, 2010)

Name, Department, College, Hometown

Bodah, Matthew, Labor Research Center, Continuing Education, Newport
Boving, Thomas, Geosciences, Environment & Life Sciences, Hope Valley
George, Timothy S, History, Arts & Sciences, Wakefield
Kirchner, Doris, Languages, Arts & Sciences, East Greenwich
Parillo, Joseph, Music, Arts & Sciences, North Kingstown
Rogers, Margaret, Psychology, Arts & Sciences, Cranston
Rusnock, Andrea, History, Arts & Sciences, Wakefield
Sama, Catherine, Languages, Arts & Sciences, Pawtucket
Weyandt, Lisa, Psychology, Arts & Sciences, Newport


Promotions to the Rank of
FULL PROFESSOR III
(Effective July 1, 2010)

Name, Department, College, Hometown

Fischer, Godi, Electrical, Computer, & Biomedical, Engineering, Wakefield
Grilli, Stephan, Ocean Engineering, Engineering, Narragansett
Mundorf, Norbert, Communication Studies, Arts & Sciences, Peace Dale
Pagh, Barbara, Art & Art History, Arts & Sciences, Wakefield
Rosenbaum, Sara, Biomedical & Pharmaceutical, Pharmacy, Providence
Tsiatas, George, Civil Engineering, Engineering, Wakefield


ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, TENURE ONLY
Contingent on Action by the Board of Governors
(Effective July 1, 2010)

Name, Department, College, Hometown

De Groot, Cornelis, Education, Human Science & Services, Exeter
Donohue, Kathleen, Oceanography, Wakefield
Taveira, Tracey, Pharmacy Practice, Pharmacy, Somerset

Promotions to the Rank of
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR WITH CONSEQUENT TENURE
Contingent on Action by the Board of Governors
(Effective July 1, 2010)

Name, Department, College, Hometown

Aberdam, Eliane, Music, Arts & Sciences, Westerly
Blanthorne, Cynthia, Accounting, Business Admin, East Greenwich
Davis, Kathleen T, English, Arts & Sciences, Charlestown
Deboef, Brenton, Chemistry, Arts & Sciences, East Providence
Dyehouse, Jeremiah, Writing & Rhetoric, Arts & Sciences, North Kingstown
Echevarria, Megan, Languages, Arts & Sciences, Newport
Jervis, Kathryn, Accounting, Business Admin, Hope Valley
Laplante, Kerry, Pharmacy Practice, Pharmacy, East Greenwich
Medina-Bonifant, Araceli, Math, Arts & Sciences, Kingston
Rarick, Damon, Languages, Arts & Sciences, Providence
Sun, Yan, Electrical, Computer & Biomedical Engineering, Wakefield
Thornber, Carol, Biological Sciences, Environment & Life Sciences, Westerly
Wheeler, Anthony, Entrepreneurial Mgmt., Business Admin, East Greenwich


Promotions to the Rank of ASSOCIATE RESEARCH PROFESSOR
(Effective July 1, 2010)

Name, Department, College, Hometown

Goldstein, Elaina, Pharmacy Practice, Pharmacy, Providence


Promotions to the Rank of ASSOCIATE CLINICAL PROFESSOR
(Effective July 1, 2010)

Name, Department, College, Hometown

Bozzi, Edward, Cell & Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Continuing Edu, Providence
Hulme, Janice, Physical Therapy, Human Science & Services, Warwick
Klitz, Barbara, Cell & Molecular Biology, Environment & Life Sciences, North Scituate
Uhnak, Kenneth, Cell & Molecular Biology, Biotech, Continuing Edu., Providence
Ward, Kristina Bruce, Pharmacy Practice, Pharmacy, East Greenwich