Nine Women Join the Faculty at Northwestern Oklahoma State University

Northwestern Oklahoma State University in Alva has announced the addition of 11 new faculty members. Among the 11 new faculty members are nine women:

Sarah Chan was hired as an assistant professor of music. She is a graduate of the Manhattan School of Music. She holds a master’s degree in piano performance from the Peabody Conservatory at Johns Hopkins University and a doctorate from the University of Rochester.

Brandice Guerra is an assistant professor of art. She is a graduate of the Art Institute of Chicago and holds a master’s degree from the University of Illinois.

Amy Hall is a new assistant professor of English at the university. Dr. Hall earned a bachelor’s degree at Mount Union College in Ohio. She holds a master’s degree from the University of Akron and a Ph.D. in medieval literature from Florida State University.

Kathryn Lane was also appointed an assistant professor of English. She graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University and went on to earn a master’s degree and a Ph.D. at the University of Louisiana, Lafayette.

Irene Messoloras was named assistant professor of music and chair of the department of fine arts. She is a graduate of the State University of New York College and holds a master’s degree  and a doctorate of musical arts from the University of California at Los Angeles.

Sheila Blalock is a new instructor of nursing. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Southern Nazarene University and a master’s degree in nursing education from Oklahoma Baptist University.

Stephanie Shaw was hired as an instructor of health and sports science education and head coach of the women’s basketball team. She is a graduate of Wayland Baptist University in Texas and holds a master’s degree from East Central University.

Sherril Stone was appointed associate professor of psychology. Dr. Stone holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Central Oklahoma. She earned a second master’s degree and a Ph.D. in experimental psychology from Oklahoma State University.

Wei Zhou is a new assistant professor of economics. A graduate of China Agricultural University, she earned a second bachelor’s degree, a master’s degree, and a Ph.D. in food and resource economics from the University of Florida.

Eight of the nine women named to the NOSU faculty and a male colleague. Not shown: Sherril Stone

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