Posted on Sep 29, 2011 | Comments 0
This fall there are 68 new faculty members on the campus of the University of California at Irvine. Among this group are eight new full professors. Three of these full professors are women.
Olufunmilayo Arewa has a joint appointment in the departments of law and anthropology. She previously practiced law in New York and California.
A magna cum laude graduate of Harvard College, she holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of California at Berkeley. She is a graduate of Harvard Law School and holds a master’s degree in economics from the University of Michigan.
Katherine Porter was named professor of law at the university. She concentrates on bankruptcy, consumer, and commerical law. She was on the faculty at the University of Iowa College of Law.
A graduate of Yale University, Professor Porter earned a J.D. at Harvard Law School.
Shu-Ming Wang was named professor of anesthesiology and perioperative care at the university’s medical school. She received her medical training at the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey and completed her residency at the New York University Medical Center. She was also trained in acupuncture at the American College of Acupuncture in New York City.