Two Women Join the Faculty at Bates College in Maine

Bates College, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution in Lewiston, Maine, has named two women as assistant professors.

Mara Tieken is a new assistant professor of education. She has taught public school in rural Tennessee and her research focuses on how rural schools impact racial relations in the communities they serve. She holds master’s and doctoral degrees from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Theri Pickens was appointed assistant professor of English. Her research focuses on African-American and Arab-American literature. A graduate of Princeton University, Dr. Pickens earned a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in comparative literature at the University of California at Los Angeles.

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