Faculty News: Four Women Named to New Posts

Lauren Ancel Myers was appointed director of the Division of Statistics and Scientific Computation at the University of Texas in Austin. She is a professor of integrative biology at the university.

Dr. Myers has been on the faculty at the University of Texas since 2003. She is a graduate of Harvard University and holds a Ph.D. in biology from Stanford University.

Juliette M. Rogers, an associate professor of French and Francophone studies at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, has been granted tenure. She joined the college faculty in 2010 after serving as an associate professor of French at the University of New Hampshire.

A graduate of Oberlin College in Ohio, Professor Rogers holds a Ph.D. from Duke University.

Mary Leigh Wolfe was appointed chair of the department of biological systems engineering at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg. She has served in the position on an interim basis since December 2009. Her research focuses on hydrology and watershed management issues.

Dr. Wolfe holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Virginia Tech and a Ph.D. in agricultural engineering from the University of Minnesota.

Barbara Tobias was named to the Robert and Myfanwy Smith Chair of Family Medicine at the University of Cincinnati. She has been serving as a professor in the department of family and consumer medicine.

Dr. Tobias is a graduate of Cornell University and completed her medical degree at the University of Cincinnati.

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