Three Women Named to New Faculty Positions

Barbara Boswell has joined the English department faculty and the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies at the University of Virginia as part of the New Faculty Fellows Program of the American Council of Learned Societies. The program, which is supported by funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, offers recent Ph.D. graduates the opportunity for two-year teaching positions at partnering universities.

A native of South Africa, Boswell earned a Ph.D. at the University of Maryland.

Ann Carlson, an internationally respected choreographer, was named a visiting artist at Stanford University’s Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve. Last year, Carlson was a visiting artist in the drama department at Stanford.

Carlson plans on using actors to reenact archival photographs at locations in the preserve where the images were originally produced.

Charlene Wolf-Hall was named chair of the department of veterinary and microbiological sciences at North Dakota State University. Professor Wolf-Hall joined the university in 1996 as a laboratory technician. She was named an assistant professor in 1997 and was promoted to full professor in 2010.

Dr. Wolf-Hall holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from South Dakota State University-Brookings. She earned a Ph.D. in food science and technology from the University of Nebraska.

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