Four Women Named to Endowed Professorships

Deborah Shelton was named the E. Jane Martin Professor at the West Virginia University School of Nursing. She will also serve as the associate dean for research. Dr. Shelton was an associate professor of nursing at the University of Connecticut.

Dr. Shelton is a graduate of the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut. She holds a master’s degree from the University of Washington and a Ph.D. from the University of Virginia.

Sandie M. Bass-Ringdahl is the inaugural holder of the Mark and Susan Ashley Endowed Professorship in Audiology at the Southern Illinois University Rehabilitation Institute. Before coming to SIU, Dr. Bass-Ringdahl was on the faculty of the department of communication sciences and disorders at the University of Iowa.

Professor Bass-Ringdahl is a graduate of the University of Florida. She holds a master’s degree in audiology from Louisiana State University and a Ph.D. in speech and hearing science from the University of Iowa.

Alison Cook-Sather was named the Jean Rudduck Visiting Scholar at Homerton College of the University of Cambridge. As a result of this appointment, professor Cook-Sather will teach at Cambridge for the next three summers. Jean Rudduck was the first woman to serve as professor of education at Cambridge.

Professor Cook-Sather is a professor of education and coordinator of the Andrew W. Mellon Teaching and Learning Institute at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania. She is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Cruz. Dr. Cook-Sather earned a master’s degree at Stanford University and a doctorate at the University of Pennsylvania.

Bonnie Daily was named to the John P. Loveland Professorship in Quality Management at New Mexico State University. She is the director of the Ph.D. program in the university’s department of management.

Professor Daily holds a Ph.D. in engineering management from the Missouri University of Science and Technology. She has been on the faculty at New Mexico State University since 1991.

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