Posted on Jun 20, 2012 | Comments 0
Washington and Lee University, the highly rated liberal arts institution in Lexington, Virginia, has named 13 faculty members to endowed professorships. There are 45 faculty members at the university that now hold endowed chairs. Of the 13 professors who were recently named to endowed chairs, three are women.
Ellen Mayock was appointed the Ernest Williams II Endowed Professor in Romance Languages. A professor of Spanish, she also teaches in the women’s and gender studies program. She has been on the Washington and Lee University faculty since 1997. Dr. Mayock is a graduate of the University of Virginia. She earned a master’s degree at Middlebury College and a Ph.D. in Spanish language and literatures at the University of Texas at Austin.
Domnica Radulescu was named the Edwin A. Morris Endowed Professor in Romance Languages. Radulescu was born in Romania and came to the United States in 1983. She joined the Washington and Lee faculty in 1992 and also teaches in the women’s and gender studies program. Dr. Radulescu received her master’s degree in comparative literature and her Ph.D. in French and Italian literatures from the University of Chicago.
Joan M. Shaughnessy was named the inaugural Roger D. Groot Professor of Law at the university’s law school. Professor Shaughnessy joined the Washington and Lee faculty in 1983. She is a graduate of the State University of New York at Binghamton and the University of Chicago School of Law.