Four Women Promoted and Granted Tenure at Middlebury College

middlebury-collegeMiddlebury College, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution in Vermont, has granted tenure to seven faculty members. The seven were promoted from assistant to associate professor. Of the seven faculty members promoted, four are women.

CombellesCatherine Combelles is an associate professor of biology. She is an embryologist and reproductive biologist. She joined the Middlebury faculty in 2004 after conducting postdoctoral research at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Dr. Combelles is a graduate of the College of Charlestown. She earned a master’s degree at the University of Hawaii and a Ph.D. in cell, molecular, and developmental biology at Tufts University.

eliza-winnerEliza Garrison was promoted to associate professor of the history of art and architecture. She joined the Middlebury College faculty in 2005. Dr. Garrison is the author of Ottonian Imperial Art and Portraiture: The Artistic Patronage of Otto III and Henry II (Ashgate Publishing, 2012). Dr. Garrison is a graduate of Smith College where she majored in medieval studies and history. She earned a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in history at Northwestern University.

Nadia_Horning_Web_PictureNadia Rabesahala Horning was named an associate professor of political science. She is the author of the forthcoming book, Conservation Politics in Africa: Forests, Farmers, and Foreigners. Dr. Horning holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from George Mason University in Virginia. She holds a second master’s degree and a Ph.D. in comparative politics from Cornell University.

Caitlin_croppedCaitlin Knowles Myers was promoted to associate professor of economics. Her research focuses on discrimination in the marketplace.

Dr. Myers is a graduate of Tulane University, where she double majored in economics and Latin American studies. She earned a Ph.D. in economics at the University of Texas.

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