Six Women in New Faculty Roles at Colleges and Universities

New faculty member Mary Zeigler, College of Law.Mary Ziegler was named the Stearns Weaver Miller Professor of Law at the College of Law of Florida State University in Tallahassee. She has been on the faculty at the law school since 2013. Previously, Professor Ziegler taught at Saint Louis University. She is the author of the forthcoming book After Roe: The Lost History of the Abortion Debate (Harvard University Press, 2015).

Professor Ziegler is a graduate of Harvard University and Harvard Law School.

cockburnSally Cockburn was promoted to full professor of mathematics at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York. She joined the faculty at the high-ranking liberal arts college in 1991.

Professor Cockburn holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Queens University in Kingston, Ontario. She holds a second master’s degree in systems science from the University of Ottawa and a Ph.D. in mathematics from Yale University.

jacksonChristsChrista Jackson is a new assistant professor in mathematics education in the College of Human Sciences at Iowa State University. She was an assistant professor of mathematics education at the University of Kentucky.

Dr. Jackson is a graduate of Evangel University in Springfield, Missouri. She holds a master’s degree from Missouri State University and a doctorate in curriculum and instruction from the University of Missouri.

kelly-klump_lgKelly Klump was named Michigan State University Foundation Professor. She is a professor of psychology at the university and her research focuses on the causes of eating disorders. Dr. Klump joined the faculty at Michigan State in 2005.

Professor Klump is a summa cum laude graduate of Michigan State University. She earned a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from University of Minnesota.

pittmanCassi Pittman is a new assistant professor of sociology at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. She recently completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at Ohio State University.

Dr. Pittman is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. She holds a Ph.D. in sociology from Harvard University.

lindenfeldLaura Lindenfeld, associate professor of mass communication at the University of Maine, has been given the additional duty as director of the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center at the university.

Dr. Lindenfeld is a graduate of Rheinische Friedrich-Wilmhelms-Universitat in Bonn, Germany. She earned a Ph.D. in cultural studies at the University of California, Davis.


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