Five Women Scholars in New Teaching Roles

YoungAmy Young was named the inaugural chair of the department of obstetrics and gynecology at the Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin. She has been serving as the Abe Mickal Professor and chair of the department of obstetrics and gynecology at Louisiana State University Health Science Center in New Orleans.

Dr. Young is a graduate of Vanderbilt University, where she doubled majored in chemistry and biology. She earned her medical degree at the University of Mississippi.

greenberg_facultyJamie Greenberg Reuland was appointed an assistant professor of music at Princeton University in New Jersey. She will join the Princeton faculty in time for the fall 2015 semester.

Dr. Reuland is a graduate of Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. She earned a Ph.D. at Princeton University.

leinwandLeslie Leinwand was named a Distinguished Professor at the University of Colorado Boulder. She is a professor of molecular, cellular, and developmental biology. Her research is focused on heart disease.

Dr. Leinwand joined the faculty at the University of Colorado in 1995. She earned a Ph.D. at Yale University.

liberaceMaire M. Keena Liberace was named a Distinguished Teaching Professor at the State University of New York. She is a professor of speech and philosophy at Rockland Community College. Professor Liberace has been on the faculty at Rockland Community College since 1982.

Professor Liberace is a graduate of Empire State College in Saratoga Springs, New York. She holds a master’s degree from Manhattanville College.

Ardis ButterfieldArdis R.T. Butterfield was named the John N. Schiff Professor of English at Yale University. She joined the faculty at Yale in 2012 after teaching at the University of Cambridge and University College London.

Dr. Butterfield is the author of several books including The Familiar Enemy: Chaucer, Language and Nation in the Hundred Years War (Oxford University Press, 2010) and Poetry and Music in Medieval France: From Jean Renart to Guillaume de Machaut (Cambridge University Press, 2003). She holds bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees from Trinity College, Cambridge and a second master’s degree from the University of Bristol.


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