Smith College Has Promoted Three Women to Full Professor

smith-thumbSmith College, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution for women in Northampton, Massachusetts, has announced that four faculty members have been promoted from associate professor to full professor. Three of the promotions went to women.

A Festival of DisorderElisabeth Armstrong was named professor of the study of women and gender. She is the author of The Retreat From Organization: U.S. Feminism Reconceptualized (State University of New York Press, 2002) and Gender and Neoliberalism in India: The All India Democratic Women’s Association and Globalization Politics (Routledge, 2013). Professor Armstrong is a graduate of Pomona College in Claremont, California, and holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. from Brown University.

cardellJudith Cardell was promoted to professor of engineering and computer science. Before coming to Smith in 2002, Dr. Cardell worked at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and as a consultant to the power industry. Professor Cardell is a graduate of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, where she double majored in government and electrical engineering. She earned a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in technology management and policy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

SuarezCristina Suarez was appointed professor of chemistry. Professor Suarez joined the Smith College faculty in 1997 and was promoted to associate professor in 2004. Her research is focused on nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Dr. Suarez holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and a Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the University of California, Davis. She did postdoctoral research at Wellesley College in Massachusetts.

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