Wesleyan University Promotes Three Women to Full Professor

200px-Wesleyan_University_Shield.svgThe board of trustees at Wesleyan University, the highly rated liberal arts college in Middletown, Connecticut, has announced the promotion of seven faculty members to the rank of full professor. Three of the promotions went to women.

haddadMary Alice Haddad was promoted to professor of government. She is the author of Building Democracy in Japan (Cambridge University Press, 2012) and Politics and Volunteering in Japan: A Global Perspective (Cambridge University Press, 2007). Professor Haddad is a graduate of Amherst College in Massachusetts. She earned a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in political science at the University of Washington.

Mary-Jane Rubenstein was named a full professor of religion. She is the author of Strange Wonder: The Closure of Metaphysics and the Opening of Awe (Columbia University Press, 2009) and Worlds Without End: The Many Lives of the Multiverse (Columbia University Press, 2014). Professor Rubenstein is a graduate of Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, where she majored in religion and English. She holds a master’s degree from the University of Cambridge in England and a Ph.D. in religion from Columbia University.

UlysseGina Athena Ulysse was promoted to full professor of anthropology. Dr. Ulysse is the author of Downtown Ladies: Informal Commercial Importers, a Haitian Anthropologist and Self-Making in Jamaica (University of Chicago Press, 2008) and Why Haiti Needs New Narratives: A Post-Quake Chronicle (Wesleyan University Press, 2015). Professor Ulysse is a graduate of Upsala College in New Jersey, which has now closed. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan.

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