A Trio of Women Scholars Appointed to Endowed Chairs at Major Universities

stephani-valberg_lgStephanie Valberg was named to the Mary Anne McPhail Dressage Chair in Equine Sports Medicine at Michigan State University. She has been serving as a professor in the department of clinical and population sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Minnesota.

Dr. Valberg earned a doctor of veterinary medicine degree at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada. She holds a Ph.D. in equine exercise physiology from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences.

claudia_rankineClaudia Rankine was appointed to the Aerol Arnold Chair of English in the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Professor Rankin will begin teaching at the University of Southern California in the fall of 2016. She has been serving as the Henry G. Lee Professor of English at Pomona College in Claremont, California.

Professor Rankine is a graduate of Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, where she majored in literature. Professor Rankine holds a master of fine arts degree in poetry from Columbia University.

fanzoJessica Fanzo was named a Bloomsberg Distinguished Professor at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. She will teach in the Berman Institute of Bioethics and the Paul H. Nitze School of International Studies. Dr. Fanzo was the nutrition director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University.

Dr. Fanzo earned a Ph.D. in nutrition at the University of Arizona.

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