Ten Women in New Faculty Posts at Colleges and Universities in the U.S.

MansfieldLinda Mansfield was named a University Distinguished Professor at Michigan State University. She teaches in the departments of large animal clinical sciences and microbiology and molecular genetics.

Professor Mansfield holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Delaware. She earned a doctor of veterinary medicine degree and a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.

LawsonDeana Lawson was named an assistant professor in the Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University. An accomplished photographer, Lawson has been a lecturer at Princeton since 2012.

Lawson is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University and holds a master of fine arts degree from the Rhode Island School of Design.

kralovecHenrietta Kralovec was appointed Distinguished Professor at the University of Arizona South in Bisbee. She is the director of the secondary education program at the campus.

Dr. Kralovec holds a doctorate in education from Teachers College at Columbia University in New York City.

kaplanAlice Y. Kaplan was appointed chair of the department of French at Yale University. She is the John M Musser Professor of French at Yale. She joined the Yale faculty in 2009 after teaching at Duke University.

Professor Kaplan is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley. She holds a Ph.D. in French from Yale University.

haynes_debby_smDeborah C. Haynes was named chair of the department of health and human development at Montana State University. She is an associate professor of family and consumer sciences at the university. She joined the tenure-track faculty at Montana State in 1987.

Dr. Haynes is a graduate of the University of Montana. She holds a master’s degree in family resource management from the University of Nebraska and a Ph.D. in consumer economics from Cornell University.

brannonElizabeth M. Brannon was appointed professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. She was a professor of psychology and neuroscience and director of the developmental psychology program at Duke University. She joined the Duke faculty in 2000.

Professor Brannon is a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, where she majored in physical anthropology. He holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in anthropology from Columbia University.

Grace Namwamba_UMES Human Ecology dept. chairGrace Wasike Namwamba is the new chair of the department of human ecology at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. She is a former professor of family and consumer sciences at Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Dr. Namwamba is a graduate of Egerton University in Kenya. She holds a master’s degree in home economics education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a doctorate in family and consumer sciences education from Iowa State University.

Babcock_LindaLinda Babcock was named chair of the department of social and decision sciences at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. She is the James M. Walton Professor of Economics at the university. Professor Babcock is the co-author of Women Don’t Ask: Negotiation and the Gender Divide (Princeton University Press, 2003).

Professor Babcock joined the faculty at Carnegie Mellon University in 1988. She is a graduate of the University of California, Irvine, and holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Catherine-MobleyCatherine Mobley was named interim chair of the department of sociology and anthropology at Clemson University in South Carolina. She is a professor of sociology and has been on the Clemson faculty for nearly 20 years.

Professor Mobley is a graduate of Clemson University. She holds a master’s degree in policy analysis from the University of Bath in England and a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Maryland.

ColemanTracy Coleman was promoted to full professor of religion at Colorado College in Colorado Springs. Dr. Coleman joined the faculty at the college in 2001.

Professor Coleman is a graduate of Rockford University in Illinois. She holds a master’s degree in French from Middlebury College in Vermont and a second master’s degree in theological studies from Harvard Divinity School. Dr Coleman earned her Ph.D. in religious studies at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.

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