Nine Women in New Faculty Roles at Colleges and Universities

SinhaAseema Sinha was appointed to the Wagener Chair of South Asian Politics in the government department at Claremont McKenna College in Claremont, California. She was previously an associate professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. She is the author of The Regional Roots of Developmental Politics in India: A Divided Leviathan (Indiana University Press, 2005)

Dr. Sinha received her bachelor’s degree from Lady Shri Ram College in New Delhi, Indiana. She holds two master’s degrees from Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi and a master’s degree and a Ph.D. from Cornell University.

SuslowValerieValerie Y. Suslow has been appointed as a professor in the Carey Business School at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. She also will serve as vice dean for faculty and research. Dr. Suslow was the Louis and Myrtle Moskowitz Research Professor of Business and Law at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. There, she also served as senior associate dean for MBA programs.

Professor Suslow is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley. She earned a Ph.D. in economics at Stanford University.

Maureen-McHughMaureen McHugh was appointed Distinguished University Professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She joined the faculty at the university in 1986 and was director of the women’s studies program for 12 years. Earlier, she taught at Marquette University in Milwaukee and Duquesne University in Pittsburgh.

Dr. McHugh is a graduate of Chatham University in Pittsburgh. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in social psychology from the University of Pittsburgh.

HamiltonMarcellina Hamilton was appointed associate professor of business administration at Bridgewater College in Virginia. She was an associate professor of business at the State University of New York at Canton.

Dr. Hamilton is a graduate of the University of Lagos in Nigeria. She holds an MBA from Delaware State University and a Ph.D. in organizational leadership from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.

Cheryl+WillmanCheryl Willman was named Distinguished Professor at the University of New Mexico. A leading researcher on leukemia, she has served as director and CEO of the University of New Mexico Cancer Center.

Dr. Willman received her medial degree at the Mayo Medical School in Rochester, Minnesota, and completed her residency at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine.

careyCamille Carey was promoted to full professor at the University of New Mexico School of Law. She joined the faculty at the law school  in 2009 after serving as a clinical lecturer at Yale Law School.

Professor Carey is a graduate of Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York. She earned her law degree at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Franklin, AlyciaAlycia Franklin was appointed associate professor of business administration at Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee. She has served as an associate professor of marketing at the University of North Carolina at Asheville and as an assistant professor of merchandising and marketing at Georgia Southern University.

Dr. Franklin is a graduate of the University of Mississippi. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.

lavik2_resizedErin Lavik was promoted to full professor of biomedical engineering at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. Her research focuses on engineering polymers to protect and repair the nervous system and treat trauma.

Dr. Lavik holds bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in materials science and engineering, all from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

FlytzaniStephanopoulosMaria Flytzani-Stephanopoulos was named a Distinguished Professor at Tufts University in Massachusetts. She is the Robert and Marcy Haber Endowed Professor in Energy Sustainability in the university’s School of Engineering. Professor Flytzani-Stephanopoulos is also the director of the Nano Catalysis and Energy Laboratory at Tufts.

Dr. Flytzani-Stephanopoulos joined the Tufts faculty in 1994. She is a graduate of the National Technical University of Athens in Greece and holds a master’s degree from the University of Florida and a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Minnesota.

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