Six Women Faculty Members Taking on New Duties at Major Universities

hollandAlisha Holland was hired as an assistant professor of politics at Princeton University in New Jersey. She will begin teaching at Princeton in the fall of 2016. Currently, Dr. Holland serves as junior fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows.

Dr. Holland is a graduate of Princeton University and holds a Ph.D. in political science from Harvard University.

KrawitzJan Krawitz was appointed the Sadie Dernham Patek Professor in Humanities at Stanford University in California. She has been serving as a professor of art and art history at Stanford. Professor Krawitz joined the Stanford faculty in 1980 and was promoted to full professor in 1988.

Professor Krawitz is a graduate of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. She earned a master of fine arts degree in film at Temple University in Philadelphia.

SchatzelRhonda Longworth, a professor of political science at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, has been given the additional responsibility as interim provost. She will take over for provost Kim Schatzel who is leaving to become president of Towson University in Maryland. Since 2011, Dr. Longworth has served as associate provost and associate vice president for academic affairs at Eastern Michigan University.

Dr. Longworth has served on the faculty at Eastern Michigan University since 1994. She holds a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Iowa.

taylorJacquelyn Taylor, an associate professor in the pediatric nurse practitioner program at the Yale University School of Nursing, was given the additional responsibility as assistant dean of diversity and inclusion at the nursing school.

Dr. Taylor holds a bachelor’s degree, a master’s degree, and a doctorate in nursing, all from Wayne State University in Detroit.

Barbara_KrauthamerBarbara Krauthamer, an associate professor of history at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, has been given the additional duty as associate dean for student and inclusion at the university’s Graduate School. Dr. Krauthamer is the author of Black Slaves, Indian Masters: Slavery, Emancipation, and Citizenship in the Native American South (University of North Carolina Press, 2013). She is the co-author of Envisioning Emancipation: Black Americans and the End of Slavery (Temple University Press, 2012).

Dr. Krauthamer holds a master’s degree from Washington University in St. Louis and a second master’s degree and a Ph.D. from Princeton University in New Jersey.

HeppellSelina Heppell was appointed chair of the department of fisheries and wildlife in the College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University in Corvallis. She is the first woman to hold the chair in the 80-year history of the department. She joined the faculty at the university in 2001.

Dr. Heppell is a graduate of the University of Washington. She holds a master’s degree in zoology from North Carolina State University and a Ph.D. in zoology from Duke University.


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