Williams College Promotes Three Women and Grants Them Tenure

WilliamsWilliams College, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution in Williamstown, Massachusetts, has announced the promotion of four faculty members to the rank of associate professor. All four were also granted tenure. Three of the four promotions went to women.

HidalgoJacqueline Hidalgo was promoted to associate professor of Latino/a studies and religion. She is the author of the forthcoming book Revelation in Aztlan: Scriptures, Utopias, and the Chicano Movement (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016). Dr. Hidalgo is a graduate of Columbia University in New York City. She earned a master’s degree from the Union Theological Seminary in New York and a Ph.D. from Claremont Graduate University in California.

ECON_Jacobson_photoSarah Jacobson is a new associate professor of economics at Williams College. She teaches undergraduate courses on microeconomics and environmental and resource economics. Dr. Jacobson also teaches in the master’s degree program at the Williams Center for Developmental Economics. Dr. Jacobson is a graduate of Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California, and holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in economics from Georgia State University in Atlanta.

marojaLuana Majora was named an associate professor of biology. She teaches courses on evolution and genetics. Dr. Majora holds bachelor’s and master’s degree from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. She earned a Ph.D. at Cornell University and then conducted postdoctoral research at the University of Cambridge in England and the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama.

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