Six Women Faculty Members Have Been Appointed to New Positions

JonesSingleC. Jessie Jones, a professor of  health science at California State University, Fullerton, is taking on the additional responsibility as assistant vice president for academic and community partnerships at the university. She has been serving as interim dean of the College of Health and Human Development at the university.

After teaching at the University of New Orleans for five years, Dr. Jones joined the faculty at California State University, Fullerton in 1992. She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from California State University and a Ph.D. in sport psychology from Ohio State University.

sharp2Laurie Sharp is the new holder of the Dr. John G. O’Brien Distinguished Chair in Education at West Texas A&M University in Canyon. She was an assistant professor in the department of curriculum and instruction at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas.

Dr. Sharp holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Central Florida and a doctorate in educational leadership from Tarleton State University.

main-niklasonLaura E. Niklason was named the Nicholas Greene Professor of Anethesiology and Biomedical Engineering at the Yale School of Medicine. She has been on the Yale faculty since 2006 after teaching at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina for eight years.

Dr. Niklason holds a Ph.D. in biophysics from the University of Chicago and a medical doctorate from the University of Michigan.

pattylimerickPatty Limerick, a professor of history and the chair of the Center for the American West at the University of Colorado at Boulder, was named Colorado State Historian by Governor John Hickenlooper. Professor Limerick joined the faculty at the University of Colorado in 1984. Her latest book is Ditch in Time: The City, the West, and Water (Fulcrum Publishing, 2012).

A graduate of the University of California, Santa Cruz, Professor Limerick earned a Ph.D. in American studies at Yale University.

brenda-mccombBrenda McComb, a professor in the department of forest ecosystems and society in the College of Forestry at Oregon State University, has been given the additional responsibility as senior vice provost for academic affairs. Since 2011, Professor McComb has served as dean of the Graduate School. She joined the faculty at Oregon State in 1987 and then spent time at the University of Massachusetts before returning to Oregon State in 2009.

Dr. McComb holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in wildlife management from the University of Connecticut. She earned a Ph.D. in forestry at Louisiana State University.

hartmanlaurelLaurel Hartman was appointed lecturer at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf of the Rochester Institute of Technology. She taught at the Marie Philips School in Framingham, Massachusetts, and is the founder of Dirty Beard Press.

Hartman holds a bachelor of fine arts degree in illustration and a master’s degree in education from the Rochester Institute of Technology.

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