Three Women Scholars Elected to Lead National Organizations

marcusNancy Marcus, the Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor of Oceanography and dean of the Graduate School at Florida State University in Tallahassee, has been named chair-elect of the board of directors of the Council of Graduate Schools. The council has 500 member institutions in the United States and Canada that offer graduate education and advanced research opportunities. Professor Marcus is a graduate of Goucher College in Maryland and holds a Ph.D. from Yale University.

dudziak-squaresMary L. Dudziak, the Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Law at Emory University in Atlanta, was elected vice president of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations. She will serve for vice president for one year and then become president of the society. Prior to joining Emory Law in 2012, she was the Judge Edward J. and Ruey L. Guirado Professor of Law, History and Political Science at the University of Southern California in Los Angles. Professor Dudziak is the author of several books including War·Time: An Idea, Its History, Its Consequences (Oxford University Press, 2012) and Exporting American Dreams: Thurgood Marshall’s African Journey (Oxford University Press, 2008). Professor Dudziak is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley. She holds two master’s degrees, a law degree, and a Ph.D. from Yale University.

campbellAllison A. Campbell was named president-elect of the American Chemical Society. She will serve for one year as president-elect and then become president of the society in 2017. Dr. Campbell is the director of the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, a national scientific user facility that is funded and sponsored by Office of Biological & Environmental Research of the U.S. Department of Energy. The facility is located on the campus of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, in Richland, Washington. Dr. Campbell is a graduate of Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania and holds a Ph.D. from the University at Buffalo of the State University of New York System.

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