Four Women Promoted to Full Professor at Saint Olaf College in Minnesota

st-olaf-collegeSaint Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, has announced the promotion of seven faculty members to the rank of full professor. Four of these promotions went to women.

garrettTina Garrett was promoted to full professor in the department of mathematics, statistics, and computer science. Professor Garrett holds a bachelor’s degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. Before joining the faculty at Saint Olaf College, Dr. Garrett taught for four years at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota.

leblancDiane LeBlanc was named a full professor in the interdisciplinary studies department. She also is the director of the college writing program and teaches in the gender studies program. Professor LeBlanc is a graduate of St. Michael’s College in Colchester, Vermont. She holds a master’s degree from the University of Wyoming and a master of fine arts degree from Hamline University in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

thompson2Nancy Thompson was named a professor of art and art history. She is an expert in medieval art and stained glass. Professor Thompson is a graduate of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, She earned a master’s degree and a Ph.D. from Indiana University in Bloomington.

s200_mary.trullMary Trull was appointed a full professor of English. Her research is focused on renaissance and early modern English literature, women writers, and the history of science. Professor Trull is a graduate of Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.


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