New Assignments for Nine Women Faculty Members

king_karenKaren Whitehall King was named a Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Georgia, the university’s highest honor for excellence in instruction. She is a professor of advertising and is the Jim Kennedy Professor of New Media in the College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the university.

Dr. King holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in advertising and a Ph.D. in communications, all from the University of Illinois.

ballCheryl E. Ball, an associate professor of digital publishing studies at West Virginia University, was given the additional duty as director of the Digital Publishing Institute at West Virginia University Libraries. Dr. Ball joined the faculty at the university in 2014. She is the editor of Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy.

Dr. Ball is a graduate of Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, where she majored in English. She holds a master of fine arts degree in poetry from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond and a Ph.D. in rhetoric and technical communication from Michigan Technological University in Houghton.

Hawkins_LLarycia Hawkins was named the Abd el-Kader Visiting Faculty Fellow at the University of Virginia. She was an associate professor of politics and international relations at Wheaton College, a Christian college in Illinois. There, she came under fire for wearing a hajib during advent in support of Muslim colleagues and by saying that Muslims and Christians worshiped the same God. She was the first tenured African American woman faculty member in the history of Wheaton College.

Dr. Hawkins is a graduate of Rice University in Houston, Texas. She earned a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in political science at the University of Oklahoma.

dean-pipeTeri Pipe, professor and dean of the College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University, is being assigned the additional role as the inaugural chief well-being officer at the university.

Dr. Pipe is a graduate of the University of Iowa. She holds a master’s degree in nursing from the University of Arizona and a Ph.D. in health policy and administration from Pennsylvania State University.

Toda-Magdalena-medMagdalena Toda was appointed chair of the department of mathematics and statistics at Texas Tech University in Lubbock. She joined the faculty at the university in 2001 and served as director of undergraduate studies from 2010 to 2015.

Professor Toda earned a master’s degree in mathematics at the University of Bucharest and a doctorate in mathematics from the Polytechnic University of Bucharest in Romania. She also holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Kansas.

rabSara Goldrick-Rab, was appointed professor of higher education policy and sociology at Temple University in Philadelphia, effective July 1. She has been serving as professor of educational policy studies and sociology at the University of Wisconsin. Professor Goldrick-Rab had been highly critical of the University of Wisconsin’s plans to change the tenure system.

Dr. Goldrick-Rab is a graduate of George Washington University in Washington, D.C. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Pennsylvania.

YolandaWimberly-overview-1Yolanda Wimberly, a professor of pediatrics and associate dean for graduate medical education at the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, has been given the added duties of associate dean for clinical affairs at Grady Hospital, a public hospital in Atlanta affiliated with Morehouse and the Emory University School of Medicine.

Dr. Wimberly is a graduate of the University of Memphis. She holds a master’s degree in epidemiology from the University of Cincinnati and a medical degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee.

mateiDaniela Matei was named the Diana, Princess of Wales, Professor of Cancer Research at the Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University in Chicago. She is a professor of hematology/oncology and a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the medical school.

Dr. Matei is a graduate of the University of Medicine in Bucharest, Romania. She completed her residency at the Stony Brook University Medical Center in New York.

jeanne_marrazzoJeanne Marrazzo was named director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Alabama Birmingham School of Medicine. She is an expert on HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. Dr. Marrazzo was a professor of medicine and the medical director of the STD/HIV Prevention Training Center at the University of Washington.

Dr. Marrazzo is a graduate of Harvard University and the Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. She holds a master of public health degree from the University of Washington.

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