Five Women Named to Distinguished Professorships at the State University of New York

new-SUNY-logoThe State University of New York has announced that 12 faculty members have been designated as Distinguished Professors. According to the university, the title of Distinguished Professor “is conferred upon individuals who have achieved national or international prominence and a distinguished reputation within a chosen field through significant contributions to the research literature or through artistic performance or achievement in the case of the arts.”

Five of the 12 appointments of Distinguished Professorships went to women.

boschLynette M.F. Bosh is chair of the department of art history at SUNY-Geneseo. A native of Cuba, Dr. Bosch is the author of Art, Liturgy, and Legend in Renaissance Toledo (Pennsylvania State Press, 2000). The book won the prestigious Eleanor Tufts Book Award, an international prize from the American Society of Hispanic Art Scholars. Professor Bosch is a graduate of Queens College of the City University of New York System. She holds a master’s degree from Hunter College in New York and a master of fine arts degree and a Ph.D. in renaissance art and religion from Princeton University.

Curtis, AnneAnne B. Curtis is a professor of medicine at the University at Buffalo. Her research has focused on the study and treatment of cardiac rhythm disorders. Dr. Curtis joined the faculty at SUNY-Buffalo in 2010 after teaching at the University of Florida. She is a summa cum laude graduate of Rutgers University in New Jersey and earned her medical degree at Columbia University in New York City.

Morris2Marilyn E. Morris is a professor in the department of pharmaceutical sciences at the University at Buffalo. Dr. Morris is a past president of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Sciences. She is a graduate of the University of Manitoba in Canada and holds a master’s degree from the University of Ottawa in Canada and a Ph.D. in pharmacuetics from the University at Buffalo.

Role2Lorna W. Role is a professor of neurobiology a Stony Brook University on Long Island. Her research is focused on the biology of human memory. Dr. Role joined the faculty at Stony Brook University in 2008 after teaching at Columbia University. She earned a bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics and a Ph.D. in physiology at Harvard University.

Wilson photoKathleen Wilson is a professor of history at Stony Brook University. She is the author of The Sense of the People: Politics, Culture and Imperialism in England, 1715-1785 (Cambridge University Press, 1995), The Island Race: Englishness, Empire and Gender in the Eighteenth Century (Routledge, 2003), and is the editor of A New Imperial History: Culture, Identity and Modernity in Britain and the Empire, 1660-1840 (Cambridge University Press, 2004). Dr. Wilson is a summa cum laude graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara. She holds two master’s degrees and a Ph.D. from Yale University.

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