Smith College Promotes Four Women Faculty Members

Smith CollegeSmith College, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution for women in Northampton, Massachusetts, has announced the promotion of 12 faculty members. Four of these promotions were earned by women.

Ginetta Candelario was promoted to full professor of sociology. Dr. Candelario is the founding vice president of the National Latin@ Studies Association and has served as the director of the Latin American and Latina/o Studies Program at Smith College. She is the author of several books including Black Behind the Ears: Dominican Racial Identity from Museums to Beauty Shops (Duke University Press, 2007). Professor Candelario is a graduate of Smith College and holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. from the City University of New York.

Angie Hauser was named associate professor of dance and granted tenure. She teaches contemporary dance technique and theory as well as dance science, somatices and choreography. Since 2000, Hauser has been a member of the Bebe Miller Company of New York City. Hauser holds a masterof fine arts degree in dance from Ohio State University.

Elizabeth Jamieson was appointed a full professor of chemistry. Her current research is examining how complexes of the transition metal chromium damage DNA. Professor Jamieson joined the faculty at Smith College in 2000 and was promoted to associate professor in 2009. Dr. Jamieson is a graduate of Smith College and holds a Ph.D. in inorganic chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor was promoted to associate professor of history and granted tenure. Before teaching at Smith, she was a University of California President’s Postdoctoral Fellow at the UCLA School of Law. She is the author of Colored Travelers: Mobility and the Fight for Citizenship Before the Civil War (University of North Carolina Press, 2016). Dr. Pryor is a graduate of Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts. She holds a master’s degree from Cornell University and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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