Three Women Assigned to New Faculty Posts at Major Universities

Sabine Stanley was appointed a Bloomsburg Distinguished Professor at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Professor Stanley is a planetary physicist who studies magnetic fields to learn about the interiors of planets. Before joining the faculty at Johns Hopkins, she taught for 11 years at the University of Toronto.

Professor Stanley is a graduate of the University of Toronto. She holds a master’s degree in geophysics and a Ph.D. in planetary physics from Harvard University.

Lori Holyfield, a professor of sociology at the University of Arkansas, was named co-director of the Teaching and Faculty Support Center at the university. Professor Holyfield has been on the sociology faculty at the university since 1995.

Professor Holyfield is the author of Moving Up and Out: Poverty, Education, and the Single-Parent Family (Temple University Press, 2002) and Veterans’ Journey Home: Life After Iraq and Afghanistan (Routledge, 2011). She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Georgia.

Iris Jaffe has been appointed the Elisa Kent Mendelson Professor of Molecular Cardiology at the Tufts University School of Medicine in Massachusetts. She has been on the faculty at the medical school since 2005.

Professor Jaffe holds a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry, a medical degree, and a Ph.D. in molecular biology, all from the University of Pennsylvania.

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