Spelman College in Atlanta Promotes and Grants Tenure to Five Women Scholars

Spelman College, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution for women in Atlanta, has announced that five women have been promoted to associate professor and granted tenure.

Viveka Borum was promoted to associate professor of mathematics. She earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and a master’s degree in pure mathematics at Wayne State University in Detroit. Dr. Borum holds a Ph.D. in mathematics education from Teachers College at Columbia University in New York City.

Rosalind Gregory-Bass was named an associate professor of environmental health and sciences. She is a graduate of Spelman College, where she majored in biology. She went on to earn a master’s degree and a medical doctorate at the University of Wisconsin.

Jennifer Kovacs was promoted to associate professor of biology. She joined the faculty at the college in 2012 after conducting postdoctoral research at Emory University in Atlanta. Dr. Kovacs is a graduate of Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia. She earned a Ph.D. in biology at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Andrea Lewis was appointed an associate professor of education. Dr. Lewis is the author of Preservice Teachers, Social Class, and Race in Urban Schools: Experiences and Strategies for Teacher Preparation (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016). A summa cum laude graduate of Spelman College, Dr. Lewis holds a master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a P.D. from Georgia State University.

Nicole Taylor was promoted to associate professor of education at Spelman College. She is a graduate of Spelman College and earned a master’s degree at the University of Michigan. Dr. Taylor earned a Ph.D. in educational psychology at Georgia State University.

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