Three Women Scholars Promoted and Awarded Tenure at Valdosta State University in Georgia

Valdosta State University in Georgia recently awarded tenure to five faculty members. Three of these tenure awards went to women, who were all promoted to associate professor.

Meagan Arrastía-Chisholm is an associate professor in the department of human services in the James L. and Dorothy H. Dewar College of Education and Human Services. She joined the faculty at the university in 2015. Dr. Arrastia-Chsholm holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology and a master’s degree in applied sociology from the University of Central Florida. She holds a Ph.D. in educational psychology from Florida State University.

Catherine Sara Bowers was promoted to librarian associate professor and granted tenure in reference services at the Odum Library. She joined the faculty in 2015 after serving for 11 years at West Texas State University. Bowers is a graduate of Drew University in Madison, New Jersey, where she majored in anthropology. She holds a master’s degree in cultural anthropology and a master of library and information science degree from the University of Southern Mississippi.

Evelyn Davis-Walker was promoted to associate professor in the department of art and design in the College of the Arts. Davis-Walker is a graduate of Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio. She earned a master of fine arts degree in advertising design at Marywood University in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Before coming to Valdosta State, Davis-Walker taught at Virginia State University and Otterbein College.

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