Four Women Faculty Members at Hamilton College Have Been Awarded Tenure

Hamilton College, the highly rated liberal arts college in Clinton, New York, recently announced the awarding of tenure to five faculty members, effective July 1. Four of the tenure awards went to women scholars.

Kira Jumet is an assistant professor of government. She focuses her research on protest mobilization leading up to and during the 2011 and 2013 Egyptian uprisings, including the relationship between emotions and protest participation. She is the author of Contesting the Repressive State: Why Ordinary Egyptians Protested During the Arab Spring (Oxford University Press, 2017).  Dr. Jumet received her bachelor’s degree in international relations and Middle East studies from Brown University in Rhode Island, her master’s degree in Middle East studies from the American University in Cairo, and her doctorate in political science from Rutgers University in New Jersey.

Celeste Day Moore is an assistant professor of history. She is a historian of African-American culture, media, and Black internationalism in the 20th century. Dr. Moore, who joined the faculty at Hamilton College in 2014, is the author of Soundscapes of Liberation: African American Music in Postwar France (Duke University Press, 2021). Dr. Moore is a graduate of Haverford College in Pennsylvania. She earned a master’s degree and a Ph.D. at the University of Chicago.

Claire Mouflard is an assistant professor of French at Hamilton College. She joined the faculty in 2017. Her research concentrates on contemporary French and francophone literature, culture, and film. She is the author of Ethnic Minority Women’s Writing in France: Publishing Practices and Identity Formation, 1998-2005 (Lexington Books, 2020). Dr. Mouflard received a maîtrise (master’s degree) in English from the University of Burgundy in Dijon. She earned a master’s degree in French and francophone studies from the University of Montana, and her doctoral degree in French and francophone studies from the University of Washington.

Rachel White, an assistant professor of psychology, examines the development of self-control of children from the preschool years through adolescence. She is particularly interested in how children use play and other imaginative strategies to better regulate their thoughts, behaviors, and emotions. Dr. White received her bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College in Massachusetts and her master’s degree and doctorate from the Institute of Child Development at the University of Minnesota. Prior to joining the faculty at Hamilton n 2016, she completed a postdoctoral fellowship and taught at the University of Pennsylvania.

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