Appointments of promotions, tenure announced

The Kansas Board of Regents has approved the following promotions and appointments of tenure at KU.


To full professor

Brian Blagg, medicinal chemistry

JoAnn Browning, civil, environmental and architectural engineering

Geraldo deSousa, English

Charles Epp, public administration

Hume Feldman, physics and astronomy

Jie Han, civil, environmental and architectural engineering

Michelle Heffner Hayes, dance

Douglas Huffman, curriculum and teaching

Gregory Madden, applied behavioral science

Deborah Smith, ecology and evolutionary biology

Ward Thompson, chemistry

Thomas Tuozzo, philosophy

Elizabeth Weeks, law

To associate professor

Robert Bayliss Jr., Spanish and Portuguese

Shannon Blunt, electrical engineering and computer science

Barbara Bradley, curriculum and teaching

Nathaniel Brunsell, geography

Jae Chang, architecture

Chris Fischer, physics and astronomy

Philip Gallagher, health, sport and exercise sciences

Jennifer Gleason, ecology and evolutionary biology

Kirsten Jensen, ecology and evolutionary biology/Natural History Museum (to associate scientist)

Audrey Lamb, molecular biosciences

Jennifer Laurence, pharmaceutical chemistry

Xingong Li, geography

William Lindsey, religious studies

Jeremy Martin, mathematics

Laura Mielke, English

Jackob Moskovitz, pharmacology and toxicology

David Neely, music

Kristi Neufeld, molecular biosciences

Jennifer Ng, eucational leadership and policy studies

Jorge Perez, Spanish and Portuguese

Erik Perrins, electrical engineering and computer science

Emily Scott, medicinal chemistry

Aaron Scurto, chemical and petroleum engineering

William Skorupski, psychology and research in education

Brent Steele, political science

Carlton (Paul) Tucker, music

Leslie Tuttle, history

Margot Versteeg, Spanish and Portuguese

Douglas Ward, journalism

Robert Ward, IV, molecular biosciences

Jennifer Weber, history

Michael Zogry, religious studies

Award of tenure

Mary Morningstar, special education

To full librarian

Judith Emde, University Libraries

Research and graduate studies

Mary Adair, Biodiversity Institute, to senior curator

Andrew Bentley, Biodiversity Institute, to associate specialist

Zachary Falin, Biodiversity Institute, to senior specialist

Lawrence Hoyle, Institute for Policy and Social Research, to senior scientist

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