Faculty promotions and advancements announced

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Blue Seal

The Office of the Provost at the University of Notre Dame has announced the promotion of 52 faculty members within the University’s colleges and First Year of Studies Program.

Information on faculty who have been promoted, including those who have achieved tenure, tenure-track or emerita/emeritus status also is available online via the Provost’s Office Web site at http://provost.nd.edu.

Faculty promotions are:

College of Arts and Letters

To endowed professor: David Aune, Walter Professor of Theology; Michael Detlefsen, McMahon-Hank Professor of Philosophy; Stephen M. Fallon, The Rev. John J. Cavanaugh, C.S.C., Professor of the Humanities

To professor: Susan D. Blum, anthropology; Michael J. Coppedge, political science; JoAnn DellaNeva, Romance languages and literatures; Thomas N. Hall, English; Rory M. McVeigh, sociology; Alain P. Toumayan, Romance languages and literatures

To associate professor and tenure: Samuel Amago, Romance languages and literatures; Joyelle McSweeney, English; Margaret H. Meserve, history; John D. Griffin, political science; Debra Javeline, political science; Gabriel Reynolds, theology; James X. Sullivan, economics and econometrics

To tenure, associate professor: Karen Graubart, history; Janet A. Kourany, philosophy

To professional specialist: E. Jane Doering, Program of Liberal Studies; Noriko Hanabusa, East Asian Languages & Cultures

To associate professional specialist: AnnMarie R. Power, sociology; Luc H. Reydams,
political science; Patrick L. Vivirito, Romance languages and literatures

To endowed director: John C. Cavadini, McGrath-Cavadini Director of the Institute for Church Life; Olivia Remie Constable, Robert M. Conway Director of the Medieval Institute

To emeritus: Rev. James F. Flanigan, C.S.C., art, art history and design; David M. Klein, sociology; Ralph M. McInerny, philosophy; Guillermo A. O’Donnell, political science; A. Peter Walshe, political science

College of Science

To endowed professor: Mark S. Alber, Duncan Family Professor of Applied Mathematics

To professor: Brian C. Hall, mathematics; Claudia Polini, mathematics

To associate professor and tenure: Philippe A. Collon, physics; Morten R. Eskildsen, physics; Masaru Kenneth Kuno, mathematics; Mary Ann McDowell, biological sciences

To associate professional specialist: Kenneth Filchak, biological sciences; Edward J. Stech, physics

College of Engineering

To endowed professor: Peter C. Burns, Henry Massman Professor of Civil Engineering

To professor: William F. Schneider, chemical and biomolecular engineering/chemistry and biochemistry

To associate professor and tenure: Debdeep Jena, electrical engineering; Tracy L. Kijewski-Correa, civil engineering and geological sciences; Aaron Striegel, computer science and engineering; Yingxi E. Zhu, chemical and biomolecular engineering

To emeritus: James L. Merz, electrical engineering; Daniel J. Costello Jr., electrical engineering; Steven B. Skaar, aerospace and mechanical engineering

Mendoza College of Business

To emeritus: Yu-Chi Chang, management; William Sexton, management

First Year of Studies

To associate professional specialist: Sarah Ellen Brenner

To emerita: Sandra J. Harmatiuk