21 faculty members receive promotions for 2008-09

Twenty-one outstanding faculty members received tenure as associate professors or were named to full professorships in May 2008. Read more.


The following individuals will begin the 2008-09 academic year with promotions:

Cox School of Business

Recommended for tenure and promotion to Associate Professor:
Nilabhra Bhattacharya, Accounting
Richard Briesch, Marketing

Recommended for tenure (Associate Professorship previously awarded):
Tasadduq Shervani, Marketing

Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences

Recommended for tenure and promotion to Associate Professor:
Denise DuPont, Foreign Languages and Literatures
Serge Frolov, Religious Studies
Robert Harrod, Biological Sciences
Robert Howell, Philosophy
Hon Keung (Tony) Ng, Statistical Science
Saltuk Ozerturk, Economics
Timothy Rosendale, English
Carolyn Smith-Morris, Anthropology

Recommended for tenure (Associate Professorship previously awarded):
Renee McDonald, Psychology

Recommended for promotion to Full Professor (tenure previously awarded):
Eric Barnes, Philosophy

Dedman School of Law

Recommended for tenure and promotion to Associate Professor:
Jenia Turner

Recommended for promotion to Full Professor (tenure previously awarded):
Julia Forrester

Meadows School of the Arts

Recommended for promotion to Full Professor (tenure previously awarded):
Peter Beasecker, Art
Randall Griffin, Art History
Robert Krout, Music

Perkins School of Theology

Recommended for promotion to Full Professor (tenure previously awarded):
Karen Baker-Fletcher
Jeanne Stevenson-Moessner

School of Engineering

Recommended for tenure and promotion to Associate Professor:
Dinesh Rajan, Electrical Engineering