Purdue trustees approve faculty promotions

April 10, 2015  


Purdue University's Board of Trustees on Friday (April 10) approved faculty promotions. The following promotions are effective with the 2015-16 academic year. Exact dates are noted by campus or name.

WEST LAFAYETTE CAMPUS
effective Aug. 17, 2015, except as noted

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

To Associate Professor

Shaun N. Casteel, associate professor of agronomy
Brian P. Dilkes, associate professor of horticulture and landscape architecture
Andrea M. Liceaga, associate professor of food science
Haley F. Oliver, associate professor of food science
Jon P. Schoonmaker, associate professor of animal sciences
Elizabeth J. Tran, associate professor of biochemistry

To Clinical Engagement Associate Professor

Kwamena K. Quagrainie, clinical engagement associate professor of agricultural economics (July 1)

To Research Associate Professor

Farzad Taheripour, research associate professor of agricultural economics

To Full Professor

Corinne E.N. Alexander, professor of agricultural economics
Janna L. Beckerman, professor of botany and plant pathology (July 1)
Ryan A. Cabot, professor of animal sciences
Steven G. Hallett, professor of horticulture and landscape architecture
Christian H. Krupke, professor of entomology
Jianxin Ma, professor of agronomy
Nathan S. Mosier, professor of agricultural and biological engineering
Linda S. Prokopy, professor of forestry and natural resources
Jenna L. Rickus, professor of agricultural and biological engineering

 

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

To Associate Professor

Yukiko Maeda, associate professor of educational studies

To Clinical Associate Professor

Sunnie L. Watson, clinical associate professor of curriculum and instruction

To Full Professor

Heather L. Servaty-Seib, professor of educational studies

 

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

To Associate Professor

Chongli Yuan, associate professor of chemical engineering
Dengfeng Sun, associate professor of aeronautics and astronautics
Hubo Cai, associate professor of civil engineering and construction engineering and management
Jitesh H. Panchal, associate professor of mechanical engineering
Jong Hyun Choi, associate professor of mechanical engineering
Juan P. Wachs, associate professor of industrial engineering
Karen Marais, associate professor of aeronautics and astronautics
Krishna Madhavan, associate professor of engineering education
Milind V. Kulkarni, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering
Panagiota Karava, associate professor of civil engineering and construction engineering and management
Senay Purzer, associate professor of engineering education

To Full Professor

Ann E. Rundell, professor of biomedical engineering
Daniel A. DeLaurentis, professor of aeronautics and astronautics
Jeffrey P. Youngblood, professor of materials engineering
Matthew J.M. Krane, professor of materials engineering
Pedro Irazoqui, professor of biomedical engineering
Sherry Lynn Harbin, professor of biomedical engineering
Zheng Ouyang, professor of biomedical engineering

 

COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SCIENCES

To Associate Professor

Carl A. Behnke, associate professor of hospitality and tourism management
Linda H. Nie, associate professor of health sciences
Sandra B. Sydnor, associate professor of hospitality and tourism management

To Clinical Associate Professor

Vicki L. Simpson, clinical associate professor of nursing
Shannon M. Van Hyfte, clinical associate professor of speech, language, and hearing sciences (July 1)

To Full Professor

James G. Elicker, professor of human development and family studies
Michael G. Heinz, professor of speech, language, and hearing sciences and biomedical engineering
Qing Jiang, professor of nutrition science
Shirley Rietdyk, professor of health and kinesiology
Amanda H. Seidl, professor of speech, language, and hearing sciences
Cleveland G. Shields, professor of human development and family studies

 

COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS

To Associate Professor

Nadia E. Brown, associate professor of political science and African American studies
Harold K. Cooper, associate professor of anthropology
Marlo D. David, associate professor of English and women's, gender, and sexuality studies
Rebekah A. Klein-Pejsova, associate professor of history
Seung Yoon Lee, associate professor of communication
Jessica L. Sturm, associate professor of French and applied linguistics
Christine L. Wuenschel, associate professor of visual and performing arts
Sigrid K. Zahner, associate professor of visual and performing arts
Laura C. Zanotti, associate professor of anthropology

To Full Professor

Daniel P. Aldrich, professor of political science
S. Dorsey Armstrong, professor of English
Rachel L. Einwohner, professor of sociology
Daniel V.A. Olson, professor of sociology
Felicia Roberts, professor of communication
Jennifer M. William, professor of German (July 1)

 

LIBRARIES

To Full Professor

Donna L. Ferullo, professor of library science (July 1)

 

KRANNERT SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT

To Associate Professor

Lin Nan, associate professor of management

To Full Professor

Karthik Kannan, professor of management

 

COLLEGE OF PHARMACY

To Associate Professor

Margie E. Snyder, associate professor of pharmacy practice (July 1)

To Clinical Associate Professor

Ashley H. Vincent, clinical associate professor of pharmacy practice (July 1)
Zachary A. Weber, clinical associate professor of pharmacy practice (July 1)

To Full Professor

Changdeng Hu, professor of medicinal chemistry and molecular pharmacology

 

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE

To Associate Professor

Yu Xia, associate professor of chemistry
Lingsong Zhang, associate professor of statistics

To Full Professor

Luis M. Kruczenski, professor of physics and astronomy
Zhao-Qing Luo, professor of biological sciences
Maxim Y. Lyutikov, professor of physics and astronomy
Sergei F. Savikhin, professor of physics and astronomy

 

COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY

To Associate Professor

Hazar N. Dib, associate professor of building construction management/computer graphics technology
Chad Laux, associate professor of technology leadership and innovation
Alejandra J. Magana de Leon, associate professor of computer and information technology
Nathan Mentzer, associate professor of technology leadership and innovation
Mihaela Vorvoreanu, associate professor of computer graphics technology/technology leadership and innovation

To Clinical Associate Professor

Bradley L. Benhart, clinical associate professor of building construction management
John H. Mott, clinical associate professor of aviation technology (July 1)

To Full Professor

Bedrich Benes, professor of computer graphics technology

 

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

To Associate Professor

Mohamed N. Seleem, associate professor of comparative pathobiology

To Full Professor

Jan F. Hawkins, professor of veterinary clinical sciences (July 1)
Daniel F. Hogan, professor of veterinary clinical sciences (July 1)

 

SYSTEM-WIDE CAMPUSES

 

PURDUE UNIVERSITY CALUMET
Effective Aug. 17, 2015

To Associate Professor

Renee M. Conroy, associate professor of philosophy, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
Claudia Costiuc Mich, associate professor of marketing, College of Business
Rachel C. Smith, associate professor of leadership, College of Business
Beth A. Vottero, associate professor of nursing, College of Nursing
Shuhui Yang, associate professor of computer science, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Science
Yueqi Zhang, associate professor of communication, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

To Professor

J. Curtis Creighton, professor of biological sciences, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Science
Xiaoli Yang, professor of electrical and computer engineering, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Science

 

PURDUE UNIVERSITY NORTH CENTRAL
Effective Aug. 17, 2015

To Associate Professor

Heather V. Fielding, associate professor of English and modern languages, Department of English and Modern Languages
Jean Q. Jiang, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering technology, Department of Engineering Technology
Shengyong Zhang, associate professor of mechanical engineering technology, Department of Engineering Technology

To Professor

Jane E. Rose, professor of English and modern languages, Department of English and Modern Languages

 

IPFW (Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne)
Effective Aug. 17, 2015

To Associate Professor

Mohammad Qasim, associate professor of chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences
Britton Wolfe, associate professor of computer science, College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science
Ryan Yoder, associate professor of psychology, College of Arts and Sciences

To Professor

Elizabeth Thompson, professor of electrical engineering, College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science

 

IUPUI (Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis)
Effective Aug. 1, 2015, except as noted

To Associate Professor

Gregory G. Anderson, associate professor of biology
Melissa A. Cyders, associate professor of psychology
Guoli Dai, associate professor of biology
Haibo Ge, associate professor of chemistry
James H. Hill, associate professor of computer science
Afshin Izadian, associate professor of engineering technology
Feng Li, associate professor computer and information technology
Lei Li, associate professor of chemistry
Sungsoo Na, associate professor of biomedical engineering
Roland Roeder, associate professor of mathematical sciences
Likun Zhu, associate professor of mechanical engineering

To Professor

James A. Marrs, professor of biology
Michael J. McLeish, professor of chemistry
Jeffrey X. Watt, professor of mathematical sciences (July 1) 

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