April 6, 2018

Faculty promotions at Purdue approved by board

Purdue University's Board of Trustees on Friday (April 6) approved faculty promotions. The following promotions are effective with the 2018-19 academic year. Exact dates are noted by campus or individual.

WEST LAFAYETTE CAMPUS
Effective Aug. 13, 2018, except as noted

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

To Associate Professor
Rose Prabin Ambrose, associate professor of agricultural and biological engineering
Owen G. Jones, associate professor of food science
Sara K. McMillan, associate professor of agricultural and biological engineering
Katherine Martin Rainey, associate professor of agronomy

To Clinical Professor
Kwamena K. Quagrainie, clinical professor of agricultural economics (July 1)

To Full Professor
Paul D. Ebner, professor of animal sciences
Michael A. Gunderson, professor of agricultural economics
Tomas O. Höök, professor of forestry and natural resources
Klein E. Ileleji, professor of agricultural and biological engineering
Michael A. Jenkins, professor of forestry and natural resources
Ian Kaplan, professor of entomology
Andrea Vacca, professor of agricultural and biological engineering
Nicole J. Widmar, professor of agricultural economics
Patrick A. Zollner, professor of forestry and natural resources

 

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

To Associate Professor
Blake A. Allan, associate professor of educational studies
Sunnie L. Watson, associate professor of curriculum and instruction

To Clinical Associate Professor
Victoria L. Lowell, clinical associate professor of curriculum and instruction

To Full Professor
Kathryn M. Obenchain, professor of curriculum and instruction (July 1)

 

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

To Associate Professor
Kendra A. Erk, associate professor of materials engineering
Rajamani P. Gounder, associate professor of chemical engineering
John A. Howarter, associate professor of materials engineering and environmental and ecological engineering
Zubin Jacob, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering
Tahira N. Reid, associate professor of mechanical engineering
Michael D. Sangid, associate professor of aeronautics and astronautics
Shreyas Sundaram, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering
Andrew J. Whelton, associate professor of civil engineering and environmental and ecological engineering

To Full Professor
Robin S. Adams, professor of engineering education
Jeffrey P. Greeley, professor of chemical engineering
Steven J. Landry, professor of industrial engineering
Venkatesh M. Merwade, professor of civil engineering
Tamara J. Moore, professor of engineering education
Vijay Raghunathan, professor of electrical and computer engineering
Ruth A. Streveler, professor of engineering education

 

COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SCIENCES

To Associate Professor
Heather A. Eicher-Miller, associate professor of nutrition science
Daniel J. Foti, associate professor of psychological sciences
Georgia A. Malandraki, associate professor of speech, language, and hearing sciences
David J. Purpura, associate professor of human development and family studies
Thomas S. Redick, associate professor of psychological sciences
Sien Chieh Tay, associate professor of psychological sciences

To Clinical Associate Professor
Kristen Faye Kirby, clinical associate professor of nursing
Christi M. Masters, clinical associate professor of speech, language, and hearing sciences (July 1)
Becky S. Walters, clinical associate professor of nursing

To Clinical Professor
Michelle L. Gutmann, clinical professor of speech, language, and hearing sciences (July 1)

To Full Professor
Kimberly K. Buhman, professor of nutrition science
Ulrike Dydak, professor of health sciences

 

COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS

To Associate Professor
Shawn G. Bauldry, associate professor of sociology
Kathryn C. Brownell, associate professor of history
Matthew R. Conaway, associate professor of university bands (July 1)
Lori A. Czerwionka, associate professor of Spanish
Jennifer Freeman Marshall, associate professor of English
Daniel J. Olson, associate professor of Spanish
Brian G. Smith, associate professor of communication
Jeffrey Turco, associate professor of German
Maria Venetis, associate professor of communication

To Full Professor
Elena Benedicto, professor of English
Sherylyn H. Briller, professor of anthropology
Kristina K. Bross, professor of English
Rayvon D. Fouché, professor of American studies/interdisciplinary studies
April Ginther, professor of English
Christian Knoeller, professor of English
Keith L. Shimko, professor of political science
Kevin M. Stainback, professor of sociology

 

LIBRARIES

To Associate Professor
Ningning N. Kong, associate professor of libraries (July 1)
Ilana R. Stonebraker, associate professor of libraries (July 1)

 

KRANNERT SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT

To Associate Professor
Feng Susan Lu, associate professor of management

To Clinical Professor
Matthew Lynall, clinical professor of management (July 1)

To Full Professor
Brian R. Dineen, professor of management
Huseyin Gulen, professor of management
Ralph B. Siebert, professor of economics

 

COLLEGE OF PHARMACY

To Clinical Associate Professor
Rakhi Karwa, clinical associate professor of pharmacy practice (July 1)

To Clinical Professor
Patricia L. Darbishire, clinical professor of pharmacy practice (July 1)

To Full Professor
Yoon Yeo, professor of industrial and physical pharmacy

 

POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE

To Associate Professor
Yingjie Chen, associate professor of computer graphics technology
Matthew J. Turner, associate professor of engineering technology

To Clinical Associate Professor
Raymond P. Hassan, clinical associate professor of computer graphics technology

To Full Professor
Nathalie Duval-Couetil, professor of technology leadership and innovation
Mary E. Johnson, professor of aviation and transportation technology
Eric T. Matson, professor of computer and information technology
Haiyan H. Zhang, professor of engineering technology

 

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE

To Associate Professor
Ximena E. Bernal, associate professor of biological sciences
Anindya Bhadra, associate professor of statistics
Mingji Dai, associate professor of chemistry
Dimitrios Giannios, associate professor of physics and astronomy
Elena Grigorescu, associate professor of computer science
Libai Huang, associate professor of chemistry
Victor Lie, associate professor of mathematics
David Minton, associate professor of earth, atmospheric, and planetary sciences

To Full Professor
Suzanne C. Bart, professor of chemistry
E. Birgit Kaufmann, professor of mathematics
Yuli Lyanda-Geller, professor of physics and astronomy
Lyudmila V. Slipchenko, professor of chemistry
Mark D. Ward, professor of statistics

 

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

To Associate Professor
Niwako Ogata, associate professor of veterinary clinical sciences (July 1)
Marguerite E. O'Haire, associate professor of comparative pathobiology
Hsin-Yi Weng, associate professor of comparative pathobiology (July 1)
GuangJun Zhang, associate professor of comparative pathobiology

To Clinical Associate Professor 
Craig A. Thompson, clinical associate professor of comparative pathobiology (July 1)

To Full Professor
Lynetta J. Freeman, professor of veterinary clinical sciences (July 1)
Mohamed N. Seleem, professor of comparative pathobiology

 

SYSTEM-WIDE CAMPUSES

 

PURDUE UNIVERSITY NORTHWEST
Effective Aug. 13, 2018

To Associate Professor
Taryn Eastland, associate professor of nursing
Janet Garwood, associate professor of nursing
Wei He, associate professor of management

To Professor
Arifin Angriawan, professor of strategic management
Lizbeth Bryant, professor of English
Chandramouli Chandramouli, professor of civil engineering
Margaret Rincker, professor of political science
Steven Scipes, professor of sociology

 

INDIANA UNIVERSITY-PURDUE UNIVERSITY FORT WAYNE
Effective Aug. 13, 2018

To Associate Professor
Adolfo Coronado, associate professor of information systems
Kimberly O'Connor, associate professor of organizational leadership

To Professor
David Cochran, professor of systems engineering
Abraham Schwab, professor of philosophy
Steven Stevenson, professor of chemistry
Linda Wark, professor of human services

 

INDIANA UNIVERSITY-PURDUE UNIVERSITY INDIANAPOLIS
Effective Aug. 1, 2018

To Senior Lecturer
Lingma Acheson, senior lecturer, computer and information sciences
Robert Elliott, senior lecturer, computer information and graphics technology
Denise Slayback-Barry, senior lecturer, biology

To Associate Professor
Euzeli Dos Santos, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering
Christine Picard, associate professor of biology

To Professor
Mangilal Agarwal, professor of mechanical engineering


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