April 9, 2021

Faculty promotions at Purdue approved by board

Purdue University's Board of Trustees on Friday (April 9) approved faculty promotions. The following promotions are effective with the 2021-22 academic year. Exact dates are noted by campus or individual.

WEST LAFAYETTE CAMPUS
Effective Aug. 16, 2021, except as noted

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

To Associate Professor

  • Bhagyashree Katare, associate professor of agricultural economics
  • John J. Couture, associate professor of entomology
  • Sadegh Dabiri, associate professor of agricultural and biological engineering
  • Meng Deng, associate professor of agricultural and biological engineering
  • Marisa A. Erasmus, associate professor of animal sciences
  • Jen-Yi Huang, associate professor of food science
  • Stephen R. Lindemann, associate professor of food science
  • Mohsen Mohammadi, associate professor of agronomy
  • Linda J. Pfeiffer, associate professor of agricultural sciences education and communication
  • Carson J. Reeling, associate professor of agricultural economics
  • Nathanael M. Thompson, associate professor of agricultural economics
  • Ariana P. Torres Bravo, associate professor of horticulture and landscape architecture
  • Hui-Hui Wang, associate professor of agricultural sciences education and communication
  • Joshua R. Widhalm, associate professor of horticulture and landscape architecture
  • Gyeong Mee Yoon, associate professor of botany and plant pathology
  • Mo Zhou, associate professor of forestry and natural resources

To Clinical Associate Professor

  • Wenjing Guan, clinical associate professor of horticulture and landscape architecture

To Full Professor

  • Lori A. Hoagland, professor of horticulture and landscape architecture
  • Jason T. Hoverman, professor of forestry and natural resources
  • Michael V. Mickelbart, professor of botany and plant pathology
  • Jacob E. Ricker-Gilbert, professor of agricultural economics
  • Farzad Taheripour, research professor of agricultural economics

 

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

To Associate Professor

  • Stephanie J. Masta, associate professor of curriculum and instruction
  • Patricia M. Morita-Mullaney, associate professor of curriculum and instruction
  • Nielsen Pereira, associate professor of educational studies

To Clinical Associate Professor

  • Kharon D. Grimmet, clinical associate professor of educational studies

To Full Professor

  • Eric D. Deemer, professor of educational studies
  • Jill A. Newton, professor of curriculum and instruction
  • Anatoli Rapoport, professor of curriculum and instruction

 

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

To Associate Professor

  • Andres Arrieta Diaz, associate professor of mechanical engineering
  • Adrian Buganza Tepole, associate professor of mechanical engineering
  • Hua Cai, associate professor of industrial engineering and environmental and ecological engineering
  • James M. Gibert, associate professor of mechanical engineering
  • Mohammad Jahanshahi, associate professor of civil engineering
  • Chi Hwan Lee, associate professor of biomedical and mechanical engineering
  • Jacqueline C. Linnes, associate professor of biomedical engineering
  • Muhsin Menekse, associate professor of engineering education
  • Shaoshuai Mou, associate professor of aeronautics and astronautics
  • Roshanak Nateghi, associate professor of industrial engineering
  • Alexey Shashurin, associate professor of aeronautics and astronautics
  • Carson D. Slabaugh, associate professor of aeronautics and astronautics
  • Wenzhuo Wu, associate professor of industrial engineering

To Clinical Professor

  • Andrew O. Brightman, professor of engineering practice
  • Bradley S. Duerstock, professor of engineering practice
  • Charles R. Kenley, professor of engineering practice
  • Mary K. Pilotte, professor of engineering practice, engineering education
  • Theodore J. Weidner, professor of engineering practice

To Full Professor

  • Jun Chen, professor of mechanical engineering
  • Jong Hyun Choi, professor of mechanical engineering
  • Rajamani Gounder, professor of chemical engineering
  • Brent K. Jesiek, professor of engineering education
  • Nan Kong, professor of biomedical engineering
  • Milind Kulkarni, professor of electrical and computer engineering
  • Partha P, Mukherjee, professor of mechanical engineering
  • Jitesh H. Panchal, professor of mechanical engineering
  • Alice L. Pawley, professor of engineering education
  • Ming Qu, professor of civil engineering
  • Michael D. Sangid, professor of aeronautics and astronautics
  • Gesualdo Scutari, professor of Industrial engineering
  • Fabio Semperlotti, professor of mechanical engineering
  • Dengfeng Sun, professor of aeronautics and astronautics
  • Andrew J. Whelton, professor of civil engineering and environmental and ecological engineering

To Research Professor

  • Justin A. Weibel, research professor of mechanical engineering

 

COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SCIENCES

To Associate Professor

  • Audrey Ruple, associate professor of public health
  • Françoise Brosseau-Lapré, associate professor of speech, language, and hearing sciences
  • Nilupa S. Gunaratna, associate professor of public health
  • Yumary Ruiz, associate professor of public health
  • Susan Sangha, associate professor of psychological sciences

To Clinical Associate Professor

  • Mopelola T. Adeola, clinical associate professor of nursing
  • Elizabeth H. Akey, clinical associate professor of psychological sciences
  • Charna T. Greenwell, clinical associate professor of speech, language, and hearing sciences (July 1, 2021)
  • Cassandra A. Ledman, clinical associate professor of health and kinesiology (July 1, 2021) 

To Clinical Professor

  • Pamela M. Karagory, clinical professor of nursing (July 1, 2021)
  • Dawn E. Wetzel, clinical professor of speech, language, and hearing sciences (July 1, 2021)

To Full Professor

  • Jennifer L. Freeman, professor of health sciences
  • Kimberly P. Kinzig, professor of psychological sciences
  • Linda H. Nie, professor of health sciences
  • Susan C. South, professor of psychological sciences

 

COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS

To Associate Professor

  • Kaveh G. Akbar, associate professor of English
  • Taylor T. Davis, associate professor of philosophy
  • Andrew T. Flachs, associate professor of anthropology
  • Kyle E. Haynes, associate professor of political science
  • Trenton C. Jones, associate professor of history
  • Ashley M. Purpura, associate professor of interdisciplinary studies

To Full Professor

  • Elena Coda, professor of Italian (July 1, 2021)
  • Harry C. Denny, professor of English
  • Elaine J. Francis, professor of English
  • Zhen Yu Qian, professor of industrial design
  • Ann Shanahan, professor of theatre (July 1, 2021)

 

LIBRARIES AND SCHOOL OF INFORMATION STUDIES

To Associate Professor

  • Heather A. Howard, associate professor of libraries (July 1, 2021)
  • Bethany S. McGowan, associate professor of libraries (July 1, 2021)
  • Margaret L. Phillips, associate professor of libraries (July 1, 2021)

To Full Professor

  • Clarence D. Maybee, professor of libraries (July 1, 2021)

 

KRANNERT SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT

To Associate Professor

  • Collin Raymond, associate professor of economics
  • Yaroslav Rosokha, associate professor of economics
  • Pengyi Shi, associate professor of management

To Clinical Associate Professor

  • Michael Kregar, clinical associate professor of management

To Full Professor

  • Benjamin B. Dunford, professor of management
  • Ting Zhu, professor of management

 

COLLEGE OF PHARMACY

To Clinical Associate Professor

  • Nicole L. Olenik, clinical associate professor of pharmacy practice (July 1, 2021)

To Clinical Professor

  • Monica L. Miller, clinical professor of pharmacy practice (July 1, 2021)
  • Brian M. Shepler, clinical professor of pharmacy practice (July 1, 2021)
  • Kara D. Weatherman, clinical professor of pharmacy practice (July 1, 2021) 

To Full Professor

  • Brian Overholser, professor of pharmacy practice (July 1, 2021)
  • Amy H. Sheehan, professor of pharmacy practice

 

POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE

To Associate Professor

  • Xiumin Diao, associate professor of engineering technology
  • Jose M. Garcia Bravo, associate professor of engineering technology
  • Colin M. Gray, associate professor of computer graphics technology
  • Anne M. Lucietto, associate professor of engineering technology
  • Brittany A. Newell, associate professor of engineering technology
  • Rustin D. Webster, associate professor of engineering technology

To Clinical Associate Professor

  • John M. Davis, clinical associate professor of aviation and transportation technology
  • Davin H. Huston, clinical associate professor of engineering technology
  • Timothy D. Ropp, clinical professor of aviation and transportation technology

To Full Professor

  • Julia M. Rayz, professor of computer and information technology
  • Baijian Yang, professor of computer and information technology

 

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE

To Associate Professor

  • Daniel R. Chavas, associate professor of earth, atmospheric, and planetary sciences
  • Alexander A. Chubykin, associate professor of biological sciences
  • Marty D. Frisbee, associate professor of earth, atmospheric, and planetary sciences
  • Dan Goldwasser, associate professor of computer science
  • Chen-Lung Hung, associate professor of physics and astronomy
  • Andreas Jung, associate professor of physics and astronomy
  • Baiying Liu, associate professor of mathematics
  • Angeline M. Lyon, associate professor of chemistry
  • Linquan Ma, associate professor of mathematics
  • Seema Mattoo, associate professor of biological sciences
  • Jeremy K. Miller, associate professor of mathematics
  • Catherine L. Searle, associate professor of biological sciences
  • Thomas J. Sinclair, associate professor of mathematics
  • Qifan Song, associate professor of statistics
  • Lisa R. Welp, associate professor of earth, atmospheric, and planetary sciences

To Clinical Professor

  • Jonathan C. Rienstra-Kiracofe, clinical professor of chemistry

To Full Professor

  • Chittaranjan Das, professor of chemistry
  • Rafael F, Lang, professor of physics and astronomy
  • Guang Lin, professor of mathematics
  • Gregory M. Michalski, professor of earth, atmospheric, and planetary sciences
  • Peristera Paschou, professor of biological sciences
  • Adam Wasserman, professor of chemistry
  • Dabao Zhang, professor of statistics

 

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

To Associate Professor

  • Abigail D. Cox, associate professor of comparative pathobiology (July 1, 2021)
  • Dianne Little, associate professor of basic medical sciences
  • Rebecca P. Wilkes, associate professor of comparative pathobiology (July 1, 2021)
  • Andrew D. Woolcock, associate professor of veterinary clinical sciences (July 1, 2021)

To Clinical Associate Professor

  • Aimee C. Brooks, clinical associate professor of veterinary clinical sciences (July 1, 2021)
  • Christopher M. Fulkerson, clinical associate professor of veterinary clinical sciences (July 1, 2021)
  • Paula A. Johnson, clinical associate professor of veterinary clinical sciences (July 1, 2021)

To Research Associate Professor

  • Bennett D. Elzey, research associate professor of comparative pathobiology

 

SYSTEMWIDE CAMPUSES

 

PURDUE UNIVERSITY NORTHWEST
Effective Aug. 16, 2021

  • Alireza Alavizadeh, associate professor of industrial engineering technology
  • Kimberly L. Brunt, clinical associate professor of psychology
  • Magesh Chandramouli, professor of computer graphics technology
  • Janet H. Davis, associate professor of nursing
  • Lindsay M. Gielda, associate professor of biology
  • Dawit Gizachew, associate professor of chemistry
  • Robert M. Hallock, associate professor of cognitive psychology
  • Grethe Hystad, associate professor of statistics
  • Maged B. Mikhail, associate professor of mechatronics engineering technology
  • Eric A. Mlynarczyk, clinical associate professor of accounting
  • Mary R. Morrow, associate professor of nursing
  • Yu Ouyang, associate professor of political science
  • Herlinda Ramirez-Barradas, professor of Spanish
  • Minoo Ashoori, associate professor of marketing
  • Jane E. Thomas, associate professor of human resource management
  • Kelly P. Vaughan, associate professor of English education
  • Shuhui Yang, professor of computer science
  • Yueqi Zhang, professor of communication
  • Lin Zhao, professor of management information systems

 

PURDUE UNIVERSITY FORT WAYNE
Effective Aug. 16, 2021, except as noted

To Associate Professor

  • Deborah Bauer, associate professor of modern European history
  • Steven J. Cody, associate professor of art history
  • John O. Egger, associate professor of music
  • Seth Green, associate professor of ceramics
  • Merrell A. Johnson, associate professor of physics
  • Elizabeth Keller, associate professor of English
  • Ann Marshall, associate librarian/information services and instruction (July 1, 2021)
  • Atefeh Mohammadpour, associate professor of construction engineering technology
  • Haeik Park, associate professor of hospitality management
  • Sherrie Steiner, associate professor of sociology

To Full Professor

Jeffrey Casazza, professor of theatre

  • Christopher Ganz, professor of fine arts
  • Mark A. Jordan, professor of biology (July 1, 2021)
  • Hamilton S. Tescarollo, professor of music

 

INDIANA UNIVERSITY-PURDUE UNIVERSITY INDIANAPOLIS
Effective Aug. 1, 2021

To Associate Professor

  • Carlos Larriba-Andaluz, Mechanical and Energy Engineering
  • Evava Pietri, Psychology
  • Brandon Sorge, Technology Leadership and Communication

To Professor     

  • Sohel Anwar, Mechanical and Energy Engineering
  • Melissa A. Cyders, Psychology
  • John Goodpaster, Chemistry and Chemical Biology
  • Mohammed Al Hasan, Computer and Information Science
  • Yogesh N. Joglekar, Physics
  • Feng Li, Computer Information and Graphics Technology
  • Jiliang Li, Biology
  • Lingxi Li, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • George Mohler, Information Science
  • Ken Yoshida, Biomedical Engineering
  • Likun Zhu, Mechanical and Energy Engineering

To Senior Lecturer        

  • Shamima Mithun, Computer Information and Graphics Technology

To Teaching Professor

  • Lingma Lu Acheson, Computer and Information Science
  • Brenda Blacklock, Chemistry and Chemical Biology
  • Rob Elliott, Computer Information and Graphics Technology
  • Andrew Harris, Computer and Information Science
  • Debora Herold, Psychology
  • Michael Yard, Biology
  • Robert Yost, Biology 

To Associate Research Professor

  • Yucheng Xiao, Biology

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