Transitions

Posted: September 18, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

This periodic column highlights the comings and goings of Mason faculty and staff, as well as promotions and job changes within the university.

Send information to gazette@gmu.edu. Note: because of the volume of hires in the fall, this is only a partial list of new hires as of Sept. 9; another list will be posted next week.

Administration

Carol-Ann Courtney is the new assistant director of pre-award in the Office of Sponsored Programs.

Brian Edlinski is the new production manager in Creative Services.

Anna Lipari is a new pharmacy technician in the Student Health Center.

Karen C. Pirhalla, formerly executive director for regional campuses operations, has accepted the newly created position of Arlington Campus executive officer.

College of Education and Human Development

Amanda Marie Allen is a new assistant professor of athletic training in the School of Recreation, Health and Tourism.

Alson Hruby is a new assistant professor in the Graduate School of Education.

Jacquelynne Malloy is a new assistant professor in the Graduate School of Education.

Cheryl Ray is a new program office manager.

Laura Shelby is a new assistant professor in the School of Recreation, Health and Tourism.

Jason Winchester is a new assistant professor in the School of Recreation, Health and Tourism.

Kristien Zenkov is a new associate professor in the Graduate School of Education.

College of Health and Human Services

Janusz Wojtusiak is a new assistant professor in the Department of Health Administration and Policy.

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Elaine Ancekewicz is a new assistant professor of French in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages.

Anja Apitz is a new term assistant professor of German in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages.

Jennifer Barnes Bowie is a new assistant professor in the Department of Public and International Affairs.

Derek Boyd is a new assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy.

Albert Defazio is a new term assistant professor in the Department of English.

Christiannne Esposito-Smythers is a new assistant professor in the Department of Psychology.

Elizabeth Freeman is a new assistant professor in New Century College.

Al Fuertes is a new term assistant professor in New Century College.

Michael Gilmore is a new assistant professor in New Century College.

Beth Ann Hoffmann is a new assistant professor in the Department of English.

Erica Jacobs is a new term assistant professor in the Department of English.

Laura Kalba is a new postdoctoral teaching fellow in the Department of History and Art History.

Cynthia Anne Kierner is a new professor in the Department of History and Art History.

Dae Young Kim is a new assistant professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology.

Lester Kurtz is a new professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology.

Jamie Renee Lester is a new assistant professor in the Higher Education Program.

Andrew Light is a new associate professor in the Department of Philosophy.

Jennifer Lockwood is a new assistant professor in the Department of English.

Angela Mazakis is the new career services coordinator.

Douglas Morgan Padgett is a new assistant professor in Religious Studies.

Ginta Palubinskas is a new assistant professor and undergraduate program coordinator in the Department of Public and International Affairs.

Anne Rhodes is a new research associate in the Department of Administration of Justice.

Danielle Rudes is a new assistant professor in the Department of Administration of Justice.

Claire Salinas is a new postdoctoral fellow in the Department of History and Art History.

College of Science

Fernando Mut is a new research associate in the Center for Computational Fluid Dynamics.

Esther Peters is a new term assistant professor in the Department of Environmental Science and Policy.

Daniel Sklarew is a new associate professor in the Department of Environmental Science and Policy.

College of Visual and Performing Arts

Jesse Guessford is a new assistant professor in the Department of Music.

Gregory Robinson is a new assistant professor of ethnomusicology in the Department of Music.

School of Law

Christopher Newman is a new assistant professor.

David Schleicher is a new assistant professor.

School of Public Policy

Janine Davidson is a new assistant professor.

The Volgenau School of Information Technology and Engineering

Douglas Corner is a new research associate in the C4I Center.

Beom Lee is a new visiting assistant professor in the Statistics Department.

Amarda Shehu is a new assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science.

Daniel Stimpson is a new research associate in the C4I Center.

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