Transitions

Posted: July 27, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: July 24, 2009 at 3:28 pm

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

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Administration

Paul Barfi is a new worker in Waste Management and Recycling.

Abdelkrim Boutizla is a new automotive repair mechanic in Facilities Management.

Rick Custer has been promoted to associate vice president for University Relations. He will continue to serve as director of the Office of Creative Services in this new role.

Catherine Ferraro, formerly a public relations coordinator, has been promoted to associate public relations manager in the Office of Media and Public Relations.

Robin Herron has been promoted to associate director of media and public relations in the Office of Media and Public Relations. She will continue to serve as managing editor of the Mason Gazette.

Paras Kaul has been promoted to associate director of the Office of Creative Services.

Meghan Manahan is the new director of technical services in University Libraries.

James Orozco is a new operations assistant in Student Centers.

Brett E. Scofield is a new counselor/psychologist in Counseling and Psychological Services.

Gregory C. Thompson is a new customer service assistant in Human Resources and Payroll.

Jessica Wolpert is a new circulation assistant in Fenwick Library.

College of Education and Human Development

Nader Ayish is a new assistant professor in the Graduate School of Education.

Supriya Baily is a new assistant professor in the Initiatives in Educational Transformation program.

Kristen K. Bartlett is a new instructor in the Initiatives in Educational Transformation program.

Bweikia Foster is a new assistant professor in the Initiatives in Educational Transformation program.

Linda Krakaur is a new instructor in the Initiatives in Educational Transformation program.

Stacia Stribling is a new instructor in the Initiatives in Educational Transformation program.

Diane R. Wood is a new associate professor in the Initiatives in Educational Transformation program.

College of Health and Human Services

Joan M. Elwood is a new academic advisor.

Mininder Sodhi is a new term assistant professor in the Department of Social Work.

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Lindsey Bieber is a new academic coordinator.

Russell Mallory is a new request coordinator for Undergraduate Academic Affairs.

Adam K. Walsh is a new research associate in the Department of Psychology.

Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study

Julia Berzhanskaya is a new research assistant professor.

Office of the Provost

Claudia A. Rector is the new assistant provost for Academic Affairs.

Anthony Sanders is the new distinguished professor of real estate finance.

School of Management

Jorge Haddock is the new dean.

The Volgenau School of Information Technology and Engineering

Robert James Elder is a new research professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Nancy Perry is a new research associate in the C4I Center.

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