Transitions

Posted: October 27, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: October 26, 2009 at 4:24 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

Guy E. Curtis is the new operations manager for Skyline in Intercollegiate Athletics.

John Donohue is a new classroom technology engineer in Classroom Technologies.

Colleen E. Grosch is the new assistant director of fraternity and sorority life in the Office of Student Activities.

Elizabeth Cline Johnson is the new e-communications manager for the Development Office.

Mary Lulis is a new technical reporting specialist in the Office of Sponsored Programs.

Ryan Massimo is the new director of fitness in Intercollegiate Athletics.

Frances S. Mitchem is a new librarian.

Cheryl Rivera is the new reward and recognition coordinator in Human Resources and Payroll.

Christopher J. Topping is the new operations manager of the Recreation and Athletic Complex in Intercollegiate Athletics.

José DeJesus Vargas is a new painter in Facilities Management.

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Lisa G. Cunningham is a new assistant office manager in the Department of Communication.

Katy Ann Gadzichowski is a new research associate in the Department of Psychology.

Rachel M. Jarvis is the new associate director of development for major gifts.

Kara Oakleaf is a new development assistant.

College of Science

Susan Buckhout-White is a new postdoctoral research assistant professor.

George R. Cotton is the new director of development.

Parag Ghosh is a new research fellow in the Department of Physics and Astronomy.

Alexander P. Graziano is a new field research assistant for the Potomac Environmental and Education Center in the Department of Environmental Science and Policy.

Jonathan J. Halperin is a new research assistant professor.

John Dennis Liu is a new research assistant professor.

Zachary Trautt is a new research fellow in the Department of Physics and Astronomy.

School of Law

Zhiwu Xie is a new web services developer for the Law Library.

The Volgenau School of Information Technology and Engineering

Ahmed Omar Nasif is a new postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Bernard Zeigler is a new research professor in the C4I Center.

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