Transitions

Posted: October 12, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: October 12, 2010 at 11:02 am

Compiled by Aisha Jamil

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

John Joseph Ash was promoted to the card access coordinator/locksmith in the Physical Security Department.

Tanya Corrine Ballestrini is a new administrative assistant in University Life, Prince William Campus.

Melissa Shirann Bradby is a new associate director of Alumni Relations.

Lesley Christine Irminger is a new event coordinator for the Center for the Arts.

Jason A. Jacks is a new senior editor in Creative Services.

Linn Jorgenson is a new director of the Office of Disability Services.

Margaret Lam is a new physical science liaison librarian for Fenwick Library.

Angelique LeBlanc is a new event information coordinator for University Information.

Theresa C. Logan is a new sports nutritionist in Intercollegiate Athletics.

Dixie Mauck is a new assistant teacher in the Child Development Center.

James C. Moynihan is a new counselor in the Office of Admissions.

Deborah Mitchell is a new administrative assistant in the Office of Disability Services.

Sabena Moretz is a new state government relations assistant in the office of the Senior Vice President.

Jaclyn Dolores O’Leary is a new assistant lacrosse coach in Intercollegiate Athletics.

Mark Richter is a new senior fire safety inspector for the Environmental Health and Safety Office.

Ana Sands is a new coordinator for Mason Links.

Paul Henry Stebick is the storekeeper in Facilities Management.

Libny Tovar is a new IT coordinator for Intercollegiate Athletics.

Katherine Van Doren was promoted to communications office supervisor for
University Police.

Debra Frey Williams is a new management analyst for Auxiliary Enterprises.

Katherine Ashmunn Wilson is a new a counselor in the Office of Admissions.

College of Education and Human Development

Sheryl Asen is a new research assistant professor.

Shruti Jatin Ambegaonkar is a new instructor.

Leonard Annetta is a new associate professor.

Nelson Cortes is a new assistant professor in the School of Recreation, Health and Tourism.

Monimalika Day is a new assistant professor.

Anthony Degregorio is a new instructor in the School of Recreation, Health and Tourism.

Rachael D. Goodman is a new assistant professor.

Margaret T. Jones is a new associate professor in the School of Recreation, Health and Tourism.

Ji-Ho Kim is a new assistant professor in the School of Recreation, Health and Tourism.

Stephanie Anne Morin is a new admissions specialist.

Anthony M. Pellegrino is a new assistant professor.

Kimberly Sopko is a new assistant professor.

Michelle D. Van Lare is a new assistant professor.

Allison E. Ward is a new assistant professor.

College of Health and Human Services

Jessica Gill is a new assistant professor in the School of Nursing.

Lorens Helmchen is a new associate professor in the Department of Health Administration and Policy.

Vanora A. Hundley is a new associate professor in the School of Nursing.

Christina Elaine Kalisz is a new instructor in the School of Nursing.

Michael Duane Mink is a new associate professor in the Department of Global and Community Health.

Joan Ellen Wasserman is a new associate professor in the School of Nursing.

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Jacqueline Anderson is a new department manager in the Department of Public and International Affairs.

Nicole De Armendi is a new assistant professor in the Department of History and Art History.

David B. Bauer is a new business management committee facilitator in the Dean’s Office.

Lisa Passaglia Bauman is a new term assistant professor in the Department of History and Art History.

Elizabeth G. Bellinghoven is a new graduate admissions processor.

Julia L. Carrano is a new research associate in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society.

Leeland D. Clark is a new office manager for the Center for Social Science Research.

Christopher J. Coyne is a new assistant professor in the Department of Economics.

Christopher A. DiTeresi is a new assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy.

John Doller is a new assistant professor in the English Department.

Natalia Dudnik is a new assistant professor of German in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages.

Sheldon M. Edner is a new term professor in the Department of Public and International Affairs.

Angela J. Fuentes is a new digital history associate in the Center for History and New Media.

Elizabeth A. Gerber is a new assistant editor for the Association of Writers and Writing Programs.

Jeremy J. Hodgson is a new instructor and assistant director of forensics in the Department of Communication.

Ghassan Husseinali is a new assistant professor of Arabic for the Department of Modern and Classical Languages.

Michael Jeck is a new assistant professor of film studies in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages.

Anne M. Kuhta is the new director of academics in the Higher Education Program.

Erin McSherry is a new undergraduate adviser and program assistant in the Global Affairs Program.

David J. Miller is a new assistant professor in the Department of Communication.

Jennifer Lynn Ritterhouse is a new associate professor in the Department of History and Art History.

Jennifer Rosenfeld is a new project manager in the Center for History and New Media.

Sergey A. Samoylenko is a new instructor in the Department of Communication.

Andrew David Scahill is a new term assistant professor in the English Department.

Susan Schulze is a new assistant professor in the Department of History and Art History.

Tyler H. Shaw is a new assistant professor in the Department of Psychology.

Martha Souder is a new administrative assistant in New Century College.

Aric Trevor Thrall is a new associate professor and director of the Biodefense Program in the Department of Public and International Affairs.

Sarah Fatima Waheed is a new research associate for Global Islamic Studies.

Aaron McLean Winter is a new assistant professor in the English Department.

College of Science

Walter R. Algar is a new research associate.

Satyan Bhongale is a new postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Physics and Astronomy.

Eurica Yulai Chang is a new instructor in the BioMed Program.

Ciera Davidson is a new fiscal technician in the Dean’s Office.

Sara Kalifa is a new term assistant professor in the undergraduate biology program.

Chang Eue Kim is a new instructor in the BioMed Program.

David A. Luther is a new term assistant professor in the undergraduate biology program.

James Robert McNeil is a new assistant professor for the Mason Center for Conservation Studies in the Department of Environmental Science and Policy.

Ramesh Raj Pant is a new term assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.

Emily Rancourt is the new assistant director of the Forensic Science Program.

Catherine A. Sausville is a term instructor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences.

Anne B. Verhoeven is a new term assistant professor in the undergraduate biology program.

College of Visual and Performing Arts

Kevin J. McCarthy is the new director of operations for the School of Music.

Benjamin Steger is a new assistant professor of film and video studies.

Brian C. Wuttke is a new associate professor in the School of Music.

English Language Institute

Benjamin A. Elwood is a new core instructor and transition coordinator.

Marie T. Huhtala is a new faculty member.

Julie Kim is a new core instructor/language program evaluation specialist.

Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study

Aaron Benjamin Frank is a new project manager.

Matteo Mainetti is a new research assistant professor.

School of Law

Henry Butler is the new executive director and Foundation Professor of the Law and Economics Center.

Paige Vicker Butler is the new director of education outreach for the Law and Economics Center.

Karen Danford is a new program manager in the Law and Economics Center.

Patrick W. Dunne is the new associate director of the Critical Infrastructure Protection Program.

Linda Kelly is the new director of AG education in the Law and Economics Center.

Geoffrey J. Lysaught is the new deputy director of the Law and Economics Center.

School of Management

Elizabeth Johnson is the new assistant director of career services.

Richard Larsen is a new professor in Accounting.

Jessica Hoppner is a new assistant professor in Marketing.

Anant Mishra is a new assistant professor in Information Systems and Operations Management.

Olivia Amanda O’Neill is a new assistant professor in Management.

Marcelo Pinheiro is a new visiting assistant professor in Finance.

Timothy Porter is a new assistant professor in Information Systems and Operations Management.

School of Public Policy

John Earle is a new professor of public policy and economics.

Sonia Ketkar is a new assistant professor.

The Volgenau School of Information Technology and Engineering

Ahmed K. Alazzawe is a new instructor in the Department of Computer Science.

Kinga Laura Dobolyi is a new assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science.

Liza Price Wilson Durant is a new term assistant professor for the Department of Civil, Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering.

Brett Hoon Kang is an associate professor in the Center for Secure Information Systems.

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