Transitions

Posted: August 5, 2011 at 1:01 am, Last Updated: August 4, 2011 at 7:32 pm

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.

Administration

Sonia Armstrong is a new legal assistant in the Office of University Counsel.

Karen Deanne Bagley is a new counselor in Counseling and Psychological Services.

Evan Baum, formerly assistant dean for undergraduate programs in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, is now director of strategic initiatives for University Life.

Stephanie M. Bietsch is a new officer in University Police.

Gregory M. Black is the new general administrative manager for the Environmental Health and Safety Office.

Andrew Bunting is a new assistant director in the Office of Admissions.

Birgit Debeerst is the new assistant director for programs and outreach in the Office of International Programs and Services.

Robin Dwyer-Hickey is a new coordinator in the Office of Admissions.

James A. Gentry is a new HVAC installation and repair technician in Facilities Management.

Kristen Huete is a new officer in University Police.

Naveia Kennedy is a new office services specialist in Facilities Management.

Paul T. King is the new public relations coordinator/multimedia specialist in the Office of Media and Public Relations.

Vincent Mariner is the new deputy director for the Virtual Library of Virginia.

Sean McCartan is a new officer in University Police.

Timothy Robert Murphy is the new director of DoIT—Classroom and Lab Technologies.

Linda O’Connor, formerly a legal assistant, is now senior legal assistant in the Office of University Counsel.

Kathleen Smith is a new data/operations coordinator in Human Resources and Payroll.

Ryan Soccio is a new officer in University Police.

Amanda Stahl is a new officer in University Police.

Adam Stampfel is a new officer in University Police.

Justin Colby Stith is a new desktop support technician for TSS Desktop—Arlington, in TSD—Technology Support Services.

Diedra Tate is a new housing services coordinator in the Office of Housing and Residence Life.

Marley Priscilla Withrow is a new field services technician for TSS Desktop—Fairfax, in TSD—Technology Support Services.

Cynthia S. Zema, formerly the senior legal assistant, is now the special projects and contracts manager in the Office of University Counsel.

College of Education and Human Development

Andre Radloff is the new VISTA instructional resource design specialist.

College of Health and Human Services

Donald Yacoe is the new communications director for the Center for Health Policy Research and Ethics.

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Dawn Fels is the new director of the Writing Center and a term assistant professor of English.

Mark Alexander Klee is a new assistant professor in the Department of Economics.

Robert J. McGrath is a new assistant professor in the Department of Public and International Affairs.

Gwynne Taraska is a new research associate in the Department of Philosophy.

Sheri L. Van Vranken is the new business manager for the Cochrane Collaboration College for Policy.

College of Visual and Performing Arts

Christopher Burrell is the new production manager for the Hylton Performing Arts Center.

School of Law

Carlos Sandoval is a new technical and classroom services specialist.

Elina Treyger is a new assistant professor.

The Volgenau School of Engineering

Massimiliano Albanese is a new assistant professor in the Department of Applied Information Technology.

Cynthia K. Slaton is a new administrative assistant in the Dean’s Office.

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