Transitions

Posted: October 10, 2011 at 1:01 am, Last Updated: October 7, 2011 at 9:45 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

  • Katherine Aghamiri is a new administrative assistant in the Office of the Senior Vice President.
  • Erik Backus is a new associate architect/planner for Facilities Management.
  • Victoria Bell is a new administrative assistant for Facilities Management.
  • Robert Brownell, master police officer in University Police, retired after 21 years of service.
  • Yvonne Carignan is the new head of Special Collections and Archives in University Libraries.
  • Heather Crandall is a new scheduling coordinator for Events Management.
  • Michael Dean is a new master police officer with University Police.
  • Junko Dierken is now a senior accounts technician for Purchasing and Accounts Payable.
  • Joseph DiPietro is a new instructional designer for Learning Support Services.
  • Robert Donahue is a new construction management system specialist for Facilities Management.
  • Clinton Dorsey is now the Arlington Campus public information director for University Information.
  • Rosanna Duran is now an assistant director in the Office of Student Involvement.
  • Keith Epps is the new Student Union Building I building supervisor.
  • Jana Fryman is a new resident director for the Office of Housing and Residence Life.
  • Kelly Hall is a new administrative assistant for the presidential transition.
  • Ryan Hilliard is a new scheduling manager for Events Management.
  • Elizabeth Ives is a new senior financial administrator for the Office of Sponsored Programs.
  • David Jones is now the senior accounts specialist for Student Accounts.
  • Samantha Kaizen is a new Mason Hall events manager for Events Management.
  • Morgan Kelly is the new women’s lacrosse assistant coach in Intercollegiate Athletics.
  • Esther Kim is a new core instructor and oral communications specialist in the English Language Institute.
  • Elizabeth Klatt is a new assistant in the Development Office.
  • Thomas Kozumplik is a new instructor in the English Language Institute.
  • Kofi Kusi is a new boiler operator for Facilities Management.
  • Elizabeth Donovan Long is a new associate architect/planner for Facilities Management.
  • Kimberly Maze is now a reporting and systems administrator for the Office of Sponsored Programs.
  • Grace McDevitt is the new Research Hall events manager for Events Management.
  • Habtewold Mesfen is now a telecommunications infrastructure engineer for TSD − Network Engineering and Technology.
  • Stephen Nodine is a new manager and senior instructional designer for Learning Support Services.
  • Lesley Perez is a new employer services manager for University Career Services.
  • Kurt Petersen is a new senior security operations officer for University Police.
  • Jane Rockwood is a new health professions advisor for Advising Center Activities.
  • Jennifer Robinson is the new assistant director of donor relations in the Development Office.
  • Diane Saunders is now the director of internal controls in the Fiscal Services Office.
  • Sanaullah Shaikh is a new senior capital budget analyst for capital finance in Facilities Management.
  • Dorian Shaw is the new softball assistant coach in Intercollegiate Athletics.
  • Tracy Shevlin is now an administrative assistant for regional campuses.
  • James Small is now a buyer for Facilities Management.
  • Philip Stamper is a new assistant director of Fairfax information desks for University Information.
  • Rebekah Truog is now the office manager and employer relations assistant for University Career Services.
  • Dirk Vandeveer is the new women’s soccer assistant coach in Intercollegiate Athletics.
  • Tamika Wilks is a new administrative assistant for Purchasing and Accounts Payable.
  • Alexander Yun is now the J2EE/identity analyst for Portal and Web Technologies, TSD − Database Application Services.
  • Ghania Zgheib is a new core instructor and academic purposes specialist in the English Language Institute.

College of Education and Human Development

  • Diana D’Amico is a new assistant professor in the Graduate School of Education.
  • Elizabeth Levine Brown is a new assistant professor in the Graduate School of Education.
  • Stephanie Dodman is a new assistant professor in the Graduate School of Education.
  • Matthew Ferry is a new instructor in the School of Recreation, Health and Tourism.
  • Emily Gibson is now the student assessment coordinator for the Kellar Institute for Human disAbilities.
  • Matthew Hazenbush is a new admissions specialist.
  • Pamela Johnson is a new assistant professor in the Graduate School of Education.
  • Leslie Lipovski is a new assistant professor in the secondary English education program.
  • Henry McMahon is a new assistant professor in the Graduate School of Education.
  • Stephanie Morin is now the graduate admissions coordinator.
  • Jan Redmond is a new assistant professor in the School of Recreation, Health and Tourism.
  • Jennifer Stahl is a new academic support specialist.
  • Katy Swalwell is a new assistant professor in the Graduate School of Education.
  • Kathryn Tackett is a new assistant professor in the Graduate School of Education.
  • Margaret Weiss is a new assistant professor in the Graduate School of Education.
  • Joseph Williams is a new assistant professor in the Graduate School of Education.

College of Health and Human Services

  • Rebecca Dawson is a new assistant professor in the Department of Global and Community Health.
  • Julie DiCarlo is a new research coordinator for the School of Nursing.
  • Elizabeth Flashner is a health policy fellow and research instructor.
  • Gilbert Gimm is a new associate professor in the Department of Health Administration and Policy.
  • Gurpreet Kalra is a new senior research coordinator for the School of Nursing.
  • Holly Matto is a new associate professor in the Department of Social Work.
  • Renee Milligan is now a professor in the School of Nursing.
  • Hua Min is a new assistant professor in the Department of Health Administration and Policy.
  • Priya Nambisan is a new associate professor in the Department of Health Administration and Policy.
  • Gabriella Petrick is a new associate professor in the Department of Nutrition and Food Studies.
  • Kathy Richards is a new University Professor and assistant dean for the PhD program.
  • Joshua Rosenberger is a new assistant professor in the Department of Global and Community Health.
  • Margaret Slavin is a new assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition and Food Studies.

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Irina Aervitz is a new assistant professor in the Global Affairs Program.
  • Weixia Chen is a new assistant professor in the New Century College.
  • Rachel Cohen is a new associate professor in the Department of Psychology.
  • Richard Craig is now an assistant professor in the Department of Communication.
  • Delton Daigle is a new assistant professor in the Department of Public and International Affairs.
  • Thomas Dodman is a new assistant professor in the Department of History and Art History.
  • David Eil is a new assistant professor in the Department of Economics.
  • John Fedota is a new postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Psychology.
  • Joy Fraser is a new assistant professor in the Department of English.
  • Matt Green is the new undergraduate academic coordinator in the Department of Public and International Affairs.
  • Stephen Groening is a new assistant professor in the Department of English.
  • Mark Klee is a new assistant professor in the Department of Economics.
  • Mark Koyama is a new assistant professor in the Department of Economics.
  • Duhita Mahatmya is a new assistant professor in the New Century College.
  • Robert McGrath is a new assistant professor in the Department of Public and International Affairs.
  • Jennifer Miller is a new instructor in the Women and Gender Studies Program.
  • Donna Minnich is a new assistant professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology.
  • Monica Mulholland is a new term instructor of Spanish in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages.
  • Stacey Sexton is now a budget analyst for the Dean’s Office.
  • Eskil Ullberg is a new assistant professor in the Department of Economics.
  • Sarah Waheed is a new research associate for the Center for Global Islamic Studies.
  • Robert Youmans is a new assistant professor in the Department of Psychology.

College of Science

  • Marina Castilla is a new instructor in the Biomedical Sciences Program.
  • Maryellen Daniels is a new graduate admissions coordinator.
  • Kim de Mutsert is a new assistant professor in the Department of Environmental Science and Policy.
  • Higinio Fernandez is a new assistant professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences.
  • Keith Fox is a new assistant professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences.
  • Natasha Hamblet is a new assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.
  • Puya Jafari is a new term instructor in the Biomedical Sciences Program.
  • Younsung Kim is a new assistant professor in the Department of Environmental Science and Policy.
  • Mohammed Lach-Hab is a new senior high-performance computing engineer.
  • Lynnell Matthews is a new assistant professor in the department of Mathematical Sciences.
  • Richard Medina is a new assistant professor in the Department of Geography and Geoinformation Sciences.
  • Maryanne Ozernoy, assistant to the chair and office manager in Physics, Astronomy and Computational Sciences, retired after six years of service.
  • Lynn Parnell is a new research professor at the Center for Earth Observing and Space Research.
  • Qian Wang is a new term instructor in the Biomedical Sciences Program.
  • Kathrin Wilkowski is a new instructor in the Biomedical Sciences Program.
  • Jianjun Xu is a new research professor in the Department of Geography and Geoinformation Sciences.

College of Visual and Performing Arts

  • John Aler is a new associate professor in the School of Music.
  • Timothy Cooke is a new assistant tech director for the Scene Shop.
  • Donald Russell is a new research assistant professor.
  • Luis Torres-Ortiz is a new assistant professor in the School of Dance.

Office of the Provost

  • Svetlana Filiatreau is a new staff member for dual degree programs in the Office of Global and International Strategies.
  • Lindsey Lowenberg is a new administrative office assistant.
  • Susanna Priest is a new visiting professor.

School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution

  • Edward Lazarus is a new postdoctoral research fellow.

School of Law

  • James Cooper is the new director of research and policy.
  • Jeremy Kidd is a new visiting assistant professor.
  • Elina Treyger is a new assistant professor.
  • Emilie Raymer is a new program assistant.

School of Management

  • Mike Anderson is a new finance instructor.
  • Jaclyn Buchy is a new assistant dean for graduate enrollment.
  • Min-Seok Pang is a new assistant professor of information systems operations management.
  • Robert Pawlewicz is a new assistant professor of accounting.
  • Marie B. Scanlon, enrollment manager, retired after 23 years of service.
  • Andrew S. Tiea is now the operating systems analyst and technology supervisor.

Volgenau School of Engineering

  • Massimiliano Albanese is a new assistant professor in the Center for Secure Information Systems.
  • Jacqueline Hughes-Oliver is a new professor in the Department of Statistics.
  • Laura Kosoglu is a new assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering.
  • Robert Osgood is the new director of the MS Computer Forensics Program in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
  • Mark Snyder is a new instructor in the Department of Computer Science.
  • Diego Turo is a new postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Bioengineering.
  • Jie Xu is a new assistant professor in the Department of Systems Engineering and Operations Research.

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