Transitions

Posted: June 8, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

This periodic Daily Gazette column highlights the comings and goings of George Mason faculty and staff, as well as promotions and job changes within the university. Send information to gazette@gmu.edu.

Administration

Coleman Caldwell was hired as program coordinator for contract courses in the Office of Continuing and Professional Education, Herndon office.

Sadaf Iqbal was hired as payroll specialist in Human Resources.

Mirjana Halilovic was hired as payroll supervisor in Human Resources.

Cheryl Simms was hired as payroll manager in Human Resources.

College of Arts and Sciences

Daniel Anderson, Mathematics, was promoted to associate professor and given tenure.

Jane Censer, History and Art History, was promoted to professor.

Stephen Goodwin, English, was promoted to professor.

Harbir Lamba, Mathematics, was promoted to associate professor and given tenure.

John O’Connor, New Century College, was promoted to professor.

Brian Platt, History and Art History, was promoted to associate professor and given tenure.

Kathy Rowan, Communication, was promoted to professor.

Whitney Shiner, Philosophy and Religious Studies, was promoted to associate professor and given tenure.

Claire Snyder, Public and International Affairs, was promoted to associate professor and given tenure.

Lisa Sparks, Communication, was promoted to associate professor and given tenure.

Scott Trafton, English, was promoted to associate professor and given tenure.

Thomas Wanner, Mathematics, was promoted to associate professor and given tenure.

Bart Wilson, Economics, was given tenure.

College of Education and Human Development

Linda Rikard will direct the Division of Undergraduate Studies in Education.

Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution

Susan F. Hirsch has been appointed associate professor of conflict analysis and resolution and anthropology, and director of the undergraduate program in Conflict Analysis and Resolution. Previously, she taught at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Conn., in the Department of Anthropology and the Women’s Studies Program.

Karina Korostelina has been named research professor, and she is also professor in the Psychological Department at National Taurida University, Crimea, Ukraine. She heads the Crimean Institute for Conflict Resolution and Democracy and laboratory of ethnic and social psychology.

School of Management

J.P. Auffret is directing both the Bioscience Management program and the Technology Management program.

Lynda Carmichael is the new assistant coordinator for the EMBA program.

Boris Jukic, Decision Science and Management Information Systems, accepted a position with Clarkson University.

Jennifer Kopac was named coordinator for the EMBA program.

Gopal Krishnan, Accounting, has been named Northern Chapter of the Virginia Society of CPAs Professor in Public Accounting, effective July 1. The professorship was established at George Mason in 1995 to enhance the collaboration of the academic and professional accounting communities in Northern Virginia.

Gordon Morse, Management, is retiring.

Russ Reston, Marketing, is retiring.

John Schmidt, Management, is retiring.

Nancy Shaw Welch is leaving.

Nicole White is the new project manager for the Northrop Grumman MBA program.

George Wray, IT manager, accepted a position with the U.S. Department of Defense in Mannheim, Germany.

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