Transitions

Posted: January 26, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

This periodic column highlights the comings and goings of George Mason faculty and staff, as well as promotions and job changes within the university.

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Administration

Jeff Allcroft is a new electronic technician in Facilities.

Angela Ballesteros is a new assistant in the Patriot Computers store.

Scott Bargas is a new painter and signmaker in Facilities.

John Blacksten is the new director of media relations in University Relations. He was formerly press secretary for the National Governors Association in Washington, D.C.

Bridget Burke is the new head of Special Collections and Archives for University Libraries. Burke was most recently the library director of the American Alpine Club in Golden, Colo.

Eileen Chandhoke is the new science liaison librarian in Fenwick Library.

Chris Clark-Talley, Alumni Affairs, was promoted to associate vice president for alumni affairs.

Michelle Corey-Brown is the new communications officer for University Police.

Mark Craft is a new computer systems engineer in Server Support.

Blake Davis is the new assistant director for annual giving for the Annual Fund.

Cherie Galantis is the new videoconferencing manager for Electronic Classrooms.

Robert Gallahan is a new HVAC technician in Facilities.

Claudia Holland is a new social sciences liaison librarian in Fenwick Library.

Abigi Id-Deen is the new assistant coach for men’s track and field and cross country in Intercollegiate Athletics.

Diane Jordan is a new administrative assistant in the Office of the Provost.

Bethany Kreitinger is the new assistant director of compliance in the Compliance Office.

Devon Madison is a new senior editor in Creative Services. She formerly worked at Oceana Inc. in Washington, D.C., as an editor.

Habtewold Mesfen is a new new telecommunicatons infrastructure specialist in the Information Technology Unit.

Linda O’Connor is a new legal assistant in the Office of University Counsel.

Cristina Ortiz-Harvey is the new assistant director and counselor in the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Nathan Putnam is a new special formats cataloguer in University Libraries.

Caitlyn Ramsey is a new cashier in the Cash Office.

Susan Stinson is a new program manager for the Herndon Office of Continuing and Professional Education.

Ala Showers is the new Innovation Hall building coordinator and

executive support specialist in the Information Technology Unit. She

most recently worked as the executive assistant to the director of the

Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution.

DelShahn Thomas is a new benefits administrator in Human Resources and Payroll.

Tara Watson is the new communications coordinator for the Information Technology Unit.

Andrew Witham is a new communication engineer in the Information Technology Unit.

College of Education and Human Development

Jackie Petersen is a new librarian for the Kellar Institute for Human disabilities.

College of Health and Human Services

Cara Cox is a new instructor in the School of Nursing.

Ann Mulqueen is a new instructor in the School of Nursing.

Cheryl Toulouse is a new instructor in the School of Nursing.

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Jennifer Marie Barrett is the new undergraduate program coordinator in Psychology.

Hope Doyle D’Ambrosio is a new term assistant professor in Spanish.

Helon Habila is a new professor of world literature in English.

Nicole Hudgins is a new term assistant professor in History.

Gregory Koblentz is a new assistant professor in Public and International Affairs.

Maria Kozhevnikov is a new associate professor in Psychology.

Trevor Owens is a new technical outreach coordinator in History and Art History.

Emily Perry is a new administrative office specialist in Economics.

Susan Ridley is the new office manager in Psychology.

Kathleen Thompson is the new graduate coordinator in Economics.

Laura Veprek is a new web designer in History and Art History.

College of Science

Peggy Agouris is the new associate director of the Center for Earth Observation and Space Research.

Barbara Lynn Barnhart is the new office manager in Environmental Science and Policy.

Peggy Ann Hackett is the new assistant to the dean of Life Sciences.

Yong Liuis a new research faculty member in Physics and Astronomy.

Etienne Pariat is a new research associate in Earth Systems.

Anthony Stefanidis is a new instructional faculty member in Earth Systems.

Jessica Rosenberg is a new associate professor in Physics and Astronomy.

Vanessa Vargas Tiedemann is a new laboratory technician in Molecular and Microbiology.

The Volgenau School of Information Technology and Engineering

Scott Carey is a new senior research scientist for the C4I Center.

Jyh-Ming Lien is a new term assistant professor in the Computer Science Department.

Toshiko Uchiyama is a new administrative assistant for the Telecommunication Program.

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