Thursday August 28, 2008

Campus Report Aug 28, 2008

The University welcomed in new faculty members for the 2008-09 academic year.

The University of Dayton announces its new faculty members for the 2008-09 academic year:

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Eric Benbow* (biology): assistant professor, Ph.D., University of Dayton, 1999
  • Jana Bennett (religious studies): assistant professor, Ph.D., Duke University, 2005
  • Jeffery Bennett* (philosophy): lecturer, M.A., Wayne State University, 1982
  • Ann Biswas (English): lecturer, M.A., University of Dayton, 1994
  • Dorian Borbonus** (history): assistant professor, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2006
  • Sheryl Brittig (visual arts): lecturer, M.A., University North Texas, 1997
  • Diane Dunham* (philosophy): lecturer, M.A., Wright State University, 1999
  • Mindy Farmer (history): lecturer, M.A., Western Kentucky University, 2003
  • Jeremy Forbis** (sociology, anthropology and social work): assistant professor, Ph.D., Ohio State University, 2008
  • Sharon Davis Gratto (music): professor and chair, D.M.A., Catholic University of America, 1994
  • Umesh Haritashya (geology): visiting assistant professor, Ph.D., Indian Institute of Technology, 2005
  • Jonathan Hess (communication): professor and chair, Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1996
  • Diane Jackson (visual arts): artist-in-residence, B.A., Art Center College of Design, 1986
  • Denise James (philosophy): assistant professor, M.A., Emory University, 2007
  • Tharanga Kariyawasam (physics): lecturer, Ph.D., University of Cincinnati, 2008
  • Barbara Kessler (teacher education/visual arts): lecturer, M.A., University of Dayton, 1996
  • Melissa Layman-Guadalupe* (psychology): lecturer, Ph.D., Ohio University, 1996
  • Ryan McEwan (biology): assistant professor, Ph.D., Ohio University, 2006
  • Matthew Montoya (psychology): assistant professor, Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2004
  • Jeffrey Morrow* (religious studies): lecturer, Ph.D., University of Dayton, 2007
  • Michelle Pautz (political science): assistant professor, Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 2008
  • Maher Qumsiyeh* (mathematics): assistant professor, Ph.D., Indiana University, 1986
  • Yong Song (physics): lecturer, Ph.D., University of Cincinnati, 2008
  • Laura Suzuki* (mathematics): lecturer, Ph.D., Air Force Institute of Technology, 1998
  • Anthony Talbott* (political science): lecturer, Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2001
  • Patricia VanZandt* (communications): lecturer, M.A., University of Cincinnati, 1994
  • Nicola Work (languages): lecturer, M.A., Wayne State University, 2000

School of Business Administration

  • Sabrina Neeley (office of the dean): faculty-in-residence for special projects, Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 1999
  • L.H. (Hal) Rogero (accounting): lecturer, M.B.A., University of Dayton, 1971

School of Education and Allied Professions

  • Kerry Coovert (teacher education): assistant professor, Ph.D., University of Cincinnati, 2007
  • Mary Fisher* (health and sport science): clinical faculty, M.A., Boston University, 1991
  • Susan Gfroerer** (counselor education and human services): assistant professor, Sp.E., Miami University, 1999
  • Michele Welkener (counselor education and human services): assistant professor, Ph.D., Miami University, 2000

School of Engineering

  • Eric Balster (electrical and computer engineering): assistant professor, Ph.D., Ohio State University, 2004
  • Don Comfort (chemical and materials engineering): assistant professor, Ph.D., North Carolina State University, 2006
  • John Doty* (engineering management and systems): lecturer, Ph.D., Purdue University, 1999
  • Patrick Fortney (civil and environmental engineering and engineering mechanics): assistant professor, Ph.D., University of Cincinnati, 2005
  • Michael Kozak (engineering technology): assistant professor, M.S., University of Cincinnati, 1986

School of Law

  • Sam Han: assistant professor, J.D., Georgia State University, 2001
  • Jack Harrison: visiting assistant professor, J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law, 1993

Roesch Library

  • Rachel DeHart (University Libraries): lecturer and University archivist, M.A., Wright State University, 2008

* Previously part time

** Previously non-tenure-track