Forty‑seven WSU faculty members were granted tenure this year while dozens more across the system received promotions, according to the Office of the Provost.

Listed alphabetically and by college, they are:

 

Carson College of Business

  • Douglas Fairhurst

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    Department of Finance and Management Science
    Pullman

  • Marie Mayes

    Promotion
    Clinical Associate Professor
    Department of Management, Information Systems and Entrepreneurship
    Pullman

  • Arvin Sahaym

    Promotion
    Professor
    Department of Management, Information Systems and Entrepreneurship
    Pullman

  • Leah Sheppard

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    Department of Management, Information Systems and Entrepreneurship
    Pullman

  • Li Xu

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    Department of Accounting
    Vancouver

  • Hanjiang Zhang

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    Department of Finance and Management Science
    Pullman

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College of Agriculture, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences

  • Amber Adams‑Progar

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    Department of Animal Sciences
    Pullman

  • Philip Bates

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    Institute of Biological Chemistry
    Pullman

  • Ting Chi

    Promotion
    Professor
    Department of Apparel, Merchandising, Design and Textiles
    Pullman

  • Robert Cooper

    Promotion
    Clinical Associate Professor
    Department of Human Development
    Pullman

  • Melissa Cummins

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    WSU Extension – Youth and Families Program Unit
    Clark County Extension

  • Lisa DeVetter

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    Department of Horticulture
    Mount Vernon

  • Ana Espinola‑Arredondo

    Promotion
    Professor
    School of Economic Sciences
    Pullman

  • Gregmar Galinato

    Promotion
    Professor
    School of Economic Sciences
    Pullman

  • Karina Gallardo

    Promotion
    Professor
    School of Economic Sciences
    Puyallup

  • Caren Goldberg

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    School of the Environment
    Pullman

  • Jessica Goldberger

    Promotion
    Professor
    Department of Crop and Soil Sciences
    Pullman

  • Deborah Handy

    Promotion
    Clinical Professor
    Department of Human Development
    Pullman

  • Debra Hansen

    Promotion
    Professor
    WSU Extension – Community and Economic Development Unit
    Colville

  • Season Hoard

    Promotion
    Associate Professor
    WSU Extension – Community and Economic Development Unit
    Pullman

  • Lee Kalcsits

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    Department of Horticulture
    Wenatchee

  • Lav Khot

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    Department of Biological Systems Engineering
    Pullman

  • Trevor Lane

    Promotion
    Associate Professor
    WSU Extension – Community and Economic Development Unit
    Republic

  • Bidisha Mandal

    Promotion
    Professor
    School of Economic Sciences
    Pullman

  • Martin Maquivar

    Promotion
    Clinical Associate Professor
    Department of Animal Sciences
    Pullman

  • Felix Munoz‑Garcia

    Promotion
    Professor
    School of Economic Sciences
    Pullman

  • Christopher Page

    Promotion
    Associate Professor
    WSU Extension – Community and Economic Development Unit
    Seattle

  • Cameron Peace

    Promotion
    Professor
    Department of Horticulture
    Pullman

  • Alejandro Prera

    Promotion
    Clinical Associate Professor
    School of Economic Sciences
    Pullman

  • Christina Sanders

    Promotion
    Associate Professor
    WSU Extension – Community and Economic Development Unit
    Pullman

  • Rebecca Sero

    Promotion
    Associate Professor
    WSU Extension – Community and Economic Development Unit
    Spokane

  • Tarah Sullivan

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    Department of Crop and Soil Sciences
    Pullman

  • Kiwamu Tanaka

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    Department of Plant Pathology
    Pullman

  • Patricia Townsend

    Promotion
    Associate Professor
    WSU Extension – Agriculture and Natural Resources Program Unit
    Everett

  • Kayla Wells

    Promotion
    Associate Professor
    WSU Extension – Youth and Families Program Unit
    Colville

  • Elizabeth Weybright

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    Department of Human Development
    Pullman

  • Anna Whitehall

    Promotion
    Clinical Associate Professor
    Department of Human Development
    Pullman

  • Meijun Zhu

    Promotion
    Professor
    School of Food Science
    Pullman

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College of Arts and Sciences

  • Robert Bauman

    Promotion
    Professor
    Department of History
    Tri‑Cities

  • Troy Bennefield

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    School of Music
    Pullman

  • Jeremiah Busch

    Promotion
    Professor
    School of Biological Sciences
    Pullman

  • Todd Butler

    Promotion
    Professor
    Department of English
    Pullman

  • Brian Collins

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    Department of Physics and Astronomy
    Pullman

  • Vanessa Cozza

    Promotion
    Clinical Associate Professor
    Department of English
    Tri‑Cities

  • W. Wesley Dowd

    Tenure
    Associate Professor
    School of Biological Sciences
    Pullman

  • Robert Eddy

    Promotion
    Professor
    Department of English
    Pullman

  • Omar Eduardo Cornejo

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    School of Biological Sciences
    Pullman

  • Jessica Fales

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    Department of Psychology
    Vancouver

  • Kenneth Faunce

    Promotion
    Clinical Associate Professor
    Department of History
    Pullman

  • Michael Forbes

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    Department of Physics and Astronomy
    Pullman

  • Lisa Guerrero

    Promotion
    Professor
    School of Languages, Cultures and Race
    Pullman

  • Amy Heile

    Promotion
    Senior Instructor
    Department of English
    Pullman

  • Hanjo Hellman

    Promotion
    Professor
    School of Biological Sciences
    Pullman

  • Hans Henning Kunz

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    School of Biological Sciences
    Pullman

  • Nicole Hess

    Promotion
    Senior Instructor
    Department of Anthropology
    Vancouver

  • William Kabasenche

    Promotion
    Clinical Professor
    School of Politics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs
    Pullman

  • Thabiti Lewis

    Promotion
    Professor
    Department of English
    Vancouver

  • Alair MacLean

    Promotion
    Professor
    Department of Sociology
    Vancouver

  • Mark Mansperger

    Promotion
    Clinical Professor
    Department of Anthropology
    Tri‑Cities

  • Courtney Meehan

    Promotion
    Professor
    Department of Anthropology
    Pullman

  • Vilma Navarro‑Daniels

    Promotion
    Professor
    School of Languages, Cultures and Race
    Pullman

  • Kayo Niimi

    Promotion
    Senior Instructor
    School of Languages, Cultures, and Race
    Pullman

  • Julie Padowski

    Promotion
    Clinical Associate Professor
    Office of Research
    Pullman

  • Janet Peters

    Promotion
    Clinical Associate Professor
    Department of Psychology
    Tri‑Cities

  • Laura Powers

    Promotion
    Senior Instructor
    Department of English
    Pullman

  • Sian Ritchie

    Promotion
    Clinical Associate Professor
    School of Biological Sciences
    Pullman

  • Elly Mae Sweet

    Promotion
    Clinical Associate Professor
    School of Biological Sciences
    Tri‑Cities

  • R. Charles Weller

    Promotion
    Clinical Associate Professor
    Department of History
    Pullman

  • Kathleen Whalen

    Promotion
    Clinical Associate Professor
    Department of History
    Pullman

  • Aaron Whelchel

    Promotion
    Senior Instructor
    Department of History
    Vancouver

  • Ashley Wright

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    Department of History
    Pullman

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College of Education

  • Kira Carbonneau

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    Department of Kinesiology and Educational Psychology
    Pullman

  • Christopher Connolly

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    Department of Kinesiology and Educational Psychology
    Pullman

  • Hsin‑Ya Liao

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    Department of Kinesiology and Educational Psychology
    Pullman

  • Donald McMahon

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    Department of Teaching and Learning
    Pullman

  • Katherine Rodela

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    Department of Educational Leadership and Sport Management
    Vancouver

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College of Nursing

  • Lonnie Nelson

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    Spokane

  • Ka’imi Sinclair

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    Spokane

  • Denise Smart

    Promotion
    Professor
    Spokane

  • Marian Wilson

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    Spokane

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College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • Shobhan Gaddameedhi

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
    Spokane

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College of Veterinary Medicine

  • Andrew Allen

    Promotion
    Clinical Associate Professor
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences
    Pullman

  • Suzanne Appleyard Wayman

    Promotion
    Professor
    Department of Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience
    Pullman

  • Jean Celli

    Promotion
    Professor
    Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health
    Pullman

  • Alan Goodman

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    School of Molecular Biosciences
    Pullman

  • Jillian Haines

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences
    Pullman

  • Felix Lankester

    Promotion
    Clinical Associate Professor
    Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health
    Pullman

  • Steve Martinez

    Promotion
    Professor
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences
    Pullman

  • Norah McCabe

    Promotion
    Clinical Professor
    School of Molecular Biosciences
    Pullman

  • Thumbi Mwangi

    Promotion
    Clinical Associate Professor
    Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health
    Pullman

  • Anthony Nicola

    Promotion
    Professor
    Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology
    Pullman

  • Anders Omsland

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health
    Pullman

  • Nicolas Villarino

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences
    Pullman

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Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

  • Theodore Chauvin

    Promotion
    Clinical Associate Professor
    Department of Biomedical Sciences
    Spokane

  • Weimin Li

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    Department of Biomedical Sciences
    Spokane

  • Michael McDonell

    Promotion
    Professor
    Department of Medical Education and Clinical Sciences
    Spokane

  • Jonathan Wisor

    Promotion
    Professor
    Department of Biomedical Sciences
    Spokane

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Murrow College of Communication

  • Jessica Willoughby

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    Department of Strategic Communication
    Pullman

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Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

  • Jennifer Adam

    Promotion
    Professor
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    Pullman

  • Ansel Anderson

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    School of Design and Construction
    Pullman

  • Behrang Asgharian

    Promotion
    Clinical Associate Professor
    School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
    Bremerton

  • Xiaopeng Bi

    Promotion
    Clinical Professor
    School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
    Everett

  • Venkata Janardhan Doppa

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    Pullman

  • Nicholas Engdahl

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    Pullman

  • Assefaw Gebremedhin

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    Pullman

  • Bulent Gozen

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
    Pullman

  • Adam Hahn

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    Pullman

  • Jolie Kaytes

    Promotion
    Professor
    School of Design and Construction
    Pullman

  • Dae Hyun Kim

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    Pullman

  • Dae‑Wook Kim

    Promotion
    Professor
    School of Engineering and Computer Sciences
    Vancouver

  • Jong‑Hoon Kim

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    School of Engineering and Computer Science
    Vancouver

  • Saeed Lotfifard

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    Pullman

  • Steven Saunders

    Tenure and promotion
    Associate Professor
    School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering
    Pullman

  • Xianming Shi

    Promotion
    Professor
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    Pullman

  • Vikram Yadama

    Promotion
    Professor
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    Pullman

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Intensive American Language Center

  • Sharon Fraser‑Allen

    Promotion
    Senior Instructor
    Pullman

  • Emily Harmon

    Promotion
    Senior Instructor
    Pullman

  • Margaret Mount

    Promotion
    Senior Instructor
    Pullman

  • Geoff Ruzicki

    Promotion
    Senior Instructor
    Pullman

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