Thirty‑six faculty members were granted tenure this year across the WSU system, and dozens more received promotions, according to the Office of the Provost.

Promotions were awarded to faculty in both tenure-track (TT) and career-track (CT) positions.

The newly tenured and promoted faculty members are listed below alphabetically and by college.

 

Carson College of Business

Dean: Larry (Chip) Hunter

Byron Marlowe

Promotion
Associate Professor (CT)
School of Hospitality Business Management
Tri‑Cities

Chadwick Miller

Tenure and promotion
Associate Professor (TT)
Department of Marketing and International Business
Pullman

Return to top

College of Agriculture, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences

Dean: André-Denis Girard Wright

Christopher Benedict

Promotion
Professor (TT)
Agriculture and Natural Resources Program Unit
Bellingham

Arron Carter

Promotion
Professor (TT)
Department of Crop and Soil Sciences
Pullman

Linda Chalker-Scott

Promotion
Professor (TT)
Department of Horticulture
Puyallup

Stephen Ficklin

Tenure and promotion
Associate Professor (TT)
Department of Horticulture
Pullman

Maren Friesen

Tenure and promotion
Associate Professor (TT)
Department of Plant Pathology
Pullman

Brad Gaolach

Promotion
Professor (TT)
Community and Economic Development Program Unit
Everett

Helmut Kirchhoff

Promotion
Professor (TT)
Institute of Biological Chemistry
Pullman

Tipton Hudson

Promotion
Professor (TT)
Agriculture and Natural Resources Program Unit
Ellensburg

Anand Jayakaran

Promotion
Professor (TT)
Agriculture and Natural Resources Program Unit
Puyallup

Sook Jung

Promotion
Associate Professor (CT)
Department of Horticulture
Pullman

Hanwu Lei

Promotion
Professor (TT)
Department of Biological Systems Engineering
Tri‑Cities

Hang Liu

Tenure and promotion
Associate Professor (TT)
Department of Apparel, Merchandising, Design and Textiles
Pullman

Amanda Murphy

Promotion
Associate Professor (CT)
Community and Economic Development Program Unit
Seattle

Michael Pumphrey

Promotion
Professor (TT)
Department of Crop and Soil Sciences
Pullman

Clea Rome

Promotion
Associate Professor (CT)
Community and Economic Development Program Unit
Port Angeles

Laura Ryser

Promotion
Associate Professor (TT)
Community and Economic Development Program Unit
Bremerton

Karen Sanguinet

Tenure and promotion
Associate Professor (TT)
Department of Crop and Soil Sciences
Pullman

Sara Serra

Promotion
Associate Professor (CT)
Department of Horticulture
Wenatchee

Haiying Tao

Tenure and promotion
Associate Professor (TT)
Department of Crop and Soil Sciences
Pullman

Alison White

Tenure and promotion
Associate Professor (TT)
Youth and Families Program Unit
Ellensburg

Bin Yang

Promotion
Professor (TT)
Department of Biological Systems Engineering
Tri‑Cities

Return to top

College of Arts and Sciences

Dean: Todd Butler

Donald Allison

Promotion
Associate Professor (CT)
School of Biological Sciences
Pullman

John Barber

Promotion
Professor (CT)
Creative Media and Digital Culture Program
Vancouver

Michael Berger

Promotion
Associate Professor (CT)
School of Biological Sciences and School of the Environment
Vancouver

Aaron Blackwell

Tenure
Associate Professor (TT)
Department of Anthropology
Pullman

William Puck Brecher

Promotion
Professor (TT)
Department of History
Pullman

Elijah Coleman

Promotion
Associate Professor (CT)
Department of English
Pullman

Brenda Grell

Promotion
Associate Professor (CT)
Creative Media and Digital Culture Program
Vancouver

Colin Grier

Promotion
Professor (TT)
Department of Anthropology
Vancouver

Joseph Hedges

Tenure and promotion
Associate Professor (TT)
Department of Fine Arts
Pullman

Bonnie Hewlett

Promotion
Associate Professor (CT)
Department of Anthropology
Pullman

Theresa Jordan

Promotion
Professor (CT)
Department of History
Pullman

Martin King

Promotion
Associate Professor (CT)
School of Music
Pullman

Cornelia Kirchhoff

Promotion
Associate Professor (CT)
Department of Psychology
Pullman

Benjamin Ladd

Tenure and promotion
Associate Professor (TT)
Department of Psychology
Vancouver

William Luers

Promotion
Associate Professor (CT)
Creative Media and Digital Culture Program
Vancouver

Robin Mays

Promotion
Associate Professor (CT)
Department of English
Tri‑Cities

Hallie Meredith

Promotion
Associate Professor (CT)
Department of Fine Arts
Pullman

Kevan Moffett

Tenure and promotion
Associate Professor (TT)
School of the Environment
Vancouver

Leslie New

Tenure and promotion
Associate Professor (TT)
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Vancouver

Eric Nilsson

Promotion
Associate Professor (CT)
School of Biological Sciences
Pullman

Melissa Parkhurst

Promotion
Associate Professor (CT)
School of Music
Pullman

Jonah Piovia-Scott

Tenure and promotion
Associate Professor (TT)
School of Biological Sciences
Vancouver

Stephanie Porter

Tenure and promotion
Associate Professor (TT)
School of Biological Sciences
Vancouver

Donelle Posey

Promotion
Professor (CT)
Department of Psychology
Pullman

Michael Rabby

Promotion
Associate Professor (CT)
Creative Media and Digital Culture Program
Vancouver

Kandy Robertson

Promotion
Professor (CT)
Department of English
Vancouver

Maureen Schmitter-Edgecombe

Promotion
Regents Professor (TT)
Department of Psychology
Pullman

Lynn Schreyer

Promotion
Professor (TT)
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Pullman

Jennifer Sherman

Promotion
Professor (TT)
Department of Sociology
Pullman

Sarah Stout Miller

Promotion
Associate Professor (CT)
School of Music
Pullman

Shannon Tushingham

Tenure and promotion
Associate Professor (TT)
Department of Anthropology
Pullman

Yuan Wang

Tenure and promotion
Associate Professor (TT)
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Pullman

Heather Watts

Tenure
Associate Professor (TT)
School of Biological Sciences
Pullman

Dale Willits

Tenure and promotion
Associate Professor (TT)
Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology
Pullman

Return to top

College of Education

Dean: Mike Trevisan

Robert Catena

Tenure and promotion
Associate Professor (TT)
Department of Kinesiology and Educational Psychology
Pullman

Anne Cox

Promotion
Professor (TT)
Department of Kinesiology and Educational Psychology
Pullman

Tammy Crawford

Promotion
Associate Professor (CT)
Department of Educational Leadership and Sport Management
Pullman

Kimberly Holmstrom

Promotion
Associate Professor (CT)
Department of Kinesiology and Educational Psychology
Pullman

Eric Johnson

Promotion
Professor (TT)
Department of Teaching and Learning
Pullman

Judith Morrison

Promotion
Professor (TT)
Department of Teaching and Learning
Tri‑Cities

Shameem Rakha

Promotion
Associate Professor (CT)
Department of Teaching and Learning
Vancouver

Sarah Ullrich-French

Promotion
Professor (TT)
Department of Kinesiology and Educational Psychology
Pullman

Return to top

College of Nursing

Dean: Mary Koithan

Karen Anders

Promotion
Professor (CT)
Spokane

Sarah Fincham

Promotion
Associate Professor (CT)
Spokane

Roschelle Fritz

Tenure and promotion
Professor (TT)
Vancouver

Anna Fulton

Promotion
Associate Professor (CT)
Spokane

Sarah Griffith

Promotion
Associate Professor (CT)
Spokane

Lois James

Tenure and promotion
Associate Professor (TT)
Spokane

Connie Nguyen-Truong

Tenure and promotion
Associate Professor (TT)
Vancouver

Susan Perkins

Promotion
Professor (CT)
Spokane

Julie Postma

Promotion
Professor (TT)
Spokane

Catherine Van Son

Promotion
Professor (TT)
Vancouver

Lisa Vickers

Promotion
Associate Professor (CT)
Spokane

Return to top

College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Dean: Mark Leid

Danial Baker

Promotion
Regents Professor (TT)
Department of Pharmacotherapy
Spokane

Jeffrey Clark

Promotion
Associate Professor (CT)
Department of Pharmacotherapy
Spokane

Joshua Neumiller

Promotion
Professor (TT)
Department of Pharmacotherapy
Spokane

Connie Remsberg

Promotion
Associate Professor (CT)
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Spokane

Jennifer Robinson

Promotion
Professor (CT)
Department of Pharmacotherapy
Spokane

Angela Stewart

Promotion
Professor (CT)
Department of Pharmacotherapy
Spokane

Megan Willson

Promotion
Professor (CT)
Department of Pharmacotherapy
Spokane

Return to top

College of Veterinary Medicine

Dean: Dori Borjesson

Raelynn Farnsworth

Promotion
Professor (CT)
Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences
Pullman

Steve Lampa

Promotion
Associate Professor (CT)
Department of Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience
Pullman

Susan Matthew

Promotion
Professor (TT)
Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences
Pullman

Craig McConnel

Tenure and promotion
Associate Professor (TT)
Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences
Pullman

Ryan McLaughlin

Tenure and promotion
Associate Professor (TT)
Department of Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience
Pullman

Roberta O’Connor

Tenure
Associate Professor (TT)
Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology
Pullman

Erika Offerdahl

Promotion
Professor (TT)
School of Molecular Biosciences
Pullman

Joshua Ramsay

Promotion
Associate Professor (CT)
Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology
Pullman

Jennifer Watts

Promotion
Professor (TT)
School of Molecular Biosciences
Pullman

Wipawee Winuthayanon

Tenure and promotion
Associate Professor (TT)
School of Molecular Biosciences
Pullman

Return to top

Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

Dean: Bruce Pinkleton

Lucrezia Cuen Paxson

Promotion
Associate Professor (CT)
Pullman

Stacey Hust

Promotion
Professor (TT)
Pullman

Lisa Waananen Jones

Promotion
Associate Professor (CT)
Pullman

Return to top

Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

Dean: John Tomkowiak

April Davis

Promotion
Associate Professor (CT)
Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology
Spokane

Jingru Sun

Tenure and promotion
Associate Professor (TT)
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Spokane

Return to top

Libraries

Dean: Jay Starratt

Talea Anderson

Tenure and promotion
Librarian III (TT)
Pullman

Suzanne Fricke

Tenure and promotion
Librarian III (TT)
Pullman

Return to top

Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

Dean: Mary Rezac

Venera Arnaoudova

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

Stephen Austin

Promotion
Associate Professor (CT)
School of Design and Construction
Pullman

Julia Day

Tenure and promotion
Associate Professor (TT)
School of Design and Construction
Pullman

Subhanshu Gupta

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

Qizhen Li

Promotion
Professor (TT)
School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Pullman

Jacob Murray

Promotion
Associate Professor (CT)
School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Everett

Min-Kyu Song

Tenure and promotion
Associate Professor (TT)
School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Pullman

Anurag Srivastava

Promotion
Professor (TT)
School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Pullman

John Swensen

Tenure and promotion
Associate Professor (TT)
School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Pullman

Hua Tan

Tenure and promotion
Associate Professor (TT)
School of Engineering and Computer Science
Vancouver

Dave Torick

Promotion
Associate Professor (CT)
School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Pullman

Carrie Vielle

Promotion
Associate Professor (CT)
School of Design and Construction
Pullman

Xuechen Zhang

Tenure and promotion
Associate Professor (TT)
School of Engineering and Computer Science
Vancouver