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2006 faculty promotion and tenure

About 100 faculty members have been promoted for the 2006 school year, including:

College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences
Drew Betz, Promote, Extension Educator E-4, WSU Extension, Whatcom County, July 1
John A. Browse, Promote, Regents Professor and Scientist, Institute of Biological Chemistry, Aug. 16
Sherie Corley, Promote, Senior Instructor (non tenure-track), Human Development, WSU Vancouver, Aug. 16
Lindsey du Toit, Grant/Promote, Associate Scientist/Extension Specialist E-3, Plant Pathology, WSU Mount Vernon, July 1
Miriam S. Edlefsen, Grant/Promote, Associate Professor, Food Science and Human Nutrition, Aug.16
Marc Evans, Promote, Professor/Scientist/Extension Specialist E-4, Statistics, July 1
Markus Flury, Promote, Professor and Scientist, Crop and Soil Sciences, Aug. 16
Gary G. Grove, Promote, Scientist/Professor/Extension Specialist E-4, Plant Pathology, WSU Prosser, July 1
Toni Gwin, Grant/Promote, Extension Educator E-3, WSU Extension, Pacific-Lewis counties, July 1
Kay E. Haaland, Promote, Area Extension Educator E-4, WSU Extension, Skagit County, July 1
Deborah J. Handy, Promote, Clinical Associate Professor (non tenure-track) Human Development, Aug. 16
Vincent R. Hebert, Grant/Promote, Assoc. Prof/Scientist/Extension Specialist E-3 Entomology, WSU Tri-Cities, July 1
William F. Hendrix, Promote, Extension Educator E-4, WSU Extension, Yakima County, July 1
Dong-Hyun Kang, Grant/Promote, Associate Scientist and Extension Specialist E-3, Food Science and Human Nutrition, July 1
Vincent P. Jones, Promote, Scientist-Entomology, Wenatchee Tree Fruit Research/Extension, July 1
Hans Kok, Promote, Extension Specialist E-3 (non tenure-track), Crop and Soil Sciences, July 1
Adair Lawrence, Promote, Senior Instructor (non tenure-track), Human Development, Aug. 16
Marcia R. Ostrom, Grant/Promote, Ext. Educator E-3/Specialist E-3/Assoc.Scientist, Puyallup, Ext./Community & Rural Sociology, July 1
John P. Reganold, Promote, Regents Professor and Scientist, Crop and Soil Sciences, Aug. 16
Susan J. Scheunemann, Promote, Senior Instructor (non tenure-track), Food Science and Human Nutrition, July 1
Sarah M. Smith, Grant/Promote, Area Extension Educator E-3, WSU Extension, Grant and Adams counties, July 1
Phillip S. Waite, Grant/Promote, Associate Professor, Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Aug. 16
Mary Wandschneider, Promote, Senior Instructor (non tenure-track), Human Development, Aug. 16
Chang-Lin Xiao, Grant/Promote, Associate Scientist and Extension Specialist E-3 Plant Pathology, WSU Wenatchee , July 1

College of Business
Jonathan Yoder, Grant/Promote, Associate Professor and Associate Scientist, School of Economic Sciences, Aug. 16
Mark Fuller, Promote, Professor and Chair, Information Systems, Aug. 16
Joan L. Giese, Grant/Promote, Associate Professor, Marketing, Aug. 16
Dogan Gursoy, Grant/Promote, Associate Professor, School of Hospitality Business Management, Aug. 16
Pamela Henderson, Promote, Professor, Marketing, WSU Tri-Cities, Aug. 16
Traci J. Hess, Grant/Promote, Associate Professor, Information Systems, Aug. 16
Dennis Reynolds, Grant/Promote, Associate Professor, School of Hospitality Business Management, Aug. 16
Nancy Swanger, Grant/Promote, Associate Professor, School of Hospitality Business Management, Aug. 16
John M. Thornton, Promote, Clinical Associate Professor (non tenure-track), Accounting, WSU Tri-Cities, Aug. 16
Len Trevino, Grant/Promote, Associate Professor, Management and Operations, Aug. 16
John D. Wells, Grant/Promote, Associate Professor, Information Systems, Aug. 16

College of Education
Pamela J. Bettis, Grant/Promote, Associate Professor, Teaching and Learning, Aug. 16
Len Foster, Promote, Professor, Educational Leadership/Counseling Psychology, Aug. 16
David A. Gruenewald, Grant/Promote, Associate Professor, Teaching and Learning, Aug. 16
Linda Mabry, Promote, Professor, Teaching and Learning, WSU Vancouver, Aug. 16
Robert Rinehart, Grant, Associate Professor, Educational Leadership/Counseling Psychology, Aug. 16
Mary F. Roe, Promote, Professor, Teaching and Learning, Aug. 16
Amy M. Roth McDuffie, Grant/Promote, Associate Professor, Teaching and Learning, WSU Tri-Cities, Aug. 16

College of Engineering and Architecture
Amit Bandyopadhyay, Promote, Professor, School of Mechanical/Materials Engineering, Aug. 16
Anjan Bose, Promote, Regents Professor, School of Elect. Engineering/Computer Science, Aug. 16
Susmita Bose, Grant/Promote, Associate Professor, School of Mechanical/Materials Engineering, Aug. 16
Zhe Dang, Grant/Promote, Associate Professor, School of Elect. Engineering/Computer Science, Aug. 16
Paul F. Hirzel, Promote, Professor, School of Architecture/Construction Mgmt., Aug. 16
Sinisa Mesarovic, Grant/Promote, Associate Professor, School of Mechanical/Materials Engineering, Aug. 16
Charles Pezeshki, Promote, Professor, School of Mechanical/Materials Engineering, Aug. 16
David Wang, Promote, Professor, School of Architecture/Construction Mgmt., Aug. 16
Russell V. Westphal, Promote, Professor, School of Mechanical/Materials Engineering, Aug. 16

College of Liberal Arts
Jose Alamillo, Grant/Promote, Associate Professor, Comparative Ethnic Studies, Aug. 16
Paula M. Coomer, Promote, Senior Instructor (non tenure-track), English, Aug. 16
Kevin Haas, Grant/Promote, Associate Professor, Fine Arts, Aug. 16
William M. Hamlin, Promote, Professor, English, Aug. 16
Linda Heidenreich, Grant/Promote, Associate Professor, Women’s Studies, Aug. 16
Jeffrey Joireman, Grant/Promote, Associate Professor, Psychology, Aug. 16
Monica Kirkpatrick Johnson, Grant/Promote, Associate Professor, Sociology, Aug. 16
Tim Kohler, Promote, Regents Professor, Anthropology, Aug. 16
Christopher Lupke, Grant/Promote, Associate Professor, Foreign Languages and Cultures, Aug. 16
Yolanda Flores Niemann, Promote, Professor and Chair, Comparative Ethnic Studies, Aug. 16
Mitchell Pickerill, Grant/Promote, Associate Professor, Political Science, Aug. 16
Elizabeth A. Siler, Promote, Senior Instructor (non tenure-track), English, Aug. 16
Noel Sturgeon, Promote, Professor and Chair, Women’s Studies, Aug. 16

Libraries
Cheryl Gunselman, Grant/Promote, Librarian III, Libraries, July 1
Lorena O’English, Grant/Promote, Librarian III, Libraries, July 1

College of Nursing
Ruth Bindler, Promote, Professor, Nursing, Aug. 16
Alice E. Dupler, Promote, Clinical Associate Professor (non tenure-track), Nursing, July 1

College of Pharmacy
Colleen Terriff, Promote, Clinical Associate Professor (non tenure-track), Pharmacotherapy, July 1

College of Sciences
Doerte Blume, Grant/Promote, Associate Professor, Physics and Astronomy, Aug. 16
Sukanta Bose, Grant/Promote, Associate Professor, Physics and Astronomy, Aug. 16
Larry Hufford, Promote, Professor, School of Biological Sciences, Aug. 16
Michael E. Konkel, Promote, Professor, School of Molecular Biosciences, Aug. 16
Alexander D.Q. Li, Promote, Professor, Chemistry, Aug. 16
Dirk Schulze-Makuch, Grant, Associate Professor, Geology, Aug. 16
Eric A. Shelden, Grant, Associate Professor, School of Molecular Biosciences, Aug. 16
Michael Smerdon, Promote, Regents Professor, School of Molecular Biosciences, Aug. 16
Guy Worthey, Grant/Promote, Associate Professor, Physics and Astronomy, Aug. 16
Zhaohui Zhou, Grant/Promote, Associate Professor, Chemistry, Aug. 16

College of Veterinary Medicine
Gilbert A. Burns, Promote, Professor and Associate Dean, Vet & Comp. Anatomy, Pharm., Physiology, July 1
Douglas R. Call, Grant/Promote, Associate Professor, Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology, July 1
O. Lynne Nelson, Grant/Promote, Associate Professor, Veterinary Clinical Sciences, July 1
David M. Rector, Grant/Promote, Associate Professor, Vet & Comp. Anatomy, Pharm., Physiology, July 1
Katherine Jane Wardrop, Promote, Professor, Veterinary Clinical Sciences, July 1

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