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Outstanding University of San Diego Faculty Receive Tenure

Congratulations to University of San Diego faculty who received tenure and/or promotion effective September 2017:

University of San Diego Vice President and Provost Gail F. Baker, PhD, announced the names of 21 USD faculty who were granted tenure effective September 1, 2017. The recently tenured faculty include representatives from six of the university’s academic divisions including the College of Arts and Sciences, Copley Library, School of Business, School of Law, School of Leadership and Education Sciences, and Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science.   

Tenure and Promotion 

Tenure

Lucia Gonzales: Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science

Priya Kannan-Narasimhan: School of Business

Karen Macauley: School of Nursing and Health Science

Tenure and Promotion to Associate Professor

Erica Cameron: School of Leadership and Education Sciences

Julia Cantzler: College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Sociology

Aarti Ivanic: School of Business

Daniel Lin: School of Business

Sarina Chugani Molina: School of Leadership and Education Sciences

Christopher Newman: School of Leadership and Education Sciences

Laura Turner: Copley Library

Tenure and Promotion to Professor

Dov Fox: School of Law

Mila Sohoni: School of Law 

Promotion to Professor

Linda Barkacs: School of Business

Brian Clack: College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Philosophy

Mary Doak: College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Theology and Religious Studies

Jeremy Kua: College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Heather Lattimer: School of Leadership and Education Sciences

Alejandro Meter: Languages, Cultures and Literatures

Mark Woods: Philosophy

David Shirk: Political Science and International Relations

Steve Sumner: School of Business 

Tenure and Promotion to Professor

Dov Fox: School of Law

Mila Sohoni: School of Law 


About the University of San Diego

The University of San Diego sets the standard for an engaged, contemporary Catholic university where innovative Changemakers confront humanity’s urgent challenges. With more than 8,000 students from 75 countries and 44 states, USD is the youngest independent institution on the U.S. News & World Report list of top 100 universities in the United States. USD’s eight academic divisions include the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business, the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering, the School of Law, the School of Leadership and Education Sciences, the Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science, the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, and the Division of Professional and Continuing Education. In February 2016, USD launched the public phase of Leading Change: The Campaign for USD, which represents the most ambitious fundraising effort in the history of the university and builds upon the strong philanthropic momentum achieved by USD in recent years. In September 2016, USD introduced Envisioning 2024, a strategic plan that capitalizes on the university’s recent progress and aligns new strategic goals with current strengths to help shape a vision for the future as the university looks ahead to its 75th anniversary in the year 2024.