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Outstanding University Of San Diego Faculty Receive Tenure

MAY 31, 2019: SAN DIEGO – University of San Diego Vice President and Provost Gail F. Baker, PhD, announced the names of 12 USD College of Arts and Sciences faculty who have been granted tenure effective September 1, 2019. The recently tenured faculty include representatives from four of the university’s academic divisions including the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business, the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering, and the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies.

 

University of San Diego’s newly tenured faculty include:

 

Emilie Amrein, PhD

College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Music

Jessica Bell, PhD

College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Barbara Bliss, PhD

School of Business

Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick, PhD

Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies

Saturnino Garcia, PhD

Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering

Adam Haberman, PhD

College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Biology

Imane Khalil, PhD

Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering

Koonyong Kim, PhD

College of Arts and Sciences, Department of English

Diane Keeling, PhD

College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Communication Studies

Marcelle Maese-Cohen, PhD

College of Arts and Sciences, Department of English

Rico Monge, PhD

College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Theology and Religious Studies

Ivan Ortiz, PhD

College of Arts and Sciences, Department of English

Greg Prieto, PhD

College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Sociology

Martin Repinecz, PhD

College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Languages, Cultures and Literatures

Ruixia (Sandy) Shi, PhD

School of Business

Steve Tammelleo, PhD

College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Philosophy

Suzanne Walther, PhD

College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Environmental and Ocean Sciences

 

“These outstanding faculty Changemakers represent the extraordinary caliber of scholars leading the academic development of USD students in every program and in every academic division,” said USD Dr. Baker.   “We are extremely proud of our faculty, and are honored to recognize their commitment to our students.”

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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. USD recently concluded our successful $317M Leading Change: The Campaign for USD, which represented the most ambitious fundraising effort in the history of the university. 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.

Contact:

Pamela Gray Payton
pgray@sandiego.edu
(619) 260-4681