Tenure and promotions announced

Texas State University has promoted 53 faculty members and approved tenure for

30. The measures will take effect on Sept. 1.

Promoted from associate professor to professor (with academic department in parentheses) were Augustine Agwuele (anthropology), Vishag A. Badrinarayanan (marketing), Enrique P. Becerra (marketing), Matthew S. Brooks (health administration), Natalie A. Ceballos (psychology), Patricia L. Denton (history), Reiko Graham (psychology), Michelle Hamilton (health and human performance), Paul Hart (history), Gwendolyn Hustvedt (family and consumer sciences), Rebecca L. Jackson (English), Shayne E. Jones (criminal justice), Sean M. Kerwin (chemistry and biochemistry), Gloria P. Martínez (sociology), Sergio M. Martínez (modern languages), Sandra Mayo (theatre and dance), Rebecca Raphael (philosophy), Raúl I. Rodríguez (music), Aimee K. Roundtree (English), Jaymeen Shah (computer information systems and quantitative methods), Jeremy J. Sierra (marketing), Robert T. Tally, Jr. (English) and Daniel J. Wescott (anthropology).

Promoted from assistant professor to associate professor were Semih Aslan (Ingram School of Engineering), Amy D. Benton (social work), Tania Betancourt (chemistry and biochemistry), Emily K. Brunson (anthropology), Ivan Castro-Arellano (biology), David R. Dietrich (sociology), Willard M. Fields, III (political science), Luther Kent Griffin (health and human performance), Paige Haber-Curran (counseling, leadership, adult education and school psychology), Nicholas R. Henry (respiratory care), Matthew E. Hood (finance and economics), Hong-Gu Kang (biology), Timothy A. Kinard (curriculum and instruction), Melissa A. Martinez (counseling, leadership, adult education and school psychology), Kenneth D. Mix (agriculture), Araceli M. Ortiz (curriculum and instruction), William Oxford (music), Wilhelmina J. Pizzini (accounting), Maria D. Resendiz (communication disorders), Steven S. Spivey (physical therapy), Shuying Sun (mathematics), Ellen D. Tillman (history), Raymond F. Treinen (mathematics), Anna M. Turri (marketing), Shannon E. Weigum (biology), Carmen E. Westerberg (psychology), Nancy A. Wilson (English), Richard T. Wilson (marketing), Qingkai Yu (Ingram School of Engineering) and Ziliang Zong (computer science).

Granted tenure were Semih Aslan (Ingram School of Engineering), Amy D. Benton (social work), Tania Betancourt (chemistry and biochemistry), Emily K. Brunson (anthropology), Ivan Castro-Arellano (biology), David R. Dietrich (sociology), Willard M. Fields, III (political science), Luther Kent Griffin (health and human performance), Paige Haber-Curran (counseling, leadership, adult education and school psychology), Nicholas R. Henry (respiratory care), Matthew E. Hood (finance and economics), Hong-Gu Kang (biology), Son Chae Kim (St. David’s School of Nursing), Timothy A. Kinard (curriculum and instruction), Melissa A. Martinez (counseling, leadership, adult education and school psychology), Kenneth D. Mix (agriculture), William Oxford (music), Wilhelmina J. Pizzini (accounting), Maria D. Resendiz (communication disorders), Aimee K. Roundtree (English), Shuying Sun (mathematics), Ellen D. Tillman (history), Raymond F. Treinen (mathematics), Anna M. Turri (marketing), Shannon E. Weigum (biology), Carmen E. Westerberg (psychology), Nancy A. Wilson (English), Richard T. Wilson (marketing), Qingkai Yu (Ingram School of Engineering) and Ziliang Zong (computer science).

Submitted by Texas State

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