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Faculty Promotions 2020

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May 12, 2020

Congratulations to UMD faculty who received promotions and/or tenure.


On May 8, 2020, the Board of Regents approved the following individuals for promotion and/or tenure.

The following faculty members were promoted to full professor:

David Beard, English Linguistics, & Writing Studies
Rebecca de Souza, Communication
Charles Fountaine, Applied Human Sciences
Jennifer Gomez Menjivar, World Languages & Cultures
Arshia Khan, Computer Science
Rick LaCaille, Psychology
William Salmon, English Linguistics, & Writing Studies
Erin Sheets, Chemistry & Biochemistry

The following faculty members were promoted to associate professor with indefinite tenure:

Gwendolyn Anderson, Social Work
Manik Barman, Civil Engineering
Ryan Bergstrom, Geography & Philosophy
Alessandro Cembran, Chemistry & Biochemistry
Chan Lan Chun, Civil Engineering
Alexis Elder, Geography & Philosophy
Rebecca Gilbertson, Psychology
Roxanne Gould, Education
Paula Gudmundson, Music
Jacquelyn Harvey, Communication
Jolene Hyppa Martin, Communication Sciences & Disorders
Bethany Kubik, Math & Statistics
Jung Eun Lee, Applied Human Sciences
Jennifer McCleary, Social Work
Gibson Nene, Economics
Tedy Ozersky, Biology
Subramanian Ramakrishnan, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
Jeffrey Rop, History, Political Science, & International Studies
Kathryn Schreiner, Chemistry & Biochemistry
David Short, Art & Design
Ashley Thompson, Psychology