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March 12, 2013

Smith Board Approves Faculty Promotions


NORTHAMPTON, Mass.—At its March meeting, the Smith College Board of Trustees approved tenure and promotion recommendations for sixteen faculty members including the appointment of President-elect Kathleen McCartney as professor in the Department of Psychology.

Promoted to full professor from associate professor were Jonathan Gosnell, French studies; Adam Hall, biological sciences; Joel Pitchon, music; Kevin Shea, chemistry; Marc Steinberg, sociology; Dominique Thiébaut,  computer science; Hélène Visentin, French studies; and Steve Waksman, music; and from the School for Social Work, Joanne Corbin.

Promoted to associate professor with tenure from assistant professor were Carrie Baker, study of women and gender; Michael Barresi, biological sciences; Ibtissam Bouachrine, Spanish and Portuguese studies; Daniel Kramer, theatre; Sara Pruss, geosciences; and Eeva Sointu, sociology.

Smith College educates women of promise for lives of distinction. One of the largest women’s colleges in the United States, Smith enrolls 2,600 students from nearly every state and 62 other countries.


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