Board of Regents approves promotions, tenure for 43 faculty members

Masako Onodera, right, who teaches in the art and art history department, works with student Mindy Allee in the art metals lab. / UW-Stout photos by Brett Roseman
​Jerry Poling | August 2, 2018

The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents has approved promotions and tenure recommendations for 43 UW-Stout faculty, effective for the 2018-19 academic year.

The professors and their departments are:

Promoted to professor

  • Jennifer Astwood, design
  • Eric Brey, hospitality and tourism
  • James Bryan, art and art history
  • Sally Dresdow, operations and management
  • Aaron Durst, communication studies, foreign languages and performing arts
  • Seth Dutter, mathematics, statistics and computer science
  • Peter Galante, communication technologies
  • Jennifer Grant, biology
  • Kathryn Hamilton, psychology
  • Carol Johnson, School of Education
  • John Klem, rehabilitation and counseling
  • Cheng Liu, engineering and technology
  • Georgios Loizides, social science
  • Elena Marshall, English and philosophy
  • Kimberly Martinez, teaching, learning and leadership
  • Kevin Mason, teaching, learning and leadership
  • Ruth Nyland, school counseling, school psychology and special education
  • Marlann Patterson, chemistry and physics
  • Julie Peterson, design
  • Daisy Pignetti, English and philosophy
  • Deleana Strohl, rehabilitation and counseling
  • Markie Twist, human development and family studies
  • Donquing (Holly) Yuan, communication technologies
Fred Prassas, from the hospitality and tourism department at UW-Stout, teaches a class in real estate and property management.

 

Promoted to associate professor

  • Kenan Baltaci, engineering and technology
  • Erik Evensen, design
  • Emily Hines, teaching, learning and leadership
  • Andy Peng, engineering technology
  • Fred Prassas, hospitality and tourism
Wei Zheng, who teaches in the engineering and technology department at UW-Stout, works with students in the plastics engineering lab.

 

Tenure

  • Daniel Atyim, art and art history
  • Julie Bates-Maves, rehabilitation and counseling
  • Devin Berg, engineering technology
  • Seth Berrier, mathematics, statistics and computer science
  • Katherine Roberts Edenborg, English and philosophy
  • Masako Onodera, art and art history
  • Stephen Salm, business
  • Howard Samb, hospitality and tourism
  • Deanna Schultz, teaching, learning and leadership
  • Wei Shi, engineering and technology
  • Andrew Williams, art and art history
  • Wei Zheng, engineering and technology

Promoted to associate professor with tenure

  • Arnab Biswas, social science
  • John Spartz, English and philosophy
  • Amy Zimmerman, school counseling, school psychology and special education

In fall 2017, UW-Stout had 259 faculty members.

The 2018-19 academic year begins with Opening Day activities, including campuswide Engagement Sessions, for faculty and staff Monday, Aug. 27. Classes begin Wednesday, Sept. 5.

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Photos

Top: Fred Prassas, from the hospitality and tourism department, teaches a class in real estate and property management.

Bottom: Wei Zheng, who teaches in the engineering and technology department, works with students in the plastics engineering lab.


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