Twenty-Nine CSUSB Faculty Members Receive Promotions and/or Tenure

By Staff Reports

(Victor Valley)– Twenty-nine Cal State San Bernardino faculty members have been awarded promotions and/or tenure for the 2018-19 academic year.

Effective this September, the faculty members were promoted to either full professor, associate professor, associated librarian or Student Services Professional (SSP).

The faculty members who have been promoted and/or received tenure are listed by their academic college/department below.

College of Arts and Letters
Promoted to professor:
Annie Buckley, art
Ece Algan, communication studies
Brad Owen, communication studies
Mihaela Popescu, communication studies
Parastou Feiz, English
Jessica Luck, English

Promoted to associate professor with tenure:
Andrew Oakes, art
John Mumma, philosophy

Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration
Promoted to professor:
Kimberly Collins, public administration
Ya Ni, public administration
Alexandru Roman, public administration

College of Education
Promoted to associate professor with tenure:
Xinying Yin, Teacher Education and Foundations

College of Natural Sciences
Promoted to professor:
Hyun-Kyoung Oh, kinesiology
Giovanna Llosent, mathematics

Promoted to associate professor with tenure:
Angela Horner, biology
Paulchris Okpala, health sciences and human ecology
Guillermo Escalante, kinesiology
Jeremy Aikin, mathematics
Geraldine Fike, nursing

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Promoted to professor:
Tiffany Jones, history
Kelly Campbell, psychology

Promoted to associate professor with tenure:
Teresa Velasquez, anthropology
John Reitzel, criminal justice
Brett Goforth, geography
Meredith Conroy, political science
King-To Yeung, sociology

John M. Pfau Library
Promoted to associate librarian with tenure:
Gina Schlesselman-Tarango, library

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
Promoted to SSP, AR III:
Rachel Keener, CAPS

Promoted to SSP, AR II with tenure:
Dianne Fass, CAPS

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