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Promotion and Tenure Committee

Members (2021-22)

The Promotion and Tenure Committee reviews the cases of faculty who are being considered for promotion to associate professor with tenure or full professor. The committee members consider each case as presented by the faculty member's home department and make a recommendation to the dean of Arts & Sciences about whether or not to grant promotion or tenure. The Dean, the Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, and four academic Associate Deans serve on the committee ex officio.

Regular Committee:

  • Sonia Alconini, Anthropology

  • Lawrence Band, Environmental Sciences

  • Ted Coffey, Music

  • Chad Dodson, Psychology

  • Bruce Holsinger, English

  • Isaac Reed, Sociology

  • Elizabeth Varon, History

  • Dorothy Wong, Art

  • Xiaochao Zheng, Physics


Expedited Committee: 

  • Stephen Arata, English

  • Asher Biemann, Religious Studies

  • Dale Copeland, Politics

  • James Harrigan, Economics

  • Craig Huneke, Mathematics

  • Deborah Lawrence, Environmental Sciences


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