Brigham Young University President Cecil O. Samuelson has announced the following faculty rank advancements effective Sept. 1, 2009:
DAVID O. McKAY SCHOOL OF EDUCATION — Shawn L. Nissen, associate professor, communication disorders; and Barbara M. Smith and Katie E. Steed, associate clinical professor, counseling psychology and special education.
IRA A. FULTON COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY — James K. Archibald, Brian D. Jeffs and Dah Jye Lee, professor, electrical and computer engineering; Jonathan D. Blotter and Daniel Maynes, professor, mechanical engineering; W. Spencer Guthrie, associate professor, civil and environmental engineering; and Dean Wheeler, associate professor, chemical engineering.
FAMILY, HOME AND SOCIAL SCIENCES — Mark H. Butler, professor, School of Family Life; Eric Eide and Mark H. Showalter, professor, economics; Perry J. Hardin, professor, geography; Susan S. Rugh, professor, history; Matthew Bekker and Jeffrey Durrant, associate professor, geography; Mark I. Choate and Matthew E. Mason, associate professor, history; Mikaela Dufur, associate professor, sociology; and Julianne Holt-Lunstad, associate professor, psychology.
FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATIONS — Marilyn Berrett and B. Lee Wakefield, professor, dance; Mary Farahnakian, professor, theatre and media arts; Susan Kenney, professor, School of Music; Ronald B. Nuttall, clinical professor, dance; Paul S. Adams and Eric A. Gillett, associate professor, visual arts; Dale L. Cressman and Quint B. Randle, associate professor, communications; and Amy Petersen Jensen and Megan Sanborn Jones, associate professor, theatre and media arts.
HEALTH AND HUMAN PERFORMANCE — Bradley D. Harris, teaching professor, recreation management and youth leadership; and Keven A. Prusak, associate professor, exercise sciences.
HUMANITIES — Scott M. Sprenger, professor, French and Italian; Kimberly Johnson, associate professor, English; Carl Sederholm, associate professor, humanities, classics and comparative literature; and Anca M. Sprenger, associate professor, French and Italian.
HAROLD B. LEE LIBRARY — Elizabeth S. Hopkins, associate librarian.
LIFE SCIENCES — Mikel R. Stevens, professor, plant and wildlife sciences; Marta J. Adair, associate teaching professor, biology; Jeffery R. Barrow and Michael R. Stark, associate professor, physiology and developmental biology; Michael D. Brown, associate teaching professor, physiology and developmental biology; and Greg V. Jolley, associate teaching professor, plant and wildlife sciences.
MARRIOTT SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT — Ted Christensen, professor, School of Accountancy; Paul C. Godfrey, professor, organizational leadership and strategy; Scott Hobson, teaching professor, School of Accountancy; Glenn L. Christensen, associate professor, business management; Rex L. Facer and Jeffery A. Thompson, associate professor, Romney Institute of Public Management; and William Heninger, associate professor, School of Accountancy.
NEAL A. MAXWELL INSTITUTE — John L. Gee, research professor.
NURSING — Karen Dearing, associate professor.
PHYSICAL AND MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES — Cory Barker, teaching professor, computer science; William F. Christensen and C. Shane Reese, professor, statistics; Michael A. Goodrich, professor, computer science; Jeffrey C. Humpherys, associate professor, mathematics; Jennifer B. Nielson, associate teaching professor, chemistry and biochemistry; Paul R. Roper, associate teaching professor, computer science; and Sean Warnick, associate professor, computer science.
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION — Mary Jane Woodger, professor, Church history and doctrine; and Kerry M. Muhlestein and Charles L. Swift, associate professor, ancient scripture.
STUDENT LIFE — Barbara Morrell and L. Maureen Rice, clinical professor, Counseling and Career Center; and Kristin L. Hansen, associate clinical professor, Counseling and Career Center.
ATHLETICS — Bruce R. Brockbank, W. Stan Crump and Barry E. Lamb, athletic professional; Gaye Merrill, clinical professor; and Vance A. Law, Craig L. Manning, Justin A. McClure and Robert J. Ramos, associate athletic professional.
For more information on this list, contact Craig H. Hart, BYU associate academic vice president for faculty, (801) 422-3567.