Nine new professors joined the faculty this fall filling existing positions, and one assumed a new post created as part of the College’s strategic initiative to increase the size of the faculty by 20 percent, or 35 positions, and decrease the student-to-faculty ratio from 11:1 to 10:1.
The new position in psychology brings the total to 24 additional faculty. The College has 212 full-time, tenure-track members.
Tamara Carley, assistant professor of geology and environmental geosciences; Ph.D., environmental engineering, Vanderbilt University
Jessica Carr, assistant professor of religious studies and Berman Scholar of Jewish Studies; Ph.D., religious studies, Indiana University Melissa Galloway, assistant professor of chemistry; Ph.D. in analytical chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Trent Gaugler, assistant professor of mathematics; Ph.D. in statistics, Penn State University
Amir Sadovnik, assistant professor of computer science; Ph.D., electrical and computer engineering, Cornell University
Roxy Swails, assistant professor of chemistry; Ph.D., organometallic chemistry, University of Florida
Jon Wallace, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering (arriving January 2015); Ph.D., electrical engineering, Brigham Young University
Susan Wenze, assistant professor of psychology; Ph.D., clinical psychology, American University
Jeremy Zallen, assistant professor of history; Ph.D., history, Harvard University