The faculty welcomes 20 new colleagues this year. Some of them are:
Davide Cervone, assistant professor of mathematics, earned his Ph.D. from Brown University and his bachelor's degree from Williams College. His interests include
using the computer as a teaching tool as well as World Wide Web development and programming.
Enrique Chávez-Arvizo, visiting assistant professor of philosophy, earned a Ph.D. as well as a master's degree from the University of Reading in England. He
also received a bachelor's degree from the University of Texas at El Paso. The author of a
book and several articles, he has taught at the University of Hertfordshire in Watford,
England and has volunteered extensively for Amnesty International in Mexico.
Aaron Crawford, visiting professor of biology, earned his Ph.D. from the
University of Utah, Salt Lake City in cell biology. He received his bachelor's degree in
botany from Oregon State University, Corvallis and has studied as a Postdoctoral Fellow in
Germany and England. He has also co-authored several articles.
Andrew S. Curran, assistant professor of French, is pursuing his Ph.D. in
French literature from New York University. He earned his master's degree from the New
York University in Paris, and his bachelor's degree from Hamilton College. He is the
recipient of several honors and fellowships, including the Paris-American Club Summer
Christian Dovi Dogbe, visiting assistant professor of French, received
his Ph.D. in comparative literature from the State University of New York at Binghamton.
He earned his master's degree from Ohio State University and his bachelor's degree from
the University of Ghana. In the past, he has worked for the American Embassy as well as
acted as a free-lance translator.
Edward A. Green, visiting assistant professor of computer science, earned
his Ph.D. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and his master's degree from Union
College. He also received a master's degree from the University of Southern California,
Los Angeles and bachelor's degree from Eisenhower College. He has co-authored several
articles and made presentations at several conferences.
Paul T. Gremillion, assistant professor of civil engineering, earned his
Ph.D. in civil engineering from the University of Central Florida and received a master's
and a bachelor's degree from Louisiana State University. He has worked as a staff engineer
in Virginia and Florida as well as taught at several universities.
Sarah M. Henry, assistant professor of history, received her Ph.D. in
history with distinction from Columbia University. She also earned a master's degree at
Columbia and a bachelor's degree from Yale College. Her interests include 20th century
American politics and reform movements.
Ibon Izurieta, visiting instructor of Spanish, is pursuing his Ph.D. in
Spanish from the University of Iowa, where he earned a master's degrees in comparative
literature and Spanish. He has taught all levels of Spanish and worked as an English
instructor in Amorebieta, Spain.
William D. Keat, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, received
his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his master's and bachelor's
degrees from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He has received several awards for
excellence in teaching, and has co-authored several articles and presentations.
Andreas Kriefall, visiting assistant professor of English, earned his
Ph.D. in comparative literature from Cornell University. He also received a master's
degree from Cornell and earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Puget Sound. He
speaks German and French and has several published works.
Robert J. Lauzon, visiting assistant professor of biology, received his
Ph.D. from Queen's University in Kingston, Canada and earned his bachelor's degree from
McGill University in Montreal. He has been awarded several research grants and his
interests lie in molecular genetics of development.
Dianne M. McMullen, assistant professor of performing arts, earned her
Ph.D. from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor. She received master's degrees in
musicology and organ performance from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor and a
bachelor's degree in music from Smith College. She has also studied as a Fulbright Scholar
(Others will be listed in the next issue of The Chronicle.)