Chancellor honors promoted faculty members

Author: University Communications
October 29, 2019

UC Riverside Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox honored over 50 faculty members for their promotions at a ceremony Oct. 7 at the  Chancellor’s Residence.

Here are the honorees:

Emma L. Aronson         Microbiology and Plant Pathology        Promotion to Associate Professor (Tenure)
Kelley C. Barsanti         Chemical/Environtal Engineering        Promotion to Associate Professor (Tenure)
George D. Becker         Physics and Astronomy            Promotion to Associate Professor (Tenure)
Miguel Carreras         Political Science                Promotion to Associate Professor (Tenure)
Loren Collingwood         Political Science                Promotion to Associate Professor (Tenure)
Christopher J. Clark         Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology    Promotion to Associate Professor (Tenure)
Elizabeth L. Davis         Psychology                    Promotion to Associate Professor (Tenure)
William L. Dunlop         Psychology                    Promotion to Associate Professor (Tenure)
Willian Grover        Bioengineering                Promotion to Associate Professor (Tenure)
Robert L. Hernandez        English                    Promotion to Associate Professor (Tenure)
Matthew W. King         Religious Studies                Promotion to Associate Professor (Tenure)
Rita Kohli             Graduate School of Education        Promotion to Associate Professor (Tenure)
Meera G. Nair         Biomedical Sciences                Promotion to Associate Professor (Tenure)
Fabio Pasqualetti        Mechanical Engineering            Promotion to Associate Professor (Tenure)
Taisha C. Paggett         Dance                        Promotion to Associate Professor (Tenure)
Shaolei Ren            Electrical & Computer Engineering           Promotion to Associate Professor (Tenure)
Erin Wilson Rankin         Entomology                    Promotion to Associate Professor (Tenure)
Jade S. Sasser             Gender and Sexuality Studies            Promotion to Associate Professor (Tenure)
Hideaki Tsutsui         Mechanical Engineering            Promotion to Associate Professor (Tenure)
Nanpeng (Eric) Yu         Electrical & Computer Engineering           Promotion to Associate Professor (Tenure)
Hai-Bo Yu             Physics and Astronomy            Promotion to Associate Professor (Tenure)
Weiwei Zhang         Psychology                    Promotion to Associate Professor (Tenure)
Bree J. Lang             Economics                    Promotion to Associate Professor of Teaching
Matthew D. Lang         Economics                    Promotion to Associate Professor of Teaching
Khaleel A. Abdulrazak     Psychology                    Promotion to Full Professor
David A. Biggs         History                    Promotion to Full Professor
Philip Brisk             Computer Science and Engineering        Promotion to Full Professor
Rogerio Budasz         Music                        Promotion to Full Professor
Zizhong (Jeffrey) Chen     Computer Science and Engineering        Promotion to Full Professor
Matthew Daugherty        Entomology                    Promotion to Full Professor
Wee Liang Gan         Mathematics                    Promotion to Full Professor
Venugopala (Reddy) R. Gonehal Botany and Plant Sciences            Promotion to Full Professor
Sherine Hafez             Gender and Sexuality Studies            Promotion to Full Professor
Brandon Lattu         Art                        Promotion to Full Professor
Declan F. McCole         Biomedical Sciences                Promotion to Full Professor
Yunhee Min             Art                        Promotion to Full Professor
Louie F. Rodriguez         Graduate School of Education        Promotion to Full Professor
Andrea Smith             Ethnic Studies                    Promotion to Full Professor
Seema K. Tiwari-Woodruff     Biomedical Sciences                Promotion to Full Professor
Michalis Faloutsos         Computer Science & Engineering        Advancement to Professor, Step VI
Daniel (Dan) Jeske         Statistics                    Advancement to Professor, Step VI
Aaron Seitz             Psychology                    Advancement to Professor, Step VI
Melissa M. Wilcox         Religious Studies                Advancement to Professor, Step VI
Albert Wang             Electrical & Computer Eng            Advancement to Professor, Step VI
Deborah A. Wong         Music                        Advancement to Professor, Step VI
James E. Adaskaveg        Microbiology & Plant Pathology        Advancement to Professor, Step VII
Byron Adams             Music                        Advancement to Above Scale, Distinguished Professor
Maudemarie Clark         Philosophy                    Advancement to Above Scale, Distinguished Professor
Thomas E. Cogswell         History                    Advancement to Above Scale, Distinguished Professor
Sean R. Cutler         Botany & Plant Sciences            Advancement to Above Scale, Distinguished Professor
Marilyn Louise Fogel         Earth & Planetary Sciences             Advancement to Above Scale, Distinguished Professor
Tao Jiang             Computer Science & Engineering        Advancement to Above Scale, Distinguished Professor
John S. Levin            Graduate School of Education        Advancement to Above Scale, Distinguished Professor
Sonja Lyubomirsky        Psychology                    Advancement to Above Scale, Distinguished Professor
Yinsheng Wang         Chemistry                    Advancement to Above Scale, Distinguished Professor

Faculty promotions
Chancellor Kim A Wilcox speaks at the Faculty Advancement and Promotion Reception at the Chancellor's Residence on October 7, 2019. (UCR/Stan Lim)