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UGA ­approved tenure for 68 faculty members

The University of Georgia approved tenure for 68 faculty members. Those receiving tenure are Yohannes Abate, physics and astronomy; Grace Bagwell Adams, health policy and management; James C. Anderson II, agricultural leadership, education and communication; Rebecca L. Atkins, music; Douglas P.  Aubrey, forestry and natural resources; Patryk D. Babiaraz, financial planning, housing and consumer economics; Lihi Ben Shitrit, international affairs; Alison Clune Berg, foods and nutrition; Casey M. Bergman, genetics; Thomas Biggs, classics; Jillian Fain Bohlen, animal and dairy science; Gene Arnold Brewer, public administration and policy; Melinda A. Brindley, infectious diseases department, population health department and Center for Vaccines and Immunology; Geoffrey L. Brown, human development and family science; Brandy A. Burgess, population health; Gaelen R. Burke, entomology; Todd Riley Callaway, animal and dairy science; Rosalyn Denise Campbell, School of Social Work; Collette E. Chapman-Hilliard, counseling and human development services; Dario J. Chavez Velasquez, horticulture; James N. Conklin, insurance, legal studies and real estate; Brent C. Credille, population health; R. Benjamin Davis, engineering; Bhabesh Dutta, plant pathology; Catherine R. Edwards, marine sciences; Nathaniel J. Evans, advertising and public relations; Monique S. Franca, population health; Eric C. Freeman, engineering; Francis L. Fluharty, animal and dairy science; Daniel L. Gamache, management; Amanda L. Giordano, counseling and human development services; Mary G. Goll, genetics; K. Melissa Hallow, (joint appointment) engineering and epidemiology and biostatistics; Hitesh Handa, engineering; Darren K. Hayunga, insurance, legal studies and real estate; Roozbeh Hosseini, economics; Brian J. Jordan, (joint appointment) population health and poultry science; Christian Klimczak, geology; Peter Van Zandt Lane, music; Kyu Hyung Lee, computer science; Rebecca J. Leopkey, kinesiology; Georgianna L. Martin, counseling and human development services; Vasant Muralidharan, cellular biology; Koichi Nagata, veterinary biosciences and diagnostic imaging; C. Scott Nesbit Jr., environment and design; Nicole M. Nemeth, pathology department and Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study; Tho D. Nguyen, physics and astronomy; Elizabeth A. Ottesen, microbiology; Jonathan W. Peters, journalism; Suzanne E. Pilaar Birch, anthropology and geography; Ivanka Pjesivac, journalism; Wesley M. Porter, crop and soil sciences; Margaret E. L. Renwick, linguistics; Eric D. Rubenstein, agricultural leadership, education and communication; Jason M. Schmidt, entomology; Desiree M. Seponski, human development and family science; Travis A. Smith, agricultural and applied economics; Alexander “Sasha” Spektor, Germanic and Slavic studies; Julie D. Stanton, cellular biology; Liza Stepanova, music; Bjørn F. Stillion Southard, communication studies; Sha Tao, animal and dairy science; Jaime L. Tarigo, pathology; Jason G. Wallace, crop and soil sciences and Institute of Plant Bleeding, Genetics and Genomics; Frans S. Weiser, comparative literature department and Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute; Seth J. Wenger, ecology; Hang Yin, biochemistry and molecular biology; and Sami R. Yli-Piipari, kinesiology.

Source: Office of Faculty Affairs