Faculty Members Receive Tenure, Promotions, Sabbaticals

Congratulations to the 15 faculty members who were approved for tenure by the Pacific University Board of Trustees in March 2017. Additionally, 29 faculty members also received promotions, while 21 faculty members were granted sabbaticals for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Faculty Approved for Tenure

College of Arts & Sciences

Alex Bove
Daniel Eisen
Aaron Greer
Katharine Loevy
Jana Peterson-Besse
Connor Principe

College of Health Professions

Sarah Bowen
Bridget Bradley
Saje Davis-Risen
Matthew Hunsinger
Jeff Kawaguchi
Asani Seawell
Brendan Stamper

College of Business

Huijian Dong

College of Education

Amanda Stead

Faculty Promotions in Rank

TENURE PROMOTIONS

Assistant Professor to Associate Professor

Alex Bove, College of Arts & Sciences
Sarah Bowen, College of Health Professions
Bridget Bradley, College of Health Professions
Saje Davis-Risen, College of Health Professions
Huijian Dong, College of Business
Daniel Eisen, College of Arts & Sciences
Matthew Hunsinger, College of Health Professions
Katharine Loevy, College of Arts & Sciences
Jana Peterson-Besse, College of Arts & Sciences
Connor Principe , College of Arts & Sciences
Brendan Stamper, College of Health Professions
Amanda Stead, College of Education

Associate Professor to Full Professor

Jeff Kawaguchi, College of Health Professions

NON-TENURE PROMOTIONS

Assistant Professor to Associate Professor

Leonardo Bobadilla, College of Health Professions
Shahana Koslofsky, College of Health Professions

Associate Professor to Full Professor

Lisa Christiansen, College of Health Professions
Michael Christopher, College of Health Professions
Kevin Chui, College of Health Professions
Jeanne-Sarah de Larquier, College of Arts & Sciences
Jennifer Hardacker, College of Arts & Sciences
Heide Island, College of Arts & Sciences
Erin Jobst, College of Health Professions
Catherine Kim, College of Education
Daniel Kirk, College of Education
James Kundart, College of Optometry
Adam Rafalovich, College of Arts & Sciences
Jessica Ritter, College of Arts & Sciences
Jeff Seward, College of Arts & Sciences
Mary Von, College of Health Professions

Sabbatical Leaves

Doug Anderson
College of Arts & Sciences, Fall 2017, “Visual Explorations of Intertidal Zoned Organisms.”

Mike Boardman
College of Arts & Sciences, Fall 2017, “Working with High School and College Faculty to Smooth the Transition of Students from High School to College Mathematics.”

Alex Bove
College of Arts & Sciences, Academic Year, “Dickens and Counter-Representation: Representational Breakthroughs in the Nineteenth Century Illustrated Novel.”

Bill Breslin
College of Arts & Sciences, Spring 2018, “Outer Billiards in the Euclidian and Hyperbolic Planes.”

Ryan Bulson
College of Optometry, Spring 2018, “Investigating the Role of Exercise on Intraocular Pressure.”

James Butler
College of Arts & Sciences, Fall 2017, “Unification through Action: Physics education for the 21st Century.”

Mike Charles
College of Education, Spring 2018, “International Perspectives on Educational Technology & Local Program Development.” 

Roxana Ciochina
College of Arts & Sciences, Academic Year, “From PDT Applications of Curcumin Derivatives to Improving the Organic Chemistry Lab Manual.”

Daniel Eisen
College of Arts & Sciences, Fall 2017, “Becoming Filipino in Hawai’i: Navigating Stigmatization in the Post –Racial Melting Pot.”

Katie Farrell
College of Health Professions, Spring 2018, “Refinement and Further Development of a Learning Module to Enhance Student Competence in Providing Collaborative Patient Care in a Neurorehabilitation Setting.”

Mark Ferguson
College of Arts & Sciences, Spring 2018, “The teaching of the Language of the Flamenco Guitar: A focus on simplicity, Repetition and Variation for More Effective Accompanying in Interactive Situations.”

Aaron Greer
College of Arts & Sciences, Spring 2018, “Society Must be Amended: Working Anxieties in Trinidad’s Body Politic.”

Eva Guggemos
Libraries, Summer/Fall 2017 (July-October), “Native Lives and the Forest Grove Indian School.”

John Harrelson
College of Health Professions, Spring 2018, “Research to Discover New Treatment Options for Decreasing the Use of Tobacco Products.”

Dijana Ihas
College of Arts & Sciences, Spring 2018, “Spring Pedagogy for Music Educators: A Conceptual Approach.”

Marc Marenco
College of Arts & Sciences, Fall 2017, “Kant’s Metaphysics and the Origins of Incommensurability.”

Ellen Margolis
College of Arts & Sciences, Spring 2018, “Artist Residency at Lokadharmi Theatre in Kochi, India.”

Donna Phillips
College of Education, Academic Year, “Listening for Echoes: Learning from B.Ed. Graduates to Plan for the Future.”

Connor Principe
College of Arts & Sciences, Spring 2018, “Ugly but Cool: How the Brain and Experience Shape Our Perception of Beauty and Style.”

Dawn Salgado
College of Arts & Sciences, Academic Year, “Promoting Well-Being Through Research, Practice and Pedagogy.”

AJ Sommers
College of Health Professions, Spring 2018, “Using Script Concordance Tests to Measure PA Student Clinical Reasoning Skills.”

Mar. 15, 2017