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‘Years of dedication to academic excellence’: 51 Concordians are recognized for their career achievements

The university celebrates faculty and staff who received tenure and promotions in 2019
October 21, 2019
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By Ashley Fortier

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This year, 51 Concordia faculty and librarians received tenure and/or promotions. Their achievements were celebrated at an event on October 16.

“I congratulate these faculty and librarians on their achievements, which reflect many years of hard work and dedication to academic excellence,” says Graham Carr, interim president and vice-chancellor.

“The 2019 tenure and promotion recipients are contributing to Concordia’s success through their research and creative contributions to their fields, engagement with students and outreach to partners and communities beyond our campuses.”

Anne Whitelaw, interim provost and vice-president, academic, also emphasizes the significance of these milestone accomplishments.

“We are extremely proud of our faculty members. Their contributions make Concordia a major draw for students from Quebec, Canada and around the globe, and continue to increase our reputation as an innovative and exciting university. My deepest congratulations to all.”

Nadia Hardy, interim deputy provost and vice-provost, faculty development and inclusion Nadia Hardy, interim deputy provost and vice-provost, faculty development and inclusion

Below is the full list of faculty who received tenure and/or promotions:

Concordia Library

Promotion to senior librarian
Geoffrey Little
Tomasz Neugebauer
Kumiko Vézina
Jared Wiercinski

Tenure and promotion to associate librarian
Meredith Giffin*

*Tenure. Rank of associate librarian was already held.

Faculty of Arts and Science

Promotion to professor
Jarrett Carty, Liberal Arts College

Naftali Cohn, Department of Religion and Cultures

Christine DeWolf, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Ariela Freedman, Liberal Arts College

Pablo Gilabert, Department of Philosophy

Erica Lehrer, Department of History

Sandra Martin-Chang, Department of Education
Jung Kwon Oh, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Stephanie Paterson, Department of Political Science
Lea Popovic, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Rosemary Reilly, Department of Applied Human Sciences
Shelley Reuter, Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Francesca Scala, Department of Political Science
Steven Shaw, Department of Education

David Waddington, Department of Education

Robert Weladji, Department of Biology

Christopher Wilds, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Tenure and promotion to associate professor
Maria-Carolina Cambre, Department of Education

Giuliana Cucinelli, Department of Education

Benjamin Eppinger, Department of Psychology*
Claudine Gauthier, Department of Physics

Mihaela Iordanova, Department of Psychology

Lisa Kakinami, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Jin Suk Lee, Department of Biology
Jean-Philippe Lessard, Department of Biology

*Tenure. Rank of associate professor was already held.

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Faculty of Fine Arts

Promotion to professor
Ricardo Dal Farra, Department of Music

Tenure and promotion to associate professor
Joshua Neves, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema

Linda Swanson, Department of Studio Arts

Michael Yaroshevsky, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema

Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science

Tenure on appointment as professor
Jun Cai, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Ursula Eicker, Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Promotion to professor
Glenn Cowan, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Rolf Wuthrich, Department of Mechanical, Industrial and Aerospace Engineering

Tenure and promotion to associate professor
Tristan Glatard, Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering
Ayhan Ince, Department of Mechanical, Industrial and Aerospace Engineering*
Fuzhan Nasiri, Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Hassan Rivaz, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Krzysztof Skonieczny, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Jia Yuan Yu, Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering*

*Tenure. Rank of associate professor was already held.

John Molson School of Business

Promotion to professor
Mehdi Farashahi, Department of Management
Satyaveer Chauhan, Department of Supply Chain and Business Technology Management

Tenure and promotion to associate professor
Robert Nason, Department of Management
David Newton, Department of Finance

Caroline Roux, Department of Marketing
Matthäus Tekathen, Department of Accountancy


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2018-19 tenure and promotions at Concordia.

 



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