University Announces Faculty Tenure and Promotions

Cal State Fullerton’s Office of Faculty Affairs and Records has announced the tenure and/or promotion of 64 faculty members. Recipients are listed by college with their new titles, effective Aug. 17 unless otherwise noted.  Promotion Business and EconomicsSinjini Mitra, professor of information systems and decision […]



Cal State Fullerton’s Office of Faculty Affairs and Records has announced the tenure and/or promotion of 64 faculty members. Recipients are listed by college with their new titles, effective Aug. 17 unless otherwise noted. 

Promotion

Business and Economics
Sinjini Mitra, professor of information systems and decision sciences

Education
Michelle Brye, professor of elementary and bilingual education
Alison Dover, professor of secondary education
Pablo Jasis, professor of elementary and bilingual education
Vita Jones, professor of special education 

Engineering and Computer Science
Doina Bein, professor of computer science
Mikhail Gofman, professor of computer science
Kenneth John Faller, professor of computer engineering
Chean Chin Ngo, professor of mechanical engineering
Sang June Oh, professor of mechanical engineering
Haowei Wang, professor of mechanical engineering
Kevin Wortman, professor of computer science

Health and Human Development
Jason Baker, professor of child and adolescent studies
Rachel Fenning, professor of child and adolescent studies
Tricia Kasamatsu, professor of kinesiology
Jennifer Piazza, professor of public health

Humanities and Social Sciences
Natalie Graham, professor of African American studies
Sarah Hill, professor of political science
Andrew Howat, professor of philosophy
James O’Connor, professor of history
Kazuha Watanabe, professor of modern languages and literatures

Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Nicole Bonuso, professor of geological sciences
Esther Chen, professor of biological science
James Parham, professor of geological sciences

Tenure and Promotion

Business and Economics
Jen-Wen Chang, associate professor of economics
Anthony Chen, associate professor of accounting
Wonik Choi, associate professor of accounting
Ting Luo, associate professor of information systems and decision sciences
Maria Casanova Rivas, associate professor of economics
Asad Shafiq, associate professor of management

Communications
Penchan Phoborisut, associate professor of communications
Waleed Rashidi, associate professor of communications

Education
Calli Lewis Chiu, associate professor of special education
Joyce Gomez-Najarro, associate professor of literacy and reading education
Aja McKee, associate professor of special education

Engineering and Computer Science
Darren Banks, associate professor of mechanical engineering
Wenlin Han, associate professor of computer science
Rakeshkumar Mahto, associate professor of computer engineering
Yong Seok Park, associate professor of mechanical engineering
John Sanders, associate professor of mechanical engineering

Health and Human Development
Laura Chandler, associate professor of public health
Alice Lee, associate professor of public health
Do Kyeong Lee, associate professor of kinesiology
Erica Lizano, associate professor of social work
Portia Jackson Preston, associate professor of public health
Michelle Ramos, associate professor of child and adolescent studies
Adrian Rodriguez, associate professor of human services
Sasha Zeedyk, associate professor of child and adolescent studies

Humanities and Social Sciences
David Adams, associate professor of public administration
Sawssan Ahmed, associate professor of psychology
Taylor Cruz, associate professor of sociology
Joshua DiPaolo, associate professor of philosophy
Ella Ben Hagai, associate professor of psychology
Trevis Matheus, associate professor of geography and the environment
Yuko Okado, associate professor of psychology
Daniel Rueckert, associate professor of modern languages and literatures
David Traven, associate professor of political science

Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Derdei Bichara, associate professor of mathematics
Nicholas Brubaker, associate professor of mathematics

Pollak Library
Sarah Parramore, senior associate librarian (effective Aug. 1)

Tenure

Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Wylie Ahmed, associate professor of physics
Kelvin Billingsley, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry
Michael Groves, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry
Andrew Petit, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry

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