KU announces Lawrence faculty sabbaticals for 2014-15

Tue, 04/22/2014

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Gavin Young
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LAWRENCE — Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little has approved sabbatical leave for the following individuals at the University of Kansas:

  • Elizabeth Asiedu, economics, academic year 2015
  • Barbara Barnett, journalism & mass communications, spring 2015
  • Caroline Bennett, civil, environmental & architectural engineering, fall 2014
  • Cory Berkland, chemical & petroleum engineering, fall 2014
  • Monica Biernat, psychology, spring 2015
  • Edward Canda, social welfare, fall 2014
  • Ben Chappell, American studies, fall 2014
  • Andrew Chen, business, spring 2015
  • Jay Childers, communication studies, fall 2014
  • Chris Crandall, psychology, spring 2015
  • Hai Long Dao, mathematics, spring 2015
  • David Davido, molecular biosciences, spring 2015
  • Jacob Dorman, history, spring 2015
  • David Ekerdt, sociology, spring 2015
  • Charles Epp, public affairs & administration, fall 2014
  • Frank Farmer, English, spring 2015
  • Chris Fischer, physics & astronomy, fall 2014
  • Barry Fitzgerald, design, fall 2014
  • David Fowle, geology, fall 2014
  • Pamela Gordon, classics, spring 2015
  • Heidi Hallman, curriculum & teaching, fall 2014
  • Abdelmajid Hannoum, anthropology, spring 2015
  • Daniel Hirmas, geography, academic year 2015
  • Mark Holder, ecology & evolutionary biology, academic year 2015
  • Robert Hurst, film & media studies, fall 2014
  • Timothy Jackson, chemistry, spring 2015
  • Jay Johnson, geography, academic year 2015
  • Paul Kelton, history, fall 2014
  • Kelly Kindscher, environmental studies, fall 2014
  • Jill Kuhnheim, Latin American studies center, spring 2015
  • Mark Landau, psychology, fall 2014
  • Tien Lee, journalism & mass communications, spring 2015
  • Young-Jin Lee, educational leadership & policy studies, spring 2015
  • Weishi Liu, mathematics, spring 2015
  • Suman Mallik, business, fall 2014
  • Satya Mandal, mathematics, fall 2014
  • Mariya Omelicheva, political science, spring 2015
  • Allan Pasco, French & Italian, spring 2015
  • Forrest Pierce, music, spring 2015
  • Glenn Prescott, electrical engineering & computer science, fall 2014
  • Clifton Pye, linguistics, fall 2014
  • Ivana Radovanovic, anthropology, fall 2014
  • Scott Reinardy, journalism & mass communications, fall 2015
  • Suzanne Rice, educational leadership & policy studies, fall 2014
  • Tarun Sabarwal, economics, spring 2015
  • Paulette Spencer, mechanical engineering, spring 2015
  • Steven Spooner, music, fall 2014
  • Lin Stanionis, visual art, academic year 2015
  • Eric Stomberg, music, spring 2015
  • Bala Subramaniam, chemical & petroleum engineering, fall 2014
  • Kelli Thomas, curriculum & teaching, fall 2014
  • Cornelis van der Veen, geography, fall 2014
  • Nina Vyatkina, germanic languages & literatures, spring 2015
  • Laurence Weatherley, chemical & petroleum engineering, fall 2014
  • Crispin Williams, East Asian languages & cultures, spring 2015
  • Zhihong (Judy) Wu, physics & astronomy, fall 2014
  • C. Bryan Young, civil, environmental & architectural engineering, fall 2014


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