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Drs. Block and Lapinsky Receive Promotions from President Dougherty

Duquesne University Times

President Charles J. Dougherty has announced the promotion and granting of tenure to the following faculty members:

Professor Emeritus

  • Dr. Lawrence H. Block, pharmaceutical sciences

Promoted to Professor

  • Dr. Janie Harden Fritz, communication and rhetorical studies
  • Dr. Mark Haas, political science
  • Dr. Lewis Irwin, political science
  • Dr. Kathleen Sekula, nursing
  • Dr. George Yancy, philosophy
  • Dr. Rick Zoucha, nursing

Granted Tenure and Promoted to Associate Professor

  • Dr. Bogdan Bucur, theology
  • John Fried, English
  • Dr. Erik Garrett, communication and rhetorical studies
  • Dr. Pinar Geylani, economics and quantitative analysis
  • Dr. Ann Huang, counseling, psychology and special education
  • Dr. David Lapinsky, pharmaceutical sciences
  • Dr. Nihat Polat, instruction and leadership in education
  • Dr. Ann Marie Popp, sociology
  • Dr. Jeffrey Roberts, accounting and information systems management
  • Dr. Khlood Salman, nursing
  • Dr. Pavel Yakovlev, economics and quantitative analysis.

Duquesne University Times

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