Fall 2014 Faculty Reviews

| August 27, 2014

The Committee to Review Faculty invites signed, written testimony on any of the faculty listed below who are going up for initial status (FDL or tenure) and/or promotion. Letters sent directly to CRF should be addressed to

Committee to Review Faculty
c/o Faculty Senate Office/Alumni House
Webster University
470 E. Lockwood Avenue
Saint Louis, MO 63119

The receive-by deadline for letters to CRF is Monday, October 27, 2014. No electronic submissions.

Faculty Reviews: Fall 2014

The departments for the following faculty members have posted notice of faculty reviews during Fall 2014. Please see the text after each faculty member name for instructions on where to submit testimony for the review.

Note: This post is frequently updated throughout the term as notice of new reviews are received. You can find a department or faculty member’s name quickly by doing a CTRL-F search for their name.

Last update: Sept. 16, 2014.

Review Criteria

Unless otherwise noted, for each review Webster University faculty, staff and students are invited to submit written and signed testimony (no email submissions, unless otherwise noted) relevant to the following criteria:

  • Classroom teaching
  • University contributions
  • Professional activities/contributions
  • Student advising
  • Department contributions/service
College of Arts & Sciences
  • Department of Anthropology and Sociology

Elsa Fan, second year review. The department is soliciting written, signed testimony regarding: classroom teaching and advising; professional development; and service to the University, academic, and professional communities. Please send written, signed testimony (no emails) by Oct. 1 to Don Conway-Long, Department of Anthropology and Sociology chair, Webster Hall Room 11, 470 East Lockwood, St. Louis, MO, 63119.

Don Conway-Long, review for promotion from associate professor  to professor. The department is soliciting written, signed testimony regarding: classroom teaching and advising; professional development; and service to the University, academic, and professional communities. Please send written, signed testimony (no emails) by Oct. 10 to Joseph Stimpfl Department of Religious Studies,  200 Schultz Hall Webster University, 470 East Lockwood, St. Louis, MO  63119.

  • English Department

Murray Farish, second year review. The department is soliciting written, signed testimony regarding: classroom teaching and advising; professional development; and service to the University, academic, and professional communities. Please send written, signed testimony (no emails) by Oct. 1 to  Steve Lattimore, English Department, Pearson House.

  • Philosophy Department

Kate Parsons, review for promotion from associate professor to professor. The department is soliciting written, signed testimony regarding: classroom teaching and advising; professional development; and service to the University, academic, and professional communities. Please send written, signed testimony (no emails) by Oct. 1 to Britt-Marie Schiller, Philosophy Department chair, Pearson House.

  • Department of Biological Sciences

Herman Krueger, tenure and promotion review. Krueger is seeking tenure and promotion from assistant professor to associate professor. For both reviews, the department is soliciting written, signed testimony regarding: a) classroom teaching and advising; b) professional development appropriate to the individual’s discipline, and c) service to the University, academic, and professional communities. Please send testimony (no emails, please) by Oct. 1 to Stephanie Schroeder, Department of Biological Sciences, Webster Hall Room 11, 470 East Lockwood, St. Louis, MO, 63119.

Mary Preuss, tenure and promotion review. Preuss is seeking tenure and promotion from assistant professor to associate professor. For both reviews, the department is soliciting written, signed testimony regarding: a) classroom teaching and advising; b) professional development appropriate to the individual’s discipline, and c) service to the University, academic, and professional communities. Please send testimony (no emails, please) by Oct. 1 to Stephanie Schroeder, Department of Biological Sciences, Webster Hall Room 11, 470 East Lockwood, Saint Louis, MO, 63119.

  • Department of History, Politics, and International Relations

Amanda Rosen, tenure review and promotion from assistant professor to associate professor. For both reviews, the department is soliciting written, signed testimony regarding: a) classroom teaching and advising; b) professional development appropriate to the individual’s discipline; and c) service to the University, academic, and professional communities. Please send testimony (no emails, please) by Oct. 1 to Allan MacNeill, Department of History, Politics, and International Relations. H. Sam Priest House, 470 East Lockwood, Saint Louis MO, 63119.

Warren Rosenblum, continuing status and promotion reviews: Rosenblum is seeking promotion from associate professor to professor.  For both reviews, the department is soliciting written, signed testimony regarding: a) classroom teaching and advising; b) professional development appropriate to the individual’s discipline, and c) service to the University, academic, and professional communities. Please send testimony by Oct. 1 to Kelly-Kate Pease, 212 Priest House, 470 East Lockwood, Saint Louis, MO, 63119 (no emails, please).

  • Legal Studies Department

Anne Geraghty-Rathert, review for promotion from associate professor to professor. The department is soliciting written, signed testimony regarding: a) classroom teaching and advising; b) professional development appropriate to the individual’s discipline; and c) service to the University, academic, and professional communities. Please send testimony (no emails, please) by Oct. 1 to associate professor Robin Jefferson Higgins, 315 Webster Hall, 470 East Lockwood, Saint Louis MO, 63119.

Tracey McCarthy, review for promotion from associate professor to professor. The department is soliciting written, signed testimony regarding: a) classroom teaching and advising; b) professional development appropriate to the individual’s discipline; and c) service to the University, academic, and professional communities. Please send testimony (no emails, please) by Oct. 1 to associate professor Robin Jefferson Higgins, 315 Webster Hall, 470 East Lockwood, Saint Louis MO, 63119.

  • Behavioral & Social Sciences Department

Eric Goedereis, tenure and promotion review. The department seeks written, hard-copy testimony regarding classroom teaching and advising, professional development, service to the University, academic, and professional communities. Please send written testimony (no emails please) by Oct. 1 to Heather Mitchell, chair, Psychology Department, Webster Hall 320.

  • Department of Professional Counseling

Hasmik Chakaryan, second year review. The department is soliciting written, signed testimony regarding: a) classroom teaching and advising; b) professional development appropriate to the individual’s discipline; and c) service to the University, academic, and professional communities. Please send written, signed testimony (no emails, please) by Oct. 24 to Hemla Singaravelu, chair, Professional Counseling Department, Webster Hall 329A-2.

Hsin-hsin Huang, second year review. The department is soliciting written, signed testimony regarding: a) classroom teaching and advising; b) professional development appropriate to the individual’s discipline; and c) service to the University, academic, and professional communities. Please send written, signed testimony (no emails, please) by Oct. 24 to Hemla Singaravelu, chair, Professional Counseling Department, Webster Hall 329A-2.

 Ryan Liberati, second year review. The department is soliciting written, signed testimony regarding: a) classroom teaching and advising; b) professional development appropriate to the individual’s discipline; and c) service to the University, academic, and professional communities. Please send written, signed testimony (no emails, please) by Oct. 24 to Hemla Singaravelu, chair, Professional Counseling Department, Webster Hall 329A-2.

George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology
  • Department of Business

Debbie Psihountas, review for promotion to full professor. Please offer testimony on: classroom teaching, student advising, department contributions, University contributions, professional development, and service to the community. Submit written submissions to David Porras, Chair, Department of Business, EAB 313, no later than Friday, Sept. 26.

  • Department of Management

Jeff Haldeman, promotion review. All members of the University community are invited to submit written, signed comments by Sept. 29 regarding: Teaching and student advising; professional development; service to the University, academic and professional communities; and Department contributions. Of these the most heavily weighted is teaching. Letters should be addressed to: John Orr, Department of Management, 470 E. Lockwood Ave., East Academic Building, Room 391, St. Louis, MO 63119. Comments may be submitted by email to johnorr06@webster.edu with a hard copy submission mailed.

Joseph Roberts, tenure review. All members of the University community are invited to submit written, signed comments by Sept. 29 regarding: Teaching and student advising; professional development; service to the University, academic and professional communities; and Department contributions. Of these the most heavily weighted is teaching. Letters should be addressed to: Jeff Haldeman, Department of Management, 470 E. Lockwood Ave., East Academic Building, Room 386, St. Louis, MO 63119. Comments may be submitted by email to haldeman@webster.edu with a hard copy submission mailed.

Ece Tuncel, tenure and promotion review. All members of the University community are invited to submit written, signed comments by Sept. 29 regarding: Teaching and student advising; professional development; service to the University, academic and professional communities; and Department contributions. Of these the most heavily weighted is teaching. Letters should be addressed to: James Brasfield, Department of Management, 470 E. Lockwood Ave., East Academic Building, Room 340, St. Louis, MO 63119. Comments may be submitted by email to brasfijm@webster.edu with a hard copy submission mailed.

  • Mathematics and Computer Science Department

Xiaoyuan Suo (Sue), tenure and promotion to associate professor. Please send written and signed testimony for the following categories: Classroom teaching and advising; professional development; and service to the University, academic, and professional communities. Please send written testimony by Oct. 1 to Al Cawns, department chair, East Academic Building, Room 310, 470 E. Lockwood, St. Louis MO, 63119. Unfortunately, we cannot accept emails for this important review.

Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts
  • Department of Music

Jeffrey Carter, review for promotion to professor. We invite written signed testimony from the Webster University community regarding: a) classroom teaching and advising; b) professional development appropriate to the individual’s discipline; c) service to the University, academic, and professional communities. Please send testimony (no emails, please) by Sept. 30 to Bob Chamberlin, Department of Music, 470 East Lockwood, Saint Louis MO, 63119.

Carla Colletti, initial status and promotion to associate professor. Please offer written, signed testimony regarding: classroom teaching and advising; professional development appropriate to the individual’s discipline; and service to the University, academic, and professional communities. Please send testimony (no emails, please) by Sept. 30 to Jeffrey Carter, chair, Department of Music, 470 East Lockwood, Saint Louis, MO, 63119.

Paul Davis, initial status review. Please offer written, signed testimony regarding: classroom teaching and advising; professional development appropriate to the individual’s discipline; and service to the University, academic, and professional communities. Please send testimony (no emails, please) by Sept. 30 to Jeffrey Carter, chair, Department of Music, 470 East Lockwood, Saint Louis, MO, 63119.

Martha Hart, review for promotion to associate professor. Please offer written, signed testimony regarding: classroom teaching and advising; professional development appropriate to the individual’s discipline; and service to the University, academic, and professional communities. Please send testimony (no emails, please) by Sept. 30 to Jeffrey Carter, chair, Department of Music, 470 East Lockwood, Saint Louis, MO, 63119.

Daniel Schene, five-year review. Please offer written, signed testimony regarding: classroom teaching and advising; professional development appropriate to the individual’s discipline; and service to the University, academic, and professional communities. Please send testimony (no emails, please) by Nov. 3 to Jeffrey Carter, chair, Department of Music, 470 East Lockwood, Saint Louis, MO, 63119.

  • Conservatory Of Theatre Arts

Bruce Longworth, continuing FDL status. Please submit written, signed comments (email submissions of signed scanned PDF files are acceptable) by Oct. 13 to: Gary Glasgow, Conservatory of Theatre Arts, 470 E. Lockwood Ave., St. Louis, MO 63119. Please offer written, signed testimony regarding:  teaching and advising; professional activities; and service to the University and Department.

Lara Teeter, promotion review from associate professor of Musical Theatre to full professor. Please submit written, signed comments (email submissions of signed scanned PDF files are acceptable) by Oct. 13 to Dunsi Dai, Conservatory of Theatre Arts, 470 E. Lockwood Ave., St. Louis, MO 63119. Please offer written, signed testimony regarding:  teaching and advising; professional activities; and service to the University and Department.

John Wylie, continuing FDL status. Please submit written, signed comments (email submissions of signed scanned PDF files are acceptable) by Oct. 13 to: Kat Singleton, Conservatory of Theatre Arts, 470 E. Lockwood Ave., St. Louis, MO 63119. Please offer written, signed testimony regarding:  teaching and advising; professional activities; and service to the University and Department.

School of Communications
  • Department of Department of Communications and Journalism

Mary Cox, initial status and promotion to associate professor. Please offer written, signed testimony regarding: classroom teaching and advising; professional development appropriate to the individual’s discipline; and service to the University, academic, and professional communities. Please send testimony (no emails, please) by Sept. 22 to Gary Ford, 470 E. Lockwood, Sverdrup Room 212, St. Louis, MO, 63119.

  • Department of Electronic and Photographic Media

Aaron AuBuchon, initial status and promotion review, seeking tenure and promotion from assistant to associate professor. Please offer written, signed testimony regarding: classroom teaching and advising; professional development appropriate to the individual’s discipline; and service to the University, academic, and professional communities. Please send testimony (no emails, please) by Oct. 1 to Kathy Corley, Sverdrup 225, Webster University, 470 E. Lockwood, St. Louis, MO 63119.

Chris Sagovac, initial status and promotion review, seeking tenure and promotion from assistant to associate professor. Please offer written, signed testimony regarding: classroom teaching and advising; professional development appropriate to the individual’s discipline; and service to the University, academic, and professional communities. Please send testimony (no emails, please) by Oct. 1 to Kathy Corley, Sverdrup 225, Webster University, 470 E. Lockwood, St. Louis, MO 63119.

School of Education
  • Department of Teacher Education

Ted Green, promotion review: Green is seeking promotion from associate professor to professor. The department is soliciting written, signed testimony regarding: a) classroom teaching and advising; b) professional development appropriate to the individual’s discipline; and c) service to the University, academic, and professional communities. Please send testimony by Sept. 30 to Victoria McMullen, 347 Webster Hall, 470 East Lockwood, St. Louis, MO, 63119 (no emails, please).

Victoria McMullen, promotion review: McMullen is seeking promotion from associate professor to professor. The department is soliciting written, signed testimony regarding: a) classroom teaching and advising; b) professional development appropriate to the individual’s discipline; and c) service to the University, academic, and professional communities. Please send testimony by Sept. 30 to Joseph Sencibaugh, 244 Webster Hall, 470 East Lockwood, St. Louis, MO, 63119 (no emails, please).

Joseph Sencibaugh, initial status review: Sencibaugh is seeking tenure. The department is soliciting written, signed testimony regarding: a) classroom teaching and advising; b) professional development appropriate to the individual’s discipline; and c) service to the University, academic, and professional communities. Please send testimony by Sept. 30 to Ted Green, 347 Webster Hall, 470 East Lockwood, St. Louis, MO, 63119 (no emails, please).

Carol Williams, promotion review: Williams is seeking promotion from associate professor to professor. The department is soliciting written, signed testimony regarding: a) classroom teaching and advising; b) professional development appropriate to the individual’s discipline; and c) service to the University, academic, and professional communities. Please send testimony by Sept. 30 to Ted Green, 347 Webster Hall, 470 East Lockwood, St. Louis, MO, 63119 (no emails, please).

  • Department of Communication Arts, Reading and Early Childhood Education (CARE)

DJ Kaiser, review for tenure and promotion to associate professor. The CARE Department is soliciting written, signed testimony regarding: classroom teaching and advising; professional development appropriate to the individual’s discipline; and service to the University, academic, and professional communities. Please send signed testimony by Oct. 1 to Phyllis Wilkinson, department chair for Communication Arts, Reading and Early Childhood, 227C Webster Hall.

  • Multidisciplinary Department

Ralph Olliges, promotion and continuing status reviews: Olliges is seeking promotion from associate professor to full professor, as well as continuing status. For both reviews, the department is soliciting written, signed testimony regarding: a) classroom teaching and advising; b) professional development appropriate to the individual’s discipline; and c) service to the university, academic, and professional communities. Please send your written evaluations to Andrea Rothbart, Multidisciplinary Department, Webster University, 470 E. Lockwood St. Louis MO, 63119  by Sept. 15. (no emails, please).

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