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Denison Faculty Promoted to Full Professor

Biology English Environmental Studies History International Studies Provost's Office
May 21, 2020

Denison University announces members of the faculty who have been promoted to full professor. The culmination of a rigorous review process, promotion to full professor is a significant achievement recognizing faculty members who are engaged and effective teachers, active scholars, and departmental and campus leaders.

Denison Provost Kimberly Coplin notes, “The college is proud to welcome these members of the faculty into the ranks of full professorship at Denison. We are pleased to recognize and acknowledge their contributions in the areas of teaching, scholarship, and campus leadership, all of which make Denison a better place. They are excellent role models for our faculty and students alike.”

Members of Denison faculty promoted to full professor include:

  • Peter Grandbois, Professor of English
  • Abram Kaplan, Professor of Environmental Studies
  • Fred Porcheddu, Professor of English
  • Karen Spierling, Professor of History
  • Taku Suzuki, Professor of International Studies
  • Jeff Thompson, Professor of Biology
  • Megan Threlkeld, Professor of History
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