KU announces faculty approved for sabbatical leave

LAWRENCE — The following 57 faculty members from the University of Kansas have been approved for sabbatical leaves during the 2012-2013 academic year. The Kansas Board of Regents made the approvals. They are listed below by department, title and semester.  

  • Mahasweta Banerjee, social welfare, associate professor, spring 2013
  • Philip Barnard, English, associate professor, fall 2012
  • Melissa Birch, business, associate professor, academic year 2012-1013
  • Dave Braaten, geography, professor, fall 2012
  • Barbara Bradley, curriculum and teaching, associate professor, spring 2013
  • James Butler, Kansas Geological Survey, senior scientist, 9/2/2012 – 2/2/2013
  • Marta Caminero-Santangelo, English, professor, fall 2012
  • Karen Cook, Libraries, associate librarian, 8/5/2012- 1/5/2013
  • Alesha Doan, political science, associate professor, fall 2012
  • Brian Donovan, sociology, associate professor, fall 2012
  • Jonathan Earle, history, associate professor, fall 2012
  • Dietrich Earnhart, economics, professor, fall 2012
  • Jin Feng, mathematics, associate professor, academic year 2012-2013
  • Holly Goerdel, public affairs and administration, associate professor, fall 2012
  • Tanya Hartman, visual art, associate professor, fall 2012
  • Debra Hedden, music, associate professor, fall 2012
  • Michael Hoeflich, law, distinguished professor, spring 2013
  • Yaozhong Hu, mathematics, professor, academic year 2012-013
  • Jun Huan, electrical engineering and computer science, associate professor, fall 2012
  • Craig Huneke, mathematics, distinguished professor, academic year 2012-2013
  • Carey Johnson, chemistry, professor, spring 2013
  • Allard Jongman, linguistics, professor, spring 2013
  • Daniel Katz, mathematics, professor, spring 2013
  • Barbara Kerr, psychology and research in education, distinguished professor, spring 2013
  • Dongbin Kim, educational leadership and policy studies, associate professor, fall 2012
  • Cheryl Lester, English/American studies, associate professor, fall 2012
  • Jonathan Mayhew, Spanish and Portuguese, professor, fall 2012
  • Keith McMahon, East Asian languages and cultures, professor, spring 2013
  • Mario Medina, architectural engineering, associate professor, spring 2013
  • Genaro Mendez, music, associate professor, fall 2012
  • Timothy Miller, religious studies, professor, spring 2013
  • Trung Van Nguyen, chemical and petroleum engineering, professor, spring 2013
  • Lizette Peter, curriculum and teaching, associate professor, fall 2012
  • Lance Rake, design, professor, fall 2012
  • Dena Register, music, associate professor, spring 2013
  • Amy Rossomondo, Spanish and Portuguese, assistant professor, spring 2013
  • Samira Sayeh, French and Italian, associate professor, fall 2012
  • Paul Scott, French and Italian, associate professor, fall 2012
  • Joan Sereno, linguistics, professor, spring 2013
  • Sergei Shandarin, physics and astronomy, professor, academic year 2012-2013
  • Terry Slocum, geography, associate professor, academic year 2012-2013
  • Val Smith, ecology and evolutionary biology, professor, fall 2012
  • William Staples, sociology, associate professor, spring 2013
  • Koleman Strumpf, business, professor, academic year 2012-2013
  • Kim Swanson, French and Italian, associate professor, spring 2013
  • Michael Taylor, geology, associate professor, fall 2012
  • John Tibbetts, film and media studies, associate professor, fall 2012
  • John Edgar Tidwell, English, professor, spring 2013
  • Harold Torrence, linguistics, associate professor, fall 2012
  • Leslie Tuttle, history, associate professor, academic year 2012-2013
  • Robert Ward, molecular biology, associate professor, fall 2012
  • Kim Warren, history, associate professor, spring 2013
  • Stacey White, urban planning, associate professor, fall 2012
  • Lisa Wolf-Wendel, education leadership and policy studies, professor, spring 2013
  • William Woods, geography, professor, spring 2013
  • Michael Zogry, religious studies, associate professor, fall 2012