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New Faculty Tenure and Promotions

Hofstra University has awarded tenure and/or promotion to 19 faculty members, including two from the Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (HCLAS) School of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts; two from HCLAS Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs; seven from the HCLAS School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; one from the HCLAS School of Education; two from the Frank G. Zarb School of Business; and one from the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science; one from the School of Health Professions and Human Services; and three from the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication.

Tenures effective September 1, 2020, and Promotions effective September 1, 2019


The following assistant professors have been promoted to the rank of associate professor, effective September 1, 2019, and granted tenure, effective September 1, 2020:

  • Kara Alaimo, Department of Journalism, Media Studies and Public Relations, promotion to the rank of Associate Professor
  • Kevin Bisceglia, Department of Chemistry, promotion to the rank of Associate Professor
  • Craig Burnett, Department of Political Science, promotion to the rank of Associate Professor
  • Lian Duan, Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics, promotion to the rank of Associate Professor
  • Adam Glaser, Department of Music, promotion to the rank of Associate Professor
  • Mario Gonzalez, Department of Journalism, Media Studies and Public Relations, promotion to the rank of Associate Professor
  • Danyang Li, Department of Economics, promotion to the rank of Associate Professor
  • Antonios Marsellos, Department of Geology, Environment, and Sustainability, promotion to the rank of Associate Professor
  • Dominique Outlaw, Department Finance, promotion to the rank of Associate Professor
  • Sharon Phillips, Department of Health Professions, promotion to the rank of Associate Professor
  • Nathan Rigel, Department of Biology, promotion to the rank of Associate Professor
  • Nicholas Santangelo, Department of Biology, promotion to the rank of Associate Professor

The following associate professors have been promoted to the rank of professor, September 1, 2019

  • Robin Becker, Department of Drama and Dance, promotion to the rank of Professor
  • Amy Catalano, Department of Teaching, Learning, and Technology, promotion to the rank of Professor
  • Christa Farmer, Department of Geology, Environment, and Sustainability, promotion to the rank of Professor
  • Lisa Filippi, Department of Biology, promotion to the rank of Professor
  • Xiang Fu, Department of Computer Science, promotion to the rank of Professor
  • Aashish Kumar, Department of Radio/Television/Film, promotion to the rank of Professor
  • Ronald Sarno, Department of Biology, promotion to the rank of Professor

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