Regents approve promotions for eight UW-Green Bay faculty members
GREEN BAY — The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents approved promotions for eight UW-Green Bay faculty members at the board’s meeting Friday (June 5) at UW-Madison.
Promoted from assistant professor to associate professor with tenure were: Sarah A. Detweiler, Arts and Visual Design; Clifton G. Ganyard, Humanistic Studies; Vladimir Kurenok, Natural and Applied Sciences; Ryan C. Martin, Human Development; Daniel J. Meinhardt, Human Biology; Jolanda M. Sallmann, Social Work; David J. Voelker, Humanistic Studies; and Amy T. Wolf, Natural and Applied Sciences.
- Detweiler joined UW-Green Bay in September 2003. She is an instructor of photography, from introductory levels through advanced. She had previous teaching experience at the University of Florida, which is where she earned her master’s of fine arts degree.
- Ganyard joined UW-Green Bay in August 2004. He focuses on modern European, German and Japanese history and culture, Western civilization and culture and European intellectual history.
- Kurenok joined UW-Green Bay in September 2003. He earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees in Germany and a doctorate in Belarus and focuses his teaching on mathematics and statistics.
- Martin joined UW-Green Bay in August 2005. He teaches Human Development and Psychology, and his research interests include the assessment and treatment of anger disorders, public perceptions of mental illness and the teaching of psychology.
- Meinhardt joined UW-Green Bay in September 2003. He is an expert in evolutionary biology, the anatomy of vertebrates, amphibians (particularly frogs) and the philosophy of science.
- Sallmann joined UW-Green Bay in August 2004. Her primary interests center around violence against women across the life course, including its broader effects on mental health, substance use, criminal justice involvement, poverty and homelessness.
- Voelker joined UW-Green Bay in September 2003. His expertise includes Colonial America, the early American republic, and American thought. He has also explored the topic of student use of blogs as a learning tool.
- Wolf joined UW-Green Bay in August 2005. Her primary research areas include conservation biology, plant-animal interactions, conservation of native bees, plant population ecology, restoration ecology, butterfly conservation and monitoring, and ornithology.