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New faculty members for 2012-13: Part 2
September 14, 2012Tweet
Chris Bartlette, assistant professor, music
Chris Bartlette, assistant professor of music, previously served as an assistant professor at Baylor University (2007-12) and as a lecturer at the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester.
Bartlette, from Grand Forks, N.D., received his bachelor’s degree in music from the University of North Dakota, a master’s degree and doctorate in music theory from the University of Rochester, and a Master of Music degree in choral conducting from the University of North Dakota.
He specializes in music theory and music perception and cognition.
At Binghamton University, he will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in music theory and special-topic courses in music theory and music perception/cognition.
Bartlette enjoys photography and reading.
Lee Cummings, subject librarian for engineering, University Libraries
Lee Cummings, subject librarian for engineering at University Libraries, will teach Information Literacy Instruction at Binghamton University.
Cummings, from Toledo, Ohio, received a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from the University of Toledo.
He received his master’s in library and information science from Wayne State University.
Amber Doiron, assistant professor, bioengineering
Amber Doiron, assistant professor of bioengineering, will teach courses in the areas of bioimaging, biomaterials and nanotechnology at Binghamton University.
Doiron, from Highlands Ranch, Colo., received her bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Colorado State University, and her master’s and doctorate in biomedical engineering from the University of Texas.
She previously served as a postdoctoral fellow in the departments of chemical engineering and radiology at the University of Calgary.
Doiron’s research involves designing nanoparticles for drug delivery and imaging of atherosclerosis (heart disease) and understanding the interactions of nanoparticles with the human body.
She enjoys playing and watching football, hiking, and attending music festivals and concerts.
Robert Holahan, assistant professor, environmental studies
Robert Holahan, assistant professor of environmental studies, specializes in natural resource policy, and the political economy of property rights.
Holahan, from Minneapolis, received his bachelor’s degree in economics and his master’s degree in political economy and public policy from Washington University in St. Louis. He received his doctorate in political science from Indiana University.
His work has appeared in publications such as Science, Marine Policy and Southern Economic Journal.
Holahan will teach Sustainability and Urban Policy and Environmental Policy Analysis at Binghamton University.
He enjoys hiking, dog walks and reading sci-fi and fantasy.
Jack Maynard, lecturer, electrical and computer engineering
Jack Maynard, lecturer, electrical and computer engineering, will teach ECE Senior Project I and II at Binghamton University.
Maynard, from Montrose, Pa., received bachelor’s degrees in engineering science and computer science from Pennsylvania State University. He received his master’s degree in computer science from the School of Advanced Technology, State University of New York.
Maynard, who previously worked on industrial research and development projects, specializes in project engineering, systems engineering, software engineering and safety-critical systems.
He is the co-inventor of “Cockpit Display System to Reduce Vertigo” (patent 4,390,861).
Maynard enjoys hiking, reading and non-profit service.
So-Jin Moon, lecturer, Asian and Asian-American Studies
So-Jin Moon, a lecturer in the Department of Asian and Asian-American Studies, will teach Elementary Korean at Binghamton University.
Moon, from South Korea, received her undergraduate degree in statistics at Soongsil University in Korea, and her graduate degree in linguistics from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.
Moon, who specializes in second language acquisition, previously taught English in Korea, and Korean at Southern Illinois.
She enjoys sports and playing the piano.
Carrie A. Moylan, assistant professor, Department of Social Work
Carrie A. Moylan, assistant professor of social work, will teach Foundations of Scientific Inquiry with Social Systems, and Generalist Social Work Practice with Families and Groups at Binghamton University.
Moylan, originally from Birmingham, Mich., received her undergraduate degree in women’s studies and sociology from Oberlin College, her master’s degree in social work from the University of Michigan and a doctorate in social welfare from the University of Washington.
Before receiving her doctorate, Moylan worked for seven years as a domestic violence and rape crisis advocate, providing counseling and support for survivors of domestic and sexual violence.
Her research interests include sexual assault, domestic violence, trauma and interdisciplinary collaboration.
Moylan enjoys knitting, reading and playing with her son.
Kent Schull, assistant professor, history
Kent Schull, assistant professor of history, previously served as an assistant professor at the University of Memphis (2007-12) and as a visiting lecturer at Brigham Young University (2006-07).
Schull, from Southbury, Ct., received his bachelor’s degree in history from Brigham Young University and master’s degrees in Jewish Studies from the University of Oxford and in history from UCLA. He also received his doctorate in history from UCLA.
He received the Excellence in Teaching Award from the University of Memphis in 2010-11, has served as a Fulbright scholar to Turkey, and has a book scheduled for publication in 2014: “Prisons in the Late Ottoman Empire.”
Schull’s research interests include Ottoman history, criminal justice in the Middle East and Islamic criminal law.
At Binghamton University, Schull will teach Modern Middle East History, Ottoman History, and Palestine and the Arts/Israeli Conflict.
He enjoys sports, hiking, languages and spending time with his family.