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11-06-2017

Contact 1: Bud Grimes

 




MARTIN, Tenn., Nov. 11, 2017 – UT MARTIN FACULTY RECOGNIZED – University of Tennessee at Martin faculty members were honored Oct. 19 during the annual Promotion, Tenure and Faculty Awards Recognition Dinner held in Hardy M. Graham Stadium’s Champions Club. The following faculty members were recognized, all live in Martin unless indicated otherwise, and teaching areas are noted in parentheses: (first row, l to r) Dr. Christie Chen (management), promoted to associate professor; Dr. Lajuan Davis (information systems), awarded tenure; Dr. Ashley Kilburn (lives in Bradford, marketing), received the University of Tennessee Alumni Association Outstanding Teacher Award and named a Ray and Wilma Smith Endowment recipient; Dr. Rachna Tewari (agricultural economics), promoted to associate professor; Dr. Emalee Buttrey (animal science), named a Ray and Wilma Smith Endowment recipient; Dr. Paula Gale (soil science), received the Cunningham Outstanding Teacher/Scholar Award; Dr. Karen DiBella (reading), promoted to associate professor; Alicia Maya-Donaldson (social work), received the University of Tennessee Alumni Association Outstanding Teacher Award; Alissa Parrish (lives in Paris), named a Ray and Wilma Smith Endowment recipient; and Sarah Haig (art), promoted to associate professor with tenure. (second row, l to r): Dr. Margaret Lewis (history), promoted to associate professor; Dr. Kevin Pitz (biology), promoted to professor; Dr. Joseph Frye (music), promoted to associate professor with tenure; Dr. Jack Grubaugh (biology), received the Outstanding Academic Advisor Award; Dr. Brian Donavant (criminal justice), promoted to professor; Dr. Michael Kempf (biology), promoted to professor; Dr. Anton Garcia-Fernandez (Spanish), awarded tenure; Dr. Joaquin Goyret (biology), promoted to associate professor; Dr. Renee LaFleur (history), promoted to associate professor with tenure; Dr. Joseph Ostenson (psychology), promoted to associate professor with tenure; Dr. Thomas Blanchard (biology), named a Ray and Wilma Smith Endowment recipient; and Dr. Scott Parrott (agricultural economics), promoted to professor. (third row, l to r): Dr. Matthew Braddock (philosophy), promoted to associate professor; Jason Stout (art), named a Ray and Wilma Smith Endowment recipient; Dr. Charles Hammond (German), promoted to professor; and Dr. Matthew Pritchett (biology), promoted to professor.

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