Regents approve 25 for sabbatical

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The CU Board of Regents approved semester and year-long sabbaticals for 25 UCCS faculty members for 2021-22 at a Feb. 11 meeting.

Those approved were:

  • Ann Amicucci*, assistant professor of English
  • Matthew Barton, associate professor of visual and performing arts
  • Andrea Bingham*, assistant professor of leadership, research and foundations
  • Robert Camley, distinguished professor of physics and energy science
  • Zbigniew Celinski, distinguished professor of physics and energy science
  • Abby Ferber, professor of sociology & women’s and ethnic studies
  • Carol Finnegan, associate professor of business
  • Marek Grabowski, associate professor of physics and energy science
  • Spencer Harris, associate professor of business
  • Andrea Herrera, professor women’s and ethnic studies
  • Robert Hirschfeld, associate professor of business
  • Lori James, professor of psychology
  • Christina Jimenez, professor of history
  • Andrew Lac, associate professor of psychology
  • Leal Lauderbaugh, associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering
  • Katherine Mack, associate professor of English
  • Mark Malone, professor of teaching and learning
  • Emily Mooney*, assistant professor of biology
  • Greg Morrow, professor of mathematics
  • Edin Mujkic, associate professor of public administration
  • Kirsten Ortega, associate professor of English
  • Darshika Perera*, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering
  • Kristin Samuelson, associate professor of psychology
  • Rinaldo Schinazi, professor of mathematics
  • Monica Yoo, associate professor of teaching and learning

* = if granted tenure

After six years of service to the university on regular full-time appointment, a tenured member of the faculty is eligible for a sabbatical assignment. Faculty who receive sabbaticals are expected to use the sabbatical assignment to enhance his or her scholarly teaching competence and potential for service to the university and advance departmental program goals.