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New Faculty Members Learn About ATU at Orientation

New Faculty gather at their Fall 2019 OrientationImage of New Faculty gather at their Fall 2019 Orientation

Preparations for the fall 2019 semester at Arkansas Tech University include a new faculty orientation hosted by the ATU Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) and the ATU Division of Academic Affairs.

New faculty at ATU for the fall 2019 semester, as reported by the ATU Division of Academic Affairs, include:

  • Dr. Anindya Ambuj, visiting assistant professor of physics
  • Chiraz Soumia Amrine, assistant professor of chemistry
  • Frank Crayton, instructor of health and physical education
  • Dr. Lynnette Gilbert, assistant professor of art education
  • Brock Hime, instructor of health and physical education
  • Misaki Kaku, visiting assistant professor of nursing
  • Dr. Mehmet Kelestemur, assistant professor of mechanical engineering
  • Shelley Koone, visiting instructor of mathematics
  • Dr. Aditya Limaye, assistant professor of finance
  • Dr. Syed Imran Ali Meerza, assistant professor of agriculture business
  • Dr. William Morelan, assistant professor of educational leadership
  • Dr. Angelina Perrotti, assistant professor of anthropology
  • Dr. Azin Sanjari Pirmahaleh, assistant professor of mathematics
  • Frances Roberson, assistant professor of theatre and film/technical director of theatre
  • Christopher Sheach, visiting instructor of emergency management
  • Krystal Shipp, visiting instructor of curriculum and instruction
  • Kyle Shipp, instructor of college student personnel
  • Brett Stone, visiting professor of health and physical education
  • Bethany Swindell, visiting instructor of emergency management
  • Dr. Xinli Xiao, assistant professor of mathematics
  • Dr. Hye Sun You, assistant professor of physical science

Dr. Robin Lasey, associate professor of chemistry, serves as director of the ATU CETL. Dr. Hanna Norton, professor of journalism, is the center's assistant director.

They were joined in planning the new faculty orientation by a committee that includes Dr. Douglas Barron, assistant professor of biology; Jesse Ring, assistant professor of art; Dr. Asim Shrestha, assistant professor of computer and information science; Dr. Michael Wang, assistant professor of English; Dr. Kelly Jones, assistant professor of history; and Karen Riddell, coordinator of academic support services.

Learn more about the ATU CETL.