Trustees promote, reappoint

At its Nov. 17 meeting, the Board of Trustees acted on faculty promotions and reappointments.


In economics, Robert Shimer will be promoted to associate professor with continuing tenure, effective Feb. 1, 2001. Shimer has been conducting research on search theory, producing several papers for professional journals. He also has been applying his work to empirical topics, such as the reasons for the extraordinarily low unemployment rate in the United States. An assistant professor at Princeton since 1996, Shimer holds a 1990 B.A. from Yale University, a 1992 M.Phil. from Oxford University and a 1996 Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

In English, Kyungwon Hong has been promoted to assistant professor for a term of three years beginning July 1, 2000. A specialist in Asian-Ameican literature, she has a 1992 B.A. and 1994 M.A. from the University of California-Los Angeles and a 2000 Ph.D. from the University of California-San Diego. She has been an instructor at Princeton since 1999.


In architecture, Guy Nordenson has been reappointed as an associate professor with continuing tenure, effective July 1, 2000.

The following assistant professors have been reappointed for a one-year extension, beginning July 1, 2001:

In architecture, Alessandra Ponte; in chemical engineering, Jeffrey Carbeck; and in Romance languages and literatures, Jean Kehrès.

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December 4, 2000
Vol. 90, No. 11
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Memory formation clearer

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Clothing donations needed
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Spotlight / People / Obituary

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Ahmed studies differences, seeks unity
Research notes

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Calendar of events

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Board names six new full professors
Trustees promote, reappoint

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New tigers on the prowl

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