New faculty members appointed
The Board of Trustees has appointed two new professors, three new associate professors and four new assistant professors to the faculty.
Thomas Christensen has been named professor of politics and international affairs, effective July 1, 2003. Christensen, who specializes in Chinese politics and international relations, has been an associate professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology since 1998. Before that, he spent five years teaching at Cornell University. He served as a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations from 1996 to 2001.
Douglas Massey returns to Princeton, where he received his Ph.D. in 1978, as professor of sociology and international affairs, effective July 1, 2003. Massey has been the Dorothy Swaine Thomas Professor at the University of Pennsylvania since 1994. From 1987 to 1994, he was a professor at the University of Chicago.
Harriet Flower has been appointed associate professor of classics with continuing tenure, effective July 1, 2003. She has taught at Franklin and Marshall College since 1994. In 2001-02, she was a National Endowment for the Humanities fellow and member of the Institute for Advanced Study.
Marie Griffith was named associate professor of religion with continuing tenure, effective July 1, 2003. Griffith has been a lecturer at Princeton since 1998 and associate director of the University's Center for the Study of Religion since 1999. Her fields of specialization are American religious history and women and gender studies.
Gabriela Nouzeilles has been named associate professor of Spanish and Portuguese languages and cultures with continuing tenure, effective Sept. 1, 2003. She is currently an associate professor at Duke University, where she has been teaching since 1995.
Craig Arnold has been appointed assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering for a three-year term, effective July 1, 2003. He has been a postdoctoral associate at the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, D.C., since 2001. He holds a bachelor's degree from Haverford College and a doctoral degree from Harvard University.
Patrick Cheridito has been named assistant professor of operations research and financial engineering for a three-year term, effective Sept. 1, 2003. A visiting research fellow at Princeton since last year, he specializes in financial engineering. He holds bachelor's and doctoral degrees from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich.
Amaney Jamal has been named assistant professor of politics for a three-year term, effective July 1, 2003. Jamal, who specializes in comparative politics, has been an assistant professor at Columbia University since last year. A graduate of the University of California-Los Angeles, she holds a doctoral degree from the University of Michigan.
James McDougall has been appointed assistant professor of history for a three-year term, effective Sept. 1, 2004. McDougall is currently a research fellow at the University of Oxford, where he received his doctoral degree. A graduate of the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, he specializes in the modern Islamic world.
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