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Gary Breton

Gary Breton

Callaway Professor of Organic Chemistry Gary Breton is the new dean of Berry’s School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences. Breton, a Berry faculty member since 1994, accepted a three-year appointment as dean after holding the title on an interim basis since last fall. He succeeds Dr. Bruce Conn, who has returned full time to the classroom after 16 years of meritorious service.

In other news, the Board of Trustees has granted tenure and/or promotions to the following faculty members:

Tenured: Dr. Curt Hersey (93C), communication

Tenured and promoted to the rank of associate professor: Dr. Kevin Hoke (chemistry), Dr. Chang Pu (education)

Promoted to the rank of professor: Dr. Bill Davin (biology), Dr. Chris Diller (English, rhetoric and writing), Dr. Michelle Haney (psychology), Dr. John Hickman (government and international studies), Dr. Alan Hughes (psychology)

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Faculty Share ExpertiseAssociate Professor of Government and International Studies John Hickman (at left) was a featured voice on NPR this summer as he discussed Chinese moon ambitions detailed in his article, “Red Moon Rising,” originally published in Foreign Policy magazine. He also conducted an interview with Raymond Furlong of the BBC on the subject of space as a frontier. Read Hickman’s story.

Another Berry faculty member, Associate Professor and Chair of Biology Chris Mowry (right), discussed the issue of “in-town” coyotes with Atlanta’s WABE radio. The story included news of a planned collaboration between Mowry, Fernbank Science Center and Zoo Atlanta to study coyote activity and numbers in Metro Atlanta. Hear Mowry’s interview.

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