Division Celebrates 2017 Staff Service Milestones

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The Division of the Social Sciences has announced the 2017 staff service milestones. These awards recognize staff who have worked for the division for 5 years, and every 5 multiple of five years.


“Congratulations to these colleagues, and thank you to all of our staff members for their contributions to the successes of across the social sciences. On behalf of our faculty and students, we appreciate your work and talents,” said Amanda Woodward, the William S. Gray Distinguished Service Professor of Psychology and interim dean of the Division of Social Sciences.


Those receiving 2017 awards are:


40 years: Kathleen A. Anderson, Political Science


30 years: Gayle McKeen, Committee on Social Thought


25 years: 

Anne M. Gamboa, Committee on Social Thought

Kristi J. Schonwald, Psychology


20 years: Robert Herbst, Economics


15 years:

Jennifer Adams, Local Business Center

Scott Schaafsma, Social Sciences Computing Services

Sarah Tuohey, Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality

Tekeisha D. Yelton-Hunter, SSD Programs Administration


10 years:

Cynthia J. Breshock, History

Dean Clason, Local Business Center

E. G. Enbar, SSD Programs Administration

Barton Longacre, Social Sciences Computing Services

Kerry L. Sharkey, Social Sciences Computing Services

Brenda Winkler, Center for Practical Wisdom


5 years: 

R. Nelson Balbarin, Social Sciences Computing Services

Kensy A. Cooperrider, Psychology

Jamie Gentry, Center for Latin American Studies 

James Licklider, Institute for Mind and Biology

Monica Najera, Auxiliary Services

Samantha Stallings, Center For The Economics of Human Development

Markie Theophile, Psychology 

Julie Wong, Economics

Christopher J. Young, Psychology