18 EAP Center Directors Needed
for Education Abroad programs in more than a dozen countries are
needed to replace retiring directors, beginning in 2006-07. However,
applications from tenured UC faculty must be in by Jan.
. About 18 programs, mostly in Europe, will have vacancies.
Details are available at <http://eap.ucop.edu/faculty/direct.htm
HONORS & AWARDS
, professor of electrical and computer engineering,
was recently awarded the degree of Doctor Honoris Causa by Romania’s
Technical University of Bucharest.
, dean of social sciences, has been appointed
to the Urban Institute’s Board of Trustees. The institute is a prestigious
Washington, D.C.-based, nonprofit, nonpartisan policy research and
educational think tank.
, Communications Services network administrator, was
also named a Santa Barbara Independent Local Hero for 2004. His
work on safety protocols on local trails for hikers and mountain
bikers brought together diverse groups in a spirit of “collaboration
and compromise,” the paper said, that produced consensus on steps
to avoid collisions.
, professor of political science, has edited
the two-volume set of “International Monetary Relations in the New
Global Economy” (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2004), which analyzes
the consequences of global capital mobility.
, a former researcher with the California-based
IBM Almaden Research Group, has been selected director of the Materials
Research Laboratory after founding director Anthony Cheetham
moved to the helm of the new International Center for Materials
, professor of education, is acting dean of the
Gevirtz Graduate School of Education, following the retirement last
year of 34-year UCSB veteran and GGSE Dean Jules Zimmer
Morrison, an expert in special education and school counseling,
joined UCSB in 1980.
, a research geologist, has been appointed educational
outreach director for the Material Research Laboratory. She had
previously worked on various educational outreach programs for the