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CHaSS Announces New Professors, Other Promotions

Thursday, Apr. 11, 2019

CHaSS's New Professors

New full professors (top row): Victoria Grieve, History; Christa Jones, French; Charles Waugh, English. New associate professors (clockwise from top right) are: Jared Colton, English; Ekaterina Arshavskaya, Intensive English; Jeannie Johnson, Political Science; Candi Carter Olson, JCOM; and Josh Ryan, Political Science. Also named a full professor was Scott Henrie, Criminal Justice and director of the Police Academy at USU Eastern.

New professors and associate professors for Utah State University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences were announced in April. Dean Joe Ward congratulates these fine faculty members who exemplify the college’s mission of excellence and mentorship of students.

Their promotions become effective July 1.


Promoted to full professor are:

  • Charles Waugh, English
  • Victoria Grieve, History
  • Christa Jones, French
  • Scott Henrie, Criminal Justice

Those promoted to associate professor with tenure are:

  • Jared Colton, English
  • Candi Carter Olson, Journalism and Communication
  • Ekaterina Arshavskaya, Intensive English
  • Jeannie Johnson, Political Science
  • John Ryan, Political Science
  • Clair Canfield, Communication Studies, promoted to Senior Lecturer
  • Moises Diaz, Social Work, promoted to Clinical Associate Professor


  • - Janelle Hyatt, Communications Director, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, (435) 797-0289

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