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August 21, 2014

Palm Beach Atlantic University Provost and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Joseph Kloba recently announced 12 faculty promotions. 

Dr. Dana Brown of Wellington has been promoted to associate professor of pharmacy practice and administration. She holds a Pharm.D. with highest distinction from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior to joining the University’s faculty in 2005, Dr. Brown completed an ambulatory care/managed care residency at Campbell University in Buies Creek, N.C.

Sara L. Browning of Palm Beach Gardens has been promoted to assistant professor of biology, She holds a master of science degree from Northern Illinois University, a bachelor of science degree magna cum laude from the University of Illinois. She joined PBA’s faculty in 2005.

Ann Cadaret of West Palm Beach has been promoted to associate professor of theatre. She holds a master of fine arts degree from Pennsylvania State University and a bachelor of fine arts with high honors from the University of Florida. In addition, Cadaret has designed the scenery for many local theatres and has worked in other design areas such as party and event design and model building for court cases. She joined the University in 2004.

Dr. Roger Chapman of Boca Raton has been promoted to associate professor of history. He holds a doctorate degree from Bowling Green State University, a master of arts degree from Wheaton College and a bachelor of science degree from the University of Maryland. Dr. Chapman teaches US history, public history, historiography, history of modern terrorism and modern humanities. He joined PBA in 2007.

Dr. Janet Cornella of North Palm Beach has been promoted to associate professor of education. She holds a doctorate and master of arts degrees from Florida Atlantic University and a bachelor of arts degree from Boston College. Prior to joining the University in 2001, she served as assistant principal at Wellington Christian School for 17 years. She is certified on the Florida Performance Measurement System and is a certified Clinical Education Trainer for the state of Florida.

Dr. Jenifer Elmore of Wellington has been promoted to associate professor of English. She holds doctorate and master of arts degrees from Florida State University and a bachelor of arts degree summa cum laude from University of the South. Her primary area of research involves American and British women writers of the late 18th and 19th centuries. She joined the University in 2005.

Dr. Seena Haines of Wellington has been promoted to Professor of Pharmacy Practice. She holds a Pharm. D. degree from Nova Southeastern University, a bachelor of science degree from Florida International University and associate of arts and associate of science degrees from Broward Community College. Prior to coming to PBA in 2001, Dr. Haines completed a postgraduate residency in ambulatory care at Nova Southeastern University; she is certified in immunizations, and serves as the OTC advisor through the American Pharmacists Association.

Dr. Craig Hanson of West Palm Beach has been promoted to Associate Professor of Philosophy. Dr. Hanson has a doctorate degree from Syracuse University, master of arts and bachelor of arts degrees from Illinois State University. He joined the University in 2006 and holds a dual appointment in the School of Arts and Sciences and the Lloyd L. Gregory School of Pharmacy.

Dr. David Horkott of West Palm Beach has been promoted to Associate Professor of Philosophy, He holds a doctorate and master of arts degrees from the University of Dallas and master of arts and bachelor of arts degrees from Wheaton College. He joined PBA in 2002. His dissertation, completed in 2001, focused on Nietzsche’s critique of western culture as it appears in On the Genealogy of Morals.

Dr. Susan Jones of Royal Palm Beach has been promoted to Professor of English. She holds a doctorate degree from the University of Florida, a master of arts degree from Stetson University and a bachelor of arts degree cum laude from the University of New Hampshire. She joined the University in 1998. Her general areas of focus are Renaissance and Medieval British Literature, especially Shakespeare.

Dr. Carmela Nanton of Boynton Beach has been promoted to Professor of Education. She holds a doctorate degree from Columbia University, a master of science degree from Palm Beach Atlantic University and a bachelor of arts degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Prior to joining PBA in 2001, she worked in healthcare and education for 20 years as a supervisor of medical technology, staff development trainer, special emphasis program manager for EEO and program manager for continuing medical education programs with the Florida Medical Association.

Dr. Kenneth Phillips of West Palm Beach has been promoted to Professor of Music Education. He holds a doctorate degree from Temple University, a master of music education degree from the University of Southern Mississippi and a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Mobile. He joined the University in 1998 and serves as coordinator of music education, directs the Pep Band, supervises student teaching and sponsors the collegiate chapter of the National Association for Music Education (MENC).

 

 

 

 

 

 

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