12 Receive Faculty Promotions

Dr. E. Randolph Richards, provost and chief academic officer for Palm Beach Atlantic University, announced the promotion of 12 faculty members.

 Mark Aliapoulios
 

Associate Professor Mark Aliapoulios was promoted to Professor of Voice. He holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Miami and Master of Music degree from the New England Conservatory. He joined PBA in 2015.

 Sanaz Dovell
 

Assistant Professor Sanaz Dovell was promoted to Associate Professor of Chemistry. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Florida and a Ph.D. from Florida Atlantic University. She came to PBA in 2011.

 Jenifer Elmore
 

Associate Professor Jenifer Elmore was promoted to Professor of English. She was the recipient of the Charles & Hazel Corts Award for Outstanding Teaching in 2013. Her Bachelor of Arts degree is from the University of the South and her Master of Arts and Ph.D. degrees are from Florida State University. She came to PBA in 2004.

 Ryan Gladwin
 

Assistant Professor Ryan Gladwin was promoted to Associate Professor of Ministry. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Messiah College, Master of Divinity from Duke University, and Ph.D. from the University of Edinburgh, School of Divinity (UK). Gladwin joined PBA in 2014.

 Erenie Guirguis
 

Assistant Professor Erenie Guirguis was promoted to Associate Professor of Pharmacy practice. She earned her Pharm. D. at Palm Beach Atlantic University and has completed additional studies at the University of South Florida. She came to PBA in 2012.

Assistant Professor R. Audy Johnston was promoted to Associate Professor of Leadership. She holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from Palm Beach Atlantic University, and a Ph.D. from Antioch University. She joined PBA in 2007.

 Tom Miller
 

Assistant Professor Thomas Miller was promoted to Associate Professor of Leadership. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Butler University and Master of Public Administration from Western Michigan University. He has completed additional studies at Florida Atlantic University. He came to PBA in 2004.

 Linda Sedlacek
 

Assistant Professor Linda Sedlacek was promoted to Associate Professor of Earth Science and Oceanography. She holds Bachelor of Science, Master of Science and Ph.D. degrees from Florida State University. Sedlacek joined PBA in 2011.

 Mariette Sourial
 

Assistant Professor Mariette Sourial was promoted to Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice. She holds a Pharm. D. degree from Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. She came to PBA in 2011.

 Elizabeth Stice
 

Assistant Professor Elizabeth Stice was promoted to Associate Professor of History. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Messiah College, a Master of Arts from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and a Ph.D. from Emory University. She came to PBA in 2012.

 Steve Sylvester
 

Assistant Professor Stephen Sylvester was promoted to Associate Professor of Health and Human Performance. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Florida and Doctor of Physical Therapy from Boston University. Sylvester joined PBA in 2006.

 Antonio Zarro
 

Associate Professor Antonio Zarro was promoted to Professor of Cinema Arts. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Tulsa and a Master of Arts from Regent University. He came to PBA in 2006.