DANVILLE, KY-Six professors have joined the full-time faculty at Centre College this fall, with an additional professor to teach part time.
Maria G. Calatayud is visiting assistant professor of Spanish. She has a Ph.D. from Florida State University, a master's degree from the University of Southern Mississippi, and a bachelor's degree from the Universidad de las Americas in Puebla, Mexico. Her dissertation deals with the work of four women who are 20th-century Mexican artists.
Dennis S. Edwards is visiting assistant professor of economics. He has degrees from Murray State University (B.A.) and Louisiana State University (M.S.), where he is a Ph.D. candidate. His dissertation looks at international trade. He received an award for excellence in teaching as a teaching assistant at LSU.
Daniel R. Henderson is visiting assistant professor of biology. He has received awards for outstanding teaching and also for being an outstanding student from the Indiana University Medical Sciences Program. He earned an undergraduate degree in philosophy from Wheaton College in Illinois and a master's and Ph.D. (in physiology) from Indiana University. Since 1995 he has been a postdoctoral fellow in comparative biosciences at the University of Wisconsin.
Kathryn N. McDaniel is visiting assistant professor of history. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Davidson College, she has a master's degree and Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University. Her dissertation is titled "Foreign Bodies: Reflections of Self and Others in English Travel Literature, 1650-1750."
H. Edward Montgomery Jr. is visiting assistant professor of chemistry. A retired U.S. Navy captain who worked with nuclear-powered submarines, he has taught at the Naval Academy and most recently was chief of staff of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center. He is a graduate of Berea College and has a Ph.D. in chemical physics from the University of Kentucky.
Terri R. Sabatos is visiting assistant professor of art history. A Ph.D. candidate at Indiana University, she has an M.F.A. and B.F.A from Ohio University. Her dissertation is titled "Images of Death and Domesticity in Victorian Britain."
James A. Whelton Jr. is a part-time visiting assistant professor of classics. He has an undergraduate degree from the College of the Holy Cross and a master's in classical studies from Loyola University in Chicago, where he is working on a Ph.D dissertation titled "Sex Work and the Gratification of Lust in Petronius' Satyrica.."
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