Arts & Sciences New Faculty

It is my pleasure to announce new faculty appointments in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Dr. Kimberly Badanich begins her appointment at USF Sarasota-Manatee as a Visiting Instructor in Psychology. She holds a doctorate in Cognitive Neuroscience from the University of South Florida.

Prof. Kyna Betancourt begins her appointment at USF Sarasota-Manatee as a Visiting Instructor in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD). She holds a master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology and is pursuing her doctorate degree in CSD at USF Tampa.

Dr. Erin Martin begins her appointment at USF Sarasota-Manatee as Coordinator of General Education and Instructor of Biology.  She holds a doctorate degree in Botany from Oregon State University with a focus on Ecology.  Dr. Martin will be instrumental in the development of the general education curriculum, and she will take the lead in the formation of the newly announced undergraduate science program.  She comes to us from the University of Portland.

Prof. Olena Maymeskul begins her appointment at USF Sarasota-Manatee as a Visiting Instructor in Mathematics and Statistics, as well as a Faculty Math Consultant, providing tutoring to students in these subjects. She holds a master’s degree in Mathematics and Teaching from Donetsk State University, Ukraine