Sonia Alvarez, a leading scholar of women’s movements in Latin America, has been named the Leonard J. Horwitz Professor of Latin American Politics and Studies. The appointment was approved Aug. 24 by the Board of Trustees, which was meeting in Boston.
AMHERST, Mass. - N.J. (Jay) Demerath III of the department of sociology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been appointed a Distinguished Professor by University President Jack M. Wilson. The appointment was made following approval by the University’s Board of Trustees at its Aug. 24 meeting in Boston. The title recognizes Demerath for his outstanding academic and professional accomplishments.