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Cohort 5

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Jan Meires EdD, ARNP, FNP, BC - Professor, Nursing and CAMS

Dr. Jan Meires is a Professor in UNF’s Brooks College of Health. She teaches doctoral students in Nursing (DNP) and Physical Therapy (DPT). Dr. Meires studied nursing at Wichita State University (BSN, MN) and the University of Florida (FNP). She received a doctoral degree from UNF in 2001.

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Lori Lange, PhD - Associate Professor, Psychology

Lori Lange is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology, where she also serves as the Director of the Master of Arts in General Psychology program. Her path to UNF started in the Midwest, where she earned a BS at the University of South Dakota and MS and PhD in experimental psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Gathering her cheesehead, she traveled west for a postdoctoral fellowship at the Stanford School of Medicine and a project directorship at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System. 

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Shana Harrington PT, PhD, SCS, MTC - Assistant Professor, Clinical and Applied Movement Sciences

Before arriving at UNF’s Department of Clinical and Applied Movement Sciences, Shana Harrington graduated with a PhD from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. Dr. Harrington also studied physical therapy at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences and practiced as a physical therapist for 5 years prior to beginning her PhD. Much of her research interests focuses on: patient-reported outcome measures,  pain, function and quality of life in cancer survivors, as well as understanding factors that contribute to shoulder pain in competitive swimmers.
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Jenny K. Hager, MFA - Professor, Sculpture

Jenny K. Hager, Professor of Sculpture at the University of North Florida, received her MFA in Sculpture and Digital Media from San Jose State University in San Jose, CA. Interested in a variety of processes and materials, including steel, cast iron, post-it notes, video, wood, digital photography and found objects, she finds inspiration in dreams, objects from her childhood, gadgets, sea life and other curiosities. She is also very interested in collaboration; the spirit of community important in both her teaching practice and in her own work.

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Erinn Gilson, PhD - Assistant Professor, Philosophy & Religious Studies

Erinn Gilson earned a B.A. in philosophy from Grinnell College and a Ph.D. in philosophy from University of Memphis. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at UNF, as well as the Coordinator for the interdisciplinary Gender Studies Minor. Her research focuses on the idea of vulnerability, understood not just in the conventional sense of susceptibility to harm but also as a form of openness to the unknown.
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Paul Eason, PhD - Associate Professor, Engineering

A native of Jacksonville, Florida, Paul Eason completed his undergraduate and graduate studies in Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Florida.  As an undergrad, Dr. Eason specialized in two fields of study; metallurgy, and ceramics engineering.  Taking this hybridized knowledge base, in grad school, Dr. Eason was able to apply traditional ceramic powder processing techniques to in-situ processing of intermetallic matrix composites for potential use as high-temperature structural aerospace materials.  Following graduate school, he pursued a career in engineering consulting, while always remaining attached to the academic community.
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Bryan Bannon, PhD - Assistant Professor, Philosophy & Religious Studies

Bryan Bannon earned his Ph.D. in Philosophy at the University of Memphis and joined the faculty at UNF in 2011 after teaching at Miami University, Oglethorpe University, and Wesleyan University. His research focuses on conceptual issues involved in environmental ethics, drawing from resources found in 20 th century European philosophy.