FACULTY & STAFF
Asian University for Women
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Dr. Fahima Aziz, Vice Chancellor
Dr. Fahima Aziz, Vice Chancellor (effective from May 15, 2012) of the Asian University for Women is a Professor of Economics and currently holds the Endowed Alkire Chair in International Business at Hamline University in Minnesota, USA. Dr. Aziz obtained a Bachelor’s degree from Mount Holyoke College, a Masters from the University of Massachusetts, and a PhD in from the University of Minnesota – all in economics. Dr. Aziz chaired the Departments of Management and Economics at Hamline University for ten years; she had concurrently led the environmental studies program there for seven years.
Dr. Jinnie Garrett, Dean of Faculty
Dr. Garrett received an M.Sc. in Chemistry from Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario in Canada and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Biophysics from Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas in the United States. She will be responsible for oversight of all AUW’s academic programs and related offices. This year she will also be focusing on assessment of the curriculum and AUW's preparation for accreditation.
Rebecca Hartmann joined AUW as Dean of Students in Spring 2013. Prior to her time at AUW, she managed student affairs programs at American higher education institutions. Rebecca has also worked with refugees in Atlanta, assisting refugee high school students to gain acceptance into college. She received three Bachelor of Arts degrees: Political Science with a minor in International Development Studies, Sociology with an emphasis in Rural and Environmental Change, and Communication Studies. During this time she studied abroad in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Mexico. She also received a Master of Public Administration with a focus on Higher Education Administration.
Diana Davis has been with AUW since 2008 as an instructor of English language and grammar, assuming the Directorship of the Access Academy in 2012. She received her B.A. in Women’s Studies from Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia (USA). She pursued an interdisciplinary Women's Studies/Development Studies focus in 2006-07 as a Hubert Scholar and intern in Bangladesh in 2006, and then finished her undergraduate studies in Sydney, Australia. Ms. Davies also worked as a full-time volunteer with the AmeriCorps program, serving as a literacy tutor and mentor for adolescent girls at a behavioral treatment hospital in the U.S. After obtaining a TEFL certificate in 2008, she taught EFL in Bangkok, Thailand. In addition to her other responsibilities at AUW, Ms. Davies serves as the faculty adviser for the Peace and Sports Clubs.
Updated in August 2013