This year, four faculty members were promoted to the rank
of associate professor with tenure.
Mary Hobgood, of the religious studies department, earned her bachelor’s
degree from Fordham University, an M.A.R. from Yale Divinity School and a Ph.D.
from Temple University. She has been a member of the Holy Cross faculty for six
Jane M. Van Doren has been a member of the Holy Cross chemisty department since
1993. She received her bachelor’s degree from Colgate University and a
Ph.D. from the University of Colorado at Boulder; she also conducted post-doctoral
research at Boston College and Awrodyne Research Inc.
Rev. Thomas Worcester, S.J., of the history department, earned his bachelor’s
degree from Columbia University and a Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge.
He received a master of theological studies from Harvard Divinity School, a licence
en philosophie from the Institut Supérieur de Théologie et de Philosophie
de la Compagnie de Jésus, Paris, and a licentiate in sacred theology from
the Weston School of Theology. In 1994, he joined the Holy Cross faculty as an
De-Ping Yang, of the physics department, has been a member of the Holy Cross
faculty since 1994. Prior to his arrival at Holy Cross, he was an assistant professor
in the University of Connecticut’s department of pharmaceutical sciences.
He earned his bachelor’s degree from Nanjing University, China, and both
a master’s and a Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut.