Parastou Feizzaringhalam has been named associate dean of Cal State San Bernardino’s College of Arts and Letters.
Also known as Dr. Feiz, Feizzaringhalam will assumer her new post on July 1, according to a statement on the university’s website.
“The pandemic has made it increasingly clear that arts and humanities have profound impacts on how we collectively understand and respond to crises, and how our disciplines can lead us into the future with new and more enlightened perspectives,” Feizzaringhalam said in the statement.
Feizzaringhalam, who specializes in linguistics, joined Cal State San Bernardino’s English department in 2007. She will help implement the college’s strategic plans, lead its assessment initiatives, manage its IT team, and advise the Office of Undergraduate Studies, among other duties, according to the statement.