Faculty Members Honored by Center for Success of Women Faculty

 In Communication Sciences and Disorders, Public Administration, Social Work

Five faculty members in the College of Health and Public Affairs are among the 31 women selected to be honored this month — Women’s History Month — by UCF’s Center for Success of Women Faculty.

The center selected Jennifer Kent-Walsh, professor of communication sciences and disorders; Ana Leon, professor of social work; Bari Hoffman Ruddy, associate professor of communication sciences and disorders; and Claire Knox, assistant professor of public administration, to highlight on its web page titled UCF Celebrates 2016 Women’s History Month.

In addition, Jennifer Shambrook, director of contracts and grants for UCF’s Office of Research and Commercialization and an adjunct faculty member with the college’s Master of Research Administration program, is among the honorees.

For a Q&A with each of these accomplished women, click on the links below.

kentwalsh_head_shot-_2011-web Jennifer Kent-Walsh, Ph.D.  


Ana Leon, Ph.D.



Bari Hoffman Ruddy,


Claire Knox, Ph.D.


Jennifer Shambrook, Ph.D.


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