JEREMIAH D. SULLIVAN (University
of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign),
77, was the head of the physics
department at Illinois. A graduate
of Carnegie Mellon University and
Princeton University, he also studied
at the Stanford Linear Accelerator
Center. Sullivan served on a variety of
committees, including the Advisory
Committee of the National Nuclear
Security Administration and on a
subcommittee of the NATO Science
Committee. He died July 7.
THOMAS SUTHERLAND (at large), 85,
was a professor at Colorado State
University, former dean of agriculture
at the American University of Beirut,
and was held hostage by Hezbollah
for six years. A native of Scotland, he
was a graduate of the University of
Glasgow and Iowa State University.
He died July 22.
STEPHEN ZAMORA (University of
Houston), 72, was a professor
emeritus and authority on
international and Mexican law. He
was a graduate of Stanford University
and the University of California at
Berkeley, where he was an editor of
the California Law Review. Zamora
also served in the Peace Corps. He
died July 8.
DAVID A. DUNBAR (Lycoming College),
51, was a professor of biology at
Cabrini College. A graduate of
Lycoming and Lehigh University, he
also did post-graduate work at Yale
Medical School. He died May 21.
STEVE EDWARDS (Florida State
University), 85, taught at Florida
State for 44 years, was dean for 18
years, and also served as a deputy
provost. He was a graduate of Florida
State and Johns Hopkins University
and, at his retirement from Florida
State, was honored with the Westcott
Medal for service. He died May 27.
RICHARD HILL (University of Maine),
97, taught at Maine for 46 years. He
was professor emeritus of mechanical
engineering and director emeritus
of the Department of Industrial
Cooperation. Hill was a graduate of
Syracuse University. He died July 13.
JOEL JONES (Fort Lewis College), 78,
was a former president of Fort Lewis.
He oversaw millions of dollars in
capital improvements, including the
Center of Southwest Studies and the
El Centro de Muchos Colores, added
sports programs, and was a poet. He
died July 13.
MARILYN E. FLAHERTY (Salem State
University), 83, was an educator
and graduate of Salem State, Boston
College, and Boston University. She
died Feb. 29, 2016.
ALISON PIEPMEIER (Tennessee
Technological University), 43, was
director and professor of the women’s
and gender studies program at the
College of Charleston. She was a
graduate of Tennessee Tech and
Vanderbilt University. She died
RICHARD KORF (Cornell University),
91, was professor emeritus of
mycology at Cornell. Co-founder
of the journal Mycotaxon, he also
directed Cornell’s Plant Pathology
Herbarium. Korf received many
awards for his mycological work,
including the Ainsworth Medal for
extraordinary service to international
mycology from the International
Mycological Congress in 2010. He
died Aug. 20.
ROBERT A. KREISBERG (University of
South Alabama), 82, was a physician
and former dean and vice president
of medical affairs for South Alabama.
He was a graduate of Northwestern
University. Kreisberg died Aug. 21.
KAREN POLONKO (Old Dominion
University), 66, was a professor of
criminal justice and sociology at
Old Dominion, known for her work
to prevent child abuse. She was a
graduate of Manhattanville College
and Indiana University. She died Aug.
BRUCE RUBENSTEIN (Michigan State
University), 71, was a professor
of history at the University of
Michigan, Flint, and author of four
books. Rubenstein was a graduate of
Michigan State. He died Aug. 15.
ROBERT SIDMAN (University of
Louisiana, Lafayette), 76, professor
emeritus of mathematics at Louisiana,
Lafayette, died during a performance
of “The Odd Couple” in a local
theater company. Sidman was
a graduate of Harvard and
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
He died Aug. 20.
CURTISS M. BAILEY (University of
Nevada, Reno), 89, was professor
emeritus of animal science at Nevada,
having served the university for 30
years. He was a veteran and graduate