Margaret Winters

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Dr Margaret Winters

Member since: 04/13/2017 - 18:05
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Former Provost and Professor Emerita
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Wayne State University
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Grosse Pointe
United States

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As Provost (and before that at various times Associate Provost for Academic Personnel and Chair) I was very much involved in seeing faculty through tenure and their promotions. Work with data per se is considered pre-research (my term) at too many places - the work has to be better understood and, where appropriate, made a recognized research endeavor to be critiqued by peers and used as part of evaluation for tenure, promotion, salary review, and other academic ways of recognizing achievement. I am also a historical linguist who works with data (not big usually) in developing theories of grammar change. I am retired from Wayne State University, but sill active in research.

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