Risley Tenured at Rhodes

Amy Risley is being promoted to associate professor in the International Studies Department at Rhodes College. With the promotion, Risley becomes the first woman to receive tenure in International Studies in the department’s more than 50-year history. In addition to her research, Risley has taught courses at Rhodes in comparative politics, Latin American politics, and women in world politics; she has also served as the department’s internship coordinator and helped lead the colelge’s Latin American Studies program.