Dr. Naomi Levin has been promoted to associate professor with tenure in Earth and Planetary Sciences. Naomi has built a vibrant research group and an outstanding analytical laboratory at Hopkins. Her field programs in Africa provide samples that she has analyzed in her lab to make key advances. As part of an interdisciplinary team, she has shed new light on the evolution of modern man that challenges prevailing ideas. Her unique research program on triple-oxygen isotopic analysis has made important breakthroughs in understanding the modern variation in oxygen isotopes in water from rain and plants, and has great future prospects. She is highly regarded in her field and collaboratively attacks the complex interdisciplinary problems associated with unraveling climate change in the geologic past. Her teaching and service to the department are excellent, and she is critical to the future of E&PS.