2022-2023 Catalog 
    
    Jun 28, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog

University Personnel




Office of the Provost

KARLYN A. CROWLEY, Ph.D., Provost, 2020. B.A., Earlham College; M.A., University of Virginia; Ph.D., University of Virginia

DALE J. BRUGH, Ph.D., Associate Provost for Academic Affairs, 2016. B.A., A.B., Wabash College; Ph.D., University of Utah.

DARRELL ALBON, M.A., Administrative Director of the OWU Connection Program. B.A., Carleton University, Canada; M.A., University of Dayton.

DAVID D. MARKWARDT, Ph.D., Interim Assistant Provost for Curriculum and Equity. B.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin.

BRIAN A. RELLINGER, Ed.D., Associate Provost for Academic Support and Chief Information Officer, 2010. B.S., B.A., M.B.A., Ed.D., Bowling Green State University.

LAURA TUHELA-REUNING, Ph.D., Interim Associate Dean for Academic Performance and Advising B.S., M.S., Ph.D., The Ohio State University.

International and Off-Campus Programs

DARRELL ALBON, M.A., Director of International and Off-Campus Programs, 2004. B.A., Carleton University, Canada; M.A., University of Dayton.

Sagan Academic Resource Center

EMILY K. LUGG, M.A., Director of the Sagan Academic Resource Center and Bishop ACCESS Program Director, 2008. B.A., Wittenberg University; M.A., Ohio Dominican University.

MARTINE L. STEPHENS, M.A., Director of the Writing Center, 2008. Coordinator of the Peer Tutoring Programs. Part-time Associate Professor in the Writing Center and Department of English, 1988. B.A., Washington and Jefferson College; M.A., The Ohio State University.

Registrar

MICHELE L. KIBLER, Registrar, 2021. B.A., Kent State University.

JAIME E. MILBURN, Associate Registrar, 2016. B.S., Eastern Nazarene College.

MICHELE SERENA, VA School Certifying Official/Associate Registrar, 2018.

Libraries

DEANNE PETERSON, M.L.S., Director of Libraries, 2008. B.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; M.L.S., Clarion University.

HOLLY BIRK, M.L.I.S., Public Services Librarian, 2018.  B.S., Ohio State University; M.L.I.S., Pratt Institute.

STACY CHANEY-BLANKENSHIP, Special Collections Librarian, 2016.

CALVIN CLEARY, M.L.I.S., Public Services Librarian, 2017. B.A., Ohio University; M.L.I.S., University of Pittsburgh.

LIZ LANG,  M.L.I.S., Public Services Librarian, 2018. B.A., Ohio State University; M.L.I.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

AMANDA RAAB, M.S.L.I.S., Discovery Services and Cataloging Manager, 2017. B.A., Miami University; M.S.L.I.S., Pratt Institute.

EUGENE RUTIGLIANO, M.S.L.I.S., Digital Initiatives Librarian and Curator, OWU Historical Collection, 2016. B.A., Kenyon College; M.S.L.I.S., Pratt Institute.

Information Services

BRIAN A. RELLINGER, Ed.D., Associate Provost for Academic Support and Chief Information Officer, 2010. B.S., B.A., M.B.A., Ed.D., Bowling Green State University.

ELAINE CHUN, M.S., Assistant Media Services Manager, 2021. B.A., The Johns Hopkins University; M.S., University of Chicago.

JASON A. COX, B.S., Senior Systems and Security Analyst, 2013. B.S. DeVry University.

DAVID C. SOLIDAY, M.Div., Instructional Technologist, 2008. B.S. DeVry University. M.Div., M.T.S., Methodist Theological School in Ohio.

HAROLD D. WIEBE, Ph.D., Director of Computing Center; Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, 1970. B.A., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma.

Student Engagement and Success

DWAYNE  K. TODD, Ph.D., Vice President for Student Engagement and Success, Dean of Students, Title IX Coordinator, 2016. B.M., Samford University; M.Div., Southwestern Theological Seminary; Ph.D., The Ohio State University.

BRAD PULCINI, M.S.Ed., Dean for Student Services, 2016.  B.S.Ed., M.S.Ed., Duquesne University.

DOUG M. KOYLE, M.A., Associate Dean for Student Success, Deputy Title IX Coordinator, 2018.  B.A., M.A., The Ohio State University.

JESS L. ETTELL IRVINE, Ed.M., Assistant Dean for Student Integrity and Community Standards, Deputy Title IX Coordinator, Clery Compliance Coordinator, 2018. B.S., The College at Brockport State University of New York; Ed.M., The University of Buffalo.

Counseling Services

JULIE M. DUHIGG, Ph.D., Director of Counseling Services, 2013. B.A., M.A., University of Cincinnati; Ph.D., University of Kentucky.

SIMON WOLIVER, LPCC-S, LICDC, M.A., Staff Counselor, 2019. B.S., University of Cincinnati; M.A., The Ohio State University.

ABBY KIDD, LPCC, M.A., Staff Counselor, 2020. M.A. The Ohio State University. 

Marching and Spirit Bands

RICHARD EDWARDS, Ph.D, Director of Bands, 2009. B.M., Ohio University; M.M., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro. 

CHRIS LIZAK, D.M.A., Assistant Band Director and Part-Time Instructor of Performing Arts - Percussion, 2021. B.M., The Ohio State University; M.M., Northwestern University; D.M.A., The University of Texas at Austin.

Multicultural Student Affairs

JASON TIMPSON, Director of Multicultural Student Affairs, 2020

Public Safety

SEAN BOLENDER, M.B.A., Director of Public Safety, 2019.

CATHY L. HURSEY, Administrative Lieutenant, 1992. OPOTA Certified.

CHRISTOPHER MICKENS, Assistant Director, 2020.

Residential Life

BRIAN J. EMERICK, M.A., Director of Residential Life, 2018. B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College, M.A. University of Iowa.

EMILY M. PAETZ, M.A.Ed., Assistant Director of Residential Life, 2018.  B.S., The Ohio State University; M.A.Ed., Virginia Tech.

LAKEN MORENO, M.A.Ed., Residential Life Coordinator, 2021. B.S., Tennessee Wesleyan University; M.A.Ed., University of Redlands. 

MOLLY GRACE LOVETT, M.Ed., Residential Life Coordinator, 2020. B.A., Western Carolina University; M.Ed., Ohio University. 

ANGEL TYLER, B.A., Residential Life Coordinator, 2021. B.A., State University of New York College at Oswego.

Service Learning

SALLY S. LEBER, B.A., Director of Community Service Learning, 2011. B.A., Capital University.

KERRI L. ROBE, B.S.W., Assistant Program Manager, 2018.  B.S.W., Capital University

Student Conduct

JESS ETTELL IRVINE, M.A., Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards, 2018. B.S., The College at Brockport, State University of New York, M.A., University at Buffalo.

Student Health (operated by OhioHealth)

MARSHA TILDEN, C.N.P., Director of Student Health Services, 1999. B.S., Ohio Wesleyan University; M.S., The Ohio State University.

AMY L. STRUEWING, BSN, RN; BSN, Wright State University.

SUSAN BELVILLE, L.P.N., Licensed Practical Nurse. 

Student Involvement

DINA DALTORIO, M.Ed., Assistant Director of Student Involvement, 2017. B.A., Youngstown State University; M.A. Ed., University of Akron. 

ERIN HUFFMAN-RICHARD, M.S., Interim Fraternity and Sorority Life Coordinator, 2022. B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University; M.S., Miami University.

Office of University Advancement

NATALIE DOAN, J.D., Vice President for University Advancement, 2012. B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University; J.D., Capital University.

Alumni Relations

NANCY BIHL RUTKOWSKI, M.Ed., Senior Associate Director and Alumni & Family Engagement, 1987. B.A., M.Ed., University of Toledo.

PATTY NEWBY, Assistant Director of Signature Events and Volunteer Engagement, 2015.

KATIE WEBSTER, CFRE, B.A., Director of Alumni Relations, 2012. B.A., John Carroll University.

Annual Giving

ELIJAH BERRY, M.A., Assistant Director of Annual Giving, 2020. B.A., University of Mount Union; M.A., Kent State University.

MANDY GETTMAN, B.S., Associate Director of Annual Giving, 2019, B.S. The Ohio State University.

JULIA HATFIELD, M.A., Director of Annual Giving, 2011, B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University; M.A., The Ohio State University.

MAKENNA DANIELS, M.T.S., Associate Director of Advancement, 2011. B.A., Ohio Wesleyan; M.T.S., Boston University. 

Career Connection

MEGAN ELLIS, M.Ed.., Executive Director of Career Connection, 2015. B.S. Ohio Wesleyan University; M.Ed., Pennsylvania State University.

MINDY AGIN, M.S., CPRW, Assistant Director for Internships and Externships, 2016. B.A., Emory University; M.S., Milano Graduation School – New School for Social Research.

JILL HAYES, Career Connection Coordinator, StAP Coordinator, & Legacy Internship Coordinator, 2017, B.E.S. St. Cloud State University.

NEWTON KIMBERLY, M.P.A., Career Catalyst, Careers with Social Impact, 2021. B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University; M.A., Cleveland State University.

CAROLYN T. LAMMERT, M.L.H.R., Assistant Director, Career Catalyst Program and liaison for the Economics and Business Department, 2014. B.A., Bowling Green State University; M.L.H.R., The Ohio State University.

LEIGH MASCOLINO, M.S./Ed.S, Director of Career Development, 2019. B.A., Ohio State University; M.S./Ed.S., Florida State University.

Development, Stewardship & Foundation / Corporate & Governmental Relations

JENNY BATCHELDER, J.D., Assistant Vice President, University Advancement and Director of Gift Planning, 2011. B.A., University of Indianapolis; J.D., The Ohio State University. 

MINDIE BURKE, Administrative Assistant for University Advancement, 2010.

RYAN JORDAN, CFRE, B.A., Major Gifts Officer, 2016. B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University.

ERICKA KURTZ, M.B.A, Director of Advancement Communications, 2019. B.A., B.S., M.B.A., Heidelberg University.

DEBBIE LEWIS, Administrative Assistant for Gift Planning, Stewardship, Foundation, Corporate and Governmental Relations, and the 50th Reunion Program, 2012.

JAKE McNABB, B.A., Major Gifts Officer, 2019. B.A., Emory & Henry College.

MAUREEN REESE, M.S., Assistant Director of Stewardship and Donor Relations, 2012. B.A., University of Dayton; M.S., Miami University. 

ANNIE G. SEILER, B.A., Executive Senior Gift Officer, 1983. B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University.

DACY SAMS WILCOX, CFRE, M.A., Director of Development, 2017. B.A., M.A., The Ohio State University.

Advancement Operations

JAIME DOUCE, B.A., Gift Administrator, 2013. B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University.

PAULA EYERMAN, B.A., Senior Associate Director of Advancement Operations and Data Specialist, 2014. B.A., Bowling Green State University.

JONI GARLOCH, B.A., Constituent Records Coordinator, 2007. B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University; B.S., Youngstown State University.

TESS HALLINAN, B.A., Research Analyst, 2015. B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University. 

REBECCA SHERMAN, B.A., Director of prospect Research, management, and Advancement Operations, 2008. B.A., Bowling Green State University.

Office of Finance and Administration

MAURA DONAHUE, Ph.D. Vice President for Finance and Administration, 2020. B.S., M.A., University of Dayton; Ph.D., M.B.A., University of Cincinnati. 

Accounting

AMY J. GETTYS, A.A.S., B.S., C.P.A., Controller, 2010. A.A.S., Columbus State Community College; B.S., Franklin University; C.P.A., Accountancy Board of Ohio

Bursar

JOYCE OLIVER, M.B.A., Bursar, 2021. M.B.A., University of Dayton. 

AUBREE HUBBARD, B.S., Student Accounts Coordinator, 2021. B.S., The Ohio State University.

Human Resources

IMOGENE JOHNSON, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, B.A.. Director of Human Resources, 2021. B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University

Buildings and Grounds

Jay Scheffel, DEG, Interim Director of Physical Plant, 2002.

Perkins Observatory

DONALD P. STEVENS, B.A., Director of Perkins Observatory, 2017. B.A., Astrophysics, Ohio Wesleyan University.

Adjunct Faculty

WENDELL K. PATTON, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor Emeritus of Zoology, 2000. B.A., Hamilton College; M.S., Ohio State University; Ph.D., University of Queensland.

New York Arts Program

EMILIE CLARK, MFA, Executive Director, BFA, Cornell University, MFA Bard College

SUSAN CHILDREY, MFA, Associate Director, MFA, Columbia University, BS, University of Texas

HELENA ENDERS, Admissions Coordinator, B.A., College of Wooster.

ARTHUR MAKARYAN, MFA, Faculty Advisor, Professor of Theatre & Dance, MFA, Columbia University, MA, University of Sorbonne Nouvelle, Institute of Theatre Studies, BFA & MFA Yerevan State Institute of Theatre and Cinematography.

STANZI VAUBEL, Ph.D., Faculty Advisor, Professor of Film & Media. B.A., Northwestern University; Ph.D., The University at Buffalo.

JIL WEINSTOCK, M.A., Faculty Advisor, Professor of Visual Arts. M.A., University of Berkeley, CA.

SKIP BREA, M.F.A., Summer Advisor. B.A., DePauw University; M.F.A., Florida State University.

Faculty and Staff Emeriti

The year listed represents the year of retirement.

HARRY P. BAHRICK, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Psychology, 1999.

JOSE C. BALLON, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Modern Foreign Languages, 2003.

JAMES W. BIEHL, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of English, 2006.

JOHN BOOS, M.B.A., Professor Emeritus of Economics, 2012.

LYNETTE CARPENTER, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of English, 2019.

CYNTHIA CETLIN, M.F.A, Professor Emeritus of Fine Arts, 2020.

LAURIE J. CHURCHILL, Ph.D., Associate Professor Emeritus of Humanities/Classics, Coordinator Emeritus of Women’s Studies Program, 2003.

DANIELLE CLARK, M.L.S., Public Services Librarian Emeritus, 2006.

THEODORE F. COHEN, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Sociology/Anthropology, 2019.

A. KAAREN COURTNEY, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Modern Foreign Languages, 2008.

CLIFFORD G. COOK, M.B.A., C.P.A., Professor Emeritus of Economics, 2006.

GARY E. DECOKER, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Education, 2003.

L. THOMAS DILLMAN, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Physics and Astronomy, 1998.

MARY ALICE DILLMAN, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Emeritus of English & Writing Resource Center, 2000.

KIM G. DOLGIN, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Psychology, 2010.

LEWIS E. FIKES, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, 2004.

ROBERT J. FLANAGAN, M.A., Professor Emeritus of English, 2001.

HARVEY R. FREEMAN, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Psychology, 2011.

ANNE E. FRY, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Zoology, 2004.

MARVIN J. FRYE, M.Ed., Professor Emeritus of Physical Education, 1997.

KAREN H. FRYER, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Geology and Geography, 2017.

RICHARD D. FUSCH, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Geology-Geography, 2007.

NANCY GAMSO, D.M.A., Professor Emeritus of Performing Arts, 2021.

BONNIE MILNE GARDNER, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Theatre and Dance, 2016.

A. JOHN GATZ, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Zoology, 2019.

NORMAN J. GHARRITY, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Economics, 2005.

LARRY GRIFFIN, D.M., Professor Emeritus of Performing Arts, 2021.

ROBERT A. GRIFFITH, M.M., Professor Emeritus of Music, 2009.

THOMAS A. GREEN, M.A., Associate Director of Libraries and Head of Public Services Emeritus, 2009.

GERALD GOLDSTEIN, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Botany/Microbiology, 2019.

LYNDA HALL, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Psychology, 2021.

SANDRA N. HARPER, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Modern Foreign Languages, 2011.

ALEXANDER HEINGARTNER, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Psychology, 2000.

DAVID H. HICKCOX, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Geology-Geography, 2014.

MARTIN HIPSKY, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of English, 2020.

ROBERT HOLM, B.A., Vice President Emeritus of University Relations, 2003.

MARY T. HOWARD, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Sociology/Anthropology, 2019.

DAVID HULL, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, 2000.

DAVID JOHNSON, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Botany/Microbiology, 2020.

EDWARD KAHN, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Theatre & Dance, 2020.

ROLLIN T. KEARNS, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Religion, 2010.

MARTY J. KALB, M.A., Professor Emeritus of Fine Arts, 2007.

CONRAD A. KENT, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Modern Foreign Languages, 2009.

PAUL E. KOSTYU, Ph.D., Associate Professor Emeritus of Journalism, 2019.

JAMES W. KREHBIEL, M.F.A., Professor Emeritus of Fine Arts, 2020.

HELMUT J. KREMLING, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Modern Foreign Languages, 2009.

JUSTIN R. KRONEWETTER, M.F.A., Professor Emeritus of Fine Arts, 2008.

DONALD LATEINER, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Humanities/Classics, 2012.

LYMAN L. LEATHERS, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of English and Humanities/Classics, 1994.

RICHARD L. LEAVY, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Psychology, 2016

DAVID C. LEVER, Ph.D., Associate Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, 2021.

ÜLLE E. LEWES, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of English, 2008.

WILLIAM LOUTHAN, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Politics and Government, 2013.

CORINNE LYMAN, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Politics and Government, 1999.

ANNA MAClAS, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of History, 1993.

AKBAR MAHDI, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Sociology & Anthropology, 2009.

KEITH O. MANN, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Geology and Geography, 2020.

AMY MCCLURE, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Education, 2019.

CHERYL L. McGINNIS, Ph.D., Associate Professor Emeritus of Modern Foreign Languages, 2002.

JOAN E. McLEAN, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Politics and Government, 2015.

ROBERT D. McQUIGG, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, 1999.

GENE MEHAFFEY, P.E.D., Professor Emeritus of Physical Education, 1999.

BERNARD MURCHLAND, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, 2004.

LOUISE S. MUSSER, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Education, 2007.

JOSEPH F. MUSSER, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of English, 2014.

DAVID W. NARDIN, M.D., Physician Emeritus, 1999.

MILDRED NEWCOMB, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of English, 1979.

ROBERT M. NIMS, M.M., Professor Emeritus of Music, 2002.

JEFFREY L. NUNEMACHER, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2020.

ROBERT M. OLMSTEAD, M.A., Professor Emeritus of English, 2021.

MARY C. PARKER, M.Ed., Professor Emeritus of Physical Education, 1994.

WENDELL K. PATTON, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Zoology, 2000.

JAMES G. PEOPLES, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Sociology & Anthropology, 2018.

MORGAN L. PHILLIPS, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Religion, 2006.

HAROLD E. PINKSTON, SR., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of English, 1997.

KAREN M. POREMSKI, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of English, 2020.

DENNIS J. PRINDLE, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of English, 2008.

LLEWELLYN B. RABBY, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Theatre and Dance, 2004.

DENNIS C. RADABAUGH, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Zoology, 2008.

D. CRAIG RAMSAY, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Politics and Government, 2012.

TRACE REGAN, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Journalism, 2013.

MARY JEAN ROACH, M.Ed., Registrar Emeritus, 2000.

TIMOTHY J. RODEN, Ph.D., Emeritus Professor of Performing Arts, 2021.

JUDYLYN S. RYAN, Ph.D., Associate Professor Emeritus of English, 2020.

JON SANGER, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Botany & Microbiology, 2000.

MARK D. SCHWARTZ, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, 2020.

MARGARET E. SHADE, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Physical Education, 2011.

JAN S. SMITH, Ph.D., Emeritus of Sociology & Anthropology, 2009.

RICHARD W. SMITH, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of History, 1986.

ANNE E. SOKOLSKY, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature, 2021.

RICHARD F. SPALL, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of History, 2021.

DAVID H. STALEY, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Mathematical Science, 1994.

DALE E. SWARTZENTRUBER, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Psychology, 2020.

JOHN W. TOMBARGE, M.S., Director Emeritus of the Physical Plant, 1994.

JOHN H. TOPPING, M.A.B., Director Emeritus of Administrative Computing, 2009.

EMMANUEL K. TWESIGYE, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus is Christian Studies and Religion, 2021.

GLEN D. VANDERBILT, M.F.A., Professor Emeritus of Theatre, 2020.

DAN E. VOGT, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, 2021.

CHARLES M. WEIS, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of English, 1985.

PAULA M. WHITE, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Education, 2021.

LAUREN H. WIEBE, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Modern Foreign Languages, 2009.

ROY P. WITTLINGER, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Psychology, Director Emeritus of Information Systems, 2000.

THOMAS K. WOLBER, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Modern Foreign Languages, 2021.

DARRELL E. WOOD, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Music, 1993.

ALAN K. ZARING, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Computer Science, 2019.

CONNIE S. ZITLOW, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Education, 2006.

Department Chairpersons Spring 2022

Africana, Gender, and Identity Studies Randolph K. Quaye (Co-Chairperson) Richelle D. Schrock (Co-Chairperson)
Biological Sciences Scot Chris Wolverton
Chemistry Katie L. Thomas
Economics and Business

Goran Skosples

Education Sarah J. Kaka
English David M. Caplan (Acting Chairperson)
Environment & Sustainability

Nathanael Amador Rowley

Fine Arts Kristina Bogdanov
Health and Human Kinetics Andrew Mark Busch
History

Mark P. Gingerich

Journalism and Communication Zackariah C. Long
Mathematics and Computer Science Richard Linder (Acting Chairperson)
Performing Arts Frank Norman Chiou
Philosophy and Religion Susan Gunasti
Physics and Astronomy Robert O. Harmon
Politics and Government

James C. Franklin

Psychology

Andrew E. Brandt

Sociology & Anthropology Vanessa M. Hildebrand (Acting Chairperson)
World Languages and Cultures David W. Counselman

Interdisciplinary Program Directors

Ancient, Medieval & Renaissance Patricia DeMarco
Data Analytics Sean McCulloch
East Asian Studies Ji Young Choi
Film Studies Eva Paris-Huesca
International Studies James C. Franklin (Acting Director)
Latin American Studies Jeremy Baskes (Acting Director)
Neuroscience

Kira A. Bailey

Pre-Professional Program Directors

Pre-Engineering Bradley R. Trees
Pre-Law Michael V. Esler (Advisor)
Pre-Medicine / Pre-Dental Program David D. Markwardt
Pre-Physical Therapy Danielle R. Hamill
Pre-Veterinary Medicine Ramon A. Carreno

University Libraries

Director of Libraries Deanne Peterson

Faculty of Instruction

The following is the full-time instructional faculty for 2022-2023. The year listed represents the year of appointment to the faculty. Leaves of absence are indicated by L-1 (on leave Fall Semester), L-2 (on leave Spring Semester) or L-AY (on leave all year).

MARK A. ALLISON, Ph.D., Associate Professor of English, 2007. B.A., Kenyon College; M.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

LAUREL J. ANDERSON, Ph.D., Professor of Botany & Microbiology, 2001. B.A., Colby College; Ph.D., University of Colorado.

KIRA M. BAILEY, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology, 2015. B.A., Concord University; M.S., Ph.D., Iowa State University.

JEREMY ALAN BASKES, Ph.D., Professor of History, 1993. A.B., Grinnell College; M.A., University of Wisconsin; Ph.D., University of Chicago.

ASHLEY N. BISER, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Politics and Government, 2008. B.A., Mount Holyoke College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

HENRY S. BLUME, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of World Languages & Culture, 2021. B.A., Cornell University; Ph.D., The Ohio State University.

KRISTINA BOGDANOV, Professor of Fine Arts, 2007. B.F.A., Belgrade University; M.F.A., University of Kentucky.

ANDREW E. BRANDT, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology, 2010. B.S., University of North Dakota; M.A., Ph.D., Western Michigan University.  (L-1)

DALE J. BRUGH, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry, 1999. A.B., Wabash College; Ph.D., University of Utah.

GLENN A. BRYAN, D.B.A., Associate Professor of Economics, 2010. B.S., Eastern Nazarene College; M.B.A., Boise State University; D.B.A., Cleveland State University. (L-1)

ANDREW M. BUSCH, Ed.D., Assistant Professor of Health and Human Kinetics, 2016. B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University; M.S. California University of Pennsylvania; Ed.D., United State Sports Academy.

AMY E. BUTCHER, M.F.A., Associate Professor of English, 2014. B.A., Gettysburg College; M.F.A., University of Iowa.

SCOTT W. CALEF, Ph.D., Guy Max Clarke and William L. Ripley Professor of Philosophy, 1995. B.S., Ph.D., University of Oregon.

DAVID CAPLAN, Ph.D., Professor of English, 2000. B.A., Hobart College; M.F.A., University of Florida; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia.

RAMON A. CARRENO, Ph.D., Professor of Zoology, 2002. B.S., University of Toronto; M.S., Lakehead University; Ph.D., University of Guelph.

KRYSTAL CASHEN, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2022. B.A., Vassar College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst.

XIAOMING CHEN, Ph.D., Professor of History, 1991. B.A., Beijing Second Institute of Foreign Languages, M.A., Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; Ph.D., The Ohio State University.

FRANK CHIOU, D.M.A., Associate Professor of Music, 2012. B.M., Oberlin College Conservatory; M.A., M.M., D.M.A., University of Michigan.

JI YOUNG CHOI, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Politics and Government, 2009. B.A., Yonsei University (Korea); M.I.S., Sogang University (Korea); M.A., University of Kansas; Ph.D., Purdue University.

ANDREA R. COLVIN, Ph.D., Associate Professor of World Languages & Cultures, 2009. B.A., University of Delaware; M.A., Ph.D., University of California.

NANCY A. COMORAU, Ph.D., Associate Professor of English, 2009. B.A., Wake Forest University; M.A., Villanova University; Ph.D., University of Maryland.

DAVID W. COUNSELMAN, Ph.D., Associate Professor of World Languages & Cultures, 2010. B.A., University of South Alabama; M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.

MARY ANNE LEWIS CUSATO, Ph.D., Associate Professor of World Languages & Cultures, 2013. B.A., University of Notre Dame; M.A., University of Minnesota; Ph.D., Yale University.

PHOKENG M. DAILEY, M.A., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Journalism and Communication, 2017.B.S., Ohio Dominican University; M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University.

PAUL S. DEAN, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Sociology & Anthropology, 2012. B.A., Binghamton University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland.

PATRICIA DeMARCO, Ph.D., Professor of English, 2000. B.A., LeMoyne College; M.A., State University of New York, Binghamton; Ph.D., Duke University.

NICHOLAS M. DIETRICH, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Math and Computer Science, 2020. B.A., The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, M.A., Pennsylvania State University, Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.

VICKI DiLILLO, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, 2004. B.A., Wake Forest University; Ph.D., University of Miami.

YUNHUA DING, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Physics, 2022. B.S., Harbin Engineering University; M.S., Ph.D., Indiana University.

AMY L. DOWNING, Ph.D., Alumni Professor of Biological Sciences, 2001. B.A., Lawrence University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Chicago.

RICHARD D. EDWARDS, Ph.D., Professor of Performing Arts, 2009. B.M., Ohio University; M.M., Ph.D., The University of North Carolina.

MICHAEL V. ESLER, Ph.D., Professor of Politics and Government, 1995. B.S., M.A., Arizona State University; Ph.D., The Ohio State University.

CHRISTOPHER L. FINK, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Health and Human Kinetics, 2007. B.S., Lake Superior State University; M.S., Indiana University; Ph.D., The Ohio State University.

MICHAEL W. FLAMM, Ph.D., Professor of History, 1998. B.A. Harvard University; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University.

ERIN E. FLYNN, Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy, 2004. B.A, University of Colorado at Boulder; Ph.D., Stony Brook University.

JAMES C. FRANKLIN, Ph.D., Professor of Politics and Government, 2000. B.A., Auburn University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University.

ERIC J. GANGLOFF, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, 2019. B.A., Cornell University; M.A., University of Denver; Ph.D., Iowa State University.

WILL C. GEORGIC, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Economics and Business, 2021. B.A., Denison University; Ph.D., The Ohio State University.

MARK P. GINGERICH, Ph.D., James S. Britton Professor of History, 1991. B.A., University of Massachusetts; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin.

BRIAN C. GRANGER, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Performing Arts, 2021. B.A. Kenyon College; M.F.A., New York University; Ph.D., University of California - Santa Barbara.

HEATHER G. GRUNKEMEYER, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Chemistry, 2001. B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College; Ph.D., The Ohio State University.

SUSAN GUNASTI, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion, 2010. B.A., Brown University; M.A., Johns Hopkins University; Ph.D., Princeton University. (L-2)

HANLIANG GUO, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2022. B.E., Tsinghua University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Southern California.

DANIELLE HAMILL, Ph.D., Professor of Biological Sciences, 2001. B.A., Lawrence University; Ph.D., University of Kansas.

SHALA J. HANKISON, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, Spring 2009. B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University; M.S., Ohio University; Ph.D., Clemson University.

ROBERT O. HARMON, Ph.D., Perkins-Howard Professor of Physics and Astronomy, 1999. B.S., Case Western Reserve University; M.S., Ph.D., The University of Chicago.

MELANIE M. HENDERSON, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology, 2013. B.A., Oberlin College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Michigan. (L-1)

JASON A. HIESTER, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Performing Arts, 2002. B.M., University of Miami; M.M. Ph.D., University of Cincinnati.

VANESSA HILDEBRAND, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Sociology & Anthropology, 2019. B.A., Earlham College; M.A., University of Colorado; Ph.D., Washington University.

FRANK I. HOBBS, M.F.A., Associate Professor of Fine Arts, 2007. B.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; M.F.A., American University.

JESSE J. HYSELL, DEG, Assistant Professor of History, 2021. B.A, Ohio Wesleyan University; M.A., Western Michigan University; M.Phil., Ph.D., Syracuse University.

CRAIG H. JACKSON, Ph.D., Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2009. B.S., University of Alaska; M.S., The Ohio State University; Ph.D., University of Chicago.

SARAH J. KAKA, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Education, 2017. B.S., Illinois State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.

BONA KANG, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Education, 2021. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California Berkeley.

ASHLEY R. KENNARD, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Communication, 2021. B.A., University of Cincinnati; M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University.

JOHN B. KRYGIER, Ph.D., Professor of Geology-Geography, 1999. B.S., M.S., University of Wisconsin; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.

RICHARD S. LINDER, Ph.D., Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, 2000. B.S., University of California; M.A., San Diego State University; M.S., Ph.D., The Ohio State University.

ZACKARIAH C. LONG, Ph.D., Associate Professor of English, 2007. B.A., The College of William and Mary; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia.

BRIANNA N. MACK, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in Politics and Government, 2018. B.A. Emory University; Ph.D., The Ohio State University.

BARBARA MacLEOD, C.F.A., John J. Joseph Professor of Business Administration, 1999. B.A., Iowa State University; M.M., Northwestern University.

ANTRON D. MAHONEY, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Africana, Gender, and Identity Studies, 2021. B.S., Bethune-Cookman College; M.Ed., University of North Carolina at Greensboro; Ph.D., University of Louisville.

DAVID D. MARKWARDT, Ph.D., Herbert L. and Margaret Wright DuPont Endowed Professorship in Biological Sciences, 2003. B.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

JOHN A. MARTIN III, Ph.D., Professor of Health and Human Kinetics, 1977. B.S., Springfield College; M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University.

SEAN T. McCULLOCH, Ph.D., Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2001. B.A., State University of New York; M.C.S., Ph.D., University of Virginia.

MATTHEW McCURDY, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Mathematics, 2022. B.S., Centre College; Ph.D., Florida State University.

STEPHANIE L. MERKEL, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Comparative Literature (Russian/German), Rebecca R. Brown Professor of Humanities, 1998. B.A., University of Notre Dame; Leningrad State University; M.A., Ph.D. Cornell University.

R. BLAKE MICHAEL, Ph.D., Swan-Collins-Allan Professor of Religion, 1978. A.B., University of North Carolina; M.Div., A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University.

CHRISTOPHER A. MODICA, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2017. B.A., Judson University; M.S. Illinois State University; Ph.D., Ball State University.

FRANCHESCA V. NESTOR, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in Politics and Government, 2017. B.A., West Virginia University; M.P.P., The University of Chicago; M.A., Ph.D., West Virginia University.

GLENDA Y. NIETO CUEBAS, Ph.D., George and Louise Peters Associate Professor of World Languages and Cultures, 2011. B.A., Interamerican University of Puerto Rico; M.A., University of Puerto Rico; Ph.D., The University of Massachusetts.

JEFFREY A. NILAN, M.F.A., Professor of Fine Arts, 2008. B.S., University of Nebraska; M.F.A., Indiana University.

ELIZABETH A. NIX, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Health and Human Kinetics, 2018. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Utah State University.

MICHELE M. NOBEL, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Education, 2018. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., The Ohio State University.

TAMARA M. PANHUIS, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, 2009. B.S., University of Maryland; Ph.D., University of California.

EVA PARIS-HUESCA, Ph.D., Associate Professor of World Languages and Cultures, 2014. B.A., Universidad de Valencia (Spain); M.A. University of Nebraska; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

RANDOLPH K. QUAYE, Ph.D., Professor of Africana, Gender, and Identity Studies, 2004. B.A., University of Ghana; M.A., Acadia University; Ph.D., Northeastern University.

M. SAIF RAHMAN, Ph.D., Robert Bauman Associate Professor of Economics, 2000. B.S., Montclair State College; Ph.D., University of North Carolina.

DUSTIN G. REICHARD, Ph.D., AssociateProfessor of Biological Sciences, 2015. B.A., St. Mary’s College of Maryland; Ph.D., Indiana University – Bloomington.

ALEJANDRA ROJAS SILVA, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Art History, 2021. B.A., Earlham College; M.St., Oxford University; Ph.D., Harvard University. 

NATHANAEL S. ROWLEY, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Environment and Sustainability, 2014. B.S., M.Sc., The Ohio State University; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.

BETHANY RUDD, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2018. B.S., Ph.D., The Ohio State University.

RICHELLE D. SCHROCK, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Africana, Gender, and Identity Studies, 2008. B.A., Miami University; M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University.

GORAN SKOSPLES, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Economics, 2006. B.A., Lake Forest College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

SHARI STONE-MEDIATORE, Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy, 1998. B.A., University of Michigan; M.A., Ph.D. State University of New York at Stony Brook. (L-2)

BARBARA A. TERZIAN, Ph.D., Associate Professor of History, 1999. B.A., Ohio University; J.D., M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University.

KATIE L. THOMAS, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Chemistry, 2004. B.S., Creighton University; Ph.D., Colorado State University.

KAYCE A. TOMCHO, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2021. Ph.D., Duquesne University.

BRADLEY R. TREES, Ph.D., Richardson-Linebaugh Professor of Physics and Astronomy, 1997. B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University; M.S., Ph.D., The Ohio State University. (L-1)

CHELSEA A. VADNIE, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, 2020. B.A., Kenyon College; Ph.D., Mayo Clinic.

MATTHEW D. VOLLRATH, D.B.A., Assistant Professor of Business Administration, 2017. B.S., M.S., Lipscomb University; D.B.A., George Fox University.

EMILY J. WEST, M.B.A., Assistant Professor of Accounting, 2016. B.S., M.B.A., Ashland University.

JENNIFER M. WHITEHEAD, Associate Professor of Performing Arts, 2014. B.M., Bob Jones University; M.M., D.M.A., The Ohio State University.

HAROLD WIEBE, Ph.D., Gordon Nelson Armstrong Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, 1970. B.S., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma.

S. CHRISTOPHER WOLVERTON, Ph.D., Professor of Botany & Microbiology, 2002. B.S., Miami University, Ph.D., The Ohio State University.

JULIDE YAZAR, Ph.D., Charles L. and Elizabeth Quay Merwin Associate Professor of Economics, 1999. B.A., Bogazici University, Turkey; M.Sc., Lancaster University, United Kingdom; M.B.A., Imperial College, United Kingdom; Ph.D., The Ohio State University.

JON YOUNKMAN, MBA, Assistant Professor of Economics and Business, 2019. B.S., M.B.A., The Ohio State University. (L-1)