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The University Faculty

Cedric L. Adderley, D.M.A.
Dean of the College
B.M. East Carolina University
M.M., D.M.A. University of South Carolina
2011-

*Christine Anderson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., The Ohio State University
M.S., Ph.D. Miami University
2009- 

Scott Anderson, J.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Legal Research and Writing
B.A., The Ohio State University
J.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Ph.D. (Philosophy), The Ohio State University
2007- 

L. Nyenty Arrey, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.A., Depauw University
M.S., Ph.D., The Ohio State University
1998-2002, part time
2002- 

Richard M. Ashbrook, Ph.D.
Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs & Student Affairs
Professor of Psychology
B.S., University of Maryland
M.A., M.F.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University
1986- 

Mark Baker, M.A.
Professor, Music
B.M., M.M., The Ohio State University
2000- 

Stephen Baker, D.Phil.
Professor of Economics
School of Management and Leadership
B.A., Trent Polytechnic
D.Phil., York University, York, U.K.
1987-
Honors Director and Collegiate Fellows Coordinator
2004-2011

Jacqueline Barlow-Ware, M.M., M.A.
Assistant Professor of Music
B.M., Lawrence University
M.M., M.A., The Ohio State University
2008- 

Danny Bank, J.D.
Professor of Clinical Studies
A.A.S., Criminal Justice, SUNY
B.A., Legal Studies, SUNY
J.D. Capital University
1990- 

Barbara Barresi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Business
Nursing Diploma, Providence School of Nursing
B.A., The Ohio State University
M.A., The Ohio State University
Ph.D, The Union Institute
2009- 

Michaele M. Barsnack, M.S.Ed.
Instructor, Art
BFA, Kent State University
M.S.Ed., Dayton University
2002-2005—Adjunct Faculty
2005- 

James R. Beattie, Jr., J.D.
Associate Professor of Law
B.A., Muskingum College
M.A., Tulane University
J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School
LL.M., Columbia University Law School
2001- 

Wayne J. Becktel, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of California at San Diego
1997, part time
1999- 

Scott Belck, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Music
B.M., University of Tennessee Knoxville
M.A., University of North Texas
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
2008- 

Kathryn Bell, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., Capital University
M.A., Ph.D.  Western Michigan University
2010-

Sharon Bennett, M.M.
Professor of Music
B.M., M.M., Eastman School of Music
1985-1994, part time
1994- 

Wendy Blakely, Ph.D., R.N.
Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Montana State University
M.A., University of Washington
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
2009- 

Stacy Blasko, J.D.
Professor of Legal Research and Writing
B.A., Miami University
J.D., Case Western Reserve University
School of Law
2007- 

Janet Blocher, J.D.
Professor of Legal Research and Writing
B.A., Ohio Northern University
J.D. Capital University Law School
1993- 

Susan Blower, M.A.
Director and Instructor,
English-as-a-Second-Language Program
A.B., University of Michigan
M.A., Southern Illinois University
1992- 

Helen S. Bluth, M.A.
Instructor, Education and
Director of Reading Center
B.A., City College, NY
M.A., The Ohio State University
1980-86, part time
1986- 

William H. Bluth, J.D.
Professor of Law
B.A., City College of New York
J.D., Boston College of Law
1970- 

Laura C. Boucher, M.S., ATC
Assistant Athletic Trainer and Instructor, Health and Sport Science
B.S., Ohio University
M.S., University of North Carolina/Chapel Hill
2003- 

Catherine G. Boulant, Ph.D.
Professor of Biological Sciences
B.S., M.A., Ph.D., University of Connecticut
2003- 

Robert R. Breithaupt, M.M.
Professor of Music
B.M., M.M., Bowling Green State University
1978-81, part time
1981- 

Mark R. Brown, J.D.
Newton D. Baker/Baker & Hostetler Chair of Law
B.S., University of Dayton
J.D., LL.M., University of Louisville
College of Law
2003- 

Tom Brown, J.D.
Professor of Legal Research and Writing
B.S., Kent State University
J.D., Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
M.L.I.S., Kent State University 

Paige Bruening, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., Kenyon College
M.Ed., Columbia College
Ph.D., The Ohio State University
2009- 

*Stephen Bruning, Ph.D.
Professor of Communication
B.S., M.A., Ohio University
Ph.D., Kent State University
1991- 

E. Wray Bryant, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Religion
B.A., Lynchburg College
M.Div., Trinity Lutheran Seminary
Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
1998-2000, part time
2001- 

Regina F. Burch, J.D.
Associate Professor of Law
A.B., Harvard College
M.S.A., Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
J.D., University of California, Hastings
College of Law
2003- 

Craig A. Burgdoff, Ph.D.
Department Chair and Professor of Religion and Philosophy
B.A., St. John’s College
M.A., Leslie College
Ph.D., Syracuse University
2000-  

Andrew J. Carlson, Ph.D.
Professor of History
B.A., The Johns Hopkins University
M.A., Ph.D., Brown University
1995- 

Kerry Cheesman, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology and Chemistry
B.A., University of California
M.S., Indiana University
Ph.D., University of Illinois
1993- 

Thomas Christenson, Ph.D.
Professor of Religion and Philosophy
B.A., Concordia College
M.A., Ph.D., Yale University
1989- 

William J. Clark, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Ohio University
Ph.D., The Ohio State University
2007- 

Steven Clymer, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Department Chair of Chemistry
B.A., College of Wooster
Ph.D., Duke University
1990- 

Charles E. Cohen, J.D.
Associate Professor of Law
B.A., Harvard University
J.D., University of California, Hastings
College of Law
2003- 

Margaret Cordray, J.D.
Professor of Law
B.A., University of Pacific
J.D., University of California
B.C.L., Oxford University
1992- 

Michael Cox, D.A.
Associate Professor of Music
B.A., Cameron University
M.M., Wichita State University
D.A., University of Northern Colorado
1990- 

Sally A. Creasap, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Department Chair of Education
Faculty Athletic Representative
B.S., Bowling Green State University
M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University
2003- 

Sharon E. Croft, Ph.D.
Professor and Department Chair of Communication
B.A., North Texas State University
M.A., University of North Texas
Ph.D., Louisiana State University
1995- 

Lynn C. Dailey, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Marketing
School of Management and Leadership
B.S., The Ohio State University
M.B.A., Ohio University
Ph.D., University of Kentucky
2001- 

Stanton G. Darling, J.D.
Professor of Law
B.A., The Ohio State University
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center
1981- 

María José Delgado, Ph.D.
Professor of Spanish
B.A., M.A., University of California at
Los Angeles
Ph.D., University of Arizona
1999- 

Shirley De Lucia, Ed.D.
Professor of Education
B.A., Iowa Wesleyan College
M.Ed., Ed.D., Duke University
1990- 

Michael Distelhorst, J.D.
Professor of Law
B.A., J.D., Capital University
1980- 

Cheryl Do Broka, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State
University
2001- 

Steven A. Drewry, LISW, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Social Work
B.A., Indiana University
M.S.W., The Ohio State University
Ph.D., University of Louisville
2001- 

Barbara Duane, J.D., M.S.N., R.N.
Assistant Professor, Nursing
Director, CNAP
B.S.N., University of Maryland
M.S.N., University of Texas
J.D., Capital University
2006- 

Cynthia D. Duncan, M.A.
Instructor, Political Science
B.A., Colgate University
M.A., The Ohio State University
2001- 

Renee M. Dunnington, R.N., M.S.N.
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Capital University
M.S.N., Kent State University
2006- 

Reginald Dyck, Ph.D.
Professor of English
B.S., M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha
Ph.D., University of Washington
1992- 

E Pamela B. Ellwanger-Schmidt, Ph.D., LISW
Associate Professor of Social Work
B.S., M.S.W., Ph.D., The Ohio State University
1996-1998, part time
1999- 

Bruce Epps, M.A.
Instructor, English
CELT Director
B.A., Ohio University
M.A., The Ohio State University
1995-part time
1998- 

Sandra Farmer, M.S.N, R.N.
Instructor of Nursing
A.D.N., Virginia Appalachian Tricollege
B.S.N., King College
M.S.N., Capital University
2009- 

Jeffrey Ferriell, J.D., LL.M.
Professor of Law
B.S., The Ohio State University
J.D., University of Santa Clara
LL.M., University of Illinois
1987- 

Paula Federico, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Universidad Nacional del Centro, Argentina
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
2009- 

Louis Fischer, D.M.A.
Professor of Music
B.M., M.A., University of Denver
D.M.A., Ball State University
1994- 

Lois I. Foreman-Wernet, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Communication
B.M.E., M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State
University
2001- 

*Jody S. Fournier, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean, School of Social Sciences and Education
Professor of Psychology
B.A., M.S., Ph.D., The Ohio State University
1998-99, part time
1999- 

Eva M. George, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of History
B.A., Capital University
M.A., The Ohio State University
Ph.D., The University of Maryland
2004- 

Lisette N. Gibson-Diaz, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of English
B.A., The College of William and Mary
M.A., Virginia Commonwealth University
Ph.D., Syracuse University
2000-2003—Adjunct Faculty
2003- 

Susan M. Gilles, LL.M.
Professor of Law
LL.B., University of Glasgow, Scotland
LL.M., Harvard Law School
1990- 

Bonnie Goodwin, M.E.S.S., ATC
Assistant Professor and Department Chair of Health and Sport Sciences
B.S., Ohio University
M.E.S.S., University of Florida
1993- 

Damon Goodwin, M.S.
Men’s Basketball Coach
Cross Country Coach
B.S., M.S., University of Dayton
1994- 

Joseph Grant, J.D.
Associate Professor of Law
J.D., Duke University School of Law
A.B., Political Science Brown University
2008- 

Myron C. Grauer, LL.M.
Professor of Law
B.A., University of Vermont
J.D., University of Pittsburgh
LL.M., Yale Law School
1990- 

Jeff Gress, M.F.A.
Associate Professor of Communication and
Technical Director/Designer of Theatre
B.A., Miami University
B.S., Miami University
M.F.A., University of Cincinnati/College-Conservatory of Music
2006- 

*Kevin Griffith, Ph.D.
Professor of English
B.A., Grand Valley State University
M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University
1994- 

Lynda Hasseler, D.M.A.
Professor of Music
Director, Chapel Choir
B.A., Calvin College
M.A., D.M.A., Michigan State University
1990- 

Daniel Heaton, Ph.D.
Professor of Communication
B.A., Carson-Newman College
M.A., Ph.D., Louisiana State University
1995- 

Ward C. Hill, M.B.A.
Executive Professor
B.A., Baldwin Wallace College
M.B.A., Case Western Reserve University
2004-2005—Adjunct Faculty
2005- 

Dennis Hirsch, J.D.
Geraldine W. Howell Professor of Law
B.A., Columbia University
J.D. Yale Law School
1998- 

Jennifer F. Faison Hodge, Ph.D.
Professor of Education
B.S., North Carolina A & T State University
M.A., Ph.D. The Ohio State University
1999- 

Peter Horn, Ph.D.
Professor of Philosophy
A.B., University of Pittsburgh
Ph.D., The Ohio State University
1980- 

Donald G. Howard, Ph.D.
Professor of Marketing
School of Management and Leadership
B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State
University
1998- 

Donald A. Hughes, Jr., J.D.
Professor of Law and Director of the
Law Library and Legal Writing
B.A., Hamilton College
M.A., University of Connecticut
M.L.S., So. Connecticut State College
J.D., University of Connecticut.
1985- 

Jane B. Hutcheson, R.N., B.S.N., M.S.
Assistant Professor of Nursing
RN, Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing
B.S.N., M.S., Wright State University
2005- 

Jean Jacko, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., M.S., Ph.D., The Ohio State
University
1992- 

Heather Janiszewski Goodin, Ph.D., R.N.
Professor of Nursing
B.Sc.N., Laurentian University
M.Sc.N., University of Western Ontario
1995- 

Deborah Janssen, M.S., R.N.
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Capital University
M.S., The Ohio State University
2009- 

Rachel M. Janutis, M.S.N.
Associate Professor of Law
B.S., Northwestern University
J.D., University of Illinois College of Law
2002- 

Lisa A. Jelle, D.M.A.
Associate Professor of Music
B.M./B.M.E., University of Northern Colorado
M.M., University of Texas/Austin
D.M.A., Rice University
2003- 

Basil P. Kardaras, Ph.D.
Professor and Department Chair of Criminology/Sociology
B.A., Northern Illinois University
M.A., Wayne State University
Ph.D., American University
2000 part time
2001- 

Andrea M. Karkowski, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
B.A., Lock Haven University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Montana
M.B.A., Franklin University
1998- 

*Barbara G. Keller, Ph.D.
Professor of World Languages
B.A., M.A., Miami University
Ph.D., The Ohio State University
Diploma, Tutor Centre de Linguistique
Geneva, Switzerland
1987-88, part time
1988- 

William B. Kennedy, Ph.D.
Professor of Communication
Director of Theatre
B.A., Grove City College
M.A., University of Pittsburgh
Ph.D.,Kent State University
1994- 

Elene Kent, Ph.D.
Professor of Management
B.S., State University of New York-Brockport
M.S.Ed., M.B.A., Niagara University
Ph.D., Union Institute
1991- 

Daniel Kobil, J.D.
Professor of Law
B.A., J.D., University of Toledo
1987- 

Stephen C. Koch, Ph.D.
Professor of Communication
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa
1989- 

Barry Kopetz, D.M.E.
Professor of Music
B.ME., M.A., The Ohio State University
Ph.D., Indiana University
2001- 

Cynthia Kosik, M.S.N., R.N.
Instructor, Nursing
B.S., M.S.N., Lewis University
School of Nursing
2009- 

Terry D. Lahm, Ph.D.
Associate Provost
Professor of Environmental Science and Geology
B.A., The College of Wooster
M.S., Ph.D., The Ohio State University
1997- 

Risa Lazaroff, J.D.
Professor of Legal Research and Writing,
Director of Legal Drafting
A.B., University of Michigan
J.D., The Ohio State University
1994- 

Dina Lentsner, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Music
UG Studies, Pskov Province School of Music
Graduate Studies, Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory
Ph.D., The Ohio State University
2004-2005—Adjunct Faculty
2005- 
Honors Program Director
2011-
 

Mark Lochstampfor, Ph.D.
Professor and Department Chair of Music
B.M., Ohio University
M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University
1996- 

Susan E. Looper-Friedman, J.D.
Professor of Law
Premier Degré, Université de Grenoble
B.A., University of Wisconsin
J.D., University of Santa Clara Law School
LL.M., Harvard Law School
1985- 

Chad Loughrige, B.M.
Assistant Professor of Music
B.M., Capital University
2009- 

Kathleen Lux, Ph.D., R.N.
Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., The Ohio State University
M.S., University of Hawaii
M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University
2007- 

Judith Macke, Ph.D., R.N.
Professor of Nursing
B.S., Univ. of Wisconsin
M.S., State Univ. of New York
Ph.D., The Ohio State University
1993- 

Suzanne Marilley, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Political Science
A.B., Smith College
A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University
1995- 

Thomas C. Maroukis, Ph.D.
Professor and Department Chair of History
B.A., Westminster College
M.A., Duquesne University
Ph.D., Boston University
1976- 

Steven Martin, J.D., CPA
Assistant Professor of Accounting
B.S., M.B.A., J.D., The Ohio State University
1996- 

David N. Mayer, Ph.D.
Professor of Law
A.B., University of Michigan
M.S., Ph.D., University of Virginia
J.D., University of Michigan Law School
1990- 

Lori McCaughan, J.D.
Professor of Clinical Studies
R.N., Mt. Carmel School of Nursing
B.S.N., Otterbein College
J.D., Capital University
1998- 

Janette E. McDonald, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
B.A., Otterbein College
M.A., The Ohio State University
M.A., Ph.D., The Fielding Institute
1999- 

Michael McEwan, B.F.A.
Artist in Residence
B.F.A., The Corcoran School of Art
2001-part time
2004- 

James McGaha, J.D., Ph.D. , retired
Professor of Criminology/Sociology
B.A., California State University Los Angeles
J.D., LL.B., Atlanta Law School
LL.M., LL.D., Van Norman University
MPA, Iowa State University
Ph.D., Iowa State University
1999- 

Christopher McNeil, J.D.
Law
1995-2011 

Steven D. Mellum, M.B.A., CPA
Associate Professor of Accounting and Department Chair
School of Management and Leadership
B.A., Capital University
M.B.A., The Ohio State University
1991- 

Kelly Messinger, M.A.
Assistant Professor and Department Chair of English
B.A., M.A.J., Marshall University
1992-95, part time
1995- 

Martha Michael, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.F.A., Capital University
M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University
2009- 

Linda J. Mittermaier, Ph.D.
Department Chair, Professor of Accounting
B.A., Capital University
M.B.A., University of Dayton
Ph.D., Indiana University
1994- 

S.M. Saleem, Ph.D., ACSW
Professor of Social Work
B.A., M.A., Pakistan
B.A., Confederation College
M.S.W., University of Washington
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
1993- 

Keirsten Moore, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean, School of Management and Leadership
Associate Professor of Management
B.S., Miami University
M.L.H.R., Ph.D., The Ohio State University
1993-94, part time
1994- 

Monica Mueller, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Salisbury University
M.A., Boston College
Ph.D., Binghamton University
2009- 

Tracey N.A. Murray, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.A., Wittenberg University
Ph.D., The Ohio State University
2003- 

Susan Nash, Ph.D.
Professor of English
B.A., Smith College
M.A., University of California at Berkeley
Ph.D., Rutgers University
1981- 

Jacqueline Orland0 J.D.
Professor of Legal Research and Writing,
Associate Director Library Public Services
B.A., Youngstown State University
M.L.S., University of Pittsburgh
J.D., The Ohio State University
2000- 

Carolyn Cutler Osborne, Ph.D.

Instructor of Education
B.M. Ed., University of Kentucky
M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University
2001-adjunct faculty
2003- 

*Alexander V. Pantsov, Ph.D.
Professor of History
M.A., M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University
Ph.D., Russian Academy of Sciences
1999- 

Sharon S. Parker, M.S., R.N., CNS
Professor of Nursing
B.S.N. Completion Program
B.S.N., M.S., The Ohio State University
1978- 

Robert Parton, B.M.
Associate Professor of Music
B.M.  University of Kentucky
M.M.  Northern Illinois
2011-

Eric A. Paton, B.M.
Assistant Professor of Music
B.M., Capital University
1991-2007, Adjunct Instructor
2008- 

Diane Patterson, M.S.N., R.N., O.C.N.
Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., University of Cincinnati
M.S.N., The Ohio State University
1994- 

Sharon R. Peck, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Management
B.A., M.B.A., University of Chicago
Ph.D., Northwestern University
1993- 

Ann Peden, DSN
Professor and Department Chair of Nursing
B.S.N., Texas Woman’s University
M.S.N., University of Kentucky
D.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham
2009- 

Benjy Pester, M.S., ATC
Instructor & Assistant Athletic Trainer,
Health & Sport Sciences
B.A., Capital University
M.S., The Ohio State University
2005- 

Roxanna G. Postolache, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Economics
School of Management and Leadership
B.S., Alexandru I. Cuza University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Kentucky
2001- 

Tanya J. Poteet, J.D., Ph.D.
University Counsel
2008-
Associate Professor Criminology/Sociology
B.A., J.D., M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University
1998- 

David M. Reed, Ph.D.
Professor of Math/Computer
Science/Physics
B.A., Wittenberg University
M.S., Ph.D., The Ohio State University
1997- 

Rocky J. Reuter, D.M.A.
Professor of Music
B.S., M.E., University of Wisconsin-Platteville
M.M.E., James Madison University
D.M.A., The Ohio State University
1986- 

Karl Romstedt, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology
B.A., M.A., University of Kansas
Ph.D., Ohio University
1993- 

Assistant Dean of Conservatory and Communication
Professor of Music
B.M., M.M., Northwestern University
1994- 

Renda Ross, Ph.D., LISW
Associate Professor and Department Chair of Social Work
B.A., Louisiana Tech University
M.S.W., Ph.D., The Ohio State University
1999- 

Saurav Roychoudhury, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Finance
B.S.C., University of Calcutta
M.S., Jawaharlal Nehru University
M.B.A., ICFAI Business School
Ph.D., West Virginia University
2006- 

Thomas K. Ryan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Music
B.M., Ohio Northern University
M.M., Ph.D., The Ohio State University
1996-1998, part time
1999-2002, Administrative Assistant to Dean and Instructor
2003- 

Sergey Rybas, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., M.A, Ph.D., Bowling Green State University
University
2008- 

Sabato Sagaria, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., Lycoming College
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
1984- 

*Tobie Sanders, Ph.D.
Professor of Education
B.S., M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University
1986- 

Maria Satre, M.S.N., R.N.
Instructor, Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., Capital University
2008- 

Stephanie Saunders, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Spanish
B.A., Lyon College
M.B.A., University of Kentucky
Ph.D., University of Kentucky
2009- 

Pamela K. Scheurer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., College of Saint Teresa
M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University
2005- 

Joy A. Schroeder, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Religion
Bergener Chair of Theology and Religion
B.A., Luther College
M. Div., Princeton Theological Seminary
M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
2000- 

David Schwantes, M.A.
Instructor of Marketing
B.A., Walla Walla College
M.A., University of Oregon
1985-part time
2003- 

Jeff Shaw, M.A.
Instructor, Art
B.A., Capital University
M.A., The Ohio State University
2005-2007-part time
2008- 

David Shields, M.S.N., R.N.
Assistant Instructor, Nursing
M.S.N., Capital University
2003-2007 part time
2008- 

Deborah Shields, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., The Ohio State University
M.S., Wright State University
Ph.D., Union Institute and University
2003-2007 part time
2008- 

*Patrick Shields, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Department Chair of Math, Computer
Science & Physics
B.S., University of Notre Dame
M.S., Purdue
M.S., Virginia Polytechnic and State University
Ph.D., The Ohio State University
1996- 

Olga Shonia, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., M.A., Ivanovo State University, Russia
Ph.D., Indiana University and Ivanovo State University, Russia
2010-

Susan Simms, J.D.
Professor of Legal Research and Writing
B.A., Wittenberg University
M.Ed., Ed.S., Kent State University
J.D., The Ohio State University
2003- 

Daniel Skinner, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Political Science
B.A., State University of New York
M.A., Ph.D., City University of New York
2010-

Leigh Slauson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Vanderbilt University
M.A.S., Ph.D., The Ohio State University
2009- 

Bradley Smith, J.D.
Josiah H. Blackmore II/Shirley Marie Nault
Designated Professor of Law
B.A., Kalamazoo College
J.D., Harvard Law School
1993- 

Stan D. Smith, B.M.
Associate Professor of Music
Diploma, Berklee School of Music
B.M., Capital University
1978- 

Jeff Snapp, J.D.
Professor of Legal Research and Writing
B.A., Ohio Northern University
J.D., Duke University
2005- 

Kenneth Spiert, J.D.
Professor of Legal Research and Writing
B.A., Bluffton College
M.T.S., Trinity Lutheran Seminary
J.D., The Ohio State University
1995- 

Jonathan D. Stadler, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Bowling Green State University
Ph.D., The Ohio State University
1999- 

Alan C. Stam, Ph.D.
Professor of Environmental Science
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
M.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ph.D., University of Tennessee
1998- 

Marie-Madeleine van Ruymbeke Stey, Ph.D.
Department Chair of World Languages
Language Laboratory Director
Professor of French and Spanish
Licence en Philologie Romane, Universite de Louvain
Ph.D. and Degree of Specialist in Medieval and Renaissance Studies, The Ohio State University
1999- 

Gloria Still, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English
B.A., Purdue University
M.F.A., Goddard College
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University
1993- 

Sharon Stout-Shaffer, Ph.D., R.N.
Professor of Nursing
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., The Ohio State University
2001- 

Mark Strasser, J.D.
Professor of Law
B.A., Harvard College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago
J.D., Stanford Law School
1993- 

*David A. Summers, Ph.D.
Professor of English
B.S., Western Baptist College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington
1997- 

David Swaddling, M.B.A., C.P.A.
Executive Professor
School of Management and Leadership
B.S., B.A., Northwestern University
M.B.A., Ohio University
2005- 

*Nancy Swails, Ph.D.
Professor and Department Chair of Biology
B.A., University of Washington
M.A., Washington State University
Ph.D., University of Washington
1995- 

James L. Swearingen, M.A.
Professor of Music and Education
B.M.M.E., Bowling Green State University
M.A.M.E., The Ohio State University
1986- 

Andrea Thomas, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Management
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University
2001- 

*Jerry Thomas, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., University of Montevallo
M.S., Ph.D., University of Alabama
1984- 

Robert A. Thorne, M.Ed.
Assistant Professor of Health & Sport Sciences
Athletic Trainer
B.S., Ohio University
M.Ed., University of Virginia
2003- 

Lance Tibbles, LL.B.
Professor of Law
B.S., LL.B., University of Oregon
1976- 

*Michael Torello, Ph.D.
Professor and Department Chair of Psychology
B.A., Southern Connecticut State University
M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University
1993- 

Daniel C. Turack, S.J.D.
Professor of Law
B.A., University of Toronto
LL.B., Osgoode Hall
LL.M., S.J.D., University of Michigan
1969- 

Yvonne Twiss, J.D.
Professor and Director, Bar Services
B.A., Miami University
J.D., Capital University Law School
2005- 

Muhammed Ali Ulku, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Management
B.S., Bilkent University, Turkey
M.S., Cukurova University, Turkey
Ph.D., University of Waterloo, Canada
2009- 

Angela Upchurch, J.D.
Associate Professor of Law
B.A., Loyola University of Chicago
J.D., Loyola University of Chicago
School of Law
2003- 

Stephanie Gray Wilson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.S., Denison University
M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
2009- 

Tianshu Wang, D.M.A.
Associate Professor of Music
B.M., Shanghai Conservatory of Music
M.M., D.M.A., University of Arizona
2001- Floyd D. Weatherspoon, J.D.
Professor of Law
B.S., North Carolina A & T State University
J.D., Howard University School of Law
1989- 

Keith M. Wilkinson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., Manchester University
(UK)
2005- 

Richard Wood, LL.M.
Professor of Law
B.A., University of Kentucky
J.D., The Ohio State University College of Law
LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center
1990- 

Erick Zanner, M.S.
Executive Professor of Economics
B.A., Capital University
M.S. Economics, Wright State University
2009- 

Anthony Zilincik, M.M.
Associate Professor of Music
B.M., Central Michigan
M.M., Bowling Green State University
1999-2005, part time
2005- 

Gail S. Lehto-Zugger, D.M.A.
Associate Professor of Music
B.A., University of Wisconsin
M.M., D.M.A., The Ohio State University
1999-2000, part time
2001- 

Thomas Zugger, D.M.A.
Associate Professor of Music
B.M.E., University of Michigan
M.M., Michigan State University
D.M.A., The Ohio State University
1998-1999, part time
2000- 

*Praestantia Award for distinguished teaching 


The Capstone Experience for Mathematics Majors

Saturday, August 4, 1:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m., Governor's Square 16, Plaza Building

Description

Capstone experiences vary from research, service, and artistic projects, to oral or written exams, to study abroad, internships, and more. Come and share your experiences and learn what others are doing with culminating experiences for Mathematics majors. We encourage the submission of scholarly work including but not limited to original research, innovative ideas, projects, curricular materials, assessment models, etc.

Oranizers:
Jacci White, Monika Kiss, and Kevin Murphy, Saint Leo University

Schedule

Contracts and Assessment of Senior Projects

1:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Jacci White, Saint Leo University

The Capstone Experience: An Individualized Approach

1:50 p.m. - 2:05 p.m.
Leslie Jones, University of Tampa

Ten years of Math Capstone &ldquofor all&rdquo at the Air Force Academy

2:10 p.m. - 2:25 p.m.
Ian Pierce, US Air Force Academy
Beth Schaubroeck, US Air Force Academy

Is 2+1 Better than 3? Examining Morehead State's Two-Semester Senior Capstone

2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Doug Chatham, Morehead State University

The Long and Winding Research Project

2:50 p.m. - 3:05 p.m.
Michael Brilleslyper, U. S. Air Force Academy
Ethan Berkove, Lafayette College

Investigate, Review, and Present: A Capstone Experience

3:10 p.m. - 3:25 p.m.
Karen B. Stanish, Keene State College

Writing Someone Else's Senior Exam

3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Kevin Murphy, Saint Leo University


Our Staff

Brooks Jackson is a journalist who has covered Washington and national politics since 1970, reporting in turn for the Associated Press, the Wall Street Journal and CNN. He joined the Annenberg Public Policy Center in 2003 and launched FactCheck.org in December of that year.

At CNN, he pioneered the “adwatch” and “factcheck” form of stories debunking false and misleading political statements, starting with the presidential election of 1992. His investigative reporting for the AP and the Journal won several national awards. He is the author of three books: “Honest Graft: Big Money and the American Political Process” (Knopf, 1988) “Broken Promise: Why the Federal Election Commission Failed” (Twentieth Century Fund, 1990) and “unSpun: Finding Facts in a World of Disinformation” with Kathleen Hall Jamieson (Random House, 2007).

Eugene Kiely
Director, FactCheck.org

Eugene Kiely is a journalist who has covered government and politics since 1990. Prior to joining FactCheck.org, Kiely was a Washington assignment editor at USA TODAY, leading a team of reporters who focused on Congress, politics and government accountability. Previously, he worked at the Philadelphia Inquirer, starting as a statehouse reporter in Trenton, N.J., and rising to become the Pennsylvania state editor. At the Inquirer, Kiely coordinated coverage of the Amish schoolhouse shooting, honored with a 2007 Sigma Delta Chi award for breaking news. He also worked at The Record in Hackensack, N.J., where he served as the statehouse bureau chief in Trenton. He was the editor of “Open for Business,” a series on then-Gov. Christie Whitman’s environmental policies that won the 1996 John Oakes award. Kiely studied at Livingston College at Rutgers University, majoring in journalism and English.

Kathleen Hall Jamieson
Director, Annenberg Public Policy Center

Dr. Kathleen Jamieson, Elizabeth Ware Packard Professor at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, has written extensively on the press, politics and presidential campaigns. Her research into deceptive political TV ads produced techniques that are now in common use in TV “adwatch” stories. Among the many books she has authored are: “Dirty Politics: Deception, Distraction, and Democracy” (Oxford University Press, 1992) and “Everything You Think You Know About Politics…and Why You’re Wrong” (Basic Books, 2000).

Lori Robertson
Managing Editor, FactCheck.org

Lori Robertson is a journalist who covered the media for nine years as an editor and writer for American Journalism Review, a bimonthly media watchdog magazine, before joining FactCheck.org in 2007. At AJR, she won the Bart Richards Award for Media Criticism and an honorable mention in the National Press Club’s Arthur Rowse Award. Previously, she was the administrative director of the Casey Journalism Center on Children and Families, a resource center for journalists covering at-risk kids. She has written for various publications as a freelancer. Robertson earned a B.A. in advertising from Duquesne University and a master in law from the University of Pennsylvania.

Robert Farley
Deputy Managing Editor, FactCheck.org

A journalist for more than 23 years, Robert Farley was most recently a reporter at the St. Petersburg Times for more than 13 years. In early 2008, Farley joined PolitiFact.com, a political fact-checking website created by the St. Petersburg Times, and he was part of the team that won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting. Previously, he worked a stint on the St. Petersburg Times’ investigative team and won a 2008 Casey Medal for stories about the dramatic rise in antipsychotic drugs prescribed to children. In 2006, Farley won a first place award for general feature writing from the American Association of Sunday and Feature Editors for a story about a former girlfriend of rock icon Jim Morrison. Farley has also worked as a reporter at several newspapers in Pennsylvania, including the Harrisburg Patriot-News, the Intelligencer in Doylestown and the Ambler Gazette.

Alan Jaffe
Assignment Editor/Project Manager, FactCheck.org

Alan Jaffe is a former assignment editor at the Philadelphia Inquirer and former features editor at the South Jersey Courier-Post. He contributed stories on the built environment to WHYY NewsWorks and PlanPhilly.com and stories on the natural environment for BillyPenn.com. On weekends, he carries binoculars, and has written about urban avian life for BirdWatching magazine and the American Birding Association’s magazine. He has joined FactCheck.org as assignment editor/project manager of its collaboration with Facebook to debunk viral deceptions on the social media platform.

Jessica McDonald
Science Editor, FactCheck.org

Jessica McDonald is a science journalist who joined FactCheck.org in 2018. She trained as a scientist, receiving her Ph.D. in immunology from Yale University in 2013. Since leaving academia, she has interned with Science Friday and worked as a health reporter at WHYY, Philadelphia’s NPR station. Her work has appeared in Discover magazine, Science magazine and on the YouTube channel SciShow. She is a graduate of Haverford College.

D’Angelo Gore
Staff Writer, FactCheck.org

D’Angelo Gore earned his B.A. in journalism at Temple University and joined the Annenberg Public Policy Center in October 2007. He previously interned with the Philadelphia Daily News and served as a contributing writer for the Washington Informer covering local news in Washington, D.C.

Saranac Hale Spencer
Staff Writer, FactCheck.org

Saranac Hale Spencer worked as a reporter for 10 years before joining FactCheck.org in 2017. She has covered the federal courts, local government and crime for newspapers from New York to Delaware, and she studied philosophy as a student at Cornell University.

Angelo Fichera
Staff Writer, FactCheck.org

Before joining FactCheck.org in 2018, Angelo Fichera worked in several roles in journalism and communications, including as a general assignment reporter at the Philadelphia Inquirer. He received his B.A. in journalism from Temple University in 2013.

Catalina Jaramillo
Staff Writer, FactCheck.org

Catalina Jaramillo is a graduate of the Columbia Journalism School and former Fulbright fellow who has reported, written and produced stories for radio and news websites in the United States and Latin America. Prior to joining FactCheck.org, Catalina had worked as a reporter for WHYY, a Philadelphia NPR member station, and El Diario/La Prensa in New York City. She also taught Spanish-language journalism at the City University of New York’s Graduate School of Journalism. Her work has appeared in several radio and print publications in Chile, Mexico and the U.S., including NPR, PRI’s The World, Persona, Vice, Al Día News, El Universal, La Tercera, Qué Pasa and Cooperativa. She did her undergraduate studies at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

Brea Jones
NABJ/Facebook fact-checking fellow

Brea Jones is a journalist who works to stop the spread of misinformation as the first National Association of Black Journalists/Facebook fact-checking fellow for FactCheck.org. She is a 2020 graduate of Florida International University, with a degree in journalism and a minor in psychology. Since 2015, she has written articles and produced multimedia for several Florida-based publications covering politics, health and entertainment.

(See our current group of undergraduate fellows from the University of Pennsylvania here.)

Nonpartisanship Policy for Staff

All who work for FactCheck.org agree to avoid all partisan activity (except voting). This includes but is not limited to:

  • No working for campaigns, partisan organizations or political groups. Examples include campaigns for political candidates at the national, state or local level, political parties, campus political clubs or supposedly nonpartisan groups that advocate for political causes or candidates.
  • No bumper strips or yard signs.
  • No campaign contributions.
  • No public expressions. Our staff is instructed to avoid appearing at political rallies (except as a journalist covering them), and avoid posting political opinions on social media.

Work Emails. Anything sent from a FactCheck.org email address should adhere to the same standards of unbiased, nonpartisan reporting as the writings we post on our website.

Voting. Those who work for FactCheck.org are free to vote as they please.

Outside Employment: FactCheck.org staffers must clear all outside employment and freelance writing with a supervisor, in advance. In general, such employment will be approved provided that it does not compromise our reputation for unbiased nonpartisanship. Freelance reporting and writing on non-political subjects is generally allowed, with certain conditions. However, the publication cannot be an organ of government or a lobbying or political organization, or have a notable political bias.

All FactCheck.org staffers, freelancers and undergraduate student fellows are required to review and sign our nonpartisanship policy, and violations are subject to appropriate disciplinary action.

Past Contributors

Rem Reider
Senior Writer/Editor at Large, FactCheck.org (February 2020-November 2020)

Rem Rieder, senior writer/editor at large of FactCheck.org, is a former editor at large and media columnist at USA Today. Before joining USA Today, Rieder spent more than 20 years as editor and senior vice president of American Journalism Review, a national magazine based at the University of Maryland. Rieder has held senior editing positions at a number of major newspapers, including the Washington Post, Miami Herald, and Milwaukee Journal. He also has served as executive editor of States News Service in Washington D.C. managing editor of the Trenton Times, in New Jersey reporter, Washington correspondent and deputy metro editor at the Philadelphia Bulletin and reporter at the Philadelphia Inquirer. Rieder has taught media ethics and multimedia journalism at Widener University and journalism courses at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland. A Philadelphia native, he is a graduate of Harvard University and lives in Center City Philadelphia.

Vanessa Schipani
Science Writer, FactCheck.org (January 2016-June 2018)

Vanessa Schipani is a science journalist and philosopher of science. As an undergraduate at the University of Florida, she double-majored in zoology and philosophy, while taking creative writing classes on the side. During college, she worked as a research assistant in various fields within biology. Since graduating in 2008, she’s written and photographed for publications such as The American Scholar, The Scientist, EARTH, EuroScientist and BioScience. In 2017, she finished an M.S. in the History and Philosophy of Science from Utrecht University in the Netherlands.

Aous Abbas
Website Developer, Annenberg Public Policy Center (August 2006-September 2017)

Aous Abbas earned his bachelor’s degree in information science and technology from Temple University and joined the Annenberg Public Policy Center in August 2006. He previously worked in the Computer Services Office at Temple’s Fox School of Business as a senior consultant.

Dave Levitan
Science Writer, FactCheck.org (January 2015-November 2015)

Dave Levitan is a journalist who has covered all areas of science for 10 years. As a freelancer, he has written for Scientific American, Grist, Slate, the Philadelphia Inquirer, Discover, Yale Environment 360, and other publications, and his stories have appeared in the Guardian, Mother Jones, and elsewhere. He earned his M.A. in journalism from New York University, with a focus on science, health, and the environment.

Jen McCleary
Graphics Designer, Annenberg Public Policy Center (June 2006-June 2013)

Jen McCleary joined the Annenberg Public Policy Center in June 2006 after six years in academic publishing as a production supervisor and in-house journal cover designer. She earned a B.F.A. in painting and printmaking from Tyler School of Art of Temple University (1999), a certificate in print design from the University of the Arts (2005) and an M.L.A. from the University of Pennsylvania (2008).

Ben Finley
Staff Writer, FactCheck.org (January 2012 – January 2013)

Ben Finley has been a journalist since 2003. He spent more than eight years at the Bucks County Courier Times in Levittown, Pa., where he won more than a dozen journalism awards from organizations including the Education Writers Association, the Pennsylvania Associated Press Managing Editors and the Pennsylvania Bar Association. Finley interned at Knight Ridder newspapers’ Washington bureau and attended the Washington Center for Politics and Journalism. He graduated with honors from The Ohio State University with a degree in journalism.

Viveca Novak
Deputy Director, FactCheck.org (June 2006 – January 2011)

Viveca Novak is a journalist who covered politics and government in Washington for more than 20 years, reporting in turn for Common Cause Magazine, National Journal, the Wall Street Journal and Time magazine. At Time she was a co-winner of Harvard University’s Goldsmith Prize as well as the Clarion Award for investigative reporting into the campaign finance scandals of President Clinton’s 1996 reelection campaign. She is co-author of “Inside the Wire” about the Guantanamo Bay detention center (Penguin Press, 2005). She holds an M.S. in journalism from Columbia University and an M.S.L. from Yale Law School. She left FactCheck.org at the end of January 2011.

Jess Henig
Staff Writer, FactCheck.org (May 2007 – January 2011)

Jessica Henig earned her B.A. in history of science from Smith College and her M.A. in English from the University of Maryland. While at Maryland, she taught digital literature and rhetorical writing. Prior to joining the Annenberg Public Policy Center in May 2007, she worked for the National Academies Press. She has also worked for the National Institutes of Health and as a freelance researcher and editor. She left FactCheck.org in January, 2011 to become a news writer for Grist.org.

Justin Bank
Staff Writer, FactCheck.org (October 2005 – April 2010)

Justin Bank earned both his B.A in political science and public communication and his M.A in applied politics at American University. He joined the Annenberg Public Policy Center in October 2005 with various experiences across the public affairs spectrum. He has worked in the newsroom at the New York Post, assisted the director of communications for the AFL-CIO-affiliated seniors advocacy group the Alliance for Retired Americans, and worked for a boutique public relations firm specializing in health care policy. Justin left FactCheck in April 2010 to work for the Washington Post.

Joe Miller
Staff Writer, FactCheck.org (April 2007 – December 2009)

Joe Miller earned his B.A. in philosophy from Hampden-Sydney College, his M.A. in philosophy from Virginia Tech and his Ph.D. in political philosophy from the University of Virginia. He joined the Annenberg Public Policy Center in April 2007 after working as a writer with the Mack/Crounse Group. Previously he was an assistant professor of philosophy at the United States Military Academy and at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, and a visiting fellow at the Callaghan Centre for Conflict Studies at the University of Wales at Swansea.

Emi Kolawole
Staff Writer, FactCheck.org (November 2005 – January 2009)

Emi Kolawole earned her B.A. in international relations and theater studies from Wellesley College and studied abroad at both the Panthéon-Sorbonne and the National Theater Institute. She joined the Annenberg Public Policy Center in November 2005, after working as a news researcher at Congressional Quarterly on issues of defense, foreign policy, intelligence and homeland security. Previously, she was a production assistant at PBS’ “NOW With Bill Moyers,” and worked in the Washington area office of a defense contractor. Emi left FactCheck in January 2009 and later worked as an associate producer for “Washington Week with Gwen Ifill.”

James Ficaro
Researcher, FactCheck.org (September 2005 – December 2006)

James Ficaro earned his B.B.A. in finance at the University of Texas in 2003. After finishing his undergraduate work, James moved to D.C. and received his masters in public policy from the George Mason University School of Public Policy in 2005. He joined the Annenberg Public Policy Center in September 2005 with previous experience on Capitol Hill and as a professor in the communication department of George Mason University. James left FactCheck at the end of December 2006 to pursue a law degree.

Matthew Barge
Researcher, FactCheck.org (March – November 2005)

Matthew Barge earned his B.A. in government at Georgetown University. He joined the Annenberg Public Policy Center in March 2005 with previous experience at the National Republican Senatorial Committee and as a volunteer for the Democratic presidential campaign of Gen. Wesley Clark. He has worked on several congressional campaigns and at a public opinion research firm in Washington, D.C. Matthew left FactCheck in November 2005 and later joined the staff of a national youth nonprofit organization in Los Angeles.

Jennifer Ernst
Staff Writer, FactCheck.org (June 2004 – October 2005)

Jennifer Ernst earned her B.A. in political science at American University in Washington, D.C. She joined the Annenberg Public Policy Center in June 2004 with previous experience in the office of U.S. Sen. Chuck Hagel, as well as the nonprofit sector. After working in the communications department of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, she spent time in Brussels, Belgium, working as a policy researcher for NGO Voice, a network of humanitarian aid organizations. Jennifer left FactCheck to accept a job as a nonpartisan legislative analyst with the Colorado state legislature in October 2005.

Undergraduate Fellows and Interns

Katie Busch (May 2020-May 2021)
Moral & Political Philosophy and Cognitive Science
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2023

Caitlin Quinn (May 2020-May 2021)
English
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2021

Bala Thenappan (May 2020-May 2021)
Political Science
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2022

Katherine Hartzell (May 2019-July 2020)
English
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2022

Mitchell Aronoff (May 2019-May 2020)
Political Science and Consumer Psychology
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2020

Isabella Fertel (May 2019-May 2020)
Political Science
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2020

Chelsey Zhu (May 2019-May 2020)
English
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2022

Corey Berman (May 2018-May 2019)
Political Communication
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2020

Catherine Monk (May 2018-May 2019)
Political Science
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2019

Beatrize Stephen-Pons (May 2018-May 2019)
Economics and English
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2020

Alexandra Tolhurst (May 2018-May 2019)
Criminology, Modern Middle Eastern Studies, and Political Science
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2019

Chloe Wilson (May 2018-May 2019)
Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2019

Rosie Nagele (May 2017-May 2018)
Biology and Creative Writing
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2019

Thomas Nowlan (May 2017-May 2018)
Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2018

Mark Shtrakhman (May 2017-May 2018)
Mathematics
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2020

Zoe Stern (May 2017-May 2018)
History
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2018

Sydney Schaedel (June 2016-September 2017)
Communications and English
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2017

Zachary Gross (June 2016-May 2017)
Economics and International Relations
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2018

Ilana Nathans (June 2016-May 2017)
Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2018

Caroline Wallace (June 2016-May 2017)
International Relations and Modern Middle Eastern Studies
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2017

Jenna Wang (June 2016-May 2017)
Philosophy, Politics and Economics
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2019

Rebecca Heilweil (June 2015-May 2016)
History and Journalism
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2018

Raymond McCormack (June 2015-May 2016)
Political Science
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2017

Joe Nahra (June 2015-May 2016)
Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2017

Chloé Nurik (June 2015-May 2016)
Gender History
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2017

Eden Everwine (June 2014 – May 2015)
Communications and Political Science
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2016

Carolyn Fante (June 2014- May 2015)
Diplomatic History
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2015

Alexander Nacht (June 2014 – May 2015)
International Relations
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2016

Lauren Shapiro (June 2014 – December 2014)
Political Science and English
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2016

Zachary Piaker (June 2013 – November 2014)
Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2015

Justin Cohen (June 2013 – May 2014)
Political Science
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2015

Rachel Finkel (June 2013 – May 2014)
History and Political Science
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2014

Madeleine Stevens (June 2013 – May 2014)
Communication
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2015

Jesse DuBois (June 2012-May 2013)
Humanistic Philosophy (Political Science) and Classical Studies
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2013

Nathan Emmons (June 2012-May 2013)
Philosophy, Politics and Economics
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2013

Lucas Isakowitz (June 2012-May 2013)
American History
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2013

Rina Moss (June 2012-May 2013)
Philosophy, Politics and Economics
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2014

Michael Morse
Undergraduate Fellow (May 2010-November 2012)
Political Science
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2013

Scott Blackburn
Undergraduate Fellow (June 2011-May 2012)
Political Science
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2012

Dave Bloom
Undergraduate Fellow (June 2011-May 2012)
Political Science
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2012

Lalita Clozel
Undergraduate Fellow (June 2011-May 2012)
Economics and Philosophy
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2013

Wendy Zhao
Undergraduate Fellow, (June 2011-May 2012)
Business
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2014

Kelsey Ferguson
Undergraduate Fellow (May 2010-December 2010)
Communication and Public Service
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2012

Joshua Goldman
Undergraduate Fellow (May 2010-December 2010)
History and Communication and Public Service
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2012

Lauren Hitt
Undergraduate Fellow (September 2010-May 2011)
Communication and Public Service
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2013

Annie Norbitz
Undergraduate Fellow (September 2010-December 2010)
Communication and Public Service
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2012

Lara Seligman
Undergraduate Fellow (June 2010-May 2011)
English
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2011

Melissa Siegel
Undergraduate Fellow (May 2010-May 2011)
Communication and Public Service
University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2011

Andrew Karter
Intern, FactCheck.org (Summer, 2009)

Rachel Weisel
Research Intern (Summer, 2008)

Stephen Simas
Research Intern (Spring/Summer, 2007)

Kevin Collins
Research Intern (Summer, 2005)

Jordan Grossman
Research Intern (Summer, 2005)

Nathan Hake
Research Intern (Summer, 2005)

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Graduate Awards

Outstanding Graduate Student Award in Mathematics and Statistics

For outstanding academic performance in Mathematics and Statistics

Outstanding Student in Mathematics Education Award

Awarded to a graduate student demonstrating impressive academic performance in Mathematics

Friedrich W. & Eva Marie Koknat Graduate Award in Chemistry

Awarded annually to two students who are pursuing a graduate degree in Chemistry

Dr. Eugene D. Scudder Graduate Student Teaching Award

Awarded for excellence in teaching undergraduate laboratories

Dr. James A. Reeder Graduate Scholarship Award A

warded to graduate students working toward an advanced degree in Chemistry

Anthony, Elizabeth, and Dr. Janet DelBene Award in Chemistry-Masters

Awarded to an outstanding Chemistry major who has been accepted into the YSU Graduate Program in Chemistry

Graduate QUEST Award Winner

Best of QUEST– Graduate Project Project Entitled: Analyzing Developer Sentiment in Commit Logs


All-Campus Awards

  • Mitchel D. Achien'g
  • Brandon J. Fuller
  • Cherish J. Joe
  • Rebeca Masis Cubero
  • Saira Navarrete
  • Mercedes R. Rede
  • Bianca K. Reyes
  • Monica A. Teuthorn
  • Emily K. Wolfe
  • Rodrigo Zavala-Cintora
  • Hannah H Baird
  • Julian F. Lugo
  • Brandon J. Fuller
  • Efrain Garduno-Salazar
  • Halla Maas
  • Lesly Sanchez
  • Cindy K. Nguyen
  • Denisse Lopez
  • Julian F. Lugo
  • David T. Wang
  • Lisa M. Abraham
  • Cherish J. Joe
  • Rebeca Masis Cubero
  • Heaven L. Silas
  • Fadi Nshimiyimana
  • Rodrigo Zavala-Cintora
  • Savannah A. Myers Moore
  • Nancy Sierra
  • Brittany S. Henkin
  • Alondra Y. Villanueva

Doctoral Degree Recipients

Congratulations to all students receiving their Doctoral degrees.

  • Shelby Jo Berry
    • Communication Sciences and Disorders
    • Biological Sciences
    • Communication Sciences and Disorders
    • School Psychology
    • English
    • English
    • School Psychology
    • Math Education
    • English
    • English
    • English

    MAY 2021

    Jennifer M. Antoni
    Educational Leadership. School Leader Role Identity Formation: Narrative Perspectives on Their Motivated Actions Regarding Chronic Absenteeism.

    Zachary Duberstein
    Educational Leadership. The Role of Vision in School Leadership.

    Anthony Fragassi
    Higher Education. Limitations in Diversifying Healthcare Providers: Seeking Predictors for Physical Therapist Assistant Success.

    Frederick A. Froehlich II
    Educational Leadership. Factors Influencing Pennsylvania Public School Special Education Teachers Desire to Leave Teaching.

    Jennifer L.H. Hewitt
    Higher Education. Effect of an
    On-Time Degree Completion Program on Graduation Outcomes.

    Damon V. Johnson Jr.
    Educational Leadership. Effective Collaboration Among VR and Local School Districts.

    Jennifer Ravelli
    Higher Education. An Analysis of Medical Student Attitudes Toward the Inclusion of Health Systems Science in Medical Education.

    Pearline Sturdivant
    Educational Leadership. The Ethical Decision-Making Practices of K-12 Administrators in an Urban Setting.

    Jessica Briannna Thomas
    Educational Leadership. Culturally Relevant Teaching Remix: A Study of Middle School Teachers’ Development of Youth Cultural Competence Through Technology Integration and Application.

    Tyree E. Williams
    Educational Leadership.
    An Examination of Undergraduate Philanthropic Motivation and Engagement: The Discovery of the Eight Faces of Undergraduate Student Philanthropists.

    Andrea Maureen Wilson
    Educational Leadership. Teacher Trainees Perception of the Evaluation Process for Courses and Lectures at a Tertiary Level Educational Instiution in Jamaica.

    DECEMBER 2020

    Arielle Diggs
    Higher Education. Examining the College Choice of Black Students Enrolled at a Rural College.

    Johanna Inman
    Higher Education. Promoting a Culture of Teaching Within a Public Research University: a Case Study.

    Christopher C. Jennings
    Educational Leadership. The Development of Cultural Competence in White Teachers and How It Impacts Connections With Students Who Are Culturally Diverse.

    Mark Philip Kaloko
    Higher Education. Examining the Effect of First-Generation Status on Use of Career Services.

    Allison Keene
    Higher Education. Advising the Advisor: Measuring Advisor Confidence in Working with First Generation College Students and the Role of Professional Development Opportunities.

    Shondrika Merritt
    Higher Education. African American Female College Students’ Perceptions of Sexual Violence.

    Susan P. Niescier
    Educational Leadership. Peer Assistance and Review: An Analysis of the School District of Philadelphia’s PAR Program.

    Andrew J. Sanko
    Educational Leadership. Understanding the Role of Principal Autonomy in School Success.

    AUGUST 2020

    Andrew T. Allmond
    Higher Education. Presenting in the Present: Public Speaking in Online Courses.

    Brandon Brown
    Educational Leadership. Closing the Opportunity Gap in Affluent Suburban Schools: What Seems to be Missing in the Land of Opportunity?

    Barry R. Griffiths
    Educational Leadership. Student Engagement in an Online Graduate Business Program and Academic Achievement.

    Khadijah Ojo
    Educational Leadership. Preparing Minority Students for Careers in Health: A Case Study Investigation of a Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP).

    Monica Ouly-Uhl
    Educational Leadership. What Conditions Do Middle School Administrators Believe Must Be in Place to Create and Sustain a Successful Bullying Prevention Program in a Middle School?

    Diana Sainvil
    Educational Leadership. #BlackGirlsMatter: African American Girls’ Experiences with School Discipline Practices and Their Academic Identity in Middle School.

    JUNE 2020

    Lori M. Bailey
    Educational Administration. Comparing Students’ Learning Outcomes and Satisfaction in Online, Hybrid and Face-to-Face Education Courses.

    Andrea Caporale Seiss
    Educational Administration. A Duty to Care: A Quantitative Investigation of Behavioral Intervention Teams and College Student Engagement.

    MAY 2021

    Lee A. Hardin
    Education. Mobile Polling and Self-Regulation: How Students May Be Tempted with Distractions.

    Xiao Juan Ke
    Education. English Language Learners Learn from Worked Example Comparison in Algebra.

    Hugh Kesson
    Education. Examining the Influence of Teaching Reading of Digital Texts on Student Reading and Writing of Arguments.

    Adrienne J. Reitano
    Education. Relational Trust and Parental Role Construction in Urban Schools.

    Linlin Wang
    Education. An Exploration of the Effect of Visuals on Students’ L2 Listening
    Test-Taking Behavior.

    Pete Christopher Watkins
    Education. How Did Remote Teaching During the Covid-19 Crisis Affect Faculty’s Attitudes and Beliefs About Online Teaching?

    DECEMBER 2020

    Monica Lynn Clark
    Education. “You Can’t Just Work in Room 15 Anymore”: Framing
    Teacher Activism.

    Brian Jeans
    Education. The Association of Emotion Regulation with Student Teacher Relationship Quality in the Context of Poverty.

    Timothy G. Klavon
    Education. Impact of Students’ Scaffolded Small-Group Discussions on Their Written Scientific Explanations.

    Lorraine Sova
    Education. Academic Discourse in Kindergarten: Linguistic Features and Repertoires at Play in Acquiring Language Proficiency and Constructing Meaning in Formal Literacy Contexts.

    Suzanne J. Speirs
    Education. The Influence of an
    After-School Program on Computer Science Course and Career Selection.

    Ronnie M. Tarchichi
    Education. Writing to Learn Strategies on Student Learning in Biology: An Experiment with Students with Specific Learning Disabilities.

    AUGUST 2020

    Kaitlyn J. Cariss
    School Psychology. Parent Satisfaction with School Services for Their Internationally Adopted Child.

    Dana Marie Christensen
    Education. Learning Biological Evolution Through Computational Thinking.

    Marc James Freeman
    Education. A Qualitative Study Using Community Cultural Wealth to Understand Neighborhood-Level Experiences of Black Male High
    School Students.

    Tamla T. Lee
    Education. Comparing the Effectiveness of Student-Authored Multimedia Instruction to Teacher-Led and Dual Enrollment at Increasing SAT Scores for Urban High School Students Across RTI Tiers.

    Linda Ruan
    School Psychology. Measurement Equivalence of Social Anxiety Scales: Taijin Kyofusho May Not Be An East Asian Culture-Related Syndrome.

    Shannon V. Ryan
    School Psychology. An Examination of the Validity of Teacher Ratings of Student Internalizing Symptoms: The Role of Teacher Stress.

    Vincent J. Thoder
    School Psychology. Developing a Screening Tool to Assess Concussion in a Preschool Population: Phase 1–Item Generation.

    JUNE 2020

    James R. Boney Jr.
    Educational Psychology. The Panther University International Accelerator Program (IAP): A Program Evaluation.

    Candy M. Crawford
    Educational Psychology. The Feasability of Implementing Froh’s Gratitude Curriculum With Adolescents in an Emotional Support Classrom.

    Matthew B. Kunkle
    Educational Psychology. Exploring SET Instructor, Course, and Student Biases in a Large, Urban, Public R1 Business School.

    Bikem Ayse Polat
    Urban Education. The Effects of Residential Mobility and School Exclusion History on Educational Attainment.


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    The Adolescent to Young Adult/Secondary Program at Ashland University will prepare you for a deep knowledge of your chosen content area. You'll learn the skills to plan lessons, manage a class, and work as a highly trained professional in the.

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    Intervention specialists are perhaps the most versatile teachers in the field. An intervention specialist license in Ohio, obtained through Ashland University's Intervention Specialist program, qualifies.

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    Ashland University's Building Principal licensure program builds on course work completed through typical M.Ed. Educational Administration programs. As such, a number of prerequisites are required for this program. Two years of satisfactory teaching experience at the level of licensure sought is required. The grade bands available for the principal license.

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    The Executive Ed.D. in Leadership Studies program is an accelerated, interdisciplinary doctoral degree program that allows you to complete your doctorate within two years.

    The Gifted Intervention Specialist Endorsement prepares teachers, coordinators, and administrators to teach gifted and talented students, and supervise and improve programs for gifted and talented students in Ohio K-12 schools.

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    The Ashland University Reading Endorsement qualifies you to teach students under the provisions of the Ohio Third Year Guarantee. It consists of 15 semester hours of graduate course work. You must have completed 12 hours of literacy coursework (undergraduate or graduate), including an approved phonics course, prior to beginning your.

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    A program for currently licensed teachers seeking to teach in grades K-12 with mild/moderate educational needs in a variety of settings. Course work may be applied to licensure in this area.

    Intervention Specialist: Mild to Moderate Needs checklist (PDF)

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    Teaching and Learning for the 21st Century (TL-21) is a flexible graduate degree program designed to prepare you for the classroom of today.

    The Masters Degree in Educational Leadership (EDLS) + Administrative Licensure program trains you for the demands of 21st century education. Educational leadership courses feature the most up-to-date content and instruction from prominent leaders in the field of educational administration.

    What to Expect in the M.Ed. in Educational Leadership Program

    More than 39,000 English language learners or students with limited English proficiency were enrolled in Ohio’s elementary and secondary schools in 2010-2011. These students represent more than 110 different native or home languages. How well prepared are you to meet the learning needs of this growing population of students?

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    Ashland University’s interdisciplinary Traditional Doctorate in Leadership Studies program is designed to enhance your leadership capacity.

    Online-Adult

    The Computer/Technology Endorsement prepares teachers to serve as building or campus-level technology facilitators. Completing this 18-hour program will equip you with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to teach technology applications demonstrating effective use of technology to support student learning of content and provide professional development, mentoring, and basic technical assistance.

    The Gifted Intervention Specialist Endorsement prepares teachers, coordinators, and administrators to teach gifted and talented students, and supervise and improve programs for gifted and talented students in Ohio K-12 schools.

    Is this program for you? You want to develop, teach and supervise curricula and services for students identified as Talented.

    We rated 123rd on US News Top Online M.Ed. programs in the USA in 2016, based solely on our M.Ed. in Educational Technology. In this degree program you obtain the Computer/Technology state of Ohio endorsement on your current teaching license after passing the OAE subtests for this.

    The Masters Degree in Educational Leadership (EDLS) + Administrative Licensure program trains you for the demands of 21st century education. Educational leadership courses feature the most up-to-date content and instruction from prominent leaders in the field of educational administration.

    What to Expect in the M.Ed. in Educational Leadership Program

    More than 39,000 English language learners or students with limited English proficiency were enrolled in Ohio’s elementary and secondary schools in 2010-2011. These students represent more than 110 different native or home languages. How well prepared are you to meet the learning needs of this growing population of students?

    Joined Ashland University in 2016 and teaches undergraduate and graduate education courses

    Research interests include John Dewey’s theory of inquiry and how it relates to curriculum theorizing, teacher education, and the nature and purpose of educational research

    Recent publications include Curriculum as Spaces: Aesthetics, Community, and the Politics of Place (2014, Peter Lang, co-authors David M. Callejo-Perez & William L. White), Experiencing Dewey: Insights for Today’s Classroom (2014, Routledge, co-editor, Rick Breault), The Red Light in the Ivory Tower: Contexts and Implications of Entrepreneurial Education (2012, Peter Lang, co-author David M. Callejo-Perez), and Professional Development Schools: Researching Lessons from the Field (2012, Rowman & Littlefield, Co-author Rick Breault)

    Published in The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, Teacher Education and Practice, Teaching and Teacher Education, International Journal of Leadership in Education, Planning and Change: An Educational Policy Journal, Journal of Thought, Educational Forum, and Educational Studies

    Much of past experience in higher education includes redesigning and developing graduate programs in leadership and working with doctoral students in educational leadership, curriculum studies, and higher education administration

    Education

    Joined Ashland University in 2007 and teaches undergraduate and graduate education courses

    Research interests include College students with disabilities, technology and disabilities, access to education and retention of college students, Universal Design, and diversity

    Authored or co-authored articles in the following journals: Journal of Developmental Education, Brock Education Journal, Journal of College Orientation and Transition, and Journal of Teaching and Learning

    Co-authored a book chapter, The digital divide in disability and education. In C. Vrasidas, M. Zembylas, & G. V. Glass (Eds.), ICT for Education, Development, and Social Justice. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing Inc

    Serves as member of the NAMI Richland County Board and a board member of the Country School Association of America (CSAA)

    Education

    • Bowling Green State University, Ph.D. Higher Education Administration
    • Bowling Green State University, M.Ed. Special Education
    • Specialist Degree Education and Human Development
    • University of Toronto, B.Sc. in Psychology

    Joined Ashland University in 2007 and teaches graduate education courses

    Research foci include Black female school superintendents the exploration of how the intersections of class, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual diversity and ability affect leaders tempered radicals servant leadership and black LGBT issues in educational leadership.

    Is a prolific writer and author, and she is an active member of the American Educational Research Association

    Education

    • Pennsylvania State University, Ph.D. in Educational Administration
    • University of South Carolina, M.Ed. in Educational Administration M.Ed. in Secondary Education
    • Winthrop College, B.A. in English
    • Methodist Theological School in Ohio, M. Div in Theology

    Joined Ashland University in 2008 and teaches graduate education courses

    With extensive experience as an elementary school teacher and principal, he brings a practical perspective that is informed by his theoretical and philosophical roots in child-centered, progressive education

    Areas of expertise include early and middle childhood education, Reggio-Emilia inspired teaching and integrated curriculum planning, as well as innovative approaches to teacher and student evaluation

    Education

    • Ohio State University, Ph.D. Literacy, Curriculum and Qualitative Research
    • Ohio State University, M.A. and B.S.

    Joined Ashland University in 2004 and teaches graduate education courses

    Areas of expertise include assessment, multicultural education, peace education, and social justice issues. Her primary areas of scholarship include post-secondary prison education and libraries as community centers

    Education

    • University of Cincinnati, Ed.D. Social and Psychological Foundations of Education
    • University of Cincinnati, M.Ed. Social and Psychological Foundations of Education
    • University of Cincinnati, B.A. in Psychology

    Joined Ashland University in 2003 and was recipient of an Academic Mentor Award in 2009

    Areas of expertise include disabilities, working with children with disabilities and including children with disabilities in the general education classroom

    Primary areas of scholarship include post-secondary prison education and libraries as community centers

    Education

    • Ashland University, Ed.D. in Leadership Studies
    • Bowling Green State University, M.S.
    • Miami University, B.S.

    • Joined Ashland University in 2019 and teachers undergraduate and graduate courses
    • Background in education includes teaching middle grades history and mathematics, working as an academic coach, Ohio Teacher Evaluator, Ohio Resident Educator Mentor, as well as a state compliance facilitator
    • Areas of expertise include teacher motivation, STEM/STEAM education, working with students in low socio-economic areas and restorative practices
    • Research focuses on both teacher motivation and STEM/STEAM education

    Joined Ashland University faculty in 2016 after serving eight years with the Ohio Department of Education as a member of the School Improvement Diagnostic Review team

    Previously served as a curriculum consultant and team leader with the Mid-Ohio Education Service Center, in the central office and as an elementary principal in the Dalton Local School District, as the Curriculum Coordinator for the Ohio Tech Prep initiative and 22 years as a middle and high school mathematics teacher

    Has extensive experience in staff development design and implementation – having been a trainer for the Ohio Mathematics Academy Program, the Lenses on Learning program sponsored by the Ohio Principal's Leadership Academy, and the national Mathematics Achievement through Problem Solving initiative

    Was instrumental in the organizational and curriculum design of College-NOW, one of the state models for dual enrollment-dual credit programs

    Education

    • Ohio University, Ph.D.
    • Ashland University, M.Ed. in Special Education
    • Marshall University, Master of Science
    • College of Wooster, Bachelor of Arts

    Joined Ashland University faculty in 2007

    Areas of expertise include transition and self-determination for students with disabilities

    Education

    • Kent State University, Ph.D. and M.Ed. in Special Education
    • University of Colorado, B.A. in History

    Joined Ashland University faculty in 2007 in the Masters of Education in Educational Technology Program in which he re-establish the program and state-level Computer Tech endorsement, achieving national recognition through NCATE fo both programs

    Research focuses on historical representations and artifacts of technology, disability and inclusion in the 19th and 20th centuries, instructional design in teletandem models of language acquisition between English and Portuguese speaking learners, pedagogy and didactics, both modern and historical

    During his tenure at Ashland University was jointly awarded the US Dept. of Education, International and Foreign Language Education ( IFLE ), Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program and the Dean’s Compact on Exceptional Children Incentive Grant, funded by the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) Office for Exceptional Children, as well as, the US Dept. of Education, Fund for the Improvement of Post-Secondary Education ( FIPSE ) Brazil – USA Consortium Grant

    He has been licensed to practice mental health counseling nationally in Canada and as a Registered Clinical Counselor in the province of British Columbia. He is a licensed School Counselor in Ohio. He has had the privilege of working in the field of education, studying and living in Canada, Brazil and the United States of America


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