Current Faculty

RYAN ALLEN

Associate Professor of Education

B.A., Marshall University; M.Ed., The Citadel; Ph.D., Ball State University

Assistant Professor, 2008-2013; Associate Professor, 2013-

SCOTT J. ALLEN

Associate Professor of Management

B.S., University of Minnesota; M.Ed., Xavier University; Ph.D., Antioch University

Visiting Assistant Professor, 2006-09; Assistant Professor, 2009-2014; Associate Professor, 2014-

CARL D. ANTHONY

Professor of Biology

B.A., North Central College; M.S., University of Texas at Arlington; Ph.D., University of Southwestern Louisiana

Visiting Assistant Professor, 1996-97; Assistant Professor, 1997-2003; Associate Professor, 2003-2015; Professor, 2015-

STACY L. ASTROVE

Assistant Professor of Management

B.S. Purdue University; Ph.D., University of Iowa

Assistant Professor, 2017-

BOB BANJAC

Visiting Instructor of Marketing

B.S., M.B.A., Bowling Green State University

Visiting Instructor, 2018-

MEDORA BARNES

Associate Professor of Sociology; Director, Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies

B.A., Trinity College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Instructor, 2009; Assistant Professor, 2009-15; Associate Professor, 2015-; Director, 2016-

MARY BEADLE

Professor of Communication

B.M., Mary Manse College; M.A., Ph.D., Kent State University

Visiting Instructor, 1997-81; Associate Professor, 1994-2001; Dean, 2001-07; Professor, 2001-; Chair, 2011-16

DENISE D. BEN-PORATH

Professor of Psychology

B.A., The Ohio State University; M.A., Ph.D., Kent State University

Assistant Professor, 2000-2006; Associate Professor, 2006-2014; Professor, 2014-

MATTHEW P. BERG

Professor and Chair, Department of History

B.A., University of California-Los Angeles; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago

Assistant Professor, 1994-2000;

Associate Professor, 2000-2008; Professor, 2008-; Chair, 2017-

NOAH BICKART

Visiting Assistant Professor; Tuohy Fellow

B.A., University of Chicago; M.T.S., Ph.D., Jewish Theological Seminary of America

Visiting Assistant Professor, 2018-;

Tuohy Fellow, 2018-

GEORGE B. BILGERE

Professor of English

B.A., University of California-Riverside; M.A., Washington University; Ph.D., University of Denver

Assistant Professor, 1991-97;

Associate Professor, 1997-2016; Professor, 2016-

ROBERT BLOOM

Professor of Accountancy

B.A., Queens College; M.B.A., Columbia University; Ph.D., New York University

Professor, 1986-

DANIEL BOSSALLER

Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

B.A., M.A., St. Louis University;

Ph.D., Ohio University

Visiting Assistant Professor, 2018-

CECILE BRENNAN

Associate Professor of Counseling; Chair, Department of Counseling

B.A., M.A., M.Ed., Ph.D., Cleveland State University

Assistant Professor, 2009-14; Associate Professor, 2014-; Chair, 2014-

PAULA J. BRITTON

Professor of Counseling

B.S.W., Valparaiso University; M.A., Ph.D., The University of Akron

Assistant Professor, 1993-98;

Associate Professor, 1998-2003;

Professor, 2003-

SEBASTIAN BROCKHAUS

Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management

Diplom Kaufmann, University of Hamburg; Doctor Rerum Politicarum, Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH)

Assistant Professor, 2017-

BRENT G. BROSSMANN

Associate Professor of Communication

B.A., Texas A&M University; M.A., California State

University-Fullerton; Ph.D., University of Kansas

Instructor, 1993-95; Assistant Professor, 1995-99; Associate Professor, 1999-

CHRYSTAL D. BRUCE

Associate Professor of Chemistry

B.S., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga; Ph.D., University of North Carolina

Associate Professor, 2012-

DOUGLAS R. BRUCE

Associate Professor of Communication

B.A., University of Texas at San Antonio; M.A., Southwest Texas State University; Ph.D., University of Iowa

Visiting Assistant Professor, 1985-87; Assistant Professor, 1987-92; Associate Professor, 1992-

CARRIE BUCHANAN

Assistant Professor of Communication

B.A., Bryn Mawr College; M.A., Ph.D., Carleton University

Instructor, 2009-2010; Assistant Professor, 2010-

EMILY E. BUTLER

Associate Professor of English

A. B., University of Chicago; M.A., Ph.D., University of Toronto

Visiting Assistant Professor, 2010-12; Assistant Professor, 2012-17; Associate Professor, 2017-

LINDSAY NOBLE CALKINS

Associate Professor of Economics

B.A., Wellesley College; Ph.D., University of Michigan

Assistant Professor, 1986-92;

Associate Professor, 1992-; Associate Dean, 2010-17

SANTA CASCIANI

Professor of Italian; Director, Bishop Anthony M. Pilla Program in Italian American Studies

B.A., Saint John Fisher College; M.A., The Ohio State University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Assistant Professor, 1999-2003;

Director, 1999-; Associate Professor, 2003-2016; Professor, 2016-

YUH-CHERNG CHAI

Associate Professor of Chemistry

B.S., Ph.D., Iowa State University

Visiting Assistant Professor, 2002-03; Assistant Professor, 2003-09; Associate Professor, 2009-

PAUL R. CHALLEN

Professor of Chemistry

B.A., Oxford University;

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Assistant Professor, 1990-96;

Associate Professor, 1996-2006; Chair, 2001-05; Professor, 2006-

KENNETH S. CHAPLIN

Assistant Professor of Sociology

B.A., M.Ed., Florida Atlantic University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2016-2018; Assistant Professor, 2018-

PATRICK B. CHEN

Associate Professor of Mathematics

B.S., University of Chung Yuan (Taiwan); M.S., John Carroll University; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

Visiting Assistant Professor, 1984-88; Assistant Professor, 1988-91; Associate Professor, 1991-

MINA CHERCOURT

Associate Librarian

B.A., The Ohio State University; M.S.S.A., Case Western Reserve University; M.L.I.S., Kent State University

Assistant Librarian, 2008-2014; Associate Librarian, 2014-

RICHARD D. CLARK

Associate Professor of Sociology and Chair, Department of Sociology and Criminology

B.A., State University of New York at Fredonia; M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany

Assistant Professor, 1995-2001; Associate Professor, 2001-; Chair, 2017-

JEANNE M. COLLERAN

Interim President; Professor of English

B.A., John Carroll University; M.A., Case Western Reserve University; Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Visiting Instructor, 1987-88;

Assistant Professor, 1988-94;

Associate Professor, 1994-2003;

Chair, 1996-2003; Professor, 2003-; Director, 2005-07; Dean, 2010-14; Provost and Academic Vice President, 2014-17; Interim President, 2017-2018

GWENDOLYN COMPTON-ENGLE

Professor of Classics and Chair, Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Cultures

B.A., St. Olaf College; Ph.D.,

Cornell University

Assistant Professor, 2002-07; Associate Professor, 2007-2016; Director, 2010-13; Professor, 2016-; Chair, 2017-

LESLIE S. CURTIS

Professor of Art History

B.A., Morehead State University; M.A., Bowling Green State University; Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Assistant Professor, 1995-2000;

Associate Professor, 2000-; Interim Chair, 2003; Chair, 2003 07, 2011-12; Professor, 2015-

BARBARA K. D’AMBROSIA

Professor of Mathematics

B.S., M.S., Colorado State University; Ph.D., University of Oregon

Assistant Professor, 1994-2000;

Associate Professor, 2000-05; Professor, 2005-

ALISON M. DACHNER

Assistant Professor of Management

B.S., Ph.D., The Ohio State University; M.B.A., Cleveland State University

Assistant Professor, 2013-

TAHANI DARI

Assistant Professor of Counseling

B.A., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor; M.A., Eastern Michigan University; Ph.D., University of Toledo

Assistant Professor, 2017-

CHRISTINA LEONE DeVOSS

Assistant Professor in Communication

B.A., Washington University in St. Louis; M.S., University of Kansas; Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Instructor, 2017-2018; Assistant Professor, 2018

GREGORY A. DiLISI

Associate Professor of Education

B.S., Cornell University; M.S., Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

Visiting Assistant Professor, 1998-2001; Assistant Professor, 2001-07; Associate Professor, 2007-

MARY KATHRYN DOUD

Instructor in Chemistry

B.A., Amherst College; M.S., University of California; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

Visiting Instructor, 2015-18; Instructor, 2018-

REBECCA E. DRENOVSKY

Professor and Chair, Department of Biology

B.Sc., Aquinas College; Ph.D., University of California-Davis Assistant Professor, 2005-2009; Associate Professor, 2009-2016; Professor, 2016-; Chair, 2016-

DENIZ DURMUS

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

B.A., M.A., Boğaziçi University (Turkey); Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

Assistant Professor, 2015-

JEFFREY S. DYCK

Professor and Chair, Department of Physics

B.A., Goshen College; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

Assistant Professor, 2003-09; Associate Professor, 2009-2014; Professor, 2014-; Interim Chair, 2014-2015; Chair, 2015-

KRISTEN ANN EHRHARDT

Associate Professor of Classics

B.A., Macalester College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Visiting Assistant Professor, 2011-2014; Assistant Professor, 2014-17; Associate Professor, 2017-

WILLIAM B. ELLIOTT

Professor of Finance; Edward J. and Louise E. Mellen Chair in Finance

B.S., Texas A&M University; M.B.A., University of North Carolina at Wilmington; Ph.D., University of Arizona

Professor, 2014-; Mellen Chair, 2014

KENNETH N. ESLINGER

Associate Professor of Sociology

B.S., Indiana State University; M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Visiting Assistant Professor, 1980-81; Assistant Professor, 1981-85; Associate Professor, 1985-; Acting Chair, 1995-96; Chair, 1997-2005

TINA FACCA-MIESS

Associate Professor of Marketing; Director, Non-Profit Administration Program

B.A., M.A., Cleveland State University; Ph.D., Georg-August-University in Göttingen

Instructor, 2008-2010; Assistant Professor, 2010-2014; Associate Professor, 2014-; Director, 2015-

REBECCA FANG

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

B.S., M.S., Jilin Province, China; M.S., Ph.D., Michigan Technological University

Visiting Assistant Professor, 2016-17; Assistant Professor, 2017-

GREGORY S. FARNELL

Associate Professor of Exercise Science

B.S., Ohio University; M.Ed., Cleveland State University; Ph.D., Kent State University

Assistant Professor, 2015-18; Associate Professor, 2018-

JALEH FAZELIAN

Associate Librarian

B.S., Southern Illinois University Edwardsville; M.L.S., Indiana University

Associate Librarian, 2014-

MARGARET E. FARRAR

Dean, College of Arts and Sciences; Professor of Political Science

B.A., The College of Wooster; M.A., Virginia Tech University; Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

Dean, 2015-; Professor, 2015-

JEAN FEERICK

Associate Professor of English

B.A., Georgetown University; M.Phil., University of Oxford; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Assistant Professor, 2013-2016; Associate Professor, 2016-

LTC BRIAN FERGUSON

Professor and Chair of Military Science

B.A., Mount Saint Mary’s College; M.A., Webster University

Professor, 2018-; Chair, 2018-

LUIGI FERRI

Associate Professor of Italian

Laurea, Università degli Studi di Urbino; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Visiting Assistant Professor, 2008-2011; Assistant Professor, 2011-15; Associate Professor, 2015-

MARGARET O. FINUCANE

Associate Professor of Communication; Chair, The Tim Russert Department of Communication and Theatre

B.A., John Carroll University; M.A., University of Iowa; Ph.D., Kent State University

Visiting Instructor, 1998-99; Visiting Assistant Professor, 1999-2001; Assistant Professor, 2001-05; Associate Professor, 2005-; Interim Director, 2006-08; Director, 2008-14; Chair, 2016-

SIMON FITZPATRICK

Associate Professor of Philosophy

B.A., M.A., University of Nottingham; Ph.D., University of Sheffield

Assistant Professor, 2009-15; Associate Professor, 2015-

BRENDAN FOREMAN

Professor of Mathematics; Director, Distributive Core Curriculum

B.A., Eastern Michigan University; Ph.D., Michigan State University

Assistant Professor, 2001-07; Associate Professor, 2007-2015; Chair, 2008-2011; Professor, 2015-; Director, 2015-

MARCUS T. GALLO

Assistant Professor of History

B.A., Georgetown University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California

Assistant Professor, 2014-

JOANNA L. GARCIA

Assistant Professor of Accountancy

B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University; M.Acc., North Carolina State University; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Assistant Professor, 2017-

KATHERINE M. GATTO

Professor of Spanish

B.A., John Carroll University; M.A., Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

Visiting Assistant Professor, 1975-77; Assistant Professor, 1977-80; Associate Professor, 1980-92; Acting Director, 1988-89; Chair, 1990-97; Professor, 1992-; Director, 2012-16

NATHAN C. GEHLERT

Associate Professor and Chair of Clinical Mental Health Counseling

B.A., Colby College; M.S., Ph.D., Loyola University Maryland

Assistant Professor, 2012-18; Associate Professor, 2018-; Chair, 2018-

ROBERT A. GIACALONE

Professor of Management; Raymond and Eleanor Smiley Chair in Business Ethics

B.A., Hofstra University; Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany

Professor, 2017-; Chair, 2017-

RICHARD T. GRENCI

Associate Professor of Management

B.S., M.B.A., University of Pittsburgh; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Assistant Professor, 2001-07; Associate Professor, 2007-; Chair, 2008-11; Interim Chair, 2014-16

GERALD B. GUEST

Professor of Art History

B.A., Johns Hopkins University;

M.A., Ph.D., New York University

Assistant Professor, 2001-07; Associate Professor, 2007-2016; Chair, 2007-11, Professor, 2016-

JONATHAN GURARY

Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science

B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Cleveland State University

Visiting Professor, 2018

KAREN L. GYGLI

Associate Professor of Theatre

B.A., Ohio Dominican College;

M.A., Ph.D., Bowling Green State University

Assistant Professor, 1990-2004;

Associate Professor, 2004-; Interim Chair, 2007-08; Chair, 2008-11

DWIGHT R. HAHN

Assistant Professor of Political Science

B.A., University of California-Santa Cruz; M.A., Ph.D., University of California-Riverside

Assistant Professor, 1990-; Chair, 2012-

EDWARD P. HAHNENBERG

Jack and Mary Jane Breen Chair of Catholic Systematic Theology; Professor of Theology and Religious Studies

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

Professor, 2011-; Chair, 2011-

RODNEY J. HESSINGER

Professor of History; Associate Dean, College of Arts & Sciences

B.A., Ursinus College; Ph.D., Temple University

Professor, 2014-; Associate Dean, 2014-15; Acting Chair, 2014-15; Director, 2015-17; 2017-2018 ; Associate Dean, 2018-

BRADLEY Z. HULL

Associate Professor of Management

B.S., University of Pennsylvania;

M.S., Stanford University; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

Visiting Assistant Professor, 2000-2001; Assistant Professor, 2001-07; Associate Professor, 2007-; Chair, 2012-2015

ABDULRAZAQ A. IMAM

Associate Professor of Psychology

B.A., The American University in Cairo; M.A., Ph.D., West Virginia University

Assistant Professor, 2002-08; Associate Professor, 2008-

JEANNE E. JENKINS

Associate Professor of Education

B.S., M.Ed., Edinboro University of Pennsylvania; M.S., Ph.D., Cornell University

Assistant Professor, 1992-98; Associate Professor, 1998-

JEFFREY R. JOHANSEN

Professor of Biology

B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Brigham Young University

Assistant Professor, 1988-93; Associate Professor, 1993-2000; Professor, 2000-; Chair, 2006-09

ERIN JOHNSON

Associate Professor of Biology

B.S., Bowling Green State University; Ph.D., Medical College of Ohio

Assistant Professor, 2009-15; Associate Professor, 2015-

ANGELA C. JONES

Associate Professor of Psychology; Director, Honors Program

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Kent State University

Assistant Professor, 2010-2016; Director, 2015-; Associate Professor, 2016-

SIMRAN K. KAHAI

Associate Professor of Economics

B.A., Punjab University (India);

M.S., Ph.D., Auburn University

Assistant Professor, 2001-07; Associate Professor, 2007-

JISOK KANG

Assistant Professor of Finance

B.A., Han-yang University

M.B.A., Ph.D., York University

Assistant Professor, 2018-

JULIA KAROLLE-BERG

Associate Professor of German B.A., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Visiting Assistant Professor, 2002-03; Assistant Professor, 2003-09; Associate Professor, 2009-; Director, 2011-15

SHARON M. KAYE

Professor of Philosophy

B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.A., Ph.D., University of Toronto

Instructor, 1998; Assistant Professor, 1998-2004; Associate Professor, 2004-08; Professor, 2008-

DANIEL P. KILBRIDE

Professor and Chair, Department of History

B.A., St. Joseph’s University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Florida

Assistant Professor, 1997-2002; Associate Professor, 2002-2013; Chair, 2009-17; Professor, 2013-

MARC KIRSCHENBAUM

Professor of Mathematics

B.A., University of Cincinnati; M.S., Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Assistant Professor, 1982-92; Associate Professor, 1992-2004; Professor, 2004-

KATHLEEN KNOLL-FREY

Assistant Professor of Criminology

B.A., State University of New York at Albany; Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

Assistant Professor, 2018-

LINDA A. KOCH

Professor of Art History

B.A., M.A., University of Minnesota; Ph.D., Rutgers University

Assistant Professor, 1993-99; Associate Professor, 1999-2014; Chair, 2000-2003; Professor, 2014-

ROBERT J. KOLESAR

Professor of Mathematics

B.A., M.S., Xavier University; Ph.D., Northwestern University

Instructor, 1962-65; Assistant Professor, 1965-69; 1972-74; Associate Professor, 1974-79; Chair, 1979-87; Professor, 1979-; Director, 1996-2005

JAMES H. KRUKONES

Associate Academic Vice President; Professor of History

B.A., DePaul University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Assistant Professor, 1988-91; Associate Professor, 1991-2012; Chair, 1993-2001; Interim Associate Academic Vice President, 2001-02; Associate Academic Vice President, 2002-; Professor, 2012-; Interim Academic Vice President, 2018-

ANNE KUGLER

Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences; Professor of History; Coordinator, Graduate Studies, CAS; Interim Chair, Art History and Humanities

A.B., Bryn Mawr College; M.A., Indiana University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Assistant Professor, 1998-2003; Associate Professor, 2003-09; Chair, 2005-09; Professor, 2009-; Director, 2010-2013; Associate Academic Vice President, 2013-15; Associate Dean, 2015-; Coordinator, 2015-; Interim Chair, 2015-2017

PETER KVIDERA

Associate Professor of English

B.A., Loras College; M.A., Marquette University; Ph.D., University of Washington

Assistant Professor, 2002-08; Associate Professor, 2008-; Associate Dean, 2010-2014; Interim Chair, 2012-2014; Interim Dean, 2013; Director, 2014-17

MAN LUNG (DESMOND) KWAN

Associate Professor of Chemistry

B.S., University of South Alabama; Ph.D., University of Florida

Assistant Professor, 2001-2013; Associate Professor, 2013-

DAVID M. La GUARDIA

Professor of English

B.A., M.A., John Carroll University; Ph.D., Kent State University

Instructor, 1968-79; Assistant Professor, 1979-83; Associate Professor, 1983-88; Chair, 1986-96; Professor, 1988-;

Director, 1995-96; Assistant Academic Vice President, 1996-98; Associate Academic Vice President, 1998-2001; Acting Chair, Department of Art History and Humanities, 2000-2001; Interim Academic Vice President, 2001-02; Academic Vice President, 2002-08

SOKCHEA LIM

Assistant Professor of Economics

B.S., Royal University of Law and Economics (Cambodia); M.A., International University of Japan; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University

Visiting Assistant Professor, 2013-2014; Assistant Professor, 2014-

JAMES L. LISSEMORE

Professor of Biology

B.A., Rutgers University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Assistant Professor, 1994-99; Associate Professor, 1999-2012; Chair, 2009-2012; Professor, 2012-

BO LIU

Associate Professor of Art History

B.A., M.A., Jilin University (China); Ph.D., University of Michigan

Assistant Professor, 2009-2016; Associate Professor, 2016-

ENRIQUE LUENGO

Associate Professor of Spanish

B.A., Universidad de Concepción (Chile); M.A., University of Michigan; Ph.D., University of California-Los Angeles

Assistant Professor, 1995-2000; Associate Professor, 2000-

MARC P. LYNN

Associate Professor of Management

B.S., Ph.D., Cleveland State University

Visiting Assistant Professor, 1987-88; Assistant Professor, 1988-96; Associate Professor, 1996-; Director, 2001-05; Chair, 2011-2014

BRIAN K. MACASKILL

Associate Professor of English

B.A., Rhodes University (South Africa); M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington

Assistant Professor, 1988-94; Associate Professor, 1994-

ELENA MANILICH

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

B.S., Adyghe State University (Russia); M.S., Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

Assistant Professor, 2015-

KATHLEEN M. MANNING

Associate Professor of Exercise Science; Chair, Department of Exercise Science and Sports Studies

B.A., Notre Dame College; M.A., John Carroll University; M.A., Kent State University; Ph.D., University of Toledo

Instructor, 1970-81; Assistant Professor, 1981-97; Chair, Department of Physical Education, 1987-95; Associate Chair, Department of Education and Allied Studies, 1995-97; Associate Professor, 1997-; Chair, Department of Education and Allied Studies, 2000-2008; Director, 2015-17; Chair, 2017-

ALINA MARCULETIU

Visiting Instructor in Supply Chain Management

B.S.B.A., M.B.A., Cleveland State University

Visiting Instructor, 2017-

MARIA N. MARSILLI

Professor of History; Interim Director, Humanities Program

B.A., Universidad de Tarapacá (Chile); M.A., University of California-Davis; Ph.D., Emory University

Assistant Professor, 2002-08; Associate Professor, 2008-17; Professor, 2017-; Interim Director, 2017-

MICHAEL P. MARTIN

Professor of Biology; Associate Dean, College of Arts & Sciences

B.S., University of Cincinnati; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Visiting Instructor, 2002-03; Visiting Assistant Professor, 2003; Assistant Professor, 2003-09; Associate Professor, 2009-15; Chair, 2012-2016; Professor, 2015-; Associate Dean, 2018-

RENEE MARTINEZ

Visiting Instructor

B.S., Bachelor of Science; M.S., State University of New York College; M.S., Case Western Reserve University

Visiting Instructor, 2018-

DAVID P. MASCOTTI

Professor of Chemistry

B.S., Hope College; Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Assistant Professor, 1998-2004; Associate Professor, 2004-2009; Chair, 2005-09; Professor, 2009-

PAMELA A. MASON

Associate Professor of Political Science

B.A., University of Texas at Austin; M.A., London School of Economics and Political Science; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Assistant Professor, 1993-99; Associate Professor, 1999-; Director, 2000-05; 2015-; Associate Dean, 2014-18

TRACY MASTERSON

Associate Professor of Psychology

B.A., John Carroll University; M.A., Ph.D., Kent State University

Assistant Professor, 2008-2014; Associate Professor, 2014-

NEVIN MAYER

Associate Librarian

B.A., M.A., John Carroll University; M.S.L.S., Case Western Reserve University

Assistant Librarian, 1987-1993; Associate Librarian, 1993-

JENNIFER MALIA McANDREW

Associate Professor of History; Director, Arrupe Scholars

B.S., Drexel University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

Assistant Professor, 2008-2014; Associate Professor, 2014-; Director, 2014-

JOHN S. McBRATNEY

Professor of English

B.A., Dartmouth College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley

Assistant Professor, 1988-94; Associate Professor, 1994-2004; Professor, 2004-; Interim Chair, 2010-11; Chair, 2011-2016

JOSEPH McCLUSKEY (LTC)

Assistant Professor of Military Science

B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.B.A., Cleveland State University

Instructor, 2000-2002; Assistant Professor, 2002-

SHEILA E. McGINN

Professor and Chair, Department of Theology and Religious Studies

B.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University; M.A, University of Dallas

Assistant Professor, 1992-97; Associate Professor, 1997-2003; Professor, 2003-; Chair, 2012-

PHILIP J. METRES III

Professor of English; Director, Peace, Justice, and Human Rights

B.A., College of the Holy Cross; M.A., M.F.A., Ph.D., Indiana University

Assistant Professor, 2001-07; Associate Professor, 2007-12; Professor, 2012-; Director, 2016-

ALAN R. MICIAK

Dean, Boler College of Business; Professor of Marketing

B.B.A., Kent State University; M.B.A., The University of Toledo; Ph.D., Kent State University

Dean, 2015-; Professor, 2015-

ROSANNA F. MIGUEL

Associate Professor of Management

B.A., Baldwin Wallace College; M.A., Ph.D., The University of Akron

Visiting Assistant Professor, 2009 12; Assistant Professor, 2012-17; Associate Professor, 2017-

MICHELLE MILLET

Director, Grasselli Library and Breen Learning Center

B.A., M.A., Florida Atlantic University

Director, 2013-

PATRICK J. MOONEY

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

B.A., Carroll College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Instructor, 1995-96; Assistant Professor, 1996-

SCOTT B. MOORE

Associate Dean, Boler College of Business; Assistant Professor of Finance

B.S., Ball State University; Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Assistant Professor, 1986-; Associate Dean, 2017-

MARYCLAIRE MORONEY

Assistant Provost for Academic Advising and Student Success; Associate Professor of English

B.A., College of William and Mary; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University

Assistant Professor, 1991-97; Associate Professor, 1997-; Associate Dean, 2011-2015; Assistant Provost, 2015-

ANNIE MOSES

Associate Professor of Education

B.A., University of Notre Dame; Ph.D., Michigan State University

Assistant Professor, 2009-15; Associate Professor, 2015-

HELEN M. MURPHY

Professor of Psychology

B.S., Notre Dame College; M.S., John Carroll University; Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology

Assistant Professor, 1969-74; Associate Professor, 1974-79; Professor, 1979-

PAUL V. MURPHY

John G. and Mary Jane Breen Chair in Catholic Studies; Professor of History; Director, Institute of Catholic Studies

B.A., Fairfield University; M.A., Loyola University Chicago; M.Div., Weston School of Theology; Ph.D., University of Toronto

Associate Professor, 2005-2010; Breen Chair, 2005-; Director, 2005-; Assistant to the President; 2010-2012; Professor, 2010-; Vice President, 2012-14

JACQUELYN A. NAGLE

Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

B.S., Ashland University; M.S., Georgia Southern University; Ph.D., The University of Pittsburgh

Assistant Professor, 2015-

ALBERT L. NAGY

Professor and Chair, Department of Accountancy

B.S.B.A., Bowling Green State University; M.Acc., Ph.D., University of Tennessee; CPA (Ohio)

Assistant Professor, 1999-2004; Associate Professor, 2004-09; Professor, 2009-; Chair, 2014-

KEIKO NAKANO

Assistant Professor of Japanese; Director, East Asian Studies

B.A., Tsuda College (Japan); M.A., John Carroll University

Visiting Instructor, 1991-96; 1998-2013; Assistant Professor, 2013-; Director, 2013-

MICHAEL A. NICHOLS

Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Chemistry

B.S., Clarion University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., Duke University

Assistant Professor, 1994-2000; Associate Professor, 2000-; Chair, 2017-

PAUL K. NIETUPSKI

Professor of Theology and Religious Studies

B.A., University of Massachusetts; M.A., University of Washington; M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University

Assistant Professor, 1993-99; Associate Professor, 1999-2008; Professor, 2008-

TAMBA NLANDU

Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Philosophy

B.A., University of Lubumbaski (D.R. Congo); Ph.D., Tulane University

Assistant Professor, 2000-2006;

Associate Professor, 2006-; Chair, 2016-

THOMAS PACE

Associate Professor of English

B.A., M.A., University of Louisville; Ph.D., Miami University

Instructor, 2002-03; Assistant Professor, 2003-2014; Associate Professor, 2014-

CHARLES PALEMARI

Visiting Assistant Professor

B.A., John Carroll University; J.D., University of Dayton

Visiting Assistant Professor, 2018-

DANIEL W. PALMER

Professor of Computer Science

B.S., State University of New York at Albany; M.S., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Instructor, 1995-96; Assistant Professor, 1996-2001; Associate Professor, 2001-06; Professor, 2006-

SEJUNG PARK

Assistant Professor in Communication

B.A., M.A., YeungNam University (South Korea)

Instructor, 2017-2018; Assistant Professor, 2018-

MINDY J. PEDEN

Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science

B.A., University of Massachusetts, Amherst; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University

Assistant Professor, 2003-09; Associate Professor, 2009-; Associate Dean, 2009-2011;

Chair, 2016-

MARTHA PERESZLENYI-PINTER

Associate Professor of French

B.A., Cleveland State University; M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Assistant Professor, 1991-2005; Associate Professor, 2005-; Chair, 2009-17

ARTHUR R. PETZEL

Assistant Professor of Accountancy

B.S., Clemson University; M.S., Wake Forest University; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

Assistant Professor, 2017-

NAVEED K. PIRACHA

Professor of Physics

M.S., M.Phil., Ph.D., Quiad-I-Azam University (Pakistan)

Visiting Assistant Professor, 2002-04; Assistant Professor, 2004-10; Associate Professor, 2010-2015; Professor, 2015-

ROGER W. PURDY

Associate Professor of History

B.A., M.L.S., Brigham Young University; Ph.D., University of California-Santa Barbara

Assistant Professor, 1988-93; Associate Professor, 1993-

JOHN L. RAUSCH

Associate Professor of Education

B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D., Kent State University

Assistant Professor, 2001-07; Associate Professor, 2007-

DANIEL E. REYNOLDS

Assistant Professor in Education

B.A., M.Ed., University of Notre Dame

Assistant Professor, 2017-

CATHERINE A. ROSEMARY

Professor of Education and Co-Chair, Department of Education and School Psychology

B.S., University of Delaware; M.S., Marywood College; Ph.D., University of Virginia

Assistant Professor, 1997-2002; Associate Professor, 2002-08; Director, 2002-2010 ; Professor, 2008- ; Interim Chair, 2011-2014; Chair, 2014-17; Co-Chair, 2017-

DEBRA J. ROSENTHAL

Professor and Chair, Department of English

B.A., University of Pennsylvania; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University

Assistant Professor, 1998-2004; Associate Professor, 2004-2016; Professor, 2016-; Chair, 2016-

GERALD J. SABO, S.J.

Associate Professor of Slavic Languages

B.A., Fairfield University; M.Div., Weston School of Theology; M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

Assistant Professor, 1981-89; Associate Professor, 1989-

RALPH A. SAPORITO

Associate Professor of Biology

B.S., Ph.D., Florida International University

Assistant Professor, 2010-15; Associate Professor, 2015-

ZEKI SARITOPRAK

Bediüzzaman Said Nursi Chair in Islamic Studies; Professor of Theology and Religious Studies

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., The University of Marmara (Turkey)

Visiting Assistant Professor, 2002-03; Assistant Professor, 2003-07; Nursi Chair, 2003-; Associate Professor, 2007-2014; Professor, 2014-

BRIAN SAXTON

Assistant Professor of Management

B.A., B.S.B.A., Bowling Green State University; M.B.A., Cleveland State University; Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Visiting Assistant Professor, 2015-2016; Assistant Professor, 2016-

MARGARET SCHAUER

Assistant Professor of Education

B.M.E., Baldwin Wallace College; M.Ed., Ph.D., Cleveland State University

Assistant Professor, 2018-

JACQUELINE J. SCHMIDT

Professor of Communication; Director, Entrepreneurship

B.A., Macalester College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa

Assistant Professor, 1973-78; Associate Professor, 1978-2000; Chair, 1984-99; Professor, 2000-; Interim Director, 2011-2016; Director, 2016-

KAREN SCHUELE

Professor of Accountancy

B.S., Case Western Reserve University; M.P.A., University of Texas; Ph.D., Kent State University; CPA (Ohio)

Visiting Instructor, 1984-86; 89-91; Assistant Professor, 1991-2000; Associate Professor, 2000-2010; Interim Associate Dean, 2005-07; Acting Dean, 2007; Dean, 2007-2015; Professor, 2010-

LINDA M. SEITER

Professor of Computer Science

B.S., M.S. Ph.D., Northeastern University

Assistant Professor, 2003-09; Associate Professor, 2009-15; Professor, 2015-

MICHAEL P. SETTER

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

B.S., Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Arizona State University

Visiting Assistant Professor, 1999-2000; Assistant Professor, 2000-; Chair, 2010-17

YI SHANG

Associate Professor of Education

B.A., Beijing (Peking) University; M.A., Boston University; M.A., Ph.D., Boston College

Instructor, 2009-2010; Assistant Professor, 2010-15; Associate Professor, 2015-

MARK D. SHELDON

Assistant Professor of Accountancy

B.S., M.Acc., Miami University; Ph.D., Virginia Tech

Assistant Professor, 2016-

CHRISTOPHER A. SHEIL

Professor of Biology

B.Sc., Ph.D., University of Kansas

Assistant Professor, 2003-2008; Associate Professor, 2008-2014; Professor, 2014-

PAUL L. SHICK

Professor of Mathematics and Chair, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

B.S., John Carroll University; M.S., Ph.D., Northwestern University

Assistant Professor, 1985-90; Associate Professor, 1990-2000; Professor, 2000-; Chair, 2011-

LISA M. SHOAF

Assistant Professor of Education

B.S., The Ohio State University; M.Ed., Ph.D., Kent State University

Assistant Professor, 2002-

ROBERT SHORT

Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

B.S., B.A., John Carroll University; M.S., Ph.D., Lehigh University

Visiting Assistant Professor, 2018-

DAVID SHUTKIN

Associate Professor of Education

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Assistant Professor, 2000-2005; Associate Professor, 2005-

WALTER O. SIMMONS

Associate Dean, Boler College of Business; Professor of Economics

B.S., Oakwood College; M.S., Ph.D., Wayne State University

Visiting Assistant Professor, 1995-98; Assistant Professor, 1998-2004; Associate Professor, 2004-; Chair, 2006-2015; Professor, 2009-; Associate Dean, 2016-

ANDREAS SOBISCH

Associate Professor of Political Science

B.S., Georgia College; M.A., Ph.D., Emory University

Assistant Professor, 1990-98; Associate Professor, 1998-; Director, 2005-2015

EARL W. SPURGIN

Professor of Philosophy

B.A., M.A., University of Oklahoma; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Assistant Professor, 1995-2001; Associate Professor, 2001-06; Chair, 2005-07; Professor, 2006-; Director, 2007-10; 2010-2015

JAYME STAYER, S.J.

Associate Professor of English

B.A., University of Notre Dame; M.Div., Boston College; M.A., Ph.D., The University of Toledo

Visiting Assistant Professor, 2008-10; Assistant Professor, 2013-2016; Associate Professor, 2016-

ELIZABETH A. STILES

Associate Professor of Political Science

B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.P.A., North Carolina State University; Ph.D., Emory University

Instructor, 2001-02; Assistant Professor, 2002-07; Associate Professor, 2007-; Director, 2008-15

MARK G. STORZ

Associate Professor of Education and Co-Chair, Department of Education and School Psychology

B.A., Manhattan College; M.S., Syracuse University; M.A., Eastern Michigan University; Ph.D., Cleveland State University

Assistant Professor, 1998-2004; Associate Professor, 2004-; Associate Dean, 2008-15; Co-Chair, 2017-

COLIN D. SWEARINGEN

Associate Professor of Political Science

B.A., Grove City College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Assistant Professor, 2012-18; Associate Professor, 2018-

ELIZABETH v. SWENSON

Professor of Psychology

B.S., Tufts University; M.A., Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University; J.D., Cleveland State University

Assistant Professor, 1976-79; Chair, 1978-86; Associate Professor, 1980-85; Professor, 1985-; Dean, Student Career Development, 1989-96

ANTHONY M. TARESCAVAGE

Assistant Professor of Psychology

B.S., John Carroll University; M.A., Ph.D., Kent State University

Assistant Professor, 2017-

DIANNA TAYLOR

Professor of Philosophy

B.S.B.A., Appalachian State University; M.A., University of Cincinnati; Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton

Assistant Professor, 2001-07; Associate Professor, 2007- 2014; Professor, 2014-; Interim Chair, 2007-09; Chair, 2009-16; Shula Chair, 2012-15

MEGAN L. THORNTON

Associate Professor of Spanish

B.A., Ph.D., University of Kansas; M.A., University of New Mexico

Assistant Professor, 2010-17; Associate Professor, 2017-

PEIFANG TIAN

Associate Professor of Physics

B.S., M.S., Tsinghua University (China); Ph.D., Princeton University

Assistant Professor, 2009-15; Associate Professor, 2015-

KRISTEN J. TOBEY

Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies

B.A., DePaul University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago Divinity School

Visiting Assistant Professor, 2014-17; Assistant Professor, 2017-

KATHRYN TRAPP

Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

B.A., Princeton University; M.A., Dartmouth College, Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon

Visiting Assistant Professor, 2018-

BROOKE N. TURNER

Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

B.S., M.B.A., Wheeling Jesuit University; Ph.D., Robert Morris University

Assistant Professor, 2017

PAMELA VANDERZALM

Assistant Professor of Biology

A.B., Washington University in St. Louis; Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley

Assistant Professor, 2013-

GLORIA VAQUERA

Associate Professor of Sociology

B.A., Western Michigan University; M.A., Ph.D., University of New Mexico

Assistant Professor, 2004-10; Associate Professor, 2010-

AMY R. WAINWRIGHT

Assistant Librarian

B.F.A., Bowling Green University M.L.S., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; M.F.A., Columbia College Chicago

Assistant Librarian, 2013-

MARK J. WANER

Associate Professor of Chemistry; Director, The Woodrow Wilson Ohio Teaching Fellowship Program

B.S., John Carroll University; M.S., Ph.D., Michigan State University

Assistant Professor, 1999-2008; Associate Professor, 2008-; Director, Faculty Development, 2010-11; Director, Wilson Fellowship Program, 2011-

JAMES I. WATLING

Assistant Professor of Biology; Coburn Chair in Environmental Science

B.A., Boston University

M.S., Ph.D., Florida International University

Assistant Professor, 2015-; Chair, 2015-

CHARLES A. WATTS

Professor of Supply Chain Management and Chair, Department of Management, Marketing, and Supply Chain

B.S.B.A., M.B.A., Bowling Green State University; D.B.A., Indiana University

Visiting Associate Professor, 1996-97; Associate Professor, 1997-2001; Professor, 2001-; Standard Products-Reid Chair, 2001-04; Chair, 2016-

WILLIAM J. WEAVER

Visiting Instructor in Communication

B.A., Loyola Marymount University; MACTM, Cleveland State University

Visiting Instructor, 2016-

MARIAH WEBINGER

Associate Professor of Accountancy

B.S.B.A., M.Acc., University of Nebraska at Omaha; Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Assistant Professor, 2009-17; Associate Professor, 2017-

GERALD P. WEINSTEIN

Professor of Accountancy

B.S.B.A., M.Acc., Bowling Green State University; Ph.D., Kent State University; CPA (Ohio)

Visiting Instructor, 1981-83;

Assistant Professor, 1988-99;

Associate Professor, 1999-2008; Professor, 2008-; Chair, 2002-14

ANDREW M. WELKI

Associate Professor of Economics and Chair, Department of Economics and Finance

B.A., Wilkes College; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Assistant Professor, 1982-2006; Program Director, Cleveland Center for Economic Education, 1989-94; Associate Professor, 2006-; Interim Assistant Dean, 2006-07; Chair, 2015-

CYRILLA H. WIDEMAN

Professor of Biology

B.S., Notre Dame College; M.S., University of Notre Dame; Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology

Associate Professor, 1972-77; Professor, 1977-

WENDY A. WIEDENHOFT-MURPHY

Professor of Sociology

B.A., Marquette University; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Ph.D., University of Maryland-College Park

Assistant Professor, 2003-09; Associate Professor, 2009-18; Professor, 2018-

DOAN E. WINKEL

Assistant Professor of Management; John J. Kahl, Sr., Chair in Entrepreneurship

B.S., M.B.A., Colorado State University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Assistant Professor, 2017-; Kahl Chair, 2017-

YINGLU (ELLE) WU

Assistant Professor of Marketing

B.S., Hubei University (China); M.S., Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Assistant Professor, 2014-

JOHN H. YOST

Associate Professor of Psychology

B.A., Temple University; M.A., Ph.D., Washington University

Assistant Professor, 1995-2001; Associate Professor, 2001-

SHERI D. YOUNG

Assistant Professor and Chair, Department of Psychology

B.S., Youngstown State University; M.A., Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

Assistant Professor, 1995-; Chair, 2010-

FENG ZHAN

Assistant Professor of Finance

B.Sc., B.A., M.A., University of Manitoba; Ph.D., York University

Assistant Professor, 2014-

JIE ZHANG

Associate Librarian

B.A., Chongqing University (China); M.A., M.Int’l. Mng., Whitworth College; M.S., University of North Texas

Assistant Librarian, 1998-2004; Associate Librarian, 2004-

XIANWU (SEAN) ZHANG

Visiting Instructor

B.S., Ocean University of China; M.S., University of Minnesota Duluth; M.S., Ph.D., Texas Tech University

Visiting Instructor, 2017-

JEN ZIEMKE

Associate Professor of Political Science

B.A., University of Michigan; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Assistant Professor, 2008-2014; Associate Professor, 2014-

THOMAS J. ZLATOPER

Professor of Economics

B.A., Boston College; M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University

Assistant Professor, 1984-88; Associate Professor, 1988-97;

Chair, 1994-99, 2001-02; Professor, 1997-; Dean, Graduate School, 1999-2001; Interim Dean, Boler College of Business, 2005-06

Post-Doctoral Fellows

NATHALIE NYA

Department of Philosophy

B.A., M.A., University of California-Santa Cruz; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2016-

L. K. “KAL” TUOMINEN

Department of Biology

B.A., Macalester College; M.S., University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Ph.D., University of Georgia

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2017-

KRISTA STEVENS

Department of Theology and Religious Studies

B.A., Spring Hill; M.Div., Weston Jesuit School of Theology; Ph.D., Fordham University

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2018-

IN MEMORIAM

WILLIAM M. BICHL, S.J.

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

B.A., M.A., Loyola University of Chicago; M.A., Xavier University; Ph.L., Saint Louis University; S.T.L., Bellarmine School of Theology

Instructor, 1963-64, 70-71; Assistant Professor, 1971-2015; Acting Assistant Dean, 1982-84; Assistant Dean, 1984-2006; Director, Freshman-Sophomore Advising, 1996-2006