Faculty

(Date is that of appointment to University faculty)

RYAN A. ALLEN (2008)

Associate Professor of Education

Ph.D., Ball State University

SCOTT J. ALLEN (2006)

Associate Professor of Management

Ph.D., Antioch University

CARL D. ANTHONY (1996)

Professor of Biology

Ph.D., University of Southwestern Louisiana

STACY L. ASTROVE (2017)

Assistant Professor of Management

Ph.D., University of Iowa

MEDORA BARNES (2009)

Associate Professor of Sociology

Ph.D., University of Connecticut

MARY E. BEADLE (1994)

Professor of Communication

Ph.D., Kent State University

DENISE D. BEN-PORATH (2000)

Professor of Psychology

Ph.D., Kent State University

MATTHEW P. BERG (1994)

Professor and Chair, Department of History

Ph.D., University of Chicago

NOAH BICKART (2018)

Visiting Assistant Professor and Walter and Mary Tuohy Chair

Ph.D., Jewish Theological Seminary of America

GEORGE B. BILGERE (1991)

Professor of English

Ph.D., University of Denver

ROBERT BLOOM (1986)

Professor of Accountancy

Ph.D., New York University

DANIEL BOSSALLER (2018)

Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., Ohio University

CECILE BRENNAN (2009)

Associate Professor of Counseling

Ph.D., Cleveland State University

PAULA J. BRITTON (1993)

Professor of Counseling

Ph.D., The University of Akron

SEBASTIAN BROCKHAUS (2017)

Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management

Doctor Rerum Politicarum, Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH)

BRENT G. BROSSMANN (1993)

Associate Professor of Communication

Ph.D., University of Kansas

CHRYSTAL BRUCE (2012)

Associate Professor of Chemistry

Ph.D., University of North Carolina

DOUGLAS R. BRUCE (1985)

Associate Professor of Communication

Ph.D., University of Iowa

CARRIE BUCHANAN (2009)

Assistant Professor of Communication

Ph.D., Carleton University

EMILY BUTLER (2010)

Associate Professor of English

Ph.D., University of Toronto

LINDSAY CALKINS (1986)

Associate Professor of Economics

Ph.D., University of Michigan

SANTA CASCIANI (1999)

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

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

YUH-CHERNG CHAI (2002)

Associate Professor of Chemistry

Ph.D., Iowa State University

PAUL R. CHALLEN (1990)

Professor of Chemistry

Ph.D., University of Michigan

PATRICK B. CHEN (1984)

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

MINA CHERCOURT (2008)

Associate Librarian

M.L.I.S., Kent State University

RICHARD D. CLARK (1995)

Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Sociology and Criminology

Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany

JEANNE COLLERAN (1987)

Professor of English

Ph.D., The Ohio State University

GWENDOLYN COMPTON-ENGLE (2002)

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

Ph.D., Cornell University

LESLIE S. CURTIS (1995)

Professor of Art History

Ph.D., The Ohio State University

BARBARA K. D’AMBROSIA (1994)

Professor and Chair, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Ph.D., University of Oregon

ALISON DACHNER (2013)

Assistant Professor of Management

Ph.D., The Ohio State University

TAHANI DARI (2017)

Assistant Professor of Counseling

Ph.D., University of Toledo

CHRISTINA LEONE DeVOSS (2017)

Instructor in Communication

M.S., University of Kansas

GREGORY DiLISI (1998)

Associate Professor of Education

Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

MARY KATHRYN DOUD (2015)

Instructor

M.S., Case Western Reserve University

REBECCA E. DRENOVSKY (2005)

Professor and Chair, Department of Biology

Ph.D., University of California-Davis

DENIZ DURMUS (2015)

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

JEFFREY S. DYCK (2003)

Professor of Physics

Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

KRISTEN ANN EHRHARDT (2011)

Associate Professor of Classics

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

WILLIAM ELLIOTT (2014)

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

Ph.D., University of Arizona

KENNETH N. ESLINGER (1980)

Associate Professor of Sociology

Ph.D., The Ohio State University

TINA FACCA-MIESS (2008)

Associate Professor of Marketing

Ph.D., Georg August University in Göttingen

REBECCA FANG (2016)

Assistant Professor of Statistics

Ph.D., Michigan Technological University

GREGORY S. FARNELL (2015)

Associate Professor of Exercise Science

Ph.D., Kent State University

MARGARET E. FARRAR (2015)

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

Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

JALEH FAZELIAN (2014)

Associate Librarian

M.L.S., Indiana University

JEAN FEERICK (2013)

Associate Professor of English

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

LUIGI FERRI (2008)

Associate Professor of Italian

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

MARGARET O. FINUCANE (1998)

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

Ph.D., Kent State University

SIMON FITZPATRICK (2009)

Associate Professor of Philosophy

Ph.D., University of Sheffield

MARCUS T. GALLO (2014)

Associate Professor of History

Ph.D., University of California

JOANNA GARCIA (2017)

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

KATHERINE GATTO (1975)

Professor of Spanish

Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

NATHAN GEHLERT (2012)

Associate Professor and Chair, Department

of Counseling

Ph.D., Loyola University Maryland

ROBERT GIACALONE (2017)

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

Ph.D., The State University of New York at Albany

RICHARD T. GRENCI (2001)

Associate Professor of Management

Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

GERALD B. GUEST (2001)

Professor and Chair, Department of Art History and Humanities

Ph.D., New York University

JONATHAN GURARY (2018)

Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., Cleveland State University

KAREN GYGLI (1990)

Associate Professor of Theatre

Ph.D., Bowling Green State University

DWIGHT HAHN (1990)

Assistant Professor of Political Science

Ph.D., University of California-Riverside

EDWARD P. HAHNENBERG (2011)

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

Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

RODNEY J. HESSINGER (2014)

Professor of History; Associate Dean for Humanities and Social Sciences

Ph.D., Temple University

BRADLEY Z. HULL (2000)

Associate Professor of Management

Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

ABDULRAZAQ A. IMAM (2002)

Associate Professor of Psychology

Ph.D., West Virginia University

JEANNE E. JENKINS (1992)

Associate Professor of Education

Ph.D., Cornell University

JEFFREY R. JOHANSEN (1988)

Professor of Biology

Ph.D., Brigham Young University

ERIN JOHNSON (2009)

Associate Professor of Biology

Ph.D., Medical College of Ohio

ANGELA JONES (2010)

Associate Professor of Psychology; Director, Honors Program

Ph.D., Kent State University

SIMRAN K. KAHAI (2001)

Associate Professor of Economics

Ph.D., Auburn University

JISOK KANG (2018)

Assistant Professor of Finance

Ph.D., York University

JULIA KAROLLE-BERG (2002)

Associate Professor of German

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

SHARON M. KAYE (1998)

Professor of Philosophy

Ph.D., University of Toronto

DANIEL P. KILBRIDE (1997)

Professor of History

Ph.D., University of Florida

LINDA KOCH (1993)

Professor of Art History

Ph.D., Rutgers University

ROBERT J. KOLESAR (1962)

Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., Northwestern University

JAMES KRUKONES (1988)

Professor of History; Interim Academic Vice President; Associate Academic

Vice President

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

ANNE KUGLER (1998)

Professor of History; Associate Dean for Graduate and Professional Studies

Ph.D., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

PETER KVIDERA (2002)

Associate Professor of English

Ph.D., University of Washington

MAN LUNG (DESMOND) KWAN (2001)

Associate Professor of Chemistry

Ph.D., University of Florida

GRACIELA LACUEVA (1986)

Professor of Physics; Associate Dean for Science, Mathematics and Allied Health

Ph.D., New York University

DAVID M. LA GUARDIA (1968)

Professor of English

Ph.D., Kent State University

KATHY LEE (2011)

Assistant Dean, Pre-Health Professional Program

Ph.D., University of Cincinnati

SOKCHEA LIM (2013)

Assistant Professor of Economics

Ph.D., Southern Illinois University

JAMES L. LISSEMORE (1994)

Professor of Biology

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

BO LIU (2009)

Associate Professor of Art History

Ph.D., University of Michigan

ENRIQUE LUENGO (1995)

Associate Professor of Spanish

Ph.D., University of California-Los Angeles

MARC P. LYNN (1987)

Associate Professor of Management

Ph.D., Cleveland State University

BRIAN K. MACASKILL (1988)

Associate Professor of English

Ph.D., University of Washington

ELENA MANILICH (2015)

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

KATHLEEN M. MANNING (1970)

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

Ph.D., University of Toledo

MARIA N. MARSILLI (2002)

Professor of History

Ph.D., Emory University

MICHAEL P. MARTIN (2002)

Professor of Biology

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

DAVID MASCOTTI (1998)

Professor of Chemistry

Ph.D., Texas A&M University

PAMELA A. MASON (1993)

Associate Professor of Political Science

Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

TRACY MASTERSON (2008)

Associate Professor of Psychology

Ph.D., Kent State University

NEVIN MAYER (1987)

Associate Librarian

M.S.L.S., Case Western Reserve University

JENNIFER MALIA McANDREW (2008)

Associate Professor of History

Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

JOHN S. McBRATNEY (1988)

Professor of English

Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley

LTC JOSEPH McCLUSKEY (2000)

Assistant Professor of Military Science

M.B.A., Cleveland State University

SHEILA E. McGINN (1992)

Professor and Chair, Department of Theology and Religious Studies

Ph.D., Northwestern University

PHILIP J. METRES, III (2001)

Professor of English

Ph.D., Indiana University

ALAN R. MICIAK (2015)

Dean, Boler College of Business; Professor of Marketing

Ph.D., Kent State University

ROSANNA MIGUEL (2012)

Associate Professor of Management

Ph.D., University of Akron

MICHELLE MILLET (2013)

Director, Grasselli Library and

Breen Learning Center

M.A., Florida Atlantic University

PATRICK J. MOONEY (1995)

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

SCOTT B. MOORE (1986)

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

Ph.D., University of Kentucky

MARYCLAIRE MORONEY (1991)

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

Ph.D., Harvard University

ANNIE MOSES (2009)

Associate Professor of Education

Ph.D., Michigan State University

HELEN MURPHY (1969)

Professor of Psychology

Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology

PAUL V. MURPHY (2005)

Professor of History

Ph.D., University of Toronto

JACQUELYN A. NAGLE ZERA (2015)

Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

Ph.D., The University of Pittsburgh

ALBERT L. NAGY (1999)

Professor and Chair, Department of Accountancy

Ph.D., University of Tennessee

KEIKO NAKANO (1991)

Assistant Professor of Japanese; Director, East Asian Studies

M.A., John Carroll University

MICHAEL A. NICHOLS (1994)

Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Chemistry

Ph.D., Duke University

PAUL K.NIETUPSKI (1993)

Professor of Theology and Religious Studies

Ph.D., Columbia University

TAMBA NLANDU (2000)

Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Philosophy

Ph.D., Tulane University

THOMAS PACE (2002)

Associate Professor of English

Ph.D., Miami University

DANIEL W. PALMER (1995)

Professor of Computer Science

Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

MINDY J. PEDEN (2003)

Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science

Ph.D., Cornell University

MARTHA PERESZLENYI-PINTER (1991)

Associate Professor of French

Ph.D., The Ohio State University

ARTHUR R. PETZEL

Assistant Professor of Accountancy

Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

NAVEED K. PIRACHA (2002)

Professor of Physics

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

ROGER W. PURDY (1988)

Associate Professor of History

Ph.D., University of California-Santa Barbara

JOHN L. RAUSCH (2001)

Associate Professor of Education

Ph.D., Kent State University

CATHERINE A. ROSEMARY (1997)

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

Ph.D., University of Virginia

DEBRA J. ROSENTHAL (1999)

Professor and Chair, Department of English

Ph.D., Kent State University

GERALD J. SABO, S.J. (1981)

Associate Professor of Slavic Languages

Ph.D., Yale University

RALPH SAPORITO (2010)

Associate Professor of Biology

Ph.D., Florida International University

ZEKI SARITOPRAK (2002)

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

Ph.D., University of Marmara (Turkey)

BRIAN SAXTON (2015)

Assistant Professor of Management

Ph.D., The Ohio State University

JACQUELINE J. SCHMIDT (1973)

Professor of Communication; Interim Director, Entrepreneurship

Ph.D., University of Iowa

KAREN SCHUELE (1985)

Professor of Accountancy

Ph.D., Kent State University

LINDA M. SEITER (2003)

Professor of Computer Science

Ph.D., Northeastern University

MICHAEL P. SETTER (1999)

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Ph.D., Arizona State University

YI SHANG (2009)

Associate Professor of Education

Ph.D., Boston College

CHRISTOPHER A. SHEIL (2003)

Professor of Biology

Ph.D., University of Kansas

MARK SHELDON (2016)

Assistant Professor of Accountancy

Ph.D., Virginia Tech

PAUL L. SHICK (1985)

Professor of Mathematics

Ph.D., Northwestern University

ROBERT SHORT (2018)

Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

M.S., Ph.D., Lehigh University

LISA M. SHOAF (2002)

Assistant Professor of Education

Ph.D., Kent State University

DAVID SHUTKIN (2000)

Associate Professor of Education

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

WALTER O. SIMMONS (1995)

Professor of Economics; Associate Dean for Graduate and International Programs, Boler College of Business

Ph.D., Wayne State University

ANDREAS SOBISCH (1990)

Associate Professor of Political Science

Ph.D., Emory University

EARL W. SPURGIN (1995)

Professor of Philosophy

Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

MARIA SORIANO (2013)

Director, Writing Center

M.A., John Carroll University

JAYME STAYER, S.J. (2008)

Associate Professor of English

Ph.D., The University of Toledo

ELIZABETH STILES (2001)

Associate Professor of Political Science

Ph.D., Emory University

MARK G. STORZ (1998)

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

Ph.D., Cleveland State University

COLIN D. SWEARINGEN (2012)

Associate Professor of Political Science

Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

ELIZABETH v. SWENSON (1976)

Professor of Psychology

Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

ANTHONY M. TARESCAVAGE (2017)

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Ph.D., Kent State University

DIANNA TAYLOR (2001)

Professor of Philosophy; Don Shula Chair

Ph.D., State University of New York of Binghamton

MEGAN L. THORNTON (2010)

Associate Professor of Spanish

Ph.D., University of Kansas

KRISTEN J. TOBEY (2014)

Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies

Ph.D., University of Chicago Divinity School

BROOKE N. TURNER (2017)

Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

Ph.D., Robert Morris University

PAMELA J. VANDERZALM (2013)

Assistant Professor of Biology

Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley

GLORIA VAQUERA (2004)

Associate Professor of Sociology

Ph.D., University of New Mexico

AMY R. WAINWRIGHT (2013)

Assistant Librarian

M.F.A., Columbia College Chicago

MARK WANER (1999)

Associate Professor of Chemistry

Ph.D., Michigan State University

JAMES I. WATLING (2015)

Assistant Professor of Biology; Coburn Chair in Environmental Science

Ph.D., Florida International University

CHARLES A. WATTS (1996)

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

D.B.A., Indiana University

WILLIAM WEAVER (2016)

Visiting Instructor in Communication

M.A., Cleveland State University

MARIAH WEBINGER (2009)

Associate Professor of Accountancy

Ph.D., University of Nebraska at Omaha

GERALD P. WEINSTEIN (1988)

Professor of Accountancy

Ph.D., Kent State University;

CPA (Ohio)

ANDREW M. WELKI (1982)

Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Economics and Finance

Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

CYRILLA H. WIDEMAN (1972)

Professor of Biology

Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology

WENDY A. WIEDENHOFT-MURPHY (2003)

Professor of Sociology

Ph.D., University of Maryland-College Park

DOAN WINKEL (2017)

Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

YINGLU (ELLE) WU (2014)

Associate Professor of Marketing

Ph.D., Louisiana State University

JOHN H. YOST (1995)

Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Psychology

Ph.D., Washington University

SHERI D. YOUNG (1995)

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

FENG ZHAN (2014)

Assistant Professor of Finance

Ph.D., York University

JIE ZHANG (1998)

Associate Librarian

M.S., University of North Texas

JEN ZIEMKE (2008)

Associate Professor of Political Science

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

XIANWU (SEAN) ZHANG (2018)

Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance

Ph.D., Texas Tech University

THOMAS J. ZLATOPER (1984)

Professor of Economics

Ph.D., Northwestern University