Faculty

Department of Art

Brian Carpenter, 2014, Assistant Professor, A.A., B.A., University of Toledo; M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy of Art

Jason Cox, 2015, Assistant Professor, B.F.A., M.A.T., The Maryland Institute College of Art; Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Debra Davis, 2000, Professor, B.A., M.S. Ed., Northern Illinois University; M.F.A., University of Colorado

Daniel Hernandez, 2012, Associate Professor, B.F.A, Northwest Missouri State University; M. F. A., American University

Thomas Lingeman, 1979, Professor, B.S., Ball State University; M.F.A., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

Thor J. Mednick, 2013, Professor, B.F.A., M.A., University of Southern California; Ph.D., Indiana University

Barbara W. F. Miner, 2000, Professor and Chair, B.F.A., State University of New York - New Paltz; M.F.A., Eastern Michigan University

Deborah Orloff, 1994, Professor and Associate Chair, B.F.A., Clark University; M.F.A., Syracuse University

Mysoon Rizk, 2000, Professor, B.A., Oberlin College; B.S., M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign

Karen Roderick-Lingeman, 2002, Senior Lecturer, B. Ed., The University of Toledo; M.F.A, University of North Dakota

Arturo Rodriguez, 2001, Associate Professor, B.F.A., Kansas City Art Institute; M.F.A., Indiana University – Bloomington

Barry Whittaker, 2011, Associate Professor, B.F.A., University of Texas; M.F.A., University of Colorado

Eric Zeigler, 2014, Assistant Professor, B.F.A., Bowling Green State University; M. F. A., San Francisco Art Institute

Department of Communication

Amy Capwell-Burns, 2003, Senior Lecturer, B.A., Baldwin-Wallace College; M.A., Cleveland State University; Ph.D., Bowling Green State University

Dee Drummond, 2007, Senior Lecturer, B.A., The University of Toledo; M.A., Michigan State University

Tasha Dunn, 2019, Associate Professor, BA, Concordia College; MA, Eastern Illinois University; PhD, University of South Florida

Jason Hibbs, 2020, Assistant Lecturer, B.S., Western Kentucky University; M.S., Montana State University-Billings

Paulette D. Kilmer, 1997, Professor, B.A., M.A., University of Wisconsin; M.A., University of Kansas; Ph.D., University of Illinois

Eleanor Kostecki, 2013, Associate Lecturer, B.S., Eastern Michigan University; M.A., Western Michigan University

Jacqueline Layng, 1997, Professor, B.A., M.A., Ed.D., Northern Illinois University

Gigi McNamara, 2016, Assistant Professor, B.A., The Pennsylvania State University; M.A., Duquesne University; Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

W. Benjamin Myers, 2019, Associate Professor and Chair, BA, Bluffton University; MA, Bowling Green State University; PhD, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

Fatima A. Shousher Simon, 2004, Senior Lecturer, B.A., University of Toledo; M.A., Bowling Green State University

Sumitra Srinivasan, 2006, Associate Professor, B.Sc., M.A., The University of Madras; M.S., Syracuse University; Ph.D., Georgia State University
 

Disability Studies Program

Allyson Day, 2014, Associate Professor, B.A., B.F.A., University of Maine at Framington; M.A., Simmons College; Ph.D., Ohio State University 

James Ferris, 2008, Professor and Ability Center of Greater Toledo Endowed Chair in Disability Studies, B.A., Marquette University; M.A., University of Texas at Austin; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.

Rebecca Monteleone, 2020, Assistant Professor, B.A., The Ohio State University; M.A., University of Kent; Ph.D., Arizona State University

Kim E. Nielsen, 2012, Professor and Program Director; B.A., Macalester College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa

Department of Economics

Abiye Alamina, 2018, Assistant Lecturer, B.Sc University of Lagos; M.Sc., University of Bristol; M.A., ABD, The Ohio State University.

Aliaksandr Amialchuk, 2007, Professor, B.A., Hrodno State University; M.A., National University Kyiv-Mohyla Academy; Ph.D., University of Houston

David C. Black, 1990, Associate Professor and Interim Chair, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York - Buffalo

James Bland, 2016, Assistant Professor, B.S., M.A., The University of Melbourne; M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University

Larry Cook, 2006, Senior Lecturer, B.A., M.A., The University of Toledo

Michael R. Dowd, 1989, Associate Professor, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York – Buffalo

Kevin Egan, 2005, Professor, B.A., Central College; Ph.D., Iowa State University

Kristen Keith, 1994, Professor and Associate Dean,  B.A., University of Montana; M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Onur Sapci, 2016, Associate Professor, B.A., Dokuz Eylul University; Ph.D., University of Wyoming

Oleg Smirnov, 2006, Professor and Graduate Director, B.S. Novosibirsk State University; M.A., West Virginia University; Ph.D., West Virginia University

Department of English Language and Literature

Elliot Adams, 2008, Associate Lecturer, B.A., M.A., University of Alabama; Ph.D., Bowling Green State University

Bashar Al-Hariri, 2018, Lecturer, B.A. Damascus University; MA Yarmouk University; MA-ESL University of Toledo

Elizabeth Anderson, 2015, Lecturer, BA Ohio State University; MA., University of Toledo

Sheri Benton, 2012, Lecturer, B.A., M.A. University of Toledo

Ayendy Bonifacio, 2020, Assistant Professor, B.A., City College of New York; M.A., Ph.D. The Ohio State University

Tyler Branson, 2017, Associate Professor, B.A., University of Oklahoma; M.A., University of Kansas; Ph.D., Texas Christian University

Daniel Compora, 1993, Associate Professor, A.S., Monroe County Community College; B.A., M.Ed., Ph.D., The University of Toledo

Paul Conner, 2007, Associate Lecturer, B.S., Indiana University Southeast; M.A., University of Louisville

Deborah Coulter-Harris, 2007, Senior Lecturer, B.A., Fitchburg State College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Toledo

Michelle Davidson, 2004, Senior Lecturer, B.A., M.A., The University of Toledo

Alexandra DeRosa, 2018, Lecturer, B.A. Bennington College; M.A. City University of New York

Michael S. Dubose, 2005, Senior Lecturer, B.A., M.A., University of North Florida; Ph.D., Bowling Green State University

Anthony Edgington, 2005, Associate Professor, B.A., University of Pittsburg; M.A. Slippery Rock University; Ph.D., University of Louisville

David L. Erben, 1997, Assistant Professor, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of South Florida

Christina M. Fitzgerald, 2003, Professor, B.A., Columbia University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Joseph Gamble, 2019, Assistant Professor, B.A. University of Alabama; Ph.D. University of Michigan

Timothy Geiger, 1997, Professor, B.A., West Chester University of Pennsylvania; M.F.A., University of Alabama

Melissa Valiska Gregory, 2002, Professor and Interim Dean, B.A., College of Wooster; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University

Kevin W. Jett, 2003, Senior Lecturer, B.A., M.A., Indiana State

Rosemary Johnson-Kurek, 2003, Senior Lecturer, B.A., M.A., Bowling Green State University; Ph.D., The University of Toledo

Laura S. Keller, 2005, Senior Lecturer, B.A., M.A., The University of Toledo

Joey S. Kim, 2020, Visiting Assistant Professor, B.A. John Carrol University; M.A., PhD The Ohio State University

Kimberly Mack, 2015, Associate Professor, B.F.A., New York University; M.F.A., Antioch University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Andrew Mattison, 2005, Professor and Chair, A.B., Vassar College; M.A., Ph.D., Brandeis University

Deirdre Perlini, 2015, Lecturer, B.A., DePaul University; MA, University of Toledo

Sabrina Peters-Whitehead, 2004, Senior Lecturer, B.A., Carson-Newman College; M.A., Virginia Polytechnic and State University

Michael V. Piotrowski, 1988, Senior Lecturer, B.A., Siena Heights College; M.A., The University of Toledo

Melinda Reichelt, 1997, Professor, B.A., Anderson University; M.A., Ph.D., Purdue University

Patricia M. Reid, 1991, Senior Lecturer, B.A., State University of New York - Plattsburg; M.A., State University of New York - Binghamton

Parama Sarkar, 2009, Associate Professor, B.A., Presidency College, India; M.A., Jadavpur University, India; Ph.D., Michigan State University

Barbara Schneider, 2001, Professor, B.A., Gonzaga University; M.A., Ph.D., Wayne State University

Suzanne E. Smith, 1989, Senior Lecturer, B.A., State University of New York - Brockport; M.A., The University of Toledo

Paul Stabile, 2013, Lecturer, B.S. Saint Louis University, M.A., University of Missouri-St. Louis; Ph.D., Saint Louis University

Skaidrite Stelzer, 1985, Assistant Professor, B.A., M.A., Western Michigan University; Ph.D., Kent State University

Benjamin Stroud, 2011, Professor, B.A., University of Texas, Austin; M.A., M.F.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan

Mary B. Van Ness, 1989, Senior Lecturer, B.A., M.A., The University of Toledo

Mary Beth Wetli, 2014, Lecturer, B.A., Villanova University; M.A., University of Notre Dame; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Paul W. Wise, 2004, Senior Lecturer, B.A., Northern Michigan University; M.A., Bowling Green State University; Ph.D., Michigan State University

Sara J. Yaklin, 2004, Senior Lecturer, B.A., Hiram College; M.A., University of Toledo

Department of Geography and Planning

Bhuiyan Alam, 2006, Professor, B.S., Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology; M.S., Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok; M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University

Kevin Czajkowski, 1998, Professor, B.S., State University of New York at Oneonta; Ph.D., University of Michigan

Daniel J. Hammel, 2005, Professor, B.A., Kansas State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Patrick Lawrence, 1999, Professor and Chair, B.E.S., University of Waterloo; M.Sc., University of Guelph; Ph.D., University of Waterloo 

David J. Nemeth, 1989, Professor, B.A., M.A., California State University - Northridge; Ph.D., University of California - Los Angeles

Neil Reid, 1991, Professor, B.A., M.A., University of Glasgow; M.A., Miami University; Ph.D., Arizona State University

M. Beth Schlemper, 2008, Professor, B.A., M.A., University of Missouri Columbia; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin Madison

Sujata Shetty, 2005, Professor and Director of the Urban Affairs Center, B.Arch., School of Planning and Architecture (New Delhi); M.U.P., Ph.D., University of Michigan


Department of History

Charles Beatty-Medina, 2003, Professor, B.A., Hunter College of The City University of New York; M.A., Ph.D., Brown University

Kristen Geamen, 2014, Associate Lecturer, B.A., University of Delaware; M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern California

Chelsea Griffis, 2014, Associate Lecturer, M.A., Ph.D., University of Toledo

Shingi Mavima, 2019, Assistant Professor, B.A., M.I.A. Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., Michigan State University

Roberto Padilla, 2009, Associate Professor, B.A., M.A., San Francisco State University; Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Ami Pflugrad-Jackisch, 2014, Associate Professor and Chair, B.A., M.A., University of Maine; Ph.D., University at Buffalo (SUNY)

Michael Stauch, 2017, Assistant Professor, B.A. Wayne State University; M.A., Ph.D., Duke University

Department of Music

Robert Ballinger, 2002, Senior Lecturer, B.M., University of Toledo; M.M., Northwestern University

Michael Boyd, 1987, Professor, B.M., Wisconsin Conservatory of Music; M.M., D.M.A., Eastman School of Music

Timothy D. Brakel, 2000, Professor, B.S., Jacksonville State University; M.S., Indiana State University; D.M.E., Indiana University

Norman Damschroder, 2002, Senior Lecturer, B.M., University of Toledo; M.M., Bowling Green State University

Lee Heritage, 1993, Professor and Interim Chair, B.M., Shenandoah University; M.M., University of Wisconsin; D.M.A., University of Illinois

David N. Jex, 1983, Professor, B.M., The University of Toledo; M.M., Bowling Green State University; D.M.A., Cleveland Institute of Music/Case Western Reserve University

Erik Johanson, 1993, Associate Professor, B.A., Augustana College; M.M., University of Cincinnati

David C. Mariasy, 1982, Senior Lecturer, B.A., The University of Toledo; M.M., Bowling Green State University

Gunnar Mossblad, 2002, Professor, B.M., M.M., University of North Texas

Emily Oehrtman, 2019, Visiting Assistant Professor, B.M., Eastman School of Music; M.M., Penn State University; D.M.A., The Ohio State University

Olman Piedra, 2011, Associate Professor, B.M., Baylor University; M.M.P., M.M., University of Michigan; D.M.A., Bowling Green State University

Bradley Pierson, 2015, Assistant Professor, B.M., University of Nevada Las Vegas; M.M., California State University; D.M.A., University of Washington

Andrew Rhodes, 2013, Associate Lecturer, B.M., Butler University; M.M., Ohio University; Ed.D., University of Illinois

Pamela Stover, 2011, Associate Professor, B.M., Iowa State University; M.A., University of Iowa; Ph.D., Indiana University

Jason Stumbo, 2005, Associate Professor, B.S., M.M., University of Tennessee; Ph.D., University of Missouri

Jay Weik, 2010, Senior Lecturer, B.M., Berklee College of Music; M.M., New England Conservatory of Music

Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies

Ammon Allred, 2008, Associate Professor, BA, Brigham Young University; M.A., Ph.D., Villanova University.

Ovamir Anjum, 2009, Professor, B.E., University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.A., University of Chicago; M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison

Nina Atanasova, 2014, Associate Lecturer, M.A., Sofia University; Ph.D., Bulgarian Academy of Science; M.A., University of Cincinnati; Ph.D., University of Cincinnati

Jeanine Diller, 2010, Associate Professor, B.A., Wheaton College; M.A. Syracuse University; Ph.D., University of Michigan

Peter Feldmeier, 2011, Professor, B.A., Purdue University; M.A., University of St. Thomas; M.Div., St. Paul Seminary; Ph.D., Graduate Theological Union

Ben Grazzini, 2007, Senior Lecturer, B.A., Penn State University; M.A., Ph.D., The New School of Social Research

Christopher Martin, 2018, Associate Professor, B.A., Mary Washington College; M.A. Michigan State University; Ph.D., Purdue University

Yonatan Miller, 2016, Assistant Professor, B.A., Yeshiva University; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University

Madeline Muntersbjorn, 1994, Associate Professor, B.A., Carleton College; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

John Sarnecki, 2002, Associate Professor and Chair, B.A., M.A., University of Calgary; Ph.D., Rutgers University

Department of Political Science and Public Administration

Daniel Boden, 2019, Associate Professor, B.A., Brigham Young University, Master of Public Administration, Virginia Tech, Ph.D. Virginia Tech

Jeffrey Broxmeyer, 2015, Associate Professor, B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.Phil., Ph.D., The Graduate Center-CUNY

Jetsabe Caceres, 2011, Associate Professor and Chair, B.A., University of Puerto Rico; M.A., Ph.D., University of Florida

Anthony Daniels, 2016 Associate Lecturer, B.S., M.A. Eastern Michigan University; Ph.D. Wayne State University

Renee J. Heberle, 1997, Professor, B.A., Brandeis University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Samuel P. Nelson, 2001, Associate Professor, B.A., Northwestern University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison

Saatvika Rai, 2016, Assistant Professor, B.A. Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University; M.S., Erasmus Mundus; M.A., Ph.D. University of Kansas

Jami Taylor, 2009, Professor, B.A., M.P.A., Old Dominion University; M.L.I.S., University of North Carolina, Greensboro; Ph.D., North Carolina State University

Michael Joel Voss, 2015, Associate Professor, B.A., University of North Carolina, Wilmington; M.A., Arcadia University; LL.M, Universiteit Utrecht School of Law, The Netherlands; Ph.D., University of Virginia

Qun Wang, 2020, Assistant Professor, B.S., Law North China Electric Power University, M.A. Public Affairs, Indiana University Bloomington, Ph.D. Public Policy, Indiana University Bloomington

Department of Psychology

Wesley A. Bullock, 1988, Associate Professor, B.A., M.S., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Stephen D. Christman, 1989, Professor, B.A., University of Michigan; Ph.D., University of California - Berkeley

Jon D. Elhai, 2009, Professor, B.A., University of Delaware; M.S., Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University

Sarah E. Francis, 2014, Associate Professor, B.A., Albany, SUNY; Ph.D., University of Hawaii at Manoa

Andrew L. Geers, 2001, Professor, B.A., University of Cincinnati; M.S., Ph.D., Ohio University

Kim L. Gratz, 2016, Professor and Chair, B.A., Tulane University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Boston

Henry E. Heffner, 1987, Professor, B.A., Trinity College; M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University

John D. Jasper, 2001, Professor, B.S., Kansas State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa

Gregory J. Meyer, 2003, Professor, B.S., University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign; M.S., Ph.D., Loyola University in Chicago

Peter G. Mezo, 2015, Associate Professor, B.S., University of Toronto; Ph.D., University of Hawaii-Manoa

Joni L. Mihura, 1996, Professor, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Oklahoma State University

Kamala London Newton, 2005, Professor, B.A., Grand Valley State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Wyoming

Jason Rose, 2009, Associate Professor, B.A., Purdue University; Ph.D., University of Iowa

Cin Cin Tan, 2019, Assistant Professor, B.A. Purdue University; M. S., Ph.D., The University of Texas at Dallas

Mojisola F. Tiamiyu, 1997, Associate Professor, B.Sc., Obafemi Awolowo University; M.Sc., University of Jos; Ph.D., University of Toronto

Matthew Tull, 2016, Professor, B.A. Wake Forest University; M.A., Southern Methodist University; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts

Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Shahna Arps, 2014, Assistant Professor, B.A., Ohio University-Athens; M.A. Ph.D., Ohio State University

Melissa Baltus, 2014, Associate Professor, B.A., Minnesota State University-Morehead; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Patricia F. Case, 2004, Professor, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Wayne State University

Dwight N. Haase, 2007, Associate Professor and Chair, B.S.W., Purdue University; M.A., Clark University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Seamus P. Metress, 1969, Professor, B.S., University of Notre Dame; M.A., Columbia University; Ph.D., Indiana University

Monita Mungo, 2014, Assistant Professor, B.A., Pepperdine University; M.A., Ph.D., Wayne State University

Karie Peralta, 2015, Associate Professor, B.A., Saint Xavier University Chicago; M.A., Loyola University Chicago; Ph.D., University of Miami

Angela Siner, 1989, Director of Africana Studies, B.A., Grambling State University; M.A., University of Southwest Louisiana

Jerry Van Hoy, 2000, Associate Professor, Co-Director of Law and Social Thought, Director of Master of Liberal Studies, B.A., University of California - Santa Cruz; M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University

Thomas Zych, 2015, Lecturer, B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; M.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Department of Theatre and Film

Matt Foss, 2018 Associate Professor, B.A., Northwestern College; M.F.A., The Theatre Conservatory of the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University; Ph.D., Wayne State University

Holly Hey, 2006, Professor, B.F.A., Ohio University; M.F.A., School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Quincy Joyner, 2018, Assistant Lecturer, B.A., Columbia College Chicago; M.S. DePaul University; M.F.A., Vermont College of Fine Arts

Tammy A. Kinsey, 2000, Professor, B.A., Virginia Tech; M.F.A., Virginia Commonwealth University

Edmund Lingan, 2007, Professor, B.F.A., Texas State University; Ph.D., City University of New York

Kelly McBane, 2016, Associate Lecturer, B.A., Slippery Rock University; M.F.A. Ohio University

Holly Monsos, 1992, Professor and Chair, B.A., Michigan State University; M.F.A., University of Montana

Christopher M. Montpetit, 2014, Associate Lecturer, B.A., Niagara University; M.F.A., Columbia University

Stephen Sakowski, 2015, Associate Professor, B.F.A., Otterbein College; M.F.A., University of California San Diego

Daniel Thobias, 2012, Associate Professor, B.F.A., University of California, Berkley; M.F.A., North Carolina School of Arts

Nathaniel White, 2016, Associate Lecturer, B.A., University of Nebraska-Kearney; M.F.A., The University of Alabama

Matt Yockey, 2010, Professor, B.A., Indiana University; M.A., Ohio University; Ph.D., Indiana University

Department of Women’s and Gender Studies

Asma M. Abdel Halim, 2004, Professor, LL.B., LL.M., University of Khartoum; MAIA, Ph.D., Ohio University

Sharon Barnes, 2001, Associate Professor and Chair, B.A., Sienna Heights College; M.A., Ph.D., The University of Toledo

Rachel Dudley, 2019, Assistant Professor, B.A., Grand Valley State University; M.A., The Ohio State University; Ph.D., Emory University

Shara Crookston, 2009, Associate Professor, B.A., Arizona State University; M.A., University of Alabama; Ph.D., University of Mississippi

Jeanne Kusina, 2011, Distinguished University Lecturer, B.A., Lourdes College; M.B.A., Tiffin University; M.A., University of Toledo; Ph.D., Bowling Green State University
 

Department of World Languages and Cultures

An Chung Cheng, 1998, Professor, B.A., Fu Jen Catholic University; M.A., Ohio University; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign

Walter Denk, 1990, Senior Lecturer, B.S., Northwestern University; ABD, Michigan State

Warren Dick, 2003, Senior Lecturer, B.A., M.A., George Washington University; Ph.D., Ohio State University

Friederike Emonds, 1994, Associate Professor of German, M.A., Washington University; Ph.D., University of California – Davis

Mary L. Hoak, 2011, Lecturer, B.A.,Mercer University; M.A. (German), University of Georgia; M.A. (French), Middlebury College; Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Michael A. Kistner, 1994, Senior Lecturer, B.A., M.A., Bowling Green State University

Juan Martin, 1994, Associate Professor of Spanish, B.A., Complutense University of Madrid; M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern California

Manuel R. Montes, 2018, Assistant Professor of Spanish, B.A., Universidad Autónoma Zacatecas (Mexico); M.A. Benemérita Universidad de Puebla (Mexico); Ph.D. University of Cincinnati

Mirta Parodi, 2007, Senior Lecturer, B.A., Universidad de la Republica (Montevideo); M.A., The University of Toledo

Laurie Puszczewicz, 2005, Senior Lecturer, B.A., M.A., The University of Toledo

Linda Rouillard, 2001, Professor of French and Chair, B.A., M.A.T., University of Vermont; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Gaby Semaan, 2007, Associate Professor of Arabic, B.A., Lebanese University; M.A., The University of Toledo; Ph.D., Bowling Green State University

Kathleen Thompson-Casado, 1993, Associate Professor of Spanish, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Cheryl Wessel, 2003, Senior Lecturer, B.A., Luther College; M.A., The University of Toledo

Kasumi Yamazaki, 2016, Associate Professor of Japanese, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., the University of Toledo