• Our Faculty

    Our staff consists of highly qualified professionals who are dedicated to promoting student success. Our staff members come from a range of backgrounds in the public and private sectors.

    Brandon Abood
    Faculty in Literature
    M.F.A. Creative Writing, University of Washington; B.A. Journalism

    Christa Adams
    Faculty in Literature
    Ph.D., History, The University of Akron; M.A., Religious Studies, John Carroll University; B.A., History, Youngstown State University

    Nicholas Altieri
    Faculty in Literature
    M.F.A. Creative Writing, University of Washington; B.A. Journalism

    Craig Atzberger
    Faculty in Mathematics
    Ph.D. Systems & Control Engineering, Case Western Reserve University; M.S. Management Science, Weatherhead School of Management; Advanced B.A. Mathematics, Occidental College 

    Brett Baisch
    Faculty in Physical Education and Health
    M.Ed. Health Education & Promotion, Kent State University; B.S. Physical Education, The University of Akron

    Kristin Collins
    Faculty in History
    Ph.D. Russian History, The Ohio State University; M.A. Slavic and East European Studies, The Ohio State University; M.A. Modern American History, Florida State University; B.A. History & Ancient Greek, University of New Hampshire

    Elaine Commisso
    Faculty in Spanish

    Jennifer Marquez Eccher
    Faculty in Arts (Dance)
    M.F.A Dance through Hollins University in association with The American Dance Festival (Duke University), The Frankfurt Conservatory of Performing Arts (Germany) and The Forsythe Company (Germany); B.F.A. Dance Performance and Composition, Kent State University

    Wren Haven
    Faculty in Physics

    John S. Hogue
    Faculty in History
    Ph.D. History, University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.A. History, University of Wisconsin-Madison; B.A. History, Kalamazoo College

    Daniel Kenworthy
    Faculty in MusicM.A. Music History and Early Music Performance Practice, Case Western Reserve University; B.M. Music Education, The College of New Jersey

    Gwendolyn M. Kinebrew
    Faculty in Biology
    Ph.D. Cell and Developmental Biology, Temple University; M.A. Cell and Developmental Biology, Temple University; B.S. Biology, Arcadia University

    Christian Lehmann
    Faculty in Literature
    Ph.D. Classics. University of Southern California; M.A. Classics USC; M.A. Comparative Literature, USC; B.A. Foreign Languages and Literatures, Bard College

    Evan McCormick
    Faculty in Chinese
    M.A Chinese Literature, University of Kansas; M.S. Education – Foreign Language Pedagogy Emphasis, University of Kansas; B.A. TESOL, Carroll College 

    Amani Mende
    Faculty in Special Education
    BS, MEd, Cleveland State University

    Michael Parker
    Faculty in Literature
    Ph.D. English, Case Western Reserve University; M.A., English, CWRU; B.A. Russian Language and Literature, University of Pittsburgh

    Lena Pogrebinsky
    Faculty in Mathematics

    Guy Andre Risko
    Dean of Studies; Faculty in Literature
    Ph.D. in American Literature, Binghamton University; M.A. in English and Young Adult Literature, Binghamton University; B.A. in Philosophy and English Literature, University of Pittsburgh 

    Ángel Rolón
    Faculty in Spanish
    M.A. in Spanish – Latin American Studies, Cleveland State University; B.A. in Spanish, Ohio Wesleyan University

    Sweer Shah
    Faculty in Mathematics
    M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction, Cleveland State University; M.S. Mathematics, Cleveland State University; B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Pune, India

    Ling-Ling Shih
    Faculty in Chinese
    Ph.D. and M.A. Cultural Anthropology, State University of New York at Albany; M.A. in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, Middlebury College; B.A. in English, California State University at Sacramento

    Cory Steinbruner
    Faculty in Mathematics

    Heidi Stoffer
    Faculty in Literature
    Ph.D English, Kent State University; M.A. English, Cleveland State University; B.A. English and B.A. Creative Writing, Ashland University.

    Jennifer Sweeney
    Faculty in Literature
    Ph.D. English, Literature, and Rhetoric, Binghamton University; B.A. English, University of Pittsburgh 

    Christine Ticknor
    Faculty in Chemistry and Biology
    Ph.D. Genetics, Yale University; M.Phil Genetics, Yale University; M.Ed. John Carroll University; B.A. Biology, Case Western Reserve University 

    Steven Wang
    Faculty in Chemistry
    Ph.D. in Environmental Toxicology, University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.Ed., John Carroll University; B.S. in Environmental Science, Tunghai University, Taiwan, R.O.C.