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A talented group of faculty has joined the BW community. Of the 11 individuals, many are new to campus and a few are familiar faces in new roles.

BW welcomes 2018 new faculty

August 20, 2018

A talented group of faculty has joined the BW community. Of the 11 individuals, many are new to campus and a few are familiar faces in new roles.

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Raed Ba Helah

Assistant Professor, Public Health
Last Degree Earned:
Ph.D., Florida International University
Why I chose BW: "I chose BW for three reasons – diversity, inclusiveness and growth opportunities."

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Laura Croyle

Assistant Professor, Mathematics
Last Degree Earned:
 Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Kentucky 
Why I chose BW: "I am from Chardon, Ohio, and my husband is also from the area. Our dream has always been to return to the area."

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Cynthia Dieterich

Professor, School of Education
Last Degree Earned: Ph.D., Kent State University 
Why I chose BW: "I am happy to come home to Cleveland; and I am excited about joining the high-quality program in special education at BW."

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Soo Han

Associate Professor and Director of Orchestral Studies,
Conservatory of Music

Last Degree Earned:
D.M.A., Michigan State University College of Music
Why I chose BW: "I am impressed with BW's amazing sense of community and its mission of promoting social justice through education."

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Charlie Hughes

Associate Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders
Last Degree Earned:
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University
Why I chose BW: "I was drawn to the teaching and service mission of the University."

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Jason Keiber

Assistant Professor, Political Science
Last Degree Earned:
Ph.D., International Relations, The Ohio State University
Why I chose BW: "BW is a great liberal arts school in my home state!"

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Christine McBurney

Assistant Professor, Theatre and Dance, Conservatory of Music
Last Degree Earned:
M.F.A., Kent State University
Why I chose BW:
"BW has a great reputation. I have collaborated with many faculty, alumni and current students professionally in Cleveland."

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Sean Murphy

Assistant Professor, Conservatory of Music
Last Degree Earned: M.M., University of North Texas
Why I chose BW: "BW has a forward thinking faculty and welcoming environment."

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David Stoughton

Assistant Professor, Theatre and Dance
Last Degree Earned:
M.F.A., University of Arkansas
Why I chose BW: "I wanted to be a part of a strong, positive learning community focused on discovery and student development."

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Yueming Yang

Assistant Professor, Computer Science
Last Degree Earned:
Ph.D., University of Albany, SUNY
Why I chose BW: "I am happy to be working with wonderful colleagues to encourage a more diverse student group to take computer science classes at both the undergraduate and K-12 levels."

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Matthew Webb

Assistant Professor and Music Director for Music Theatre, Conservatory of Music
Last Degree Earned:
B.A., Baldwin Wallace University