Faculty & Staff

School of Education
Wheeler Hall, Harding Center for Teachers
(440) 826-2166
(440) 826-3779 (fax)

ADMINISTRATORS

Karen Kaye
Dean of the School of Education
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University
kkaye@bw.edu

Naomi Feldman
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Teacher Education Programs
Ed.D., Peabody College of Vanderbilt University
nfeldman@bw.edu

Susan Finelli-Genovese
Assistant Dean of K-12 MAED Programs, Assistant Professor of Education
Ed.D., Walden University
sfinelli@bw.edu

Ken Schneck
Director of the Leadership in Higher Education Program
Ph.D., Fordham University
kschneck@bw.edu

STAFF

Jane Ciuni
Program Assistant
M.Ed., Vanderbilt University

Gail Habig
MAEd Academic Program Assistant
M.A., John Carroll University

Joan Hager
Administrative Assistant to the Dean and Office Manager, School of Education

Paige Johnson
Coordinator of Field/Clinical Placements
M.S.Ed., The University of Akron 

Letitia Kolp
Academic Advisor for Licensure-Only and License+Masters Programs, University Supervisor
M.Min., Earlham School of Religion

Liana Wiemels
Licensure Specialist 
M.A.Ed., Baldwin Wallace University

FULL-TIME FACULTY

Rochelle Berndt
Assistant Professor of Education
Ph.D., Kent State University

Gary S. Christie
Associate Professor of Education
Ph.D., Kent State University

Clayton Dusek
Professor of Education
Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Lawrence Franz
Associate Professor of Education
Ph.D., Kent State University

Joseph Hruby
Professor of Education
Ph.D., Kent State University

Debra Janas
Professor of Education
Ph.D., Kent State University

Robert Janke
Professor of Education
Ph.D., The University of Michigan

Maureen Loudin
Associate Professor of Education
Ph.D., Kent State University

Chad Malcolm
Assistant Professor of Education
D.Ed., Walden University

Barbara Sposet
Associate Professor of Education
Ph.D., Kent State University

ADJUNCT FACULTY

David Bowlin
Lecturer in Education
Ed.D., University of Pittsburgh

Blaine Bryson
Lecturer in Education
M.A.Ed., Baldwin Wallace University

Anne Cole
Lecturer in Education and University Supervisor
M.A.Ed., Baldwin Wallace University

Charita Crockrom
Lecturer in Education
M.Ed., Cleveland State University

Anthony DiBiasio
Lecturer in Education
Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Kim Dittmann
Lecturer in Education
M.Ed., Cleveland State University

Matthew Dunlap
Lecturer in Education
M.S., Ashland University

Margaret Eaton
Lecturer in Education
M.A.Ed, Baldwin-Wallace College

James Emigh
Lecturer in Education
M.A., Allegheny College

Brian Friedt
Lecturer in Education
Ph.D., Kent State Universtity

Megan Garriga
Lecturer in Education
M.A., University of Louisville

Elise Geither
Lecturer in Education
Ph.D., Cleveland State University

Linn Grenert
Lecturer in Education
M.A., John Carroll University

Gjergj Haxhiu
Lecturer in Education
M.A., Norwich University

Jonathan Hicks
Lecturer in Education
M.A.Ed., Baldwin Wallace University

Cassandra Johnson
Lecturer in Education
Ph.D., University of Concordia, Chicago

E.J. Mahoney
Lecturer in Education
Ph.D., University of Akron

Jane Murphy
Lecturer in Education
Ph.D., Kent State University

William Romeo
Lecturer in Education
Ph.D., Kent State University

Brandi Seither
Lecturer in Education
M.A.Ed., Baldwin Wallace University

Brian Tumino
Lecturer in Education
M.A.Ed., Baldwin Wallace University

Vicki Turner
Lecturer in Education
M.Ed., Cleveland State University

David Vale
Lecturer in Education, edTPA Coordinator
M.Ed., Cleveland State University

Lloyd Wakefield
Lecturer in Education
M.S.Ed., The University of Akron

Judith Weddle
Lecturer in Education
M.A.Ed., Baldwin Wallace University