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    Oberlin College
   
 
  Oct 24, 2017
 
 
    
Course Catalog 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Faculty, Staff, and Trustees (as of May 2008)


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Emeritus Faculty and Staff

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The dates indicate the years of beginning and ending of active service for Oberlin College.

Martin Nicholas Ackermann
1966-2006
Professor of Chemistry
PhD

Richard H. Anderson
1995-2003
Associate Professor of Singing
MM

George Harold Andrews
1962-1997
Andrew and Pauline Delaney Professor of Mathematics
PhD

Judith L. Appleton
1977-1997
Medical Coordinator
MD

Jane S. Armitage
1987-2002
Associate Professor of Theater
BA

Paul Beaver Arnold
1940-1985
Eva and John Young-Hunter Professor of Art
MFA

Thelma Arnold
1952-1993
Custodial Supervisor

Robert F. Baustian
1966-1983
Professor of Orchestral Conducting
MM

David Hill Benzing
1965-2006
Robert S. Danforth Professor of Biology
PhD

William Edward Bigglestone
1966-1986
Archivist
MA

Howarth P. Boyle
1988-1997
Director, Business Initiatives Program
BBA

Marjorie W. Brittingham
1976-2003
Executive Director, Alumni Association
BA

Jere Waite Bruner
1967-1997
Associate Professor of Politics
PhD

Terry S. Carlton
1963-2001
Professor of Chemistry
PhD

Eric J. Carpenter
1981-2007
Collection Development Librarian
MA

Raymonde Carroll
1983-2002
Professor of French
PhD

Alice Chalifoux
1971-1997
Teacher of Harp
BM

David Walter Clark
1963-1968; 1972-1990
Senior Trust Officer
MDiv

Dorothy E. Clark
1990-2005
Custodial Services Manager

Marcia Lillian Colish
1963-2001
Frederick B. Artz Professor of History
PhD

Martha Collins
1997-2007
Pauline Delaney Professor of Creative Writing

Nancy Cooper
1971-1993
Assistant Dean of Students/Residential Life
MA

Roger Sheldon Cooper
1966-1984
Treasurer
MA

Norman Castleman Craig
1957-2000
Robert & Eleanor Biggs Professor of Chemistry
PhD

Thomas E. Cramer
1947-1984
Professor of Music Theory and Trombone
MA

Lisa G. Crawford
1973-2005
Professor of Harpsichord
AM

Mary J. Culhane
1956-66; 1966-1988
Associate Professor of Physical Education, Women’s Athletic Director
MA

Mary Ann Danenberg
1952-1998
Teacher of Pianoforte
M. Mus

Nelson L. de Jesus
1969-2007
Professor of French
PhD

Ronald J. DiCenzo
1972-2006
Professor of History and East Asian Studies
PhD

Robert H. Drummond
1954-1993
Professor of Music Theory
MA

Richard J. Dunn
1983-1991
Vice President for Development and Alumni Affairs
MPA

David Allen Egloff
1966-1999
Professor of Biology
PhD

Margaret S. Erikson
1982-2005
Director of Alumni Activities
BA

Kenneth R. Ervin
1984-2006
Director of Networking, Operations and Systems.
BS

Stuart Friebert
1961-1997
Professor of Creative Writing
PhD

Barbara A. Fuchsman
1980-2002
Director, Federal Grants
MA

Taras D. Gabora
1991-2000
Professor of Violin

Carol Henderson Ganzel
1980-1995
Editor, Oberlin College Observer
MA

Dewey Alvin Ganzel, Jr.
1958-1997
Professor of English
PhD

Douglass S. Gardner
1981-1992
Dean of Enrollment Planning
EdM

C. Richard Gilbert
1964-1989
Staff Associate in the Physical Plant;
Manager of Rental Properties
BBS

Samuel Goldberg
1953-1985
Professor of Mathematics
PhD

Daniel J. Goulding
1966-2001
Professor of Film Studies and Theater Arts
PhD

Linda K. Grashoff
1984-2001
Senior Editor of Online News
BA

Nathan Abraham Greenberg
1956-1998
Professor of Classics
PhD

Linda T. Grimm
1972-2007
Professor of Anthropology
PhD

Robert Henry Grimm
1965-2000
Professor of Philosophy
PhD

Joseph Walter Gurtis, Jr.
1965-1989
Associate Professor of Physical Education, Men’s Athletic Director
EdM

Robert A. Haslun
1972-2007
Secretary of the College
AB

Ursula R. Haslun
1976-2007
Manager of Concert Production
BA

Howard T. Hatton
1949-1987
Professor of Singing
MMus

Peter J. Hawkins
1952-1984
Professor of Chemistry
PhD

John C. Hays
1998-2004
Vice President for Development
BA

James J. Helm
1968-2003
Professor of Classics
PhD

Norman D. Henderson
1960-2005
Professor of Psychology
PhD

Herbert Henke
1962-1999
Professor of Eurhythmics
EdD

David Hershiser
1969-2002
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
PhD

Helen Hodam
1963-1984
Professor of Singing
MM

Richard Hoffmann
1954-2004
Professor of Composition and Music Theory

Sandra J. Hougland
1971-2003
Assistant Director of Residential Life

Adrienne Lash Jones
1983-2000
Associate Professor of African American Studies
PhD

H. Dean Kelly
1983-84; 1987-2000
Coordinator for Disabled Students
PhD

Christian Koch
1970-2003
Professor of Computer Science; Program Director
PhD

Robert F. Krisha
1966-1989
Construction Manager

George H. Langeler
1959-1992
Dean of Students
PhD

Frank Laycock
1962-1988
Professor of Psychology
PhD

Judith Layng
1979-1996
Professor of Opera Theater
MA

Richard A. Levin
1968-2003
Professor of Biology
PhD

Pearl S. Lin
1985-2002
Controller
BA

Lois Lindberg
1963-1987
Associate Librarian
BLS

 

Katherine B. Linehan
1971-2007
Professor of English
PhD

Dayton E. Livingston
1962-1988
Vice President for Business and Finance
MBA

Robert Morrow Longsworth
1964-2001
Professor of English
PhD

Dennis Noel Luck
1972-2005
Professor of Biology
DPhil

Paul Mast
1972-2002
Professor of Music Theory
PhD

Miles Mauney
1963-1986
Professor of Pianoforte
MA

Lawrence F. McDonald
1970-2003
Professor of Clarinet
PhD

Albert J. McQueen
1966-1995
Professor of Sociology
PhD

Daniel Davy Merrill
1962-1998
Professor of Philosophy
PhD

Richard A. Michaels
1970-2006
Professor; Director of Swimming and Diving
MA

David Hargreaves Miller
1969-2006
Associate Professor of Biology
PhD

Edward J. Miller
1971-1998
Professor of Composition and Music Theory
MM

Judith Beinstein Miller
1972-2005
Professor of Psychology
PhD

Richard Miller
1964-2006
Professor of Singing
MM

Gil Miranda
1983-2001
Professor of Music Theory
Diploma in Composition

Don Mittleman
1971-1989
Professor of Mathematics
PhD

Daniel T. Moe
1972-1992
Professor of Choral Conducting
PhD

Kenneth R. Moore
1955-1987
Professor of Bassoon
BMus

L. Dean Nuernberger
1964-1989
Professor of Music Theory; Director, Collegium Musicum
PhD

Joseph Nicholas Palmieri
1961-2001
Professor of Physics
PhD

Garth B. Peacock
1959-1991
Professor of Organ
MM

Carl Adrian Peterson
1958-1997
Professor of English
PhD

Ronald H. Pflaum
1983-2001
Manager of the Central Heating Plant

Robert Bell Pierce
1964-2004
Professor of English
PhD

Robert Piron
1961-2007
Professor of Economics
PhD

Barbara Pitts
1951-1991
Bursar

Carolyn Rabson
1982-1992
Associate Librarian; Conservatory Librarian for Public Services
MSLS

Donna M. Raynsford
1988-1998
Vice President for Operations

Joseph Ruch Reichard
1938; 1939-1983
Professor of German
PhD

James E. Reinker
1962-1999
Auxiliary Services Coordinator
PhD

William Burns Renfrow, Jr.
1944-1978
Professor of Chemistry
PhD

Sidney Rosenfeld
1983-2000
Professor of German

Roberta C. Russell
1986-2001
Client Support Analyst
DM

Richard C. Schoonmaker
1960-1993
Professor of Chemistry
PhD

Joseph Schwartz
1960-1998
Professor of Pianoforte

Thomas Fairchild Sherman
1960-1961; 1966-1996
Professor of Biology
DPhil

Fredrick Davis Shults
1957-59; 1960-1995
Professor of Athletics and Physical Education
PEdD

Beatrice A. Skeens
1962-2004
Manager of Telephone Services

William Robert Skinner
1966-2001
Professor of Geology
PhD

Viktoria Skrupskelis
1967-1999
Professor of French
PhD

Kenneth Sloane
1978-2000
Director of Piano Technology

Dorothy Mabel Smith
1930-1974
Director of Placement and Graduate Counseling
BA

Joseph Lyons Snider
1969-1997
Professor of Physics
PhD

Robert Joseph Soucy
1966-1998
Professor of History
PhD

Richard Edmund Spear
1967-2000
Mildred C. Jay Professor of Art History
PhD

Ruth E. Spencer
1995-2006
Director of Human Resources
JD

Martha Stacy
1971-1993
Professor of Piano Pedagogy
MM

Ira Sherman Steinberg
1961-1998
Professor of Philosophy
EdD

Sylvan Suskin
1968-2001
Professor of Musicology
PhD

Mathis Szykowski
1965-1995
Associate Professor of French
PhD

Athena Tacha
1963-2000
Professor of Art
Docteur du 3e Cycle

Philip Francis Tear
1966-1984
Editor of the Alumni Magazine
BA

John R. Thompson
1964-1991
Professor of Psychology; Director of
Psychological Services
PhD

Haskell L. Thomson
1961-2003
Professor of Organ
MM

Kay Thomson
1995-2003
Vice President for Development and Alumni Affairs
MEd

Ralph Harold Turner
1947-1979
Professor of Psychology
PhD

Diane Vreuls
1977-1996
Associate Professor of Creative Writing
MA

Frances Walker Slocum
1976-1991
Professor of Pianoforte
MA

Warren Franklin Walker, Jr.
1947-1985
Professor of Biology
PhD

James Leo Walsh
1966-2007
Professor of Sociology
PhD

Robert Edson Warner
1965-2001
Donald R. Longman Professor of Physics
PhD

Kevin J. Weidenbaum
Director of Client Services, Computing Center
1975-1999
PhD

James Walker White
1967-1990
Director of Financial Aid
EdB

Forbes Johnstone Whiteside
1951-1989
Professor of Art
MFA

Robert H. Willoughby
1955-1987
Professor of Flute
MMus

Robert A. Wohleber
1946-1988
Maintenance Manager

W. Dean Wolfe
1964-1993
Associate Professor of Speech and Learning Assistance
MA

J. Milton Yinger
1947-1987
Professor of Sociology/Anthropology
PhD, LHD

David P. Young
1961-2003
Donald R. Longman Professor of English
PhD

Grover A. Zinn Jr.
1996-2006
Professor of Religion
PhD

James E. Zinser
1967-2007
Professor of Economics
PhD

The College of Arts and Sciences Teaching Staff

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The date (in parentheses) following the person’s rank and title indicates the beginning of service at Oberlin College.

Ann Cooper Albright
Professor of Dance (1989)
BA, Bryn Mawr College, 1981
MFA, Temple University, 1983
PhD, New York University, 1991

Pamela Alexander (2)
Associate Professor of Creative Writing (1997)
BA, Bates College, 1970
MFA, University of Iowa, 1973

Kazim Ali
Assistant Professor of Creative Writing (2007)
BA, University at Albany, 1993
MA, University at Albany, 1995
MFA, New York University, 2001

Taylor St. Claire Allen
Associate Professor of Biology(1996)
BSE, University of Pennsylvania, 1984
PhD, University of Washington, 1990

EunJung Grace An (1)
Assistant Professor of Cinema Studiesand French (2004)
AB, Bryn Mawr College, 1993
MA, Bryn Mawr College, 1996
MA, Cornell University, 2000
PhD, Cornell University, 2004

Raymond Appenheimer
Instructor; Head Coach Men’s and Women’s Cross Country & Track and Field (2004)
BA, Colgate University, 1994

Joyce K. Babyak
Associate Professor of Religion (1998)
AB, College of the Holy Cross, 1977
MA, Yale University, 1992
MPhil, Yale University, 1995
PhD, Yale University, 1998

Melissa Ballard
Lecturer, College Study Skills and Reading (1997)
BA, Cleveland State University, 1977
MA, Cleveland State University, 1979

Corey L. Barnes
Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion (2006)
BA, Oberlin College, 1998
MAR, Yale Divinity School, 2001
PhD, University of Notre Dame, 2006

Laura Baudot
Visiting Assistant Professor of English (2007)
BA, Wellesley College, 1997
MA, Princeton University, 2001
PhD, Princeton University, 2005

Roland Baumann
Adjunct Professor of History; Archivist (1987)
BA, University of Wisconsin, 1964
MA, Northern Illinois University, 1966
PhD, Pennsylvania State University, 1970

Jason M. Belitsky
Assistant Professor of Chemistry (2005)
BA, Amherst College, 1997
PhD, California Institute of Technology, 2002

Jane Ellen Bennett
Lecturer; Laboratory Instructor of Biology(1976)
BA, St. Mary’s University, 1970
MS, Wright State University, 1976

Lynne Bianchi
David H. and Margaret W. Barker Assoc. Professor of Neuroscience (1998);
Assoc. Dean, College of Arts and Sciences (2007)
BS, State University of New York, 1987
MA, State University of New York, 1989
PhD, State University of New York, 1994

Amanda Blasko
Lecturer in Russian; Faculty-in-Residence; Director of OCREECAS (2003)
BA, Middlebury College, 1993
MA, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1996

Marc Jeremy Blecher
Professor of Politics and East Asian Studies (1976)
BS, Cornell University, 1969
MA, University of Chicago, 1972
PhD, University of Chicago, 1978

Beth Blissman
Lecturer in Environmental Studies; Director of the Center for Service and Learning (2001)
BAE, Penn State University, 1986
MA, LaSalle University, 1991
PhD, University of Denver, 2000

Jane Ellen Boomer
Lecturer; Coordinator of Services for Students with Disabilities; College Reading Skills Instructor (2000)
BA, Allegheny College, 1972
MA, Allegheny College, 1973

Albert Borroni
Lecturer, in Neuroscience & Computer Science (1996);
Director of OCTET (2000)
BA, Oberlin College, 1985
PhD, Northeastern Ohio College of Medicine, 1992

Robert A. Bosch
Robert & Eleanor Biggs Professor of Natural Science (1991)
BA, Oberlin College, 1985
MS, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1987
PhD, Yale University, 1991

Nancy Boutilier
Visiting Instructor in Rhetoric and Composition (2004);
Asst. Coach, Field Hockey & Women’s Lacrosse
BA, Harvard, 1984
MA, Middlebury / Bread Loaf, 1990

Mark R. Braford
Professor of Biology and Neuroscience (1986)
AB, Wabash College, 1964
PhD, Case Western Reserve University, 1971

Jonathan E. Brockopp
Visiting Associate Professor of Religion (2008)
BA, Valparaiso University, 1984
MA, Yale University, 1992
PhD, Yale University, 1995

Pamela Brooks
Associate Professor of African American Studies (2000)
BA, New York University, 1974
MA, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 1994
PhD, Northeastern University, 2000

Rian Brown-Orso (1)
Assistant Professor of Cinema Studies and New Media (2000)
BFA, Massachusetts College of Art, 1994
MFA, University of California, San Diego, 2000

Betsy L. Bruce
Lecturer; Director of Recreation and Athletic Facilities (1999)
BA, The College of Wooster, 1977
MA, University of Iowa, 1978

Ines Brünner
Lecturer in German; Faculty-in-Residence (2006)
MA, Humboldt - Universität zu Berlin, 2001

Jennifer Bryan (2)
AssociateProfessor of English (2001)
BA, Williams College, 1992
MA, University of California, Los Angeles, 1995
PhD, University of California, Los Angeles, 1999

Ana Cara (2)
Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies(1980)
BA, Middlebury College, 1972
MA, University of Pennsylvania, 1974
PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 1983

Sam C. Carrier
Associate Professor of Psychology (1970)
BA, Wesleyan University, 1966
PhD, University of California, Berkeley, 1973

Timothy A. Carver
Lecturer; Athletic Trainer (1990)
BA, Purdue University, 1988
MA, University of North Carolina, 1990

Ronald W. Casson (1)
Professor of Anthropology (1976)
BS, University of Illinois, 1964
MA, Stanford University, 1967
PhD, Stanford University, 1971

Isaiah Cavaco
Instructor, Head Men’s Basketball Coach (2004)
BA, Yale University, 2001
MS, Ohio University, 2002

Carey Cavanaugh
Instructor; Head Women’s Volleyball Coach (2005)
BA, East Tennessee State University, 2002

Christa Champion
Instructor; Head Women’s Basketball Coach (2002)
BS, Brown University, 1986
MS, Smith College, 1990

Dan Chaon
Irvin E. Houck Associate Professor in the Humanities; Program Co-Director of Creative Writing (1998)
BA, Northwestern University, 1986
MA, Syracuse University, 1990

Cynthia Ruth Chapman
Assistant Professor of Religion (2002)
BA, Kalamazoo College, 1987
MD, Vanderbilt Divinity School, 1991
PhD, Harvard Divinity School, 2002

Bonnie Cheng
Assistant Professor of Art and East Asian Studies (2003)
BA, Bryn Mawr College, 1991
MA, University of Chicago, 1996
PhD, University of Chicago, 2003

Ruma Chopra
Visiting Instructor of History (2007)
BS, Carnegie Mellon University 1990
MA, University of Albany 1992
MA, Carnegie Mellon University 1997

David L. Cleeton
Professor of Economics; Associate Provost (1980)
BA, University of Missouri, 1973
MA, University of Missouri, 1975
PhD, Washington University-Saint Louis, 1980

Johnny Coleman
Associate Professor Art and African American Studies (1993)
BFA, Otis Art Institute of the Parson’s School of Design, 1989
MFA, University of California, San Diego, 1992

Susan Jane Colley
Andrew and Pauline Delaney Professor of Mathematics(1983)
BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1979
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1983

Jan Cooper (1)
John Charles Reid Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Composition; Assoc. Professor of English (1984)
BA, Auburn University, 1976
MA, University of Alabama, 1978
PhD, University of Iowa, 1986

Roger Copeland (3)
Professor of Theater and Dance (1975)
BS, Northwestern University, 1971
MFA, Yale School of Drama, 1974
DFA, Yale School of Drama, 1978

Barbara J. Craig
Professor of Economics (1989)
BA, Texas Christian University, 1978
BS, Texas Christian University, 1978
PhD, University of Minnesota, 1988

Stephen Crowley (1)
Associate Professor of Politics (1995)
BA, Hamilton University, 1982
PhD, University of Michigan, 1993

Yolanda Paje Cruz
Professor of Biology (1986)
BS, University of the Philippines, 1971
MS, University of the Philippines, 1974
PhD, University of California, Berkeley, 1982

Katherine E. Cullen
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology (2007)
BS, Michigan State University, E. Lansing, 1990
PhD, Vanderbilt University, 1995

JoEllen Cuthbertson
Lecturer; Costumer in Theater (2001)

Nancy Darling
Associate Professor of Psychology (2005)
BS, Cornell University, 1981
MS, Cornell University, 1987
PhD, Cornell University, 1990

Kimberly Jackson Davidson
Lecturer, Learning Assistance Programs; Assoc. Dean of Students (1999)
BA, Spelman College, 1986
MA, University of Wisconsin, 1991

Adrienne Davis
Instructor; Head Women’s Softball Coach (2005)
BA, Beloit College, 2004

Paul A. Dawson
Professor of Politics (1967)
BA, Michigan State University, 1964
PhD, Michigan State University, 1969

William Patrick Day
Professor of English and Cinema Studies;Acting Chair, English Department, sem 1 (1983)
BA, Oberlin College, 1971
MA, University of Chicago, 1972
PhD, University of Chicago, 1976

Hsiu-Chuang Deppman
Assistant Professor of Chinese (2003)
BA, National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan, 1990
MA, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1993
PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1999

Jed Deppman
Assistant Professor of Comparative and English Literature (2003)
BA, Amherst College, 1990
MA, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1992
DEA, E’cole des Hautes E’tudes en Sciences Sociales, 1993
PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1998

Patricia Ann deWinstanley (1)
Professor of Psychology (1991)
BA, Pomona College, 1984
MA, University of California, Los Angeles, 1986
PhD, University of California, Los Angeles, 1990

Pawan Dhingra
Associate Professor of Sociology & Comparative American Studies (2003)
AB, Carleton College, 1994
MA, Cornell University, 1997
PhD, Cornell University, 2002

James C. Dobbins
Fairchild Professor of Religion and East Asian Studies (1983)
BA, Rhodes College, 1971
MA, Yale University, 1976
PhD, Yale University, 1984

Brian Doan
Visiting Instructor in Cinema Studies (2006)
BA, Indiana University, 1995

John Donaldson
Professor of Computer Science (2000)
BS, Case Western Reserve University, 1971
MS, Ohio State University, 1972
MS, Ohio State University, 1977
PhD, Ohio State University, 1975

Matthew J. Elrod
Associate Professor of Chemistry; Department Chair (2001)
BA, Grinnell College, 1989
PhD, University of California, Berkeley, 1994

Justin Emeka
Visiting Assistant Professor of Theater and African American Studies (2006)
BA, Oberlin College, 1995
MFA, University of Washington, 2005
Alan Estep
Lecturer, Assistant Football Coach (2005)
BA, Bluffton University, 2005

Andrea Estepa
Visiting Instructor of History (2007)
BA, Brown University, 1981
MS, Columbia University, 1987

Sebastiaan Faber
Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies; Department Chair (1999)
Doctorandus, University of Amsterdam, 1995
PhD, University of California, Davis, 1999

Luis Fernandez
Professor of Economics, Department Chair (1980)
BS, Cornell University, 1973
MA, University of California, Berkeley, 1976
PhD, University of California, Berkeley, 1982

Mark Fino
Instructor; Head Women’s Swimming and Diving Coach (2002)
BA, Kalamazoo College, 2002

Michael Fisher (1)
Robert S. Danforth Professor of History (1990)
BA, Trinity College, 1972
MA, University of Chicago, 1973
PhD, University of Chicago, 1978

Stephen Andrew FitzGerald
Associate Professor of Physics (1998)
BA, Trinity College, Ireland, 1987
PhD, Cornell University, 1994

Chris Flaharty
Associate Professor of Theater and Dance; Costume Designer (1984)
BA, Westminster College, 1974
MA, Bowling Green State University, 1976
MFA, Ohio State University, 1983

Lori K. Flood
Lecturer, Communication Skills (2004)
BA, Ohio State University, 1987
MEd, Cleveland State University, 1998

Arlene Forman
Associate Professor of Russian (1986)
BA, University of Pennsylvania, 1972
MA, Brown University, 1974
PhD, Brown University, 1982

Cynthia Frantz (1)
Associate Professor of Psychology (2002)
BA, Williams College, 1991
MS, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1996
PhD, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2000

William J. Friedman
Professor of Psychology (1976)
BA, Oberlin College, 1972
PhD, University of Rochester, 1976

William H. Fuchsman (2)
Professor of Chemistry (1970)
BA, Harvard University, 1963
PhD, Johns Hopkins University, 1967

Meredith M. Gadsby
Assistant Professor of African American Studies (2000)
BA, Vassar College, 1993
MA, Binghamton University (SUNY), 1995
PhD, Binghamton University (SUNY), 2000

Dorit A. Ganson
Assistant Professor of Philosophy (2000)
BA, Princeton University, 1989
MA, Cornell University, 1994
PhD, Cornell University, 1999

Todd S. Ganson (3)
Associate Professor of Philosophy; Chair (2000)
BA, University of California, Davis, 1992
MA, Cornell University, 1994
PhD, Cornell University, 1998

Mary C. Garvin
Donald R. Longman Associate Professor of Biology (1998);
Acting Dept. Chair of the First-Year Seminar Program (Fall 2007)
BA, Hiram College, 1986
MS, Louisiana State University, 1989
PhD, University of Florida, 1996

Linda W. Gates
Lecturer in English as a Second Language and College Study Skills; Associate Dean (1989)
BA, Wilson College, 1963
MAT, Oberlin College, 1965

Suzanne Gay
Professor of East Asian Studies and History (1986)
BA, University of Washington, 1973
MA, Yale University, 1977
PhD, Yale University, 1982

Ingrid Geerken
Visiting Assistant Professor of English (2006)
BA, Columbia University, 1990
PhD, Harvard University, 2003

Robert Frederick Geitz
Associate Professor, Department Chair of Computer Science (1980)
BA, Case Western Reserve University, 1974
BS, Case Western Reserve University, 1974
MS, University of Illinois, 1980
PhD, University of Illinois, 1980

Gordon Gill
Assistant Professor of African American Studies (2006)
BA, University of Guyana, 1977
MA, Howard University, 1991
PhD, Howard University 2004

Jack Glazier
Professor of Anthropology; Department Chair (1971)
BA, Butler University, 1965
MA, University of California, Berkeley, 1968
PhD, University of California, Berkeley, 1972

Phyllis Gorfain
Professor of English (1971)
BA, Butler University, 1965
MA, University of California, Berkeley, 1967
PhD, University of California, Berkeley, 1973

Sarah Green
Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing (2007)
BA, Oberlin College, 2002
MFA, Purdue University, 2005
On Campus Semester 1 only

Ronald J. Gresco
Visiting Instructor, Athletics & Physical Education (1999)
Certificate, Chicago Institute of Technology, 1980

Jessica Grim
Lecturer in Creative Writing(1994)
BA, San Francisco State University, 1985
MS, Columbia University, 1987

Michael L. Grube
Associate Professor of Theater and Dance; Managing Director (1980)
BA, St. Vincent College, 1971
MFA, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1976

Timothy M. Hall (3)
Associate Professor of Philosophy (2001)
BA, University of California, Berkeley, 1992
PhD, University of California, 2003

Elizabeth Hamilton
Associate Professor of German, Department Chair (2000)
BA, Grove City College, 1987
MA, University of Delaware, 1991
PhD, Ohio State University, 1998

Joy Hanna (3)
Assistant Professor of Psychology (2004)
AB, Vassar College, 1991
MA, University of Rochester, 1999
PhD, University of Rochester, 2001

DeSales Harrison
Assistant Professor of English (2004)
BA, Yale University, 1990
MA, Johns Hopkins University, 1991
PhD, Harvard University, 2002

John Harwood
Assistant Professor of Art (2006)
AB, Brown University, 1999
MA, Columbia University, 2000
MPhil, Columbia University, 2002
PhD,Columbia University, 2006

Frances Hasso
Associate Professor of Gender & Women’s Studies (2000)
BA, University of California, L.A., 1987
MA, Georgetown University, 1990
PhD, University of Michigan, 1997

Kristen Hayden
Instructor, Head Women’s Soccer Coach (2006)
BA, Cleveland State University, 2001
MA, Kent State University, 2006

Michael Gilman Henle
Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science (1970)
BA, Swarthmore College, 1965
MA, Yale University, 1967
MPhil, Yale University, 1969
PhD, Yale University, 1970

Cortland S. Hill
Lecturer in Chemistry; Laboratory Instructor and Manager (2000)
AB, Oberlin College, 1977
MS, Florida State University, 1984

Harry N. Hirsch
Professor of Politics and Comparative American Studies (2005)
AB, University of Michigan, 1974
MA, Princeton University, 1978
PhD, Princeton University, 1978

John Nelson Hobbs
Associate Professor of English (1966)
BA, Carleton College, 1962
MA, Yale University, 1963
PhD, Yale University, 1967

Heather Hogan (1)
Professor of History (1981)
BA, Northwestern University, 1971
MA, University of Michigan, 1976
PhD, University of Michigan, 1981

William E. Hood, Jr. (3)
Mildred C. Jay Professor of Art (1974)
BFA, University of Georgia, 1965
MA, University of Georgia, 1967
PhD, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU, 1977

Chris Howell
Professor of Politics; Department Chair (1989)
BA, Cambridge University, 1983
MA, Yale University, 1985
MPhil, Yale University, 1986
PhD, Yale University, 1989

Dennis K. Hubbard
Associate Professor (1999)
BS, University of Massachusetts, 1971
MS, University of South Carolina, 1974
PhD, University of South Carolina, 1977

Jason D. Hudson
Assoc. Head Track and Field Coach and Director Student-Athletic Services (2002)
BA, The College of Wooster, 1993
MEd, Kent State University, 1998

Steven R. Huff (2)
Associate Professor of German (1987)
BA, Arizona State University, 1980
MA, Arizona State University, 1982
MA, Princeton University, 1984
PhD, Princeton University, 1987

Donald Jack Hunsinger
Associate Professor; Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach (1970-72;1978)
BA, Muskingum College, 1964
MEd, Ohio University, 1966

Yumi Ijiri
Associate Professor of Physics (1998)
AB, Princeton University, 1991
PhD, Cornell University, 1996

Erik Inglis
Associate Professor of Art; Department Co-Chair (1998)
BA, Oberlin College, 1989
MA, Institute of Fine Arts, New York, 1991
PhD, Institute of Fine Arts, New York, 1998

Caroline B. Jackson Smith
Associate Professor of Theater and Chair of African American Studies (1989)
BA, Yale University, 1974

Kristin (Kiki) Jacobs
Lecturer, Associate Director of Athletics, Senior Woman Administrator (2006)
BA, Dickinson College, 1989
MS, Western Illinois, 1992

Carl Jacobson
Adjunct Assistant Professor of History; Executive Director Oberlin Shansi (1976)
BA, Eckerd College, 1969
MA, Harvard University, 1971
PhD, University of Michigan, 1993

Sheila Miyoshi Jager (1)
Associate Professor of East Asian Studies (2000)
BA, Bennington College, 1984
MA, Middlebury College, 1985
PhD, University of Chicago, 1994

Kathryn Janda
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies (2002)
BA, Brown University, 1988
MS, University of California, Berkeley, 1993
PhD, University of California, Berkeley, 2001

Astrid Jobe
Lecturer; Technical Coordinator of Theater and Dance (1998)
BS, Georgia Southern University, 1996
MA, University of Pittsburgh, 1998

Daphne A. John
Associate Professor of Sociology; (1991)
BA, Wells College, 1986
MA, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1988
PhD, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1992

Gillian Johns
AssociateProfessor of English (1998)
BS, Slippery Rock University, 1984
MA, Temple University, 1992
PhD, Temple University, 1999

Nicholas Root Jones
Professor of English; Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences (1976)
BA, Harvard College, 1967
MA, Harvard University, 1969
PhD, Harvard University, 1973

Ronald Charles Kahn
James Monroe Professor of Politics and Law (1969)
BA, Rutgers University, 1964
MA, University of Chicago, 1967
PhD, University of Chicago, 1973

Jenny Kaminer
Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian (2007)
BA, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1996
MA, Northwestern University, 2002
PhD, Northwestern University, 2006

David G. Kamitsuka
Associate Professor of Religion; Department Chair in Religion (1993)
BA, Haverford College, 1983
MPhil, Yale University, 1989
PhD, Yale University, 1993

Margaret D. Kamitsuka (3)
Associate Professor of Religion (1997)
BA, University of California Berkeley, 1977
MAR, Yale Divinity School, 1988
MA, Yale University, 1990
MPhil, Yale University, 1994
PhD, Yale University, 1999

Susan Kane
Professor of Art (1977)
BA, Barnard College, 1970
MA, Bryn Mawr College, 1973
PhD, Bryn Mawr College, 1978

Joseph F. Karlgaard
Delta Lodge Director of Athletics& Physical Education
Assoc. Professor of Athletics & Physical Education, (2004)
BA, Stanford University 1996
MA, University of Minnesota, 2003
PhD, University of Minnesota, 2005

Hirschel Kasper
Professor of Economics (1963)
BA, Boston University, 1956
MA, University of Minnesota, 1959
PhD, University of Minnesota, 1963

Melinda Keller
Lecturer; Laboratory Instructor in Physics (1990)
BS, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1984
MS, Cleveland State University, 1995

David E. Kelley
Associate Professor of History and East Asian Studies (1981)
BA, Dartmouth College, 1970
MA, Stanford University, 1972
PhD, Harvard University, 1986

Suzy Kim
Visiting Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies (2007)
BA, UCLA, 1997
MA, University of Chicago, 2000
PhD, University of Chicago,

Kay M. Knight
Lecturer; Developmental Mathematics Instructor (1997)
BSE, University of Central Arkansas, 1969
MSE, Louisiana State University, 1973

Satoko Koizumi
Visiting Instructor of Japanese (2006)
BA, Rikkyo University, Tokyo, 2005

Clayton R. Koppes
Professor of History (1978)
BA, Bethel College, 1967
MA, Emory University, 1968
PhD, University of Kansas, 1974

Sonia Kruks
Robert S. Danforth Professor of Politics (1990)
BA, University of Leeds, 1968
MSc, London School of Economics, 1970
PhD, London School of Economics, 1977

Benjamin A. Kuperman
Assistant Professor of Computer Science (2006)
BS, University of Toledo, 1997
BSE, University of Toledo, 1997
MS, Purdue University, 1999
PhD, Purdue University, 2004

Ikuko Kurasawa
Lecturer in Japanese (2001)
BA, Obirin University, Tokyo , 1997
MA, Obirin University, Tokyo, 2001

Kenneth N. Kuttner
Danforth-Lewis Professor of Economics (2004)
BA, University of California, Berkeley, 1982
MA, Harvard University, 1987
PhD, Harvard University, 1989

Eric Lahetta
Instructor; Head Baseball Coach; Director of Club Sports (1998)
BS, Bowling Green State University, 1992
MS, Bowling Green State University, 1994

Marta Laskowski
Associate Professor of Biology (2002)
BS, Indiana University, 1983
PhD, Stanford University, 1990

Carol Lasser
Professor of History; Department Chair (1980)
BA, University of Pennsylvania, 1973
MA, Harvard University, 1975
PhD, Harvard University, 1982

Roger H. Laushman
Associate Professor; Department Chair of Biology(1989)
BS, University of Kansas, 1979
MS, Iowa State University, 1983
PhD, University of Georgia, 1988

 

Benjamin T. Lee
Assistant Professor of Classics (2002)
BA, Swarthmore College, 1991
MA, University of Pennsylvania, 1996
PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 2001

Shelley Lee
Assistant Professor of History (2007)
BA, University of California, Berkeley, 1997
MA, Stanford University, 2000
PhD, Stanford University, 2005

Edan Lepucki
Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing (2008)
BA, Oberlin College, 2002
MFA, University of Iowa Writer’s Workshop, 2006
On Campus Semester 2 only

Kai Li
Lecturer in Chinese (1993)
BA, Beijing Normal University, 1969

Jonathan Lipow
Visiting Associate Professor of Economics (2007)
BA, University of California, Los Angeles, 1984
MA, American Universiity, Washington D.C., 1989
PhD, University of Carlifornia, Berkeley, 1994

Fang Liu
Instructor of Chinese (2000)
BA, Yunnan University, China, 1986
MA, University of Vermont, 1999

Michael D. Loose
Associate Professor of Neuroscience (1990)
BS, United States Air Force Academy, 1975
PhD, University of Wisconsin, 1986

Qiusha Ma
Associate Professor of Chinese (l995)
BA, Beijing Normal University, 1982
MA, Beijing Normal University, 1984
MA, Case Western Reserve University, 1990
PhD, Case Western Reserve University, 1995

Alfred Farnum MacKay
Professor of Philosophy and Provost (1967)
BA, Davidson College, 1960
PhD, University of North Carolina, 1967

Shulamit Magnus
Associate Professor of Jewish Studies and History (1997)
BA, Barnard College, 1972
MPhil, Columbia University, 1977
PhD, Columbia University, 1988

Kristina Mani
Assistant Professor of Politics (2003)
BSFS, Georgetown University, 1991
MA, Columbia University, 1996
MPhil, Columbia University, 2000
PhD, Columbia University, 2004

Amy Margaris
Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology (2006)
BA, Oberlin College, 1996
MA, University of Arizona, 2000
PhD, University of Arizona, 2006

Lawrence P. Markowitz
Visiting Assistant Professor of Politics (2006)
BA, State University of New York, Oneonta, 1992
MA, American University, 1998
PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2005

Christopher L. Martin (1)
Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy (2004)
BA, Rice University, 1994
MA, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1997
PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1999

Alicia Martínez Marco (3)
Instructor in Hispanic Studies (2000)
BA, University of Valencia, Spain, 1990
MA, Villanova University, 1995
MA, Indiana University, 1998

Esmeralda Martínez-Tapia
Lecturer in Hispanic Studies; Faculty-in-Residence (1990)
BA, Escuela Nacional de Maestros, 1964

Nusha Martynuk
Professor of Dance, Associate Program Director (1988)
BS, Temple University, 1974
MEd, Temple University, 1976

Brad Masi
Visiting Instructor, Environmental Studies (2007)
BA, Oberlin College, 1993
MS, Cleveland State University, 2002

Jill Massino
Visiting Assistant Professor of History (2007)
BA, University of Wisconsin, 1993
MA, Northeastern University, 1999
PhD, Indiana University, 2007

Patricia Mathews (1)
Associate Professor of Art (1985)
BA, University of Houston, 1974
PhD, University of North Carolina, 1984

Albert R. Matlin
Professor of Chemistry (1984)
AB, Bard College, 1977
MS, Yale University, 1979
MPhil, Yale University, 1979
PhD, Yale University, 1982

F. Stephan Mayer (3)
Professor of Psychology (1983)
AB, University of Southern California, 1976
PhD, University of Southern California, 1982

Carter McAdams
Professor of Dance (1988)
BA, Princeton University, 1973
MA, New York University, 1989

Catherine A. McCormick
Professor of Biology and Neuroscience, Department Chair(1986)
BA, New York University, 1973
MS, University of Michigan, 1975
PhD, University of Michigan, 1978

Peter K. McInerney
Professor of Philosophy (1976)
BA, Yale University, 1971
PhD, University of Texas, 1976

Laurie Hovell McMillin
Associate Professor; Department Chair of the First-Year Seminar Program; Rhetoric and Composition (1998)
BA, Lawrence University, 1984
MA, Syracuse University, 1989
PhD, Syracuse University, 1993

T. Scott McMillin (2)
Associate Professor of English, Department Chair (1992)
BA, University of Michigan, 1983
MA, Syracuse University, 1989
PhD, Syracuse University, 1992

Manish A. Mehta
Associate Professor of Chemistry (1997)
AB, Wabash College, 1986
PhD, Yale University, 1990

Edward Melillo
Visiting Assistant Professor of History (2007)
IB, Armand Hammer United World College of American West, 1993
BA, Swarthmore College, 1997
PhD, Yale University, 2006

Albert G. Miller
Davis Associate Professor of Religion (1991)
BSW, Adelphi University, 1978
MSW, Adelphi University, 1979
MA, Princeton University, 1989
PhD, Princeton University, 1993

James Millette
Professor of African American Studies (1991)
BA, (Hons) History, University of the West Indies, 1960
PhD, Kings College, University of London, 1964

Pablo Mitchell
Associate Professor of History and Comparative American Studies; Program Director (2000)
BA, Swarthmore College, 1992
MA, University of New Mexico, 1995
PhD, University of Michigan, 2000

Laura Moore
Assistant Professor (2002)
BA, Colgate University, 1993
PhD, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1998

Michael J. Moore
Assistant Professor of Biology (2007)
BS, College of William and Mary, 1995
MS, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1999
PhD, University of Texas, Austin, 2005

Paul Moser
Associate Professor of Theater; Program Director (1990)
BA, Brown University, 1976
MFA, Yale School of Drama, 1984

Joseph P. Natt
Assistant Technical Director of Theater; Lecturer (2005)
BFA, Kent State University, 1997

Michael W. Nee
Associate Professor of Chemistry (1983)
BS, University of Santa Clara, 1977
PhD, California Institute of Technology, 1981

Anuradha Dingwaney Needham
Donald R. Longman Professor of English (1989)
BA, University of Delhi, 1971
MA, University of Delhi, 1973
PhD, Pennsylvania State University, 1980

Blake New
Instructor; Head Men’s Soccer Coach; Head Golf Coach (1996)
BA, Cleveland State University, 1991
MEd, Cleveland State University, 1992

Thomas Newlin
Associate Professor of Russian (1991)
BA, Swarthmore College, 1982
MA, Columbia University, 1986
PhD, Columbia University, 1994

Brett Nichols
Lecturer, Asst. Men’s Basketball Coach (2006)
BA, Hamline University, 2001

Pipo Nguyen-Duy (2)
Associate Professor of Art (1998)
BA, Carleton College, 1983
MFA, University of New Mexico, 1996

William P. Norris (1)
Professor of Sociology (1978)
BA, University of Arizona, 1965
MA, University of Florida, 1969
PhD, Harvard University, 1977

Patrick O’Connor
Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies (2002)
BA, Cornell University, 1980
MA, Yale University, 1991
PhD, Yale University, 1994

Emer O’Dwyer
Assistant Professor of History and East Asian Studies (2006)
AB, Harvard University, 1997

Catherine M. Oertel
Assistant Professor of Chemistry (2006)
BA, Oberlin College, 1999
PhD, Cornell University, 2005

John Olmsted
Professor of English (1970)
BA, University of Western Ontario, 1964
MA, Harvard University, 1965
PhD, Harvard University, 1972

Kirk W. Ormand (1)
Associate Professor of Classics (2001)
BA, Carleton College, 1985
MA, Stanford University, 1989
PhD, Stanford University, 1992

David W. Orr
Paul Sears Professor of Environmental Studies and Politics (1990)
BA, Westminster College, 1965
MA, Michigan State University, 1966
PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 1973

F. Zeb Page
Assistant Professor (2007)
BA, Macalester Colllege, 1999
MS, University of Michigan, 2001
PhD, University of Michigan, 2005

Valentina Pagliai
Assistant Professor of Anthropology (2001)
BA, University of Padua, 1992
MA, University of California, Los Angeles, 1995
PhD, University of California, Los Angeles, 2000

Paul Pahoresky
Visiting Lecturer in Economics (2007)
BA, University of Notre Dame, 1988
MBA, Case Western Reserve University, Weatherhead School of Management, 1991

Michael Parkin
Assistant Professor of Politics (2006)
BA, University of British Columbia, 1996
MA, University of Toronto, 1997
PhD, University of Minnesota 2006

Karla Parsons-Hubbard
Associate Professor (1998)
BA, Beloit College, 1983
MS, University of Rochester, 1987
PhD, University of Rochester, 1993

Courtney Patterson
Faculty-in-Residence, Afrikan Heritage House (2006)
BA, University of Pennsylvania, 2003.

John Pearson
Eva and John Young-Hunter Professor of Studio Art (1972)
NDD, Harrogate College of Art, England, 1960
Certificate, Royal Academy Schools, London, 1963
MFA, Northern Illinois University, 1966

Booker C. Peek
Associate Professor of African American Studies (1970)
BA, Florida A&M University, 1964
MAT, Oberlin College, 1966

Jeffrey Pence
Associate Professor of English and Cinema Studies; Program Director (1997)
BA, Oberlin College, 1988
MA, Temple University, 1993
PhD, Temple University, 1998

Gina Pérez
Associate Professor of Comparative American Studies (2003)
BA, University of Notre Dame, 1990
MA, Northwestern University, 1995
PhD, Northwestern University, 2000

Vicente Pérez de León (3)
Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies (2000)
BA, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 1991
MA, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 1993
MA, Villanova University, 1994
PhD, Indiana University, 1998

Maureen A. Peters
Assistant Professor of Biology(2005)
BA, Washingston University, St. Louis, 1992
PhD, Harvard University, 2001

John E. Petersen
Associate Professor; Program Director Environmental Studies (1999)
BA, Oberlin College, 1988
MFS, Yale University, 1992
PhD, University of Maryland, 1998

Nicholas Petzak
Visiting Instructor in Rhetoric and Composition (2007)
BA, Willamette University, 1993
MA, Arizona State University, 1996
MPhil, Case Western Reserve University, 2006

Baron Pineda (1)
Associate Professor of Anthropology (2003)
BA, University of California, Berkeley, 1989
MA, University of Chicago, 1991
PhD, University of Chicago, 1998

Geoff Pingree
Associate Professor of English and Cinema Studies (2001)
BA, Brigham Young University, 1984
MA, University of Chicago, 1986
PhD, University of Chicago, 1996

Leonard A. Podis (2)
Professor of Rhetoric and Composition and English; (1975)
AB, Case Western Reserve University, 1970
MA, Case Western Reserve University, 1970
PhD, Case Western Reserve University, 1975

Albert L. Porterfield
Associate Professor of Psychology (1982)
AB, University of Michigan, Dearborn, 1974
MA, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1979
PhD, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1983

Zachary Pretzer
Lecturer, Assistant Director of Athletics - External Affairs (2006)
BA, Oberlin College, 2003
MS, University of Tennessee, 2005

Meredith Raimondo
Assistant Professor of Comparative American Studies (2003)
BA, Brown University, 1991
MA, Emory University, 1997
PhD, Emory University, 1999

Jeffrey Ramsey
Assistant Professor of Athletics & Physical Education; Head Football Coach (1998)
BA, University of California, Davis, 1983
MS, University of Illinois, 1988

Deborah L. Ranieri
Instructor; Head Field Hockey/Women’s Lacrosse Coach (2002)
BS, East Stroudsburg University, 1990

Thomas W. Reid
Lecturer Athletics & Physical Education (1980)
BA, Oberlin College, 1980

W. Bruce Richards
Professor of Physics; Department Chair (1967)
BA, Oberlin College, 1961
PhD, University of California, Berkeley, 1966

Paula S. Richman (2)
Danforth Professor of Religion (1985)
BA, Oberlin College, 1974
MA, Princeton University, 1977
MA, University of Chicago, 1980
PhD, University of Chicago, 1983

David E. Riggs
Visiting Assistant Professor in Religion and East Asian Studies (2006)
BA, St. John’s College, 1969
MA, University of Michigan, 1990
PhD, UCLA, 2002

Angela J. Roles
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology(2006)
BS, Wake Forest University, 2000

Laura Romberg (1)
Assistant Professor of Biology (2004)
BA, Princeton University, 1989
PhD, University of California, San Francisco, 1997

Deborah Roose
Professor of Graduate Teacher Education, Andrew and Pauline Delaney (2006);
Director of the Graduate Teacher Education Program
BA, Earlham College, (1971)
MAT, University of Massachusetts, (1972)
EdD,University of Massachusetts, (1985)

Elesa Rosasco (3)
Associate Professor of Dance (1978)
BA, Eastern Michigan University, 1975
MFA, University of Michigan, 1977

Joanne M. Ruthsatz
Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology (2006)
BA, Bowling Green State University, 1995
MA, Case Western Reserve University, 1998
PhD, Case Western Reserve University, 2000

Yakubu Saaka
Professor of African American Studies (1972)
BA, University of Ghana, 1970
MA, University of Ghana, 1972
PhD, Case Western Reserve University, 1977

Richard M. Salter (1)
Professor of Computer Science (1982)
BA, Oberlin College, 1973
MA, Indiana University, 1975
PhD, Indiana University, 1978

Robin S. Salter (1)
Associate Professor of Biology(1987)
BA, Macalester College, 1972
MS, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1978
PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1981

Annemarie H. Sammartino (1)
Assistant Professor of History (2004)
BA, Rice University, 1996
MA, University of Michigan, 1998
PhD, University of Michigan, 2004

Eve Nan Sandberg (1)
Associate Professor of Politics (1990)
BA, Boston University, 1972
MS, University of Pennsylvania, 1975
MA, Yale University, 1984
MPhil, Yale University, 1984
PhD, Yale University, 1990

Barbara Sawhill
Lecturer in Hispanic Studies (1998)
BA, Bowdoin College, 1981
EdM, Harvard Graduate School of Education, 1988
MA, University of Texas, 1990

Benjamin N. Schiff
Professor of Politics (1979)
BA, Michigan State University, 1973
MA, University of California, Berkeley, 1975
PhD, University of California, Berkeley,1982

Oliver Schirokauer (1)
Professor of Mathematics(1992)
BS, Yale College, 1984
PhD, University of California, Berkeley, 1992

Tim Scholl (1)
Professor of Russian (1993)
BA, Vanderbilt University, 1984
MA, Yale University, 1985
PhD, Yale University, 1991

László Scholz
Professor of Hispanic Studies (1989)
BA, University of Budapest, 1971
MA, University of Budapest, 1973
PhD, University of Budapest, 1975

Sarah Schuster
Associate Professor of Art (1988)
BFA, Boston University, 1979
MFA, Yale University, 1982

John Henry Scofield (2)
Professor of Physics (1987)
BA, University of Michigan, Flint, 1978
PhD, Cornell University, 1985

Jennifer Scott
Lecturer, Asst. Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving Coach (2006)
BA, Washington University, 2006

Carol Sedgwick
Lecturer, Learning Assistance Programs (2001)
BM, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, 1966
DMA, Eastman School of Music, 1983
MA, Cleveland State University, 2000

Alexa M. Sharp
Assistant Professor of Computer Science (2007)
B.Math., University of Waterloo
MS, Cornell University, 2005
PhD, Cornell University, 2007

Adenike M. Sharpley
Artist-in-Residence, Dance and African American Studies (1991)
BA, Western New England College, 1975
MA, Oberlin College, 2000

Ann Sherif
Associate Professor of Japanese; Program Director (1996)
BA, Indiana University, 1977
MA, University of Michigan, 1980
PhD, University of Michigan, 1991

Bruce M. Simonson
Professor (1979)
BA, Wesleyan University, 1972
PhD, Johns Hopkins University, 1982

Dennison A. Smith
Norman D. Henderson Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology (1969)
BA, Colgate University, 1965
MS, University of Massachusetts, 1967
PhD, University of Massachusetts, 1970

Leonard V. Smith
Frederick B. Artz Professor of History (1990)
BA, Oberlin College, 1980
MIA, School of International Affairs, Columbia University, 1982
PhD, Columbia University, 1990

Adam R. Shoemaker
Head Coach of Men’s Tennis;
Special Asst. to the Director of Athletics for Student-Athletic Recruitment (1999)
BA, Oberlin College, 1996
MA, University of Alabama, 1999

Abraham P. Socher
Associate Professor of Jewish Studies and Religion (2000)
Program Chair in Jewish Studies
BA, University of California, Los Angeles, 1989
MA, University of California, Berkeley, 1996
PhD, University of California, Berkeley, 2001

Jason E. Stalnaker
Assistant Professor of Physics (2007)
BA, University of California, Berkeley, 1998
MA, University of California, Berkeley, 2000
PhD, University of California, Berkeley, 2005

Daniel Steward
Visiting Instructor in Sociology (2006)
BA, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, 1982
JD, Columbia University School of Law, 1985
MS, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2000

Eric A. Stewart
Visiting Instructor Athletics & Physical Education (1999)
BA, Marlboro College, 1992

Andrew Stillman
Instructor, Assistant Men’s Football Coach (2005)
BA, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1999
MEd, Bowling Green State University, 2002

Daniel R. Stinebring
Francis D. Federighi Professor of Physics & Astronomy (1990)
BA, Williams College, 1976
MS, Cornell University, 1978
PhD, Cornell University, 1982

Daniel F. Styer
John & Marianne Schiffer Professor of Physics (1985)
BA, Swarthmore College, 1977
PhD, Cornell University, 1983

Jordan Suter
Assistant Professor of Economics and Environmental Studies (2007)
BA, Vanderbilt University, 1999
MSc, Cornell University, 2003
PhD, Cornell University, 2007

Karen Sutton
Professor of Psychology; Department Chair (1974)
BA, City College of New York, 1967
MS, Syracuse University, 1972
PhD, Syracuse University, 1974

Tess Takahashi
Visiting Mellon Post-doctoral Fellow in Cinema Studies (2006)
AB, Brown University, 1991
PhD, Brown University, 2006

Keith A. Tarvin (1)
Associate Professor of Biology (2000)
BA, Hendrix College, 1986
MS, University of Arkansas, 1991
PhD, University of South Florida, 1998

Heidi Thomann Tewarson
Professor of German (1987)
BS, Boston University, 1961
MLA, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1970
MA, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1973
PhD, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1977

Jennifer Thomas
Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics (2007)
BA, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (2001)
PhD, Brown University (2007)

Robert Q. Thompson
Professor of Chemistry (1982)
BA, College of Wooster, 1978
PhD, Michigan State University, 1982

Katherine Thomson-Jones
Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow (2003)
BA, Queen’s University, 1997
PhD, University of Toronto, 2003

Martin Thomson-Jones
Associate Professor of Philosophy (1998)
BA, Oxford University, 1986
PhD, Stanford University, 1991

Janice Thornton
Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Biology (1990)
BS, Portland State University, 1976
MS, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1979
PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1983

Anne R. Trubek
Associate Professor of English and Rhetoric and Composition(1997)
AB, Oberlin College, 1988
MA, Temple University, 1993
PhD, Temple University, 1998

Carol Tufts (2)
Associate Professor of English (1977)
BA, Queens College, 1968
PhD, Brown University, 1975

Kim Tungseth-Faber
Instructor in Hispanic Studies (1999)
BA, University of California, Riverside, 1994
MA, University of California, Davis, 1997
MA, University of California, Davis, 1998

Thomas Van Nortwick
Nathan A. Greenberg Professor of Classics and Acting Chair (1974)
BA, Stanford University, 1969
MA, Yale University, 1972
PhD, Stanford University, 1975

Kelly Verda
Visiting Instructor Athletics & Physical Education (2006)

Deborah Vogel
Visiting Instructor and Lecturer in Dance (1989)
BS, Empire State College, 1981

Steven S. Volk
Professor of History (1986)
BA, Brandeis University, 1968
MA, Columbia University, 1971
PhD, Columbia University, 1983

Veljko Vujacic
William G. and Jeanette Williams Smith Assoc. Professor of Sociology; Department Chair (1995)
BA, Brandeis University 1985
MA, University of California, Berkeley, 1989
PhD, University of California, Berkeley, 1995

David L. Walker
Professor of English (1977)
BA, Oberlin College, 1972
MA, Cornell University, 1976
PhD, Cornell University, 1979

James Andrew Walsh
Professor of Mathematics; Department Chair (1991)
BS, University of Connecticut, 1980
MA, Fairfield University, 1985
MA, Boston University, 1988
PhD, Boston University, 1991

Kevin Walz
Instructor; Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach (2002)
BA, Winona State, 2001

Chung-Lan Wang
Visiting Assistant Professor of Art and East Asian Studies and Mellon Postdoctorial Fellow (2006)
BA, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, 1984
MA, University of Michigan, 1986
MPhil, Yale University, 1992
PhD, Yale University, 2005

Sylvia Watanabe
Associate Professor; Program Co-Director of Creative Writing (1995)
BA, University of Hawaii, 1980
MA, State University of New York, 1985

Rebecca J. Whelan
Assistant Professor of Chemistry (2004)
BA, Lawrence University, 1996
PhD, Stanford University, 2003

Clovis L. White
Associate Professor of Sociology (1988)
BA, Southeastern Massachusetts University, 1975
MA, State University of New York, Albany, 1977
MA, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1981
PhD, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1984

Thomas Wild
Visiting Assistant Professor of German (2007)
MA, Diploma, Freie Universität Berlin, 2000
PhD, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, 2005

Andrew Wilburn
Assistant Professor of Classics (2006)
BS, Randolph-Macon College 1996
MA, University of Maryland 1998
MA, University of Michigan 2004
PhD, University of Michigan, 2005

Harlan Wilson (3)
Professor of Politics (1972)
BA, Willamette University, 1964
MA, University of California, Berkeley, 1965
PhD, University of California, Berkeley, 1978

Ben Wisner
Research Associate; Environmental Studies (2004)
BA, University of California, Davis, 1965
MA, University of Chicago, 1966
PhD, Clark University, 1978

Steven F. Wojtal
Longman Professor of Natural Sciences; Department Chair (1979)
BS, Brown University, 1974
MA, Johns Hopkins University, 1976
PhD, Johns Hopkins University, 1982

Cheryl Wolfe-Cragin
Lecturer in Environmental Studies; A.J. Lewis Center Facilities Manager (1984);
Watershed Education Coordinator
BA, Oberlin College, 1989

Matthew Wright
Associate Professor of Theater (2002)
BA, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1979
MFA, University of California, San Diego, 1988

Nanette Yannuzzi Macias
Associate Professor of Art; Department Co-Chair (1993)
BFA, Cooper Union School of Art and Science, 1984
MFA, University of California, San Diego, 1991

Sandra Abelson Zagarell
Donald R. Longman Professor of English (1979)
BA, City College of New York, 1965
MA, Columbia University, 1967
PhD, Columbia University, 1976

(1) Absent, 2007-2008;
(2) Absent, First Semester, 2007-2008;
(3) Absent, Second Semester, 2007-2008

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Darrett Adkins, Associate Professor of Violoncello. BM, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, 1991; MM, Rice University, 1993; DMA, Juilliard School, 1999. Cello studies with Joel Krosnick and Norman Fischer. Cello faculty, Juilliard School, 1999-, Aspen Music School and Festival, 2003-. Member: Zephyr Trio and Oberlin Trio. (Appointed 2003)

Brian Alegant, Professor of Music Theory. BM, piano performance, Philadelphia College of the Performing Arts, 1982; MM, Music History, MM, Music Theory, Temple University, 1985; PhD, Music Theory, Eastman School of Music, 1993. (Appointed 1996)

Marci Alegant, Associate Dean for Student Academic Affairs, Conservatory. BM, Temple University, 1985; MM, Eastman School of Music, 1995; MM, McGill University, 1996. Conducting studies with Iwan Edwards, Joseph Flummerfelt, and Timothy Vernon, and voice with Jan Simons and Masako Toribara. (Appointed 2001.)

Stephen Aron, Teacher of Classical Guitar. BM, Hartt College of Music, 1979; MM, University of Arizona, 1981. Faculty member, University of Akron, 1981-. (Appointed 1992)

Gary Bartz, Visiting Professor of Jazz Saxophone. Juilliard School of Music and Peabody Conservatory. (Appointed 2001)

Marcus Belgrave, Visiting Professor of Jazz Trumpet. Co-founder, jazz studies program, Detroit Metro Arts Complex; original faculty member, Oakland University jazz studies program; founder, Jazz Development Workshop in Detroit. (Appointed 2001)

Peggy D. Bennett, Professor of Music Education. BS, Music Education, 1971; MA, Music Education, 1975, Ball State University; PhD, University of North Texas, 1981. (Appointed 2001)

Ronald Bishop, Teacher of Tuba. BM, Eastman School of Music; MS, University of Illinois. Study with Arnold Jacobs. Principal tuba, Cleveland Orchestra (1967-). Member: Severance Brass Quintet, Cleveland Low Brass Ensemble, Cleveland Symphonic Winds. (Appointed 2001)

David Boe, Professor of Organ and Harpsichord; Dean, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, 1975-90. BA, St. Olaf College, 1958; MM, Syracuse University, 1960. University Fellow, Syracuse University, study with Arthur Poister, 1958-60; Fulbright scholar, organ study with Helmut Walcha and harpsichord study with Maria Jaeger, Frankfurt, 1960-61 and Gustav Leonhardt, Amsterdam, 1968. (Appointed 1962)

David Bowlin, Assistant Professor of Violin. BM, Oberlin Conservatory, 2000; MM, The Juilliard School, 2002; DMA, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 2007. (Appointed 2007)

David Breitman, Associate Professor of Historical Performance; Director, Historical Performance Program. SB, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1976; MM, New England Conservatory, 1981; DMA, Cornell University, 1992. Fortepiano study with Malcolm Bilson; piano with Patricia Zander. (Appointed 1992)

Stephen Brown, Associate Professor of Music Theory. BA, Music and History, Harvard University, 1991; MPhil, Music, Yale University, 1994; PhD, Music, Yale University, 1999. Faculty, Northern Arizona University, 2007-. (Appointed 2001)

Allen Cadwallader, Professor of Music Theory. BS, Western Maryland College, 1973; MA, 1975, PhD, 1983, Eastman School of Music. Private studies in Schenkerian theory with Carl Schachter and John Rothgeb. NEH grant for summer study with Lewis Lockwood at Harvard University, 1984. (Appointed 1988)

Deborah Campana, Conservatory Librarian, Lecturer in Musicology. BM, Ohio University, 1976; MM, Northwestern University, 1978; MA, Chicago University, 1987; PhD, Northwestern University, 1985. Principal teachers: Roland and Almita Vamos, Ronald Copes, Philip Setzer, Ani Kavafian, Pamela Frank, Stephen and Kimberly Sims. (Appointed 1998)

Salvatore Champagne, Associate Professor of Singing. BM, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, 1985; MM, Juilliard School, 1987. Study with Richard Miller, Margaret Harshaw, Ellen Faull and Enrico di Giuseppe. Additional study at the University of Indiana, Britten-Pears School and Mozarteum. (Appointed in 2004)

Kathleen Chastain, Clinical Assistant Professor of Flute. Study at University of Southern Illinois with Michel Debost; at Paris Conservatory with Jean Pierre Rampal; John Kiburz of the St. Louis Symphony. Graduate, Paris Conservatory, 1972. (Appointed 1993)

Angela Cheng, Associate Professor of Piano. BM, Juilliard School, 1982; MM, Indiana University, 1984. Study with Sascha Gorodnitzki and Menahem Pressler. (Appointed 1999)

Alvin Chow, Associate Professor of Piano. BM summa cum laude and valedictorian, University of Maryland, 1979; MM and Victor Herbert Prize in Piano, Juilliard School, 1981; doctoral studies, Indiana University. Study with Nelita True, Sascha Gorodnitzki and Menahem Pressler. (Appointed 1999)

James David Christie, Professor of Organ. BM, 1975, MM, 1977, Artist Diploma, 1978 Oberlin Conservatory of Music; New England Conservatory of Music; DFA (hc), New England School of Law, 1980. Study with: Byron Blackmore, David Boe, Marie-Claire Alain, Harald Vogel, Yuko Hayashi, Bernard Lagacé (organ); Fenner Douglass and Lisa Goode Crawford (harpsichord). Organist, Boston Symphony Orchestra, 1978-. (Appointed 2002)

Paul Cohen, Teacher of Classical Saxophone. BM, Baldwin-Wallace Conservatory, 1973; MM, 1975, DMA, 1985, Manhattan School of Music. Studies with Glan Kral and Joe Allard. (Appointed 1992)

Randolph Coleman, Professor of Composition and Music Theory. BM, 1960, MM, 1961, DM,1963, Northwestern University. (Appointed 1965)

Kendra Colton, Assistant Professor of Singing. Hochschule für Music, 1978-79 ; BM, Oberlin Conservatory, 1983; MM in Piano and Voice, 1985; additional study at Konservatorium und Musik Hochschule Zürich, 1989-92. Principal voice teachers: Jane Mengedoht, Lee Dougherty, Peggy Castle, Richard Miller, Hilde Rössl-Majdan. (Appointed 2007)

Arnie Cox, Associate Professor of Music Theory. BA summa cum laude, Humboldt State University, 1990; MA, University of Oregon, 1994; PhD, University of Oregon, 1999. (Appointed 2001)

Gerald Crawford, Professor of Singing; Director of Division of Vocal Studies. BM, 1959, Performer’s Certificate in Voice, 1960, MM, 1971, Eastman School of Music. Co-director, Oberlin Vocal Academy for High-School Students; co-founder, Oberlin Italian language and culture program, Urbania, Italy. (Appointed 1979)

Warren Darcy, Professor of Music Theory. BM, Composition and Music Theory, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, 1968; MM, Composition, 1969, DMA, Composition, 1973, University of Illinois. (Appointed 1973)

Michel Debost, Professor of Flute. French Baccalauréat with honors in experimental science, 1952; graduation from Conservatoire National Paris, 1954. Consulting Editor in Flute Talk. (Appointed 1989)

James DeSano, Professor of Trombone. BS, Ithaca College, 1966. Graduate studies with Emory Remington. Principal trombone, Cleveland Orchestra, 1989-. (Appointed 1999)

Peter Dominguez, Professor of Jazz Studies and Double Bass. BM, 1980, MM, 1982, University of Wisconsin-Madison; doctoral study, University of Miami-Coral Gables, 1984. Studies with Bernard Stepner, Clyde Russell, Roger Ruggeri, Richard Davis, Lucas Drew and Robert Gladstone. (Appointed 1996)

Monique Duphil, Professor of Piano. Studies at Paris Conservatoire National Superieur. Artist Diploma, Stuttgart, Germany. (Appointed1992)

Joanne Erwin, Professor of Music Education; String Pedagogy Specialist. BS highest honors, University of Illinois, 1974; MS, University of Illinois, 1978; PhD, University of North Texas, 1992. Grant for study in Finland and England, 1995. Conductor, Northern Ohio Youth Orchestra 1992-; founder/director, Oberlin College String Preparatory Program. (Appointed 1992)

Robin Eubanks, Associate Professor of Jazz Trombone. Cum laude graduate, University of the Arts, Philadelphia. Music director, Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers. National clinician, Yamaha Musical Instruments. (Appointed 1998)

Ross Feller, Assistant Professor of Composition. BM, American Conservatory of Music, 1986; MM, DMA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989, 1994. Composition study with Salvatore Martirano, Morgan Powell, and Paul Zonn. (Appointed 2004)

Bob Ferrazza, Associate Professor of Jazz Guitar. Private studies with Bill deArango, Pat Martino and Joe Pass; coursework at Cleveland State University. (Appointed 1988)

Jonathon Field, Associate Professor of Opera Theater; Director of Opera Theater Productions. BA, 1974, MFA, 1977, University of Washington. Artistic director, Lyric Opera Cleveland, 2000-. (Appointed 1997)

Hugh Ferguson Floyd, Associate Professor of Choral Conducting; Director of Choral Activities. BM, Furman University, 1984; MM, Eastman School of Music, 1985; DMA, University of Michigan, 2002. Study with Elizabeth A.H. Green, Margaret Hillis. (Appointed 1997)

Jennifer Fraser, Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology. BA in Music with First Class Honors, University of Sydney, 1996; MA in Ethnomusicology, Brown University, 1998; PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007. (Appointed 2007)

Lydia Frumkin, Professor of Piano. Honors Diploma, Leningrad Conservatory, 1971. (Appointed 1975)

Gregory Fulkerson, Professor of Violin. BM, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, 1971; BA, Mathematics, Oberlin College, 1971; MM, Juilliard School, 1979; DMA, Juilliard School, 1987. Study with Ivan Galamian, Paul Kling, Daniel Majeske, David Cerone, Dorothy DeLay. (Appointed 1982)

Scott Haigh, Teacher of Double Bass. Studies with Harold Siegel and Warren Benfield, Northwestern University, 1972-75; additional studies with Ring Warner and Stuart Sankey. First assistant principal bassist, Cleveland Orchestra, 1982-. Current faculty member, Kent/Blossom School and Cleveland Institute of Music. (Appointed 1991)

Billy Hart, Assistant Professor of Jazz Studies. Performances with Miles Davis, Shirley Horn, McCoy Tyner, Herbie Hancock, Jimmy Smith, Stan Getz, Charlie Rouse, Cecil Taylor and Pharoah Sanders, Colloquim III, a percussion ensemble (co-founder), Mingus Dynasty (charter member), Western Jazz Quartet, a resident faculty ensemble at Western Michigan University. (Appointed 2001)

Jared Hartt, Assistant Professor of Theory. BA in Music, Acadia University, 1998; A.R.C.T., Royal Conservatory of Music, 2000; MM in Piano Performance and Pedagogy, 2000; PhD, Washington University in St. Louis, 2007. (Appointed 2007)

Richard Hawkins, Associate Professor of Clarinet. BM, 1991, MM, 1993, University of Michigan School of Music. Mentor musician, Hot Springs Music Festival, Arkansas, 1997- . Artist representative, clinician, and woodwind design consultant with G. Leblanc Corporation. (Appointed 2001)

Sigrun B. Heinzelmann, Assistant Professor of Theory. German State Diploma in Piano Performance/Pedagogy, Musikhochschule Stuttgart, 1989; MM in Music Theory and Chamber Music/Performance, University of Massachusetts, 1998; PhD, City University of New York, ABD. (Appointed 2007)

Philip Highfill, Professor of Accompanying; Founder/ director, Oberlin College Community Strings. BA cum laude, Yale University, 1973; MM, University of Illinois, 1975. Fulbright Scholar, Vienna, 1975-76. Studies with Ylda Novik, Theodore Lettvin, Irwin Freundlich, Donald Currier, John Wustman. (Appointed 1987)

James Howsmon, Associate Professor of Instrumental Accompanying. BM, University of North Carolina-Greensboro, 1976; MM, Eastman School of Music, 1978. Piano study with George Kiorpes, David Burge. Collaborative study with Samuel Sanders, Charles Reiner. Chamber music study with Luise Vosgerchian, Frank Glazer. Faculty member, Brevard Music Center, 1999- . (Appointed 1993)

Andrew Jennings, Teacher of Violin and Chamber Music. BM, Juilliard School, 1970. Study with Pamela Gearhart and Ivan Galamian. Professor of Violin, University of Michigan; faculty member, Tanglewood Music Center, Musicorda. (Appointed 1989)

 

Andrea Kalyn, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. Lecturer in Musicology. A.R.C.T., Royal Conservatory of Music, 1985; BM, University of Western Ontario, 1987; MM, University of Western Ontario, 1990; PhD, University of Rochester, 2001. (Appointed 2005)

Amelia Kaplan, Assistant Professor of Composition. AB, Princeton University, 1985; AM, University of Chicago, 1992; PhD, University of Chicago, 1998. Diploma di Merito, Accademia Musicale Chigiana, 1994; Diploma, American Conservatory in Fontainebleau, 1990. Composition with Shulamit Ran, Marta Ptaszanska, John Eaton, Ralph Shapey; additional studies with Azio Corghi, Tristan Murail, Franco Donatoni. (Appointed 2004)

Jody Kerchner, Associate Professor; Director, Division of Music Education. BS, 1987, MM, 1991, West Chester University; PhD, Northwestern University, 1996. (Appointed 1996)

Gloria Kim, Assistant Dean for Artistic Programming and Operations. BA, Oberlin College, 2002; BM, Oberlin Conservatory, 2002. Additional study at The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University, 2005. (Appointed 2007)

Alex Klein, Professor of Oboe. BM, Oberlin Conservatory, 1987; ADip, Oberlin Conservatory, 1989. (Appointed 2007)

John Knight, Professor of Music Education. BME, University of Central Arkansas, 1969; MME, 1973, PhD, 1979, Louisiana State University. Founder/conductor, College Community Winds. (Appointed 1978)

Roderic Knight, Professor of Ethnomusicology. BA, Clarinet, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1964; MA, Ethnomusicology, 1968; PhD, Ethnomusicology, 1973, University of California, Los Angeles. Additional study with the Baiga, Muria, and Pardhan people of Central India. (Appointed 1976)

Yolanda Kondonassis, Assistant Professor of Harp. BM, 1986, MM, 1989, The Cleveland Institute of Music. (Appointed 1997)

Rebecca Leydon, Associate Professor of Music Theory; Director of Division of Music Theory. BM, University of Toronto, 1988; MA, Eastman School of Music, 1991; PhD, McGill University, 1996. (Appointed 1998)

Wendell Logan, Professor of African American Music; Chair, Jazz Studies Program. BS, Florida A&M University, 1962; MM, Southern Illinois University, 1964; PhD, University of Iowa, 1968. (Appointed 1973)

Tom Lopez, Associate Professor of Computer Music and Digital Arts; Chair, TIMARA Department; Director of Division of Contemporary Music. BA, Oberlin College, 1989; MFA, California Institute of the Arts, 1993; DMA, University of Texas at Austin, 2000. (Appointed 1999)

Joseph Lubben, Associate Professor of Music Theory. BA, University of Notre Dame, 1985; MFA, Brandeis University, 1989; PhD, Brandeis University, 1995. (Appointed 1995)

Michael Lynn, Professor of Recorder and Baroque Flute; Associate Dean for Technology and Facilities, and Curator of Musical Instruments. BS, Oakland University, 1976. Current and founding member of Apollo’s Fire Board of Directors. (Appointed 1977)

Claudia Macdonald, Professor of Musicology. BA honors, Brown University, 1979; MA, 1981, PhD, 1986, University of Chicago. (Appointed 1989)

Daune Mahy, Professor of Singing. Director, Oberlin in Italy Program;Co-Founder/Director, Oberlin Vocal Academy. BM, MM, Westminster Choir College; DM, Indiana University. Additional study: Hamburg Hochschule f. Musik, Academie d’Eté, Musik Seminar, Centro Studi Italiani, L’institut de phonetique de la Sorbonne, and Guildhall School. Teachers include Vera Rozsa, Zinka Milanov, Jean Berbié. Coaches include: Walter Bricht, Dalton Baldwin, John Wustman. (Appointed 1980)

Michael Manderen, Lecturer in Guitar and Lute; Director of Conservatory Admissions. BMus, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, 1976; BA, Oberlin College, 1976. Study with Loris O. Chobanian, William Matthews, Paul O’Dette, Barry Galbraith, and Suzanne Bloch. Commercial studio work in New York and Cleveland. Lutenist in residence, Great Lakes Medieval Faire, 2000-. (Appointed 1978)

Lorraine Manz, Associate Professor of Singing; Associate Director, Otto B. Schoepfle Vocal Arts Center. BA, Kalamazoo College, 1975; MM, University of Michigan, 1977. Doctoral fellow, University of Texas at Austin. Teachers and coaches: Mannion, Mosher, Hodam. Garvey, Ducloux, Bossart, Hüsch. Souzay. (Appointed 1993)

Sanford Margolis, Professor of Piano. BA, University of Minnesota, 1961; MM, Manhattan School of Music, 1963. (Appointed 1972)

Andrea McAlister, Visiting Assistant Professor of Piano Pedagogy. BM, 1994, MM, 1996, DMA, 2001, University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music. Piano study with Richard Morris and Rita Sloan, pedagogy study with Michelle Conda. (Appointed 2002)

Marilyn McDonald, Professor of Violin and Teacher of Baroque Violin. BM highest honors, Northwestern University, 1964; MM with Performer’s Certificate , Indiana University, 1965. Pupil of Angel Reyes and Josef Gingold. (Appointed 1977)

Charles Edward McGuire, Associate Professor of Musicology. BM, Oberlin Conservatory, 1992; BA, Oberlin College, 1992; AM, Harvard University, 1995; PhD, Harvard University, 1998. (Appointed 2001)

Catharina Meints, Associate Professor of Cello, Viola da Gamba and Baroque Cello. BM, Performer’s Certificate, cello study with Ronald Leonard, Eastman School of Music, 1966. Viola da gamba study with August Wenzinger, Basel, Switzerland, 1968-71. Member, Cleveland Orchestra, 1971- . Founding member, Oberlin Baroque Performance Institute, 1971-. (Appointed 1977)

Alison Melville, Assistant Professor of Recorder. BM, 1977; MM, 1983, University of Toronto. Study at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, Switzerland, 1977-80. (Appointed 1999)

Daniel Michalak, Vocal Coach/Accompanist. BM cum laude in music, Harvard University, 1985; MM with high distinction in Piano Performance, Indiana University (Bloomington), 1988. Piano study with Bernard Rose, Boris Barere, Edward Auer and Michel Block. Chamber music study with Leon Kirchner and Luise Vosgerchian. (Appointed 1999)

Jan Miyake, Assistant Professor of Music Theory. BM, Oberlin Conservatory, 1996; BA, Oberlin College, 1996; MA, Aaron Copland School of Music, Queens College, 2001; PhD, Graduate Center, CUNY, 2004. Viola studies with Jeffrey Irvine, Lynne Ramsey, and Don McInnes. (Appointed 2004)

Alan Montgomery, Assistant Music Director, Oberlin Opera Theater. BME, Indiana University, 1969; MM, Instrumental Conducting, Indiana University, 1971; DM, Instrumental Conducting, Indiana University, 1978. Studied conducting and coaching with Tibor Kozma and Wolfgang Vacano. (Appointed 1979)

Lewis Nielson, Professor of Composition. BA magna cum laude/honors, Clark University, 1972; MA, 1973, PhD, 1977; music theory and composition, University of Iowa. Composition study with Richard Hervig, Peter Tod Lewis, and William Hibbard; conducting with James Dixon and William Hibbard. (Appointed 2000)

Roland Pandolfi, Professor of Horn. Attended New England Conservatory of Music. Private study with Arnold Jacobs. (Appointed 2001)

S. E. Plank, Professor of Musicology; Director, Collegium Musicum Oberliniense. BMus honors, 1973; MMus, 1974; University of Louisville; PhD, Washington University, 1980. Studies in early music performance with Trevor Pinnock, James Tyler, Edward Tarr, and Bruce Dickey. Associate organist-choirmaster, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Cleveland Heights, 1997-. (Appointed 1980)

Roy Poper, Associate Professor of Trumpet. BMus, University of Southern California, 1994; MFA, California Institute of the Arts, 1996. (Appointed 2001)

Jennifer Rinehart, Assistant Professor of Music Theory. BM honors, Heidelberg College, 1968; MA in piano pedagogy, Ohio State University, 1970. (Appointed 1993)

Marlene Ralis Rosen, Professor of Singing. BMusEd, Temple University, MM, University of Illinois. Teachers/coaches: Richard Miller, Helen Hodam, Margaret Hoswell, Dalton Baldwin, Hugues Cuenod, Yolanda Marculescu, Gerard Souzay, and Paul Ulanovsky. (Appointed 1989)

Michael R. Rosen, Professor of Percussion; Director, Division of Winds, Brass and Percussion. BME, Temple University, 1964; MM, University of Illinois, 1966. (Appointed 1972)

Sedmara Zakarian Rutstein, Professor of Piano. Honors Diploma, 1959, DMA, 1962, Leningrad Conservatory. Graduate and post-graduate studies with Nadejzda Golubovskaya, Leningrad State Conservatory, USSR (now St. Petersburg). (Appointed 1976)

George Sakakeeny, Associate Professor of Bassoon. BM and Performer’s Certificate, Eastman , 1978. Guest professor, Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing 2002- . Principal bassoon: Pro Musica Chamber Orchestra, 1990-, Grand Teton Music Festival 2002-. (Appointed 1989)

Robert Shannon, Professor of Piano; Director, Division of Keyboard Studies. BA, BM, Oberlin College, 1972; MA, Juilliard School, 1973. Studies with Klaus Goetze, Arthur Dann, Jack Radunsky, Ania Dorfmann, Dorothy Taubmann, Vladimir Ashkenazy. (Appointed 1976)

Peter Slowik, Professor of Viola; Director, Division of Strings. BM honors, New England Conservatory of Music, 1979; MM, Eastman School of Music, 1981. Viola study with William Schoen, Scott Nickrenz, and Heidi Castleman. (Appointed 1999)

Haewon Song, Associate Professor of Piano. BM, MM, 1986, Juilliard School. Study with Shuku Iwasaki, Julian Martin, and Martin Canin. (Appointed 1993)

Robert Spano, Professor of Conducting. BM, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, 1984; postgraduate studies, Curtis Institute of Music. Music director, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, 2001- . Music director, Brooklyn Philharmonic, 1996-. (Appointed 1989)

Thomas Sperl, Teacher of Double Bass. BM, Eastman School of Music, 1984. Study with James Van Demark, Theodor Mayer, Stuart Sankey, and John Haas. Cleveland Orchestra, 1992-. (Appointed 1995)

Philip Stoecker, Assistant Professor of Music Theory. BM, Ohio State University, 1995; MM, University of Ottawa, 1997; PhD, Graduate Center, City University of New York, 2003. (Appointed 2003)

David H. Stull, Dean of the Conservatory. Professor of Brass Studies. BM, Oberlin Conservatory, 1990; BA, Oberlin College, 1990. American Brass Quintet Program, Juilliard School, 1991-93; MM, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2003. (Appointed 2000)

Peter Swendsen, Assistant Professor of Computer Music and Digital Arts. BM, Oberlin Conservatory, 1999; MFA in Electronic Music and Recording Media, Mills College Center for Contemporary Music, 2001; PhD, University of Virginia, ABD. Fullbright Fellow, NoTAM Computer Music Studios (Oslo, Norway), 2006-07. (Appointed 2007)

Peter Takács, Professor of Piano; Chair, Piano Department. BM honors, Northwestern University, 1968; MM, University of Illinois, 1969; doctoral studies, Peabody Conservatory, 1969-72. Study with Howard Karp and Leon Fleisher. (Appointed 1976)

John Talbert, Lecturer in Analog-Digital Circuit Design; Engineer/Technician for Electronic Music Studios. BS, physics and music, Indiana University, 1974; MS, electronic engineering, University of Illinois, 1978. (Appointed 1978)

Diane Urista, Assistant Professor of Music Theory. BM, Concordia College, 1979; MA, Northwestern University, 1990; MPhil, PhD, Columbia University, 1996, 2001. Certified instructor of Dalcroze-Eurhythmics, The Julliard School. (Appointed 2001)

Milan Vitek, Professor of Violin. Advanced Diploma cum laude, Prague Academy of Music, 1964; diploma, Brno Academy of Music, 1959. Bestowed Knight of the Dannenbrog, 1st Order, for outstanding contributions to cultural life in Denmark, 1999. (Appointed 2001)

Daniel Wall, Visiting Assistant Professor of Jazz Piano. Attended Berklee College of Music. Down Beat magazine’s Hall of Fame Scholarship winner at 17. Performances with Eddie Gomez, Tom Harrell, Bernard Purdie, Steve Grossman, Billy Hart, Henry Mancini, Charley Rouse, and Steve Gadd. (Appointed 2001)

Robert Walters, Associate Professor of Oboe and English Horn. BM, Curtis Institute of Music, 1990; MFA, Columbia University, 1995. Studies with Richard Woodhams and John Mack. (Appointed 2007)

Timothy Weiss, Associate Professor of Conducting; Director, Division of Conducting and Ensembles; Gardner Professor of Music. BM, performance and education, Northwestern University, 1990; MM, University of Michigan, 1997. (Appointed 1993)

Copeland Woodruff, Assistant Director of Opera Theater. BM, University of South Carolina, 1986; MM, University of South Carolina, 1988; MFA Program in Theatrical Design, University of South Carolina, 1991-93; MA in Stage Directing for Opera, University of Indiana, 1995. (Appointed 2007)

Administrative and Professional Staff 2007-2008

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Individual listings were prepared from files maintained by the Office of Human Resources as of April 1, 2008. Inquiries should be directed to that office. The date (in parentheses) following the position title indicates the original date of hire at Oberlin College.

Nancy Schrom Dye
President, Professor of History (1994)
PhD, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1974
MA, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1971
BA, Vassar College, 1969

Thomas M. Abeyta
Associate Director, Admissions (2001)
BS, University of New Mexico, 1995

Kathleen A. Abromeit
Public Services Librarian, Conservatory Library (1992)
MLIS, University of Wisconsin, 1988
MM, University of Colorado, 1987
BM, Lawrence University, 1985
AA, Cottey College, 1982

Ehrai A. Adams
Assistant Director, Housing Administration (1989)
BA, Goddard College, 1983

Sara J. Adams
Assistant Director, Career Services (2004)
MA, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2004
BA, Susquehanna University, 2002

Marci Alegant
Associate Dean, Conservatory (1999)
MM, McGill University, 1996
MM, Eastman School of Music, 1995
BS, Temple University, 1985

Camille Hamlin Allen
Assistant to the President for Equity Concerns (1974)
PhD, Cleveland State University, 1995
MA, Case Western Reserve University, 1975
BA, Wellesley College, 1973

Chester A. Andrews, II
Client Support Analyst (1990)
BA, College of Wooster, 1985

Jennifer S. Andrews
Admissions Counselor, Conservatory (2005)
BA, Baldwin-Wallace College, 2000

Christopher T. Anton
Web Designer, College Relations (2005)

Raymond M. Appenheimer
Head Cross Country Coach (2004)
BA, Colgate University, 1994

John B. Appley
Director of New Media (1990)
BA, Oberlin College, 1985

Chester Arcaba
Telephone Manager (1979)

Laurie J. Archibald
Instructor, Classical Piano/Pedagogy (1997)
MM, Kent State University, 1993
BME, Baldwin-Wallace Conservatory of Music, 1983

Melissa J. Ballard
Study Skills and Reading Instructor &
Coordinator, Learning Assistance Program (1997)
MA, Cleveland State University, 1979
BA, Cleveland State University, 1977

Joseph E. Barrile
Senior Analyst/Programmer (2004)
BS, Cleveland State University, 1986

Selina A. Bartlett
Assistant Registrar, Allen Memorial Art Museum (2005)
BA, Youngstown State University, 1997

Mark R. Bates
Associate Vice President for Finance and Controller (2002)
BBA, Kent State University, 1982

Roland M. Baumann
College Archivist (1987)
PhD, Pennsylvania State University, 1970
MA, Northern Illinois University, 1966
BS, University of Wisconsin, 1964

Adrian A. Bautista
Associate Dean of Student Life (1996)
MA, Bowling Green State University, 2002
BA, Bowling Green State University, 1992

Donna L. Baxter
Acting Controller (1998)
BA, Baldwin-Wallace College, 1990
AA, Lorain County Community College, 1985

C. Christopher Baymiller
Associate Director, Student Union (1982)
BA, Oberlin College, 1971

Yeworkwha Belachew
Ombudsperson (1978)

Jane E. Bennett
Lecturer, Biology Lab Instructor (1976)
MS, Wright State University, 1976
BA, St. Mary’s University, 1970

Henry R. Bent
Client Services Support Analyst (2005)

Lynne Bianchi
Associate Dean College of Arts and Sciences/
David H. and Margaret W. Barker Associate Professor (1998)
PhD, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1994
MS, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1989
BS, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1987

Amanda L. Blasko
Faculty-in-Residence, Russian (2003)
MA, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1996
BA, Middlebury College, 1993

Mary S. Blavos
Manager of Employee Relations (1989)

M. Elizabeth Blissman
Director, Center for Service and Learning (2000)
PhD, University of Denver and Iliff School of Theology, 2000
MA, LaSalle University, 1991
BAE, Pennsylvania State University, 1986

David R. Blom
Custodial Services Manager (2005)

Jane E. Boomer
Coordinator of Services, Students with Disabilities (2000)
MA, Allegheny College, 1973
BA, Allegheny College, 1972

Albert M. Borroni
Director of OCTET (2000)
PhD, Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, 1992
BA, Oberlin College, 1985

Alan Boyd
Associate Director, Libraries (1981)
MA, University of Iowa, 1978
BA, University of Iowa, 1977

Leslie A. Braat
Senior Associate Director, Admissions (1998)
MA, University of Toledo, 1994
BA, University of Toledo, 1990

Erin K. Brazell
Educational Technology Specialist (2005)
BA, Oberlin College, 2005

Tonya M. Briggs
Mellon Librarian Recruit Program (2007)
MLS, Kent State University, 2003
MA, Ohio State University, 1997
BA, Syracuse University, 1990

Mary A. Brill
Custodial Services Manager (1965)

Diane E. Britt
Psychologist (1997)
PhD, Pennsylvania State University, 1997
MA, Lesley College, 1991
BA, University of Massachusetts, 1987

Nathan C. Broome
Network Administrator (2003)
BS, Ohio State University, 1991

Sharon R. Brown
Academic Program and Facilities Coordinator, Conservatory (2001)
BA, Butler University, 1987

Betsy L. Bruce
Director, Recreational Sports (1999)
MA, University of Iowa, 1978
BA, College of Wooster, 1977

Ines Bruenner
Faculty-in-Residence (2006)

John E. Bucher
Chief Technology Officer (1996)
PhD, University of Kansas, 1984
MS, Wright State University, 1975
BS, Wright State University, 1972

David W. Bugher
Assistant Technical Director, Theater and Dance (2003)
BFA, Ohio State University, 1991

Monique J. Burgdorf
Assistant Director, Undergraduate Research (2000)
MPA, Cleveland State University, 1997
BA, Miami University, 1994

Marjorie L. Burton
Assistant Director, Safety and Security (1987)
BA, Baldwin-Wallace College, 1986
AAS, Lorain County Community College, 1984

Deborah A. Campana
Conservatory Librarian (1998)
PhD, Northwestern University, 1985
MA, University of Chicago, 1987
MM, Northwestern University, 1978
BM, Ohio University, 1976

Lori K. Campion
President’s House Manager (1994)

Stacey J. Carter
Assistant Director, Admissions (2005)
BA, Oberlin College, 1999

Timothy A. Carver
Head Athletic Trainer/Lecturer (1990)
MA, University of North Carolina, 1990
BA, Purdue University, 1988

Isaiah M. Cavaco
Head Men’s Basketball Coach (2004)
MS, Ohio University, 2004
BA, Yale University, 2001

Carey A. Cavanaugh
Head Volleyball Coach (2005)
BS, East Tennessee State University, 2002

John L. Cavanaugh
Director of Piano Technology (2001)
BA, Kalamazoo College, 1982

Christa M. Champion
Head Women’s Basketball Coach (2002)
MS, Smith College, 1990
BA, Brown University, 1986

Xi Chen
East Asian and Web Development Librarian (2007)

Debra J. Chermonte
Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid (1989)
MEd, Cleveland State University, 1991
BA, Geneseo College, 1979

George E. Clark
Rental Properties/Structural Maintenance/Service Manager (1997)

David L. Cleeton
Associate Provost (1980)
PhD, Washington University, 1980
MA, University of Missouri, 1975
BA, University of Missouri, 1973

Elizabeth Clerkin
Registrar (2001)
MPA, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1980
BA, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1975

H. Jennifer Cline
Associate Registrar (1974)

CTS, IBM Technical School, 1969
AA,Oberlin Business College, 1966

Deborah S. Cocco
Associate Director, Shansi (1986)
BA, University of Akron, 1979

Cynthia H. Comer
Head of Reference and Instruction (1982)
MLn, Emory University, 1979
BA, Emory University, 1978

Erin M. Corwin
Associate Director, Career Services (2003)
MS, University of Arkansas, 2002
BA, University of Toledo, 1999

Julia Kay Coughlin
Assistant Director, Stewardship and Donor Relations (2004)
BA, Baldwin Wallace College, 1995

Eric R. Cowley
Production Manager/Technical Director, Conservatory (1988)
BA, Albion College, 1972

Kenneth D. Culver
Manager of Stockroom (1992)
BA, Western Michigan University, 1967
AS, Kellogg Community College, 1965

Daniel R. Cunningham
Administrative Services Manager (1981)

Catherine A. Cuthbertson
Director, Student Accounts (2001)
BS, Southern Illinois University, 1986

JoEllen Cuthbertson
Costumer/Costume Shop Manager (2000)

Nathaniel E. Daniels
System Administrator, Computer Science (2003)
BS, Grove City College, 2001

Kimberly R. Jackson Davidson
Associate Dean of Students (1999)
MA, University of Wisconsin, 1991
BA, Spelman College, 1986

Adrienne M. Davis
Head Softball Coach (2005)
BA, Beloit College, 2004

Sammie L. Davis-Dyson
Coordinator, Special Advising (1993)
EdS, Cleveland State University, 1997
MEd, Cleveland State University, 1995
BA, Oberlin College, 1990

Andria Derstine
Curator of Western Art (2006)
PhD, New York University, 2004
MA, New York University, 1996
BA, Harvard University, 1991

Keith B. DiDonato
Asst Dir-Leadership Giving (2007)
BS, Ohio State University, 2001

Linda A. Doan
Assistant to the Vice President for Development (1998)

Randal D. Doane
Assistant Dean of Studies (2006)
PhD, City University New York CBEOC, 2003
MA, San Francisco State University, 1995
BA, University of California Santa Barbara, 1991

Christopher A. Donaldson
Special Advisor, Student Support Services (2004)
BA, Oberlin College, 1997

Meredith Dowling
Assistant Coordinator, Office of Environmental Sustainability (2006)
BA, Oberlin College, 2006

Alexandra J. Duxbury
Resident Director (2006)
BA, University Arizona, 2006

Paul S. Eachus
Director of Audio Services (2005)
BM, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1982

Yukiko Ebara
Campus Program Coordinator, Shansi (2001)
MA, University of Northern Iowa, 2001
BA, Waseda University, Tokyo Japan, 1993

Raymond A. English
Director of Libraries (1979)
PhD, University of North Carolina, 1978
MSLS, University of North Carolina, 1977
MA, University of North Carolina, 1971
AB, Davidson College, 1969

Nathan C. Engstrom
Coordinator-Sustainability (2007)
MS, University of Texas Austin, 2003
BS, Northland College, 1999

Katherine A. Erickson
Research Technician (2006)
BA, Oberlin College, 2006

Kenneth R. Ervin
Director, Networking, Operations and Systems (1984)
BS, University of Maryland, 1979
AA, University of Maryland, 1977
AA, Southern Ohio College, 1983

Alan L. Estep
Assistant Football Coach (2005)
BA, Bluffton College, 2005

Eric S. Estes
Associate Dean/Director, Multicultural Resource Center (2004)
PhD, Syracuse University, 2001
MA, Syracuse University, 1993
BA, Trinity College, 1991

Leo P. Evans, Jr.
Facilities Planner, Assistant Director (1988)
BA, Kent State University, 1986

Awura A. Ferguson Osei
Benefits Coordinator (2006)
BS, Rutgers University - Newark, 1995
AAS, Middlesex County College, 1990

Joseph M. Fetsic
Assistant Controller (1984)
BS, David M. Myers College, 1982

Craig M. Fields
Assistant Dean/
Assistant Director, Residential Education and Dining Services (2005)
MEd, Northern Arizona University, 2000
BS, Colorado State University, 1997

Mark D. Fino
Head Swimming Coach (2002)
BA, Kalamazoo College, 2002

Chris Flaharty
Costume Designer/Associate Professor of Theater (1984)
MFA, Ohio State University, 1983
MA, Bowling Green State University, 1976
BA, Westminster College, 1974

Lori K. Flood
Assistant Dean of Students/
Director of the Center for Leadership in Health Promotion (1998)
MEd, Cleveland State University, 1998
BA, Ohio State University, 1987

John T. Floyd
Custodial Supervisor (2005)
MA, Cleveland State University, 1993

David V. Foos
Senior Analyst/Programmer (1995)
MBA, University of Michigan, 1984
BS/BA, Marietta College, 1982

Andrew A. Frantz
Program Director, Center for Service & Learning (2004)
MED, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1992
BA, Williams College, 1990

William D. Frawley
Custodial Services Manager (2006)

Fadel Friedlander
Assistant to the Dean (2006)

Calvin J. Frye
Network Administrator (2000)
MS, Kent State University, 1989
BA, University of Akron, 1980
BGS, Kent State University, 1978

Allison L. Gallaher
Head of Circulation (1981)
MA, University of Chicago, 1981
BA, Kenyon College 1979

Deborah L. Gardner
Post-Doctoral Residency (2005)
MA, New Mexico State University, 2000
BA, College of Wooster, 1992

Linda W. Gates
Dean of Students (1989)
MAT, Oberlin College, 1965
BA, Wilson College, 1963

Yvonne T. Gay Fowler
Assistant Editor, Alumni Magazine (2001)
BA, Baldwin-Wallace College, 1994

Richard A. Gerena
Skills Trades Service Manager (2006)

Bishara C. Ghattas
Transportation and Stockroom Manager (2004)
BBA, Cleveland State University, 1977

Frank V. Gioffre
Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach (2002)
MS, Cleveland State University, 1996

Catherine M. Klima Gletherow
Director, Gift Planning (1999)
MBA, Cleveland State University, 1990
BA, Cleveland State University, 1989

Laura M. Gobbi
Executive Director, Alumni Association (2004)
MA, New York University, 1993
BA, Oberlin College, 1991

Lisa D. Godbolt
Client Support Analyst (1997)
BA, Baldwin-Wallace College, 2000
AAS, Lorain County Community College, 1994

Mary K. Gray
Director of Conservatory Development and Alumni Affairs (2004)
BA, University of North Dakota, Grand Fork, 1978

Dennis Greive
Grounds Services Manager (1997)
CGM, Professional Grounds Management Society, 2003
CA, International Society of Arboriculture, 2002
BS, Ohio State University, 1979

Brenda L. Grier-Miller
Associate Dean/Director of Student Support Services (1993)
MSSA, Case Western Reserve University, 2000
BS, Adelphi University, 1993

Charles L. Grim
Senior Administrator, Admissions (2001)
PhD, Purdue University, 1990
MS, Purdue University, 1983
BA, Case Western Reserve University, 1980

Jessica Grim
Reference Librarian and Instruction Coordinator (1991)
MS, Columbia University, 1987
BA, San Francisco State University, 1985

Katerina K. Grim
Assistant Dean of Studies (2002)
MA, Sofia University, 1992

Amy M. Grose
Assistant Men’s & Women’s Track and Field Coach (2006)
BFA, Ohio Northern University

Michele L. Gross
Director of Business Operations & Dining Services (1976)
BS, Ohio State University, 1971

Nathan J. Gross
Assistant Director, Admissions (2002)
BA, Oberlin College, 2002

Kenneth M. Grossi
Associate Archivist (1996)
MLS, Kent State University, 1992
MA, Case Western Reserve University, 1985
BA, University of Akron, 1984

Michael L. Grube
Managing Director, Theater and Dance (1980)
MFA, Carnegie Mellon University, 1976
BA, St. Vincent College, 1971

Lori L. Gumpf
Employee Program Administrator (1978)

Christine L. Haff-Paluck
Ensemble Librarian/Manager (2003)
BM, Cleveland Institute of Music, 1978

Marilyn R. Hamel
Acting Director/Pediatric & Family Nurse Practitioner
Student Health Services (2004)
MSN/FNP, Case Western Reserve University, 2004
BSN, Cleveland State University, 2000
CPNP, NAPNAP/PNCB, 1981
Diploma, Mercy School of Nursing, 1970

Megan A. Harding
Brand Manager (2006)
BS, Kent State University, 1983

Stefanie A. Harrison
Assistant Manager - Financial Information Systems (2006)
AA, Virginia Marti College, 2000

John P. Harshbarger
Psychologist (2004)
PhD, Ohio State University, 1998
MA, Ohio State University, 1990

Kristen L. Hayden
Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach (2006)
MA, Kent State University, 2006
BS, Cleveland State University, 2002

Bradley A. Hayes
Associate Director, Leadership Giving (2004)
MA, College of William & Mary, 1998
BA, Baldwin-Wallace College, 1996

Jesse B. Hernandez
Conservatory Public Relations Assistant (2006)
MA, Carnegie Mellon University (2006)
BA, Baldwin-Wallace College, 2004

Cortland S. Hill
Chemistry Instructor/Lab Manager (2000)
MS, Florida State University, 1984
BA, Oberlin College, 1977

Thomas J. Hinders
Head of Serials and Government Documents (1991)
MLS, Kent State University, 1986
BA, Wright State University, 1980

Anna S. Hoffmann
Assistant to the Dean, Outreach Program (1992)
MA, Kent State University, 1991
MA, Miami University, 1987
BA, College of Wooster, 1982

Donna Ancypa Holmes
Assistant Director, Oberlin Fund (1998)
Professional Certificate in Nonprofit Management, George Mason University, 2000
BA, Oberlin College, 1991

Michael J. Holubar
Preparator, Allen Memorial Art Museum (1984)
BS, University Wisconsin, 1971

Clifford W. Hosack
Director, Oberlin Fund (2004)

James P. Howard
Director of Principal Gifts (1999)
MBA, University of New Hampshire, 1988
BA, University of New Hampshire, 1979

Jason D. Hudson
Cross Country/Track Coach (2002)
MED, Kent State University, 1998
BA, College of Wooster, 1993

Barron L. Hulver
Director of Networking, Operations & Systems (2006)
BS, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1978

Sherri L. Ihle
Program House Director (2005)
MS, Miami University, 2005
BS, Miami University, 2003

Linda D. Iroff
Director of Desktop Resources (1990)
MA, Princeton University, 1976
BA, University of Virginia, 1974

Ernest B. Iseminger
Vice President of Development and Alumni Affairs (1998)
BA, Washington State University, 1991

Kristin (Kiki) L. Jacobs
Associate Athletic Director (2006)
MS, Western Illinois University, 1992
BA, Dickinson College, 1989

Carl W. Jacobson
Executive Director, Shansi Program (1976)
PhD, University of Michigan, 1993
MA, Harvard University, 1971
BA, Eckerd College, 1969

Kathy Jaffee
Site Coordinator, Graduate Teacher Education Program (2006)
MAT, Oberlin College, 1971
BA, Western College for Women, 1967

Mari-Marcelle Janas
Director, Conservatory Media Relations (1992)
BA, Oberlin College, 1991

Astrid J. Jobe
Technical Coordinator/Lecturer (1998)
MA, University of Pittsburgh, 1998
BS, Georgia Southern University, 1996

Douglass M. Johnson
Associate Director, Gift Planning (2005)
BA, University of Sioux Falls, 1996

 

Mary Jane Johnson
Assistant to the President (1984)
MA, University of Michigan, 1968
MMus, University of Michigan School of Music, 1963
BA, Smith College, 1962

Claudia W. Jones
Associate Director, Oberlin Fund (1971)

Nicholas R. Jones
Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences (1976)
PhD, Harvard University, 1973
MA, Harvard University, 1969
BA, Harvard College, 1967

Robert K. Jones
Director, Security (2000)
AA, Lorain County Community College

Scott J. Juedes
Associate Director, Financial Aid (1999)
BA, Hastings College, 1994

Ninita J. Jurado
Associate Director, Gift Planning (1981)

Andrew T. Kaletta
Assistant Technical Director (2006)

Juanita Karpf
Assistant to the Dean (2001)
DM, University Georgia Athens, 1992
MM, SUNY College Potsdam, 1986
BM, SUNY College Potsdam, 1973

Joseph F. Karlgaard
Associate Professor/Director of Athletics (2004)
PhD, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 2005
MA, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 2003
AB, Stanford University, 1996

Shozo Kawaguchi
Associate Dean, Community Life (2004)
EdD, Vanderbilt University, 2000
MSSW, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1986
BS, Belmont University, 1984
BE, Kanto Gakuin University, 1980

Melinda A. Keller
Physics Instructor/Lab Manager (1990)
MS, Cleveland State University, 1995
BS, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1984

Valerie S. Kepner
Senior Assistant Director, Financial Aid (2001)
MA, Kent State University, 1993
BS, Baldwin-Wallace College, 1990

David Knapp
Technical Services Librarian, Conservatory (1974)
MSLS, Case Western Reserve University, 1974
BA, Kent State University, 1971

Kay M. Knight
Mathematics Instructor (1997)
MS, Louisiana State University, 1973
BS, University of Central Arkansas, 1969

Amy M. Knowles
Senior Assistant Director (1999)
BS, Bowling Green State University, 1996

Gary W. Koepp
Director, Purchasing and Auxiliary Services (1972)
MBA, Baldwin-Wallace College, 1978
BS, David M. Myers College, 1975
AA, Lorain County Community College, 1968

Aaron M. Kuntz
First Year Experience Director (2006)
MED, Cleveland State University, 2004
BS, Cleveland State University, 2002

Ikuko Kurasawa
Instructor/Lecturer in Japanese (2001)
MA, Obirin University, 2001
BA, Obirin University, 1997

David K. Laczko
Senior Staff Accountant (1980)
AA, Lorain County Community College, 1978

Eric W. Lahetta
Director of Club Sports/Head Baseball Coach (1998)
MS, Bowling Green State University, 1994
BS, Bowling Green State University, 1992

Sharon J. Land
Nurse Clinical Coordinator (2001)
ADN, Lorain County Community College, 1982

Jill R. Lane
Assistant Athletic Trainer (2004)

Jenny C. Lares
APA Community Coordinator (2006)
BA, University of Maryland College Park (2006)

Manfred J. Lassen
Protestant Chaplain (1987)
MDiv, Concordia Theological Seminary, 1966
AB, Concordia College, 1962, 1960

Carol S. Lasser
Director, OCEAN (1980)
PhD, Harvard University, 1982
MA, Harvard University, 1975
BA, University of Pennsylvania, 1973

Natalie R. Leek
Senior Assistant Director, Admissions (2003)
MBA, Case Western Reserve University, 1995

Joshua L. Levy
Senior Assistant Director, Admissions (2004)
PhD, New York University, 2004
MA, Brandeis University, 1997
BA, Oberlin College, 1994

Haipeng Li
Reference Librarian/Outreach Coordinator (1993)
MLS, University of Arizona, 1992
MA, University of Mississippi, 1990
MA, Northeast Normal University, 1987
BA, Northeast Normal University, 1984

Kai Li
Faculty-in-Residence, Chinese (1989)
BA, Beijing University, 1969

Jiann I. Lin
East Asian Specialist Librarian (1969)
MLS, State University of New York, 1969
MA, University of Wisconsin, 1967
BA, National Taiwan University, 1962

Kany C. Lin
Assistant Director of Technology, Admissions (2004)
BA, Oberlin College, 2002

Linda Losneck
Secretary to the President (1994)

Frederick M. Lowery
Client Support Analyst (1983)

Kimberly A. Ludwig
Director, Stewardship/Public Programs (2001)
MEd, University of Vermont, 1999
BS, University of New Hampshire, 1996

Michael R. Lynn
Associate Dean, Conservatory (1994)
BS, Oakland University, 1976

Alfred F. MacKay
Provost (1967)
PhD, University of North Carolina, 1967
AB, Davidson College, 1960

Michael C. Manderen
Director, Conservatory Admissions (1978)
BM, Oberlin College, 1990
BA, Oberlin College, 1976

Shon Martin
Departmental Support Specialist (1996)
BA, Ohio State University, 1995

Esmeralda Martinez-Tapia
Faculty-in-Residence, Lecturer (1976)
BA, Escuela Nacional de Maestros, Mexico, DF, 1964
Technical Degree, Escuela Mexicana de Turismo, Mexico, DF, 1969

Pradnya W. Martz
Architect/Project Manager (1997)
MLA, University of Massachusetts, 1994
BArch, University of Bombay, 1988

Jane M. Mathison
Associate Vice President of Development and Alumni Affairs (1995)

Connie G. Matlin
Business Manager, Conservatory (1988)
BS, Ohio State University, 1987

Andrea J. McAlister
Director, Community Music School (2002)
DMus, University of Cincinnati, 2001
MMus, University of Cincinnati, 1996
BMus, University of Cincinnati, 1994

Laurie H. McMillin
Director, First Year Seminar Program (1998)
PhD, Syracuse University, 1993
MA, Syracuse University, 1989
BA, Lawrence University, 1984

Jill M. Medina
Associate Director, Admissions (1997)
MA, University of California, Los Angeles, 1990
BA, Oberlin College, 1988

Susan L. Meredith
Manager, Investment Operations (2000)
BSBA, University of Southern Mississippi, 1983

David N. Meyers
Financial Information Systems Manager (2001)
MBA, Baldwin-Wallace College, 1979
BA, Cleveland State University, 1976

Daniel O. Michalak
Vocal Coach/Accompanist (1999)
MM, Indiana University, 1989
BM, Harvard University, 1985

Jeffrey A. Miller
Computer Systems Manager (2005)
BBA, Cleveland State University, 1980

Leslie J. Miller
Assistant to the Director, Allen Memorial Art Museum (1990)
Diploma, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, 1979
BA, Bates College, 1972

Marcia E. Miller
Chief Investment Officer (1991)
MBA, Tiffin University, 2001
BA, Baldwin-Wallace College, 1991
AA, Lorain County Community College, 1989

Megan S. Mitchell
Reference Librarian/Electronic Services Coordinator (1992)
MLS, Rutgers University, 1992
BA, University of Richmond, 1989

Mildred M. Modic
Manager of Administrative Computing Services (1997)
AA, Hibbing Area Vocational Technical Institute, 1970

William J. Mohler
Electronics Specialist (1986)
AAS, University of Akron, 1978

Alan G. Montgomery
Assistant Music Director (1979)
MusD, Indiana University, 1977
MM, Indiana University, 1971
BM, Indiana University, 1969

Alan S. Moran
Vice President for College Relations (1990)
BA, Point Park College, 1975

Susan L. Morse
Assistant Director, Sponsored Programs (2001)
MSSA, Case Western Reserve University, 1998
BA, Westminster College, 1994

Rebecca J. Mosely
Assistant Dean/Assistant Director, Residential Education (2005)
MA, Ohio State University, 2000
BS, Clarion University of Pennsylvania, 1998

Deborah L. Mull
Science Center Building/Biology Department Manager (1991)
AS, Lorain County Community College, 1986

Cynthia A. Murnan
Director, Client Services (1999)
MS, Naval Post-Graduate School, 1985
BS, State University of New York, 1975
AS, Genesee Community College, 1973

Robert A. Murphy
Piano Technician/Curator Fortepianos (2004)
BMus, Ithaca College, 1984

Joseph P. Natt
Interim Technical Director, Theater and Dance (2005)
BFA, Kent State University, 1997

D. Blake New
Men’s Soccer and Golf Coach (1996)
MEd, Cleveland State University, 1992
BBA, Cleveland State University, 1991

Cynthia M. Nickoloff
Publications Editor (1990)
BA, Oberlin College, 1988

Brett A. Nichols
Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach (2006)
MA, Kent State University, 2006
BA, Hamline University, 2001

Angela J. Niederhofer
Business Manager, College of Arts and Sciences (2000)
MBA, Ashland University, 2002
BBA, University of Toledo, 1996

Michael M. Nolan
Director of the Campaigns and Leadership Giving (2000)
MS, Ohio State University, 1997
BS, Ohio State University, 1974

Walter B. Owens
Computer Store Manager (2000)
AA, Total Technical Institute, 1989

Pamela D. Pardon
Staff Nurse/HIV Coordinator (2005)
BSN, University of Akron, 2005

David W. Pastorius
Manager, Heating and Cooling Plant (2006)

Heath C. Patten
Visual Resources Assistant (2002)
MA, Ohio State University, 1997
BA, Ohio State University, 1991

Courtney J. Patterson
Faculty-in-Residence (2005)
BA, University of Pennsylvania, 2003

Ross B. Peacock
Director, Institutional Research (1986)
BA, Denison University, 1980

Zach Pretzer
Assistant Athletic Director, External Affairs (2006)
MS, The University of Tennessee, 2005
BA, Oberlin College, 2003

Janice M. Price-Van Dyke
Director, Development Resources (2004)
BS, Baldwin-Wallace College, 1991
BA, Baldwin-Wallace College, 1981

Barbara Q. Prior
Art Librarian (1998)
MA, University of Louisville, 1994
MLS, University of Kentucky, 1985

Heidi Pycraft
Budget Manager (1986)
BBA, Tiffin University, 2005
AA, Lorain County Community College, 2003

Susan F. Quinn
Assistant to the Coordinator of Student Services with Disabilities (2006)
BA, Ursuline College, 2005

Cathe E. Radabaugh
Senior Analyst/Programmer (1996)
BA, Wilmington College, 1972

Jeffrey P. Ramsey
Head Football Coach (1999)
MS, University of Illinois, 1988
BA, University of California, Davis, 1983

Deborah L. Ranieri
Women’s Field Hockey/Lacrosse Coach (2002)
BS, East Stroudsburg University, 1990

Christopher R. Raspe
Analyst/Programmer (2005)

Robert A. Reddy, Jr.
Director, Financial Aid (2001)
MPA, University of Pittsburgh, 1990
BA, University of Pittsburgh, 1988

Thomas W. Reid
Associate Director, Student Union (1980)
BA, Oberlin College, 1980

Alison S. Ricker
Science Librarian (1983)
MLS, University of Rhode Island, 1977
BS, Alma College, 1975

Arthur Ripley
Network Administrator (1979)

Joseph A. Romano
Visual Resources Curator (1987)
MA, State University of New York, 1976
BA, State University of New York, 1970

Diana W. Roose
Secretary of the College (1985)
MA, University of Pennsylvania, 1978
BA, Swarthmore College, 1970

Forrest H. Rose
Instructional Technologist (2006)
MA, Baldwin-Wallace College, 2004
BA, Miami University in Oxford OH, 1996

Charles W. Ross
Psychologist and Director, Student Counseling Center (1979)
PhD, University of Missouri, 1975
MEd, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1971
BA, Otterbein College, 1964

Donna M. Russell
Director, Bonner Program (2000)
MA, Ohio State University, 1998
BA, College of Wooster, 1996

Yu Sakamoto
Accompanist (1997)
ADIP, Cleveland Institute of Music, 1992
MA, University of Akron, 1990

Scott J. Saluga
Client Support Analyst (2005)
BS, Youngstown State University, 1993

Barbara Sawhill
Director, Language Laboratory (1998)
MA, University of Texas, 1990
EdM, Harvard Graduate School of Education, 1988
BA, Bowdoin College, 1981

Ellen M. Sayles
Associate Dean of Studies (1990)
MM, University of Michigan, 1986
BA, Lawrence University, 1983

Jennifer A. Scott
Assistant Swimming Coach (2006)
BS, Washington University (2006)

Carol M. Sedgwick
Coordinator, Health Careers Advising (2001)
MA, Cleveland State University, 2000
DMA, Eastman School of Music, 1983
MMus, Eastman School of Music, 1974
BM, Oberlin College, 1966

Wendy M. Sepponen
Resident Director (2006)
BA, Carleton College (2006)

Tamara E. Serrano
Latino/Latina Community Coordinator (2005)
BA, Colgate University, 2003

Miriam A. Sharpley
Lecturer/Artist-in-Residence (1988)
MA, Oberlin College, 2000
BA, Western New England College, 1975

Richard A. Sherlock
Executive Director, College Relations (1990)
BS, Kent State University, 1983

Adam R. Shoemaker
Head Coach of Men’s Tennis
Assistant to the Athletic Director for Student Athlete Recruitment (1997)
MA, University of Alabama, 1999
BA, Oberlin College, 1996

John M. Sluk
Head of Monographs (1991)
MLS, University of Pittsburgh, 1979
BA, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1977

Chasity N. Smith
Village/Coop Housing Director (2006)
MED, University Southern California (2006)
BA, Pomona College (2002)

Richard L. Snodgrass
Institutional Buyer (1987)
BM, Baldwin-Wallace College, 1979

Pamela L. Snyder
Director, Office of Sponsored Programs (1996)
MA, Indiana University, 1986
AB, Bryn Mawr College, 1984

Saunjula Staton
Assistant Director, Leadership Giving (2006)
MBA, Tiffin University, 2005
BA, Kent State University, 1994

Lucille J. Stiger
Registrar, Allen Memorial Art Museum (1996)
MA, Ohio State University, 1988
BA, Ohio State University, 1983

Andrew C. Stillman
Associate Football Coach (2005)
MED, Bowling Green State University, 2002
BA, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1999

Maryann Stillwell
Systems Manager, Admissions (1977)

Vicki J. Stouffer
Director of Parent and Family Giving (2006)
MBA, University Findlay, 1999
BA, Bowling Green State University, 1987

Darrick Strange
Database Administrator (1996)
MA, Webster University, 1993
BA, Oberlin College, 1973

Kathryn Stuart
Dean of Studies (1991)
DMA, Cornell University, 1996
MMus, Eastman School of Music, 1976
BMus, Eastman School of Music, 1974

David H. Stull
Dean, Conservatory of Music (2000)
MM, University of Wisconsin, 2000
BA/BM, Oberlin College, 1990

Kristen M. Surovjak
Assistant Director, Admissions (2001)
MA, University of Charleston, 2001
BA, Kenyon College, 1997

John Talbert
Electronic Music Engineer (1978)
MS, Illinois State University, 1978
BS, Indiana University, 1974

Zachary C. Tesler
Assistant Coach Men’s Soccer (2006)
BA, Oberlin College, 2006

Barbara Y. Thomas
Psychologist (1994)
PhD, Kent State University, 1987
MA, Cleveland State University, 1978
BA, Oberlin College, 1972

Loic Thommeret
Lecturer/Faculty-in-Residence, French (2002)
PhD, University of California, 2002
ABD, CEDiFLE, Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle, 1983, 1988
BA, MA, Université du Maine, 1982, 1983

Karen C. Tijanich
Assistant Director, Financial Aid (2003)
AAB, Lorain County Community College, 2002
BS, Bowling Green State University, 1997

Jason A. Trimmer
Curator of Education (2006)
MFA, Ohio University, 2003
BFA, Ohio University, 2001

Anne R. Trubek
Coordinator, Community-Based Writing Program (1997)
PhD, Temple University, 1998
MA, Temple University, 1993
AB, Oberlin College, 1988

Molly J. Tyson
Director, Residential Education (2004)
MA, Bowling Green State University, 2000
BS, University of Pittsburgh, Bradford, 1998

Edward R. Vermue
Special Collections/Preservation Librarian (2000)
MLIS, University of Western Ontario, 1995
MA, Wilfrid Laurier University, 1990
HBA, Wilfrid Laurier University, 1984

Kelly L. Viancourt
Editor, Alumni Magazine (1998)
MEd, Kent State University, 1994
BA, Miami University, 1989

Kevin J. Walz
Head Lacrosse Coach (2002)
BA, Winona State University, 2001

Scott G. Wagner
Community Education Assistant (2006)
MA, Kent State University, 2005
BA, Bowling Green State University, 2001

Scott A. Wargo
Director, Media Relations (1989)
MS, Kent State University, 1989
BS, Bowling Green State University, 1987

Keith A. Watkins
Associate Director, Residential Education/Facilities/Custodial Services (2001)

Ronald R. Watts
Vice President for Finance (1977)
BS, Bowling Green State University, 1976

Kristine R. Weber
Assistant Director, Student Accounts (1999)
BS, Ashland University, 1996

Anne Elizabeth Weiss
Associate Director, Conservatory Admissions (1994)
BM, Eastman School of Music, 1986

Graham K. Wellman
Assistant Cross County/Track Coach (2006)
BA, DePauw University, 2005

Manzie Williams
Assistant Athletic Trainer (2005)
MSEd, Cleveland State University, 2005
BA, Baldwin Wallace College, 2004

Kim E. Wiggerly
Acting Compensation Manager (2001)
BBA, Tiffin University, 2004

Jane V. Wildman
Assistant Athletic Director - Intercollegiate Sports (1999)
MA, Kent State University, 1999
BA, Denison University, 1993

Stephanie Wiles
Director, Allen Memorial Art Museum (2004)
PhD, City University of New York, 2001
MA, Hunter College, 1987
BA, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, 1981

Evelyn L. Wilkins
Secretary of Oberlin Shansi (2003)

Natalie J. Winkelfoos
Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach (2005)
BA, Baldwin Wallace (2003)

Jeffrey A. Witmer
Acting Dean of Arts & Science (1986)
BA, University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse, 1979
PhD, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1983

Paul Wolansky
Director, Alumni Regional Activities (2002)
MA, Bowling Green State University, 1990
BA, Baldwin Wallace College, 1988

Cheryl A. Wolfe-Cragin
Facilities Manager/Education Coordinator (1984)
BA, Oberlin College, 1989

M. Danielle Young
Assistant Director of Alumni Events (2005)
BA, Colorado State University, 1993

Jane R. Zuzek
Computer Systems Manager (1997)
BS, Kent State University, 1987

Frederick S. Zwegat
Director, Audiovisual Services (1987)
MEd, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1980
BA, St. Vincent College, 1971

Tina W. C. Zwegat
Associate Director, Student Union (1987)
MA, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1986
BA, Seton Hill College, 1983
AAS, Westmoreland County Community College, 1976

Organization

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The Board of Trustees consists of thirty members; the President of the College is an ex officio member of the Board. Twenty-one are Board-elected Trustees, and six are Alumni-elected Trustees. Three additional Trustees (“Class Trustees”) are elected, one from the Class most recently graduated, and one each from the two preceding classes. The government of the College is legally vested in the corporation constituted.

There have been thirteen presidents of the College:

Asa Mahan   1835-1850
Charles Grandison Finney   1851-1866
James Harris Fairchild   1866-1889
William Gay Ballantine   1891-1896
John Henry Barrows   1899-1902
Henry Churchill King   1902-1927
Ernest Hatch Wilkins   1927-1946
William Edwards Stevenson   1946-1960
Robert Kenneth Carr   1960-1970
Robert Works Fuller   1970-1974
Emil Charles Danenberg   1975-1982
S. Frederick Starr   1983-1994
Nancy Schrom Dye   1994-2007
Marvin Krislov   2007-present

The Board of Trustees

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May 1, 2008

Listed below are members of the Board of Trustees and the beginning and ending years of their terms of service. The designation * indicates that person’s election by fellow-alumni to a six-year term; the designation ** indicates that person’s election to a three-year term by alumni of the three most recent graduating classes.

Robert S. Lemle ‘75 BA
Chair, Board of Trustees
1996-2011
Uniondale, NY

Neil S. Barsky ‘81 BA
2008-2014
New York, NY

Kennette Benedict * ‘69 BA
2004-2010
Chicago, IL

Jacqueline A Berrien ‘83 BA
2007-2013
New York, NY

Edith Clowes ‘73 BA
2006-2012
Lawrence, KS

Thomas F. Cooper ‘78 BA
2007-2013
Lincoln, MA

Assiatou B. Diallo ** ‘08 BA
2008-2011
New York, NY

Karen G. Flint ‘64 BMus
1981-2009
Greenville, DE

Karen Florini ‘79 BA
Vice Chair, Board of Trustees
1996-2014
Washington, DC

Robert J. Frascino * ‘74 BA
2001-2013
Los Altos, CA

Victor J. Hymes ‘79 BMus
1996 -2009
San Francisco, CA

Hidong Kim ‘87 BA
2008-2014
Bainbridge Island, WA

Thomas J. Klutznick ‘61 BA
1975-2010
Chicago, IL

John D. Koch ‘75 BA
2006-2012
Cleveland, OH

Stewart A. Kohl ‘77 BA
2003-2009
Cleveland OH

Marvin Krislov
President and Trustee ex officio
2007 -
Oberlin, OH

Kofi Lomotey * ‘74
2008-2014
Baton Rouge, LA

Michael J. Lythcott * ‘70 AB
2003-2009
Marlboro, NJ

Joseph I. Markoff ‘65 BA
1999-2011
Moorestown, NJ

Mathilda McGee-Tubb** ‘07 BA
2007-2010
New York, NY

Clyde S. McGregor ‘74 BA
1999-2008
Winnetka, IL

Ali Najmi ** ‘06 BA
2006-2009
Flushing, NY

William L. Robinson ‘63 AB
1993-2005, 2006-2012
Washington, D.C.

Steven Shapiro ‘83
2007-2013
New York, NY

Harry R. Stang ‘59 AB
1997-2009
Santa Monica, CA

Susan J. Troy ‘76 BA
2005-2011
Los Angeles, CA

Harlan Waksal ‘75 BA
2006-2012
Montclair, NJ

Sandra N. Waters ‘71BA
2008-2014
Greenwich, CT

Elizabeth Welch ‘80 BA
2004-2010
Seattle, WA

Danette Wineberg * ‘68 BA
2005-2011
Stratham, NH

Alan Wurtzel ‘55
1989-1997, 2007-2013
Washington, DC

Diana Yu * ‘73 BA
2006-2012
New York, NY
 


 

Honorary Trustees

Dates indicate period of active service.

George R. Bent, II ‘52 AB
1973-2003
Oberlin, OH

Martha M. Dalton ‘41 BMus
1964-1980
Willoughby, OH

Joan Danforth
1988-1994
San Francisco CA

John Dixon Elder ‘53 AB
1979-1991
Oberlin OH

Joseph W. Elder ‘51 AB
1971-1983
Madison WI

Lee I. Fisher ‘73 BA
1992-2004
Cleveland OH

James W. Ford ‘45 AB
1988-1998
Dexter MI

Amy J. Gittler * ‘72 BA
1991-2003
Phoenix AZ

John H. Gutfreund ‘51 AB/’87h
1971-1986
New York NY

Philip C. Hanawalt

1998-2007

Stanford CA

Jane D. Highsaw ‘41 AB
1978-1990
Chevy Chase MD

Priscilla S. Hunt ‘51 AB
1976-1992
Cambridge MA

Roberta S. Maneker
New York, NY
1997-2006

Lloyd N. Morrisett ‘51 AB/’71h
1972-1989
New York NY

Delia C. Pitts ‘72 BA
1993-2004
East Windsor NJ

Robert I. Rotberg ‘55 AB
1983-1995
Lexington MA

John N. Stern ‘39 AB/’89h
1975-1988
Winnetka IL/Tucson AZ

Victor J. Stone ‘42 AB/’83h
1982-1997
Champaign IL

Allison B. Vulgamore ‘80 BMus
1994-2004
Atlanta GA

William H. Warren ‘48 AB
1992-1996
New Haven VT

 

 

Honorary Trustees

Dates indicate period of active service.

George R. Bent, II ‘52 AB
1973-2003
Oberlin, OH

Katherine Blauvelt ‘02 BA
2002-2005
Ann Arbor, MI

Martha M. Dalton ‘41 BMus
1964-1980
Willoughby, OH

Joan Danforth
1988-1994
San Francisco CA

Lawrence J. Dolan
1999-2005
Cleveland OH

John Dixon Elder ‘53 AB
1979-1991
Oberlin OH

Joseph W. Elder ‘51 AB
1971-1983
Madison WI

Lee I. Fisher ‘73 BA
1992-2004
Cleveland OH

James W. Ford ‘45 AB
1988-1998
Dexter MI

Amy J. Gittler * ‘72 BA
1991-2003
Phoenix AZ

John H. Gutfreund ‘51 AB/’87h
1971-1986
New York NY

 

Philip C. Hanawalt

1998-2007

Stanford CA

Jane D. Highsaw ‘41 AB
1978-1990
Chevy Chase MD

Priscilla S. Hunt ‘51 AB
1976-1992
Cambridge MA

Roberta S. Maneker
New York, NY
1997-2006

Lloyd N. Morrisett ‘51 AB/’71h
1972-1989
New York NY

Eric T. Nord ‘90h
1977-1990
Oberlin OH

Delia C. Pitts ‘72 BA
1993-2004
East Windsor NJ

Barbara W. Rostov ‘61 AB
1999-2005
Miami FL

Robert I. Rotberg ‘55 AB
1983-1995
Lexington MA

Stephen D. Rountree
1998-2005
Los Angeles CA

John N. Stern ‘39 AB/’89h
1975-1988
Winnetka IL/Tucson AZ

Victor J. Stone ‘42 AB/’83h
1982-1997
Champaign IL

F. Champion Ward ‘32 AB/’35 AM/’98h
1959-1978
North Branford CT

Allison B. Vulgamore ‘80 BMus
1994-2004
Atlanta GA

William H. Warren ‘48 AB
1992-1996
New Haven VT

Alan L. Wurtzel ‘55 AB
1989-1997
Washington DC

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