Faculty

(Date indicates first year of fulltime service at The University of Findlay)

Patricia Abels, D.B.A., Professor of Business, B.S., The Ohio State University; M.B.A., Ashland University; D.B.A., Argosy University, 2006

Megan Adams, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Communication, B.A., The Ohio State University; M.A., The University of Findlay; Ph.D., Bowling Green State University, 2015

Abigail Allen, M.P.A., Assistant Professor of Teaching in Physician Assistant, B.S., Wright State University; M.P.A., Kettering University, 2020

Stefanie Anderson, D.P.T., Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy, B.A., Bowling Green State University; D.P.T., The University of Toledo, 2019

Gregory Arburn, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Economics and Finance, B.S., Purdue University; M.S., Ph.D., Clemson University, 2000

Jason Ashby, Dr.Sc., Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy, B.S., Ohio University; M.S., Cleveland State University; Dr.Sc., Texas Tech Health Sciences Center, 2021

Allison Baer, Ph.D., Professor of Education; Team Leader for AYA, Middle Childhood, and Multi-Age Licensure, B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Kent State University, 2012

Mario Baker, D.P.T., Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy, B.A., Bowling Green State University; M.S., University of Toledo; D.P.T., Arcadia University, 2021

Samantha Barefoot, OTD, Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy, B.S., M.O.T., The University of Findlay; OTD, Easter Kentucky University, 2020

Arindam BasuSarkar, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, B.Pharm., M.Pharm., Jadavpur University, India; Ph.D., Auburn University, 2006

Stephanie A. Born, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Health and Human Performance, B.S.Ed., Bowling Green State University; M.S., Eastern Michigan University; Ph.D., University of Toledo, 2018

Jon Brasfield, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Education, B.A., Central College; M.A., Wake Forest University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2014

Susan M. Brooks, M.Ed., Assistant Professor of Teaching in Education; Team Leader for Intervention Specialist, B.S., Eastern Michigan University; M.Ed., Wright State University, 2001

Jill Brown, M.P.A.S., Assistant Professor of Teaching in Physician Assistant, B.S., The University of Findlay; M.P.A.S., University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2016

Lindsey Buddelmeyer, OTD, Associate Professor in Occupational Therapy, B.S., Urbana University; M.O.T., The University of Findlay; OTD, St. Catherine University, 2010

Timothy Burkart, Pharm.D., Assistant Professor of Teaching of Clinical Practice in Pharmacy; Assistant Director, Experiential Education, College of Pharmacy, B.S., Pharm.D., The University of Toledo, 2014

Heather Coalt, OTD, Academic Fieldwork Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Teaching in Occupational Therapy, A.A.S., Muskingum Area Technical College; B.S., M.O.T., The University of Findlay, OTD, The University of Utah, 2011

Logan Conley, Pharm.D., Assistant Professor of Teaching in Pharmacy Practice, Pharm.D., Ohio Northern University, 2019

Rob Coleman, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Business, B.S., University of Louisville; M.T.H., Ph.D., Campbellsville University, 2020

Jeremy Coles, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Education, Chair, Doctorate of Education in School Psychology Program, B.A., The Ohio State University; M.S., Ph.D., The University of Tennessee-Knoxville; M.Ed., Bowling Green State University, 2020

Kathleen Crates, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Education, B.S., Findlay College; M.Ed., Ph.D., Bowling Green State University, 2011

Louann H. Cummings, D.M., Professor of Business, B.A., Denison University; M.B.A., The University of Toledo; D.M., Case Western Reserve University, 2000

Tonya Dauterman, Pharm.D., Associate Professor of Clinical Practice; Associate Dean for External Affairs and Advocacy, College of Pharmacy, B.S., The University of Toledo; Pharm.D., The Ohio State University, 2009

Cara Davies, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Neuroscience, Anatomy and Physiology; Chair, Department of Health and Human Performance; Director, Anatomy and Neuroscience Lab, B.S., Heidelberg College; Ph.D., The University of Toledo; 2011

Alexander Davis, M.A., Instructor of Teaching in Communication, B.A., M.A., Bowling Green State University, 2021

Christine Denecker, Ph.D., Professor of English; Director of Center for Teaching and Program Excellence, B.A., Bluffton College; M.A., Ph.D., Bowling Green State University, 2003

Sara Denning, M.P.A.S., Assistant Professor of Teaching and Academic Coordinator of Physician Assistant Program, B.S., M.P.A.S., Duquesne University, 2006

Nicole A. Diederich, Ph.D., Professor of English; Lead College Credit Plus Faculty Liaison, B.A., Western Oregon State College; M.A., Ph.D., Washington State University, 1997

Mary Beth Dillon, OTD, Professor in Occupational Therapy; Chair, Department of Occupational Therapy, A.S., Mount Aloysius College; B.S., M.O.T., The University of Findlay; OTD, Chatham University, 2001

Thomas Dillon, Ed.D., Professor in Occupational Therapy, B.S., University of New Hampshire; M.A., American International College; Ed.D., University of St. Thomas, 2001

William Doyle, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Teaching in Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health Management, B.S., University of Maryland; M.S., Ph.D., University of Alabama, 2005

Richard W. Dudley, Ph.D., Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, B.P.S., Ph.D., University of Toledo, 2007

Rahman H. Dyer, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Education, B.A., The University of Findlay; Ed.S., Ph.D., Bowling Green State University, 1997

Sandra Earle, Pharm.D., Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences; Associate Dean for Assessment , College of Pharmacy, B.Pharm., Ohio Northern University; Pharm.D., The Ohio State University, 2008

Seth Ebersviller, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health Management, B.S., Tennessee Technological University; Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2015

Akesha Edwards, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, B.S., The University of West Indies; Pharm.D., University of Florida; Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University, 2017

Ahmed I. El-Zayaty, Ph.D., Professor of Accounting, B.Com., M.S., Cairo University of Egypt; M.B.A., Ph.D., Baruch College of CUNY; M.Phil., City University of New York, 1993

Lori Ernsthausen, Pharm.D., Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice; Associate Dean for Curricular Affairs, College of Pharmacy, B.S., Pharm.D., University of Toledo, 2007

David Essinger, M.F.A., Professor of English, B.Phil., Miami University; M.F.A., the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2003

Jennifer Evans, M.H.I., Instructor of Teaching in Health Informatics; Director, Health Informatics, B.S. University of Alabama at Birmingham; B.S., Wilmington College; M.H.I., University of Cincinnati, 2019

Sarah Fedirka, Ph.D., Associate Professor of English; Chair, Department of English, B.A., Allegheny College; M.A., Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2011

Jennifer Fennema-Bloom, Ed.D., Associate Professor of TESOL and Applied Linguistics; Director, TESOL and Applied Linguistics Program; Chair, Department of Language and Culture, B.A., University of Pittsburgh; Ed.M., Ed.D., Columbia University, 2008

Harley Ferris, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of English, B.A., Jacksonville University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Louisville, 2021

Scott Freehafer, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Business, B.S., M.Ed., Ashland University; M.B.A., Miami University; Ph.D., Capella University, 2006

Jeffrey L. Frye, Ph.D., Dean, College of Sciences; Assistant Professor of Chemistry, B.S., Juanita College; Ph.D., Miami University, 1991

Maria V. Gamba, M.S., Associate Professor of Business, A.B., University of the Philippines; M.S., Wright State University, 1988

Diana Garlough, Ed.D., Associate Professor of Education, B.S.Ed., M.A., The Ohio State University; Ed.D., Bowling Green State University, 2019

Mary Jo Geise, Ph.D., Co-chair, Computer Science; Professor of Computer Science, B.S., Slippery Rock State University; M.A.T., M.S., Ph.D., Bowling Green State University, 2002

Deborah A. George, Ph.D., Director of Clinical Education in Physical Therapy; Associate Professor in Physical Therapy, B.S., Cleveland State University; M.S., The Ohio State University; Ph.D., Bowling Green State University, 1995

Nabarun Ghose, D.B.A., Professor of Marketing and Business, B.A., Madras Christian College; M.I.J., Baylor University; D.B.A., Southern Illinois University, 2006

John Gillham, Ed.D., Associate Professor of Education, B.A., San Diego State University; M.S., Ed.D., Pepperdine University, 2015

Scott Grant, Ed.D., Assistant Professor of Education, B.A., M.B.A., The University of Findlay; Ed.D., Bowling Green State University, 2021

Tara Griffths, DrOT, Associate Chair, Occupational Therapy Program; Associate Professor in Occupational Therapy, B.S., Mount Mary College; M.A., The University of Findlay; DrOT, Nova Southeastern University, 2005

Lucas Gross, B.S., Clinical Coordinator and Instructor of Teaching in Nuclear Medicine Technology and Positron Emission Tomography/Computer Tomography; Director, Medical Laboratory Science; Radiation Safety Officer, B.S., The University of Findlay, 2015

Craig E. Gunnett, M.S., Assistant Professor of Computer Science, B.S., Westminster College; M.S., Bowling Green State University, 1984

Yanting Guo, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Environmental, Safety, and Occupational Health Management, B.S., Zhejiang University; M.S., Oxford University; Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 2018

Jason Guy, Pharm.D., Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, B.S., Pharm.D., Shenandoah University, 2016

Carl Habekost, J.D., Assistant Professor of Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health Management, B.M., Capital University; J.D., University of Toledo, 2021

Rebecca Herr, OTD, Assistant Professor of Teaching in Occupational Therapy, B.S., M.O.T., The University of Findlay; OTD, Jefferson University, 2013

Eric Hertenstein, B.S., Assistant Professor of Teaching in Nuclear Medicine Technology; Director, Master of Science in Radiologic Sciences; Director, Nuclear Medicine; Assistant Radiation Safety Officer, B.S., The University of Findlay, 2014

Richard Hopkins, M.P.A.S., Chair, Physician Assistant Program; Assistant Professor of Teaching in Physician Assistant, B.S., The University of Findlay; M.P.A.S., University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2008

Angela Huber, M.P.T., Assistant Professor of Teaching in Physical Therapy, B.S.Ed., University of Dayton; M.P.T., The Ohio State University, 2017

Lisa Johnson, OTD, Assistant Professor in Occupational Therapy, B.S., University of Toronto; M.H.S., University of Indianapolis; OTD, Creighton University, 2019

Nira Kadakia, Pharm.D., Assistant Professor of Teaching in Pharmacy Practice, B.S., Pharm.D., The Ohio State University, 2020

Hiroaki Kawamura, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Japanese, Director, Modern Language; University International Relations Representative and Liaison, B.A., Lewis-Clark State College; B.A., Dokkyo University, Japan; M.A., University of Idaho; Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 1998

Rahul Khupse, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, B.Pharm., Nagpur University, India; Ph.D., University of Toledo, 2010

Brandon Koehler, M.P.T., Assistant Professor of Teaching in Physical Therapy; Interim Chair, Department of Physical Therapy, B.S., M.P.T., The University of Findlay; M.B.A., Bluffton University, 2014

Paul Langhals, M.S., Assistant Professor of Computer Science, B.S., M.S., Bowling Green State University, 1991

Judith Mara Lanzendorfer, Ph.D., Associate Professor of English; Director of the Writing Program, B.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; M.A., Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2001

Susan Lewis, Pharm.D., Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, B.A., Ewha Women's University; B.S., Pharm.D., The University of Toledo, 2016

Kim Lichtveld, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Environmental Safety and Occupational Health Management, B.A., Agnes Scott College; M.S., Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2015

Alyssa Matejka, DOAT, Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Clinical Education, Athletic Training, B.S., University of Mount Union; M.S., California University of Pennsylvania; DOAT, A.T. Still University, 2018

Joseph T. Martelli, D.I.T., Associate Professor of Business, B.S., Kent State University; M.Ed., Bowling Green State University; D.I.T., University of Northern Iowa, 1990

Dennis C. Mathern, Ph.D., Professor of Business, B.S., M.Ed., M.B.A., Ph.D., Bowling Green State University, 1988

Sean McBride, D.P.T., Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy, B.S., D.P.T., Walsh University, 2020

Julie Dean McIntosh, Ed.D., Dean, College of Education; Professor of Education, B.A., The University of Findlay; M.Ed., Ed.D., Bowling Green State University, 2003

Megan McLaughlin, M.O.T., Instructor of Teaching in Occupational Therapy, B.S., M.O.T., The University of Findlay, 2018

Christopher Medjesky, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Communication, Director of Master of Arts in Professional Communication, B.S., Westminster College (PA); M.A., Indiana State University; Ph.D., Bowling Green State University, 2016

Jenna Mills, Pharm.D., Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Pharm.D., Ohio Northern University, 2019

Diana M. Montague, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Communication; Professor of Communication, B.A., Valparaiso University; M.S., University of Illinois; Ph.D., Bowling Green State University, 1986

Chris Moser, Ed.D., Associate Professor of Education; M.A.E. International Advisor, B.S., M.A., Ed.D., Ball State University, 1998

Charles Mosler, Pharm.D., Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Pharm.D., Ohio Northern University, 2010

Mary Heather Munger, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Education, B.S.Ed.D.,The Ohio State University; M.S., Indiana University; Ph.D., The University of Toledo, 2015 

Timothy J. Murphy, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health Management; Associate Professor of Environmental, Safety, and Occupational Health Management, B.S., Ferris State University; M.S., The University of Findlay; Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 1998

Amanda Ochsner, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Teaching in Education, B.A., University of Minnesota; M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2017

Julie Oestreich, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, PharmD, Ohio Northern University; Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2018

Kirby Overton, Ed.D., Assistant Professor of Business; Dean, College of Business, B.S., M.B.A., Ed.D., The University of Findlay, 2015 

Debra Parker, Pharm.D., Dean, College of Pharmacy; Director, Patient Care and Drug Information; Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Pharm.D., Ohio Northern University, 2006

Kara Parker, Ed.D., Assistant Professor of Education; Chair, Doctorate of Education Program, B.M., The University of Toledo; M.Ed., Bolwing Green State University; Ed.D., The University of Findlay, 2018

Laura Perry, Pharm.D., Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Pharm.D., Ohio Northern University, 2008

Amy Phillips, M.P.A., Assistant Professor of Teaching in Physician Assistant Program, A.T.S., Marion Technical College, B.S., The University of Findlay; M.P.A., University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2021

Lori Prusnek, OTD, Assistant Professor in Occupational Therapy, B.S., Eastern Michigan University; OTD, Chatham University, 2017

Paluri Sai Shantanu Rao, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, B. Pharm, University House, Indore; Ph.D., The University of Toledo, 2016

Melissa Recker, M.A., Assistant Professor of Teaching in Education; Team Leader for Early Childhood, B.A., Bowling Green State University; M.A., The University of Findlay, 2007

Gwynne Stoner Rife, Ph.D., Professor of Biological Sciences and Education; Chair, Advanced Professional Programs in the College of Education, M.S., University of Southern Mississippi; B.S., M.A.T., Ph.D., Bowling Green State University, 1995

Jordan Ringenberg, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Computer Science, B.S., M.S., Bowling Green State University; Ph.D., The University of Toledo, 2014

James Roll, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Computer Science, B.S., Ohio Northern University; M.S., Ph.D., Bowling Green State University, 2019

Lisa Sakemiller, OTD., Assistant Professor in Occupational Therapy, B.S., Bowling Green State University; M.O.T., The University of Toledo; OTD, Jefferson University, 2014

Jaclyn Schalk, Ed.D., Assistant Dean, College of Business; Assistant Professor of Business, B.A., Miami University; M.O.D., Ed.D., Bowling Green State University, 2020

Amy Schlessman, D.H.S., Assistant Professor in Physical Therapy, B.S., M.P.T., Ohio University; D.P.T., D.H.S., University of Indianapolis, 2018

Helen M. Schneider, Ph.D., Co-chair, Computer Science; Associate Professor of Computer Science, B.A., The Ohio State University; M.B.A., The University of Findlay; Ed.S., Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University, 1988

Ryan Schneider, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences; Associate Dean for Operations and Effectiveness, College of Pharmacy, Pharm.D., Ohio Northern University; Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 2011

Kirt Schnipke, D.P.T., Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy, B.S., D.P.T., The University of Findlay, 2021

Nicole Schroeder, D.P.T., Assistant Professor in Physical Therapy, B.S., D.P.T., University of Toledo, 2018

M. Chandra Sekar, Ph.D., Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences; International Ambassador for Pharmacy Education, B.Pharm., M.Pharm., Birla Institute of Technology and Science, India; M.S., Ph.D., University of British Columbia, 2007

Andrea Sensel, OTD, Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy, B.A., Kent State University; OTD, The University of Toledo, 2019

Laura Sjoquist, Pharm.D., Assistant Professor of Teaching in Pharmacy Practice, B.S., Pharm.D., Assistant Professor of Teaching in Pharmacy Practice, 2020

Ryan J. Smith, D.H.S., Associate Professor of Diagnostic Services, B.S., M.B.A., The University of Findlay; D.H.S., Nova Southeastern University, 2004

Joon-Young Song, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Finance, B.S., M.B.A., Seoul National University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Tennessee; M.S., Syracuse University, 2004

Richard States, D.H.Sc., Dean, College of Health Professions; Associate Professor, Diagnostic Services Department, B.S., Edinboro University; M.B.A., Wayland Baptist University; D.H.Sc., Nova Southeaster University, 2002

Christy Stinehelfer, M.S.M., Instructor of Teaching in Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT Technology and Clinical Coordinator, A.A., The University of Findlay; B.S.B.A., Ashland University; M.S.M., Mount Vernon Nazarene University, 2018

Eric Stoller, M.S., Assistant Professor of Teaching in Sports; Coordinator, Internship and Co-Operative Programs, B.S., Miami University; M.S., Virginia Commonwealth University, 2015

Suzanne Surowiec, Pharm.D., Associate Professor of Teaching in Pharmacy Practice, Pharm.D., The University of Findlay, 2014

Kerry Teeple, Ed.D., Assistant Professor of Teaching in Education, B.A., Miami University; M.A., Ed.D., The University of Findlay, 2019

Jennifer Theriault, Ed.D., Assistant Professor of Education, B.A., St. Norbert College; M.A., Aurora University; Ed.D., Northern Illinois University, 2021

Miranda Tippie, M.O.T., Instructor of Clinical Practice in Occupational Therapy; Clinical Coordinator for Community-Based Practice, Occupational Therapy, B.S., M.O.T., The University of Findlay, 2011

Christine Tulley, Ph.D., Director, Master of Arts in Rhetoric and Writing; Professor of English; Center for Teaching Excellence Faculty Liaison, B.S., Ph.D., Bowling Green State University; M.A., Cleveland State University, 2001

Ronald Tulley, Ph.D., Dean, College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Professor of English, B.A., University of Illinois; B.A., M.S., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale; M.A., Bowling Green State University; M.B.A., The University of Findlay; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, 2002

David Verhoff, D.P.T., Assistant Professor in Physical Therapy, B.S.; M.P.T., The University of Findlay; D.P.T., A.T., Still University, 2015

Celeste Voight, Pharm.D., Assistant Professor in Pharmacy Practice, Pharm.D., The University of Findlay, 2019

Kyle Wagner, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Education, A.B., Washington University in St. Louis; Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2021

Ronald Walker, M.B.A., Assistant Professor and Director of Healthcare Management, B.S., University of Phoenix; M.B.A., Western Governors University, 2011

Sharon Fleming Walsh, D.Sc., Associate Professor in Physical Therapy, B.S., The Ohio State University; M.A., Walsh College; D.Sc., Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, 1999

Fang Wang, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Communication, B.A., Xi'an International Studies University; M.A., Guangxi University; M.A., Morehead State University; Ph.D., Bowling Green State University, 2019

S. Chris Ward, Ed.D., Professor of Business, A.A., Owens Technical College; B.S., M.B.A., The University of Findlay; Ed.D., University of Sarasota, 2004

LaDonna Weir, OTD, Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy, A.A., Community College of the Air Force; B.S., M.O.T., The University of Findlay; OTD, University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, 2020

Bart D. Welte, Ed.D., Assistant Professor and Program Director, Athletic Training, B.S., Indiana State University; M.S., Ohio University; Ed.D., Northcentral University, 2008

Brent Wickham, M.B.A., Assistant Professor of Teaching in Accounting, B.A., M.B.A., The University of Findlay, 2014

Nicole Williams, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Education, M.A., Otterbein University; B.A., M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 2011