Dr. Anthony Milburn


Chairperson

Dr. Anthony Milburn received his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University.  While having formally studied and taught in all of the degree granting disciplines housed within the Department of Humanities, his areas of expertise include American, African American and Native American, Russian/Soviet, Asian and World History, Literature and Philosophy.  In addition, to teaching in the...[Read more]


Dr. Amy Hobbs Harris


Writing Program Director

Dr. Amy Hobbs Harris received her Ph.D from the University of Maryland . in 2005 after completing her dissertation, The World, Our Home: The Rhetorical Vision of Women’s Clubs in American Literature. Along with teaching American literature and women’s literature, she is researching the writings of early women’s clubs in the Dayt...[Read more]


William Abbott


Assistant Professor

William Abbott received his MA from East Tennessee State University (2002) and his MFA from Miami University (expected, 2018). Mr. Abbott is the author of Let Them Eat MoonPie, a history of poetry competitions in the Southeast in the 1990s, and has published poetry in Radius, The November 3rd Club, Yellow Chair Review, and The Sow's Ear. He teaches creative writing and poetry.

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Sarah Armstrong


Instructor
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Terri Barker


Instructor
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Dr. PJ Carlisle


Assistant Professor
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Dr. Lovette A. Chinwah-Adegbola


Professor

Dr. Lovette A. Chinwah-Adegbola has a Ph.D. in Mass Communication from Ohio University and teaches media law and ethics and research methodology. Dr. Chinwah's research interests include framing of images and identity in the communication media, news reportage variables, and pedagogy assessment. Dr. Chinwah is contributing author to Encyclopedia of Television News; has mana...[Read more]


Dr. Becky Ertel


Associate Professor
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Dr. Vincent Haddad


Assistant Professor
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Dr. Ken Hayes


Assistant Professor
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Dr. Jonathan Holmes


Assistant Professor
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Dr. Obiwu Iwuanyanwu


Assistant Professor

Dr. Obiwu Iwuanyanwu Obiwu Iwuanyanwu (AKA “Obiwu”) studied in Nigeria at Abia State University and the University of Jos, and in the United States at Syracuse University. He earned a Ph.D. in English (with distinction) at Syracuse, where he wrote his dissertation on Lacanian analytic and South African literature. Obiwu is the author of four books on poetry, diaspora studies, and cri...[Read more]


Dr. Katie Shinkle


Assistant Professor
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Dr. Anne-Marie Walkowitz


Assistant Professor

 

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Dr. Carol Bargeron


Associate Professor

Dr. Carol Bargeron, Associate Professor of History, comes to Central State University from Texas State University, where she inaugurated a systematic program in Middle East history and Arabic language study, as well as taught World Civilization. She specializes in Islamic and Modern Middle East history and will establish those fields of interest within the Department of Humani...[Read more]


Dr. G. Jahwara Giddings


Professor

Dr. G. Jahwara Giddings received his Ph.D. in African American Studies from Temple University in 2000 and is an expert in African American nationalist history, Pan-African cultures and Afrocentric pedagogy and Service Learning. Dr. Giddings is the author of Contemporary Afrocentric Scholarship: Toward a functional cultural philosophy (2003) and has won numerous travel g...[Read more]


Dr. Anthony Milburn


Assistant Professor
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Dr. Yuegen David Yu


Assistant Professor

Yuegen David Yu, Ph.D. Dr. Yuegen (David) Yu was born in China, received his B.A. in philosophy from Zhejiang University, and M.A. in history from Tianjin University, both in China; and earned a Ph.D. in history from West Virginia University. Before joining the CSU faculty, he taught history and humanities for nearly a decade at Tianjin University of Science and Technology...[Read more]


Dr. Lovette A. Chinwah-Adegbola


Professor

Dr. Lovette A. Chinwah-Adegbola has a Ph.D. in Mass Communication from Ohio University and teaches media law and ethics and research methodology. Dr. Chinwah's research interests include framing of images and identity in the communication media, news reportage variables, and pedagogy assessment. Dr. Chinwah is contributing author to Encyclopedia of Television News; has mana...[Read more]


Michael Gormley


Associate Professor

Mike Gormley has a Bachelors degree from Columbia University and a Masters degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. Mr. Gormley teaches several journalism and media courses. Prior to joining the Central State faculty in 2002, Mr. Gormley worked as a television reporter in Alaska, Hawaii, Florida, and North Carolina. He has received a wide varie...[Read more]


Romeo Reese


Instructor
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Rhaslyn McGhee


Instructor
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Dr. Kwawisi Tekpetey


Professor

Dr. Kwawisi Tekpetey was educated at the University of Ghana, Legon, (B.A. Hons in French); Université de Bordeaux (Certificat d’études françaises); Université de Montréal, Canada (Maitrîse-ès-Lettres in French); University of Wisconsin, Madison, (Ph.D. in African Languages and Literatures).  His research interests are in: General Linguistics, African Verb...[Read more]


Dr. David Evans


Adjunct Instructor
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Dr. Jeffrey Crawford


Philosophy
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Dr. Emil Dansker


Journalism
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Lois McGuire


Theatre
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Dr. Ann Steiner


English
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