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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]


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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Dr. David Evans


Adjunct Instructor
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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]


Dr. Roger Anderson


Instructor

Dr. Roger Anderson received his Ph.D. from Ohio State University (Columbus) specializing in Foreign, Second, and Multilingual Education. He received his BA and MA in African Studies/French from the Ohio University (Athens), and an MA in Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language from Middlebury College. As a native monolingual, English speaker, Roger is an avid language learner. He loves helping fel...[Read more]


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]


Rhaslyn McGhee


Instructor
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Dr. Anthony Milburn


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. 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. Becky Ertel


Associate 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. Ken Hayes


Assistant Professor
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Dr. Jonathan Holmes


Assistant Professor
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Dr. Vincent Haddad


Assistant Professor
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Dr. PJ Carlisle


Assistant Professor
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Dr. María del Mar Gámez García


Assistant Professor of Spanish

Dr. María del Mar Gámez García is an assistant professor of Spanish at Central State University. She holds a Ph.D. in Spanish and an M.A. in Spanish, both from the University of Cincinnati. She teaches Basic Spanish courses and other Minor in Spanish courses at CSU on Spanish and Latin American literature, cinema, and culture. Her resear...[Read more]


Terri Barker


Instructor
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Sarah Armstrong


Instructor
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Dr. Anne-Marie Walkowitz


Assistant Professor

 

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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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