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    Our Faculty

    The nursing dean who's president of the Ohio Board of Nursing, the legal studies professor chosen to serve on the American Bar Association Committee on Paralegals, the biology professor who spends her summers in Guatemala doing aquatics research... at Ursuline, you'll learn from the best.

    Rose Bach

    Adjunct Faculty of Mathematics

    Math Department

    Ashley Badders, MSN, RN, CCRN

    Ashley Badders, MSN, RN, CCRN

    Instructor, SNUC Advisor, Iota Psi Coordinator

    more info

    Nursing Department

    MU 324

    440-449-5406

    Contact

    Janet Baker, DNP

    Janet Baker, DNP

    Associate Dean of Graduate Nursing & Associate Professor

    more info

    Nursing Department

    PH 225

    440-646-8172

    Contact

    Ingrid Barcelona

    Adjunct Faculty of Nursing

    Nursing Department

    Michael Barnes, EdD

    Adjunct Faculty

    Educational Admin Department

    440.684.6105

    Contact

    Melissa Barranger Mathys, PhD

    Melissa Barranger Mathys, PhD

    Assistant Professor, Chemistry

    more info

    Chemistry Department

    Dauby 223B

    440-684-6006

    Contact

    Lisa Bartlett

    Adjunct Faculty of Nursing

    Nursing Department

    Susan Batke Hastings

    Adjunct Faculty of Nursing

    Nursing Department

    Connie Beal, DNP

    Connie Beal, DNP

    Assistant Professor

    more info

    Nursing Department

    PH 228

    440-720-3866

    Contact

    May Beard

    Adjunct Faculty of Fashion

    more info

    Fashion Department

    Rose Anne Berila

    Adjunct Faculty

    Nursing Department

    Alaric Best

    Alaric Best

    Head Cross Country/Associate Head Track & Field Coach

    Athletics

    SC 210

    440-646-8315

    Deborah Blackley

    Biology Lab Assistant

    Biology Department

    Dauby 318

    440-449-3036

    Contact

    Samantha Bogner

    Adjunct Faculty

    Nursing Department

    April Braden

    Adjunct Faculty

    Business Department, Public Relations Department

    Tomeeka Brigitzer

    Adjunct Faculty

    Nursing Department

    Connie Bruening, MSN

    Connie Bruening, MSN

    Instructor

    more info

    Nursing Department

    MU 304A

    440-646-8163

    Contact

    Kathleen Burnett, MA

    Adjunct EDA

    Educational Admin Department

    440.684.6106

    Contact

    Deborah Carl, MA, ATR-BC

    Adjunct Faculty

    Counseling and Art Therapy

    440-646-8139

    Contact

    Rosanne Casal, DNP

    Assistant Professor

    Nursing Department

    PH 239

    440-684-6051

    Contact

    Mary Jo Cherry, PhD

    Mary Jo Cherry, PhD

    Co-Director, Education Unit Coordinator, Field Experience...

    more info

    Education Department

    BL 014

    440-646-8147

    Contact

    Leo Coach

    Music Department Chair

    Music Department

    MU 329

    440-646-8392

    Margaret Connell

    Adjunct Faculty

    Education Department

    James Connell, PhD

    James Connell, PhD

    Dean of Graduate and Professional Studies

    more info

    School of Graduate Studies, Educational Admin Department

    Mullen 302

    440-646-8120

    Contact

    Sarah Coughlin

    Adjunct Faculty

    Nursing Department

    Jennifer Coyne

    Adjunct Faculty

    Nursing Department

    Mary Crowe

    Adjunct Faculty

    Nursing Department

    MU 351B

    440-449-5406

    Denise Crowther, MSN, JD

    Denise Crowther, MSN, JD

    Assistant Professor

    more info

    Nursing Department

    MU 343

    440-684-6117

    Contact

    Christine De Vinne, OSU, PhD

    Christine De Vinne, OSU, PhD

    President

    President

    MU 245

    440-646-8101

    Clark DeCapite

    Adjunct Faculty

    Art Department

    Mary Kay Deley, MS

    Mary Kay Deley, MS

    Assistant Professor, Chemistry

    more info

    Chemistry Department

    DB 213B

    440-449-2227

    Contact

    Amanda Dille

    Adjunct Faculty

    Nursing Department

    Kimberly Dillon-Bleich, PhD

    Kimberly Dillon-Bleich, PhD

    Associate Dean, Assistant Professor

    Nursing Department

    MU 350B

    440-646-8174

    Contact

    Diane Duff

    Adjunct Faculty

    Nursing Department

    Mary Michele Duns

    Adjunct Faculty

    Nursing Department

    Christopher Edmonds, PhD

    Christopher Edmonds, PhD

    Professor and Chairperson

    more info

    Psychology Department

    Pilla 236

    440-449-3148

    Contact

    Sanscercera Ellis

    Adjunct Faculty

    Nursing Department

    Rosemarie Emanuele, PhD

    Rosemarie Emanuele, PhD

    Professor of Economics and Mathematics

    more info

    Math Department, Business Department

    Dauby 305

    440-646-8154

    Contact

    Nicholas Fagan

    Adjunct Faculty

    Historic Preservation Dept

    Bonnie Fellows, MSN

    Bonnie Fellows, MSN

    SDAP Coordinator, Assistant Professor

    more info

    Nursing Department, Accelerated Nursing

    MU 304A

    440-646-8394

    Contact

    Debra Fleming, DBA, MBA, CPA

    Debra Fleming, DBA, MBA, CPA

    Executive Director, MBA Program, Professor, Accounting and...

    more info

    Master of Business Administration, Masters of Business Administration

    Pilla 218

    440-720-3864

    Contact

    Kevin Flynn

    Instructor

    more info

    Business Department

    Pilla 235

    440-646-8383

    Contact

    Patrick Flynn

    Adjunct Faculty

    Business Department

    Suzanne Fortuna

    Adjunct Faculty

    Nursing Department

    Thomas Frazier, PhD

    Professor

    more info

    Psychology Department

    Pilla 236

    440-646-8155

    Contact

    Keith Fricke

    Adjunct Professor

    more info

    Master of Business Administration, Business Department, Masters of Business Administration

    Contact

    Christopher Gargoline

    Facilitator

    Psychology Department, UCAP

    Nicole Garner

    Adjunct Faculty

    Philosophy Department

    Lori Goliat

    Adjunct Faculty

    Nursing Department

    Laura Goliat, DNP

    Laura Goliat, DNP

    Associate Professor

    more info

    Nursing Department

    MU 325

    440-646-8332

    Contact

    Leigh Graham

    Adjunct Faculty

    Nursing Department

    Marc Gray, Jr., EdD

    Associate Professor, Director of MAP

    more info

    MAP Program

    BL 102

    440-646-8105

    Jessica Grayer

    Adjunct Faculty

    Nursing Department

    Molly Haaga, PhD, ATR-BC, LPC

    Molly Haaga, PhD, ATR-BC, LPC

    Assistant Professor, Art Therapy

    more info

    Art Therapy Department

    PH 211

    440-646-8353

    Contact

    Jessica Headley, PhD, LPC

    Jessica Headley, PhD, LPC

    Assistant Professor, Counseling & Art Therapy and Co-Director of...

    more info

    Counseling and Art Therapy

    PC 212B

    440-646-8127

    Contact

    Margaret Hirschfeld

    Adjunct Faculty

    Education Department, English Department

    Melissa Hladek, MA, LPC, ATR-BC

    Melissa Hladek, MA, LPC, ATR-BC

    Clinical Coordinator, Instructor

    more info

    Counseling and Art Therapy

    PH 214

    440-684-6090

    Contact

    Robert Hunt

    Adjunct

    more info

    Educational Admin Department

    440.684.6105

    Contact

    Leighanne Hustak, CNP

    Assistant Professor

    Nursing Department

    PH 239

    440-684-6051

    Contact

    Katherine Jackson, Ph.D., ATR-BC

    Katherine Jackson, Ph.D., ATR-BC

    Associate Professor, Counseling & Art Therapy

    more info

    Counseling and Art Therapy

    PH 220

    440-484-7022

    Contact

    Judith Jankowski, MA, ATR-BC, LPCC-S

    Half-Time Visiting Instructor

    Counseling and Art Therapy

    440.646.8139

    Contact

    Rosa Johnson

    Adjunct Faculty

    Nursing Department

    Jeffrey Jordan

    Adjunct Faculty

    Nursing Department

    Martin Kane

    Adjunct Faculty

    Educational Admin Department

    PC 224

    440-646-8148

    Elizabeth Kavran, DDS

    Elizabeth Kavran, DDS

    Dean of Arts & Sciences

    more info

    School of Arts and Sciences

    MU 335

    440.449.2015

    Kelly Kelmes

    Adjunct Faculty

    Nursing Department

    Debbie Keresztesy, MSN

    Instructor

    Nursing Department

    MU 324

    440-646-3865

    Contact

    Natalie Kertes Weaver, PhD

    Natalie Kertes Weaver, PhD

    Professor of Religious Studies

    more info

    Religious Studies Department

    PC 230

    440-684-6007

    Contact

    Timothy Kinsella, PhD

    Timothy Kinsella, PhD

    Department Chair

    more info

    History Department

    MU 337

    440-646-8389

    Contact

    Edward Klein, PhD

    Adjunct Faculty

    Educational Admin Department

    440.684.6105

    Contact

    Jack Kless

    Adjunct Faculty

    Nursing Department

    Jennifer Knaus

    Instructor of Fashion

    more info

    Fashion Department

    Dauby 125

    440-684-6027

    Christopher Kolp

    Lab Coordinator

    Chemistry Department

    DB 223A

    440-646-8125

    Connie Korosec, PhD

    Connie Korosec, PhD

    Chair, Professor of Fashion

    more info

    Fashion Department

    DB 125

    440-646-8142

    Contact

    Phyllis Kronk, DNP

    Assistant Professor

    Nursing Department

    MU 350

    440-646-8175

    Contact

    Jason Kubbins

    Jason Kubbins

    Head Soccer Coach

    Athletics

    SC 222

    440-684-6095

    Hope Kucinski

    Adjunct Faculty

    Nursing Department

    Lisa Kuhen, DNP

    Assistant Professor

    Nursing Department

    PH 213

    440-646-8399

    Contact

    Kurt Kuster

    Adjunct Faculty, MAP

    Education Department, MAP Program

    Mark A. Kyle, DDS

    Assistant Professor, Biology Chair

    more info

    Biology Department

    Dauby 318B

    440-720-3838

    Contact

    Kathryn LaFontana

    Kathryn LaFontana

    Vice President of Academic Affairs

    more info

    Academic Affairs

    MU 322

    440.646.8107

    Kristina Lester

    Adjunct Faculty

    Nursing Department

    Leslie Lewis

    Adjunct Faculty

    Nursing Department

    Nancy Lick

    Adjunct Faculty

    Art Department

    Michael Lynch

    Adjunct EDA

    Educational Admin Department

    Contact

    Andrea Marek

    Adjunct Faculty

    Nursing Department

    Linda Martin, PhD

    Linda Martin, PhD

    Director and Associate Professor, Theological and Pastoral...

    more info

    Pilla 216

    440-646-8191

    Contact

    Sandra Mastrodonato, MSN

    Instructor

    Nursing Department

    MU 328

    440-684-6014

    Contact

    George Matejka, PhD

    George Matejka, PhD

    Associate Professor, Philosophy, Chair

    more info

    Philosophy Department

    MU 340

    440-646-8393

    Contact

    Jessica McCullough

    Adjunct Faculty

    Nursing Department

    Thomas McGinty, MBA

    Adjunct Faculty

    more info

    Master of Business Administration

    Contact

    Cindy McKnight

    Director of Athletics

    Athletics

    SC 211

    440-684-6102

    Machelle McNeal

    Adjunct Faculty

    Music Department

    Pamela McVay, PhD

    Pamela McVay, PhD

    Associate Professor

    more info

    History Department

    Besse Library 18

    440-646-8396

    Contact

    Gina Messina, PhD

    Gina Messina, PhD

    Associate Professor

    more info

    Religious Studies Department

    Contact

    Jeannine Michaels

    Adjunct Faculty

    MAP Program

    Wendy Mihelich

    Facilitator

    Legal Studies Department

    Gretchen Miller, MA, ATR-BC, ACTP

    Gretchen Miller, MA, ATR-BC, ACTP

    Half-Time Visiting Instructor

    more info

    Counseling and Art Therapy

    PH 235

    440-646-8139

    Contact

    Maria Mlinac

    Adjunct Faculty

    Nursing Department, Educational Admin Department

    Nicholas Molley

    Adjunct Faculty

    more info

    Nursing Department

    Roberta Muehlheim

    Adjunct Faculty

    Chemistry Department

    Anne Murphy Brown, JD

    Anne Murphy Brown, JD

    Director and Associate Professor, Legal Studies

    more info

    Master of Business Administration, Legal Studies Department

    MU 336

    440-449-5403

    Contact

    Patricia Nugent, PhD

    Adjunct

    Educational Admin Department

    440.684.6105

    Contact

    Stacey G. O'Brien, LISW-S

    Stacey G. O'Brien, LISW-S

    Assistant Professor, Director of Field Education

    more info

    Social Work Department

    MU 342

    440-684-6005

    Contact

    Jodi O'Neill

    Adjunct Faculty

    Nursing Department, Accelerated Nursing

    Lauren Patton, DNP

    Lauren Patton, DNP

    NRC Coordinator, Assistant Professor

    more info

    Nursing Department

    PH 114

    440-449-3425

    Contact

    Sister Rosaria Perna, OSU, MFA

    Sister Rosaria Perna, OSU, MFA

    Associate Professor

    more info

    Art Department

    FRTZ FRTZ

    440-684-6093

    Contact

    Amy Petrinec

    Adjunct Faculty

    Nursing Department, Nursing DNP

    MU 328

    440-684-6057

    Desiree Pierson

    Adjunct Faculty

    Nursing Department, Accelerated Nursing

    Mary Pipino, PhD

    Mary Pipino, PhD

    Associate Professor of English, Director of Core Curriculum

    more info

    Ursuline Studies Program

    Mullen 318

    440-646-8112

    Contact

    Cameron Plagens, PhD, ATR-BC

    Adjunct Faculty

    more info

    Art Therapy Department

    440-646-8139

    Contact

    Gary E. Polster, PhD

    Gary E. Polster, PhD

    Professor, Chair, Sociology

    more info

    Sociology Department

    Mullen 341

    440-646-8156

    Contact

    Francisco Prado

    Adjunct Faculty

    Music Department

    Sarah Preston, PhD

    Sarah Preston, PhD

    Department Chair and Associate Professor, Chemistry

    more info

    Chemistry Department

    Dauby 218

    440-684-6073

    Contact

    Regina Prosser, DNP

    Regina Prosser, DNP

    RN-BSN Coordinator, Assistant Professor

    more info

    Nursing Department, Accelerated Nursing

    MU 323

    440-684-6057

    Contact

    Danette Pugh-Patton

    Danette Pugh-Patton

    Adj Faculty Diversity Fellow

    more info

    President

    BL 012

    440.646.8118

    Contact

    Theresa Quigney, PhD

    Adjunct Faculty

    Education Department, MAP Program

    Nancy Rahn, EdD

    Student Success Coordinator

    more info

    Academic Affairs, Student Success Center

    Pilla 224

    440.449.5842

    Contact

    Teresa Rini Barber, PMP

    Adjunct Faculty

    more info

    Master of Business Administration, Business Department

    Contact

    Elizabeth Ritz

    Adjunct Faculty

    MAP Program

    Lady Rivera

    Adjunct Faculty

    Nursing Department

    Ashley Rogols

    Adjunct Faculty

    Counseling and Art Therapy

    440-646-8139

    Contact

    Catherine Rook

    Athletic Trainer

    Athletics

    SC 119

    440-684-6100

    Catherine Rozmarynowycz

    Adjunct Faculty

    Art Department

    Richard Rule-Hoffman, MA, ATR-BC

    Adjunct Faculty

    Counseling and Art Therapy

    PH 235

    440-646-8139

    Contact

    Gail Rule-Hoffman, MEd, LPC-S, ATR-BC

    Gail Rule-Hoffman, MEd, LPC-S, ATR-BC

    Program Director

    more info

    Counseling and Art Therapy

    PH 218

    440-646-8138

    Contact

    Michael Rusek

    Facilitator

    Business Department, UCAP

    Jennifer Schwartz Mrazek, MAAT, ATR-BC, ATCS

    Jennifer Schwartz Mrazek, MAAT, ATR-BC, ATCS

    Chair, Undergraduate Art Therapy

    more info

    Art Therapy Department

    PH 212

    440-484-7030

    Contact

    Meghan Scully, MSN

    Instructor

    more info

    Nursing Department

    Contact

    Megan Seaman, PhD, LPC, NCC, RYT

    Megan Seaman, PhD, LPC, NCC, RYT

    Assistant Professor, Counseling & Art Therapy

    more info

    Counseling and Art Therapy

    PH 217

    440-449-4406

    Contact

    Kim Sethna, EdD

    Adjunct Faculty

    more info

    MAP Program

    Patricia Sharpnack DNP, RN, CNE. NEA-BC, ANE

    Patricia Sharpnack DNP, RN, CNE. NEA-BC, ANE

    Dean of The Breen School of Nursing and Strawbridge Professor

    more info

    Nursing Department

    MU 348

    440-684-6032

    Contact

    Jenise M. Snyder

    Jenise M. Snyder

    Assistant Professor, Biology

    more info

    Biology Department

    DB 318

    440-646-8161

    Contact

    Brandon Stewart

    Sports Information Director

    Athletics

    SC 207

    440-684-6062

    Bari Stith, PhD

    Bari Stith, PhD

    Director of the Graduate and Undergraduate Programs in Historic...

    more info

    Historic Preservation Dept

    Mullen 115

    440-646-8135

    Contact

    Ariol Tafa

    Adjunct Faculty

    Nursing Department

    Marisa Terrigno

    Adjunct Faculty

    Nursing Department

    Latrice Tolliver

    Adjunct Faculty

    Nursing Department

    Katharine Trostel, PhD

    Katharine Trostel, PhD

    Assistant Professor, English - Department Chair

    more info

    English Department

    Mullen 331

    440-646-8354

    Contact

    Kathryn Tuohey, EdD

    Assistant Professor, Special Education

    more info

    Education Department

    BL 015

    440-720-3861

    Contact

    Lynn Ulatowski

    Assistant Professor, Biology

    more info

    Biology Department

    Dauby 308C

    440-646-8159

    Contact

    Christopher Vance

    Adjunct Faculty

    Music Department

    Rebecca Varkett

    Adjunct Faculty

    Nursing Department

    Darla Wagner

    Adjunct Faculty

    Educational Admin Department

    440.684.6105

    Contact

    Jacob Waldenmaier

    Assistant Professor

    Philosophy Department

    Mullen 330

    440.646.8133

    Contact

    Matthew Waller

    Adjunct Faculty

    Nursing Department

    Patrick Ward, PhD

    Adjunct Faculty

    Educational Admin Department

    440.684.6105

    Contact

    Teresa Washington, MSN

    Instructor

    Nursing Department

    PH 239

    440-449-3367

    Contact

    Gail Wetherell-Sack

    Adjunct Faculty

    Counseling and Art Therapy

    440-646-8139

    Contact

    Celeste Wiggins, PhD

    Celeste Wiggins, PhD

    Adjunct Faculty, Professor Emerita

    more info

    English Department

    MU 340

    440-449-3155

    Michelle Wiggins, PhD

    Michelle Wiggins, PhD

    Department Chair and Professor, Mathematics

    more info

    Math Department

    DB 305

    440-646-8395

    Contact

    Caitlin Yeager

    Instructor

    Nursing Department

    MU 324

    440-646-8173

    Lita Yu, PhD

    Assistant Professor, Biology

    more info

    Biology Department

    Dauby 324

    440-684-6121

    Contact

    Mary Beth Zeni, ScD, MSN, RN

    Mary Beth Zeni, ScD, MSN, RN

    Associate Professor

    more info

    Nursing Department

    PH 226

    440-484-7025

    Contact

    Nicholas Ziats

    Adjunct Faculty

    Nursing Department

    Sharon Zimmerman Wilson, MSSA, LISW-S

    Sharon Zimmerman Wilson, MSSA, LISW-S

    Program Director, Professor

    more info

    Social Work Department

    MU 339

    440-646-8374

    Contact