Meet the School of Arts and Sciences Faculty

Dr. Joyce Hall-Yates, J.D.
HallYatesJC@tiffin.edu
419-448-3049

Dean, School of Arts & Sciences
Assistant Professor of Paralegal Studies
 
B.A., Asbury College
J.D., Ohio Northern University
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Dr. Virginia Palagyi Arp
arpvp@tiffin.edu
(419) 448-3400

Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs
Assistant Professor of Education
 
Ph.D., Gannon University in Organization Learning and Leadership
M.Ed., Gannon University
B.S. in Mathematics, John Carroll University
Dr. Virginia Palagyi Arp
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Dr. Dan Bell, Ph.D
BellD@tiffin.edu
419-448-3283

Associate Professor of Mathematics
 
B.A., Earlham College
M.A., University of Colorado at Boulder
Ph.D., American University
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Ms. Jeannette Berry
BerryJ@tiffin.edu
419-448-3360

Director of Commerical Music - Vocal
 
B.M., The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
 
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Dr. Bruce Bowlus, Ph.D
BBowlus@tiffin.edu
419-448-3294

Professor of History
 
B.A., Wittenberg University
M.A., Bowling Green State University
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University
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Dr. Aaron Burton, Ph.D
BurtonAV@tiffin.edu
419-448-3015

Chair, Humanities Programs
Assistant Professor of Communication
 
B.S., Ohio University
M.A., University of Findlay
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University
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Professor Dalva Church
ChurchDK@tiffin.edu
419-448-5132

Instructor of English
 
Associate, Secondary Education, Bowling Green State University
Bachelor, History, Thomas Edison College
M.Hum., Tiffin University
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Professor Brandon Clay, M.A.
ClayBrJ@tiffin.edu
419-448-3343

Instructor of English and American Literature
 
B.A., Hiram College
M.A., Miami University
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Dr. Teresa (Terry) Collins, Ph.D
CollinsT@tiffin.edu
419-448-3432

Associate Professor of Education
 
B.Mus., Georgia State University
M. Mus., Georgia State University
B.A., University of Findlay
M.A., Morehead State University
Ph.D., New York University
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Dr. Maria Gabriella De Oliveria, Ph.D.
DeoliveiraMG@tiffin.edu
419-448-3449

Assistant Professor of Biology
 
B.S., Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro
M.S., Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro
Ph.D., University of South Carolina
 
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Professor Robin Dunlap
DunlapRK@tiffin.edu
419-448-5141

Instructor of Mathematics
 
A.A.P., Terra State Community College
B.S., California University of Pennsylvania
M.S., Marshall University
M.A., Winebrenner Theological Seminary
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Professor Miriam Fankhauser
MFankhau@tiffin.edu
419-448-3426

Emeritus Associate Professor of English & Humanities 
 
B.A., Heidelberg College
M.Ed., University of Toledo
M.A., University of Toledo
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Professor Ana Paula Fantini
FantiniAP@tiffin.edu
419-448-3373

Instructor of Exercise Science & Biology
 
B.S., Union College
B.S., Union College
M.A., Union College
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Professor Lee Fearnside
FearnsideL@tiffin.edu
419-448-3427

Curator Diane Kidd Gallery
Associate Professor of Art
 
B.A., Smith College
M.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design
M.S., Drexel University
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Professor Rebecca Fox
BFox@tiffin.edu
419-448-3355

Associate Professor of Mathematics
 
B.A., Kent State University
M.A., Heidelberg College
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Dr. Sushmita Ghosh, Ph.D.
GhoshS@tiffin.edu
419-448-3591

Professor of Science
 
B.Sc., Brabourne College, Calcutta, India
M.Sc., Calcutta University, Calcutta, India
M.S., Baylor University, Texas
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Illinois
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Professor Tiffanie Goff
GoffTN@tiffin.edu
419-448-3509
 
Instructor of English
 
M.A., New Mexico State University
B.S., Valdosta State University
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Dr. Mary Grennen, Ph.D.
GrennenMV@tiffin.edu
419-448-3376

Director of Theatre Arts
Associate Professor of English
 
B.A., Fordham University at Lincoln Center
M.A., Washington College
Ph.D., Union Institute & University
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Professor Michael Herdlick
HerdlickM@tiffin.edu
419-448-3582

Dean of Students
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
 
B.A., Malone College
M.S., New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
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Dr. Victoria Ingalls, Ed.D.
IngallsV@tiffin.edu
419-448-3396

Chair, Formal & Natural Science Programs
Associate Professor of Mathematics and Sciences
 
B.S., Bowling Green State University
M.A., Heidelberg College
Ed.D., Ashland University
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Professor Michael Kidd
KiddM@tiffin.edu
(734) 649-9518

Chair, Bachelor of Sciences - IT Program
Assistant Professor of Information Technology
 
M.S. in Technology Studies/Information Assurance, Eastern Michigan University
B.S. in Information Assurance/Network Security, Eastern Michigan University
A.A.S. in Network Administration, Washtenaw Community College
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Dr. Dan Lambert
lambertdw@tiffin.edu
(419) 448-3513

Program Chair, Master of Education
Associate Professor of Education
 
Ed.D., University of Cincinnati
M.R.E., Cincinnati Christian University
B.S in education, Taylor University Ft. Wayne
Dan Lambert
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Dr. Zhaolu Lu, Ph.D.
LuZ@tiffin.edu
419-448-3428

Professor of Philosophy
 
B.A., Beijing Normal University, China
Ph.D., University of Western Ontario, Canada
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Professor Jamie Marinis
MarinisJL@tiffin.edu
(419) 448-3357
 
Instructor of English as a Second Language (ESL)
Coordinator of International Student Programs
 
M.Ed., Kent State University
B.S., Kent State University
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Professor Michelle Maus
mausm@tiffin.edu
(216) 509-0862

Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems & Healthcare Administration
Chair, Healthcare Administration Program
 
BS in Acute Care Administration
M.B.A.
Michelle Maus
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Professor Natalie McClain
McClainN@tiffin.edu
419-448-3579

Assistant Professor of Mathematics
 
B.S., Middle Childhood Education, Bowling Green State University
M.A., Education, Heidelberg College
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Professor Sami Mejri
mejris@tiffin.edu
(419) 340-5113

Program Chair, General Education
Assistant Professor of Science
 
B.S. in Chemistry, Bowling Green State University
M. Ed (Science-Ed), University of Toledo
Ph.D. (Int. Education), North Central University (in progress)
Sami Mejri
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Dr. Vincent Moore, Ph.D.
MooreV@tiffin.edu
419-448-3345

Professor of English
 
B.A., Oberlin College
M.A., Miami University
Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi
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Dr. Krista Petrosino
petrosinokl@tiffin.edu
(567) 938-0015

Assistant Professor of English
 
Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Writing, Bowling Green State University
M.A. in English, John Carroll University
B.A. in English, Silver Lake College
Krista Petrosino
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Mr. Bradley Rees
BRees@tiffin.edu
419-448-3317

Music Department Director
Assistant Professor of Music
 
B.A., George Mason University
B.Mus., George Mason University
M.Mus., University of Northern Colorado
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Dr. James Rovira, Ph.D.
RoviraJ@tiffin.edu
419-448-3586

Associate Professor of English
 
B.A., Rollins College
M.Phil., Drew University
Ph.D., Drew University
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Dr. Mark Sabo, Ph.D.
SaboMS@tiffin.edu
419-448-5114

Professor of Forensic Science and Chemistry
 
B.S., University of South Florida
Ph.D., Michigan State University
 
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Dr. Jan H. Samoriski, Ph.D.
SamoriskiJH@tiffin.edu
419-448-3291

Professor of Communication
 
B.S., Radford University
M.S., Radford University
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University
A.S.N., Excelsior College
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Professor Nathan Santos
SantosNH@tiffin.edu
419-448-3391

Instructor of Music
Director of Commercial Music - Instrumental
 
B.M., Wilkes University
M.M., University of Miami
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Dr. John Schupp
SchuppJD@tiffin.edu
419-448-3507

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
 
B.S., Cleveland State University
Ph.D., Chemistry, Cleveland State University
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Professor Robert Stover
StoverB@tiffin.edu
419-448-3385

Education Program
 
M.Ed., University of Pittsburgh
B.A., Capital University
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Dr. Colleen Vallo, Ph.D.
ValloCM@tiffin.edu
419-448-3379

Associate Professor of Communication
 
B.A., Wright State University
M.A., Ohio State University
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University
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Professor Joseph Van Kerkhove
VanKerkhoveJM@tiffin.edu

Assistant Professor of Art
 
B.F.A., Columbus College of Art and Design
M.F.A., Indiana University
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