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
Title IX Investigator
 
B.S., Asbury College
J.D., Ohio Northern University
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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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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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Dr. Brian N. Burton
BurtonBN@tiffin.edu

Visiting Professor of Chemistry
 
B.S., University of Tennessee
M.S., Rush University Medical Center
 
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Professor Brandon Clay
ClayBrJ@tiffin.edu
419-448-3343

Assistant Professor 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 Tonia Duncum
DuncumT@tiffin.edu
(419) 448-3586

Assistant Professor of Physics
 
B.S., University of Illinois-Urbana
M.S., University of Notre Dame
 
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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 Sara A. Harper, M.S.Sara_Harper
HarperSA@tiffin.edu

Visiting Professor of Exercise Science
 
B.A., Kent State University
M.S., Kent State 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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Professor Ben Herrick
HerrickBM@tiffin.edu
(419) 448-3439

Instructor of Music and Bands
Tiffin University Band Director
 
B.S., University of Toledo
M.M., University of Cincinnati
 
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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. 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 Alexandra Manfredo
Manfredoai@tiffin.edu
(419) 448-3583
 
Instructor of Choir and Commercial Music
 
B.M., Milliken University
M.M., University of Miami
 
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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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Professor 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. 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
 Photo: Dr. Mark Sabo
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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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Dr. Jennifer Young, Ph.DYoung

Assistant Professor of English
 
B.A., Kent State University
M.S., University of Akron
Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University
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