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Affiliated Faculty & Staff

Aside from its core administrative/faculty team, the Center also has 24 affiliated faculty and staff. While they hold their appointments from academic departments and administrative offices throughout campus, they are formally affiliated with the Center and participate actively in the life of McDonough. Many of them have advanced degrees from prestigious institutions, including Harvard, Boston U., Purdue, Vanderbilt, Duke, and Cornell. They represent a wide variety of fields and interests:

William M. Bauer
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., M.S., Ohio University; M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University

David Brown
Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., M.S., Ohio University; Ph.D. Duke University

Christy Burke
Director of International Programs
B.S.P.E. Marietta College, M.S. University of Wyoming

Ben Ebenhack
Associate Professor of Petroleum Engineering
B.S., St. Meinrad College; M.En., Miami University; Ph.D., Michigan State University

Eric J. Fitch
Associate Professor of Environmental Science and Leadership
B.S., St. Meinrad College; M.En., Miami University; Ph.D., Michigan State University

Bill Fournier
Associate Director of the Career Center
A.A., Eastern Maine Technical College; B.A. University of New England; M.A. Ohio University; Ph.D. Ohio University

Lianne Gray-Starner
Associate Professor of Communication
B.A., Wittenberg University; M.A., Western Kentucky University; Ph.D. Ohio University

Hilles Hughes
Director of Career Services
B.A., College of Wooster; M.A., John Caroll University

Javier Jimenez
Assistant Professor of Spanish, Director of Latin American Studies
B.A. Columbia University, M.A, San Francisco State University, Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley

Kathryn McDaniel
Associate Professor of History
B.A., Davidson College; M.A., Ph.D. Vanderbilt University

David G. McShaffrey
Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., M.S. University of Akron, Ph.D. Purdue University

Scott McVicar
Associate Director of Admission
B.A., M.A.Ed., Marietta College

Robert Pastoor
Vice President for Student Life
B.A.B.S. Mount St. Mary’s, M Ed. McDaniel College, Ed.D. University of Montana

Jolene Powell
McCoy Associate Professor of Art
B.A.West Virginia Wesleyan College; M.A. West Carolina University; M.F.A. Boston University

Janie Rees-Miller
Professor of Language and Linguistics, Director of English as a Second Language
B.A., Oberlin College; Ph.D., M.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook; M.A., American University of Beirut

Mark Schaefer
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Ph.D., M.A., B.A. West Virginia University

Mark E. Sibicky
McCoy Professor of Psychology, Director of the M.A.P. Program
B.A., University of Connecticut; M.A., Colgate University; Ph.D., University of Arkansas

Michael D. Taylor
McCoy Professor of Management and Leadership
B.A., Carleton College; M.B.A., Ohio University; S.T.B., (B.D.), Ph.D., Harvard University

Ben Thomas
Associate Professor of Petroleum Engineering and Geology
B.B.A. Kent State University, B.S.P.E. Marietta College, M.B.A. Ashland University, M.S., Ph.D. West Virginia University

Luding Tong
Associate Professor of Chinese, Director of Asian Studies Program
B.A., Anhui University (Anhui Province, China); M.A., Southern Illinois University; M.A., Ph.D. Washington University in St. Louis

Ena Cecilia Vulor
McCoy Associate Professor of French Language and Literature
B.A. University of Ghana, M.A., Ph.D. Cornell University

Xiaoxiong Yi
Associate Professor of Political Science, Director of China Institute
B.A., Beijing Normal University (China); M.A., Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., American University

Matthew Young
McCoy Associate Professor of History, Director of Asian Studies
B.A., Kenyon College; M.A., Ph.D., Bowling Green State University

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