College Directory

The College of Arts and Sciences is led by the Executive Dean along with Deans for Arts and Humanities, Natural and Mathematical Sciences, and Social and Behavioral Sciences. In addition to academic oversight, the deans all have college-wide functional roles.

College Leadership

David Hornphoto of David Horn

Interim Executive Dean
horn.5@osu.edu

Sr. Executive Assistant: Heather Core
core.53@osu.edu; 614-292-3236


Dana RengaDana Renga

Dean of Arts and Humanities
renga.1@osu.edu

Executive Assistant: Matt Thompson
thompson.1325@osu.edu; 614-688-3739


Ryan King headshotRyan King

Dean of Social and Behavioral Sciences
king.2065@osu.edu

Executive Assistant: Matt Thompson
thompson.1325@osu.edu; 614-688-3739


Susan Olesik

Dean of Natural and Mathematical Sciences
olesik.1@osu.edu​

Executive Assistant: Matt Thompson
thompson.1325@osu.edu; 614-688-3739


photo of Andrew Martin, interim associate executive deanAndrew Martin

Interim Associate Executive Dean for Undergraduate Education 
martin.1026@osu.edu; 614-247-6641

Executive Assistant: Linda Hood
hood.82@osu.edu; 614-292-2090


Lisa FlormanLisa Florman

Associate Dean of Interdisciplinary Studies and Community Engagement
florman.4@osu.edu
 


Christopher Jaroniec

Associate Dean for Research and Creative Inquiry
jaroniec.1@osu.edu
 


Trevon LoganTrevon Logan

Associate Dean
logan.155@osu.edu; 614-292-0762

Executive Assistant: Pete Penwell
penwell.18@osu.edu; 614-247-8777


Wendy SmoothWendy Smooth

Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
smooth.1@osu.edu
 


Sergio SoaveSergio Soave

Associate Dean for Space and Infrastructure
soave.1@osu.edu; 614-688-3167
 


Shari SpeerShari Speer headshot

Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs 
speer.21@osu.edu; 614-292-1431


Kim Kinsel

Chief Administrative Officer
kinsel.21@osu.edu


Shams Khan

Chief Development and Alumni Relations Officer
khan.1083@osu.edu


Kevin Leonardi

Senior Director of Marketing and Communications
leonardi.19@osu.edu; 614-292-5935


 

Department Chairs and School Directors

Adélékè Adéẹ̀kọ́Department of African American and African Studies
Adélékè Adéẹ̀kọ́, Interim Chair and Humanities Distinguished Professor
adeeko.1@osu.edu
 


Department of AnthropologyScott McGraw
Scott McGraw, Chair and Professor
mcgraw.43@osu.edu
 


Lisbon headshotDepartment of Art
Laura Lisbon, Chair and Professor
lisbon.1@osu.edu
 


Department of Arts Administration, Education and PolicyShari Savage
Shari Savage, Interim Chair and Associate Professor
savage.12@osu.edu
 


David WeinbergDepartment of Astronomy
David Weinberg, Chair and Professor
weinberg.21@osu.edu
 


Claudia TurroDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Claudia Turro, Chair and Dow Professor
turro.1@osu.edu
 


Anthony KaldellisDepartment of Classics
Anthony Kaldellis, Chair and Professor
​kaldellis.1@osu.edu
 


School of CommunicationKelly Garrett
Kelly Garrett, Interim Director and Professor
garrett.258@osu.edu
 


Armstrong headshotDepartment of Comparative Studies
Philip Armstrong, Chair and Professor
armstrong.202@osu.edu
 


Department of DanceSusan Van Pelt Petry
Susan Van Pelt Petry, Interim Chair and Professor
petry.37@osu.edu
 


Mary Anne BeecherDepartment of Design
Mary Anne Beecher, Chair and Professor
beecher.17@osu.edu
 


School of Earth SciencesSteven Lower
Steven Lower, Director and Professor
lower.9@osu.edu
 


Mark BenderDepartment of East Asian Languages and Literatures
Mark Bender, Chair and Professor
bender.4@osu.edu
 


James PeckDepartment of Economics
James Peck, Chair and Professor
peck.33@osu.edu
 


Susan Williams headshotDepartment of English
Susan Williams, Chair and Professor
williams.488@osu.edu
 


FreudensteinDepartment of Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology
John Freudenstein, Chair and Professor
freudenstein.1@osu.edu
 


Department of French and ItalianJennifer Willging
Jennifer Willging, Interim Chair and Associate Professor
willging.1@osu.edu
 


Darla MunroeDepartment of Geography
Darla Munroe, Chair and Professor
munroe.9@osu.edu
 


HolubDepartment of Germanic Languages and Literatures
Robert Holub, Chair and Ohio Eminent Scholar
holub.5@osu.edu
 


Scott LeviDepartment of History
Scott Levi, Chair and Professor
levi.18@osu.edu
 


Department of History of ArtKarl Whittington
Karl Whittington, Interim Chair and Associate Professor
whittington.78@osu.edu
 


Cynthia ClopperDepartment of Linguistics
Cynthia Clopper, Chair and Professor
clopper.1@osu.edu
 


LafontDepartment of Mathematics
Jean-Francois Lafont, Chair and Professor
lafont.1@osu.edu
 


Department of MicrobiologyKurt Fredrick
Kurt Fredrick, Chair and Professor 
fredrick.5@osu.edu
 


VaessinDepartment of Molecular Genetics
Harald Vaessin, Chair and Professor
vaessin.1@osu.edu
 


Costa-Giomi headshotSchool of Music
Eugenia Costa-Giomi, Interim Director and Professor
costa-giomi.1@osu.edu
 


Levi headshotDepartment of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
Scott Levi, Interim Chair and Professor
levi.18@osu.edu
 


Lisa DowningDepartment of Philosophy
Lisa Downing, Chair and Professor
downing.110@osu.edu
 


Poirier headshotDepartment of Physics
Michael Poirier, Chair and Professor
poirier.18@osu.edu
 


CaldeiraDepartment of Political Science
Gregory Caldeira, Chair and Distinguished University Professor
caldeira.1@osu.edu
 


Charles EmeryDepartment of Psychology
Charles Emery, Chair and Professor
emery.33@osu.edu
 


Department of Slavic and East European Languages and CulturesAngela Brintlinger
Angela Brintlinger, Interim Chair and Professor
brintlinger.3@osu.edu
 


Kristi WilliamsDepartment of Sociology
Kristi Williams, Chair and Professor
williams.2339@osu.edu
 


Department of Spanish and PortugueseJohn Grinstead
John Grinstead, Interim Chair and Professor
grinstead.11@osu.edu
 


Robert FoxDepartment of Speech and Hearing Science
Robert Fox, Chair and Professor
fox.2@osu.edu
 


MacEachernDepartment of Statistics
Steven MacEachern, Chair and Professor
snm@stat.osu.edu
 


Department of Theatre, Film and Media ArtsE.J. Westlake
E.J. Westlake, Chair and Professor
westlake.35@osu.edu
 


WinnubstDepartment of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Shannon Winnubst, Chair and Professor
winnubst.1@osu.edu

Administrative Areas

Within the College of Arts and Sciences, several offices support the work of college administration; the nearly 80 departments, schools, centers and institutes in the college; and also work in partnership with university administration.

Academic Enrichment

Lindsey Chamberlain, Assistant Dean of Academic Enrichment
chamberlain.55@osu.edu

Administrative Services

Kim Kinsel, Chief Administrative Officer
kinsel.21@osu.edu

Liana Crisan-Vandeborne, Resource Planning Analyst
crisan-vandeborne.1@osu.edu; 614-688-4520


Fiscal Services

Nicole Cochran, Finance Director
cochran.113@osu.edu; 614-292-6040

Shawn Barrett, Budgeting Senior Analyst
barrett.834@osu.edu; 614-292-8545

John Blust, Budgeting Senior Analyst
blust.5@osu.edu; 614-292-1572

Joe Wanderi, Finance Manager
wanderi.1@osu.edu

Rachel Schrock, Manager of Financial Operations
schrock.73@osu.edu; 614-292-9342

Hannah Heimberger, Fiscal Officer
heimberger.12@osu.edu; 614-688-3923

Hailey Booth, Fiscal Officer
booth.306@osu.edu; 614-293-4633


Human Resources

Peggy Link, HR Business Partner
link.39@osu.edu; 614-247-7867

Jennifer Prak, HR Business Partner
prak.9@osu.edu; 614-247-4476

Kyle Bennett, HR Consultant
bennett.693@osu.edu

Sabrina Dye, HR Consultant
dye.283@osu.edu, 614-247-2700

Lindsay Hutchinson, HR Consultant
hutchinson.307@osu.edu; 614-688-0114

Amanda Postalakis, HR Consultant
postalakis.3@osu.edu; 614-292-6144

Catie Shuman, HR Consultant
shuman.81@osu.edu

Kimberly Steele, HR Consultant
steele.663@osu.edu; 614-688-3596

Jennifer Viernes, HR Consultant
viernes.1@osu.edu; 614-688-0115

Megan Woodall, Sr. HR Consultant
woodall.16@osu.edu; 614-292-5448

Advancement: Development and Alumni Engagement

Shams Khan, Chief Development and Alumni Relations Officer
khan.1083@osu.edu


Office Contact Information

Jennings Hall, 3rd Floor
1735 Neil Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: 614-292-9200


Development

Carolyn Chapman, Executive Director of Development
chapman.345@osu.edu; 614-688-4172

Arts and Humanities

Amber Diglaw, Senior Director of Development 
diglaw.1@osu.edu; 614-292-9443

Katherine Goliver, Senior Director of Development 
goliver.2@osu.edu; 614-688-4028

Susanna Snyder, Director of Development
snyder.1912@osu.edu; 614-292-9626

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Tammy Parker, Senior Director of Development 
parker.465@osu.edu; 614-688-5660

David Precise, Senior Director of Development 
precise.2@osu.edu; 614-688-1044

Todd Clark, Director of Development 
clark.3368@osu.edu; 614-688-2877     

Courtney Shenk, Director of Development 
shenk.19@osu.edu; 614-292-8201 

Natural and Mathematical Sciences

Samara Preisler, Senior Director of Development
preisler.7@osu.edu; 614-247-1658

Rick Harrison, Director of Development 
harrison.736@osu.edu; 614-688-1385

Jaynie Tatman, Director of Development 
taylor.3069@osu.edu; 614-247-1848


Alumni Engagement

Mitch Fogt, Senior Engagement Officer
fogt.9@osu.edu; 614-688-1053

Clara Davison, Engagement Officer
davison.102@osu.edu; 614-688-1241     

Madey Khurma, Engagement Officer
khurma.3@osu.edu; 614-688-6359

Jade Lac, Engagement Officer
lac.1@osu.edu; 614-688-2857     


Advancement Communications

Jennifer Farmer, Advancement Communications Manager
farmer.111@osu.edu; 614-292-9488

Alex Bixler, Advancement Communications Specialist
bixler.50@osu.edu; 614-292-5934


Stewardship/Donor Experience

Kelly Hebblethwaite-Johnson, Director of Stewardship
johnson.3053@osu.edu; 614-292-1897


Office Operations

Tanya Reed, Advancement Office Manager
reed.727@osu.edu; 614-247-8292

Jessica Brown, Development Associate
brown.7281@osu.edu; 614-688-2830

Kristin Gonterman, Development Associate
gonterman.3@osu.edu; 614-688-4331

Advising and Academic Services

100 Denney Hall (West Lobby)
164 Annie and John Glenn Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210
Tel: 614-292-6961
Fax: 614-292-6303

Learn more

Advising Information

Appointments can be made by calling 614-292-6961 for the following:

  • Exploring and/or declaring a major
  • Degree Planning/Progress Checks
  • Scheduling
  • Applying to graduate
  • Preparing for graduate or professional school
  • Petitions
  • Other academic advising matters

Your advisor is assigned to you based on your major, see a list of advisors on our majors pages or check your Student Center on BuckeyeLink to find your assigned advisor.

Walk-in Advising

Walk-in advising typically serves students who have a quick questions that take five minutes or less to address. Walk-in help includes (but is not limited to):

  • Schedule adjustments
  • General Referrals
  • Returning from a leave of absence
  • Withdrawals Advising Information

Advising and Academic Services Office Administration

Assistant Executive Dean
Mary Ellen Jenkins (jenkins.196@osu.edu)
614-292-7272
151 Denney Hall

Advising Manager
Todd Bitters (bitters.4@osu.edu)
614-292-6961
129 Denney Hall

Advising Manager
Brenda Dinan (dinan.9@osu.edu)
614-292-6961
117 Denney Hall

Advising Manager
Tony Valle (valle.5@osu.edu)
614-292-6961
135 Denney Hall

Advising and Academic Services Graduation Services Office

Program Coordinator
Patrick Morgan (morgan.599@osu.edu)

Program Assistant
Matt Gmetro (gmetro.1@osu.edu)

Business Services Center (BSC)

The Arts and Sciences Business Services Center (BSC) provides expert human resource and financial services for Arts and Sciences. We are committed to the mission, vision and goals of Arts and Sciences.

Services Overview


100 Journalism Building
242 W 18th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
M-F 8 a.m to 5 p.m.
Fax (614) 247-7470


Kelley Maynard, Manager
maynard.52@osu.edu; 614-247-7168


BSC Fiscal Staff 

Erica Conley, Lead
conley.352@osu.edu; 614-247-8835

Megan Brown, Fiscal Associate
ASC Exec Deans / SBS 
Brown.7402@osu.edu; 614-292-6700

Jasmin Crenshaw, Fiscal Associate
Arts / BioSciences
crenshaw.40@osu.edu; 614-292-0068

Rene Sheline, Fiscal Associate
NMS
sheline.19@osu.edu; 614-688-8265

Ginnetta Lucas, Fiscal Associate
Humanities
lucas.256@osu.edu; 614-247-7935


Procurement Staff

Angelina Schroeder, Procurement Lead
schroeder.770@osu.edu; 614-247-4687

Angela Mercer, Procurement Specialist
Arts & Humanities / Astronomy / MBI / SBS /  Microbiology / Molecular Genetics
mercer.89@osu.edu; 614-247-4662

Michael Wells, Procurement Specialist
Biochemistry / Chemistry / Earth Sciences / Center for Life Sciences Education / EEOB / Mathematics / Physics / Statistics
wells.21@osu.edu; 614-247-4669

Career and Professional Success

Brian Guerrero, Assistant Dean of Career and Professional Success
guerrero.75@osu.edu; 614-292-6713

Stephanie Ford, Director, Career Communities
ford.82@osu.edu; 614-292-7055

Scott Kustis, Director, Industry Connections
kustis.1@osu.edu; 614-247-8698

Meet the rest of the team

Learn more

Curriculum and Assessment Services

Bernadette Vankeerbergen, Assistant Dean of Curriculum
vankeerbergen.1@osu.edu; 614-688-5679

Learn more

Distance Education

Elizabeth Vu, Director of Distance Education
vu.191@osu.edu

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Wendy Smooth, Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
smooth.1@osu.edu

Tyiesha Radford Shorts, Program Coordinator
radford.15@osu.edu

Faculty Affairs

Shari Speer, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs 
speer.21@osu.edu; 614-292-1431

Caitlin Brendel, Faculty Affairs Specialist
brendel.3@osu.edu

Graduate Studies

Brian Orefice, Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies
orefice.1@osu.edu; 614-688-2500

Marketing and Communications

100 Journalism Building, 242 W. 18th Ave.
asccomm@osu.edu; 614-292-8686

Learn more


Kevin Leonardi, Senior Director of Marketing and Communications
leonardi.19@osu.edu; 614-292-5935

Julie Brown, Email and Recruitment Marketing Manager
brown.4927@osu.edu; 614-688-2584

Evan Drexler, Communications Manager
drexler.40@osu.edu; 614-292-1235

Lauren Fanfer, Graphic Designer
fanfer.1@osu.edu; 614-247-1740

Joshua Friesen, Content and Editorial Specialist
friesen.29@osu.edu; 614-688-2615

Molly Kime, Marketing and Communications Manager
kime.19@osu.edu; 614-688-2604

Meghan Morris, Marketing and Communications Specialist
morris.1754@osu.edu; 614-688-0587

Research

Christopher Jaroniec, Associate Dean for Research and Creative Inquiry
jaroniec.1@osu.edu

Jared Port, Director of Research Services
port.4@osu.edu; 614-247-8309

Space and Infrastructure

Sergio Soave, Associate Dean for Space and Infrastructure
soave.1@osu.edu; 614-688-3167

Ronald Filippelli, Director, Facilities Management
filippelli.2@osu.edu

Student Engagement

We value fully engaging our students in their academic life through opportunities that advance a holistic and transformational educational experience. Student Engagement supports and engages undergraduate students through a monthly e-newsletter that communicates a broad range of college and university opportunities, programs that help to connect students with our faculty and staff such as the Take Your Professor to Lunch Program and the Coffee Connections program, the Arts and Sciences Student Council that hosts a variety of events throughout the year including an annual Ohio State Graduate and Professional School Fair, the Dean's Student Advisory Board, college merit and need-based scholarships, and scholarships supporting education abroad.

Learn More


Ann Rottersman, Director of Student Programs
143 Denney Hall, 164 Annie and John Glenn Ave.
rottersman.1@osu.edu
Phone: 614-247-2566
Fax: 614-292-4500

Technology Services

Arts and Sciences’ Technology Services provides schools, departments, centers and other units with the information technology support services they need to achieve their strategic goals. Please visit the Technology Services website to get technology support or for more information on our products and services.

asctech.osu.edu
614-688-4447
 
Our mission:

  • To meet the overall technology support needs of the college office and units across the College of Arts and Sciences
  • To provide strategically important and commonly needed technology products and services to all units across the college
  • To coordinate with the Office of the CIO on university-level technology initiatives
     

Mike Kaylor, Director of Technology Services
400 Mendenhall Laboratory, 128 North Oval Mall
kaylor.1@osu.edu
Phone: 614-688-5907

Undergraduate Recruitment

Arts and Sciences Office of Undergraduate Recruitment works to promote the college to prospective undergraduate students, while simultaneously supporting the university’s enrollment goals and initiatives. 

In addition, the Office of Undergraduate Recruitment sustains diversity programs specifically targeted to the recruitment, retention and advancement of underrepresented students.

Office of Undergraduate Recruitment
253 Journalism Building, 242 West 18th Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210
614-688-4394
discoverasc@osu.edu

Diversity Matters


Chinwe Okpalaoka, Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Recruitment
okpalaoka.2@osu.edu, 614-292-4661

Michael Waite, Assistant Director of Undergraduate Recruitment
waite.20@osu.edu, 614-688-4394

Angelett Anderson, Program Manager
anderson.2777@osu.edu, 614-292-7857

Brandy Williams, Program Manager
williams.2797@osu.edu, 614-292-8558
 

Information for Faculty and Staff

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