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René Paddags

Assistant Professor of Political Science

Topic(s): international relations, comparative politics, regional studies, political science, philosophy
René Paddags, assistant professor of political science, joined Ashland University in 2010. Professor Paddags teaches courses in international relations, comparative politics, and regional studies. Prior to joining Ashland University he had taught courses in political science and philosophy at the... read more

Assistant Professor of Sport Management

Topic(s): exercise science, wellness, health promotion
Dr. Jennifer Parsons, assistant professor of sport management, joined the Ashland University faculty in 2009. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wittenberg University, double majoring in biology and physical education; a Master of Science degree from Arizona State University, with a... read more

Associate Professor of Health Sciences; Physical Education Coordinator

Topic(s): fitness assessment and exercise prescription, group exercise instruction, tests and measurements in physical education, supervision, physical fitness, sex, sports, women in sports, anorexia nervosa, birth control, bulimia nervosa, drugs and narcotics, eating disorders, exercise, nutrition, mental health
Dr. Beth Patton, associate professor of exercise science and physical education, joined Ashland University in 1998. Her area of expertise includes fitness assessment and exercise prescription, group exercise instruction, tests and measurements in physical education, and supervision. Dr. Patton... read more

The Harlan and Wilma Hollewell Professor of Evangelism and World Missions

Topic(s): Wesleyan Evangelistic practices, missional church, evangelism, chaplaincy
Dr. William P. Payne is the The Harlan and Wilma Hollewell Professor of Evangelism and World Missions at the Ashland University Theological Seminary. Dr. Payne is a natural evangelist and a gifted pastor who loves to pray with and over people. Due to the learning disabilities and speech problems... read more

Trustees' Distinguished Professor of Inclusive Services and Exceptional Learners

Topic(s): writing novels and poems, educational administration, gifted and talented, talent development, program evaluation, creativity
Dr. Jane Piirto, Trustees' Distinguished Professor, has been at Ashland University since 1988. She teaches in the Department of Inclusive Services & Exceptional Learners and the Doctoral Program in Leadership Studies. She is Director of Talent Development Education. In 1998 she was appointed... read more
Beverly Piper

Associate Professor of Accounting

Topic(s): cost and managerial accounting, finance, economics, information systems, business policy
Professor Beverly J. Piper, associate professor of accounting and information systems, joined Ashland University in 1979. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with an active license to practice accounting from the State of Ohio. In addition, she holds a Certified Management Accountant (CMA... read more

Professor of Management

Topic(s): issues relating to management
Dr. Khushwant Pittenger, professor of business management, joined Ashland University in 1987. She earned her Bachelor of Arts (honors) and Post-Graduate Diploma in international trade from Punjab University, India, her MBA in business management from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio and Ph.D. in... read more

Professor and Chair of the Department of Biology and Toxicology

Topic(s): evolution-development and biochemistry of the eye, causes of lens cataract, cataracts, environment, fishes, marine biology, nature
Dr. Mason Posner has students use molecular biology techniques to understand how eye lens proteins adapt to changes in environmental temperature. We are currently investigating the evolution and biological role of lens proteins called crystallins. These proteins are responsible for making the lens... read more