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Dr. Douglas A. Dawson

Professor of Biology and Toxicology

Topic(s): biology, toxicology
Douglas A. Dawson, a professor of biology and toxicology, has been at Ashland University since 1993. He holds a B.A. in biology from Transylvania University, as well as an M.S. and Ph.D. in zoology from Oklahoma State University. He currently teaches courses in anatomy and physiology, advanced... read more

Assistant Professor of Inclusive Services and Exceptional Learners

Topic(s): transition, self-determination for students with disabilities
Dr. Stephen Denney, Assistant Professor, joined Ashland University in 2007. His areas of expertise include transition and self-determination for students with disabilities. He earned his B.A.in History from the University of Colorado and his M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Special Education from Kent State... read more

Trustees’ Distinguished Professor of New Testament and Greek

Topic(s): The Revelation of John, Hebrews, Galatians, the Old Testament Apocrypha, Second Temple Judaism, Rhetorical criticism, Social-scientific criticism
Dr. David A. deSilva is a trustee's distinguished professor of New Testament and Greek at the Ashland University Theological Seminary. Dr. deSilva is a brilliant professor who leads his students into challenging and rewarding topics, not just for the sake of learning but also for the sake of... read more

Technical Director for Theatre Department

Topic(s): technical directing, scene design
Before joining Ashland University, Mr. J. Michael Desper spent the previous 11 years as Technical Director and Resident Scene Designer at Sunset Playhouse near Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where he worked on nearly 90 productions. Previously, Mr. Desper freelanced in Chicago for such companies as Circle... read more
Dr. Sue Dickson

Associate Professor of Religion

Topic(s): short-term missions, world Christianity, culture and gospel, worship
Dr. Sue Dickson teaches primarily in the area of practical theology. She is an ordained Presbyterian minister. After earning her B.A., she lived in El Salvador where she worked as a film producer. When she returned to the states, she served the Presbytery of Winnebago as a hunger action enabler,... read more
Hilary Teynor Donatini

Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of English

Topic(s): 18th century British literature, the novel, historical and philosophical contexts for literature, humor, satire
Hilary Teynor Donatini is a native of Bucyrus, Ohio. After earning a B.A. at The College of Wooster in 1998, she went on to The University of Wisconsin-Madison, finishing a Ph.D. in 2006 and teaching at both UW-Madison and a UW branch campus before joining Ashland's English department. She is the... read more

Associate Professor of Counseling

Topic(s): counseling, Personality Assessments, Research and Design in Counseling
Dr. Tony Donofrio is an associate professor of counseling at the Ashland University Theological Seminary. As a 1999 graduate of Ashland Theological Seminary, Dr. Donofrio was a beneficiary of the seminary's academic excellence, emphasis on God's word, and rich sense of Christian community.... read more

Professor of Art

Topic(s): printmaking
Keith Dull, Professor of Art, is originally from Fort Wayne, Indiana. He received a BFA in Printmaking and Painting from Indiana University, Herron School of Art in 1992, and a MFA in Printmaking from the University of South Dakota in 1995. He worked as adjunct faculty and print shop technician... read more

Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Theatre

Topic(s): theatre history, script analysis, musical theatre
Dr. Teresa Durbin-Ames joined the Ashland University faculty in 2000 and is currently an associate professor of theatre, taking over the position of chair in May 2008. She teaches courses in theatre history, script analysis, and musical theatre. Teresa earned a bachelor of science degree from John... read more