Dr. Elizabeth (Liz) Lehfeldt is the Dean of the Mandel Honors College and Mandel Professor in Humanities. She joined the History Department at Cleveland State in 1995 where she is a Professor of History. She received her undergraduate BA in History from Lawrence University in Wisconsin and her MA and PhD from Indiana University. She teaches courses in European history from 1300-1700 and does research on the intersections of gender and religion during this period. When she's not in her office you might find her running, reading, traveling, or cooking.
Jami Derry, J.D., M.P.A.
Mandel Honors College, Office Coordinator
Jami Derry received her B.A. in Political Science from The University of Mount Union. She is a double alum of Cleveland State University graduating from Cleveland Marshall College of Law and the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs. Jami joined the staff at CSU in 2003. She started her CSU career in the International Center where she acted as the Financial Coordinator before moving on to the Honors College in 2010. As the Office Coordinator of the Honors College, Jami’s top priority is to make sure you have a pleasant experience within the college from your first contact to your last.
Lauren Luberger, M.Ed.
Mandel Honors College, University Scholars Advisor
Lauren Luberger received her B.A. in English and her Masters of Education in Higher Education Administration and Student Personnel from Kent State University in 2004 and 2006, respectively. She has worked as an academic advisor in the Honors College since 2007 and is currently pursuing a second Master’s degree from CSU in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.
Mandel Honors College, Recepionist
Lina Billings is a junior. She is pursuing a major in Speech and Hearing and double minoring in Linguistics and Psychology. Lina is the Pride & Spirit chair on the executive board of Campus Activities Board and oversees the Homecoming Student committee for 2016. She is also a group fitness instructor at the CSU Rec Center and teaches a Pink Gloves Boxing class. Lina's passions include motivating people and traveling. After graduation she is planning to attend CSU for grad school and get a Master's Degree in Speech Language Pathology!
Mandel Honors College, Office Support