Faculty and Staff

Levin College Faculty

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The Levin College employs more than full-time faculty, as well as additional staff instructors and joint-appointed faculty members. Click on a faculty member's name to view biographical information.

LEVIN COLLEGE FACULTY

Roland V. Anglin
Dean and Professor
Ph.D. (Political Science), University of Chicago
Concentrations: Economic and Community Development

r.anglin@csuohio.edu

Jeffrey M. Bowen
College Lecturer in Organizational Leadership
MNO, Case Western Reserve University
Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE)
Concentrations:  Nonprofit Management, Organizational Leadership, Fundraising, Public Relations, Governance & Trusteeship
j.m.bowen@csuohio.edu

William M. Bowen
Professor
Director, Ph.D. program

Ph.D. (Regional Analysis and Planning), Indiana University at Bloomington
Concentrations: Decision Science and Computer Applications, Economic Development, Environmental Issues
w.bowen@csuohio.edu

Ronnie Dunn
Associate Professor
Ph.D. (Urban Studies), Cleveland State University
Concentrations: Urban Sociology, Racial and Social Justice, Crime and The Criminal Justice System
r.dunn@csuohio.edu

Joanna P. Ganning
Assistant Professor
Ph.D. (Regional Planning), University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Concentrations: Economic development, GIS, shrinking/legacy cities, econometrics
j.ganning@csuohio.edu

Robert (Bob) Gleeson 
Associate Dean, Professor, and Albert A. Levin Chair of Urban Studies and Public Service 
Ph.D. (History and Policy), Carnegie Mellon University
r.gleeson@csuohio.edu

Tatyana Guzman
Assistant Professor
Ph.D. (Public Affairs), Indiana University, School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
Concentrations: Public Finance and Policy Analysis, Education Policy Studies
t.guzman@csuohio.edu

Megan Hatch
Assistant Professor
Ph.D. (Public Policy and Administration), George Washington University
Teaching Focus: Urban Policy and City Management
Concentrations: Social Policy, Inequality, Rental Housing
m.e.hatch@csuohio.edu

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. (Community and Regional Planning), University of Texas at Austin
Teaching Focus: Urban Sustainability, Land Use Planning, GIS
Concentrations: Scenario Planning, Planning Support Tools, Green Infrastructure, Urban Resilience

Sanda Kaufman
Professor
Director, Master of Environmental Studies program

Ph.D. (Public Policy Analysis), Carnegie Mellon University
Concentrations: Decision Making in Conflict Management, Environmental Issues
s.kaufman@csuohio.edu
http://cua6.urban.csuohio.edu/~sanda
 

Wendy A. Kellogg
Chair, Department of Urban Studies and Professor 
Ph.D. (City and Regional Planning), Cornell University
Concentrations: Environmental Planning and Policy, Urban Planning, Watershed Governance
w.kellogg@csuohio.edu

Deirdre Mageean
Professor
d.mageean@csuohio.edu

Joseph Mead
Assistant Professor 
Director, Nonprofit Administration and Leadership program

J.D. (Law), University of Michigan
Teaching Focus: Nonprofit Management and Public Administration
j.mead@csuohio.edu

Brian A. Mikelbank
Associate Professor
Director, Master of Science in Urban Studies program

Ph.D. (Geography), Ohio State University
Concentrations: Urban Geography, Housing Markets, and Regional Analysis
b.mikelbank@csuohio.edu


Beth Nagy
College Lecturer in Urban Planning Practice
Ed.D. (Urban Educational Leadership), University of Cincinnati
Concentrations: Physical Planning, Urban Studies, GIS
b.a.nagy1@csuohio.edu

Obed Pasha
Assistant Professor
Ph.D. (Public Policy), Georgia State University/Georgia Institute of Technology
Teaching Focus: Public Policy, Public Management, and Research Methods
Concentrations: Social Justice, Public Management, Organizational Theory and Behavior, Performance Management, Policy/Program Evaluation  
o.pasha@csuohio.edu


Meghan Rubado
Assistant Professor in Public Administration/City Management
Ph.D. (Political Science), Temple University
Concentrations: Urban Policy and Politics, Collaborative Governance, Environmental Issues
m.rubado@csuohio.edu

Stephanie Ryberg-Webster
Associate Professor
Ph.D. (City and Regional Planning), University of Pennsylvania
Concentrations: Urban Planning, Historic Preservation, Community Development, and Neighborhood Revitalization
s.ryberg@csuohio.edu

Robert A. Simons
Professor
Ph.D. (City and Regional Planning), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Concentrations: Environmental Real Estate Economics, Planning
r.simons@csuohio.edu


Jeffrey Snyder
Assistant Professor
Ph.D. (Educational Policy), Michigan State University
Teaching Focus: Public Policy and Research Methods
Concentrations: K-12 Education Policy, Governance, and Politics
j.w.snyder3@csuohio.edu

Jenna Tighe (Rosie)
Assistant Professor
Ph.D. (Community and Regional Planning), University of Texas at Austin
Teaching Focus: Community and Neighborhood Development
Concentrations: Housing Policy, Race, Ethnicity, and Neighborhood Revitalization
Learn more about me.
j.l.tighe@csuohio.edu

Winifred Weizer
College Associate Lecturer
Director, Undergraduate Programs

MPA, Cleveland State University
w.weizer@csuohio.edu


Clayton Wukich
Associate Professor
Ph.D. (Public and International Affairs), University of Pittsburgh
Teaching Focus: Public Management and Public Policy
Concentrations: Organizational Theory and Behavior, City Management, Collaborative Governance, Social Networks, Digital Government, Public Safety, Emergency Management, and Homeland Security
r.wukich@csuohio.edu

Nicholas Zingale
Associate Professor
Director, Master of Public Administration program

Ph.D. (Public Administration), University of Akron
Concentrations: Public Management and Sustainability, Environmental Studies, Organizational Theory and Behavior
n.zingale@csuohio.edu

 

EMERITUS FACULTY

Jennifer Alexander (Emerita)
Ph.D. (Public Administration and Policy) Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia
Concentrations: Public Administration Theory, Administrative Responsibility and Discretion, Political Role of Nonprofits (Citizenship, Advocacy, Policy Implementation), Public Budgeting, Ethics, Social Equity and Race
 

Virginia O. Benson (Emerita)
Associate Professor
Ph.D. (Geography), Kent State University
Concentrations: Land Development, Waterfronts, Historic Preservation
v.benson@csuohio.edu

Edward W. Hill (Emeritus)
Professor and Former Dean
Ph.D. (Economics, Urban and Regional Planning), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1981
Concentrations: Public Policy and Education Reform, Regional Labor Markets, Economic Development Banking
hill.1973@osu.edu


Mittie Davis Jones (Emerita)
Associate Professor
Ph.D. (Political Science), Wayne State University
Concentrations: Program Evaluation, Public Policy Analysis, Urban Politics, Parent Empowerment, Children and Families
m.d.jones97@csuohio.edu

W. Dennis Keating (Emeritus)
Professor
Distinguished Scholar Community Development
Ph.D. (City and Regional Planning), University of California at Berkeley
J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School
Concentrations: Housing Policy, Urban Policy, Land Use Law, Neighborhood Planning
w.keating@csuohio.edu

Lawrence F. Keller (Emeritus)
Associate Professor
Ph.D. (Public Administration), American University
Concentrations: Public Policy and Public Administration
l.keller@csuohio.edu

Norman Krumholz (Emeritus)
Professor
M.C.R.P., Cornell University
Concentrations: Equity Planning, Community Development
n.krumholz@csuohio.edu

Larry C. Ledebur (Emeritus)
Professor
Senior Fellow in Urban Center

Editor, Economic Development Quarterly
Ph.D. (Economics), Florida State University
Concentrations: Economic Development, Urban Economics
l.ledebur@csuohio.edu


Helen Liggett (Emerita)
Professor
Ph.D. (Political Science), University of Hawaii
Concentrations: Urban Theory, Discourse Analysis and Visual Culture and Photography
h.liggett@csuohio.edu

Nancy Meyer-Emerick (Emerita)
Associate Professor
Ph.D. (Public Administration), Florida Atlantic University
Concentrations: Democratic Governance, Organizational Behavior, Emergency Preparedness, Environmental Health
n.meyeremerick@csuohio.edu
 

Sylvester Murray (Emeritus)
Professor
M.G.A., University of Pennsylvania; M.A. Eastern Michigan University
Concentrations: Urban Administration and Management
s.murray@csuohio.edu


Wornie Reed (Emeritus)
Ph.D. (Sociology) Boston University
Concentrations: Criminal Justice, Discrimination, Healthcare, Labor, Race, Social Policy

Michael W. Spicer (Emeritus)
Professor
Ph.D. (Public Administration), Ohio State University
Concentrations: Tax Compliance, Public Economies
m.spicer@csuohio.edu

Roberta Steinbacher (Emerita)
Professor 
Ph.D. (Social Psychology), St. Louis University
Concentrations: Social Policy, Gender/Sex Selection
r.steinbacher@csuohio.edu

Camilla Stivers (Emerita)
Professor and Distinguished Scholar
Ph.D. (Public Administration and Policy), Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Concentrations: Public Administration Theory, Feminist Theory, Non-Profit Management
c.stivers@csuohio.edu

Michael Tevesz (Emeritus)
Professor
Senior Fellow in Urban Center
Special Assistant for Cultural Partnerships
Ph.D. Yale University
Concentrations: Geology for Urban Planners, Roles of Houses of Worship in Urban Neighborhoods
m.tevesz@csuohio.edu

Michael Wells (Emeritus)
Associate Professor
Ph.D. (American History), Ohio State University
Concentrations: Historic Preservation, Sacred Landmarks
m.wells@csuohio.edu

 

JOINT APPOINTED FACULTY

Michael Gates
Professor
Ph.D., University of Toronto
m.gates@csuohio.edu

Miron Kaufman
Professor, Physics and Urban Studies
Ph.D. (Physics), Carnegie Mellon University
Concentrations: Quantitative Methods
m.kaufman@csuohio.edu

Heidi Gorovitz Robertson
Professor of Environmental Studies, Director (Law) J.D./M.A. Environmental Studies Dual Degree Program
J.D. University of Wisconsin 
LL.M and J.S.D. Columbia University
Concentrations: Environmental Law, Regulation, Property Law, Urban Environmental Issues
h.robertson@csuohio.edu

Alan Weinstein
Associate Professor and Director, J.D./MPA and J.D./MUPD Dual Degree Programs
J.D. , University of California at Berkeley ; M.C.P. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Concentrations: Land Use Law, Administrative Law, Environmental Policy
a.weinstein@csuohio.edu

 

LEVIN COLLEGE STAFF INSTRUCTORS

Jim Kastelic
Instructor
j.m.kastelic@csuohio.edu

Steven A. Minter
Senior Fellow, Center for Nonprofit Policy and Practice
M.S. (Social Administration), Case Western Reserve University
Teaching Focus: Nonprofit Management
s.minter@csuohio.edu

Mark Salling 
Director, Northern Ohio Data & Information Service and Urban Fellow
Ph.D. (Geography), Kent State University
Teaching Focus: Urban Geography, Research Methods, GIS, Demography
m.salling@csuohio.edu

Patrick Sweeney
Special Assistant, Special Projects
MPA, Harvard University; Honorary Doctor of Law, Cleveland State University
p.sweeney@csuohio.edu