Faculty and Staff

Levin College Staff

Erin VokesErin Vokes
Assistant Dean for Partnerships and Special Projects
Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Cleveland State University

Office Location: UR330A
Phone: 216.687.5271
Email: e.vokes@csuohio.edu  



Erin Vokes is the Assistant Dean for Partnerships and Special Projects in the Levin College of Urban Affairs. In her role, she works to develop strategic partnerships and relationships to enhance the College’s civic engagement. She also leads key functions for the College such as communications and marketing, events planning, project management, external stakeholder relations, strategic planning, applied research projects, and anchor engagement initiatives that promote social and economic development in Cleveland and the region.

Erin received a Master of Science in Urban Studies with a concentration in Neighborhood Development and a graduate certificate in Nonprofit Management from the Levin College.  She also has a BA in Philosophy with a minor in English from Cleveland State University. She is a graduate of Leadership Academy, where she was awarded Outstanding Fellow, and she is a member of the Nu Lambda Mu international honor society. Prior to joining the College as Assistant Dean, Erin served as the Executive Director for the Nonprofit Academic Centers Council (NACC).

Areas of Expertise:
  • Applied Research
  • Nonprofit Management and Governance
  • Neighborhood, Community, and Economic Development
  • Strategic Planning
  • Marketing and Event Planning
  • Project Management