Faculty & Staff


Dr. Susana Peña

  • Position: Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies
  • Phone: 419-372-2796
  • Email: susanap@bgsu.edu
  • Address: 250 Shatzel Hall

Dr. Vibha Bhalla

  • Position: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 419-372-7121
  • Email: vibhab@bgsu.edu
  • Address: 244 Shatzel Hall

Dr. Jessica Birch

  • Position: Associate Teaching Professor, Ethnic Studies and Women's Gender, and Sexuality Studies
  • Phone: 419-372-7610
  • Email: jebirch@bgsu.edu
  • Address: 239 Shatzel

Dr. Thomas Edge

  • Position: Teaching Professor
  • Phone: 419-372-7134
  • Email: tjedge@bgsu.edu
  • Address: 238 Shatzel Hall
Sri Menon

Dr. Sridevi Menon

  • Position: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 419-372-7119
  • Email: smenon@bgsu.edu
  • Address: 230 Shatzel Hall
Luis Moreno

Dr. Luis Moreno

  • Position: Associate Teaching Professor
  • Phone: 419-372-2680
  • Email: lmoreno@bgsu.edu
  • Address: 339 Shatzel Hall

Dr. Kimberly Stanley

  • Position: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 419-372-7750
  • Email: kmstanl@bgsu.edu
  • Address: 248 Shatzel Hall

Dr. Michelle Stokely

  • Position: Assistant Teaching Professor
  • Phone: 419-372-7576
  • Email: mstokel@bgsu.edu
  • Address: 233 Shatzel Hall

Dr. Michaela Domiano

  • Position: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 419-372-7118
  • Email: walshmd@bgsu.edu
  • Address: 235 Shatzel

Amy Davidson

  • Position: Budget Coordinator for the School of Cultural and Critical Studies
  • Phone: 419-372-6525
  • Email: amyd@bgsu.edu
  • Address: 232 Shatzel Hall

Dee Dee Wentland

  • Position: Senior Secretary to the School of Cultural and Critical Studies
  • Phone: 419-372-2796
  • Email: dwentla@bgsu.edu
  • Address: 227 Shatzel Hall

Beka Patterson

  • Position: Graduate Secretary for the School of Cultural and Critical Studies
  • Phone: 419-372-8886
  • Email: rpatter@bgsu.edu
  • Address: 105 East Hall
Robert Perry

Dr. Robert L. Perry

  • Position: Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Department of Ethnic Studies
  • Email: rperry2@comcast.net

Robert L. Perry, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Department of Ethnic Studies, is a Bowling Green State University Alumnus and was the founding Developer/Director of the Ethnic Studies Program and first Department Chair (1970-1997).

John Scott

Dr. John Scott


A prolific playwright, poet, fiction writer and director, John Scott teaches creative writing, theatre and ethnic studies. His plays and other works have been produced in universities, regional theatres, off-Broadway (New York) and on Public Television (PBS). He has held appointments as Professor, Chair of Theatre/Ethnic Cultural Arts and Director of programs and plays at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Benedict (SC), Florida Memorial (Miami), Dillard (New Orleans), and Jackson State (MS). He is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Bowling Green State University.

Rolando Andrade

Dr. Rolando Andrade

  • Position: Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Department of Ethnic Studies

In Memoriam

The Department of Ethnic Studies mourns the loss of Dr. Winifred Stone.

Dr. Stone was Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies. In 1985, Dr. Stone served on the Minority Task Force at BGSU, the committee that promoted the university-wide Cultural Diversity in the U.S. requirement.

The faculty of Ethnic Studies that had the pleasure of meeting Dr. Stone remember his generosity to our students and his support of our programs and events.

During his career at BGSU, Dr. Stone also served as Associate Dean of Graduate Admissions. After his retirement, BGSU established Winifred O. Stone Graduate Development Fund and Winifred O. Stone Graduate Student Award.

Dr. Winifred Stone's Obituary published in the Toledo Blade

Dr. Winifred Stone's Obituary from Newcomer Toledo

Updated: 05/09/2024 09:03AM