Community

AFFILIATED FACULTY

Brooks-profile

Dr. Michael E. Brooks

Position: Lecturer, History Department
Phone: 419-372-8333
Email: mebrook@bgsu.edu
Address: Williams Hall 139

Expertise in Academic Disciplines: European expansion, imperialism, epidemiological history, history of American hate groups           

Expertise in cultures/nations/languages: Familiarity with western European cultures and nations; expertise in Portuguese colonial history

Languages Spoken: Fluent in Spanish; limited fluency in Portuguese, Russian, and French

Serves as mentor on academic projects: Yes

Directs experiential learning (Internships or community-based learning projects): Yes

 

Burroughs

Dr. Kitty S.C. Burroughs

Position: Senior Lecturer, English-General Studies Writing
Phone: 419-372-0539
Email: sburrou@bgsu.edu
Address: East Hall 325

Expertise in Academic Disciplines:                                              

Developmental Writing Specialist. Research interests are in the areas of author-audience relationships, developmental education, and second language writing in composition studies.

Expertise in cultures/nations/languages:

I’m originally from Malaysia, a multi-race country, so I’m familiar with the diverse cultures in Malaysia. In terms of race, I’m Chinese—2nd generation Chinese in Malaysia.

Languages Spoken: English, Cantonese (a dialect of Chinese), and Malay.

Serves as mentor on academic projects:  I’ve been a mentor to graduate students in the English Department, to new instructors in the General Studies Writing Program, and to visiting teachers from China.

Directs experiential learning (Internships or community-based learning projects): None so far.

Cho

Dr. Sungho Cho

Position: Associate Professor, School of HMSLS
Phone: 419-372-6902
Email: scho@bgsu.edu
Address: Eppler Center 225

Expertise in Academic Disciplines: Legal aspects of sport management         

Expertise in cultures/nations/languages: Korea/Korean

Languages Spoken: English/Korean

Serves as mentor on academic projects: Sport Management Projects

Directs experiential learning (Internships or community-based learning projects): Every summer I have supervised student interns in sport business sites

lawrence-coates

Dr. Lawrence Coates

Position: Chair/Professor, English Department
Phone: 419-372-2111
Email: coatesl@bgsu.edu
Address: East Hall 446 or East Hall 213

Expertise in Academic Disciplines:   Creative Writing                                  

Expertise in cultures/nations/languages:  I have lived in Spain and France, and I have traveled extensively in Mexico

Languages Spoken: Spanish; French

Serves as mentor on academic projects:  I have served as mentor for Honors theses.

Directs experiential learning (Internships or community-based learning projects): Not at this point.

 

 

Ducar-Faculty

Dr. Cynthia Ducar

Position: Associate Professor, Department of Romance and Classical Studies
Phone: 419-372-7152
Email: cmducar@bgsu.edu
Address: Shatzel 223

Expertise in Academic Disciplines: Heritage Language Pedagogy, Second Language Acquisition, Sociolinguistics

Expertise in cultures/nations/languages: Spanish

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Serves as mentor on academic projects: Yes

Directs experiential learning (Internships or community-based learning projects): Not yet

Ben-Greene

Dr. Benjamin Greene

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of History
Phone: 419-372-9477
Email: greeneb@bgsu.edu
Address: Williams 142

Expertise in academic disciplines: History with concentration on American foreign relations and international affairs; American foreign policy, cultural diplomacy, The Cold War, war and society

Expertise in cultures/nations/languages: Retired U.S. Army officer who served overseas for 8 years, primarily in western Europe, but also in Afghanistan. Served as a speechwriter and foreign policy advisor for US European Command's efforts to enhance relations with the German public.

Languages Spoken: English, German (novice)

Serves as mentor on academic projects: Yes for mentoring senior capstone projects

 

 

 

Christina-Guenther-0029

Dr. Christina Guenther

Position: Associate Professor, Department of German, Russian, East Asian Languages
Phone: 419-372-7589
Email: cguenth@bgsu.edu
Address: Shatzel Hall 111

Expertise in Academic Disciplines:  Contemporary Austria and Germany, Holocaust Studies, Memory Studies, and Gender Studies                         

Expertise in cultures/nations/languages:  German/ Austrian

Languages Spoken: English and German (native speaker), French (Intermediate),  Japanese cultural proficiency and intermediate-low linguistic proficiency

Serves as mentor on academic projects: Migration studies, memory studies, pedagogy, Holocaust, and anything related to German/ Austrian culture, film and literature

 Directs experiential learning (Internships or community-based learning projects): Have directed the AYA Austria Program 7 times (6 full academic years and 1 semester)

Taught service-learning course in Austria a number of times and co-organizer of Embracing Global Engagement Conference, taught German Drmaa Workshop and produced half a dozen plays on campus, performed in German.

Headshot-213cropped-Jordan

Dr. Heather Jordan

Position: Lecturer, General Writing Studies, English
Phone: 419-372-4657
Email: hljorda@bgsu.edu
Address: East Hall 435

Expertise in Academic Disciplines:   My official PhD is in Rhetoric and Technical Communication, and I am a full time Writing  faculty here at Bowling Green State University with specific expertise in Literacy Studies and Multimodal Communication. I often have international students in my courses, and I encourage them to draw on their own specific expertise in the projects that we do. 

Languages Spoken:  English

Serves as mentor on academic projects: Yes

 Directs experiential learning (Internships or community-based learning projects):  Not yet, but I am very interested in doing so and would love to bounce around ideas.

 

me-a

Dr. Bob Du Lee

Position: Associate Professor, Department of HMSLS
Phone: 419-372-2396
Email: bdlee@bgsu.edu
Address: Eppler South 114B

Expertise in Academic Disciplines:  Special Event Planning for Older Adults, Information Technology and older adults’ later life, Tourism development in China             

Expertise in cultures/nations/languages: Chinese

Languages Spoken: Chinese

Directs experiential learning (Internships or community-based learning projects):  Service learning projects to serve senior citizens in local community

placeholder

Dr. Lucy M. Long, Ph.D.

Position: Adjunct Instructor American Culture Studies, Tourism, Leisure, Event Planning, Ethnic Studies
Email: lucyl@bgsu.edu

Expertise in Academic Disciplines:  Folklore and Folklife, Food Studies, Cultural Anthropology, Ethnomusicology, Sociolinguistics, Ethnic Studies, International Studies, American Culture Studies, Anthropology of Tourism (Culinary Tourism), Sustainability studies

Expertise in cultures/nations/languages: Ireland, Northwest Spain, Ethnic groups in US—particularly Korean and Vietnamese but others as well

Languages Spoken: English.  Familiarity with but no longer have facility in Korean, Vietnamese, Bahasa Indonesian, Urdu, French, Spanish.

Serves as mentor on academic projects: Numerous undergraduate projects and graduate theses and dissertations at BGSU and universities around the world—folklore, popular culture, food studies, social history, etc.

Directs experiential learning (Internships or community-based learning projects):  Numerous service learning projects, including Bowling Green Foodways Traditions Expo and Culinary Tourism Trail.  Event planning students worked with community non-profits to put on events.  Numerous projects in K-12 schools.

 

MancusoOttawa

Dr. Rebecca Mancuso

Position: Associate Professor, Department of History
Phone: 419-372-7424
Email: rmancus@bgsu.edu
Address: Williams Hall Room 22

Expertise in Academic Disciplines: History of Canada, History of US, Public History         

Expertise in cultures/nations/languages: Canada, France

Languages Spoken: English, some French

Serves as mentor on academic projects: Internships in public history

Directs experiential learning (Internships or community-based learning projects): University of Michigan - Dearborn Ottawa Political Internship Program, 2014-Present, Current vice president of the board of trustees, Wood County Historical Society and Museum

Shannon-Orr

Dr. Shannon K. Orr, Ph.D.

Position: Associate Professor, Department of Political Science
Phone: 419-372-7593
Email: skorr@bgsu.edu
Address: Williams Hall 118

Expertise in Academic Disciplines:  Climate Change, United Nations negotiations,  Asian carp (invasive species), national parks     

Serves as mentor on academic projects: Yes

Directs experiential learning (Internships or community-based learning projects): Yes

Megan Rancier 102766

Dr. Megan Rancier

Position: Instructor, Department of Musicology, Composition, Theory
Phone: 419-372-1030
Email: mrancie@bgsu.edu
Address: Moore Musical Arts Center 2144

 

Expertise in Academic Disciplines: Ethnomusicology                 

 

 Expertise in cultures/nations/languages:  Central Asian and Turkic cultures (particularly Kazakhstan)

 

 

Languages Spoken: Russian, Kazakh

 

 

Serves as mentor on academic projects:  Not currently

 

 

Directs experiential learning (Internships or community-based learning projects): Not currently

 

 

 

 

 

ray-schuck

Dr. Raymond I. Schuck

Position: Associate Professor, Humanities, Firelands Campus
Phone: 419-372-0929
Email: rschuck@bgsu.edu
Address: 324A George Mylander Hall, BGSU Firelands

Expertise in Academic Disciplines: Communication, Popular Culture, American Culture Studies  

Languages Spoken: English

Serves as mentor on academic projects: Yes

 

Photosheri-wells-jensen

Dr. Sheri Wells-Jensen

Position: Associate Professor, English Department
Phone: 419-372-8935
Email: swellsj@bgsu.edu
Address: East Hall 423

 

Expertise in Academic Disciplines: Linguistics, TESOL

 

 

Languages Spoken: Advanced Spanish, Intermediate Chinese, novice Japanese, German, Hawaiian and Oroha

 

 

 

 

 

Wheeler

Dr. Jane V. Wheeler

Position: Associate Professor, Management
Phone: 970-560-1998
Email: jvwheel@bgsu.edu
Address: Business Administration 3008B

Expertise in Academic Disciplines:   Organizational Behavior, Organization Development, Leadership, Teamwork                     

  Expertise in cultures/nations/languages: English           

Languages Spoken: English

Serves as mentor on academic projects: Willing to serve

Directs experiential learning (Internships or community-based learning projects): Absolutely- in most of my courses.

arthur-yeh

Dr. Arthur Yeh

Position: Chair/Professor, Applied Statistics and Operations Research
Phone: 419-372-8386
Email: byeh@bgsu.edu
Address: Business Administration 349

Expertise in Academic Disciplines: Statistics, Analytics       

Expertise in cultures/nations/languages: Taiwanese/Taiwan/Chinese, Taiwanese

Languages Spoken: English, Mandarin Chinese, Taiwanese

 Serves as mentor on academic projects: I have served as the interim director of the Center for Business Analytics. In that role, I have worked with graduate students and faculty members across the university helping them with statistical problems. I have also worked with corporations on statistical projects, typically serving as the faculty advisor of students working on these projects.

Directs experiential learning (Internships or community-based learning projects): I have served as faculty advisor of mostly graduate students who interned at corporations.

placeholder

Dr. Yu Zhou

Position: Associate Professor, Geography Program
Phone: 419-372-7828
Email: yzhou@bgsu.edu
Address: Hanna Hall 209

Expertise in Academic Disciplines: Geography, Cartography, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Remote Sensing             

Expertise in cultures/nations/languages: China 

Languages Spoken: Chinese                                     

Serves as mentor on academic projects: The Residential Faculty Mentor Internship Advisor for Geography, Many spatial-based projects.                     

 Directs experiential learning (Internships or community-based learning projects): Service Learning courses of  Geog 3210 (Cartography) and Geog 4240 (GIS)

                                                                                                                       

 

V-Rosser

Dr. V. Jane Rosser

Position: Director, Center for Community & Civic Engagement/Academic Affairs
Phone: 419-372-9865
Email: jrosser@bgsu.edu
Address: Hayes Hall 301

Expertise in Academic Disciplines: Higher Education & Student Affairs, Civic Engagement, Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies, Political Science  

Expertise in cultures/nations/languages: Worked in international higher education in the United Kingdom. Leadership with professional network developing services for international students in the UK and Europe

 Languages Spoken: English

Serves as mentor on academic projects: Has served on Master’s and Dissertation committees in Higher Education and Student Affairs, Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies, American Culture Studies, and Communication. An interest in qualitative methodology, feminist theory and praxis, and grassroots activism.

 Directs experiential learning (Internships or community-based learning projects): Directs a Center for Community & Civic Engagement

Training and consulting on community based learning and campus/community partnerships

Leadership experience with grass roots community organizing and social justice initiatives

Extensive experience with education abroad and international education program design and management