Meet the CFE

CFE Staff


Position: Instructional Designer
Phone: [419] 372-0326

Holly Barber is an Instructional Designer with over 18 years of experience in higher education, with a video production background. At BGSU, Holly focuses on helping faculty design their courses in alignment with their learning outcomes as well as offering a variety of professional development workshops. Prior to working in higher education, she was a video editor for a Cleveland Indians weekly TV show called “Indian’s 411” and has worked for NBC 24 and WOUB. She has produced educational videos and specialized in educational technology at Owens Community College. While at OCC, an Instructional Designer, she became Apple Certified and created educational resources for their iTunes University program. Her passion is in emerging technology within higher education as well incorporating videos for Active Learning and the Flipped Classroom model.


Position: Instructional Designer
Phone: 419 372-9489

Dr. Kristen Hidinger serves as an Instructional Designer in the Center for Faculty Excellence. As an Instructional Designer, Dr. Hidinger consults with faculty and facilitates workshops regarding online and remote pedagogy, course design, collaboration, and community building in online learning environments. Prior to joining the Center for Faculty Excellence, she served as a Student Success Coordinator and as a Retention Specialist for non- and post traditional student populations. Stemming from her experiences as an online learner and practitioner, Dr. Hidinger’s research interests include peer interaction, community building, and culturally inclusive pedagogy in online and remote learning environments. Dr. Hidinger has a Master’s degree in Equity and Diversity in Education from the University of Nevada, Reno and a Doctorate in Higher Education Administration from Bowling Green State University.  


Position: Senior Administrative Assistant
Phone: 419 372-0325

Kelsey Meyer serves as the Senior Administrative Assistant in the Center for Faculty Excellence. She recieved her B.A. in Art History from BGSU in 2013 and her M.Ed in Instructional Design from BGSU in 2019. Prior to joining the Center for Faculty Excellence, she served as the Administrative Assistant in the Office of Student Success and Life Design; assisting with first year student programs, retention iniatives, as well as advising and career planning. 

CFE Faculty Associates

Faculty Associates partner with the Center for Faculty Excellence to serve as a resource and an active participant with other faculty, staff, administrators, and graduate students to reach the strategic goals of the CFE. Faculty Associates assist the CFE with planning and with the development and implementation of professional development.

Allison Goedde

Dr. Allison Goedde serves as the program coordinator, lecturer, and advisor for the classroom technology master's degree program at Bowling Green State University. She earned her doctorate in Educational Administration and Supervision in 2006 from BGSU with an emphasis on educational administration and professional development with technology. She has been teaching in the BGSU School of Teaching and Learning for the past 8 years. Currently she is advisor for BGSU chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS). Prior to becoming instructor with BGSU, she was associate director of professional development with Northwest Ohio Educational Technology Foundation located at WBGU. In addition, she has been a pioneer in the practices of online teaching and learning for teacher professional development and student engagement since 2004, and has earned Quality Matters rubric training with experiences as a course reviewer. Research interests include the alignment of higher order thinking skills and pedagogical practices with technology.


Carrie Hamady is a registered dietitian as well as a licensed dietitian in the state of Ohio. She is a full-time lecturer in Public and Allied Health as well as the Director of the Undergraduate Dietetics Program. Her research interests are in sports nutrition, innovative teaching techniques in dietetics education, informatics, and the use of programmatic learning outcome. She serves as the Chair for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ (AND) Nutrition Informatics Committee and is the group leader for the Nutrition Care Process and Research Outcomes (NCPRO) Committee for AND’s Health Informatics Infrastructure (ANDHII). She serves the Faculty Affiliate on campus for BGSU Ending Hunger initiative. She won the award for best innovation in dietetics education at FNCE, the Faculty Excellence Award for Community-Based Teaching at BGSU, and the 2018 Ohio and North Central Region of NDEP Outstanding Dietetic Educator Award in the DPD Program category. Carrie is also working on her doctorate in Leadership Studies at BGSU.


Dr. Lisa Hanasono is an associate professor in the Department of Communication at Bowling Green State University (BGSU). Her research interests focus on topics related to diversity, inclusion, and social justice. Specifically, she examines how people communicate and cope with prejudice and discrimination. She also publishes scholarship on communication pedagogy and has been actively involved with the CFE as an Active Learning Classroom (ALC) mentor, Faculty Learning Community facilitator, and presenter at its annual Teaching and Learning Fairs. As a CFE Faculty Associate, as well as a member of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD), BGSU’s IDEAL-N Team and the President’s Advisory Council on Diversity and Inclusion (PACODI), Dr. Hanasono is dedicated to advancing the careers and professional development of faculty and supporting transformational university initiatives that promote diversity and inclusion.


Dr. Robyn Miller has worked at BGSU for 10 years. She is an Associate Teaching Professor in the College of EDHD. She has a Ph.D in Curriculum and Instruction/Educational Technology.


Dr. Jerry Schnepp is a technologist, designer, and creative problem-solver. He is an Associate Professor of Visual Communication Technology in the College of Technology, Architecture and Applied Engineering at Bowling Green State University. He teaches courses in Interactive Media, Usability, User Experience, and Digital Photography. He was also the founding director of the Collab Lab: a hands-on, creative space for students and faculty to engage in collaborative work. Dr. Schnepp earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science from DePaul University. His research efforts are directed in several areas: STEM Education, Learner Experience Design, Technology for Online Assessment, Interactive Mobile Learning, Innovative Interfaces, and Computerized Sign Language Synthesis. He has developed and evaluated software to help educators be more effective and students to engage in deep learning activities. He regularly collaborates on projects involving cutting-edge technology and new applications. He is the recipient of the 2018 Elliott L Blinn Award for his work supporting undergraduate research and creative work and the 2018 Faculty Excellence Award from the Association of Technology Management and Applied Engineering.


Jenn Stucker (she/her/hers) is an Associate Professor and chair of Graphic Design, as well as a Faculty Associate for the Center for Faculty Excellence. She has a BFA from BGSU and her MFA from Eastern Michigan. She teaches across the curriculum in the graphic design program with an emphasis on community-based design, creative placemaking, design thinking and social impact. Currently she is working toward her PhD in Higher Education Administration through EDHD. Beyond professional work, she is dedicated to spending time with her family and running. Lots of running.

CFE Advisory Board

Allison Goedde, Associate Teaching Professor, School of Teaching & Learning
Carrie Hamady, Associate Clinical Professor, Food & Nutrition
Lisa Hanasono, Associate Professor, Dept. of Communication
Jacquie Justice, Associate Professor of English, Firelands
Robyn Miller, Associate Teaching Professor, School of Human Movement, Sport, and Leisure Studies
Lee Nickoson, Chair and Professor, English Dept.
Jerry Schnepp, Associate Professor, Visual Communication Technology
Jenn Stucker, Associate Professor, School of Art
Jessica Turos, Associate Director, Academic Assessment
Paul Valdez, Associate Director, Center for Community and Civic Engagement