The HIED and CSP program faculty members are some of the finest in our field. Together, they have a wide variety of experiences and expertise to offer students and the higher education community.

HESA Full-Time Faculty



Christina Lunceford, Ph.D

Position: Interim Department Chair and Associate Professor
Phone: 419-372-7383
Email: cjlunce@bgsu.edu
Address: 310J Education

HESA Faculty since 2011

Ph.D., Michigan State University [2006], Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education
M.S., California State University, Long Beach [2001], Counseling - Student Development in Higher Education Specialization
B.A., Creighton University [1996], Psychology

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Kenneth Borland, Ed.D.

Position: Professor
Phone: 419-372-9397
Email: kborlan@bgsu.edu
Address: 310D Education

HESA Faculty since 2011

Ed.D., The Pennsylvania State University [1996], Adult and Higher Education
M.A., Southwest Baptist Theological Seminary [1985], Education and Religion
B.S., Toccoa Falls College [1980], Theology

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Ellen M. Broido, Ed.D

Position: Professor
Phone: 419-372-9391
Email: ebroido@bgsu.edu
Address: 310C Education

HESA Faculty since 2001
Affiliated Faculty, Women's Studies, since 2004
Visiting Professor, Shandong University (China) in 2009

Ed.D., Pennsylvania State University [1997], Counselor Education
M.S.Ed., Indiana University [1990], College Student Personnel Administration & Counseling and Counselor Education
B.A., Columbia College of Columbia University [1987], Biology

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Conor McLaughlin, Ph.D.

Position: Senior Lecturer
Phone: 419-372-7374
Email: conorpm@bgsu.edu
Address: 310E Education

HESA Faculty since 2018

Ph.D., University of San Diego, Leadership Studies
M.A., Teachers College Columbia University, Organizational Leadership
B.A., Cabrini College, Philosophy


Hyun Kyoung Ro, Ph.D.

Position: Associate Professor
Phone: 419-372-7305
Email: hro@bgsu.edu
Address: 310G Education

HESA Faculty since 2015

Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University [2011], Higher Education (Minor: Educational Psychology, Applied Measurement)
M.A., Korea University [2006], Educational Administration
B.A., Korea University [2004], Education

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Maureen E. Wilson, Ph.D

Position: Associate Dean for Graduate Education and Faculty Affairs / Professor
Phone: 419-372-7321
Email: mewilso@bgsu.edu
Address: 444 Education

HESA Faculty since 2001

Ph.D., Ohio State University (1998), Higher Education and Student Affairs
M.A., Michigan State University (1987), College and University Administration/Student Affairs Emphasis
B.S.B.A., Aquinas College (1985), Business Administration and Communication Arts

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HIED Faculty Affiliates



Hyeyoung Bang, Ph.D.

Position: Assistant Professor - School of Educational Foundations, Leadership and Policy
Phone: 419-372-4251
Email: hbang@bgsu.edu
Address: 570 Education

Ph.D., Oklahoma State University [2009], Educational Psychology
M.Ed., The University of New England, Armidale, Australia [2005], Education/Educational Psychology
M.Ed., Pukyong National University, Busan, South Korea [2002]  English Education

B.A., Busan National University of Education, Busan, South Korea [1990], Elementary Education/Music Education

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Bruce Collet, Ph.D.

Position: Associate Professor - School of Educational Foundations, Leadership and Policy
Phone: 419-372-7354
Email: colleba@bgsu.edu
Address: 560 Education

Ph.D., Loyola University Chicago [2006], Cultural and Educational Policy Studies; Comparative and International Education
M.Ed., University of Illinois at Chicago [1998], Instructional Leadership
B.A., University of Wisconsin – Madison [1991], Philosophy

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Christopher J. Frey, Ph.D.

Position: Associate Professor
Phone: 419-372-9549
Email: cjfrey@bgsu.edu
Address: 554 Education

Ph.D., Indiana University-Bloomington [2007], History, Philosophy and Policy Studies
M.A., Indiana University-Bloomington [2006], East Asian Studies
M.S., Indiana University-Bloomington [2003], Comparative Education
B.A., Indiana University-Bloomington [1994], History, Political Science

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Amanda Paule-Koba, Ph.D.

Position: Associate Professor
Phone: 419-372-7229
Email: apaule@bgsu.edu
Address: 232 Eppler C

Ph.D., Michigan State University
M.S., Miami University
B.S., Miami University 


Patrick Pauken, Ph.D.

Position: Professor - Director of School of Educational Foundations, Leadership and Policy and Secretary to the Board of Trustees
Phone: 419-372-2550
Email: paukenp@bgsu.edu
Address: 557 Education

Ph.D., Ohio State University [1997], Educational Administration
J.D., Ohio State University [1994], Juris Doctor
B.A., Ohio State University [1990], Actuarial Science

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Angela Clark-Taylor, Ph.D.

Position: Director of Women's Center
Phone: 419-372-7227
Email: aclarkt@bgsu.edu
Address: 279 Hayes Hall

Ph.D., University of Rochester
M.A. College at Brockport

Adjunct Instructors  


Jacob Clemens, Ph.D.

Position: Associate Dean of Students, Office of the Dean of Students
Email: clemenj@bgsu.edu

Ph.D., Bowling Green State University
M.A., Kent State University
B.A., Ohio Northern University

Joshua Lawrie

Joshua Lawrie, Ph.D.

Position: Director of Residence Life
Phone: 419-372-2011
Email: jlawrie@bgsu.edu

Ph.D. Higher Education Leadership, Indiana State University
MA Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education, Ball State University
BGS, Ball State University


Katherine Stygles, Ph.D.

Position: Assistant Director, Diversity Education and LGBTQ+ Programs
Email: kstygle@bgsu.edu

Ph.D., Bowling Green State University
M.A., Spring Arbor University 
B.A., Xavier University


Jessica Turos, Ph.D.

Position: Associate Director of Academic Assessment and Lecturer
Email: jmturos@bgsu.edu

Ph.D., Bowling Green State University
M.A., Bowling Green State University
B.A., Pennsylvania State University-Erie Campus

Emeritus Faculty



Michael D. Coomes, Ed.D.

Position: Associate Professor - Emeritus
Phone: 419-372-7157
Email: mcoomes@bgsu.edu

HESA Faculty from 1987-2015

Ed.D., Indiana University [1987], Higher Education Administration
B.A., Western Washington University [1973], Secondary Education

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Bob Debard, Ed.D.

Position: Associate Professor - Emeritus

HESA faculty from 1993 to 2011

Ed.D., Indiana University [1973], Higher Education
M.A., Bowling Green State University [1968], English
B.S., Bowling Green State University [1966], English


Carolyn Palmer, Ph.D.

Position: Associate Professor - Emeritus
Email: cpalmer@bgsu.edu

HESA faculty from 1990 to 2011

Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign [1987], Educational Psychology (Quantitative and Evaluative Research Methods)
M.A., University of Connecticut [1975], Counseling (Higher Education)
B.S., University of Massachusetts, Amhurst [1969], Human Development (Child Development)


C. Carney Strange, Ph.D.

Position: Professor - Emeritus
Phone: 419-372-7388
Email: strange@bgsu.edu

HESA faculty from 1978 to 2013

Ph.D., University of Iowa [1978], Student Development in Higher Education
M.A., University of Iowa [1976], College Student Personnel
B.A., St. Meinrad College of Liberal Arts [1969] French Literature, Philosophy, Classical Languages

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Alyssa Fyock

Position: Senior Secretary
Phone: 419-372-7382
Email: afyock@bgsu.edu
Address: 310 Education