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



Patrick Pauken, J.D., Ph.D.

  • Position: Interim Department Chair and Professor; Director of the School of Educational Foundations, Leadership and Policy; and Secretary to the Board of Trustees
  • Phone: 419-372-7382
  • Email: paukenp@bgsu.edu
  • Address: 310J Education

Doctor of Philosophy
Ohio State University, 1997

Juris Doctor
Ohio State University, 1994

Bachelor of Arts
Ohio State University, 1990

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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

D.Ed., 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
Affiliated Faculty, American Cultures Studies, since 2019

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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Amy French, Ph.D

  • Position: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 419-372-7374
  • Email: aefrenc@bgsu.edu
  • Address: 310E Education


Ph.D., Indianna State University (2016), Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
MASJ, Loyola University Chicago (2010), Social Justice
B.A., Kentucky Wesleyan College (2001), Political Science

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Maureen E. Wilson, Ph.D

  • Position: Associate Dean for Faculty and Student 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

See My Publications In ScholarWorks

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

Ph.D., Kinesiology, Michigan State University 
M.S., Sport Studies, Miami University 
B.S., Health and Sport Studies, Miami University

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Margaret Booth, Ph.D.

  • Position: Professor, MACIE coordinator
  • Phone: 419-372-9950
  • Email: boothmz@bgsu.edu
  • Address: 559 Education


Ph.D., Education (Educational Psychology & Comparative Education)
Ohio University, 1991.  
DissertationChildren of migrant fathers: The effects of father- absence on Swazi children’s preparedness for school.

M.A., International Studies (African Studies Cognate)
Ohio University, Athens, OH, 1987.

B.A., English, Secondary Education Certificate
Miami University, Oxford OH, 1982.

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Julie Matuga, Ph.D.

  • Position: Professor
  • Phone: 419-372-5527
  • Email: jmatuga@bgsu.edu
  • Address: 566 Education


Ph.D., Educational Psychology
Emphasis: Learning, Cognition & Instruction
Indiana University, Bloomington, 1999
Dissertation: Children’s Private Speech During Algorithmic and Heuristic Drawing Tasks

M.S., Curriculum & Instruction
Emphasis: Art Education
Indiana University, Bloomington, 1999

B.S., Curriculum & Instruction
Emphasis: Art Education
Indiana University, Bloomington, 1990

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Ad hoc instructors  



Jacob Clemens, Ph.D.

  • Position: Senior Director, C. Raymond Marvin Center for Student Leadership and Civic Engagement
  • Pronouns: he/him/his
  • Email: clemenj@bgsu.edu

Ph.D.,Higher Education Administration, Bowling Green State University
M.A., Higher Education Administration and Student Personnel, Kent State University, Kent, OH
B.A., Professional and Organizational Communication, Ohio, Northern University   Minor: Leadership Studies

Research Interests
Student Leadership Development
Study Abroad 

Kacee Ferrell Snyder, Ph.D.

Kacee Ferrell Snyder, Ph.D.

  • Position: Director, Center for Women and Gender Equity
    Co-Director. Center for Violence Prevention and Education
  • Email: kaceef@bgsu.edu

Ph.D.,Higher Education Administration with a cognate in Multiculturalism, Bowling Green State University
M.A., College Student Personnel, Bowling Green State University
B.A., Journalism, with an emphasis in Public Relations, Ohio State University

Research Interests
Gender equity
Women and interpersonal violence
Women in higher education
Scholarly writing for publication.

Josh Lawrie, Ph.D.

Josh Lawrie, Ph.D.

Ph.D., Higher Education Leadership, Indiana State University
M.A.,  Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education, Ball State University
B.G.S.,Bachelor of General Studies, Ball State University

Research Interests
First Generation Students

Katherine Stygles

Katherine Stygles, Ph.D.

  • Position: Director of Multicultural Affairs and LGBTQ+ Programs; Title IX Deputy Coordinator
  • Email: kstygle@bgsu.edu

Ph.D., Higher Education Administration, Bowling Green State University
M.A., Counseling, Spring Arbor University
B.A., Music Performance, Xavier University

Research Interests
Social justice.  
Queer and trans identity spectrums
Disability activism and engagement
Identities/identity development
Faculty/staff in higher education
Professional preparation

Jared T. Tuberty, Ph.D.

Jared T. Tuberty, Ph.D.

  • Position: Assistant Dean, College of Technology, Architecture, and Applied Engineering
  • Email: jaredt@bgsu.edu

Ph.D., Bowling Green State University [2018], Higher Education Administration
M.A., Bowling Green State University [1997], College Student Personnel
B.S., Northwestern University [1995], Chemical Engineering

Research Interests
History of Student Affairs
Archival Research Methods
Academic Advising
Student Retention and Success


Jessica Turos, Ph.D.

Ph.D., Higher Education with a cognate in Assessment/Research, Bowling Green State University
M.A.,  College Student Personnel, Bowling Green State University 
B.A.,   Psychology, Pennsylvania State University-Erie Campus

Research Interests
Student Learning and Success
Experiential Learning
Integrative Learning
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion  
Student Engagement


Jodi Devine, Ph.D.

  • Position: Associate Dean of Honors College, Adjunct Professor
  • Email: jdevine@bgsu.edu


Ph.D., Higher Education Administration, Bowling Green State University
M.A., Student Development, Appalachian State University
B.B.A., Accoundting, University of Toledo

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.

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.

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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Barbra Pansiri

  • Position: Assistant to the Chair, Higher Education Doctoral Program
  • Email: pansirb@bgsu.edu
  • Address: 310 Education

Adela C. Guitierrez

  • Position: Senior Secretary, Higher Education and Student Affairs Office
  • Phone: 419-372-7377
  • Email: adelag@bgsu.edu
  • Address: 310 Education Building

Updated: 07/21/2023 03:21PM