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CLASS, as a fellowship of teachers, scholars, scientists, artists, and performers closely connected to its urban community, provides stimulating educational programs and learning activities. We have nearly 160 faculty members, most of whom have terminal degrees in their disciplines. Our professors educate almost one-third of the student body at CSU through both general education courses and departmental and interdisciplinary programs leading to a degree. The College is home to 2 schools, 11 departments and 6 programs that offer 22 undergraduate bachelor's degrees, ranging from criminology and drama to bioethics. CLASS also offers 10 master's degree programs, 13 undergraduate certificate programs, and 2 graduate certificate programs. In addition, the college houses several research and cultural centers, including the Poetry Center, Women's Comprehensive Center, African-American Cultural Center and the Art Gallery. Our faculty are engaged in original research and creative activity, and have received grants and fellowships from the U.S. Department of Education, National Endowment for the Humanities, Ohio Arts Council, Ohio Humanities Council and Council on Graduate Schools.

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To learn more about our outstanding full-time, view faculty index by last name, department/school or research interest.

Faculty From Department of English:
Name Title Phone(216)
Brentar, John Associate College Lecturer AAU 687-2222
Burrell, Julie Assistant Professor 687-3961
* Carnell, Rachel (Prof. Carnell) Professor 687-3973
Conti, Brooke Associate Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies
* Dyer, Gary Professor 687-3958
* Gagich, Melanie (Melanie Gagich) Asst College Lecturer AAUP 687-2563
* Geither, Michael Associate Professor 687-3955
* Gosselin, Adrienne Associate Professor 687-3962
* Jeffers, Jennifer Professor 687-3975
* Karem, Frederick (Jeff) Chair & Professor 687-6979
* Lardner, David (Ted Lardner) Professor 687-5428
* Marino, James Associate Professor 687-6874
* Pagel, Caryl Assistant Professor
Director, Cleveland State University Poetry Center
* Plum, Hilary Assistant College Lecturer
Associate Director, CSU Poetry Center
* Rahman, Mohammad Imad (Imad Rahman) Asc Prof & Dir, Creative Wrtg 687-3990
* Sonstegard, Adam Associate Professor 687-3956
Walker, Barbara (Barbara S. Walker) Associate College Lecturer AAU 687-3862
Zickel, Emily Asst College Lecturer 687-4690

* Graduate Faculty
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Faculty Index by Department/School
Art & Design
Black Studies
College of Liberal Arts and Social Science, Dean's Office
Criminology Anthropology & Sociology
Liberal Studies
Philosophy and Comparative Religion
Political Science
School of Film and Media Arts
Social Work
Theatre & Dance
Women's Comprehensive
World Languages, Literatures, and Culture

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Faculty by Other College
Business Administration
Education and Human Services
Graduate Studies
Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
School of Nursing
Sciences and Health Professions
Urban Affairs

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