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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 150 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 3 schools, 10 departments and 4 programs that offer 27 undergraduate bachelor's degrees, ranging from criminology and drama to bioethics. CLASS also offers 11 master's degree programs, 9 undergraduate certificate programs, and 4 graduate certificate programs. In addition, the college houses several research and cultural centers, including the Poetry Center, Howard Mims African-American Cultural Center, Center for Arts and Innovation, 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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Faculty From Department of English:
Name Title Phone(216)
Brentar, John Associate College Lecturer AAU
Director, Liberal Studies
* Burrell, Julie Associate Professor 687-3961
* Conti, Brooke Associate Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies
* Dyer, Gary Professor 687-3958
* Gagich, Melanie (Melanie Gagich) Senior College Lecturer AAU
Geither, Michael Professor 687-3955
Gosselin, Adrienne Associate Professor 687-3962
Jeffers, Jennifer Professor 687-3975
* Karem, Frederick (Jeff) Chair & Professor 687-6979
Lloyd, Amanda Asst College Lecturer AAUP 687-3862
Marino, James Associate Professor 687-6874
* Pagel, Caryl Associate Professor
Director, Cleveland State University Poetry Center
Plum, Hilary Assistant Professor
Associate Director, CSU Poetry Center
* Rahman, Mohammad Imad (Imad Rahman) Asc Prof & Dir, Creative Wrtg 687-3990
* Sonstegard, Adam Professor 687-3956
* Townsend, Julie Asst College Lecturer AAUP
Zickel, Emily Associate College Lecturer AAU 687-4690

* Graduate Faculty
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Art & Design
Black Studies
College of Liberal Arts and Social Science, Dean's Office
Criminology Anthropology & Sociology
Film and Media Arts
Liberal Studies
Philosophy and Comparative Religion
Political Science
Social Work
Theatre & Dance
World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

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