Michael J Tevesz, Ph.D.
 Title: Senior Fellow at Levin College.Founding Editor,the Sacred Landmark Series,Kent State Univ Press
 Dept: Urban Studies
 Office: UR 138
 Phone: 216-875-9979
 Email: M.TEVESZ@csuohio.edu
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. UR 138, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
Sacred Landmarks, Paleoecology, Bivalves, Stained Glass, Mollusks, Lake Erie, Paleoclimatology, Shore Erosion, Medieval Art History
Ph.D., Yale
M.Phl, Yale
B.A., Case Western Reserve University
Brief Bio:
Dr. Michael J. Tevesz received his B.A. from Case Western Reserve University and his M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees from Yale University. He is Professor Emeritus and a Senior Fellow at the Levin College.  He was formerly the University's Special Assistant for Cultural Partnerships, Director of CSU's Center for Sacred Landmarks, and Chair of the Department of Geological Sciences. He is also a Research Associate of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. His research interests include the urban ecology of houses of worship, geology for urban planners, the paleoecology of mollusks, ecclesiastical stained glass, and medieval art history.

Professor Tevesz has produced several documentaries for television on Lake Erie history, shoreline processes, and water resources as well as subjects such as historical preservation and ecclesiastical architecture. He has collaborated in the design and teaching of the courses "Sacred Landmarks" and "Cleveland Neighborhoods and Neighborhood Institutions" for the Levin College. Professor Tevesz currently serves as Founding Editor for The Sacred Landmarks Series, which is a collaborative book publishing project in partnership with Kent State University Press.