Dean's Office

Greetings! Welcome to the College of Arts and Sciences, the largest and most diverse college at Kent State University.

Our departments and majors include the natural sciences, social sciences, and the humanities: providing all students with an opportunity to participate in a robust liberal arts education. Almost every student at Kent State takes at least one course in Arts & Sciences, thanks to our broad range of rigorous core coursework, so we are uniquely positioned to help you, and all Kent State students succeed. At Kent State University Students First is a core value: a value that is foundational to this college. As such, Arts & Sciences serves as the backbone of the university as we prepare you for your place in an increasingly fast-paced global society where your talents and attitudes will help bring about the equal, just, and prosperous society that we all dream about. Our College is home to world-class research institutes, researchers and faculty—all of whom are here for you. We all look forward to greeting you and your ideas, curiosity and enthusiasm for learning soon.

-Mandy Munro-Stasiuk, Ph.D., Interim Dean, College of Arts & Sciences

Dr. Munro-Stasiuk's bio

Deans & Administration

Mandy Munro-Stasiuk, Ph.D.

Interim Dean, College of Arts & Sciences
Ph.D., University of Alberta, 1999

Elizabeth Colombo,
Special Assistant to the Dean


Lique M. Coolen, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, Faculty Research and Professional Development,
Postdoctoral Affairs

Ph.D., Radboud University Nijmegen, 1995

Mary Ann Haley, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, Curriculum
Ph.D., Kent State University, 1985

Matthew Minichillo

Assistant Dean, Academic and Student Services
M.A., Ball State University, 1994

Eric M. Mintz, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, Administration and Faculty Affairs
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz, 1995

David W. Odell-Scott, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, Center for Comparative and Integrative Programs
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 1989

Kristin Stasiowski, Ph.D.

Assistant Dean, International Programs and Education Abroad
Ph.D., Yale University, 2009

Babacar M'Baye, Ph.D.

Interim Associate Dean, Graduate Affairs
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University, 2002

Sandra Morgan

Director, External Affairs
B.A., Smith College, 1984