Julie Nurnberger-Haag

Dr. Nurnberger-Haag is a mathematics educator and learning scientist who is passionate about helping all people, from birth to adult, learn mathematics and be confident about their mathematical abilities. She has spent considerable time teaching in schools and colleges as well as leading teacher professional development. Her classroom teaching experience guides her research on students’ mathematical cognition, which currently focuses on topics of negative numbers, whole numbers, and geometric shapes.

Dr. Casey Meyers

I received my bachelor’s degree from Ohio University and both my master’s and doctorate from Kent State University. I have worked with young children and their families in a variety of educational and therapeutic/clinical settings. In my current role as the Coordinator of Studio and Research Arts, I collaborate with both children and teachers to elevate the material and aesthetic dimensions of their inquiry.

Sophomore Samantha Glass becomes Kent State Stark’s first University Innovation Fellow. Her efforts will spark new opportunities for student innovation, entrepreneurship, design and creativity on campus.

Kedron Taylor

Kedron Taylor joins the Advancement team in the College of Education, Health and Human Services, where she serves as Associate Director of Advancement. She graduated from Ohio University with a Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies, and is currently pursuing her M.Ed. in Higher Education and Student Personnel with the College of EHHS. Kedron worked with faculty, staff, students and alumni of EHHS as the Dean’s Office Graduate Assistant prior to her new role as Associate Director of Advancement.

Dr. Jean Engohang-Ndong

Dr. Jean Engohang-Ndong teaches multiple biology courses in the Department of Biological Sciences including, but not limited to microbiology, biological foundations, Biological diversity, human genetics, human biology, life on planet earth and biological structure and function. Jean enjoys teaching and loves interacting with his students both inside the classroom and outside. His research interests revolve around antimicrobial drug discovery, molecular mechanisms of bacterial pathogenesis and environmental microbiology.

John-Michael Warner

I am an Art Historian trained in Gender and Women's Studies. My research examines the histories and theories of contemporary art as well as nineteenth- and twentieth-century North American art and visual culture. I study historical and contemporary land use and representation, including, environmental and eco-critical art histories, landscape studies, border studies, and arts and cultures of the Americas.

Demitra Thomloudis

Demitra Thomloudis is an Assistant Professor and Head of Jewelry/Metals/Enameling at Kent State University.  Demitra received her MFA from San Diego State University and her BFA from the Cleveland Institute of Art. She is a recipient of the Bedichek-Orman Professional Development Grant, a 2015 Nominee for the American Craft Council Emerging Voices Award,  and a  Society of North American Goldsmiths’ Emerging Artist featured at 2014 SOFA Chicago  with representation by Charon Kransen Arts. Artist residencies include the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft and Smitten Forum.