Defiance College Directory

Defiance College
701 N. Clinton St.
Defiance, Ohio 43512
419.784.4010  /  1.800.520.GODC

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Jeff Appel
Maintenance Technician
Phone: 419-783-2503
Location: Physical Plant

Tracy Armey
Senior Career Coach
Phone: 419-783-2349
Location: Pilgrim Library 214

Art Gallery
Women's Commission Gallery
Location: Dana Hall

Emili Aselage
Admissions Counselor
Phone: 419-783-2438
Location: Serrick 112K

Phone: 419-783-2342
Fax: 419-783-2369
Location: McMaster Center 105

Phone: 419-783-2615



Ben Babcock
Assistant Baseball Coach
Phone: 419-783-2335
Location: Smart Center 117

Abigayle Baker
Library Assistant
Phone: 419-783-2352  
Location: Library 115

Amber Baldwin
Administrative Assistant, Education/Business/Human Resources
Phone: 419-783-2323
Location: Defiance 104

Steven Bare, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of History
Phone: 419-783-2523
Location: Dana 5

Clarissa Barnes, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Associate Professor of Special Education
Director of Hench Autism Studies Program
Phone: 419-783-2355
Location: Defiance 104C

Morgan Barnett
Head Cheer & Dance Coach
Phone: 419-783-2345
Location: McMaster 105A

Noel Barrera
Administrative Assistant, Student Life
Phone: 419-783-2437
Location: Hubbard Hall 128

Lisa Beringer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Specialization: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Phone: 419-783-2451
Location: Dana 13

Sally Bissell
Executive Director of Institutional Advancement

Phone: 419-783-2411
Location: Defiance 216F

Dion Black
Assistant Football Coach
Phone: 419-783-2446  
Location: Defiance 37

Kenneth Blake
Assistant Women's Basketball Coach  
Location: McMaster 139

Devin Bledsoe
Assistant Football Coach
Phone: 419-783-2432
Location: Defiance 31

Board of Trustees

Kristine Boland
Phone: 419-783-2469
Location: Defiance 213C

Kaitlyn Borgelt
Financial Literacy Educator & Career Coach
Phone: 419-783-2350
Location: Library 212

Abigail Bowers, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of English
Phone: 419-783-2348
Location: Schauffler 122

Rev. Jim Brehler
Pastor, St. John United Church of Christ
Phone: 419-782-4176
Location: 950 Webster Ave. 

Sabrina Brown, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Environmental Science
Phone: 419-783-2598
Location: Rowe 105

Deependra Budhathoki, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Teacher Education
Phone: 419-783-2416
Location: Defiance 123

Dawn Buchholz
Associate Registrar
Phone: 419-783-2551
Location: Library 201

Don Buerk, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History
Phone: 419-783-2454
Location: Dana 2

Mary Burkholder
Director of Human Resources
Phone: 419-783-2360
Location: Defiance 106F

Business Office
Phone: 419-783-2550
Fax: 419-783-2318
Location: Defiance 214



Hallmark Dining
Phone: 419-783-2488

Sam Cai, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Business
Phone: 419-783-2431
Location: Defiance Hall 206D

Patrick Cain, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology
Phone: 419-783-2593
Location: Rowe 111

Agnes Caldwell, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President/Academic Dean
Phone: 419-783-2586
Location: Defiance 106E

Michelle Call
Accounting Associate
Phone: 419-783-2325
Location: Defiance Hall 213B

Career Development
Phone: 419-783-2349
Fax: 419-783-2597
Location: Pilgrim Library 214

Maddie Clawson
Library Access & Outreach Services Manager
Phone: 419-783-2414
Location: Pilgrim Library 217

Stephen Clouse, Ph.D.
McMaster Professor of Constitutional Studies
Phone: 419-783-2449
Location: Dana 12

Ron Coles
Men's Golf Coach
Location: Weaner Center 133D

Phone: 419-783-2302

Computer Services
Phone: 419-783-2667

Conferences & Events
Phone: 419-783-2585
Fax: 419-783-2579

Rachael Crucis
Assistant Volleyball Coach
Location: McMaster 139

Lisa Crumit-Hancock
Registrar and Assistant Dean for Library and
Academic Support Services for Student Success

Phone: 419-783-2332
Location: Pilgrim Library 216

Custodial Services
Phone: 419-783-2466

Ted Czartoski
Director of Physical Plant
Phone: 419-783-2436
Location: Physical Plant



Isabelle Danner
Head Women's Soccer Coach
Phone: 419-783-2404
Location: McMaster 105G

Kathryn Davis, Ph.D.
Krieger Visiting Scholar in Religious Studies
Phone: 419-783-2316
Location: Dana 7

Serena Day
Data Management and Office Coordinator
Assistant Golf Coach
Phone: 419-783-2361
Location: Serrick 112B

Brett Decker, Ed.D.
Director of the MBA Program
Assistant Professor of Business

Phone: 419-783-2417
Location: Defiance 206C

Phone: 419-783-2348

Heidi DeSota, DNP, RN
Director of Nursing
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Phone: 419-783-2372
Location: Tenzer 101

Dining Services
Phone: 419-783-2488

Bradley Doidge
Director of the Men's & Women's Golf Programs
Phone: 419-783-2405
Location: Weaner Center 136C



Education Department
Phone: 419-783-2323

Nady El-Zayaty, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Business
Phone: 419-783-2581
Location: Defiance 208C

Steven Engel, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English
Phone: 419-783-2338
Location: Schauffler 125

English Program Website

Kim Esquivel
Office Coordinator, McMaster School & Institute for Career Readiness
Phone: 419-783-2553
Location: Library 101



Dawn Ferris
Registration Clerk
Phone: 419-783-2579
Location: Serrick 204

Financial Aid
Phone: 419-783-2364
Fax: 419-783-2579
Location: Serrick 204

Fitness Center
Phone: 419-783-2697

Codie Flecker
Assistant Football Coach
Phone: 419-783-2455
Location: Defiance 30

Jessica Flores
Accessibility Services Coordinator & Counseling Center Staff Clinician
Phone: 419-783-2445
Location: Defiance 202B

Amy Francis
Director of Financial Aid
Phone: 419-783-2376
Location: Serrick 204D



Reggie Gallant
Assistant Men's Basketball Coach
Phone: 419-783-2343
Location: McMaster Center 130

Melissa Gardner
Administrative Assistant, Academic Affairs
Phone: 419-783-2306
Location: Tenzer 101

Shane Gardner
Head Baseball Coach
Phone: 419-783-2341 
Location: Smart Center 117

Jordan Gehring
Director of Academic Support Center
Phone: 419-783-2495
Location: Library 123

Matt Gehring
Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance, Facilities, and Internships
Phone: 419-783-2378
Location: McMaster 105H

George M. Smart Center
Phone: 419-783-2697

Joshua Gibson
Head Men's Basketball Coach
Phone: 419-783-2346
Location: McMaster Center 131



Sheldon Goodrum, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
Phone: 419-783-2522
Location: Schauffler 208

Graduate Programs
Phone: 419-783-2325

Brent Greear
Maintenance Technician
Phone: 419-783-2503
Location: Physical Plant

Phone: 419-783-2426

Nathan Griggs, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology
Phone: 419-783-2592
Location: Rowe 211

Michael Guilliam
Maintenance Technician
Phone: 419-783-2503
Location: Physical Plant



Hallmark Dining
Phone: 419-783-2488

Carla Higgins, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education
Director of Education
Phone: 419-783-2571
Location: Defiance 104A

Tracy Hilaire, MAT, MM
Instructor of Music & Assistant Director of Music Programs
Phone: 419-783-2421
Location: Schauffler 216

Phone: 419-783-2442
Location: Hubbard Hall

Nicole Hoffman
Director of Admissions and International Education
Phone: 419-783-2552
Location: Serrick 112M

Phone: 419-783-2563

Kalin Hubble
Assistant Softball Coach
Phone: 419-783-2475
Location: McMaster 139

Human Resources
Phone: 419-783-2360
Fax: 419-784-4101



Institutional Advancement
Phone: 419-783-2463
Location: Defiance 215

Intercultural Relations
Phone: 419-783-2362
Location: Hubbard 140



Jacket Sports Line
Phone: 419-783-2582




Seonguk Kim, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Phone: 419-783-2418
Location: Dana 11

Collette Knight
Assistant Registrar
Phone: 419-783-2482
Location: Pilgrim Library 202


Kris Knight
Assistant Dean of Campus Wellness & Director of Counseling & Accessibility Services
Phone: 419-783-2548
Location: Defiance 201B

Kimberly Kuiper, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
Phone: 419-783-2459
Location: Dana Hall 9



Amber Larson
Admissions Counselor
Phone: 419-783-2544
Location: Serrick 112E

Jack Lawson
Veteran, Transfer, & Adult Student Support Coordinator
Phone: 419-783-2313
Location: Defiance 105

Learning Commons
Phone: 419-783-2389

Yo Han Lee, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Sport Management
Phone: 419-783-2336
Location: Dana 31A

Phone: 419-783-2481

Olivia Lozar, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Exercise Science
Phone: 419-783-2456
Location: Dana 4

Josh Lubich
Head Men's Soccer Coach
Phone: 419-783-2408
Location: McMaster 105E

Judy Lymanstall
Executive Administrative Assistant to the President and Executive Vice President
Phone: 419-783-2300
Location: Defiance 106

Mindi Lynn
Administrative Assistant for Athletics
Phone: 419-783-2342
Location: McMaster Center 105



Phone: 419-783-2329
Location: Hubbard 140

Phone: 419-783-2503

Richanne C. Mankey, Ed.D.
Phone: 419-783-2300
Location: Defiance 106B

Garett Mansfield
Director of Athletic Communications
Phone: 419-783-2566
Location: McMaster 105F

Lisa M. Marsalek
Vice President and Dean of Student Affairs
Coordinator of Compliance
Phone: 419-783-2587
Location: Hubbard 130

Sheri McCoy
Director of Donor Relations & Special Events
Phone: 419-783-2304
Location: Defiance 216E

McMaster School for Advancing Humanity
Phone: 419-783-2553

Media Center (UCC)
Phone: 419-783-2484

Kayla Mengerink
Web Content Coordinator
Phone: 419-783-2545
Location: Serrick 228D

Tina Mohring
Director of Student Accounts
Phone: 419-783-2339
Location: Defiance 213

Moodle Support
Phone: 419-783-2490



Aaron Napierala, M.S., M.Ed., MCSE, MCSA, Network+, A+
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Phone: 419-783-2356
Location: Dana 8

Bill Nickell
Head Football Coach
Phone: 419-783-2583
Location: Defiance Hall 13

Tamala North, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Teacher Education
Phone: 419-783-2315
Location: Defiance Hall 125



Jordan Osborne
Head Softball Coach
Phone: 419-783-2406
Location: Weaner Center 133B

Robyn Otey
Career Coach
Phone: 419-783-2366
Location: Pilgrim Library 211



Courtney Peay
Head Women's Basketball Coach
Phone: 419-783-2391
Location: McMaster 105C

Kathryn Phillips, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Religious Studies
Phone: 419-783-2461
Location: Dana 6

Physical Plant
Phone: 419-783-2503
Fax: 419-783-2501

Richanne C. Mankey, Ed.D.
Phone: 419-783-2300
Fax: 419-784-4101
Location: Defiance Hall 106B

Press Box
Phone: 419-783-2582

Public Relations
Phone: 419-783-2302
Fax: 419-784-0426
Location: Serrick 228



Terry Ranes
Athletic Facilities Manager
Phone: 419-783-2492
Location: Weaner Center 137

Registrar's Office
Phone: 419-783-2375
Fax: 419-783-2579
Location: Serrick 204

Residence Life
Phone: 419-783-2563
Location: Hubbard 126

Timothy Rickabaugh, Ph.D.
Professor of Exercise Science
Phone: 419-783-2584
Location: Dana 1

James Rollins
Head Cross Country and Track & Field Coach
Phone: 419-783-2385
Location: Smart Center 118

Marcia Rozevink, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Teacher Education
Phone: 419-783-2373
Location: Defiance 122

Janelle Rubio
Assistant Director of Financial Aid
Phone: 419-783-2364
Location: Serrick 204C



Tess Salisbury, MSW, LISW-S
Assistant Professor of Social Work
Director of Social Work
Phone: 419-783-2556
Location: Schauffler 205

Juan Scott
Assistant Cross Country and Track & Field Coach
Phone: 419-783-2334
Location: Smart Center 117

Phone: 419-783-2625
Location: Hubbard 109

Barbara Sedlock
Lead Librarian & Coordinator of Metadata & Archives
Phone: 419-783-2487
Location: Pilgrim Library 116

Candice Seiple, M.S.
Instructor of Psychology
Phone: 419-783-2423
Location: Schauffler 124

Tiffani Selhorst
Athletic Director
Phone: 419-783-2380
Location: McMaster 103

Service Learning
Phone: 419-783-2552

Lauren Silvia
Admissions Counselor
Phone: 419-783-2363
Location: Serrick 112D

Jim Sliwinski, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology
Phone: 419-783-2403
Location: Schauffler 209

Katelyn Smith
Freshwater Research Technician
Phone: 419-783-2428
Location: Tenzer 203B

Steven Sondergaard, JD
Professor of Criminal Justice
Phone: 419-783-2443
Location: Schauffler 204

Mollie Sorrell, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology
Phone: 419-783-2494
Location: Rowe 205

Angela Sosebee
Director of Marketing & Public Relations
Phone: 419-783-2302
Location: Serrick 228A

Sports Information
Phone: 419-783-2566

Phillip Stelzer
Assistant Director of Physical Plant

Phone: 419-783-2504
Location: Physical Plant

David Stuckey, M.A.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Phone: 419-783-2464
Offices: Dana 17

Tom Stuckey, Ph.D.
Vice President for Finance and Administration

Phone: 419-783-2317
Location: Defiance 213D

Student Activities
Phone: 419-783-2388
Location: Hubbard 109

Student Life
Phone: 419-783-2437
Fax: 419-783-2597
Location: Hubbard 130

Student Senate
Phone: 419-783-2421

Swarm Shop
DC Apparel & Gift Store
Phone: 419-783-2576
Location: Hubbard 140

Steve Swinson
Head Wrestling Coach
Phone: 419-783-2409
Location: McMaster Center 105D



Jeremy Taylor, Ph.D.
Vice President for Enrollment Management
Professor of History
Phone: 419-783-2305
Location: Serrick 112G

Cody Thomas
Director of Music Programs
Phone: 419-783-2331
Location: Schauffler 128

Kevin Tong, M.S.Ed., ATC
Assistant Athletic Director and Head Athletic Trainer
Phone: 419-783-2340
Location: Weaner Center 142BC

Jeanna Tran, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Exercise Science
Location: Dana 31B

John Trautman, D.H.L.
Senior Institutional Advancement Advisor
Location: Defiance Hall 216

Spencer Treadwell
Assistant Football Coach: Offensive Coordinator
Location: Defiance Hall 22

Board of Trustees





Ron Vorlicky
Maintenance Technician
Phone: 419-783-2503
Location: Physical Plant




Jennifer Walton
Assistant Dean of Students
and Director of Residence Life

Phone: 419-783-2563
Location: Hubbard 133

Joe Webb
Assistant Football Coach: Special Teams Coordinator
Phone: 419-783-2432
Location: Defiance Hall 38


Timothy Wedge, M.A., CFCE, MCSE, CISSP, A+
Associate Professor of Cyber-forensics
Phone: 419-783-2415
Location: Dana 19

Andy White
Admissions Counselor
Phone: 419-783-2611 
Location: Serrick 112J

Sharon Wiemken
Director of Academic Technology & Online Learning
Phone: 419-783-2490
Location: Defiance Hall 011

Thomas Williams
Head eSports Coach
Phone: 419-783-2389
Location: Library 105

Jennifer Willits
Mail Services & Retail Store Coordinator
Phone: 419-783-2329 
Location: Hubbard Hall 140

Bridgette Winslow
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
Phone: 419-783-2395
Location: Library 128

Tyler Wise
Assistant Director of Athletic Communications
Phone: 419-783-2384
Location: Weaner Center 133A

Women's Commission Gallery
Location: Dana Hall




Alesia Yakos-Brown, MSW, LISW
Associate Professor of Social Work
Phone: 419-783-2425
Location: Schauffler 207

Stephen Yunker
Director of Conferences & Event Management
Phone: 419-783-2585 
Location: Serrick 112D