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Robyn Lyons-Robinson, Chairperson
M.A., The Ohio State University
Office: Nestor 456
Phone: 614-287-3657
Composition and literature. Contributing editor for Discovering Communities.

Judith Anderson, Associate Professor
M.A.; M.F.A., The Ohio State University
Office: Nestor 462
Phone: 614-287-5822
Composition and Creative Writing
Adjunct Observation Coordinator

Deborah Bertsch, Associate Professor
M.A., Miami University of Ohio
Office: 102-B ERC
Phone: 614-287-5860
Writing Center Coordinator

Rachel Brooks-Pannell, Instructor
M.A., Ohio University
Office: Nestor 499
Phone: 614-287-2328

Don E. Bruce, Instructor
A.A., Clark State Community College
B.A.; M.A., Wright State University
Office: Nestor 457
Phone: 614-287-2078
Composition and Rhetoric
Assistant Distance Learning Lead

Prior to joining CSCC, covered police, court, and fire cases as a newspaper reporter, freelance wrote for an automotive trade journal, and served as a heavy equipment mechanic in the U.S. Air Force.

Dylan Canter, Instructor
B.A., The Ohio State University
M.A., The Ohio State University
Office: Nestor 451
Phone: 614-287-2536
Email: (preferred contact method)

Dylan has a prior background in 20th Century Latino/a Literature, Sexuality Studies, and Modernist Literature.  He has taught composition at CSCC for four years.

-Spring Semester 2014 Office Hours:

MW 11:00a-12:30p / F 12:00p-3:00p

Shawn Casey, Instructor
M.A., The Ohio State University
Office: Nestor 4100
Phone: 614-287-2261
Rhetoric, Composition and Literacy.

Crystal Clark

Crystal Robinson Clark, Professor
M.A., The Ohio State University
M.T.S., Methodist Theological School

Office: Nestor 496
Phone: 614-287-5451
Composition, literature, and creative writing.

Crystal recently enjoyed a visit to China from May 17-June 2, 2013, studying China's system of higher education.  With University of Toledo, she visited colleges and universities in Shanghai, Wuxi, Ningbo, Xiamen, and  Beijing.

Crystal Danley, Annual Contract Faculty

MA, Youngstown State University
Composition & Rhetoric. American Studies. Member of the Writing Across the Curriculum Program at The Ohio State University. Interests include Writing Across the Curriculum, popular culture: the influence of Hip-Hop on American culture, why The Twilight Zone still matters, the influence of the media on the self.

James De Monte, Instructor

B.A., Mount Union College
M.F.A., Kent State University
Office: Nestor 4110
Phone: 614-287-5962

Zachary Dilbeck, Instructor

BA English, Southern Illinois University
MA Education, University of Phoenix
MA English, Western Illinois University
PhD (ABD) English and the Teaching of English, Idaho State University

Specializations in Fantasy and the Fantastic, Tolkien Studies, Anglo-Saxon Literatures and Old English. Have taught composition and literature, as well as served as a writing and math tutor, at WIU, ISU, Zane State, and for the past two years at the Delaware Campus.

As far as composition instruction is concerned, interested in experimenting with digital/online technologies--especially those that encourage collaboration--and WAC/writing for the disciplines.

Currently teaching several sections of 1100, 2367, and 2291; Office hours from 9:30-11:00 M/W and 1-4 Tuesday. CSCC, Delaware ext. 8071. DA113

Ingrid Emch, Associate Professor
Ph.D., Union Institute & University
Office: Nestor 459
Phone: 614-287-5824
Composition and Rhetoric
Lead Instructor: ENGL 0190 & 1099

Susan Flatt, Assistant Professor
M.A., University of Miami (FL)
Office: Nestor 458
Phone: 614-287-5978
Rhetoric and Composition

Alec Fleschner, Instructor
Ph.D. Bowling Green State University
Office: Nestor 463
Phone: 614-287-5866
Computer Lab Coordinator

Lisa Gordon, Assistant Professor
M.Ed. The Ohio State University
Office: Nestor 452
Phone: 614-287-5293

Rhetoric and Composition.  0190 Lead Teacher,  Comp Bank Coordinator and involved with STEMM writing, Service-Learning, and Student Philanthropy.  College Service-Learning Chairperson. Assistant Lead Instructor: ENGL 1100

David A. Grant, Professor
Ph.D., The Ohio State University
Office: Nestor 4105
Phone: 614-287-3658
Literature, Composition, Business Communication, and Lead Instructor of Literature and Media Ordering

Steve Kaczmarek, Professor
M.A., The Ohio State University
Office: Nestor 454
Phone: 614-287-5977

Composition, literature, creative writing, business communication, and freshman experience. Faculty Advisor, Korean Student Association. Book reviewer and business consultant. Co-author of Business Communication: Building Critical Skills.

Kip Knott, Assistant Professor
M.F.A., Alaska - Fairbanks
Office: Nestor 460
Phone: 614-287-5203
Composition and creative writing.

Nicholas Lakostik, Instructor
B.A., Ohio University
M.A., University of Akron
Office: Nestor 4102
Phone: 614-287-5784
Assistant Lead Instructor: ENGL 0190 & 1100

Sue V. Lape, Professor
M.A.; Ph.D., The Ohio State University
Office: Nestor 4103
Phone: 614-287-2533
Lead Instructor: ENGL 2367

Stephen Logan, Instructor
B.S., Ohio University
M.A., University of Toledo
Office: Nestor 493
Phone: 614-287-2064
Assistant Lead Instructor: ENGL 2367

Ann Elisabeth Palazzo, Associate Professor
M.A., Notre Dame
Office: Nestor 4108
Phone: 287-5911
Distance Learning Lead Teacher

Ann Palazzo received the University of Notre Dame’s graduate William Mitchell award for her collection of short stories Fireflies and has had her fiction and poetry published in The Juggler, Eclipse, Spring Street, and The Bend. Palazzo is Associate Professor in the English Department at Columbus State and teaches Creative Writing, Writing Fiction, and Writing Creative Nonfiction.

Joan Petrusky, Assistant Professor
M.A., Pittsburg State
Office: Nestor 4111
Phone: 287-5820

Joan has a background in Early Twentieth Century Literature and Film Studies and has taught Composition here at CSCC for eleven years.

Nancy F. Pine, Instructor

Ph.D., The Ohio State University
Delaware Campus
Office: DA 114
Phone: 740-203-8072

Rita Rice, Associate Professor
M.A., The Ohio State University
Office: Nestor 4106
Phone: 287-5818
Creative writing, literature, and composition.  Chair of the 2013 Columbus State Education Association (CSEA) Faculty Excellence Award Committee. Co-chair of the OAA Honors Task Force--Student Award

Rebecca Fleming Safa, Assistant Professor 
B.A., St. Bonaventure University 

M.A., Ohio University, Ph.D., Miami University of Ohio                              

Office: Nestor 453

Phone: 287-5186

Rebecca has a background in Nineteenth Century Women's Rhetorical Education, as well as in the areas of Composition and Rhetoric, Literature, and Technical Communication studies, and has taught composition at Columbus State for seven years. She serves as a lead instructor for English 1100.

Autumn Semester 2013 Class Schedule:

ENGL 1100 (3 online sections)
ENGL 0190 (2 classroom sections)

Lisa Schneider

M.A., The Ohio State University
Office: Nestor 456

Chris Smith, Annual Contract Faculty
Ph.D., The Ohio State University
Office: NH 419

Research and teaching interests include sequential art, popular culture, and postmodern American fiction.

Rebekah Starnes, Annual Contract Faculty
Ph.D., The Ohio State University
Office: Nestor Hall 497

Rebekah has a degree in early American literature. She has been teaching composition at Columbus State since 2009.

Rebecca Test, Associate Professor
M.A., The Ohio State University
Office: Nestor 4101
Phone: 287-5093
New adjunct mentor. Advisor for student group, Humanity in Motion

Barbara P. Thompson, Professor
B.A., Boston University
M.A., The Ohio State University
Office: Nestor 461
Phone: 287-5065
Composition, literature, freshman seminar, assessment issues

Heather Thompson-Gillis, Instructor
M.A., Miami University of Ohio
Ph.D, The Ohio State University
Office: Nestor Hall 464
Phone: 614-287-5096

Heather has a background in Nineteenth Century American Literature and Women's Studies and has taught Composition and Literature classes at CSCC for two years.

Spring 2014 Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 12:00-12:45p.m., Monday and Wednesday: 3:00-5:30p.m., and by appointment.

Mike Wright, Instructor
M.A., Ohio University
Delaware Campus
Office: DA 113
Phone: 740-203-8071

Lead Instructor: Creative Writing