Officers/Committees

Academic Year 2020-2021

EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AND OFFICERS

(Officers can be contacted through the highlighted links.)

Senior Officers (Elected)

President, Marsha Robinson, Miami University, Middletown,

Vice-President, Donna M. DeBlasio, Youngstown State University,

Immediate Past President, Lavanya Vemsani, Shawnee State University,

Secretary-Treasurer, Kevin Kern, The University of Akron-

Council Members (Elected)

Public History

Vacant

Public University

Chelsea Griffis, University of Toledo (2017-2021)

Joan Cashin, The Ohio State University (2019-2022)

Private College

Janet Bednarek, University of Dayton (2019-2022)

Julie Mujic, Denison University (2020-2023)

Two-Year College or Regional Campus

Bradley Keefer, Kent State, Ashtabula (2020-2023)

Past or Present Grade 7-12 Teacher

Frank Pape, Struthers High School (2020-2023)

Ex-Officio (Appointed)

Newsletter Editorial Board:

Editor, Janet Bednarek, University of Dayton,

Production Editor, Betsy Hedler, Ohio History Connection-

Editor of Proceedings, Marsha Robinson, Miami University,

Webmaster, Betsy Hedler, Ohio History Connection-

Archivist, Mary Ann Heiss, Kent State University,

Click here for Past Officers

Ohio Academy of History Committees, 2018-2019

Standing Committees

Conference Committee (Spring 2021 Annual Meeting)

John Brooke, Chair, The Ohio State University,

Joan Cashin, The Ohio State University (ex officio),

Marsha Robinson, Miami University (ex officio),

Donna DeBlasio, Youngstown State University (ex officio),

Kevin Kern, The University of Akron (ex officio),

Program Committee (Spring 2021 Annual Meeting)

Joan Cashin, Chair, The Ohio State University,

Amy Fluker, Youngstown State University,

Christopher Phillips, University of Cincinnati,

John Brooke, The Ohio State University (ex officio),

Marsha Robinson, Miami University (ex officio),

Donna DeBlasio, Youngstown State University (ex officio),

Kevin Kern, The University of Akron (ex officio),

Membership Committee

Julie Mujic, Chair, Denison University,

Chelsea Griffis, University of Toledo,

Jacalynn Stuckey, Malone University,

Nominating Committee

Amy Fluker, Chair, Youngstown State University,

Scott Martin, Bowling Green State University,

David Stebenne, The Ohio State University,

Opolot Okia, Wright State University,

Professional Development and Outreach Committee

On hold.

Committee on Public History

Donna M. DeBlasio, Chair, Youngstown State University,

Susan Tietz, Ohio History Connection,

Marcelle Wilson, Youngstown Historical Center,

Prize Committees

Dissertation Award Committee

Pamela Sayre, Chair, Henry Ford College,

Adam Hodge, Lourdes University,

Julie Mujic, Denison University,

Distinguished Historian Award Committee

Marsha Robinson, Miami University,

Joan Cashin, The Ohio State University,

Lavanya Vemsani, Shawnee State University,

Distinguished Service Award Committee

Kevin Kern, Chair, The University of Akron,

William Wantland, Mt. Vernon Nazarene University,

Mary Cayton, The Ohio State University,

Junior Faculty Research Fund Committee

Deborah Marinski, Chair, Ohio University–Southern,

Ruth Herndon, Bowling Green State University\,

Janet Bednarek, University of Dayton,

Publication Award Committee

Robert Ingram, Chair, Ohio University,

Carol Bargeron, Central State State University,

Kevin Poole, Pontifical College Josephinum,

Kevin Kern, The University of Akron (ex officio),

Teaching Award Committee

Megan Threlkeld, Chair, Denison University,

Leslie Heaphy, Kent State University,

Todd Uhlman, University of Dayton