Officers/Committees

Academic Year 2021-2022

EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AND OFFICERS

(Officers can be contacted through the highlighted links.)

Senior Officers (Elected)

President, Donna M. Deblasio, Youngstown State University,

Vice-President, David J. Staley, The Ohio State University,

Immediate Past President, Marsha Robinson, Miami University, Middletown,

Secretary-Treasurer, Janet Bednarek, University of Dayton,

Council Members (Elected)

Public History

Marcelle Wilson, Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor (2021-2022)

Public University

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

Lavanya Vemsani, Shawnee State University (2021-2024) , Twitter: @ProfVemsani

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, 2021-2022

Standing Committees

Conference Committee (Spring 2022 Annual Meeting)

Kevin Kern, Chair, The University of Akron,

Donna DeBlasio, Youngstown State University (ex officio),

David J. Staley (ex officio), The Ohio State University,

Janet Bednarek, University of Dayton (ex officio),

Program Committee (Spring 2022 Annual Meeting)

Amy Fluker, Chair, Youngstown State University,

Lisa Zenovorich Susner, Independent Scholar,

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

Donna DeBlasio, Youngstown State University (ex officio),

David Staley, The Ohio State University (ex officio),

Janet Bednarek, University of Dayton (ex officio),

Membership Committee

Jacalynn Stuckey, Chair, Malone University, 

Traci Manning, Mahoning Valley Historical Society,

Julie Mujic, Denison University, 

Donna M. DeBlasio, Youngstown State University (ex officio),

David Staley, The Ohio State University (ex officio),

Marsha Robinson, Miami University (ex officio),  

Nominating Committee

Scott Martin, Chair, 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

Marcelle Wilson, Chair, Youngstown State University, 

Susan Tietz, Ohio State Historic Preservation Office,

Bailey Yoder, Massillon Museum,

Prize Committees

Dissertation Award Committee

Lavanya Vemsani, Chair, Shawnee State University,

Adam Hodge, Lourdes University,

Julie Mujic, Denison University,

Distinguished Historian Award Committee

Joan Cashin, Chair, The Ohio State University,

Lavanya Vemsani, Shawnee State University,

Katherine Jellison, Ohio University,

Distinguished Service Award Committee

Donna M. Deblasio, Chair, Youngstown State University,

Molly Wood, Wittenberg University,

Amy Rohmiller, University of Dayton,

Junior Faculty Research Fund Committee

Ruth Herndon, Chair, Bowling Green State University,

Janet Bednarek, University of Dayton,

Jonathan Tyler Baker, Central State University,

Publication Award Committee

Carol Bargeron, Chair, Central State State University,

Kevin Poole, Pontifical College Josephinum,

Molly Sergi, Kent State University,

Janet Bednarek, University of Dayton (ex-officio),

Teaching Award Committee

Leslie Heaphy, Chair, Kent State University,

Todd Uhlman, University of Dayton,

Martha Pallante, Youngstown State University,