Faculty & Staff in Education

Education Office Information
Department Chair:
Susan Constable & Paul Wendel
Location: Roush Hall 430, 27 S. Grove St.
Hours: Monday – Friday (8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
Contact: Gaby Miller, Academic Administrative Coordinator
Phone: 614-823-1214
Email: gmiller@otterbein.edu

K. Daniel Cho

Professor


Daniel is a philosopher. He specializes in psychoanalysis in a variety of disciplinary contexts.

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Susan Constable

Susan Constable

Professor & Department Chair


Dr. Constable taught in public schools for ten years before earning a Ph.D. in Literacy, Language and Cognition from The Ohio State University. Her research interests include early literacy acquisition, struggling readers, and teacher education. Her favorite part of this job is working with Otterbein students and children from the community in the Otterbein Summer Reading Clinic.

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Dr Dee Knoblauch

Dee Knoblauch

Professor


Dr. Dee Knoblauch is a professor and the Education Graduate Director at Otterbein University, where she primarily teaches educational psychology, multicultural education, and 21st Century technology and curriculum.  Her research interests include motivation, multicultural education, children/adolescent literature, and creativity.  Dee is a former physical education / health high school teacher and collegiate coach, and she currently stays involved by coaching and watching her daughters’ sports teams.

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Grace McDaniel

Assistant Professor


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Allison McGrath

Allison McGrath

Assistant Professor


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Diane Ross

Diane Ross

Professor


Diane was a middle graders teacher for 17 years. She now teaches undergraduate and graduate level courses in middle childhood education and multicultural education. In addition to her passion for teaching, Diane has been traveling to Uganda for the past 10 years with Otterbein students to develop libraries and work with young adolescent girls on menstrual hygiene management, sexual reproductive health, and empowerment. Diane has two sons and three grandsons with whom she loves to spend time.

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Bethany Vosburg-Bluem

Associate Professor


Bethany (Dr. B.) is a former high school teacher who taught social studies and coached soccer for 14 years in Kettering, OH. She currently enjoys teaching a variety of students through the general methods courses for the AYA-MA program as well as the PreK-12 social studies methods courses. Her research interests and passion revolve around deepening her knowledge about sustainability education and sharing it with others. What Dr. B. loves most about what she does here at Otterbein is her…

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Paul Wendel

Paul Wendel

Professor & Department Chair


Paul Wendel taught high school physics and mathematics for 18 years while earning master’s degrees in physics (Kent State, 2003) and education (University of Akron, 1998). Upon completing his Ph. D. in Curriculum & Instruction (Kent State, 2008), he joined the physics faculty of Mansfield University of Pennsylvania, where he taught education, science, and research courses; served as planetarium director; and co-founded a farmer’s market. After three years he left Mansfield to become a teacher developer with the Knowles Science…

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Fred Fastenau

Coordinator of Teacher Candidate Supports


Fred Fastenau is a former elementary teacher, elementary and middle level principal, and central office administrator.  He was an Education Association executive working in education policy at the state and national level. He has taught graduate level courses in School Law, Education Leadership, Human Behavior in Education Administration, and Introduction to Education Administration. He is a licensed Superintendent, School Business Manager, Principal and Teacher.

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Amy Featherstone

Graduate Education Advisor


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Gabrielle Miller

Academic Administrative Assistant


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Part Time Faculty in Education

Linda Amici

Part-Time Faculty in Education


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Christina Aprille

Part-Time Faculty in Education


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Megan Ash

Part-Time Faculty in Education


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Jodie Bailey

Part-Time Faculty in Education


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Frank Blatnik

Part-Time Faculty in Education


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Brenda Blatnik

Part-Time Faculty in Education


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John Byrne

Part-Time Faculty in Education


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Sheila Ciferno

Part-Time Faculty in Education


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Marlene Deringer

Part-Time Faculty in Education


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Vincent DeTillio

Part-Time Faculty in Education


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Justin Emrich

Part-Time Faculty in Education


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Katherine Fisher

Part-Time Faculty in Education


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Louise Ford

Part-Time Faculty in Education


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Anne Gibson

Part-Time Faculty in Education


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Beverly Good

Part-Time Faculty in Education


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Kay Hedges

Part-Time Faculty in Education


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Marianne Hesseltine

Part-Time Faculty in Education


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Kathy Hinton

Part-Time Faculty in Education


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Carrie Hung

Part-Time Faculty in Education


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Jonathan Juravich

Part-Time Faculty in Art


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Holly Kramer

Part-Time Faculty in Education


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Katharine Lewicki

Part-Time Faculty in Education


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Jeff McCormick

Part-Time Faculty in Education


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Catherine Morrison

Part-Time Faculty in Education


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Lisa Rehark

Part-Time Faculty in Education


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Kimberly Rostorfer

Part-Time Faculty in Education


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Jack Rouzer

Part-Time Faculty in Education


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Denise Thrasher

Part-Time Faculty in Education


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Katherine Wirthlin

Part-Time Faculty in Education


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Carol Young

Part-Time Faculty in Education


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