Faculty & Staff in History & Political Science

History & Political Science Office Information
Department Chair: Deborah Solomon
Contact:
Deborah Solomon
Phone:
614-823-1559
Email: dsolomon@otterbein.edu

Jonathan DeCoster

Jonathan DeCoster

Associate Professor of History


Dr. DeCoster specializes in comparative colonial and American Indian history. He is particularly interested in how people in the early modern Americas influenced and interacted with one another...

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Anthony DeStefanis

Anthony DeStefanis

Associate Professor of History


Dr. DeStefanis grew up in Providence, Rhode Island in a working-class family and his grandparents and great grandparents all immigrating to the United States from Italy. This family history helps...

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James Owen

James Owen

Visiting Assistant Professor


Dr. James A. Owen is a visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of History and Political Science. Dr. Owen is a historian of Early America and scholar of Indigenous Studies. At Otterbein,...

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Louis Rose

Louis Rose

Professor of History


Louis Rose is Professor of Modern European History at Otterbein University and Executive Director of the Sigmund Freud Archives. His most recent book is Psychology, Art, and Antifascism: Ernst...

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Deborah Solomon

Deborah Solomon

Associate Professor of History & Department Chair


Dr. Deborah Solomon is currently an Associate Professor of East Asian History and Chair of the Department of History and Political Science at Otterbein University. Her research focuses on the...

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La Trice Washington

La Trice Washington

Associate Professor of Political Science


Dr. La Trice Washington is a native of Richmond, Virginia. She is the daughter of Rev. Shirley W. Jordan and Mr. Howard Jordan, Sr. Dr. Washington made her confession of faith and was baptized at...

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Richard Yntema

Associate Professor of History


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Patti Welch

Patti Welch

Academic Administrative Assistant


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Part Time Faculty in History & Political Science

Mohamed Hashi

Part-Time Faculty in History & Political Science


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Peter Karim-Sesay

Part-Time Faculty in History & Political Science


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Clayton Kie

Part-Time Faculty in History & Political Science


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