Faculty & Staff in History & Political Science

History & Political Science Office Information
Department Chair: Deborah Solomon
Contact: Patti Welch, Academic Administrative Assistant
Phone: 614-823-1361
Email: pwelch@otterbein.edu

Anthony Destefanis

Anthony DeStefanis

Associate Professor of History


Read More >

Schwartz Head Shot

Rachel Schwartz

Assistant Professor of Political Science


Read More >

Deborah Solomon Pic

Deborah Solomon

Associate Professor of History & Department Chair


Deborah Solomon, Ph. D., is an Associate Professor of East Asian History and the Department of History and Political Science chair. Her scholarly work focuses on the Korean peninsula under Japanese colonial rule. She is the author of articles analyzing the intersections of colonialism, gender, identity and power. Her current book manuscript, “Schooling Discontent: Education, Identity and Student Protest in Colonial Korea, 1910-1945,” examines student resistance to Japanese rule on the Korean peninsula. Her new research explores the spread and impact of…

Read More >

Richard Yntema

Associate Professor of History


Read More >

Patti Welch

Patti Welch

Academic Administrative Assistant


Read More >

Part Time Faculty in History & Political Science

Peter Karim-Sesay

Part-Time Faculty in History & Political Science


Read More >