Defiance College Directory


Defiance College
701 N. Clinton St.
Defiance, Ohio 43512
419.784.4010  /  1.800.520.GODC 

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Part-time faculty are not listed at this time.

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Academic Affairs
Phone: 419-783-2586
Location: Defiance 106

Admissions
Phone: 419-783-2359
Fax: 419-783-2468
admissions@defiance.edu
Location: Serrick 112

Alumni/ae
Phone: 419-783-2303
alumni@defiance.edu

Tracy Armey
Assistant Director of Career Development
Phone: 419-783-2349
tarmey@defiance.edu
Location: Pilgrim Library 211

Jake Arnold
Conferences and Events Coordinator

Phone: 419-783-2585
jarnold@defiance.edu
Location: Serrick 228B

Art Gallery
Women's Commission Gallery
Phone: 419-783-2521
Location: Dana Hall

Athletics
Phone: 419-783-2342
Fax: 419-783-2369
Location: McMaster Center 105

Audio/Visual
Phone: 419-783-2615
Location: Pilgrim Library 104

Brenda Averesch
Assistant Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
Phone: 419-783-2352
baveresch@defiance.edu
Location: Serrick 112M

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Clarissa Barnes, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Associate Professor of Special Education
Director of the Hench Autism Studies Program
Phone: 419-783-2355
cbarnes@defiance.edu
Location: Dana 19

Cathy Behringer
Administrative Assistant for Academic Affairs
Phone: 419-783-2573
cbehringer@defiance.edu
Location: Tenzer 101

Ashley Birchmeier
Sports Information Director
Phone: 419-783-2566
abirchmeier@defiance.edu
Location: Weaner Center 133A

Sally Bissell
Director of Career Development
Phone: 419-783-2366
sbissell@defiance.edu
Location: Pilgrim Library 214

Kristine Boland
Controller
Phone: 419-783-2469
kboland@defiance.edu
Location: Defiance 213C

Tyler Bolen
Assistant
 Football Coach
Phone: 419-783-2583
tbolen@defiance.edu
Location: Stadium 206

Carol Botek
Administrative Assistant for Athletics
Phone: 419-783-2342
cbotek@defiance.edu
Location: McMaster Center 105

Cliff Brady
Director of Physical Plant
Phone: 419-783-2502
cbrady@defiance.edu
Location: Physical Plant

Lynn Braun, M.A., P.C.C.-S.
Assistant Dean of Campus Wellness
Director of Counseling & Accessibility Services
Phone: 419-783-2548
lbraun@defiance.edu 
Location: Defiance 201B

Brie Brenner
Head Volleyball Coach
Phone: 419-783-2326
bhagerty@defiance.edu
Location: McMaster Center 105B

Dawn Buchholz
Assistant Registrar
Phone: 419-783-2551
dbuchholz@defiance.edu
Location: Serrick 204

Don Buerk, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History
Phone: 419-783-2454
dbuerk@defiance.edu 
Location: Dana 2

Jo Ann Burkhardt, Ph.D.
Professor of Education
Phone: 419-783-2315
jburkhardt@defiance.edu
Location: Defiance 125

Mary Burkholder
Director of Human Resources
Phone: 419-783-2360
mburkholder@defiance.edu
Location: Defiance 106F

Business Office
Phone: 419-783-2550
Fax: 419-783-2318
businessoffice@defiance.edu
Location: Defiance 214

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Cafeteria
Hallmark Dining
Phone: 419-783-2488
hallmark@defiance.edu

Agnes Caldwell, Ph.D.
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Academic Dean
Phone: 419-783-2586
acaldwell@defiance.edu
Location: Defiance 106E

Michelle Call
Accounting and Human Resources Associate
Phone: 419-783-2325
mcall@defiance.edu
Location: Defiance 214

Career Development
Phone: 419-783-2349
Fax: 419-783-2597
Location: Pilgrim Library 214

Dave Ciccotelli
Maintenance Technician

Phone:  419-783-2503
dciccotelli@defiance.edu
Location: Physical Plant

Ken Ciolek
Head Cross Country and Track & Field Coach
Phone: 419-783-2385
kciolek@defiance.edu
Location: Smart Center 118

Carla Cipolloni
Case Manager and Counseling Center Staff Clinician
Phone: 419-783-2560
ccipolloni@defiance.edu
Location: Defiance Hall 201D

Mercedes Clay
Assistant Dean of Student Engagement
Director of Intercultural Relations

Phone: 419-783-2362
mclay@defiance.edu
Location: Hubbard 132

Todd Comer, Ph.D.
Professor of English
Director of Composition
Phone: 419-783-2348
tcomer@defiance.edu
Location: Schauffler 122
Website

Communications
Phone: 419-783-2590
Fax: 419-784-0426

Computer Services
Phone: 419-783-2667

Co-op Education
Phone: 419-783-2349

Fred Coulter, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Education
Phone: 419-783-2416
fcoulter@defiance.edu
Location: Defiance 123

Isiah Cross
Admissions Counselor
Phone: 419-783-2363
icross@defiance.edu
Location: Serrick 112D

Lisa Crumit-Hancock
Assistant Dean of Student Success
Director of Student Academic Support Services

Phone: 419-783-2332
lcrumithancock@defiance.edu
Location: Pilgrim Library 216

Allen Curtiss
​Head Women's Golf Coach
Phone: 419-783-​2405
acurtiss@defiance.edu
Location: Weaner Center 136D

Custodial Services
Phone: 419-783-2466

Scott Cutter
Head Men's Basketball Coach
Phone: 419-783-2346
scutter@defiance.edu
Location: McMaster Center 105D

Christopher Cwynar, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
Phone: 419-783-2568
ccwynar@defiance.edu
Location: Dana 3

Ted Czartoski
Maintenance Technician
Phone: 419-783-2503
tczartoski@defiance.edu
Location: Defiance 17

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Deborah Dalke, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
Phone: 419-783-2449
ddalke@defiance.edu
Location: Schauffler 124

Brett Decker, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Business
Phone: 419-783-2417
bdecker@defiance.edu
Location: Defiance Hall 206C

Defender
Phone: 419-783-2348
defender@defiance.edu
Website

Heidi DeSota, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor of Practice of Nursing
Phone: 419-783-2372
hdesota@defiance.edu 
Location: Tenzer 101

Robert Detwiler, Ph.D.
Registrar
Phone: 419-783-2358
rdetwiler@defiance.edu
Location: Serrick 204E

Dining Services
Phone: 419-783-2488

Victor Domingues
Assistant Men's Soccer Coach
Phone: 419-783-2408
vdomingues@defiance.edu
Location: McMaster Center 139 

Somnath Dutta, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemistry

Phone: 419-783-2428
sdutta@defiance.edu
Location: Tenzer 301

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Education Department
Phone: 419-783-2323

Rachel Eicher, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor of Practice of Early Childhood Education
Phone: 419-783-2373
reicher@defiance.edu
Location: Dana 16

Nady El-Zayaty, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Business
Phone: 419-783-2581
nelzayaty@defiance.edu
Location: Defiance Hall 208D

English Department

Holly Evinger
Coordinator of Clinical Experiences
Phone: 419-783-2324
hevinger@defiance.edu
Location: Defiance 104C

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Facilities Rental
Conferences and Events
Phone: 419-783-2585
Fax: 419-783-2579

Beverly Fanning, MFA
Assistant Professor of Design
Director of the Defiance Women's Commission Gallery
Phone: 419-783-2559
bfanning@defiance.edu
Location: Art Center 6

Dawn Ferris
Administrative Assistant, Academic Affairs
Phone: 419-783-2439
dferris@defiance.edu
Location: Schauffler 206

Financial Aid
Phone: 419-783-2364
Fax: 419-783-2579
financialaid@defiance.edu
Location: Serrick 204

Fitness Center
Phone: 419-783-2697

Amy Francis 
Director of Financial Aid 
Phone: 419-783-2376 
afrancis@defiance.edu
Location: Serrick 204D

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George M. Smart Center
419-783-2697

Amanda Gilbert, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
Phone: 419-783-2473
agilbert@defiance.edu
Location: Defiance Hall 122 

Madeline Glassford
Admissions Counselor
Phone: 419-783-2367
mglassford@defiance.edu
Location: Serrick 112L 

Julie Godfrey
Part-time Groundskeeper
Phone: 419-783-2503
jgodfrey@defiance.edu
Location: Physical Plant

Sheldon Goodrum, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Phone: 419-783-2522
sgoodrum@defiance.edu
Location: Schauffler 208

Graduate Programs
Phone: 419-783-2325
gradstudies@defiance.edu

Keira Grandey
Admissions Counselor
Phone: 419-783-2544
kgrandey@defiance.edu
Location: Serrick 112J

Brent Greear
Maintenance Technician
Phone: 419-783-2503
bgreear@defiance.edu
Location: Physical Plant

Greenhouse
Phone: 419-783-2426

Nathan Griggs, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology
Phone: 419-783-2592
ngriggs@defiance.edu
Location: Rowe 211

Ross Grippi
Interim Vice President for Enrollment Management and Dean of Admissions
Phone: 419-783-2354
rgrippi@defiance.edu
Location: Serrick 112G

Reed Guerin
Admissions Counselor
Phone: 419-783-2314
rguerin@defiance.edu
Location: Serrick 112E

Antonio Guerra
Head Wrestling Coach
Phone: 419-783-2409
aguerra@defiance.edu
Location: Weaner Center 136A

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MC Harper, Ph.D.
Professor of English
Phone: 419-783-2461
mcharper@defiance.edu
Location: Dana 5
Website

Hallmark Dining
Phone: 419-783-2488
hallmark@defiance.edu

Brad Harsha
Assistant Dean of the McMaster School
Phone: 419-783-2553
bharsha@defiance.edu
Location: Pilgrim Library 129

Kristin Henning
Assistant Women's Basketball Coach
Phone: 419-783-2383
khenning@defiance.edu
Location: Weaner Center 133B

Carla Higgins, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
Director of Education
Phone: 419-783-2571
chiggins@defiance.edu
Location: Defiance 104A

Cheryl Hinojosa, MSN, RN, CNM
Assistant Professor of Practice of Nursing
Director of Nursing
Phone: 419-783-2448
chinojosa@defiance.edu
Location: Tenzer 101

Scott Hirko, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Sport Management
Phone: 419-783-2336
shirko@defiance.edu
Location: Dana Hall 31A

Hive
Phone: 419-783-2442
Location: Hubbard Hall

Tess Homier, MSW, LISW-S
Assistant Professor of Social Work
Director of Social Work
Phone: 419-783-2556
thomier@defiance.edu
Location: Schauffler 205

Housing
Phone: 419-783-2563

Human Resources
Phone: 419-783-2360
Fax: 419-784-4101

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Ryan Imbrock
Associate Director of Marketing
Phone: 419-783-2302
rimbrock@defiance.edu
Location: Serrick 228D

Institutional Advancement
Phone: 419-783-2371
alumni@defiance.edu
Location: Defiance 215

Intercultural Relations
Phone: 419-783-2362
Location: Hubbard 140

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Jacket Sports Line
Phone: 419-783-2582

Jovon Johnson
Assistant Football Coach
Phone: 419-783-2446
jjohnson@defiance.edu
Location: Stadium 206  

 Sterling Johnson
Assistant Men's Basketball Coach
Phone: 419-783-2384
sajohnson@defiance.edu
Location: McMaster Center 130

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Alicia Kalik
Assistant Volleyball Coach
Phone: 419-783-2489
akalik@defiance.edu
Location: Weaner Center 133B

Doug Kane, Ph.D. 
Professor of Biology
Phone: 419-783-2593
dkane@defiance.edu
Location: Rowe 105

Danielle Kennedy
Executive Administrative Assistant for Academic Affairs
Phone: 419-783-2586
dkennedy@defiance.edu
Location: Defiance 106

Jeremy Kennedy
[Metalink Technologies]
Phone: 419-783-2599
jkennedy@defiance.edu
Location: Pilgrim Library 206

Allan King, Jr.
Head Women's Basketball Coach
Phone: 419-783-2391
aking@defiance.edu
Location: McMaster Center 105A

Collette Knight
Circulation Coordinator
Phone: 419-783-2482
knightc@defiance.edu
Location: Pilgrim Library 200A

Kris Knight
Accessibility Services Coordinator and Counseling Center Staff Clinician
Phone: 419-783-2445
kknight@defiance.edu
Location: Defiance 202B

Carson Kosier
Maintenance Technician
Phone: 419-783-2503
ckosier@defiance.edu
Location: Physical Plant

Kathi Kosier
{WFF Custodial Services}

Phone: 419-783-2466
wffcustodial@defiance.edu

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Alyson Laframboise, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology

Phone: 419-783-2494 
alaframboise@defiance.edu
Location: Rowe 205

Jack Lawson
Veteran, Transfer, and Adult Student Support Coordinator
Phone: 419-783-2313
jlawson@defiance.edu
Location: Defiance 105

Learning Commons
Phone: 419-783-2389

Caroline Leader, M.A.
Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
Phone: 419-783-2459
cleader@defiance.edu
Location: Dana 9

Kristi Jo Leaders
Assistant Director of Marketing
Webmaster
Phone: 419-783-2545
kleaders@defiance.edu
Location: Serrick 228C

Library
Phone: 419-783-2481
Fax:419-783-2594
library@defiance.edu

Camille Lively
Assistant Director of Music Programs
Phone: 419-783-2421
clively@defiance.edu
Location: Schauffler 216

Matthew Lundin, Ed.D., AT, ATC
Assistant Professor of Athletic Training
Director of the Athletic Training Program
Phone: 419-783-2423
mlundin@defiance.edu
Location: Defiance 129

Judy Lymanstall
Executive Secretary to the President
Phone: 419-783-2300
jlymanstall@defiance.edu
Location: Defiance 106

Mindi Lynn
Office and Data Manager for Enrollment Management
Phone: 419-783-2361
mlynn@defiance.edu 
Location: Serrick 112B

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Mailroom
Phone: 419-783-2329 
mailroom@defiance.edu
Location: Hubbard 140

Maintenance
Phone: 419-783-2503

Richanne C. Mankey, Ed.D.
President
Phone: 419-783-2300
rmankey@defiance.edu
Location: Defiance 106B

Lisa M. Marsalek
Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Success
Dean of Students
Phone: 419-783-2587
lmarsalek@defiance.edu
Location: Hubbard 130

Manny Matsakis
Head Football Coach
Phone: 419-783-2432
ematsakis@defiance.edu
Location: McMaster Center 105G

Sheri McCoy
Advancement Services Coordinator
Phone: 419-783-2304
smccoy@defiance.edu
Location: Defiance 215H

McMaster School for Advancing Humanity
Phone: 419-783-2552
mcmasterschool@defiance.edu

Media Center (UCC)
Phone: 419-783-2484

Tina Mohring
Director of Student Accounts
Phone: 419-783-2339
kmohring@defiance.edu
Location: Defiance 213B

Moodle Support
Phone: 419-783-2490
moodle@defiance.edu

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Cassidy Nalepa
Director of Music Programs
Phone: 419-783-2331
cnalepa@defiance.edu
Location: Schauffler 210

Aaron Napierala, M.S., MCSE, MCSA, Network+, A+
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Phone: 419-783-2356
anapierala@defiance.edu
Location: Dana Hall 8

Ryan Nunn
[Metalink Technologies]
Phone: 419-783-2312
rnunn@defiance.edu
Location: Pilgrim Library 206

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Brittany Osborne
Director of Student Activities and Leadership
McReynolds Hall Director
Phone: 419-783-2388
bosborne@defiance.edu
Location: Hubbard 125

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Corey Parks
Director of eSports and Head Coach
Phone: 419-783-2389
cparks@defiance.edu
Location: Library 105

BJ Pheasant
Assistant Women's Soccer Coach
Phone: 419-783-2404
bpheasant@defiance.edu
Location: Weaner Center 136C

Edwina Phillips
Assistant Professor of Practice of Accounting
Phone: 419-783-2524
ephillips@defiance.edu
Location: Dana 15

Physical Plant
Phone: 419-783-2502
Fax: 419-783-2501
physicalplant@defiance.edu

Marian R. Plant, Ed.D.
Professor of Religious and Ministry Studies
Phone: 419-783-2338
mplant@defiance.edu
Location: Schauffler 125

President
Richanne C. Mankey, Ed.D.

Phone: 419-783-2300
Fax: 419-784-4101
rmankey@defiance.edu
Location: Defiance 106B

Press Box
Phone: 419-783-2582

Tim Pruett, CPA
Vice President for Finance and Administration
Phone: 419-783-2317
tpruett@defiance.edu
Location: Defiance Hall 213D

Public Relations
Phone: 419-783-2590
Fax: 419-784-0426
Location: Serrick 228

Kathy Punches
Director of Public Relations and Marketing
Phone: 419-783-2590
kpunches@defiance.edu
Location: Serrick 228A

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Rena Rager
Administrative Assistant, 
McMaster School

Phone:  419-783-2552
rrager@defiance.edu
Location: Pilgrim Library 101

Terry Ranes
Athletic Facilities Manager
Phone: 419-783-2492
tranes@defiance.edu
Location: Weaner Center 137

Registrar's Office
Phone: 419-783-2375
Fax: 419-783-2579
registrar@defiance.edu
Location: Serrick 204

Residence Life
Phone: 419-783-2563
Location: Hubbard 126

Scott Rhodes
Maintenance Technician
Phone: 419-783-2503
srhodes@defiance.edu
Location: Physical Plant

Timothy Rickabaugh, Ph.D.
Professor of Exercise Science
Phone: 419-783-2584
trickabaugh@defiance.edu
Location: Dana 1

Brandon Ripke
Academic Support Coordinator
Phone: 419-783-2414
bripke@defiance.edu
Location: Pilgrim Library 217

Kerry Rosebrook
Accountant

Phone: 419-783-2309
krosebrook@defiance.edu
Location: Defiance 214

Janelle Rubio
Assistant Director of Financial Aid 
Phone: 419-783-2364
jrubio@defiance.edu
Location: Serrick 204

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Courtney Sallee
Veteran, Transfer, & Adult Recruitment Coordinator
Phone: 419-783-2365
csallee@defiance.edu
Location: Serrick 112K

Security
Phone: 419-783-2625 
security@defiance.edu
Location: Hubbard 109

Barbara Sedlock
Lead Librarian and Coordinator of Metadata & Archives
Phone: 419-783-2487
bsedlock@defiance.edu
Location: Pilgrim Library 116

Service Learning
Phone: 419-783-2374

Chris Shank
Assistant Football Coach
Phone: 419-783-2583
cshank@defiance.edu
Location: Stadium 206

William Sholl, M.B.A.
Assistant Professor of Practice of Marketing
Phone: 419-783-2441
wsholl@defiance.edu
Location: Defiance 208C

Matthew Slawinski
Audio/Visual Coordinator
Phone: 419-783-2615
mslawinski@defiance.edu
Location: Pilgrim Library 104

Jim Sliwinski, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Phone: 419-783-2403
jsliwinski@defiance.edu
Location: Schauffler 209

Wendy Soltz, Ph.D.
Krieger Visiting Scholar in Religious Studies
Phone: 419-783-2523
wsoltz@defiance.edu
Location: Dana 13

Steven Sondergaard, JD
Professor of Criminal Justice
Phone: 419-783-2443
ssondergaard@defiance.edu
Location: Schauffler 204

Sports Information
Phone: 419-783-2566

Michael Starkey
Assistant Football Coach

Phone: 419-783-2447
mstarkey@defiance.edu
Location: Stadium 206

Kristen Stelzer
Administrative Assistant for Student Life
Phone: 419-783-2437
kstelzer@defiance.edu
Location: Hubbard Hall 128

Phillip Stelzer
Maintenance Technician

Phone: 419-783-2503
pstelzer@defiance.edu
Location: Physical Plant

Austin Straub
Assistant Baseball Coach
Phone: 419-783-2335
astraub@defiance.edu
Location: Smart Center 117

David Stuckey
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Phone: 419-783-2464
dstuckey@defiance.edu
Offices: Tenzer 203D

Student Activities
Phone: 419-783-2388
Location: Hubbard 109

Student Life
Phone: 419-783-2437
Fax: 419-783-2597
Location: Hubbard 130

Student Senate
Phone: 419-783-2421

Mary Ann Studer
Dean of the McMaster School
Phone: 419-783-2555
mstuder@defiance.edu
Location: Pilgrim Library 128

Swarm Shop
DC Apparel and Gift Store
Phone: 419-783-2576
Location: Hubbard 140

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Jeremy Taylor, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History
Phone: 419-783-2305
jtaylor@defiance.edu
Location: Dana 10

Michele Tinker
Interim Director of Development
Phone: 419-783-2303
mtinker@defiance.edu
Location: Defiance 216E

Kevin Tong, M.S.Ed., ATC
Assistant Professor of Athletic Training 
Head Athletic Trainer
Phone: 419-783-2340
ktong@defiance.edu
Location: Weaner Center 142BC

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Jenny Vincent
Head Women's Soccer Coach
Phone: 419-783-2475
jvincent@defiance.edu
Location: McMaster Center 105C

Gonzalo Vivas
Head Men's and Women's Tennis Coach
Phone: 419-783-2387
gvivas@defiance.edu
Location: McMaster Center 105F

Ron Vorlicky
Maintenance Technician
Phone: 419-783-2503
rvorlicky@defiance.edu
Location: Physical Plant

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Jocelyn Walker
Assistant Director of Admissions, Digital Marketing, and Communications
Phone: 419-783-2438
jwalker@defiance.edu
Location: Serrick 112C

Jennifer Walton
Director of Residence Life
Whitney, Jacket Suites, & Grand Ave Apt Hall Director

Phone: 419-783-2563
jwalton@defiance.edu
Location: Hubbard 126

Teresa Watkins
Administrative Assistant for Education
Phone: 419-783-2323
twatkins@defiance.edu
Location: Defiance 104

Monica Webb
Mail Services & Retail Store Coordinator
Phone: 419-783-2329
mwebb@defiance.edu
Location: Hubbard Hall 140

Webmaster
Kristi Jo Leaders
Assistant Director of Marketing
Phone: 419-783-2545
webmaster@defiance.edu
Location: Serrick 228C

Timothy Wedge, M.A., CFCE, MCSE, CISSP, A+
Associate Professor of Practice of Digital Forensic Science

Phone: 419-783-2415
twedge@defiance.edu
Location: Dana 7

Kathleen Westfall
Associate Athletic Trainer and Assistant Athletic Director
Phone: 419-783-2345
kwestfall@defiance.edu
Location: Weaner Center 142A

Sharon Wiemken
Director of Academic Technology and Online Learning
Phone: 419-783-2490
swiemken@defiance.edu
Location: Defiance Hall 203A

Josh Williams
Head Men's Golf Coach
Phone: 419-783-2386
jwilliams@defiance.edu
Location: McMaster Center 131

Taylor Williamson
ASD Affinity Program Coordinator
Phone: 419-783-2525
twilliamson@defiance.edu
Location: Dana 14

Earnest Wilson, III
Assistant Football Coach
Phone: 419-783-2583
ewilson@defiance.edu

Location: Stadium 206

Bridgette Winslow
Dean of the Institute for Pre-Health & Wellness Studies
Phone: 419-783-2395
bwinslow@defiance.edu
Location: Serrick 206

Women's Commission Gallery
Phone: 419-783-2521
Location: Dana Hall

Derek Woodley
Head Baseball Coach and Assistant Athletic Director
Phone: 419-783-2341
dwoodley@defiance.edu
Location: Smart Center 119

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Alesia Yakos-Brown, MSW, LISW
Associate Professor of Social Work
Phone: 419-783-2425
aybrown@defiance.edu
Location: Schauffler 207

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