The Ohio State University at Mansfield


Speaker's Bureau

Are you interested in hosting these individuals as speakers?

Please contact Terri Fox in the Advancement Office at 419-755-4116 or fox.215@osu.edu .

Berra, Tim M.
Academy Professor and Professor Emeritus, Evolution, Ecology & Organismal Biology

  • Bourbon: What the Educated Drinker Should Know
  • Charles Darwin: The Concise Story of an Extraordinary Man
  • Chasing Nurseryfish and Avoiding Crocodiles in Northern Australia
  • Darwin & His Children: His Other Legacy
  • Life History of the Australian Salamanderfish: Fishing With a Shovel and a Firetruck
  • Recovery and Preservation of a Megamouth Shark from Western Australia
  • The Biology of the Komodo Dragon: The World's Largest Living Lizard

Consultant
  • Australia and its Natural History
  • Consultant: Fish Identification
  • Stream Ecology
Bowen, Rachel
Associate Professor
  • Crime and social conditions in Central America
  • Impeachment (international perspectives)
  • Immigration issues (primarily from Central America)
  • Judicial Reform (primarily international)
  • Politics of Central America and Latin America
  • Politics of courts and the rule of law
  • Women’s rights (especially with international perspective)
Bucci, Terri Teal
Associate Professor, Education: Teaching and Learning
  • Education in Developing Countries
  • Grant Writing: Finding, Creating, Writing, & Evaluation
  • Teaching Mathematics through the Process Standards: Representations, Reasoning/Proof, Connections, Communications, and Problem Solving
  • Teaching Mathematics through Modeling
  • Using Backwards Design in Organizations and Schools
Callahan, Cynthia A.
Associate Professor, English
  • African American Literature and Culture
  • Ethnic American Literature
  • Multiracial Identity
  • The Culture of Adoption and Kinship in the United States, including Transracial Adoption, Domestic and International
Constantinou, Stavros
Associate Professor, Geography
  • Ethnicity, with special emphasis on Greek Americans
  • Geography of Southern Europe
  • Migration (Greek and Cypriot)
Costa, Ozeas S.
Associate Professor, School of Earth Sciences
  • Brazil: Culture and nature in a land of contrasts:
  • GIS for managing public utilities
  • How good is Your water
  • Life and change at the Ohio River Basin
  • Using GIS for managing natural resources
  • Using GIS for prevention of natural disasters
  • Using GIS in the health sector
  • Water: How much do we need and how much is available
Hartz, Glenn
Professor, Philosophy
  • Ethics
  • Loss and Grief
  • Philosophy
  • Religion
  • Technology and Human Values
Jones, Norman
Dean and Associate Professor, English
  • The Bible & Literature
  • William Faulkner
Kennedy, Gary
Professor, Mathematics
  • Jared Mansfield
Kitchen, Dawn
Professor of Anthropology and Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology
  • An overview of faculty research at Ohio State Mansfield
  • Convocation, commencement, or other inspirational-type speech
  • General talk on anthropology
  • General talk on primatology, primates, or animal behavior
  • Monkey talk: Finding meaning in primate communication (similar to above but for younger audience
  • Trouble in Paradise: My Scary Adventures in International Locations
  • What monkey vocalization studies can tell us about the uniqueness of human speech
Kolkovich, Elizabeth
Associate Professor, English
  • Early English Women Writer
  • Shakespeare
  • The Lost Art of Letter-Writing
  • The Pageantry and Politics of Elizabeth I
Mazzocco, Philip
Assistant Professor of Psychology
  • Color-Blind Racism
  • Racial Disparity
  • Racism
Poggo, Scopas S.
Associate Professor, African American & African Studies
  • African American Studies
  • From Military Rule to Multi-Party Democracy in Africa
  • Kuku Folklore
  • Kuku Traditional Religion before the Arrival of Christianity, 1880-1915
  • The Root causes of the Sudanese Civil Wars, 1965-2018
  • The Changing Patterns of Marriage Among the Kuku People of Southern Sudan, 1880-2002
  • The Origins & Culture of Blacksmiths in Kuku Society
Consultant
  • African History
  • Medieval Islamic History
  • Kuku History and Culture
  • Modern Middle East
  • Sudanese and South Sudan History
Putikka, Bill
Professor of Physics
Schopieray, Pamela
Director, Career Development & Internships
  • Career Planning: Self Assessment and Career Exploration
  • Career Planning: Becoming More Competitive through Leadership, Community Service and Internship Experiences
  • Career Planning: The MBTI and Career Development
  • Job Search Strategies & Techniques • Getting Started
  • Sources of Job Listings
  • The Art of Resume and Cover Letter Writing
Stewart, Rick
Academic Advisor
  • Academic Problem Solving
  • Preparing for College
  • Returning to College after an Extended Absence
  • Setting Goals Related to Academic Planning
  • Strategies for Academic Success in College
Tanner, Heather
Associate Professor, History
  • Islam & the West
  • Popular Piety in the Middle Ages
  • Power, Piety & Production - Medieval Women
  • The 12th Economic Take Off
Thrasher, John
Associate Professor, Art
  • From Lake Beds to Your Home......and Beyond, Clay in Art and Industry

Consultant
  • Ceramics
  • Components of coloration in glazes
  • Drawing
  • Glaze Calculation & Coloration
  • Mural Painting
  • Sculptural Fabrication Using a Variety of Materials & Techniques
Tovey, David
Associate Professor, Emeritus, Music
  • Issues and Trends in Sacred Music
  • Multicultural Education Mexican Culture
  • Musical Leadership for Elementary Classroom Teachers
  • Organ Recitalist and Choral Clinician
Wood, Cindy
Director of Development and Community Relations
  • State of the Campus
  • Special Initiatives and Programs
  • History of Ohio State Mansfield