Dean's Office

Greetings! Welcome to the College of Arts and Sciences, the largest and most diverse college at Kent State University.

Our departments and majors include the natural sciences, social sciences, and the humanities: providing all students with an opportunity to participate in a robust liberal arts education. Almost every student at Kent State takes at least one course in Arts & Sciences, thanks to our broad range of rigorous core coursework, so we are uniquely positioned to help you, and all Kent State students succeed. At Kent State University Students First is a core value: a value that is foundational to this college. As such, Arts & Sciences serves as the backbone of the university as we prepare you for your place in an increasingly fast-paced global society where your talents and attitudes will help bring about the equal, just, and prosperous society that we all dream about. Our College is home to world-class research institutes, researchers and faculty—all of whom are here for you. We all look forward to greeting you and your ideas, curiosity and enthusiasm for learning soon.

-Mandy Munro-Stasiuk, Ph.D., Dean, College of Arts & Sciences

Dr. Munro-Stasiuk's bio

Deans & Administration

Mandy Munro-Stasiuk, Ph.D.

Dean, College of Arts & Sciences
Ph.D., University of Alberta, 1999

  • Michelle Finan
    Coordinator, Operations & Special Projects  

Eric M. Mintz, Ph.D.

Senior Associate Dean, Budget and Faculty Affairs
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz, 1995

Keiran Dunne, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, Graduate Affairs
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 2000

  • Michelle Etling
    Special Assistant to the Associate Dean, Graduate Affairs

Deirdre (Dee) Warren, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, Curriculum and Undergraduate Education
Ph.D., Sam Houston State University, 2009

  • Lisa Strebler
    Administrative Assistant to the Associate Dean, Curriculum and Undergraduate Education

Kristin Stasiowski, Ph.D.

Assistant Dean, International Programs and Education Abroad
Ph.D., Yale University, 2009

Brian Barasch

Director, External Affairs and Communication
M.B.A., Loyola University, 2021

Scott Cornell

Senior RCM Manager
Master of Technology, Kent State University, 2016

David J. Grober

Philanthropic Advisor / Senior Director
B.A. Kent State University, 1983

Joshua Talbott

Director, Information Technologies
Master of Technology, Kent State University, 2012