2021 Steering Committee

The Climate Study Steering Committee includes a cross section of Kent State University students, faculty and staff.

Committee Co-Leads

N. J. Akbar, associate vice president, Division of Diversity Equity and Inclusion
Robert Hamilton, associate professor, Biological Sciences (Stark)
Mandy Munro-Stasiuk, interim dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Committee Members

Manuel J. Albacete, faculty, College of Architecture and Environmental Design (Stark Campus)
Carmen Blakely, associate professor, Department of Health Sciences
Gina Campana, formerly, assistant director, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 
Cristin Compton, associate professor, School of Communication Studies
Ed Dauterich, professor, Department of English
Cathy Dubois, associate dean, graduate and online programs, Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship
Jean Engohang-Ndong, associate professor, Department of Biological Sciences (Tuscarawas Campus)
Gregory Gibson, associate professor and director of Survey Research Lab, Department of Sociology and Criminology
Liz Henry, senior director, marketing strategy and research, University Communications and Marketing
Ben Hollis, executive director, Kent State Online
A. Bathi Kasturiarachi, associate professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences (Stark Campus)
Mike Kavulic, assistant vice president, Division of Research and Sponsored Programs
Sarah Malcolm, executive director, Office of Global Education
Darcy McBride, academic services coordinator, Office of Student Accessibility and Tutoring (Stark Campus)
Daniel Diaz Nilsson, director, Office of Diversity Outreach and Development, College of Education, Health and Human Services 
Susan Perry, assistant provost, Office of Accreditation, Assessment and Learning
James Raber, executive director, information services, educational technology and service management, Division of Information Technology
Renee Romine, formerly, executive director, Office of Training and Development and Human Resources Communications
Timothy Rose, field operations coordinator, Survey Research Lab, Department of Sociology and Criminology
Wayne Schneider, director, Division of Institutional Research
Linnea Stafford, senior institutional research information officer, Division of Institutional Research
Jordyn Stoll, biological sciences major
Lisa Testa, associate professor, School of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies
Yvonna Washington-Greer, assistant vice president, equity, identity and success, Division of Student Affairs
Craig Wawrosch, sociology and criminology major, project manager for the Survey Research Lab
Connor D. Wilcox, doctoral student, College of Communication and Information
Jeremy Williams, assistant professor, Department of Geology