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Jeffrey Giesey

Associate Dean for Academics, Associate Professor
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Dean's Office
Stocker Center 233
Phone: 740.593.1573

Jeff Giesey has been at Ohio University for 24 years. He assumed the duties of associate dean for academics in July 2012. For the four years preceding this, he was co-director of the University’s transition from quarters to semesters. Currently co-chair for the university’s first year council, he also has served as assistant chair in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and held a Fulbright Fellowship in Namibia where he helped the Polytechnic of Namibia develop their first bachelor’s degree program in engineering. He also initiated the college’s student chapter of Engineers without Borders.

Research Interests: engineering educations, appropriate technology, power systems

All Degrees Earned: Ph.D., Bioengineering, University of Michigan, 1989; M.S., Electrical Engineering, Michigan State University, 1986; B.S., Electrical Engineering, Michigan State University, 1983


  • US Dept of State-Fulbright Scholar Program, “Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the Polytechnic of Namibia: Teaching, Program Development and Study of Constituent Involvement”
  • Russ College of Engineering and Technology Outstanding Teaching Award, 2000

Something you may not know about me: My wife and I live in Treudley Hall as Faculty in Residence.