Skip to: Main Content Search Main Navigation Audience Navigation
Military Friendly School Award
College Credit Plus
Ohio University Proctorville Center
Course Offerings
Request Information
My Ohio Success Network


We have outstanding faculty at the Southern campus. You will find our faculty to be engaged in their academic areas. They are instructors, researchers and authors who publish and present nationally and internationally. They engage students and give them opportunities to present their work at the national level. Our faculty enrich the lives of students in the way they teach and leave impressions that last a lifetime. They are accomplished professionals in their fields who bring valuable experience to the classroom.
Dr. Bowe
Craig Bowe, Ph.D, program coordinator for the Environmental Engineering Technology degree at Ohio University Southern. Dr. Bowe's research is at the interface of environmental science, chemistry, public health and surface chemistry where he applies analytical techniques to address questions ranging from heavy metal remediation to the detection and removal of persistent chemicals including pharmaceuticals from the environment. His scientific expertise is in two main areas: (1) Heavy Metal Remediation and (2) Detection of trace chemical agents in the environment.

CarterOriana Carter, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, is conducting environmental research and field studies with undergraduate students to investigate (1) developmental defects in amphibians due to herbicide exposure and (2) microprogation of endangered species. Dr. Carter has published articles on science education, including "Fueling a Future Beyond the Coal Mines" and "Advancing Science Education on a Rural Campus" as well as developed a new laboratory exercise "Encephalogram (EEG) Using a Negative Ionizer to Record Alteration in Brain Wave Activity" for iWorx Physiology. Currently, the OU-Southern biology department is constructing hydro-geologic interactive map for Lawrence County, which can be used for future environmental and water quality awareness studies.
dr_crawford1Mikiko Crawford, Ph.D., Professor of Communication Studies, has gained national/global recognition as a researcher on Japanese War Brides. She co-authored, Japanese War Brides in America: An Oral History, which features the stories of 19 Japanese war brides who came to the united states after WWII.




Haley1Hayley Haugen, Ph.D., holds a Doctorate in twentieth-century American literature and an MFA in poetry. She teaches American Literature and creative writing as an Assistant Professor of English. Her recent critical essays appear in On the Literary Nonfiction of Nancy Mairs and The Body of Medical Culture. Her poetry can be found in Cimarron, Columbia Magazine, The Charlotte Review, and Wordwrights.


Charles W. Jarrett, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Sociology, presents papers at conferences and publishes articles in professional journals on the Gullah/Geechees, the descendants of formerly enslaved Africans living along the coastal regions of South Carolina, Georgia and northern Florida. Charles has authored one book Journey to Wholeness and will publish a novel entitled Passage of Faith with Joggling Board Press, Inc. in Charleston, South Carolina.






Deborah Marinski, Ph.D., Campus Program Liaison of History, authored a book examining the life and presidency of William McKinley, as well as his role as the first modern President. Deborah recently presented at the National Phi Alpha Theta Biennial History Conference and the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference.





moore_don copyDon Moore, Director/Assistant Professor, has a long and successful career as a broadcaster and instructor has helped shape his academic research interests. His practical work in the field and the classroom provide ample opportunity for data collection in the fields of broadcasting and video/film production. Presently, Professor Moore is using two productions—Electronic Media’s coverage of regional sports and a documentary film for Miki Crawford’s Japanese War Brides project—as opportunities for data collection and analysis of the theory behind the practice.
penningtonNicole Pennington, D.N.P., Dean of Ohio University Southern and an Associate Professor of Nursing, focuses her scholarly endeavors in the area of improving adolescent health outcomes. Her work has been published in peer-reviewed journals, and she has presented at multiple national nursing conferences. Dr. Pennington was recently named Regional Outstanding Faculty Member by her Ohio University peers.









Yehong Shao-Lucas, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Mathematics, is conducting research in the use of SmartPens, Graph Theory, Matroids and Combinatorics. Her research has been published in Discrete Applied Mathematics, Journal of Combinatorial Theory Series B, and the European Journal of Combinatorics.