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Learn the Art of Written Expression From Respected Experts

Access Antioch University’s experienced faculty and learn from published authors through Antioch’s online degree completion program’s liberal arts courses in literature and creative writing. Our faculty of literary leaders teach from personal and professional experience and share their real-world expertise, to help you achieve your goals as a writer.

Joseph Cronin, PhD
Director of Undergraduate Studies, Antioch University Connected

Dr. Joseph Cronin holds a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from Williams College, a master’s in Philosophy and Education from Teachers College, Columbia University, and a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Cincinnati. He served as the chair of the Humanities Division at Thomas More College in Northern Kentucky,... Read Entire Bio

Megan Bachman, MS
Adjunct Faculty

Megan Quinn Bachman is a journalist and environmental educator in Yellow Springs, Ohio. She is an award-winning reporter, columnist and photographer for the weekly Yellow Springs News, a columnist for the environmental news service website EcoWatch.com. She has written and lectured since 2003 on solutions to global... Read Entire Bio

Greg Belliveau, MFA
Adjunct Faculty, Literature and Creative Writing

Mr. Greg Belliveau is a 2008 Christopher Isherwood Grant Recipient, an Honorable Mention in Glimmer Train’s January 2012 Short-Short Fiction Contest, as well as the 2002 Christy Award finalist for Best First Novel Go Down To Silence (Multnomah: a Division of Random House, 2001) which will be coming out in e... Read Entire Bio

Brady Burkett, MA
Adjunct Faculty

Brady L. Burkett holds a B.A. in Humanities from Antioch University, an M.A. in Conflict Analysis and Engagement from Antioch and is currently working on his PhD in Media Psychology from Fielding University in Santa Barbara C.A. Mr. Burkett’s interdisciplinary interests include philosophy, communications theory, adu... Read Entire Bio

Matt Carson, MA

Matt Carson holds a master's in Social and Political Philosophy from Antioch University. As a Philosopher, his work focuses on Genealogical Historiographies and Marxist-Leninist theory. He is Director and Co-Founder of the Rust Belt School and has been published in several journals. He is currently working on a coll... Read Entire Bio

Todd Gilman, PhD
Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Todd Gilman holds a Ph.D. in English from the University of Toronto and an M.S. in Library and Information Science from Simmons College. He has taught a variety of humanities and writing courses for the University of Toronto, Boston University, and MIT; and journalism courses online for UMassAmherst. Since 2004... Read Entire Bio

William Hochstettler, Ph.D.
Teaching Faculty, Data Analytics Concentration

Bill Hochstetler has more than 25 years of experience teaching computer science, web development courses online. He served as chair of the master’s degree in computer science for 3 years and the chair of the web development program for 12 years at Franklin University and also taught at Lawrence Technological Univers... Read Entire Bio

Vincent Kovar, MA
Adjunct Faculty

Vincent is on the faculty of the Writing Department at Antioch University Seattle and is an award-winning Marketing & Communications professional who has worked with clients such as T-Mobile, Hasbro, and Adobe. He has sold more than 1000 blogs, articles, and stories to both print and online venues and holds a m... Read Entire Bio

Paul Lucas, PhD, EdS
Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Paul Lucas has been with Antioch University since 1987 as an adjunct faculty member. Paul earned his PhD in Educational Leadership from the University of Dayton and an Educational Specialist’s (EdS) degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Wright State University. In addition, Dr. Lucas holds a Master of Scienc... Read Entire Bio

Anne Maxham, PhD
Director of Writing, AU Virtual Writing Center

Anne is an educator with over 35 years of educational experience all reflecting her deep interest and commitment to supporting student writers. Her research interests are in composition, adult learning and writing apprehension, and writing communities. Anne began her career as a high school English teacher, moving i... Read Entire Bio

Tera L. McIntosh, PhD

Tera McIntosh received her BS from Slippery Rock University in Recreation Therapy, her MS from Carlow University in Non-Profit Management, and her PhD from Antioch University in Leadership and Change. Her doctoral work focuses on building community capacity, collaborative and restorative communities/practices, actio... Read Entire Bio

Sukhdev Nanda, MS
Adjunct Faculty

I go by the name Dev (pronounced Dave). I am engineer by training with Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Punjab University, India. I completed my Masters in Engineering from University of Wisconsin, Madison and Business Management from University of Dayton. I worked in various individual contributor and manag... Read Entire Bio

Leah Nelson, PhD
Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Leah Nelson’s professional and personal interests revolve around two key areas: holistic approaches to health and wellness and social justice issues related to developing awareness around the many forms and consequences of inequality and exclusion. She earned her MS in human services and PhD in general psycholog... Read Entire Bio

Stephen Peters, MS
Adjunct Faculty

Mr. Peters has over 25 years of experience in managing organizations and programs ranging from research and development (R&D) to product development and sales. He has real “hands-on” experience in implementing a variety of business disciplines including portfolio management, program/project management, market de... Read Entire Bio

Wendy Peters, PhD

Originally from Hawaii, Dr. Peters is Native Hawaiian and has a diverse background as an author, researcher, educator, and small business consultant. Specializing in both human and cultural development, Peters' work is concerned with the bio-psycho-social determinants of Native health disparities and the challenges... Read Entire Bio

Lisa Geichman Prosek, MA

Lisa Geichman Prosek holds a master’s degree in Victorian studies and a master’s in creative writing from Antioch University Midwest, where she began teaching in 2008, focusing on academic and creative writing as well as literature. Lisa also teaches online courses for Antioch University Connected. She specializes i... Read Entire Bio

Jocelyn Robinson, MA
Adjunct Faculty, Literature and Creative Writing

Ms. Jocelyn Robinson has worked in higher education and arts/cultural organizations for her entire professional life and has over two decades of experience, most of it at the director level. She holds a BA in Art History from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio and a master’s in Cultural Studies with a concentra... Read Entire Bio

David Ross, MS
Adjunct Faculty, Management and Project Management

Mr. David W. Ross has over 35 years of experience in executive and project management, information systems, communications, and training for government organizations and commercial companies. He has led the successful start-up of three service and technology businesses, providing overall management and strategic dir... Read Entire Bio

Lana Rotellini, MEd
Faculty Advisor, Liberal Studies AU Midwest

Lana Rotellini holds a Master of Education degree and a BA in Humanities from Antioch University McGregor. She is a Grand Reserve equestrian rider and a Telly Award-winning scriptwriter. She served as an intern at the State Department Bureau of Cultural Affairs where she worked with Fulbright Scholars and 144 embass... Read Entire Bio

Alexandra Salas, PhD
Adjunct Faculty

Alexandra is an e-learning education consultant. She also has extensive instructional design and post-secondary teaching experience in traditional and online platforms. For more than a decade she has taught interdisciplinary offerings from contemporary management, political science, French, composition to journalism... Read Entire Bio

Mary Ann Short, PhD
Associate Professor and Director External Partnerships, AU Connected

Dr. Mary Ann Short has been with Antioch University since 2013 serving in a variety of roles including academic leadership and faculty. Mary Ann has over 25 years of experience in higher education and the private sector. Her professional experiences range from large research university to small private, non-profit... Read Entire Bio

Sharon Short, MA
Executive Director, Antioch Writers' Workshop

Ms. Sharon Short is the author of the novel My One Square Inch of Alaska (Penguin Plume, 2013) in which a couple of siblings escape the strictures of the 1950s industrial Ohio town on the adventure of a lifetime. Opening chapters of this novel earned Sharon a 2012 Ohio Arts Council individual artist's grant... Read Entire Bio

Stephen Soto, DM
Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Stephen Soto has more than ten years of experience teaching both online and ground courses in a variety of disciplines (management, business, economics, finance and technology). His educational background includes a Doctor of Management (University of Phoenix), MBA and MA in Economics (Rutgers University), BS Co... Read Entire Bio

Carol Stoner
Adjunct Faculty

Professor Stoner has been teaching business law for nearly 20 years, at various universities. She holds an MBA from Xavier University, as well as a Juris Doctorate from Salmon P. Chase College of Law. Following her Bachelor of Science degree in Business from the University of Dayton, she was employed by a large corp... Read Entire Bio

Karin VanZant, MPA
Adjunct Faculty

Karin VanZant is the Executive Director of Life Services at CareSource. CareSource is the largest private provider of Medicaid in Ohio and the second largest provider in the United States. She will be building a new division of CareSource, Life Services, that will assist current Medicaid members to build a solid str... Read Entire Bio