BHSEC Cleveland

Information Sessions

Bard High School Early College Cleveland West will host Open Houses for prospective students and their families on:
Thursday, 2/8
Tuesday, 3/13

Information sessions start at 5:00 pm and are held at the school (13501 Terminal Ave).
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Current Faculty

Brandon Abood
Faculty in Literature
M.F.A. Creative Writing, University of Washington; B.A. Journalism

John Lewis Adams
Faculty in Social Sciences (History)
Ph.D. African-American and United States History, Rutgers University-New Brunswick; M.A. African-American Studies/History, University of Wisconsin-Madison; B.A. English and History, University of Wisconsin-Madison

K. Yawa Agbemabiese
Faculty in Special Education and History
Ph.D. Curriculum and Instruction: Foundations in Education/Critical Cultural Studies, Ohio University; M.A. International Affairs: African Studies, Ohio University; B.A. African American and African Studies, The Ohio State University

Craig Atzberger
Faculty in Mathematics
Ph.D. Systems & Control Engineering, Case Western Reserve University; M.S. Management Science, Weatherhead School of Management; Advanced B.A. Mathematics, Occidental College

Benjamin Bagocius
Faculty in Literature
Ph.D. English, Indiana University, Bloomington; M.A. English, Indiana University, Bloomington; M.F.A. Creative Writing (Poetry), The New School, New York, NY; B.A. English, with distinction, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH

Brett Baisch
Faculty in Physical Education and Health
M.Ed. Health Education & Promotion, Kent State University; B.S. Physical Education, The University of Akron

Irene Clement
Faculty in World Languages (Spanish)
M.A. Spanish, Kent State University; B.A. Social Work, Cleveland State University

Kristin Collins
Faculty in Social Sciences (History)
Ph.D. Russian History, The Ohio State University; M.A. Slavic and East European Studies, The Ohio State University; M.A. Modern American History, Florida State University; B.A. History & Ancient Greek, University of New Hampshire

Jennifer Marquez Eccher
Faculty in Arts (Dance)
M.F.A Dance through Hollins University in association with The American Dance Festival (Duke University), The Frankfurt Conservatory of Performing Arts (Germany) and The Forsythe Company (Germany); B.F.A. Dance Performance and Composition, Kent State University

John S. Hogue
Faculty in Social Sciences (History)
Ph.D. History, University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.A. History, University of Wisconsin-Madison; B.A. History, Kalamazoo College

Gwendolyn M. Kinebrew
Faculty in Sciences (Biology)
Ph.D. Cell and Developmental Biology, Temple University; M.A. Cell and Developmental Biology, Temple University; B.S. Biology, Arcadia University

Evan McCormick
Faculty in World Languages (Chinese)
M.A Chinese Literature, University of Kansas; M.S. Education, Language Pedagogy Emphasis, University of Kansas; B.A. TESOL, Carroll College

Alan S. Mintz
Faculty in Arts (Visual, Studio)
MA Ed in Art Education, Case Western Reserve University; MFA in Painting, Ohio University; BFA in Painting, Cleveland Institute of Art

Guy Andre Risko
Faculty in Literature
Ph.D. in American Literature, Binghamton University; M.A. in English and Young Adult Literature, Binghamton University; B.A. in Philosophy and English Literature, University of Pittsburgh

Ángel Rolón
Faculty in World Languages (Spanish)
M.A. in Spanish - Latin American Studies, Cleveland State University; B.A. in Spanish, Ohio Wesleyan University

Karen Rodríguez
Faculty in Arts (Visual)
Ph.D. Cultural Studies, University of Kent (UK); M.A.A. Masters of Applied Anthropology, University of Maryland-College Park; M.A. Latin American Studies, University of Wisconsin; B.A. French Literature, University of Maryland-College Park

​Sweer Shah
Faculty in Mathematics
M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction, Cleveland State University; M.S. Mathematics, Cleveland State University; B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Pune, India

Ling-Ling Shih
Faculty in World Languages (Chinese)
Ph.D. and M.A. Cultural Anthropology, State University of New York at Albany; M.A. in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, Middlebury College; B.A. in English, California State University at Sacramento

Monica Sislak
Faculty in Mathematics
M.A. Education, University of Michigan; B.A. Mathematics, Northwestern University

Jennifer Sweeney
Faculty in Literature
Ph.D. English, Literature, and Rhetoric, Binghamton University; B.A. English, University of Pittsburgh 

Christine Ticknor
Faculty in Sciences (Biology)
Ph.D. Genetics, Yale University; M.Phil Genetics, Yale University; M.Ed. John Carroll University; B.A. Biology, Case Western Reserve University 

Steven Wang
Faculty in Sciences (Chemistry)
Ph.D. in Environmental Toxicology, University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.Ed., John Carroll University; B.S. in Environmental Science, Tunghai University, Taiwan, R.O.C.

Maria Willard
Faculty in Sciences (Physics)
Ph.D. in Physics, University of Delaware; B.A. in Physics, University of Ioannina (Greece)

Dumaine Williams
Faculty in Sciences (Biology)
Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology, Stony Brook University; M.A. in Educational Leadership, Montclair State University; B.A. in Biology, Bard College

Erika Williams
Faculty in Social Sciences (Psychology)
M.A. Clinical Psychology, Antioch University; B.A. Psychology, Bard College