UC Clermont

Social Sciences Faculty

Department Faculty Information

Department Chair

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Greg D. Loving

Professor, Clermont Philosophy

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Program Manager

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Lori Vine

Program Manager, English, Languages and Fine Arts; Social Sciences

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Department Personnel

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Bernadette E. Dietz

Professor, Clermont Sociology

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Patricia E Friel

Professor, Clermont Communications

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Habtu Ghebre-Ab

Professor, Clermont HIST/PS/PHIL

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Jill M. Gomez

Assoc Professor, Clermont Human/Social Svcs

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Dr. Jill Gomez, Jill Gomez, LISW-S, LICDC-CS is a full-time, tenured faculty member at UC Clermont College. In 2016 she became a certified Chopra Center Perfect Health Ayurveda Instructor.   As an Ayurveda educator she is commitment to teaching mindfulness/meditation and balance to graduate level students and/or other interested individuals. Dr. Gomez has spent the past the past 30 years serving individuals and families impacted by substance use disorders. Prior to her work as a consultant she worked part-time for the Mental Health and Recovery Board in Warren and Clinton County. Her work on the local level has been extensive as well as her role as a CARF accreditation surveyor.
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Kathleen M Hulgin

Associate Professor, Clermont Education

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Frederic James Krome

Professor, Clermont HIST/PS/PHIL

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Professor Krome received his Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati in 1992. He taught at Northern Kentucky University prior to joining the staff at the Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives in 1998. He also taught classes for the Judaic Studies Program and the A & S History department.  In 2007 he joined the faculty at the University of Clermont College, where he is now a Professor of History.
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Ronald P Leslie

Professor, Clermont Psychology

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Sherry Ann Long

Asst Professor, Clermont Education

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Noah MacKenzie

Assoc Professor, Clermont Psychology

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Wanda McCarthy

Professor, Clermont Psychology

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Meera Rastogi

Professor, Clermont Psychology



Meera Rastogi is an associate professor of psychology at the University of Cincinnati, Clermont College. She received tenure in 2006 from Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin, where she was an associate professor of psychology, director of the Center for Multicultural Education and Ethnic Studies Program, and the clinical counseling coordinator. In August of 2015, Dr. Rastogi completed a master's degree in art therapy and developed the University of Cincinnati's Pre-Art Therapy Certificate Program. Her teaching areas include general psychology, psychopathology, counseling theories and techniques, multicultural psychology, and art therapy. In addition to teaching, Dr. Rastogi runs art therapy groups for a recovery-focused center for adults who have a mental illness diagnosis and art groups for older adults with dementia. Additional information is available at http://www.ucclermont.edu/academics/academic-departments/social-sciences/ss-faculty/rastogi.html
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James E Westheider

Professor, Clermont HIST/PS/PHIL

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Wei Zha

Assoc Professor, Clermont Communications