ODU Welcomes New Faculty Members



Columbus, OH Ohio Dominican University is excited to welcome the following new faculty members to help kick off the 2013-14 academic year: 

Timothy Budnik, D.O.,assistant clinical professor in Physician Assistant Studies, earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, Mo. 

Kate Fishley, Ph.D., assistant professor of Education, earned her doctorate in Special Education from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Fishley teaches Special Education at the graduate and undergraduate levels. 

Anjel Stough-Hunter, Ph.D., visiting assistant professor of Sociology, earned her doctorate in Rural Sociology from The Ohio State University, and her master’s in Medical Anthropology from University College London, London, England. 

Abu Nahian Faisal Khan, Ph.D.,assistant professor of Finance, earned his doctorate in Financial Economics at the University of New Orleans, New Orleans, La. Khan teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Finance, and is developing courses to support traditional and online programs. 

Alae Loukili, D.Sc.,assistant professor of Computer Science, earned his Doctor of Science in Information Technology from Towson University, Towson, Md. Loukili teaches undergraduate courses in Computer Science and Software Engineering.  

Kim Masturzo, M.Ed., visiting assistant professor of Education, earned her M.Ed. from John Carroll University. Masturzo has been an adjunct instructor at ODU for five years and primarily teaches Early and Middle Childhood Social Studies Methods courses and supervises student teachers.   

Cameron Powell, M.S., assistant clinical professor in Physician Assistant Studies, earned his Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Nebraska’s College of Medicine, Omaha, Neb. Prior to joining ODU, Powell worked for Mt. Carmel St. Ann’s Hospital Emergency Department for more than 10 years. 

Ted A. Zigler, Ph.D., visiting assistant professor of Education, earned his doctorate in Educational Administration from the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio. Zigler brings 30 years of educational experiences from five school districts around Ohio, as a teacher, coach, guidance counselor, athletic director, assistant principal, principal and assistant superintendent. In 2007, he was the coordinator of the Online Master of Education program at ODU. 

Ohio Dominican University is a comprehensive four-year, private, liberal arts and master’s institution, founded in 1911 in the Catholic Dominican tradition. The University has approximately 2,700 students and offers undergraduate degrees in 43 majors as well as nine graduate degree programs. Ohio Dominican uses a student-centered approach, with a commitment to quality teaching and learning.