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Professors in ODU's History program have a wealth of experience in personalizing programs that can prepare a student for graduate school, such as Honors courses, independent study and a senior seminar paper. 
Dr. Kathleen Riley and Dr. Matthew Ponesse are Dominican Associates who work with the founding Congregation and the Dominican Sisters of Peace/St. Mary of the Springs in support of Ohio Dominican's mission and values. 

Full-Time History Faculty

Ponesse, Matthew D.
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Associate Professor

History

Sansbury Hall, Room 243

  • Ph.D., University of Toronto
  • M.A., University of Toronto
  • B.A., University of Toronto

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Riley, Kathleen L.
Kathleen Riley

Professor & Department Head

History

Wehrle 301

  • Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
  • M.A., University of Notre Dame 
  • B.A., Nazareth College of Rocheste

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Arts & Letters Division

"The Common Good & Historical Challenges," by Dr. Matthew Ponesse