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Welcome to our new faculty researchers for 2021-2022

Welcome to our new faculty researchers for 2021-2022

Findings Staff Report | Sept. 7, 2021

The Office of Research is thrilled to welcome all of the new faculty at the University of Cincinnati this 2021-2022 academic year.

We want to give a special shout-out to the 44 individuals who attended the research portion of New Faculty Orientation.

To all of our faculty researchers, the Office of Research is here for you, with many research development programs and opportunities for funding. New Faculty Orientation session on research activities and support is open to all faculty in the spring semester. Click to learn more.

College of Allied Health Sciences

Demetra Castillo

Amanda Simmons


College of Arts and Sciences

John Adams*

Amina Adjepong

Abby Bishop

Ashley Johann

Danielle Kellogg

Rockford Sison *


College of Business

Daniel Peat


Clermont College

Stephanie Alcantar

Kristi Hall

Diane Kallmeyer

Jodi Miller *

Erin Morrow

Erin Peters

Maria Stallons

College Conservatory of Music

Aaron Almashy

Kristin Lee

Elizabeth Payne

Emily Porter


College of Education, Criminal Justice & Human Services

Jenifer Conrad

Nora McDonald

Saheed Popoola


College of Engineering & Applied Science

Magdalen “Maggie” Allen *

Jillian Aurisano

Kishan Bellur

Sameh Eisa

Vesna Novak

Toju Omaghomi *

David Reeping

Jing Tang

So Yoon Yoon


College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning

Anca Matyiku

Christopher Platts

Hayden Shelby

Wei Wang


College of Medicine

Erica Fatica

Wei-Wen Hsu

Menaka Mahendran

Amanda Wasylishen


College of Nursing

Ann Gakumo

Aaron Murnan

Shannon White

Yuqing Zhang


Questions about research development at UC? Contact Assistant Vice President for Faculty Research Development Teri Reed

*Indicates the individual is not full-time, but is serving as an adjunct assistant professor, adjunct Instructor, instructor, visiting instructor or a post doc fellow.