CSU professor is among Top 25 African American Professors in Ohio

Contact:  Dr. Gayle Barge, gbarg@centralstate.edu, (937) 376-6216

                Edwina Harris, eharris@centralstate.edu, (937) 376-6198


For Immediate Release

WILBERFORCE, OH – Dr. Mervyn R. Joseph is among the Top 25 African American Professors in Ohio for 2013, according to StateStats.org. and OnlineSchoolsOhio.com.  The two sites set out to find post-secondary educators who had been recognized recently for excellence in the classroom, on campus and in the community. The six top professor lists include the following:

  • Top 25 STEM Professors in Ohio
  • Top 25 African American Professors in Ohio 
  • Top 20 Nursing Professors in Ohio
  • Top 22 Law Professors in Ohio
  • Top 22 Business Professors in Ohio
  • Top 22 Education Professors in Ohio

“Our goal with the top professors’ project is to recognize some of Ohio’s stand-out educators and mentors,” said Wes Ricketts, Vice President and General Manager of StateStats.org. “When our site visitors expressed deep interest in learning about the people who make the state’s colleges and universities truly tick, we were honored to oblige.” 

Joseph is an associate professor of music education who conducts research into the Black music aesthetic, urban teacher education and international music education.  He holds a Doctor of Philosophy in music education from Indiana University- Bloomington.

About Central State University:

Founded in 1887, Central State University academically prepares students with diverse backgrounds and educational needs for leadership and service in an increasingly complex and rapidly changing world. The University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

About StateStats.org

StateStats.org is a non-profit organization that builds free, open source tools with the goal of increasing accessibility to education and information through the use of new technologies. While a fairly young company,StateStats.org has become a leader in providing educational tools to libraries, high schools, and career centers across the country.

About OnlineSchoolsOhio.com

OnlineSchoolsOhio.com strives to provide Ohio citizens with information about alternative post-secondary educational options, as well as information and advice regarding career choices in the state. While it recognizes the importance of traditional colleges and universities, OnlineSchoolsOhio.com understands that the landscape of education is changing and works to suit the needs of a broader student base.




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