Students and faculty interested in learning more about the CHC should contact their school’s primary CHC contact (listed below). For general inquiries, please email

Case Western Reserve University

Primary CWRU Contact

Kurt Koenigsberger, Ph.D.
CHC Director
Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Department of English

Brian J. Clites, Ph.D.
CHC Co-Director and Co-PI
Associate Director, Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities
Senior Instructor, Department of Religious Studies

Lisa Nielson, Ph.D.
CHC Associate Director

Anisfield-Wolf SAGES Fellow
Phone: 216-368-0588

Cuyahoga Community College

Primary Tri-C Contact

Denise McCory, Ed.D.
President, Tri-C Metropolitan Campus

David Bernatowicz, M.A.
CHC Faculty Lead
Associate Professor, Department of History

Andy Sokolich
Program Manager, Online Associate of Arts
Adjunct Faculty, General Studies

Lakeland Community College

Primary Lakeland Contact

 Erin Fekete, PhD.
Dean of Arts & Sciences

Lorain County Community College

Primary LCCC Contact

Brenda Pongracz, Ed.D.
Associate Provost, University Partnerships
Dean, Arts & Humanities
Phone: 440-366-7192

Laurel (Laurie) Gibbs
University Partnership Transfer Coordinator
University Center Building (UC104)
Phone: 440-366-4949