Faculty in Residence
Research suggests that faculty interaction can have a positive impact on high risk students' social and academic integration and college persistence, thus benefiting the students and the University as a whole. Faculty also report a multitude of personal and professional benefits associated with living on campus. Many institutions have created a Faculty in Residence Program to increase faculty student interaction outside of the classroom, to create a more seamless experience for students, to enhance learning and development in the residential environment, and to allow for a greater personalization of the residential environment.
Faculty in Residence live full time within the residence halls and provide mentorship and educational opportunities to aid students in their academic and personal success. Faculty in Residence work closely with the residence life staff to create a residential environment that is conducive to academic success.
Meet our Faculty in Residence:
Dr. Shannon Godlove
Dr. Shannon Godlove is an Assistant Professor of English and serves as the English department's specialist in medieval literature and the Coordinator of CSU's Interdisciplinary Certificate Program in Medieval and Renaissance Studies. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Medieval Studies from Smith College and a MA and Ph.D in English Literature from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In 2016, she was the recipient of CSU's Teaching Excellence Award.
Dr. Godlove first developed a fascination with medieval literature and languages when she discovered a copy of Chaucer's Middle English poem The Canterbury Tales on the shelf in a public library in the seventh grade. Every time she teaches....
Dr. Uma Sridharan
Dr. Uma Sridharan is Professor of Accounting and Finance and Chair of the Department of Accounting and Finance at the Turner College of Business. She came to the United States from India on student visa in 1984 to do a Ph.D in Business Administration at the University of Iowa and to pursue a career in teaching.
In 1994, Dr. Sridharan became a US citizen. She is married with two grown children and loves teaching, cooking, gardening, serving the community. She actively engages with the CSU and Columbus community during tax season preparing taxes with the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program in partnership with Goodwill Southern Rivers.
Dr. Sridharan greatly cherishes the privilege of being the Residence Hall Mom at Clearview Hall and looks forward to meeting you!