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Liberal Arts Faculty

Elizabeth Hoag

Title Lecturer
Department Liberal Arts
Phone 216.421.7000

Courses  Anthropology | Prehispanic Civilizations: The Aztec, the Maya + the Inca

Danielle Deibel

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Liberal Arts
Phone 216.421.7000

Andrew Dolan

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Liberal Arts
Phone 216.421.7000

Courses  Art + Design History I: Ancient-18th Century | Art + Design History II: 18th Century-1945

Paul Hanson

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Liberal Arts
Phone 216.421.7000

Kristine Kelly

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Liberal Arts
Phone 216.421.7000

Matthew Kiroff

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Liberal Arts
Phone 216.421.7000

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Scott Lax

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Liberal Arts
Phone 216.421.7000

Courses  Screenwriting

Degree BA, English: Hiram College

Scott Lax was called, "A master wordsmith of the first order," by The Midwest Book Review. He has been a Bread Loaf Writers' Conference Bernard J. O'Keefe Scholar in Nonfiction and Sewanee Writers' Conference Walter E. Dakin Fellow in Fiction. Scott was presented with a Resolution of Congratulations for his body of work from Cleveland City Council in 2002, named the 2002 Midwest Filmmaker of the Year by the Cleveland International Film Festival, named to a list of Hiram College’s “Illustrious Alumni,” along with poet Vachel Lindsay, and elected to the Chagrin Falls High School Alumni Achievement Hall of Fame in 2016.The Denver Postcalled Scott’s first novel, The Year That Trembled, "powerful," and named it one of 1998’s "Milestones in Fiction.” The Midwest BookReview called his second novel, Vengeance Follows, “A minor masterpiece of suspense and human nature.” He’s a produced playwright, an award-winning movie producer, short story, nonfiction writer, and journalist. Scott is also a TV writer who has written for ESPN and Comedy Central, among others. Previous to teaching for CIA, Scott taught at University School and Hiram College, and is periodically on faculty at writers’ conferences in North and South Carolina and Ohio. Scott’s also a professional drummer who's played with Bo Diddley, among others. He’s currently writing a screenplay adaptation of Vengeance Follows.

Cynthia McGrae

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Liberal Arts
Phone 216.421.7000

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