Centre College Directory


Use the directory below to search for contact information relevant to the Centre community. Should you not find the necessary information, please contact us using the main number listed below.


Telephone Number:

The main telephone number for Centre College is 859.238.5200. Calls to this number will be routed to the appropriate extension. In an after-hours emergency, call 859.236.4357.

Mailing Address:

Centre College
600 West Walnut Street
Danville, KY 40422


Office Hours:

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Closed from noon to 1 p.m. for lunch)
Monday – Friday, excluding College holidays




Mark L. Galatowitsch

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Assistant Professor of Biology Biology Work Office: Young Hall-221 Work Phone: 859.238.5320 Website: http://sites.google.com/site/marklgalatowitsch/

Mark Galatowitsch joined Centre’s faculty in 2015 as assistant professor of biology.

His research focuses on the strategies aquatic and terrestrial invertebrates use to exploit dynamic environments. Galatowitsch uses a combination of extensive field surveys, field and laboratory experiments, and population genetics to test hypotheses in ecology and evolution. He has studied life-histories of generalist aquatic insects that exist across New Zealand permanent lakes and unpredictable temporary ponds, mass mayfly nymph migrations from Georgia river channels to seasonal floodplain wetlands, and leafhopper behavioral responses to predatory birds in Costa Rica. He enjoys mentoring research students keen to study entomology, freshwater ecology, and applied environmental science topics.

Galatowitsch received a B.S. in biology from Allegheny College, an M.S. in entomology from the University of Georgia, and a Ph.D. in ecology from the University of Canterbury.

Email: mark.galatowitsch@centre.edu

File last updated 9/14/15

Lidia Galindo-Brito

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Community-Based Learning Coordinator, AmeriCorps VISTA Work Centre College Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) Crounse Hall, Lower Level United States Work Phone: 859.238.6027 Website: http://ctl.centre.edu/index.html

Lidia is an AmeriCorps VISTA worker within the Center for Teaching and Learning. She encourages and assists faculty in the development of community-based learning (CBL) initiatives within courses at Centre College. She serves as a liaison between campus and the College’s community partners, assessing the needs in the community and figuring out how Centre can help address those needs. Rebecca provides ongoing support, planning, and evaluation for all CBL courses.

Email: lidia.galindobrito@centre.edu

William C. Garriott, Jr.

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John Marshall Harlan Professor Emeritus of Government Emeritus Faculty Work Phone: 859.238.5305

Professor Emeritus Bill Garriott joined the Centre faculty in 1970 and retired in 2010. In 2005 he was named the John Marshall Harlan Professor of Government. His teaching responsibilities included the Introduction to Politics course and advanced courses in American politics. He was government program chair and faculty advisor for Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honorary society. He served as President of the Faculty, and from 1972 to 1981 was an assistant baseball coach. He twice served as president of the Kentucky Political Science Association, and in 2014 received the Distinguished Political Scientist Award from that organization.

A 1966 graduate of Centre, he received his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Vanderbilt University. Before coming to Centre, he spent a year in the Tennessee Office of Urban and Federal Affairs as a planner working with the Appalachian Regional Development Program.

In his professional writing, he has explored American political culture and socialization, the American presidency, media politics, state and local government, public administration, public finance, teaching political science, and baseball. One of his last projects resulted in “George Bush, the ‘Rally Effect’, and the Partisan Popular Press,” coauthored by a student, Michael Douglas, which won the David Hughes Award for the best paper presented at the 2007 Kentucky Political Science Association meeting.

To read Garriott’s 20 Questions profile, click here.

Email: william.garriott@centre.edu

File last updated: 3/14/14

Rickie Gay

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Assistant to the Director of Alumni Affairs Alumni and Development Work Phone: 859.238.5500

A Kentucky native with roots in Eastern Kentucky, Rickie and her husband Jamey, moved to Danville in 1988 when he accepted the job as Athletic Trainer in the Centre College Athletics Department.  Rickie joined the Centre staff in 2012.

Email: rickie.gay@centre.edu

Joey Gilbert

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Director of Annual Giving Centre CollegeDevelopment Home Chenault Alumni House Danville KY 40422 Work Phone: 859.238.5524

Karin Gill

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Assistant Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience Behavioral Neuroscience Work Office: Young Hall-218 Work Phone: 859.238.6513

Karin Gill joined Centre’s faculty in 2015 as visiting assistant professor of behavioral neuroscience, becoming assistant professor in 2016.

Her research interests include the investigation of sex hormones and their role in drug abuse and dependence, particularly how sex hormones affect brain mechanisms when exposed to psychostimulants in female Japanese quail.

Gill received a B.S. in psychology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, an M.S. and a Ph.D. in experimental psychology: behavioral neuroscience and psychopharmacology from the University of Kentucky.

Email: karin.gill@centre.edu

Beth Glazier

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H.W. Stodghill, Jr. and Adele H. Stodghill Professor of Religion, Emeritus Academic Affairs, Religion Work Emeritus House Work Phone: 859.238.5205

Beth Glazier retired as emeritus professor of religion at Centre College in 2017. She taught at Centre since 1988. She has held the Stodghill Professorship in Social Studies since its inception in 2004. In 2016, she completed a five-year term as associate dean.

A scholar of the Hebrew Bible and biblical literature, Glazier was a contributing author to Eerdman’s Dictionary of the Bible, Women in Scripture and Women’s Bible Commentary. She has also written widely on the prophet Malachi. She served as a scholar-in-residence and guest speaker at Temple Adath Israel in Lexington, giving a series of lectures on topics including wisdom literature of the Bible, the tower of Babel story, and the Book of Job. Glazier also has served as scholar-in-residence at Keneseth Israel Congregation in Allentown, Pa.

Glazier and a fellow Centre professor, Thomas McCollough, have co-authored scholarly articles that have appeared in Atiqot and The Journal of Roman Archaeology. The articles evaluate and discuss rare amulets, estimated to be around 2000 years old, unearthed by McCollough and his students on an archaeological team at Sepphoris in Israel.

An outstanding classroom teacher, Glazier has said she wants her students to understand the “exquisite tension” of Bible stories. In her teaching she tries to root biblical passages in their original context.

Glazier is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of George Washington University and earned her M.Div. and Ph.D. degrees from The University of Chicago. She served as assistant professor of religious studies at The Pennsylvania State University before coming to Centre.

Email: beth.glazier@centre.edu

File last updated: 8/6/13


EXPERT: Biblical studies and Biblical history — The Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) and Hebraic literature — World religions: Judaism and Islam — New Testament studies — Ancient languages

A scholar of the Hebrew bible and biblical literature. Expert on ancient languages. Contributing author to Eerdman’s Dictionary of the Bible. Served as a scholar-in-residence and guest speaker at Temple Adath Israel in Lexington, giving a series of lectures on topics including wisdom literature of the Bible, the tower of Babel story, and the Book of Job.

Vickie Glidewell

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Prospect Research Analyst Work Centre College Development Chenault Alumni House Work Phone: 859.238.5526

A graduate of Eastern Kentucky University, Vickie began working at Centre in 1997. She worked as Division III secretary and as communications assistant before joining the development staff in 2001.  In her spare time Vickie enjoys walking, boating, and watching sports.  Vickie and her husband, Chris, live in Danville. 

Email: vickie.glidewell@centre.edu


Staff Congress Representative

2013 — 2016

Mary Kay Godbey

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Manager of Advancement Information Systems Work Centre College Development Chenault Alumni House Work Phone: 859.238.5512

<pMary Kay began working at Centre in 1992. In charge of the database that keeps the Development office running, Mary Kay manages geographic reports, mailing data, the transfer of data between various software vendors and the annual fund summaries. She is also one of the driving forces behind the annual Donor Report.

Email: marykay.godbey@centre.edu

Aaron Godlaski

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Assistant Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Neuroscience • Dental School Advisor Psychology Work Young Hall—220 Work Phone: 859.238.6333

Aaron Godlaski joined Centre’s faculty in 2012 as an assistant professor of psychology and behavioral neuroscience. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology at the University of Kentucky, where he studied alcohol and human behavior. Following the completion of his dissertation, he interned at SUNY Upstate Medical University and Hospital in Syracuse, N.Y., specializing in clinical health psychology and outpatient psychotherapy.

Godlaski’s research interests include the effects of mindfulness meditation on cognitive and physiological processes, and the effects of alcohol on human behavior. He is also interested in pedagogical innovations associated with meditation and other contemplative practices, and how such practices can enrich the lives of students.

Email: aaron.godlaski@centre.edu

File last updated: 2/19/16

Jennifer Goetz

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Associate Professor of Psychology • Chair of the Psychology Program (Fall/CT) Psychology Work Young Hall—211 Work Phone: 859.238.5327

Jennifer Goetz joined the Centre College faculty in 2011. She is associate professor of psychology and was awarded a Stodghill Research Professorship in 2014. Prior to joining the faculty, Dr. Goetz taught at Middlebury College.

Goetz is a social and cultural psychologist who specializes in emotional experience and expression, cultural values, and Chinese culture. Her research on compassion, expression of positive emotions, and the influence of social class and power on emotional experience have appeared Psychological Bulletin, Psychological Science, and Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. She has published chapters on cultural influences on mixed emotions and self-conscious emotions and wrote the introductory chapter of the forthcoming Oxford Handbook on Compassion Science. In her previous research, Dr. Goetz studied human-robot interaction to examine how humans anthropomorphize robots.

Goetz teaches a variety of upper-level courses in psychology including Cultural Psychology, Motivation and Emotion, and Psychology of Race and Ethnicity. She also enthusiastically teaches Experimental Methods and mentors students in independent research.

She earned a Ph.D. in social and personality psychology from the University of California, Berkeley and a B.S. in information and decision systems from Carnegie Mellon University. Somewhere in between that she spent two years as a Peace Corps volunteer in Niger, West Africa.

Email: jennifer.goetz@centre.edu

File last updated: 9/7/16

Jennifer Goff

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Assistant Professor of Dramatic Arts Centre CollegeDivision I Work Grant Hall - 309

Jennifer Goff joined the Centre College faculty as assistant professor of dramatic arts in 2017.

An active actor, director, and scholar, Goff teaches courses in acting, dramatic literature, theatre history, and improvisation, and directs in the Centre College season. She has also directed and performed across the United States. Directing credits include The Mousetrap, Dead Man’s Cell Phone, Bad Dates, and The Learned Ladies, for which she also wrote the adaptation. Acting roles have included A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Titania), Nunsense (Robert Ann), The Taming of the Shrew (Katherine), and Rainbow Annie is the Angel of Death (Annie – originated).
Her scholarship focuses on the work of contemporary comic women playwrights.

Goff holds a B.A. in drama and English from University of Portland, an M.A. in theatre from University of South Carolina, and a Ph.D. in theatre from Wayne State University.

Email: jennifer.goff@centre.edu

File last updated: 6/21/17

Amanda Goodwin

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Physician Assistant Work Centre College Parsons Center Work Phone: 859.238.5531

Amanda, a Danville native, joined Centre College in August 2008. She attended Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem North Carolina where she earned her BA in psychology and a minor in French. She then received her MA as a physician assistant from the University of Kentucky. Amanda comes to us from Kentucky Clinic in Adolescent Medicine where she has been for the previous two years. She also worked in several emergency rooms as a physician assistant.

Email: amanda.goodwin@centre.edu

Ann Goodwin

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Counselor, Director of Counseling Work Centre College Parsons Center Work Phone: 859.238.5740

Ann, a Danville native, joined Centre College as a counselor September 2013. She assumed the role of Director of Counseling in the fall of 2015. Ann received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Notre Dame in 1998 and her Master of Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis in 2003. Ann has experience as a mental health counselor at a community mental health center, a rape crisis/domestic violence agency, and an intensive in-home family services program. Prior to Centre, she worked for several non-profit agencies and in 2001 served as an international volunteer in Nicaragua. Ann is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.

Email: ann.goodwin@centre.edu

Brenda Gorley

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Application and Travel Coordinator Centre CollegeAdmission Work Boles Hall 600 W. Walnut Danville KY 40422 Work Phone: 859.238.5352

Sherri Gowins

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Office Coordinator, Center for Career & Professional Development Work Centre College Old Carnegie 600 West Walnut Street Danville KY 40422 Work Phone: 859.238.5283

Grace Doherty Library

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Work Crounse Hall 610 West Walnut Street Danville KY 40422 Work Phone: 859.238.5272

Visit the Grace Doherty Library website to meet the library staff.

Julie Graham

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Financial Aid Analyst Work Centre College Financial Aid Boles Hall Work Phone: 859.238.5365

Staff Congress Representative (2015 — 2016)

Grant Hall

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Contact: Sallie Bright Work Norton Center for the Arts 300 South College Street Danville KY 40422 Work Phone: 859.238.5424

Elizabeth Graves

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Director for Corporate and Foundation Relations Work Centre College College Relations Old Centre Work Phone: 859.238.5210

Elizabeth works with Centre leadership to secure corporate and foundation grants and gifts that help the college achieve its strategic goals in curriculum development, capital improvements, the creation of endowed scholarships, and enhancement of the student experience. Elizabeth received her M.B.A. from the University of Kentucky in 2001 and her B.A. in history from Princeton University in 1993. She has lived abroad in Ireland and Hong Kong with prior roles in international marketing, news publishing, and non-profit program management.

Email: elizabeth.graves@centre.edu

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