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Senior Leadership Team


Tom Manley

Manley is a native of Baltimore, MD, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in East Asian History and Education from Towson University. He earned a Master’s degree in Asian Studies and a Doctorate in Education from the Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, CA. He has a long history of board and volunteer service to organizations such as the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD), Ford Family Foundation’s visual arts initiative, National Endowment of the Arts Education Leadership Initiative, and the Oregon Alliance of Independent Colleges and Universities. Manley has 35 years of experience in higher education including 12 years as president of Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, OR and 22 years in Southern California at the Claremont Colleges - mainly at Pitzer College - where he held a variety of administrative posts and served as a member of the faculty. 


Lori Collins-Hall

A scholar-practitioner, Lori has 20 years of experience in higher education, community-based service-learning, consulting and grant writing with not-for-profits. Coming to us from Hartwick College in Oneonta, NY, where she was a member of the Sociology Department, Lori was promoted to Professor in 2009, served as Chair of the Sociology Department for the past seven years, and led the burgeoning assessment initiatives as the College’s Assessment Support Coordinator.


Mila Cooper

Mila Cooper has worked on college campuses for the past 25 years, most recently as Director of Community Outreach & Service-Learning at Baldwin Wallace University. As an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Religion at BW, she taught The African American Religious Experience and has also taught Urban Community Engagement and the First-Year Experience course. She has extensive experience in Multicultural Affairs & Diversity Education at several institutions including Kenyon College, Xavier University and Penn State University in Erie, Pa. At Kenyon, she served as the Assistant Dean of Students, directed multicultural affairs and the Snowden Multicultural Center. Mila earned the Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Studies and the Master of Arts degree in Higher Education Administration from Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP), a graduate certificate in Non-Profit Management and Leadership from the Cleveland State University Levin College of Urban Affairs and the Master of Divinity degree from Payne Theological Seminary.


Susanne Hashim

Born and raised in Malaysia, Susanne Hashim built and oversaw three comprehensive development programs at Pacific Northwest College of Art, Planned Parenthood Columbia Willamette and Pitzer College. She has designed and managed campaigns, secured large grants and gifts from individuals, foundations, corporations and government, worked closely with a variety of constituents, and hired managed and mentored staff. She holds a BA in Environmental Studies from Pitzer College and an MA in Cultural Anthropology from the University of New Mexico. She is a member of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, and of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.


Gariot P. Louima

Gariot Pierre Louima is a writer and educator with experience in recruitment, enrollment management, fundraising, and marketing communications. He served in multiple capacities at Goddard College, most recently as the dean of enrollment and external affairs. Previous to that experience he was the chief communications officer and founding coordinator of the Writing Institute at Antioch College, an editorial director at Miami Dade College, and an editor and publicist at Nova Southeastern University. Gariot taught writing at Antioch College, Broward College, and Florida Career College. His short stories have been published in the journals The Caribbean Writer, carte blanche, Tupelo Quarterly, Crossing Borders, and Obsidian: Literature in the African Diaspora, and in the anthology So Spoke the Earth. His critical essay, "Finding Identity in the Space between Haiti and the U.S.," appeared in Representations of Internarrative Identity (Palgrave MacMillan, 2015). He began his career as a journalist and reported for The Palm Beach Post, Los Angeles Times, Miami Herald, and (New Orleans) Times Picayune. He has a PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies from the Union Institute & University, an MFA in Writing and Literature from Bennington College Writing Seminars, MS in Management from Nova Southeastern University, and BS in Communications with a double major in Journalism and Creative Writing from the University of Miami. 


Richard Kraince

Prior to his arrival at Antioch, Kraince held posts as research professor and academic coordinator of the Center for Asian and African Studies, El Colegio de México, where he taught graduate-level courses on contemporary movements, social research methods and the political sociology of Islam. From 2003 to 2006, he directed Ohio University’s Inter-Religious Dialogue Project. He has conducted field research in Indonesia as a Foreign Language and Areas Studies grantee in 1998–99, a Fulbright Dissertation Research Program Fellow in 2000, and as a Fulbright New Century Scholar in 2005. He also has several years of experience leading experiential education programs in the Caribbean. Kraince speaks English, Indonesian/Malay, Spanish and is currently working on Portuguese. Kraince, who also has a faculty appointment as associate professor of cooperative education, has a PhD in the sociology of education and an MA in international affairs—Southeast Asia Studies from Ohio University.


Susan Lee

Susan Lee is a higher education professional with significant experience in academic affairs, student affairs, and diversity education. Prior to returning to Antioch in 2016, Lee served as Director of Academic Services at The Cleveland Institute of Art, Director of Multicultural Affairs at Antioch College, Assistant and Associate Dean of Students at The College of Wooster, Co-Director of the Center for Diversity and Global Engagement at The College of Wooster, and Associate Dean of Students and Director of Diversity and Inclusion at Earlham College. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Black Studies from The College of Wooster, and a dual Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration and Counseling Psychology from The Ohio State University.


James Murdock

James Murdock has more than four decades of higher education administration experience primarily focused on budget planning and financial management, capital budget planning, facility planning and operations and construction management, business operations, change management, human resource administration, internal controls, and administrative information systems and technology.  He’s held interim appointments as vice president of finance and administration Marygrove College and vice chancellor for administration and finance at Indiana University South Bend. He spent two decades at the University of Michigan, where he held numerous positions, including assistant dean for finance and planning in the Ross School of Business. Jim has a BA in economics and business administration from Muskingum College and an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton Graduate School.


Hannah Spirrison

Hannah joined Antioch with a degree in Economics from Rhodes College and a Masters in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Miami University. Before coming to Antioch, Hannah worked with the Higher Education Data Sharing Consortium (HEDS), a consortium of small, private liberal arts colleges dedicated to sharing information and institutional data to support student learning. While at Antioch, Hannah has led campus efforts around accreditation with the Higher Learning Commission, supported institutional planning and data-driven decision making, and worked closely with Admission and Financial Aid.


Kevin D. Stokes

Kevin holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Computer Information Systems from The Ohio State University, a Master of Education from the University of Dayton, and a Project Management Professional (PMP) Certificate from the Project Management Institute. He brings to Antioch a wide range of experience including K-12 teaching experience as a special needs educator in the Dayton Public Schools system; Adult Education experience as an Adult Educator, a Technology Coordinator and as GED Chief Examiner for Orange County Schools in Florida; and as an Information Technology Consultant for Digital Equipment Corporation (HP), KPMG Consulting (BearingPoint) and other consulting firms. Kevin is a product of experiential education as a graduate of John H. Patterson Cooperative High School in Dayton, and a participant in the Cooperative Education Program while at Michigan State University.


Joanne Lakomski

Joanne Lakomski joined Antioch with a degree in Biology from Antioch International, and a Masters in Organization Development from the partnership between American University and NTL. Her 20+ years of human resource, organization development, coaching and consulting experiences have occurred both in and out of the US, and in for-profit and non-profit organizations. She was also a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Republic of South Africa.


Jackie Ashworth

Jackie has more than 30 years of experience and service in the public sector working in utilities, facilities, and public safety. She holds an Associate’s Degree in Business Management, a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration / Human Resources, and a Certificate in Organizational Leadership. Since joining Antioch in January 2017, she has worked diligently and creatively to identify opportunities for significant savings to the College by streamlining operations and repairs, renegotiating service contracts, and sourcing supplies and materials for the best price and highest quality. In her spare time, Jackie serves her community as a firefighter / Paramedic.


Nikos Boutis

Boutis has directed operations at the Glen Helen Ecology Institute for 6 years. Previous to his appointment, he was a teacher training manager at Population Connection, a program associate at Ocean Wildlife Campaign, and a communications/outreach coordinator at the Endangered Species Coalition. He holds a BA in biology from Oberlin College and an MGA from the University of Maryland.


Neenah Ellis

Neenah Ellis is the general manager at WYSO. She began her radio career in high school, working at her parents’ commercial radio station in Valparaiso, Indiana. She came to WYSO in 2009 after 30 years as a radio documentary producer in Washington, D.C. She’ s been a producer for “All Things Considered” at NPR and has won three Peabody Awards, broadcasting’s highest honor, for her work. She is also the author of “If I Live to be 100: Lessons from the Centenarians,” which is based on her radio series about people 100 years of age.