Sharfman leads the University’s faculty and academic programs and serves as liaison
and advisor to the faculty and the president of the University. He joined
Manchester University on July 1, 2005.
He is a history scholar with a background in small college
administration, most recently as associate dean and director of graduate studies
of Hiram College in northeast Ohio.
that making a positive difference in a young person’s life is a reward that
makes teaching and mentoring a privilege,” said Dr. Sharfman, who also plans to
teach a history course at Manchester annually.
Dr. Sharfman has
published more than 22 works and papers,
with special interest in the Holocaust and Jewish history. Visitors to his
office on the first floor of the Administration Building will find his shelves
filled with a fascinating collection of history books and writings.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in history from
Miami University of Ohio and a master’s degree and Ph.D. in history from The
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.