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  • Director, Bonner Center Curricular Initiatives
  • Associate Director, Bonner Center
  • Assistant Professor, Department of History


  • PhD in history, University of Pittsburgh, 2008


Tania Boster has directed programs at the Bonner Center since 2011. In 2016, she became director of the center’s curricular initiatives, expanding community-based learning and facilitating interdisciplinary opportunities through collaboration with students, faculty, and community partners, as well as through national and international networks.

She also directs the President's Public Service Fellowship program and the Community Based Work-Study Program.

She earned a PhD in history at the University of Pittsburgh in 2008, is an instructor in the First Year Seminar Program, and a lecturer in Oberlin's Department of History.


  • Tania Boster Gives Talk

    June 27, 2018

    Tania Boster, associate director of the Bonner Center, gave a talk with Chryssa Zachou, head of the Department of Sociology at Deree College-the American College of Greece, about Community-Based Oral History Research and Global Course Connections. The talk held at Deree College in Athens, Greece was part of the Great Lakes Colleges Association's Oral History in the Liberal Arts initiative and the Global Liberal Arts Alliance Global Course Connections program.

  • Tania Boster Presents

    February 16, 2018

    Tania Boster presented on “Rethinking Women in Poverty” at the University of Akron Women’s Studies Program’s Rethinking Gender Speaker Series.

  • Tania Boster Gives Invited Lectures

    November 14, 2017

    Tania Boster, director of Bonner Center Curricular Initiatives, gave a series of invited lectures between October 24-28, 2017, on the topic "Collaborative Teaching and Learning in the Liberal Arts: Experiences in Service-Learning curriculum design" at Lingnan University, Hong Kong. Boster has been partnering with Constance Chan from the Office of Service Learning at Lingnan through the Global Liberal Arts Alliance (GLAA) Connected Course program.