Honors Staff & Faculty

Staff

Laurie Kramer (Ph.D.), Director and Professor

Sheryl O’Brien (M.Ed.), Senior Associate Director

Shannon Pittman (M.Ed.), Associate Director

Katie Almanzan (M.S., M.B.A), Assistant Director

Justin Silvestri (M.A), Assistant Director

Barbie Papalios, (M.Ed.) Academic Advisor

Jaclyn Ruybalid Krueger (M.S.E.), Academic Advisor

Jenna Thrash (M.A.), Academic Advisor

Michael Patrick MacDonald, Honors Professor of the Practice

Tom Vicino (Ph.D.), Honors Faculty-In-Residence

Michael Hoppman (Ph.D.), Honors Faculty-In-Residence

Honors Faculty

Jon Basl (Ph.D.), Department of Philosophy & Religion

  • HONR 3310: Emerging Technologies: Philosophical and Ethical Issues

Francis Blessington (Ph.D.), Department of English

  • HONR 3310: The Literature of Witchcraft

Barry Bluestone (Ph.D.), School of Public Policy & Urban Affairs

  • HONR 3310: 1965: A 50 Year Retrospective on the 1960’s and Implications for Today

Timothy Brown (Ph.D.), Department of History

  • HONR 1310: The Global 1968: Protest, Politics, and Pop in a Violent Decade

Elizabeth Bucar (Ph.D.), Department of Philosophy & Religion

  • HONR 1310: Politics of the Veil: Islam, Gender and the Politics of Dress

Jeffrey Burds (Ph.D.), Department of History

  • HONR 1310: Twentieth Century Espionage
  • HONR 3310: Assassinations in World History
  • HONR 3310: Cold War Spies
  • HONR 3310: History of Modern Terrorism

John Coley (Ph.D.), Department of Psychology

  • HONR 3310: Of Two Minds, Intuition and Deliberation in Human Decision Making

Xaiver Costa (Ph.D.), School of Architecture

  • HONR 3310: Innovation by Design: Radical Ideas and Creative Action

Robert Cross (Ph.D.), Department of History

  • HONR 1310: Of Princes and Utopias: The Foundations of Modern Political Thought

Christina Crowe (Ph.D.), Department of Psychology

  • HONR 3310: #trendsintheselfandnewmedia

Richard Daynard (J.D. & Ph.D.), School of Law

  • HONR 3310: Law, Public Policy, and Human Behavior

Anthony De Ritis (Ph.D.), Department of Music

  • HONR 1310: Managing Creativity for Innovation

Stanley Eigen (Ph.D.), Department of Mathematics

  • HONR 1310: Math, Magic, Puzzles, & Games

Sharon Harlan (Ph.D.), Department of Sociology & Anthropology

  • HONR 1310: Climate Change & Society

Lorna Hayward (Ed.D, M.P.H.d), Department of Physical Therapy

  • HONR 3310: Contemporary Issues in Health Care

Malcolm Hill (Ph.D.), Department of Marine & Environmental Sciences

  • HONR 3310: Costa Rica Volcanoes

Hubert Ho (Ph.D.), Department of Music

  • HONR 1310: Music, Mind, And Brain

Michael Hoppmann (Ph.D.), Department of Communication Studies

  • HONR 1310: Speaking Up for Justice

Jeff Juris (Ph.D.), Department of Sociology and Anthropology

  • HONR 3310: From Wobblies to Occupy: The Culture, Politics and Representation of Popular Struggle

Maureen Kelleher (Ph.D.), Department of Sociology and Anthropology

  • HONR 3310: Being “Crazy” in America: History, Policy and Popular Culture

Mary Kelting (Ph.D.), Department of Philosophy & Religion

  • HONR 1310: Theology, Ethics, and Practice in the World Religions

Nancy Kindelan (Ph.D.), Department of Theatre

  • HONR 1310: Creative Storytelling for Social Engagement
  • HONR 3310: The Rebirth of the Living Newspaper

Amanda Lawrence (Ph.D.), School of Architecture

  • HONR 3310: How Do We Create the New from the Old? Exploring Tradition and Innovation in Art and Architecture

Marina Leslie (Ph.D.), Department of English

  • HONR 1310: Historical Novels and the Romance of History

David Lewkowicz (Ph.D.), Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders

  • HONR 3310: Getting Smart: The Nature/Nurture Debate

Heather Littlefield (Ph.D.), Department of Linguistics

  • HONR 1310: Me Tarzan, You Jane: The Uses of Language in Literature: Linguistic Reality or Linguistic Fiction?

Sarah Kanouse (M.F.A.), Department of Art + Design

  • HONR 3310: The Border as Medium: Making and Thinking Through Separation in Urgent Times

Michael Patrick MacDonald (Professor of the Practice), University Honors Program at Northeastern

  • HONR 1310: The North of Ireland: The North of Ireland: Conflict, Reconciliation, and the Ongoing Quest for Peace
  • HONR 3310: Social Justice: The Role of Reading, Writing, and Understanding Non-Fiction

Emily Mann (Ph.D.), Human Services Program

  • HONR 3310: The Science of Play
  • HONR 3310: Promoting Success Through Prevention Science

Kristin Madison (J.D., Ph.D.), School of Law and Bouvé College of Health Sciences

  • HONR 3310: Health Policy in an Era of Reform

Ineke Marshall (Ph.D.), Department of Health Sciences

  • HONR 1310: Dealing with Drugs: Global and Local Implications of Illegal Mind-Altering Substances

Matthew McDonald (Ph.D.), Department of Music

  • HONR 3310: Understanding Film Through the Coen Brothers

Waleed Meleis (Ph.D.), Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • HONR 3310: From Laplace’s Demon to Schroedinger’s Cat: How 20th-Century Science Tried and Failed to Know Everything

Dennis Miller (D.M.A), Department of Music

  • HONR 3310: Unraveling the Beatles

Ellen Noonan (M.F.A.), Department of English

  • HONR 3310: Slam Poetry & Social Justice

Sarena Parekh (Ph.D.), Department of Philosophy & Religion

  • HONR 3310: Human Rights in the 21st Century
  • HONR 3310: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Global Justice

Chris Parsons (Ph.D.), Department of History

  • HONR 3310: Recreating the Experiments of the Scientific Revolution in Early Modern Europe

Gordana Rabrenovic (Ph.D.), Department of Sociology & Anthropology

  • HONR 1310: Angels and Demons: Studying Violence in the 21st Century

Nathaniel Rickles (Ph.D.), Department of Pharmacy Practice & Health Science Systems

  • HONR 3310: From Potions to the Modern Pharmaceutical Empire: The ChangingApproaches to Drug Therapy in the US

Craig Robertson (Ph.D.), Program in Media and Screen Studies

  • HONR 3310: Cloud, Closet (Drop)Box

Harlow Robinson (Ph.D.), Department of History

  • HONR 1200: Unwrapping the Russian Enigma

David Rochefort (Ph.D.), Department of Political Science

  • HONR 3310: Social Fact from Fiction

James Ross (M.A.), Department of Journalism

  • HONR 3310: Art of Narrative Non-Fiction: From the Survivors of Hiroshima to the Garbage Pickers of Mumbai

Dennis Shaughnessy (J.D., M.B.A.), Social Entrepreneurship Institute

  • HONR 1310: Changing the World 101
  • HONR 1310: Drones, Clones & Driverless Cars: The Social Impact of Disruptive New Technologies
  • HONR 3310: The Rules for Innovation in the 21st Century: From Gene Therapy to Artificial Intelligence

Abhi Shelat (Ph.D.), Khoury College of Computer Sciences

  • HONR 1310: New Money

Rifat Sipahi (Ph.D.), Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

  • HONR 3310: System Dynamics

Rory Smead (Ph.D.), Department of Philosophy & Religion

  • HONR 3310: Scientific Approaches to Philosophy

Janos Stone (M.F.A.), Department of Art & Design

  • HONR 3310: Shaping Technology to Mine the Ornate

Stephen Subrin (LL.B), School of Law

  • HONR 3310: Building the American Railroads: Law, History, and Culture