The staff of the Honors Program is always willing and happy to assist honors
students as best we can with academic advisement. Please contact us with your
Deborah Gardiner, Program Administrator, email@example.com
Richard McIntyre, Director, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fresh(wo)men and sophomores:
Walter von Reinhart, Associate Director, email@example.com
Juniors and seniors:
Prof. Carolyn Hames, Associate Director, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kathleen Maher, Assistant Director, email@example.com.
In addition, there are Honors Departmental Liaisons available to help you. These user-friendly honors advisors are familiar with the Honors Program and have volunteered to help you understand how participation in the Honors Program would “fit” with your specific major. The Liaisons represent a broad range of majors and departments. Please contact them!
For those of you contemplating your Senior Honors Project, these Liaisons can help you tease out ideas and connect you to appropriate faculty sponsors for your project.
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
Anthropology: Kris Bovy, firstname.lastname@example.org
Communication Studies: Mary Healey, email@example.com
Economics: Art Mead, firstname.lastname@example.org
English: Naomi Mandel, email@example.com
Film Studies: Michael Vocino, firstname.lastname@example.org
Journalism: Kendall Moore, email@example.com and Linda Levin, firstname.lastname@example.org
Languages: Walter von Reinhart, email@example.com
Mathematics: Lubo Thoma, firstname.lastname@example.org
Political Science: Maureen Moakley, email@example.com
Philosophy: Will Krieger, firstname.lastname@example.org
Physics: Leonhard Kahn, email@example.com
Psychology: Charlie Collyer, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sociology: Judy Van Wyk, email@example.com
Theatre: Paula McGlasson, firstname.lastname@example.org
Women’s Studies: Jody Lisberger, email@example.com
Writing & Rhetoric: Libby Miles, firstname.lastname@example.org
COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
All majors: Chet Hickox, email@example.com
COLLEGE OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND LIFE SCIENCES
Marine Biology: Jackie Webb, firstname.lastname@example.org
Biology, Biological Sciences: Alison Roberts, email@example.com 2010-2011
Biology, Pre-Professional Health Sciences: Kathleen Maher, firstname.lastname@example.org
Cell and Molecular Biology: Lenore Martin, email@example.com
Nutrition: Cathy English, firstname.lastname@example.org
COLLEGE OF HUMAN SCIENCES AND SERVICES
Communicative Disorders: Geri Theodore, email@example.com
Kingston Campus: Sandy Hicks, firstname.lastname@example.org
Providence Campus: William Molloy, email@example.com
Secondary Education: Elaine Mangiante, firstname.lastname@example.org and Diane Kern, email@example.com
Human Development and Family Studies:
Kingston Campus: Phyllis Penhallow, Phylliscarpen@aol.com
Providence Campus: Claudia Kerbel, firstname.lastname@example.org
Kinesiology: Kyle Kusz, email@example.com
Textiles, Fashion Merchandising, and Design: Yvette Harps-Logan, firstname.lastname@example.org
COLLEGE OF NURSING
Carolyn Hames, email@example.com
COLLEGE OF PHARMACY
Jef Bratberg, firstname.lastname@example.org and Denise Gorenski, email@example.com
Welcome, new students!
Welcome, Nancy Caronia, new Honors lecturer/advisor!
Alyssa Neill, '14, a Nutrition & Dietetics major and Honors student was one of only 61 juniors nationwide to be awarded the prestigious Truman Scholarship in 2013. Selected for her academic achievement, leadership ability and commitment to a career in public service, Alyssa received a $30,000 scholarship for graduate study, attended a Truman leadership institute, and has joined the ranks of a global network of Truman Scholars. Read more in the URI Press Release.
Juniors Christopher Bobba (Chemical Engineering/Biological Sciences) and Russell Dauksis (Marine Biology) who have been named as Goldwater Scholars, and to Farid Topchiev (Chemical Engineering and German) who has received a Goldwater Honorable Mention! See their URI Press release to learn more.
Brian Stack (senior History/Philosophy) who has received a prestigious Humanity in Action Fellowship!
Brittany O'Brien has been awarded a 2012 National Security Education Program (NSEP) Boren Scholarship to study Swahili in Kenya for the fall semester. Brittany has also been granted an NSEP African Languages Initiative Summer Supplement to study Swahili at the University of Florida prior to her departure.
These six URI sophomores who won Hollings Scholarships from NOAA this year: Michael Canton, Eilea Knotts, Sarah Merolla, Benjamin Sevey, Callie Veelenturf and Brenton Wallin. Read more in their URI Press Release.
Deborah Gardiner, 401.874.2303
Caitlin Green, 401.874.9483
Nancy Caronia, 401.874.2267
Brian Clinton, 401.874.2576