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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Richard McIntyre, Director, email@example.com.
Fresh(wo)men and sophomores:
Walter von Reinhart, Associate Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
Juniors and seniors:
Prof. Carolyn Hames, Associate Director, email@example.com.
Kathleen Maher, Assistant Director, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, email@example.com
Communication Studies: Mary Healey, firstname.lastname@example.org
Economics: Art Mead, email@example.com
English: Naomi Mandel, firstname.lastname@example.org
Film Studies: Michael Vocino, email@example.com
Journalism: Kendall Moore, firstname.lastname@example.org and Linda Levin, email@example.com
Languages: Walter von Reinhart, firstname.lastname@example.org
Mathematics: Lubo Thoma, email@example.com
Political Science: Maureen Moakley, firstname.lastname@example.org
Philosophy: Will Krieger, email@example.com
Physics: Leonhard Kahn, firstname.lastname@example.org
Psychology: Charlie Collyer, email@example.com
Sociology: Judy Van Wyk, firstname.lastname@example.org
Theatre: Paula McGlasson, email@example.com
Women’s Studies: Jody Lisberger, firstname.lastname@example.org
Writing & Rhetoric: Libby Miles, email@example.com
COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
All majors: Chet Hickox, firstname.lastname@example.org
COLLEGE OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND LIFE SCIENCES
Marine Biology: Jackie Webb, email@example.com
Biology, Biological Sciences: Alison Roberts, firstname.lastname@example.org 2010-2011
Biology, Pre-Professional Health Sciences: Kathleen Maher, email@example.com
Cell and Molecular Biology: Lenore Martin, firstname.lastname@example.org
Nutrition: Cathy English, email@example.com
COLLEGE OF HUMAN SCIENCES AND SERVICES
Communicative Disorders: Geri Theodore, firstname.lastname@example.org
Kingston Campus: Sandy Hicks, email@example.com
Providence Campus: William Molloy, firstname.lastname@example.org
Secondary Education: Elaine Mangiante, email@example.com and Diane Kern, firstname.lastname@example.org
Human Development and Family Studies:
Kingston Campus: Phyllis Penhallow, Phylliscarpen@aol.com
Providence Campus: Claudia Kerbel, email@example.com
Kinesiology: Kyle Kusz, firstname.lastname@example.org
Textiles, Fashion Merchandising, and Design: Yvette Harps-Logan, email@example.com
COLLEGE OF NURSING
Carolyn Hames, firstname.lastname@example.org
COLLEGE OF PHARMACY
Jef Bratberg, email@example.com and Denise Gorenski, firstname.lastname@example.org
Announcing: Spring 2014 courses!
CONGRATULATIONS to the following students:
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.
Lynne Derbyshire, 401.874.4732
Cheryl Foster, 401.874.4022
Carolyn Hames, 401.874.2813
Kathleen Maher, 401.874.5875
Deborah Gardiner, 401.874.2303
Caitlin Green, 401.874.9483