University Honors Program

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Cal Poly faculty members support the Honors Program by serving as course instructors, project advisors, research mentors, seminar speakers, academic advisors, and mentors. Honors faculty members, recruited from the very best instructors on campus, are outspoken student advocates who strongly support the mission of the program. Students often voice their sincere appreciation for the time and effort Honors faculty devote to the program and its goals. The relationships that students build with faculty are cited as a key benefit of the Honors Program.

Below is a list showing faculty who supported the Honors Program over the past few years.

Honors Faculty, 2015-2016 Academic Year

Name                                    Department College

Ryan Alaniz Sociology CLA  

 

Brett Bodemer Library Library
Kenneth Brown Philosophy CLA
Eric Brussel Math COSAM
Carol Curiel English CLA
Sara Daubert Business OCOB
Sheree Twisselman-Davis Communication Studies CLA
Gregg Fiegel Civil Engineering CENG
Giancarlo Fiorenza Art CLA
Christina Firpo History CLA

Sophia Forster

English CLA
Mary Forte English

CLA

Laura Freburg Psychology and Child Development CLA
Elizabeth Lamoree Women & Gender Studies CLA
Paul Miklowitz Philosophy CLA
Heidi Nees-Carver Theatre & Dance CLA
Alpen Razi Ethnic Studies CLA
Peter Schwartz Physics COSAM
Tom Trice History CLA
Catherine Waitinas English CLA

 

Honors Faculty, 2014-2015 Academic Year

Name                                  Department                     College

Ryan Alaniz

Sociology

CLA

Kenneth Brown Philosophy CLA
Eric Brussel Math COSAM
Lewis Call History

CLA

Sara Daubert Business OCOB
Sheree Twisselman-Davis Communication Studies CLA
Gregg Fiegel Civil Engineering CENG
Mary Forte English CLA
Laura Freburg Psychology and Child Development CLA

Rebecca Laidlaw

Communication Studies CLA
Erin Martin-Elston English

CLA

Elizabeth Jacson-Meyer Women & Gender Studies CLA
Paul Miklowitz Philosophy CLA
Mark Roberts English CLA
Kathryn Rummell English CLA
Peter Schwartz Physics COSAM
Jonathan Shapiro Math COSAM
Thomas Trice History CLA
James Werner Art CLA

 

Honors Faculty, 2013-2014 Academic Year

Name Department College

Tom Trice, Associate Professor

History

CLA

Sheree Davis, Adjunct Professor Communication Studies CLA
Rebecca Laidlaw, Adjunct Professor Communication Studies

CLA

Eric Brussel, Professor Mathematics CSM
Anthony Mendes, Associate Professor Mathematics CSM
Kenneth Brown, Assistant Professor Philosophy CLA
Ruth Kalin, Adjunct Professor Communication Studies CLA
Carol MacCurdy, Professor English CLA

Sema Alptekin, Professor

Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

CENG

Denise Isom, Professor Ethnic Studies

CLA

Amy Wiley, Lecturer English CLA
Paul Miklowitz, Professor Philosophy CLA
Laura Freburg, Professor Psychology and Child Development CLA
Kathryn Rummell, Professor English CLA
Peter Schwartz, Associated Professor Physics CSM
Emmit "Bud" Evans, Lecturer Political Science CLA
Gregg Fiegel, Professor Civil Engineering CENG

 

Honors Faculty, 2012-2013 Academic Year

Name                         Department                               College
Tom Trice, Associate Professor History

CLA

Rebecca Laidlaw, Adjunct Professor     Communication Studies

CLA

Sema Alptekin, Professor Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering CENG
Kenneth Brown, Assistant Professor Philosophy CLA
Ryan Alaniz, Assistant Professor Social Sciences CLA
Linda Patton, Professor Mathematics CSM
Amy Wiley, Lecturer English CLA
Virginia Anderson, Assistant Professor Theater and Dance CLA
Elizabeth Adan, Assistant Professor Art and Design CLA
Jan Zahn English CLA
Kathleen Murphy, Associate Professor History CLA
Paul Miklowitz, Professor Philosophy CLA
Dylan Retsek, Assistant Professor Mathematics CSM
Laura Freberg, Professor Psychology and Child Development CLA
Peter Schwartz, Associate Professor Physics CSM
Susan Brock, Professor Communication Studies CLA
Denise Isom, Professor Ethnic Studies CLA
Jane Lehr, Associate Professor Ethnic Studies CLA
James Mueller, Professor Mathematics CSM
William Fitzhenry, Associate Professor English CLA
Roberts Arens, Professor Architecture CAED
Katherine Chen, Associate Professor Materials Engineering CENG
Jennifer Jipson, Associate Professor Psychology and Child Development CLA
Christine Shea, Professor Communication Studies CLA
Mark Roberts, Lecturer English CLA
Kevin Williams, Lecturer Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering CENG

 

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