Past Honors Faculty

Honors Faculty

The following University of New Orleans faculty members have made invaluable contributions to the University Honors Program and the Honors students over the past five calendar years. These contributions have included being a thesis advisor, teaching independent Honors Courses, teaching embedded Honors Sections, overseeing Honors Option students, guest lecturing in A&S 2999 – Forms of Inquiry, and being acknowledged by Honors students for their Distinguished Service, Distinguished Research, and as Faculty of the Year.

2017 Honors Faculty

AdbelguerfiMahdi Abdelguerfi, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor of Computer Science

Elliott BeatonElliott A. Beaton, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Gunter Bischof, Ph.D.Gunter Bischof, Ph.D.
University Research & Marshall Plan Professor of History
Director Center Austria

Dr. Mary ClancyDr. Mary Clancy
Associate Professor of Biological Sciences

Joseph LawrenceJoseph Lawrence Dew, Ph.D.
Instructor of Biological Sciences

No ImageCory Dumesnil, M.S.
Instructor of Mathematics

Robert Dupont, Ph.D.Robert Dupont, Ph.D.
Chair and Associate Professor of History

EishitaFarjana Eishita
Instructor in Computer Science

Henry GriffinHenry Griffin
Artist in Residence Screenwriting and Directing
Department of Film and Theatre

Erik HansenErik Hansen
Artist in Residence Screenwriting
Department of Film and Theatre

Michael HuelshoffMichael G. Huelshoff
Associate Professor of Political Science

Janice JanzJanice Janz, Ph.D.
Professor of Professional Practice of Education

Edward JohnsonEdward R. Johnson, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Philosophy

Zhengchang LiuZhengchang Liu, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biological Sciences

Catherine LoomisCatherine Loomis, Ph.D.
Professor of English

Dinah Payne, JD.Dinah Payne, JD.
Professor of Management and Marketing

Gilda ReedGilda Werner Reed, Ph.D.
Retained Instructor of Psychology

Laura ScaramellaSonia L. Rubens, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Dr. Abu Kabir Mostofa SarwarMostofa Sarwar, PhD
Associate Provost for the University Honors Program
Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences

StufflebeamFrank Schalow, Ph.D.
Professor of Philosophy
University Research Professor

SaebCharles Gregory Seab, Ph.D.
Professor of Physics
Seraphia D. Leyda University Teaching Fellow

No imageSteven Shalit
Instructor in Mathematics

StufflebeamRobert Stufflebeam, Ph.D.
Head of Program and Associate Professor of Philosophy

SurprenantChris W. Surprenant, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Philosophy

Brandon TaravellaBrandon Taravella, Ph.D., P.E.
Associate Professor of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

Lisa VernerLisa Verner, Ph.D.
Retained Instructor of English
Director of Women’s Center

ProfessorTing Wang, Ph.D.
Jack and Reba Matthey Endowed Chair for Energy Research
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Director of Energy Conversion and Conservation Center (ECCC)

Joel WebbJoel Webb, Ph.D.
Instructor in Mathematics

Lura WilliamsonLura Williamson, Ph.D.
Instructor of Biological Sciences