Staff & Faculty

Honors Director 



Honors Staff


Photo of Jeff Badger, which links to Jeff Badger's personal profile page.

Jeff Badger

Associate Director

Please contact regarding freshman lateral, and transfer admissions, Honors Medical Scholars Program, Honors Legal Scholars Program, and Honors Program advising.


Photo of Katie Femrite (formerly Katie Mikusak), which links to her personal profile page.

Katie Femrite

Assistant Director

Please contact regarding honors course building, the Bess H. Ward Honors Travel Grant, and Honors Program advising.


Julia Lengacher, Administrative Support

Julia Lengacher

Administrative Support

Julia provides honors administrative support and creates and oversees website content and design.


Julia Pennington, Assitant Director

Julia Pennington

Assistant Director 

Please contact regarding student leadership, engagement and experiential learning opportunities, the Honors Student Association, and Honors Program advising.


Honors Alumni Staff


Amy Haggard, Director of Alumni and Student Engagement-Photo and link to Amy Haggard's bio

Amy Haggard

Associate Director, Alumni and Student Engagement

Please contact regarding alumni and student outreach and programming. You may also visit our Friends of HSF page to learn about our alumni and friends network.


Honors in the Major Faculty


Michael Franklin, Ph.D.-Honors in the Major Faculty-Photo link to personal profile page.

Michael David Franklin, Ph.D.

Assistant Director, Honors in the Major
Honors Faculty

Please contact regarding Honors in the Major applications, deadlines, and concerns.


Honors Core Faculty


Dr. Michael Furman, Honors Core Faculty

Michael Furman, Ph.D.
No Phone Available 
Dodd Hall, Rm. 205L


Dr. Azat Gundogan- Photo link to his personal profile page.

Azat Gündoğan, Ph.D.
Honors Suite, HSF 2003

Dr. Ross Moret-Photo link to his personal profile page.


Ross Moret, Ph.D.
Landis Hall, Room 103


Dr. Christina Owens- Photo link to her personal profile page.


Christina Owens, Ph.D.
Honors Suite, HSF 2003


Honors Teaching Scholars Faculty


Ken Baldauf Photo and Link to his bio page-Director of Innovation Hub and Honors Teaching Scholar

Ken Baldauf

Director, Innovation Hub
Shores Building, Rm. 123 

Image Link for Dr. Kathleen Burnett, Honors Teaching Scholar & FSU School of Information Director. Link to Bio as well.

Kathleen Burnett, Ph.D.

Director, School of Information 
Shores Building, Rm. 258D 


Honors Teaching Scholar-Chris Coutts, PhD-Photo link to his personal profile page.

Chris Coutts, Ph.D

Professor, Department of Urban & Regional Planning
Bellamy Building, Rm. 350



Dr. Carolina González, Department of Modern Languages

Carolina González , Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Modern Languages & Linguistics
Diffenbaugh Bldg, Rm. 322

Honors Teaching Scholar-Tarez Graban, PhD. Photo link to her personal profile page.

Tarez Graban, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of English/Co-Director, Demos Project for Studies in the Data Humanities
Williams Building, Rm. 221



Image of Dr. Paul Marty, Honors Teaching Scholar and Professor in the School of Information at FSU. Link to Dr. Marty's Profile page, which includes bio, courses taught within Honors Program, and his curriculum vitae.

Paul Marty, Ph.D.

Professor, School of Information
Shores Building, Rm. 240

Tyler McCreary, Ph.D.-Honors Teaching Scholar Photo link to his personal profile page.

Tyler McCreary, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Geography
850-644-1706 (main office)
Bellamy Building, Rm. 309



G. Kurt Piehler, Ph.D. -Associate Professor of History and Honors Teaching Scholar. Also link to profile page.

G. Kurt Piehler, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of History
Director, Institute of WWII and the Human Experience
Bellamy Building, Rm. 414

Honors Teaching Scholar-Nora Underwood, PhD. Photo link to her personal profile page.

Nora Underwood, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Biological Science
King Life Sciences Building, Rm. 4008


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