Honors Program Faculty

Jonathan Allen, Ph.D.Jonathan_Allen


Educational Background

Ph.D., M.A., Princeton University
M.A., McGill University
M.A., B.A., Rand Afrikaans University
B.A., Stellenbosch University

Dr. Allen will be teaching HON 101, Origins Western Values - Antiquity, in the fall semester.  This is Dr. Allen's first semester teaching in the Honors Program.  Dr. Allen serves on the Honors Program Board Committee. 


Gabriel Noah Brahm, Jr.,  Ph.D.G_Brahm

Educational Background

M.A., Ph.D., University of California - Santa Cruz
B.A., University of California - Los Angeles           

Dr. Brahm taught HON 112, Modern Art American Sources, in winter semester.  He looks forward to teaching this class again in the fall.  Dr. Brahm's biography   







Tim_HiltonTimothy Hilton, Ph.D.


Educational Background

A. M., Ph.D., University of Chicago
B.A., Boston College

  

Dr. Hilton taught HON 211, The Social Sciences, in the fall 2010 semester. This course introduced students to the social issues of Michigan's Upper Peninsula.  Several of Dr. Hilton's students will be presenting their research this October at the National Collegiate Honors Council's annual conference at Phoenix, Arizona.  Dr. Hilton's biography




Michael Joy, Ph.D.Michael_Joy

Educational Background

M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota
B.A., Carleton College



A dedicated College Quiz Bowl coach, Dr. Joy enjoys working with students from the Honors Program.  He will be teaching HON 201, Origins/Western Values Medieval to Modern, in the fall semester.




Nell Kupper, Ph.D.Nell_Kupper

Educational Background

M.A., Ph.D., University of Tennessee
B.F.A., Virginia Commonwealth University



Dr. Nell Kupper, Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures, has been involved in NMU's Honors Program since 2004.  She frequently teaches HON 111, Modern Art - European Sources, and has served on the Honors Program's Board. 



Lesley Larkin, Ph. D.Lesley_Larkin

Educational Background

M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington
B.A., Linfield College

Dr. Larkin looks forward to teaching HON 112, Modern Art American Sources, in the winter semester.  Welcome, Dr. Larkin!  Dr. Larkin's biography





Alan McEvoy, Ph.D.Alan_McEvoy

Educational Background

M.A., Ph.D., Western Michigan
B.A., Grand Valley State



Professor of Sociology and Department Head, Dr. Alan McEvoy will be teaching HON 211, the Social Sciences, this fall.  The class content will focus on violence in America.  Dr. McEvoy's biography





Russell Prather, Ph.D.Russ_Prather



Educational Background


B.A., University of British Columbia
M.A., University of Washington
M.F.A., University of Washington
Ph.D, University of Washington


Two courses were taught by Dr. Prather in the fall 2010 semester:  HON 111, Modern Art -European Sources, and HON 112, Modern Art-American Sources.  Dr. Prather has taught in the Honors Program for a number of years, and has served on the Honors Program Board.   Dr. Prather's biography