Honors Program Faculty
Jonathan Allen, Ph.D.
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.
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
Timothy Hilton, Ph.D.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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