University Honors faculty are committed to both teaching and mentoring. The faculty listed below work primarily within the department of their specialty, and we are proud to welcome them to Honors classrooms.
2010-2011 Honors Teaching Faculty
Alan Boraas - HNRS A192 (Professor, Anthropology) 262-0360, email@example.com
Diane Erickson - HNRS A209 (Faculty Associate, University Honors College) 786-4874, firstname.lastname@example.org
Songho Ha - HNRS A291 (Assistant Professor, History) 786-1650, email@example.com
Steve Haycox - HNRS A291 (Professor, History and Geography, Honors/Forty-Ninth State Fellows Program)
Stephen Haycox is an American cultural historian specializing in the history of the American West and Alaska. He teaches Alaska history, American West and American environmental history. He has recently published Frigid Embrace: Politics, Economics and Environment in Alaska (Oregon State University Press, 2002) and a new Alaska history: Alaska - An American Colony (University of Washington Press, 2002). His articles on the history of the Alaska Native Brotherhood, the most powerful and effective Native group in Alaska before the claims settlement act, led to his appearance in the award-winning PBS documentary on Alaska Native land claims, “This Land is Ours,” produced in 1996. In 2002 the University of Alaska honored him with the Edith R. Bullock Prize for Excellence, the system's highest annual faculty award.
Diane Hirshberg - HNRS A 292 (Professor, Institute of Social & Economic Research; Associate Professor, Center for Community Engagement & Learning) 786-5413, firstname.lastname@example.org
John Kennish – HNRS A392 (Professor, Chemistry)
Dr. Kennish is an environmental analytical chemist who studies the activation of cytochrome P-450 in fish exposed to low levels of persistent organic pollutants (POP), movement of ultra trace levels of metals in the environment, the role of fatty acids in diseases of Native Alaskans, the fatty acid composition in some wild foods of Native Alaskans, and the impact of fatty acids on Native Alaskan and marine mammal diets. Dr. Kennish has 30 publications in refereed journals many of which have student co-authors.
Claudia Lampman (Professor, Psychology)
Dr. Lampman's specialty is in social psychology. She is the Chair of UAA's Institutional Review Board and is actively involved in the Kids Count Alaska Project. Her current research interests involve the way images of male and female sexuality are portrayed in the media. She recently concluded a content analysis of sexuality in magazine advertisements and is currently working on a content analysis of sexual behavior and verbal sexual reference in the workplace as portrayed on television.
Mary Logan - HNRS A192, 348-8868, email@example.com
Dennis McMillian HNRS A310, 743-1202, firstname.lastname@example.org
Francisco Miranda – HNRS A192 (Associate Professor, Languages)
Dr. Miranda is an Associate Professor of Spanish in UAA's Department of Languages. He received his B.A. from California State University, and his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Yale University.
James Muller - HNRS 191/192 (Professor, Political Science, Honors/Forty-Ninth State Fellows Program)
Dr. Muller earned his Ph.D. from Harvard University and specializes in the life and times of Winston Churchill.
LuAnn Piccard - HNRS 192 (Assistant Professor, School of Engineering)
Don Rearden- HNRS 192 (Assistant Professor, College of Preparatory & Developmental Studies)