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Calhoun Honors Discovery Program Faculty & Staff

Paul Knox

Paul Knox

Interim Executive Director of Calhoun Honors Discovery Program, Founding Dean of the Honors College

Amy Arnold

Amy Arnold
Collegiate Assistant Professor, Calhoun Center for Higher Education Innovation

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Neal Henshaw
Technical Director

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Jake Keyel
Collegiate Assistant Professor, Calhoun Center for Higher Education Innovation

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Michelle Kovac
Program Manager

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Michael Kretser
Collegiate Assistant Professor

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Shahabedin Sagheb
Collegiate Assistant Professor

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Robert Smith
Boeing Technical Fellow
CHDP Distinguished Professor of Practice

Alkan Soysal

Alkan Soysal
Collegiate Associate Professor

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Katie Walkup
Collegiate Associate Professor

Our team of faculty and staff work closely with the Honors College

Affiliated Faculty

A number of faculty from across campus with interest in transdisciplinary education in collaborative technology innovation for societal impact join the CHDP program faculty in the development and delivery of CHDP program course modules.

Visiting Professors of Practice

David Calhoun

David Calhoun
President and Chief Executive Officer, The Boeing Company | Distinguished Visiting Lecturer

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Chip Blankenship
Montgomery Distinguished Professor of Practice, Academic General Faculty, Teaching Materials Science and Engineering Retired GE Appliances, a Haier company | Visiting Professor of Practice

 

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Harry Chase
Director at GE Appliances, a Haier Company | Visiting Professor of Practice

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Charles Erignac
Associate Technical Fellow, Boeing Visiting Professor of Practice

Gene Fife
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Gregory Garrett

Eugene (Gene) V. Fife
Founder of Vawter Capital LLC | Distinguished Visiting Lecturer

Jonathan Fulton
Enterprise Industrial Engineering, BR&T, Boeing | Visiting Professor of Practice

Gregory Garrett
Senior Ergonomics Lead, BDS Advanced Manufacturing Operations, Ergonomics/Safety & Human Augmentation, Boeing | Visiting Professor of Practice

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Catherine Bond Hill

Miriam Grace
Senior Technical Fellow, Advanced Information Technologist, Boeing | Visiting Professor of Practice

Tazio Grivetti
Emerging Technologies Program Leader, Caterpillar Inc. Visiting Professor of Practice

Catherine Bond Hill
Managing Director, ITHAKA S+R | Visiting Professor of Practice

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Tony Kauer
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Trent Ingrim
GE Appliances, a Haier Company | Visiting Professor of Practice

Tony Kauer
Associate Technical Fellow, Production System Architect, Boeing | Visiting Professor of Practice

Erick King
Co-Founder and Executive Director, Capital Youth Empowerment Program | Visiting Professor of Practice

Martin Kurzwell
Dimitris Lappas
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Martin Kurzwell
Director, Educational Transformation Program, ITHAKA S+R Visiting Professor of Practice

Dimitris Lappas
Sr. Global Services Director at JDA Software / Blue Yonde | Visiting Professor of Practice

Melinda Leland
Director of Youth Success, United Way Southwest Virginia Visiting Professor of Practice

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Elaine MacDonald
Materials & Process Engineer, Boeing Research & Technology, Boeing Visiting Professor of Practice

Mike Richey
Associate Technical Fellow, Chief Learning Scientist, Leadership, Learning and Organizational Capability, Boeing | Visiting Professor of Practice

Karl Sheldon
General Manager, Advanced Military Engineering, GE Aviation | Visiting Professor of Practice

Rich Stark
Travis Staton
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Rich Stark
787 Structures Engineering Manager, Boeing Visiting Professor of Practice

Travis Staton
President and CEO, United Way Southwest Virginia Visiting Professor of Practice

John Tracy
Chief Technology Officer & Senior Vice President of Engineering, Operations, and Technology (Retired), The Boeing Company | Distinguished Visiting Lecturer

John Williams

John Williams
Associate Technical Fellow, Additive Electronics Technologies, BR&T, Boeing | Visiting Professor of Practice