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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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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 Assistant 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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Jordan Baczynski
Systems Engineering Lead, Boeing

Michelle Barber
Technical Fellow (TF), Missiles & Weapon Systems, Boeing

Chip Blankenship
President GE Appliances, GE Retired

Dan Braley
Global Services, Additive Manufacturing,
Boeing

Charles Camarda
Astronaut, NASA Retired

Clint Church
Engineering Manager, Aurora

Camille Felton
Principal Team Leader,
Chick-fil-A, Inc.

Joseph Freitas
VP Finance,
Kenco Group

Jonathan Fulton
Enterprise Industrial Engineering, BR&T, Boeing

Tony Kauer

Jeff Glenzer
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Association for Financial Professionals

Jim Kaitz
Co-Founder and Executive Director,
Association for Financial Professionals

Tony Kauer
Associate Technical Fellow, Production Ops, Boeing 

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Dimitris Lappas

Erick King
Co-Founder and Executive Director, Capital Youth Empowerment Program

Bryan Lapidus
Director, FP&A Practice, Association for Financial Professionals (AFP)

Dimitris Lappas
Sr. Global Services Director at JDA Software / Blue Yonde

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Brian Laughlin
Technical Fellow, Advanced Production, Boeing

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

Keith Mefford
PhD, Technical Fellow, Missile and Weapons Systems, Boeing

Jesse Mishler
Senior Vice President, FP&A, Carr Properties

Michael Nevinsky
Associate Technical Fellow, Structures,
Boeing

Timothy Nolan
Senior Software Engineer,
Immersive Technology Boeing

Mike Richey

Matthew O'Brien
Strategy & Operations, Boeing

Mike Richey
Learning and Organizational Capability, Boeing 

Danielle Roth
Verizon

Rich Stark

Carl Schaefer
Program Manager,
Aurora

David Sims
Finishes & Corrosion, 
Boeing

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

John Williams

Jesse Todd
Digital Transformation Lead, Microsoft

Nicolle Williams
Manager, BGS, 
Boeing

John Williams
Associate Technical Fellow, Additive Electronics Technologies, Boeing