Advocates Team

This group of men works closely with the NSF-funded ADVANCE initiative and the Advocates and Allies Advisory Board (A3B) to make our campus culture more inclusive by advancing knowledge and allyship. 

Chair

David Flaspohler

  • Professor
  • Director of Undergraduate Programs
djflaspo@mtu.edu
Noblet Building 115

Advocates Team

Andrew Barnard

  • Director, Great Lakes Research Center
  • Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering—Engineering Mechanics
  • Faculty Advisor, SENSE Enterprise
arbarnar@mtu.edu
906-487-2412
GLRC 307
Robert Handler

Robert Handler

  • SURF and URIP Program Coordinator, Pavlis Honors College
  • Operations Manager/Senior Research Engineer, Sustainable Futures Institute
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
rhandler@mtu.edu
906-487-3612
Dow Building 840

Timothy Havens

  • William and Gloria Jackson Professor of Computer Systems
  • Associate Dean for Research, College of Computing
  • Director, Institute of Computing and Cybersystems
thavens@mtu.edu
906-487-3115
EERC 504
Mike Olson - Senator

Mike Olson - Senator

  • Professional Staff - Advancement and Alumni Engagement
  • Senate Term Ends - 2022