Administration/Staff

Jean Kampe

  • Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education
  • Dean of the Pavlis Honors College
  • Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

Specialties

  • Facilitate implementation of Michigan Tech’s undergraduate curriculum
  • Supports ongoing growth in the Pavlis Honors College
  • Chairs General Education and Assessment Councils
  • Oversees Academic Advising
  • Assists with Faculty Development
Jim Baker

Jim Baker

  • Associate Vice President for Research Administration

Specialties

  • Intellectual property/patents
  • Technology licensing
  • Corporate research
  • Spin-off/start-up business development

Richard J. Berkey

  • Professor of Practice, Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Director, The Enterprise Program and Chair, Enterprise Governing Board
  • Advisor, Supermileage Systems Enterprise

Specialties

  • Corporate/Industry Sponsorship
  • Product Development
  • Program Management
  • Lean / Six Sigma / Design for Six Sigma Methodologies

Laura Kasson Fiss

  • Research Assistant Professor, Pavlis Honors College
  • Assistant Director of the Pathway Program, Pavlis Honors College
  • Affiliated Research Assistant Professor of English Literature, Humanities

Specialties

  • Victorian literature
  • Gender studies
  • History of the book
  • Children’s literature
  • Music and performance history 
  • Humor
  • Emotion/affect studies
  • Qualitative educational research
  • Curriculum Development
Paige Hackney

Paige Hackney

  • Assistant to the Associate Provost and Budget Manager

Specialties

  • Budget management
  • Competitive scholarship process management
  • Pavlis program planning/coordination
Robert Handler

Robert M. Handler

  • SURF and URIP Program Coordinator, Pavlis Honors College
  • Operations Manager/Senior Research Engineer, Sustainable Futures Institute
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Kari B. Henquinet

  • Director, Peace Corps Master's International Programs
  • Director, Peace Corps Prep Program
  • Principal Lecturer, Department of Social Sciences

Areas of Expertise

  • International/transnational development
  • Faith-based development
  • Gender
  • Human rights
  • Global service learning
  • African studies (Niger)
  • Disaster risk reduction and vulnerability
Angela Hoffman

Angela Hoffman

  • Instructor

Specialties

  • Educational Leadership
  • Critical Pedagogy
  • Critical Discourse Analysis
  • College Access and Student Retention
  • Program Design
  • Intersection of Identities and Experiences
  • Foster Care and Family Privilege
Kristi Juntunen

Kristi Juntunen

  • Student Program Coordinator

Specialties

  • Event planning and coordination
  • Honors Pathway Program student support
  • LEAN

Vienna Leonarduzzi

  • Marketing and Communications Director
  • Interim Study Abroad Program Specialist

More About Vienna

  • Vienna was born and raised in the Upper Peninsula
  • Vienna received her first Bachelors degree from Finlandia University in liberal arts and communications, and minor in philosophy. She received her second Bachelors degree from Michigan Tech in scientific and technical communications (STC), with a concentration in media studies.
  • Vienna has traveled to Australia, Cyprus, India, Italy, and Spain
  • In the summer, Vienna enjoys spending time outdoors on the water and trails. In the fall and winter she enjoys sipping tea while binge-watching Netflix. 

Specialties

  • Oversees all Pavlis Honors College marketing and communications
  • Oversees all University outbound study abroad programming, recruitment, marketing, admissions, advising, and pre-departure
Chris Morgan

Chris Morgan

  • Assistant Director of Educational Partnerships, Enterprise Program

Links of Interest

Specialties

  • Corporate/Industry Sponsorship
  • Enterprise Program Management
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Electrification of Mobility
  • Connected and Autonomous Vehicles
  • Professional Development Training
Darnishia Morris

Darnishia Morris

  • Pavlis Educator and Manager of Global Engagement Programs

Specialties

  • Experiential Learning
  • International Education
  • Career Planning
  • Student Engagement
Briana Tucker

Briana Tucker

  • Enterprise Program Coordinator

Specialties

  • Coordinates campus engagement with industry and alumni
  • Enterprise curriculum and programming
  • Design Expo