Pavlis Honors College


Adrienne Minerick

  • Interim Dean, Pavlis Honors College
  • Professor, Chemical Engineering

Research Interests

  • Microdevices
  • Medical diagnostics
  • Nonlinear electrophoresis
Jim Baker

Jim Baker

  • Associate Vice President for Research Administration


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

Becky Barnard

  • Marketing and Content Specialist


  • Pre-admission student outreach and communications
  • Pavlis Honors College application and admissions process
  • Student engagement and onboarding
  • Website and social media
  • Marketing and recruitment
  • Pavlis Honors Ambassadors
  • Pavlis Honors pathways and components
Richard Berkey

Richard J. Berkey

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


  • 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


  • 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

  • Director of College Administration
  • Pavlis Honors College


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

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


  • 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


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

Vienna Leonarduzzi

  • 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. 


  • Oversees all University outbound study abroad programming, recruitment, marketing, admissions, advising, and pre-departure
  • Oversees international exchange partnerships
  • Oversees faculty-led study abroad programs
  • Provides visa application advising to study abroad students
  • Assists with incoming international exchange student admissions 
  • Manages study abroad web pages 
  • Assists with PHC advising and events

Lorelle A. Meadows

  • Founding Dean, Pavlis Honors College
  • Research Associate Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences


  • STEM Education Research
  • Human-Centered Design
  • Service-Learning
Chris Morgan

Chris Morgan

  • Assistant Director of Educational Partnerships, Enterprise Program

Links of Interest


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

Mary Raber

  • Assistant Dean of Academic Programs, Pavlis Honors College
  • Director of Global Leadership
  • Co-Director of Husky Innovate


  • Engineering Education Research
  • Leadership Development
  • Program Management
  • Product Development Process
  • Design Thinking
  • Lean Startup

Marika Seigel

  • Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Technical Communication, Humanities

Research Areas

  • Rhetoric of health and medicine
  • Feminist theory
  • Women's rhetorics
  • Rhetoric of science and technology
  • Technical communication
  • Usability
  • Writing program administration
  • Undergraduate education
Darnishia Slade

Darnishia Slade

  • Manager, Global Engagement Programs


  • Experiential Learning
  • International Education
  • Career Planning
  • Student Engagement
Sarah (Yin Yin) Tan

Sarah (Yin Yin) Tan

  • Research Assistant Professor, Pavlis Honors College
  • Education Assessment Specialist, Pavlis Honors College and IDEAhub
  • Affiliated Research Assistant Professor, Department of Cognitive and Learning Science


  • Education/Psychology assessment and interview methods

  •  Cognitive task analysis and user experience testing/evaluation 

  • Human performance, decision-making, and preference measuring & modeling 

  • Experiential Learning/Explainable AI 

  • Cultural differences

Briana Tucker

Briana Tucker

  • Enterprise Program Coordinator


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