Staff Listing

Marika Seigel

  • Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education
  • Dean of the Pavlis Honors College
  • Associate Professor, Humanities

Research Areas

  • Educational Innovation
  • Rhetoric of Health and Medicine
  • Writing Program Administration


  • Facilitate implementation of Michigan Tech’s undergraduate curriculum
  • Support ongoing growth in the Pavlis Honors College
Lisa Casper

Lisa Casper

  • Husky Innovate Representative
Angel Cooke

Angel Cooke

  • Assistant to the Associate Provost and Budget Manager


  • Administrative support for the Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education and the Dean of Pavlis Honors College
  • Administrative support for the Director and Staff of the Jackson Center for Teaching and Learning
  • Human Resource Coordinator and Payroll Manager
  • Budget Analyst and Manager
  • Liaison for Sponsored Programs and Michigan Tech Fund
  • Provides support for SURF and URIP 
  • Associate Teaching Professor, Pavlis Honors College
  • Affiliated Associate Teaching Professor, Humanities
  • Assistant Director, Pavlis Honors Program


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

Robert M. Handler

  • SURF and URIP Program Coordinator, Pavlis Honors College
  • Senior Research Engineer, Chemical Engineering

Chris Hohnholt

  • Instructor and Curriculum Development Specialist, Pavlis Honors College


  • Honors Program student support
  • Leadership/Mentorship
  • Entomology/Integrated Pest Management
Kristi Juntunen

Kristi Juntunen

  • Honors Program Manager


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

Darnishia Morris

  • Instructor and Manager of Global Engagement Programs, Pavlis Honors College


  • Experiential Learning
  • International Education
  • Career Planning
  • Student Engagement
Susan Nielsen

Susan Nielsen

  • Adjunct Instructor, Pavlis Honors College


  • Non-traditional K-12 education
  • Leadership
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Consulting
  • Instructional design
  • Leadership development