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HNRS-200 | Honors Inquiry I | Climate Change: Science, Politics, and Policy

  1. Todd Eisenstadt, Professor

    SPA - Government

    Professor Eisenstadt's research focuses on the intersection of formal institutions and laws with informal institutions and practices, mostly in democratizing countries in Latin America. He is presently PI (along with Karleen West) of a National Scien… More

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    (202) 885-6493

  2. Stephen MacAvoy, Associate Professor

    CAS - Environmental Science

    Working in biogeochemistry and ecology, I've been particularly interested in areas where marine and freshwater systems interface such as those that appear in tidal aquatic environments. I'm also interested in how nutrients flow through and are utiliz… More

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    (202) 885-3003

HNRS-210 | Honors Inquiry II | Burden of Proof: Forensic Science and Criminal Justice/h3>

  1. Richard Bennett, Professor

    SPA - Justice, Law and Criminology

    Professor Bennett's research interests include comparative criminology, comparative criminal justice, and police organization and procedures. He has published extensively in the area of cross-national crime, policing and comparative police systems. H… More

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    (202) 885-2956

  2. James Girard, Professor

    CAS - Chemistry

    Dr. James Girard teaches analytical, environmental and forensic chemistry, as well as chemistry for non-science majors. He is the author of a textbook for environmental and chemistry students, Principles of Environmental Chemistry. He is also the aut… More

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    (202) 885-1791

  3. Elizabeth Malloy, Associate Professor

    CAS - Math & Statistics

    Professor Malloy received her PhD in Statistics from the University of New Mexico and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Biostatistics at the Harvard School of Public Health. Her research interests include survival analysis, functional data analy… More

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    (202) 885-3614

HNRS-220 | Honors Inquiry III | Thinking Emotion: From Physiology to Ethics

  1. Michele Carter, Professor

    CAS - Psychology

    Dr. Carter received his doctorate and master’s degrees from Vanderbilt University and his bachelor’s degree from Georgia State University. He completed a clinical internship at the Palo Alto V.A. followed by a postdoctoral at the Center for Stress an… More

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    (202) 885-1712

  2. Richard Sha, Professor

    CAS - Literature

    Professor Sha teaches courses in Nineteenth-Century Literature, especially British Romanticism, and in Asian American Literature. He has drafted a new book entitled,  Science and Imagination in Romanticism, 1750-1850, for which he has received a 2012… More

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    (202) 885-2928

  3. April Shelford, Associate Professor

    CAS - History

    April G. Shelford is an intellectual historian of early modern Europe. Her article “Thinking Geometrically in Pierre-Daniel Huet’s Demonstratio evangelica (1679)” won the Selma Forkosch prize for best article published in the Journal of the History o… More

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    (202) 885-2613

HNRS-230 | Honors Inquiry IV | Creativity and Innovation: Film, Media and Perception

  1. Andrew Holtin, Associate Professor

    CAS - Art

    Andy Holtin received his MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University’s Sculpture and Exended Media program. His work uses technological systems to create perfomative objects and interactive installations, incorporating an exploratory range ofmaterials … More

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    (202) 885-3928

  2. Arthur Shapiro, Professor

    CAS - Psychology

    Arthur Shapiro specializes in the areas of visual perception and cognitive neuroscience. He did his undergraduate work in Mathematics (Computer Science) and Psychology (Cognitive Science) at U.C. San Diego. He received his PhD in Psychology from Colu… More

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    (202) 885-1759

  3. Maggie Burnette Stogner, Associate Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Maggie Burnette Stogner is a full-time professor of Film and Media Arts. She teaches in the Film and Media Arts division, bringing over 25 years of experience to the classroom. During her nine years at National Geographic, she produced, directed and … More

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    (202) 885-2160