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  • #FirstGenBSU: Jackson Bartlett

    Dr. Jackson Bartlett is an Assistant Teaching Professor for the Ball State Honors College. Dr. Bartlett’s research agenda examines issues of race, class, and gender; economic sociology; urban sociology; and black neighborhoods. His work can be found in Issues in Race and Society and he is currently working on a book manuscript on the place […]

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  • Professor Jason Powell

    Dr. Jason Powell is currently an associate teaching professor of Honors Humanities at Ball State University. He also serves as Vice President for the Beneficence Family Scholars.  What goals do you have for your courses? I guess the goal of my courses is to incite opportunity for transcendence. I know this sounds cheesy, romantic, even […]

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  • #FirstGenBSU: Elizabeth Dalton

    Elizabeth Dalton, Associate Professor of Honors Humanities, has been a Ball State faculty member since 1991. Her fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction essays have appeared in a number of literary journals, including Clockhouse Review, Glassworks, and Adanna. She lives on a homestead near Mooreland, IN, with her husband, John, two dogs, two cats, and eight […]

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  • Professor Obed Frausto Gatica

    Dr. Obed Frausto earned his PhD in Philosophy of Science; Social Studies of Science and Technology at Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico. Dr. Obed Frausto has completed research fellowships at Harvard University in the United States, Cardiff University in Wales, and l’Université de Paris VIII Vincennes-Saint-Denis in Paris, France. In his doctoral dissertation, he worked […]

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  • Professor Jackson Bartlett

    Dr. Jackson Bartlett earned his BA in Urban Studies & Africana Studies at Wayne State University, and both his MA and PhD in African American Studies at Northwestern University. He started at Ball State in the fall of 2018. Here in the Honors College, he teaches the social science core, along with topics courses on […]

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  • Honors College Dean John Emert

    Dr. John Emert is Dean of the Honors College, appointed July 1, 2017. He joined the Ball State Faculty after earning a B.A. in Mathematics and Music and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Tennessee.  He served previously as Chair of the Department of Mathematical Sciences and then Associate Dean of […]

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  • Honors Thesis Appointments

    All Honors College students are required to complete an honors thesis. The honors thesis appointments  process has changed, but we have you covered!   Planning to graduate in 2020? If so, have you signed up for your thesis meeting?   If you have yet to do so, you are in luck because SEPTEMBER IS THESIS […]

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  • September is Honors Thesis Month!

    The honors thesis can be terrifying, but it doesn’t have to be. Associate Dean of the Honors College and Professor of History Dr. Amy Livingstone gives some helpful advice.  Where should students look to get more information about beginning the thesis process? There are several resources for students to help them kickstart their honors thesis. One great resource […]

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  • Director of National & International Scholarships Dr. Barb Stedman

    Barb Stedman grew up in northeastern Ohio but started becoming “Hoosierized” in 1977, when she came to Indiana to attend Taylor University. All of her degrees are in English, and her primary teaching and research interests have been in cultural studies and environmental literature, especially Indiana’s environmental literature. After teaching at several other institutions (including […]

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