Trailblazers 2017 Cohort

We are pleased to announce the 2017-18 inaugural cohort of Trailblazers: Provost’s Mentoring Initiative for Faculty. This initiative will provide experiential leadership training that will focus on the unique challenges of leadership in higher education and STEM disciplines in particular. Trailblazers will establish mentoring programs in their departments and/or colleges.

College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences
Paula Agudelo, Plant and Environmental Sciences
Kay Cooksey, Food, Nutrition and Packaging Sciences
Kristine Vernon, Animal and Veterinary Sciences
College of Architecture, Arts, and Humanities
Erin Goss, English, Architecture
Hala Nassar, Architecture
Kerrie Seymour, Performing Arts
College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences
Lori Dickes, Parks, Recreation and Tourism
Joseph Mazer, Communication
Travers Scott, Communication
Heidi Zinzow, Psychology
College of Business
Nona Woolbright, Graphic Communications
College of Education
Natasha Croom, Educational and Organizational Leadership Development
Corrine Sackett, Education and Human Development
College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences
Burak Eksioglu, Industrial Engineering
Rachel Getman, Chemical and Bimolecular Engineering
Melinda Harman, Bioengineering
Karen High, Engineering and Science Education
Christopher Kitchens, Chemical and Bimolecular Engineering
Jeremy J. Mercuri, Bioengineering
Thompson Mefford, Materials Science and Engineering
Sapna Sarupria, Chemical and Bimolecular Engineering
Melissa Smith, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Joshua Summers, Mechanical Engineering
College of Science
Saara DeWalt, Biological Sciences
Carlos Garcia Perez, Chemistry
Amy Lawton-Rauh, Genetics and Biochemistry
Christina Wells, Biological Sciences 

University Libraries
Jan Comfort, Librarian