Research and Engagement Academy Past Scholarly Coaches

A scholarly coach is a senior faculty member with a track record of external funding success and the personal qualities necessary to support and coach a faculty colleague. A scholarly coach has the opportunity to join this learning community of scholars, designed to advance faculty scholarship through external funding opportunities.

Eleanor D. Abrams (2011-2014)
Executive Director, Engagement and Faculty Development
Office of the Senior Vice Provost, Engagement and Academic Outreach
Professor
Department of Education
College of Liberal Arts

Jeff Bolster (2013, 2016)
Professor
Department of History
College of Liberal Arts

Dennis A. Britton (2014)
Co-chair, Research and Engagement Academy
Office of the Senior Vice Provost, Engagement and Academic Outreach
Associate Professor
Department of English
College of Liberal Arts

Janet Campbell (2011-2013)
Research Professor Emerita
Department of Earth Sciences
Ocean Process Analysis Laboratory
Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space

Leslie J. Couse (2014-2016)
Professor and Chair
Department of Education
College of Liberal Arts

Michele M. Dillon (2011-2014, Senior Scholarly Coach)
Professor and Chair
Department of Sociology
College of Liberal Arts

Charles Drum (2011-2012)
Professor
Health Management and Policy
College of Health and Human Services
DirectorInstitute on Disability

Burt Feintuch (2013-2015)
Professor and Director
Department of English
Center for Humanities
College of Liberal Arts

Serita D. Frey (2011)
Professor
Department of Natural Resources & the Environment
College of Life Sciences and Agriculture

Kevin H. Gardner (2011-2016)
Professor 
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering 
College of Engineering and Physical Sciences
Faculty Fellow
Office of the Senior Vice Provost for Research

Michael Gass (2012-2014)
Professor
Department of Kinesiology
College of Health and Human Services

David Hiley (2011-2012)
Professor
Department of Philosophy
College of Liberal Arts

Andrew Houtenville (2011-2014)
Associate Professor
Department of Economics 
Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics
Research Director
Institute on Disability

Brad L. Kinsey (2011-2013)
Professor and Chair
Department of Mechanical Engineering
College of Engineering and Physical Sciences
Co-Chair, Research and Engagement Academy
Office of the Senior Vice Provost of Engagement and Academic Outreach

William H. McDowell (2012, 2013, 2015)
Professor and Presidential Chair
Department of Natural Resources and the Environment
College of Life Sciences and Agriculture

Scott Ollinger (2012)
Professor 
Department of Natural Resources and the Environment
College of Life Sciences and Agriculture
Associate Director
Earth Systems Research Center
Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space

Sharyn Potter (2011)
Associate Professor
Department of Sociology 
College of Liberal Arts
Co-Director
Prevention Innovations

Barry N. Rock (2013-2016)
Professor Emeritus
Department of Natural Resources and the Environment
College of Life Sciences and Agriculture
Earth Systems Research Center
Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans and Space

Julia E. Rodriguez (2015)
Associate Professor
Department of History
College of Liberal Arts

Michael E. Swack (2013-2016)
Professor
Department of Economics and Management
Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics
Faculty Director
Center on Social Innovation and Finance 
The Carsey School of Public Policy

W. Kelley Thomas (2014, 2016)
Hubbard Endowed Chair and Director
Hubbard Center for Genome Studies
Professor
Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Biomedical Sciences
College of Life Sciences and Agriculture

Louis Tisa (2016)
Professor
Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Biomedical Sciences
College of Life Sciences and Agriculture

Venky Venkatachalam (2011, 2014)
Former UNH Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Professor of Information Systems
Department of Decision Sciences
Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics

David H. Watters (2011-2012)
Professor 
Department of English 
College of Liberal Arts 
Former Faculty Fellow 
Office of the Senior Vice Provost, Engagement and Academic Outreach