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Meet our distinguished professors

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Our faculty are top scholars with degrees from prestigious universities

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Our curriculum combines academic rigor and practical experiences

Our Faculty and Staff are Top-Notch!

The Wilkes Honors College hires faculty that not only hold the highest academic credentials in their fields, but also excel in getting students to engage in critical thinking and develop their ability to approach problems from interdisciplinary perspectives.

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Congresswoman Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, Owen Silvera, Jillian Hanley, and Cara Capp at EVCO 2019
WHC Students Attend Everglades Coalition Conference

Wilkes Honors College students, Owen Silvera, and Jillian Hanley received a scholarship to attend the 34th annual Everglades Coalition conference in Duck Key, Fla. The awards were made possible by through the efforts of... more

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Honors College Student Presents Research at National Conference

Czoka presented her research Virtually a Criminal: A Visual Ethnography of the Urban Criminal Underground in Grand Theft Auto Five, during a gallery session on technology at the 2018 American Anthropological Association conference... more

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Wilkes Honors College Benefactor Dinner

Setting the standard for honors colleges nationwide. The Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College of FAU hosted its Annual Benefactors Dinner at the Abocoa Golf Club on Thursday. President John Kelly provided a university update,... more

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Wilkes Honors College assistant biology professor receives mentoring award

Johanna Kowalko, Ph.D. the assistant professor of biology of the Wilkes Honors College and member of the Jupiter Life Science Initiative, recently received a Mentoring Award from FAU’s Division of Research for 2019. Kowalko... more

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Wilkes Honors College Moot Court Team Receives Top Honors

The Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College moot court celebrated a successful weekend at the South Atlantic Regional Tournament. Four teams competed in at the tournament held at the University of Tampa on November 10th and 11th.... more

 
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SPOTLIGHT STORIES

Students
Morgan Cable
Morgan Cable
Wilkes Honors College, Chemistry, 2005

Wilkes Honors College alumna Morgan Cable, Ph.D., ’05, was highlighted for her research in the publication "Chemical and Engineering News" (C&EN). Read More

Nathan Van Zee
Nathan Van Zee
Wilkes Honors College, Chemistry, 2010

Wilkes Honors College alumnus, Nathan J. Van Zee, Ph.D., is lead author on a study published in the journal "Nature" about water’s role in the formation of supramolecular structures. Read More

FACULTY
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Lucia Carvelli, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Neuroscience

Lucia Carvelli, Ph.D., joined the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College as a tenured associate professor and the FAU Brain Institute as an Investigator. Carvelli also holds a secondary appointment in the Charles E. Schmidt College... Read More

Laura Vernon, Ph.D.
Laura Vernon, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology

Laura Vernon, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology in the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, was FAU’s 2018 Distinguished Teacher of the Year, an award that is determined by FAU students. Read More