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The Eminence Fellows Program places a high regard on academic rigor and original inquiry. With the resources of a first-class research university and the close-knit community of a liberal arts college, Eminence Fellows have the opportunity to work closely with some of the university's most distinguished faculty through the Eminence Faculty Network (EFN).

Beginning research as early as the first year, Fellows go on to contribute to the body of knowledge in their field by completing an Honors Thesis or other capstone requirement for graduation. This collaborative experience enhances learning in all disciplines.

Eminence Faculty Network

One of the goals of the Eminence Fellows Program is that each Fellow will develop close relationships with faculty members in an area of mutual interest.  To meet this goal, the Eminence Program has created a network of faculty who are well connected to a wide variety of other faculty in their own and related disciplines and are able to identify those faculty who could potentially become mentors.  This interaction will enhance the students' academic experience and help to connect them to opportunities, other influential faculty, staff, and students (both undergraduate as well as graduate). ​

Ruth Barrientos

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

Biological Sciences
Bear Braumoeller
Professor, Political ScienceSocial and Behavioral Sciences
Hollie Nyseth BrehmAssociate Professor, Sociology​
Social and Behavioral Sciences

​Jim Fredal​

​Associate Professor, English​Humanities
Lisa Hall
​Associate Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Lawrence KirschnerProfessor, Internal MedicineBiological Sciences
Jennifer Leight

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering


Megan LePere-Schloop

​Assistant Professor, John Glenn College of Public Affairs

​Social and Behavioral Sciences

Thomas McDow
Associate Professor, History
​Lauren Pintor

​Assistant Professor, School of Environmental and Natural Resources
​Environmental Sciences

Andrea Prud’homme

Associate Professor, Fisher College of Business​


Amy Lovett-Racke

Associate Professor, Department of Microbial Infection and Immunity

Biological Sciences
Paul Sivilotti
Associate Professor, Computer Science and Engineering
​Maurice Stevens
​Professor, Comparative Studies
​Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences
Amanda Ewart Toland​Associate Professor, Cancer Biology & Genetics and Internal Medicine, Division of Human Genetics​Biological Sciences
Tanya Berger-Wolfe
​​Professor and Director of the Translational Data Analytics Institute
​​Natural and Mathematical Sciences