Academic Advisors

The Honors academic advisors are here for you! Whether you have Honors-specific concerns or general scheduling questions, please feel free to schedule a meeting with one of our incredible advisors to answer your questions. Honors students can meet with any of the below advisors regardless of the advisor's specialties.

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Scott Linneman, Ph.D.

Email: linnems@wwu.edu
Phone: (360) 650-3446
Office: Old Main 330I

Specialties:

  • STEM fields
  • Geology
  • Study Abroad
  • Fulbright Fellowship
  • Honors Capstone
  • Course exemptions
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Julie Dugger, Ph.D

Email: duggerj2@wwu.edu
Phone: 360-650-4989

Capstone Coordinator

Specialties:

  • Honors Capstone logistics
  • Humanities and English
  • Fiction writing
  • Academic and professional writing
  • Research resources
  • Personal/application statements
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Ryan Walker

Email: walkerr9@wwu.edu
Phone: 360-650-6142

Specialties:

  • Humanities
  • The ancient Mediterranean
  • Comparative mythology(Continental) philosophy
  • Literary/critical theory
  • Cultural studies
  • First-Year Advising
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Hannah Saleeb

Email: blankh@wwu.edu
Phone: 360-650-3760
Office: Old Main 330D

Specialties:

  • Humanities
  • Anthropology
  • Journalism/Public Relations
  • Spanish
  • Honors Capstone
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Tristan Goldman, Ph.D.

Email: goldmat@wwu.edu
Phone: (360) 650-6558
Office: Old Main 330K

Specialties:

  • Humanities
  • Antiquities/History
  • The ancient Mediterranean
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Capstone
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Kathleen Brian, Ph.D.

Email: briank@wwu.edu
Phone: 360-650-7706
Office: Old Main 330J

Specialties:

  • Humanities
  • Cultural and intellectual history/disability, medicine, public health, Global North
  • Critical theory/alterity, subjectivity, governance, relations of power
  • Public history/National Park Service
  • Academic research, publishing, editing
  • Non-profit administration
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Thomas Hummel

Email: hummelt@wwu.edu
Phone: 360-650-2030
Office: Old Main 330J

Specialties:

  • Literature and Humanities
  • Creative writing
  • Poetry and poetics
  • Playwriting, performing arts
  • Child and adolescent social work
  • Special education
  • Educational advocacy
  • Juvenile justice