Honors Carolina Staff
The Honors Carolina staff includes a team of academic professionals who are committed to undergraduate excellence. Please let us know how we can help you make the most of your Carolina experience.
Associate Dean for Honors Carolina and Director of the James M. Johnston Center for Undergraduate Excellence
Dean Leloudis provides overall leadership for Honors Carolina and the Johnston Center for Undergraduate Excellence. He is an award-winning professor of History whose teaching and research focus on late-19th and 20th-century America. Dean Leloudis graduated from Chapel Hill in History with highest honors, and then earned a master’s degree at Northwestern University and a PhD from Carolina.
Assistant Dean for Honors Carolina
Dean Kendall coordinates the selection of Honors Carolina students and is responsible for Honors course programming and extracurricular activities. He is an award-winning English professor who has served as Director of Undergraduate Studies, Director of Graduate Studies, and Assistant Chair of the Department of English and Comparative Literature. Dean Kendall earned his undergraduate degree from Yale, and then master’s and PhD degrees at Harvard.
Director of the Office of Distinguished Scholarships
A member of the Carolina faculty since 1972, Linda Dykstra is a scholar, teacher, and mentor who works closely with students applying for nationally competitive fellowships and awards. She is a William Rand Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of Psychology and former dean of the Graduate School. A graduate of Hope College, Dykstra received master’s and PhD degrees from the University of Chicago and a postdoctoral degree from Carolina.
Director of Burch Programs and Honors Study Abroad
Friederike Seeger provides guidance to students embarking on international experiences and works with faculty to develop new programs around the globe. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and International Business, a master’s degree in International Education and is working on a PhD in Educational Research and Policy Analysis.
Associate Director for Curriculum, Recruiting, and Operations, Honors Carolina and the James M. Johnston Center for Undergraduate Excellence
Jason Clemmons leads the Honors Carolina staff and supervises all aspects of the program’s daily operations.
Program Assistant, Honors Carolina
Erin Marcinowski coordinates an array of student services, from Honors Carolina orientation and course registration to senior Honors thesis reporting.
Program Assistant, Office of Distinguished Scholarships
Alsace Gallop helps identify students who are candidates for prestigious academic scholarships, then guides them through the application process.
Programming Officer, James M. Johnston Center for Undergraduate Excellence
Jamie Jones helps plan and coordinate events for Honors Carolina and the James M. Johnston Center for Undergraduate Excellence.
Facilities and Events Manager, James M. Johnston Center for Undergraduate Excellence
With more than 25 years experience, Charlotte Williams is responsible for scheduling Honors Carolina events at the Johnston Center and managing the center’s daily operations.
External Advisory Board
Honors Carolina is located in the James M. Johnston Center for Undergraduate Excellence.
The James M. Johnston Center for Undergraduate Excellence
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
225 Graham Memorial, Campus Box #3510
218 E. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3510