Director and Advisory Council
Honors Program Director
Dr. Margaret Walsh, Professor and Director of the College Honors Program, teaches sociology, research methods, and experiential learning for students in the major. She collaborates with community leaders on academic service-learning projects with local impact in Social Problems, Sociology of Families, and Social Stratification courses.
Since 2004, Walsh has led study trips to Nicaragua with faculty, staff, and students to learn about social and economic conditions in its post-revolutionary period. Cultural partnerships have also brought Nicaraguan dancers and musicians to New Hampshire.
Walsh participates in national educational and professional conferences including the American Association of Colleges and Universities' Engaging Departments Institute in Philadelphia, and a rural poverty research agenda setting in Washington, DC. She researches and writes about rural issues, education, and family well-being.
Dr. Walsh is a longstanding member of the New England Sociological Association and has served on its Executive Council, as well as the Eastern Sociological Society's Book Award and Undergraduate Committees.
She co-chaired the KSC 100 Centennial's "Creating a World of Possibilities" Campus Celebrations.
Honors Program Advisory Council
Dr. Brinda Charry
Dr. Pru Cuper
Dr. Brian Green
Dr. Karen Honeycutt
Dr. Sara Hottinger
Dr. Nigel Malcolm
Dr. Anne-Marie Mallon
Dr. Jo Beth Mullens
Dr. Ann Rancourt
Dr. Anna Schur