Honors Council

The Honors Council is a committee of faculty and student members that works closely with the program director and is responsible for all aspects of the honors program. The council has curriculum, planning and oversight responsibility for the honors program.

The honors program director is the chair of the Honors Council.


Current Members of the Honors Council


  • Dr. Mark Beatham — Education
  • Dr. Monica Ciobanu — Sociology & Criminal Justice
  • Dr. Katherine Dunham — Psychology
  • Dr. Nancy Elwess — Biological Sciences
  • Dr. Jurgen Kleist — Foreign Languages & Literature
  • Dr. Ronald Schaefter — History


  • Emma Puglisi and Matthew McDonald (co-presidents)
  • Jessica Bastone
  • James Burdick 

Contact Information

If you would like more information about the honors program at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact

Dr. James Armstrong, Director
E-mail: james.armstrong@plattsburgh.edu

Sandra Boulerice, Secretary
E-mail: sboul002@Plattsburgh.edu

Office: Hawkins Hall 121-123
Phone: (518) 564-3075
Fax: (518) 564-3071