Core Faculty and Staff

Core Faculty

  • Portrait of Eva Bramesco

    Director, University Scholars, Honors College
    Associate Director for Honors College Admissions, Office of Admissions

    Eva Bramesco is the Director of the University Scholars in the Honors College.  She is also the Associate Director of Honors College Admissions. Beginning with her involvement in the Admissions Office at her alma mater, Eva has spent nearly a decade working with students and families of all backgrounds to overcome the various hurdles of the college admissions process.
  • Honors College Core Faculty

  • Professional Advisor

    I am proud to be a first-generation college graduate. Now I enjoy helping students from all walks of life, as they navigate through their college experiences. I also volunteer as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) to help children in the foster care system. Education Philosophy, B.A. at GMU (2016)
  • Portrait of Tharuna Kalaivanan

    Instructor & Graduate Professional Assistant, Honors College; PhD Student, Sociology; Lead Research Mentor, Social Science Research Lab

    Tharuna Kalaivanan is a PhD student in the Public and Applied Sociology Program at George Mason University. She graduated from George Mason University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 2020. She is also an Honors College Alum.
  • Portrait of Davis Kuykendall

    Faculty, Honors College

    Davis Kuykendall is a faculty member in the Philosophy Department and the Honors College.  He received his B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and his Ph.D. from Purdue University.  Dr. Kuykendall's research interests include early modern philosophy, especially Leibniz, and issues related to causation in metaphysics and the philosophy of science.  Selected Publications "In Defense of the Agent and Patient Distinction: The Case from Molecular Biology and Chemistry," The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, forthcoming.
  • Faculty, Honors College

    Honors College Term Faculty member Nadeen Makhlouf brings her expertise in public administration, collaboration, and organizational capacity to classes on public service and public-private partnerships.
  • Education BBA, Human Resource Management, Wichita State University (2010)
  • Portrait of Jasmyne Rogers
    Jasmyne Rogers is the Student Success Coordinator in the Honors College. Her role is to advise and serve as both an academic and personal resource to students while also supporting retention efforts in the college.
  • Honors College Core Faculty

  • Edna Sergio, a student in HEP's Higher Education MAIS concentration, was nominated for and awarded the Osher Lifelong Learning Scholarship. Edna is one of two MAIS students to receive the merit-based scholarship.