Honors Professor Dan Williams Publishes New Book of Poetry

October 2021

Lamar University Literary Press recently announced the publication of Dan Williams’ newest book of poetry: Dan Williams is a teller of lost tales that surprise, entertain, shock, and invite us to ponder meaning. Meet Oviedo author of Historia, one of the earliest literary works from the Americas. Then meet Las Casas, who denounced Oviedo as […]

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Honors Professor, Mikio Akagi, Receives Teaching Excellence Award at Convocation

September 2021

A joyful tradition at TCU, Fall Convocation marks the beginning of a new academic year, recognizes new full-time faculty, and bestows several coveted university awards. At this year’s celebration, Honors assistant professor of the history and philosophy of science, Dr. Mikio Akagi, received the Maryrose Short Teaching Excellence Award. The Maryrose Short Teaching Excellence Award […]

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Dr. Frederick W. Gooding, Jr., named inaugural holder of the Dr. Ronald E. Moore Professorship in Humanities in the John V. Roach Honors College

September 2021

Chancellor Victor J. Boschini, Jr., on behalf of the Board of Trustees of Texas Christian University, is pleased to announce the Dr. Ronald E. Moore Professorship in Humanities in the Honors College at TCU has been awarded to Dr. Frederick W. Gooding, Jr., associate professor of African American studies in the John V. Roach Honors […]

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Dr. Andrew Ryder named Visiting Lecturer for the 2021-22 academic year

July 2021

Dr. Andrew Ryder has accepted the position of Visiting Lecturer in the John V. Roach Honors College for the 2021-22 academic year. Dr. Ryder has been developing innovative Honors courses while maintaining an ambitious research program since becoming an Honors faculty partner in 2017. He holds a Ph.D. in comparative literature and a certificate in […]

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Honors professor reflects on experience abroad, importance of a global perspective

March 2021

Wendy Williams grew up in Texas and attended Baylor University. “Everyone said that’s where smart people go so that’s where I applied!” she reflected with a laugh. After grad school, Williams left the comfortable confines of her home state – and country – and spent six years teaching in Japan, an experience that completely shifted […]

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