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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Dr. Frederick Gooding, Jr. Earns Senior Research Fellowship at National Gallery of Art

March 2021

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 3, 2021 – Dr. Frederick W. Gooding, Jr., associate professor of African American studies in the John V. Roach Honors College at Texas Christian University, has been named a Leonard A. Lauder Visiting Senior Fellow by the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. for the period of June 15 through […]

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Honors professor builds connections with students in and outside of the classroom

November 2020

Honors professor of humanities Dr. Dan Williams’ work with the College (then the Honors Program) began in the early 2000s when he worked to schedule Honors courses with Dr. Peggy Watson (the director of the Honors Program from 2003 until 2009, when she became the founding dean). Though he worked closely with Watson for a […]

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Honors faculty member uses teaching as a way to promote social justice, advocacy

September 2020

Dr. Lynn Hampton, Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in the Honors College, once aspired to a political career, with dreams of becoming a United States senator during her adolescence. “I wanted to make an impact relating to laws and government and to give a voice to the disenfranchised and voiceless,” she said. In college, she […]

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