Barrett Honors Faculty constitute a distinguished cohort of master teacher-scholars who perform the essential teaching, mentoring and leadership roles that help make Barrett, The Honors College widely recognized as the gold standard in honors education. The Barrett faculty are 46 scholars across five campuses, all of whom are exclusively dedicated to honors education. These interdisciplinary and talented faculty members publish research in top-tier academic journals, write award-winning books, and win national teaching awards.They are deeply committed to sharing their scholarly passions with honors students in the classroom and beyond.
Barrett faculty teach honors students in the core honors classes - The Human Event, History of Ideas, upper-division honors-only seminars, and T.W. Lewis Center courses. Honors students and faculty work closely together on research and creative projects, while also collaborating on unique programming that bridges Barrett to global communities. In partnership with honors students, Barrett faculty build new programs, clubs and initiatives that address the most urgent issues of our time. The Barrett faculty meet students during their first week at the university and support and guide them over the course of their undergraduate education.