BDIC Team Members

Welcome to BDIC!  We're a group of Faculty, Staff, and Students that support students in their pursuit of individualized studies at UMass Amherst.  Come visit us in 230 Commonwealth Honors College between 9 and 5!

Anthony Paik, Director
230 Commonwealth Honors College
BDIC Hours: Please call for an appointment
Linda Roney, Assistant Director & Chief Academic Advisor
230 Commonwealth Honors College
413-545-2504
BDIC Hours: Monday - Friday, 9AM-5PM
Rebecca Schwartz, Office Manager
230 Commonwealth Honors College
413-545-7338
BDIC Hours: MWF 1-5, TTH 9-1
Marty Norden, BDIC Faculty Supervisor
BDIC Hours: Tuesdays 11-2
Supervisor in Media and Cultural Studies
Thomas Brashear-Alejandro, BDIC Faculty Supervisor
BDIC Hours: Mondays 1-3:30
Supervisor in Business Management
M.J. Alhabeeb, BDIC Faculty Supervisor & Honors Program Director
BDIC Hours: Fridays 9-11:30
Supervisor in Business and Law
Jose Ornelas, BDIC Faculty Supervisor
BDIC Hours: TBD
Supervisor in Education and Human Services
Mark Hamin, BDIC Faculty Supervisor
BDIC Hours: Fridays 1-4
Supervisor in Sustainability and Physical Science
Michelle Trim, BDIC Faculty Supervisor
BDIC Hours: Wednesdays 12-1
Supervisor in Informatics
Paige Warren, BDIC Faculty Supervisor
BDIC Hours: Mondays 11:30-2
Supervisor in the Natural Sciences
Jean Forward, BDIC Faculty Supervisor
BDIC Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:30-4
Supervisor in the Social Sciences
Deepika Marya, BDIC Instructor
Instructor: BDIC 350
Sarina Ponte, Peer Advisor
230 Commonwealth Honors College
BDIC Hours: Mondays 12:30-2, Tuesdays 1-3:30, Fridays 1-3
Eating Disorder Education and Intervention
Daniel Kaplan-Haubenstack, BDIC Peer Advisor
230 Commonwealth Honors College
BDIC Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays 10-12:30
Sports Business and Personnel Management
Gabrielle Sobolewski, Peer Advisor
230 Commonwealth Honors College
BDIC Hours: Tuesdays 11:30-12:30, Thursdays 11:30-12:30, Fridays 2:30-5
Environmental Ethics and Psychology
Kimberly Smith, Peer Advisor
230 Commonwealth Honors College
BDIC Hours: Tuesdays 11:30-12:30
Informatics
Jillian Manalang, Peer Advisor
230 Commonwealth Honors College
BDIC Hours: Wednesdays 11:30-2:30, Fridays 11:30-2:30
Child Development and Family Services
Elaina Bliss, Peer Advisor
230 Commonwealth Honors College
BDIC Hours: TBD
Informatics/Data Science
Etain Pages, Peer Advisor
230 Commonwealth Honors College
BDIC Hours: Mondays 12-3, Wednesday 12-3, Fridays 12-3
Integrated Sustainable Design and Construction
Rachel Clogston, BDIC Head of Reception Staff and Peer Advisor
230 Commonwealth Honors College
BDIC Hours: Monday/Wednesdays 1:20-2:20, Tuesday/Thursdays 2:30-3:30
Marketing and BDIC Dual Major Concentrating in Media Design and Advertising
Ivy Noonan, Reception Staff
230 Commonwealth Honors College
Religious Studies
Kayara Burnett, Reception Staff
230 Commonwealth Honors College
International Business and Fashion Merchandising
Sarah Etkin, BDIC Reception Staff
230 Commonwealth Honors College
Theater
Ilana Morris, Reception Staff
230 Commonwealth Honors College
Social Justice: An Expression Through Music
Debbie Okpoebo, Reception Staff
230 Commonwealth Honors College

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