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May 27, 2021

Keith Howard

Dr. Keith Howard joined the NC State faculty in 2010 as a lecturer in the Department of Health and Exercise Studies. He earned his Ph.D. in Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management in 2017 and joined the faculty in the Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management in 2019. This fall he will be teaching PRT 152… 

May 14, 2021

Tara Clarke

Tara Clarke joined NCSU in 2019. She is a Lecturer and an Undergraduate Academic Advisor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology. Tara is an invited member of the IUCN SSC Primate Specialist Group, Section for Human-Primate Interactions and has been conducting research and conservation initiatives in Madagascar for the past seventeen years. Tara serves… 

May 13, 2021

Melissa Srougi

Dr. Srougi joined the faculty in the Biotechnology Program and the Department of Molecular Biomedical Sciences at North Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC) in July 2019. Dr. Srougi is a trained cancer biologist. Her research, conducted side by side with undergraduates, focuses on DNA damage inducible Rho GEFs and NAD(P)H:quinone oxidoreductase 1 (NQO1) bioactivatable quinones… 

May 13, 2021

Walter Robinson

Dr. Walt Robinson has taught at NC State, in the Department of Marine, Earth, & Atmospheric Sciences in the College of Sciences, since 2009. Dr. Robinson is a climate scientist – he studies why and how Earth’s climate varies and changes, recently with more focus on the impacts of climate change. He is excited to teach… 

May 12, 2021

Haddy Njie

Dr. Haddy Njie, a native of The Gambia, West Africa, is a faculty in the International Studies Program and serves as the Africana Studies Curriculum Coordinator. She teaches the First Year Inquiry course  African Civilizations (AFS 240). The class offers avenues for Dr. Njie and her First Year Inquiry students to explore, engage and apply… 

May 12, 2021

Michael Domeracki

Dr. Michael Domeracki is the assistant director for outreach programs at the Shelton Leadership Center. In this role, he oversees campus and community outreach initiatives and is responsible for curriculum design, teaching, and the facilitation of values-based leadership and ethical community engagement workshops for pre-college students, university students, and professionals. Prior to coming to NC State,… 


May 7, 2021

Kirsten Paige

Kirsten Paige is a new Assistant Teaching Professor of Musicology at NC State. Her work explores how forms of scientific knowledge shaped musical practices and aural cultures in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, with a special focus on global cultural and scientific exchange. Dr. Paige was previously a Postdoctoral Fellow and Lecturer in Stanford University’s first-year… 

Apr 1, 2021

Meet our Fall 2021 Faculty


Apr 1, 2021

William Boone

Dr. William Boone has been teaching in the Department of Music at NC State since 2014. His area of academic expertise is in the culture of pop music.  He enjoys teaching with the First Year Inquiry Program because he appreciates the small class size and the opportunity it provides to get to know each student personally.… 


Apr 1, 2021

Seth Murray

Dr. Seth Murray has taught at NC State in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences since 2008. His academic training is environmental anthropology, and his research focuses on the response of farmers to environmental and agricultural policies in the European Union. Dr. Murray has taught FYI courses for the last ten years, and also leads…