CAP Faculty

Faculty in the Capital Honors Scholars Program: 2020-2021

Capital Scholars Honors professors are among the best teachers and scholars at UIS and come from among the best graduate schools from around the nation and the world.

Each devotes one or two courses per year to the CAP curriculum and also teaches upper-division or graduate courses in one of UIS’s majors, minors, or graduate programs.

Many of the CAP faculty, listed below, have links to their email addresses. Feel free to contact any of them about CAP or their discipline.

If you are interested in teaching for the CAP Honors Program, click here for information regarding the process for proposing a CAP Honors course.


Feng-Shun Bin

Professor, Accounting, Economics and Finance

PNC Distinguished Professor of Banking and Finance Award Recipient

Email Feng-Shun Bin

CAP 225 – What is Good?


Adriana Crocker

Professor, Political Science

Email Adriana Crocker

CAP 225- What is Good?


Nick Dabbs

CAP Adjunct

Email Nick Dabbs

CAP 111 – Honors Composition


Diana Dabek

Coordinator of Honors Composition and Academic Support

Email Diana Dabek

CAP 111 – Honors Composition

CAP 115 – Interdisciplinary Writing


Veronica Espina

CAP Adjunct Professor

Email Veronica Espina

CAP 225- What is Good?


Jae Sik Ha

Assistant Professor, Communications

Email Jae Sik Ha

CAP 225- What is Good? 


Jonathan Goldbergbelle

Director of Study Away Programs

Email Jonathan Goldbergbelle

CAP 356 – ECCE: Global Awareness


Sharon Graf

Professor, Sociology/Anthropology

Email Sharon Graf

SOA/ART/MUS 367 – ECCE: Global Awareness (Meets CAP 25x/35x requirement)


Ranjan Karri

Professor & Chair, Management, Marketing & Operations

Email Ranjan Karri

CAP 225- What is Good?


Marc Klingshirn

Director, CAP Honors Program

Associate Professor, Chemistry

Email Marc Klingshirn

CAP 102- Introduction to Honors

CAP 141- Biology and Chemistry of the Environment I

CAP 142- Biology and Chemistry of the Environment II


Elise LoBue

Instructor

Email Elise LoBue

CAP 111 – Honors Composition

CAP 115 – Interdisciplinary Writing

CAP 122 – Who Am I?

CAP 253 – ECCE: Global Issues

CAP 402 – Senior Seminar


Henry Nicholson

Associate Professor Emeritus, Communications

Email Henry Nicholson

CAP 122 – Who Am I?

CAP 402 – Senior Symposium


Jonathan Perkins

Associate Professor, Music, Art, & Theater

Email Jonathan Perkins

CAP 122 – Who Am I?


Maria Ray

CAP Adjunct Professor

Email Maria Ray

CAP 102- Introduction to Honors


Randi Reinke

Teaching Lab Specialist, Biology

Email Randi Reinke

CAP 141 – Biology and Chemistry of the Environment I

CAP 142 – Biology and Chemistry of the Environment II


Beth Ribarsky 

Associate Professor, Communications

Email Beth Ribarsky 

CAP 122- Who Am I? 


Frances Shen

Associate Professor, Psychology

Email Frances Shen

CAP 371- Peer Mentoring


Richard Stokes

Instructor, Biology

Email Richard Stokes

CAP 141- Biology and Chemistry of the Environment I

CAP 142- Biology and Chemistry of the Environment II


Milissa Thibodeaux-Thompson

Associate Professor, Art, Music, & Theater

Email Milissa Thibodeaux-Thompson

CAP 122- Who am I?


Robin Vansacik

Academic Advisor/ Online Coordinator, Psychology

Email Robin Vansacik

CAP 102- Introduction to Honors


Nancy Weichert

CAP Adjunct Professor

Email Nancy Weichert

CAP 102- Introduction to Honors