Professor Stories



Dr. Heidi Carlone, Department of Teacher Education and Higher Education

“The Hookses’ generous investment in the School of Education will allow us to extend and enrich our STEM research and practice.”

Dr. Heidi Carlone, the Jennifer Smith Hooks ’76 and Jacob T. Hooks Distinguished Professorship in STEM Education


Dr. Susan Calkins, Departments of Psychology and Human Development and Family Studies

Dr. Calkins promotes the emotional health of children through groundbreaking research on emotional development and management.

Dr. Susan Calkins, the Bank of America Excellence Professorship


Dr. Dianne H. B. Welsh, Department of Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Hospitality and Tourism

“It combines students from across the university in a learning environment and teaches them to respect, honor, and accept differences and the contributions each of us has the ability to make.”

Dr. Dianne H.B. Welsh, the Charles A. Hayes Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship at UNCG’s Bryan School of Business and Economics