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Program Directors

The Institute's leadership, staff, faculty, and advisory boards are dedicated to the IAH mission to support and develop Carolina faculty. Below is a listing of these teams as well as our current Faculty Fellows and Academic Leadership Program Fellows.

Tim Marr, Faculty Fellowship Program Director

Tim Marr

Director, Faculty Fellowship Program

Timothy Marr is a Distinguished Term Associate Professor and Associate Chair in the Department of American Studies. He holds an adjunct appointment in the Department of English and Comparative Literat … Continued

Mai Thi Nguyen

Program Director, Academic Leadership Program
(919) 962-4762

Mai Thi Nguyen, associate professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning and director of the Moore Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program at UNC-Chapel Hill, has been named as director o … Continued

Peter Mucha, Chairs Leadership Program

Peter Mucha

Program Director, Chairs Leadership Program

Peter J. Mucha is a Professor in Mathematics and Applied Physical Sciences. He has served as chair of the Mathematics Department and founding chair of the Applied Physical Sciences Department. His res … Continued


Pamela Lothspeich

Program Director, New Faculty Program
(919) 962-4294

Dr. Pamela Lothspeich holds a Ph.D. in South Asian area studies and comparative literature from Columbia University. Her research centers on modern adaptations of the Hindu epics in Hindi literature a … Continued

Philip Hollingsworth

Philip Hollingsworth

Program Director, Associate Professor Program

Philip Hollingsworth is the IAH Program Administrator and also serves as Program Director for the Associate Professor Program. Before joining the IAH, Philip taught Spanish for ten years, instructing … Continued

Michael A. Figueroa

Facilitator, Faculty of Color and Indigenous Faculty Group
(919) 962-0906

Michael A. Figueroa (Assistant Professor) is an ethnomusicologist who specializes in music and politics in the modern Middle East and its diasporas. The first phase of his career has been rooted in et … Continued

William Leake Andrews

Facilitator, Retired Faculty Program

Dr. William L. Andrews is E. Maynard Adams Professor of English in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences. Professor Andrews has authored or edited more than 40 books on a wide range of African American l … Continued

Catherine Marshall

Catherine Marshall

Facilitator, Retired Faculty Program

Catherine Marshall, Ph.D. is a retired faculty member of the School of Education. Marshall, a long-time member of the Educational Leadership faculty, has written extensively on women’s issues in North … Continued

Rob Kramer

Senior Leadership Consultant

Since 1998, Rob Kramer has provided executive coaching and, with a specialized focus in public and academic leadership and team development. He served as the director of Training & Organizational … Continued