Jesup Scott Honors College

 Jesup Scott Honors College Directory

honors logoOffice Location: MacKinnon Hall 2000

Phone: 419.530.6030

Fax: 419.530.6032


Mail Stop: 504

JSHC Organizational Chart


Appel Heidi M. Appel, Ph.D.
MacKinnon Hall 2000C

  Jonathan Bossenbroek
 Dr. Jonathan Bossenbroek
 Director - Undergraduate Research
 MacKinnon Hall 2000E

 Ashley Edwards

 Ashley Edwards
 Executive Assistant
 MacKinnon Hall 2000D (MS 504)

Josh Martin

 Josh Martin, M.A.
 Assistant Director of Student Services
 Scott Hall 0127




Malaika Bell, M.A.
Scott Hall 0129

Malaika Bell has been a Success Coach for The University of Toledo’s Jesup Scott Honors College since the birth of the initiative in the fall of 2013, and loving  every moment of it. She was born in Toledo, but spent 8 years (as a child) living in Los Angeles, California. She is a two-time graduate of UT, receiving her Master’s in Sociology in 2004. Since that time, Malaika worked as an Eligibility Specialist II for Lucas County Job & Family Services, while teaching U.S. Diversity for Owens Community College. She currently teaches Africana Studies for The University of Toledo as an adjunct instructor. Malaika has served as the faculty advisor for the Association for the Advancement of African American Women for the past 3 academic years. Her study and service abroad include travel to Belgium, France, Benin, Nigeria, and Guatemala. Malaika’s passion for improving self-confidence of young people led to the research and development of a program to increase one’s level of GRIT - the sustained passion for and persistence toward achieving long term goals. She will be implementing this pilot program as an after-school initiative for the Community HUB site - Pickett Academy. In her spare time, you can find Malaika schlepping her two beautiful daughters to their many extra-curricular activities.



Aleiah Jones, M.A.
Scott Hall 0133

Aleiah Jones, M.A. is a 2013 graduate from The University of Toledo’s College of Languages, Literature and Social Sciences in Sociology. She is a first generation Latina graduate who was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio. After graduating she served on the administrative staff at Adelante Inc., the Latino and Community Resource Center, providing grant management and program development. Her passion for working with college students is being fulfilled in her position as a Success Coach with the Jesup Scott Honors College at UT, and while being an advisor for both the Latino Student Union and Rocket Recess. She has also enjoyed teaching at both UT and Owens Community College. Her research interests include: religion, gender, sexuality, race/ethnicity, politics and qualitative methods. Aleiah has traveled abroad serving on work teams in Chile and Nicaragua. She is actively involved in the Toledo community; serving as the President for the UT Latino Alumni Affiliate, a member of groups such as the Latino Alliance, Young Latino Professionals of Toledo and the Association of Latino Faculty and Staff as well as other social and professional groups. When she has some free time you can find her curled up reading a good book or watching a documentary.



Gentry Willis, MOL
Scott Hall 0131

Gentry Willis, native of Toledo, Ohio, serves as a Success Coach in the Jesup Scott Honors College. She has over 17 years’ experience in higher education working in Career Services and Admissions. Gentry received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Bowling Green State University and Master of Organizational Leadership from Lourdes University.

 Eric Gullufsen


Eric Gullufsen, M.A.
Scott Hall 0125

Eric Gullufsen has been part of the Success Coaching team at UT and the Jesup Scott Honors College since 2017. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Bowling Green State University and a Master of Arts in Organizational Management from Bluffton University. Eric enjoys spending time with his family and reading, and prides himself on being uninteresting. Also...Eric may or may not be Batman.



  Dr. Page Armstrong
Lecturer and Director, Honors Learning Community
MacKinnon Hall 1370

  Dr. Barbara Mann
Professor of Humanities
MacKinnon Hall 1340A

  Dr. Ashley Pryor
Chair of the Faculty, Associate Professor of Humanities
MacKinnon Hall 1010D

  Dr. Glenn Sheldon
Professor of Humanities
MacKinnon Hall 1010F
 Mary Templin  

Dr. Mary Templin
Associate Lecturer
MacKinnon Hall 1010E

Last Updated: 11/13/17