BDIC Team Members

Welcome to BDIC!  We're a group of Faculty, Staff, and Students that support students in their pursuit of individualized studies at UMass Amherst.  Come visit us in 230 Commonwealth Honors College between 9 and 5!

Linda Roney, Assistant Director & Chief Academic Advisor
230 Commonwealth Honors College
413-545-2504
BDIC Hours: Monday - Friday, 9am-5pm
Thomas Brashear-Alejandro, BDIC Director and Faculty Supervisor
BDIC Hours: Fall 2020- Wednesday 1:00-5:00pm (by appointment)
Supervisor in Business and Entrepreneurship
Jennifer Carbery, Clerk lV-BDIC Office Manager
230 Commonwealth Honors College
413-545-5815
BDIC Hours: Monday-Friday 11:00AM-4:00PM
Mark Hamin, BDIC Faculty Supervisor
BDIC Hours: Fall 2020- Friday 1-4pm
Supervisor in Sustainability and Physical Science
Molly Burnham, Faculty/BDIC Faculty Supervisor
230 Commonwealth Honors College
BDIC Hours: Tuesday 1:30 PM-6:00 PM, Friday 9:00AM-1:30PM
Rebecca Mandy, Peer Advisor
230 Commonwealth Honors College
BDIC Hours: Fall 2020 Monday/Wednesday 9:00-12:00
Riley Piva, Peer Advisor
230 Commonwealth Honors College
BDIC Hours: Fall 2020 Monday 10:00-11:00 am, Tuesday: 1:30-2:30pm, Wednesday 10:00-11:00 am & 1:30-2:30pm, Thursday 11:00am-12:00pm
Katherine Pingeton, Peer Advisor
230 Commonwealth Honors College
BDIC Hours: Fall 2020 Monday/Thursday 10:00-11:00 AM, Wednesday 11:00-2:00PM
Aashna Shah, Peer Advisor
230 Commonwealth Honors College
BDIC Hours: Fall 2020 Tuesday 1:00-4:00 PM,Friday 12:00-2:00PM
Sophie Kramer, Peer Advisor
230 Commonwealth Honors College
BDIC Hours: Fall 2020 Monday 10:00-1:00PM, Wednesday 11:00-1:00PM
Faith Bertrand, Peer Advisor/General Advising
230 Commonwealth Honors College
BDIC Hours: Fall 2020 Monday/Friday 12:00-1:00 Tuesday/Thursday 8:45-9:45 Wednesday 10:00-11:00
BDIC- Human Biology and Health Promotion
Carly Longman, Peer Advisor/General Advising
230 Commonwealth Honors College
BDIC Hours: Fall 2020 Tuesday 4:00-5:00 PM,Thursday 12:00-1:00PM, Friday 9:00-12:00 PM
BDIC- Romance Language and Interpretation