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
Summer Cable, Office Manager
230 Commonwealth Honors College
(413) 545-7338
BDIC Hours: 9:00-3:00
Thomas Brashear-Alejandro, Interim BDIC Department Head and Faculty Supervisor
BDIC Hours: Fall 2018- Wednesday 2:30-5pm
Supervisor in Business and Entrepreneurship
Skye Long, BDIC Faculty Supervisor
230 Commonwealth Honors College
BDIC Hours: Fall 2018- Monday 2:30-5pm
Supervisor in the Natural and Biological Sciences
Marty Norden, BDIC Faculty Supervisor
BDIC Hours: Fall 2018- Friday 10-12:30
Supervisor in Social Sciences
M.J. Alhabeeb, BDIC Faculty Supervisor
BDIC Hours: Fall 2018- Wednesday 10-12:30pm
Supervisor in Business and Law
Mark Hamin, BDIC Faculty Supervisor
BDIC Hours: Fall 2018- Friday 1-4pm
Supervisor in Sustainability and Physical Science
Michelle Trim, BDIC Faculty Supervisor
A347 Lederle Graduate Research Center
BDIC Hours: TBD
Supervisor in Informatics
Jean Forward, BDIC Faculty Supervisor
BDIC Hours: Fall 2018- Tuesday/Thursday, 12-1:30pm
Supervisor in Education and Human Services
Deepika Marya, BDIC Instructor
Instructor: BDIC 350
Effie Shilhan, Peer Advisor
230 Commonwealth Honors College
BDIC- Children's Health and Development
Faith Bertrand, Peer Advisor
230 Commonwealth Honors College
BDIC- Human Biology and Health Promotion
Stephanie Smith, Peer Advisor
230 Commonwealth Honors College
BDIC- Primatology and Conservation
Carly Longman, Peer Advisor
230 Commonwealth Honors College
BDIC- Romance Language and Interpretation
Daisy Magnusson , Peer Advisor
230 Commonwealth Honors College
Social Justice Education and Youth Empowerment
Katie Fejes, Reception Staff
230 Commonwealth Honors College
BDIC- Music Business