John Feldkamp is wearing black glasses with a dark blue collar shirt.

John Feldkamp

Associate Director | 734.487.0341 | jfeldkam@emich.edu

Education

  • M.A. Higher Education, 2009, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
  • B.S. Secondary Mathematics Education, 2007, Eastern Michigan University

Professional Summary

John Feldkamp has been with The Honors College since November 2010, and during his time, the college has over doubled in size as well as increased its graduates, student programming offerings, and outreach efforts. Before working in The Honors College, John was the co-op coordinator at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor's College of Engineering. He is a graduate of The Honors College and completed University Honors, Departmental Honors in mathematics, and Departmental Honors in literature.

Interests and Expertise

John's primary academic interests are the organization and structure of Honors College and Programs. His other interests include student programs and educational structures' impact on student development. His research in graduate school focused on community service and its impact on post-graduation geographic location.Selected PublicationsGiving the Devil His Due: The Emergence of the Fallen Hero in English Literature, 2008 The Effectiveness of Electronic Whiteboards and PowerPoint Lessons in the Mathematics Classroom, 2008

Selected Presentations

Mid-East Honors Association Conference, Presenter April 2015 Communicating with Honors Students: How to Promote and Advertise Your Events and Deadlines Mid-East Honors Association Conference, Presenter April 2014

Advising Beyond Checkboxes: Strategies for Providing Academic Advising for Honors StudentsMid-East Honors Association Conference, Presenter April 2014 Recruiting for Your Honors College: How to Incorporate Students into Your Outreach Initiatives Mid-East Honors Association Conference, Co-Presenter April 2013 College Juniors Trapped in Eighteen-Year-Bodies: Advising First-Year Honors Students with Transfer Credit 2010 Institute: Service-learning and Civic Engagement Conference, Co-Presenter Feb. 2010 The Effects of Performing Service on Post-Graduation Goals

Additional Information

John currently resides in the city of Ypsilanti with his wife; Lauren; their three cats, Bonkers, Mattie, and Scottie; and their dog, Copper. John is a graduate of The Honors College where he completed triple Honors: University Honors, Departmental in Mathematics, and Departmental Honors in Literature. He grew up on the farm on the border of Saline and Clinton.