Advisory Committee

The Abel Endowed Lecture Series advisory committee includes Central Michigan University faculty from a variety of disciplines, Mount Pleasant community members, and representatives from Harold Abel's family.


Matthew Abel
Attorney
Son of Harold and Iris Abel

Seyna Abel
Daughter-in-law of Harold and Iris Abel

Deborah Clark
Research and Program Officer, Research and Sponsored Programs
Central Michigan University

Miklos Ferber
Community Representative

Jessica Gardon Rose
Director of Clinical Services, The Carls Center
Central Michigan University

Solomon Getahun
History Professor, Central Michigan University

Patricia Herron
Community Representative

David Jesuit
Political Science Professor, Central Michigan University

Eric Johnson
History Professor, Central Michigan University

Sterling Johnson
Political Science Professor, Central Michigan University

Hope May
Philosophy Professor, Central Michigan University
Director, Center for Professional and Personal Ethics

Lauren McConnell
Assistant Professor of Theatre, Central Michigan University



Affiliated Staff

Administration
Pamela Gates
Dean, College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences

Tim Hall
Associate Dean, College of Hum​anities and Social and Behavioral Sciences

Event Coordinator
Rae Barrett
College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences
989-774-1287
barre1rm@cmich.edu

Administrative Support
Angela Burdett
College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences
989-774-3341
burde1a@cmich.edu

Publicity & Media Inquiries
Sarah Buckley
College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences
989-774-1788
somme1sj@cmich.edu