Odyssey Office & Staff

The Odyssey Office is located on the second floor of the Student Life and Technology Center.

Dr. Peter Gess is the director of the Odyssey Program. He is also director of international programs and assistant professor of politics. Dr. Gess received his B.C.E and his M.S. from the Georgia Intitute of Technology and his Ph.D. from the University of Georgia. He joined the Hendrix faculty in 2007. His e-mail is gess@hendrix.edu, and his phone number is 501-505-2953.

Dr. George Harper is the associate director of the Odyssey Program. Dr. Harper is the Nancy and Craig Wood Odyssey Associate Professor of Biology. He is also the coordinator of undergraduate research. Dr. Harper received his B.S. from State University of New York-Fredonia and his Ph.D. from the Univrsity of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. He joined the Hendrix faculty in 2007. His e-mail is harper@hendrix.edu, and his phone number is 501-450-1359.

Janina Heird is the manager of the Odyssey Office. She received her B.A. in English with minors in Spanish and Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Central Arkansas, where she was a graduate of the Honors College. She's also won awards at the state and national levels as a writer, designer, and photographer. Her e-mail is heirdj@hendrix.edu, and her phone number is 501-505-2950. She is in office #246.

 

Others in the Odyssey Office:

Dr. Sarah Lee, Rwandan Program Scholars Coordinator, and Claudia Courtway, Study Abroad Advisor, are also in the Odyssey Office.