Six Instructors, Advisers Make Northwestern Honor Roll

Six Instructors, Advisers Make Northwestern Honor Roll

Six School of Education and Social Policy faculty and staff members were named to the 2013 Faculty Honor Roll. Undergraduate students voted in a campus-wide election held by Associated Student Government. For the past 20 years, Northwestern's Associated Student Government has honored the most exceptional faculty and administrators on campus through honor roll.


Dorie Blesoff
Dorie Blesoff

Dorie Blesoff is an adjunct instructor for the Learning and Organizational Change concentration. She teaches Learning Organizations for Complex Environments as well as graduate-level courses. Blesoff brings to students her experience from running an independent consulting practice that specializes in leadership development and designing and facilitating sustainable strategic change.


Alissa Chung
Alissa Chung

In addition to teaching at SESP, Alissa Levy Chung is a clinical psychologist, working with children and adolescents with behavioral and emotional challenges. She has expertise in infant mental health and relationship-based interventions, and has worked extensively with adolescent parents and children in foster care. Her research is on intergenerational continuities in parenting. She teaches The Counseling Process, Developmental Psychopathology, Human Development and a practicum seminar.


Danny Cohen
Danny Cohen

Danny M. Cohen (PhD11) is a learning scientist and a lecturer at SESP. His focus is on social program design, Holocaust education, and qualitative methods for studying learning and organizational change. He was appointed by Governor Quinn to the Illinois Holocaust and Genocide Commission, and he sits on the editorial board of the journal The Holocaust in History and Memory. Cohen teaches Program Development and Implementation, a practicum seminar and seminars on Holocaust education.


Cindy Conlon
Cindy Conlon

Cindy Conlon, an instructor of social policy courses for the School of Education and Social Policy, earned her bachelor’s degree, doctoral degree and law degree from Northwestern University. Conlon teaches Legal Aspects of Education and Supreme Court Workshop. For many years, she has taken a group of undergraduate students on a trip to Washington, D.C., to hear oral argument at the U.S. Supreme Court.


Meg Kreuser
Meg Kreuser

Meg Kreuser is an academic adviser for all undergraduate SESP students with a concentration in secondary teaching. As the manager of teacher certification and licensure, she is also the teacher certification adviser to all students at Northwestern University seeking teacher certification.


Ken Powers
Kenneth Powers

Ken Powers (BS95) is the adviser for SESP undergraduate students majoring in social policy. After graduating from SESP in 1995 with a degree in social policy, he worked as a congressional staffer in Washington, D.C. After earning a master’s degree in public policy from American University, he worked in public affairs for the National Governors Association (NGA) and in medical society relations and healthcare communications for the American Medical Association (AMA). Before returning to SESP,  he was a spokesman for The Joint Commission – the nation's largest accreditor of hospitals and healthcare organizations.


Megan Redfearn
Megan Redfearn

Megan Redfearn (MS12) is the adviser for all SESP undergraduates with a concentration in learning and organizational change. She is also the coordinator of the Learning Sciences Master of Arts Program. Herself a SESP graduate, Redfearn completed a master’s degree in the Master of Science in Learning and Organizational Change Program in 2012.


More information about the Associated Student Government's honor roll listings is available here

By Marilyn Sherman
Last Modified: 10/2/13