Miner Master Mentors

The Miner Master Mentors (M3) program provides confidential mentoring by a cadre of accomplished and respected Missouri S&T faculty.  Established to enhance a culture of mentorship on campus, Master Mentors are available as a resource to all tenure-track, tenured, non-tenure track, and contingent faculty beyond their S&T  departmental resources.  The Master Mentors have a collective breadth of expertise to provide meaningful and accurate advice and information regarding all aspects of faculty professional development, such as:

  • Research
  • Teaching
  • Service & Leadership
  • Promotion and Tenure 
  • Non-Tenure Track Faculty Affairs
  • Service Learning
  • Early Career Challenges

This program is completely voluntary and confidential for mentees, who initiate and seek out mentors based on their need. Contact the Master Mentors listed below to start a conversation or just drop in at one of the Meet with a Mentor times listed on the 2019 Spring Faculty Events Calendar. No appointment necessary.

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Dr. Jim Drallmeier

Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

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Contact me to have a conversation about teaching, research and scholarship, early career faculty concerns, promotion and tenure, non-tenure track faculty concerns or graduate student advising.

Dr. Bill Fahrenholtz

Curators' Distinguished Professor of Ceramic Engineering

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

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Contact me to have a conversation about research and scholarship, early career faculty concerns, or graduate student advising.

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Dr. Stephen Gao

Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor, Geology and Geophysics

Department of Geosciences and Geological and Petroleum Engineering

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Contact me to have a conversation about leadership, promotion and tenure, non-tenure track faculty affairs, graduate student advising, teaching or other topics.

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Dr. Larry Gragg

Chancellor's Professor

Department of History & Political Science

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Contact me to have a conversation about teaching, early career faculty challenges, or promotion and tenure.

Dr. Wayne Huebner

Professor of Ceramic Engineering

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

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Contact me to have a conversation about teaching, research and scholarship, service, leadership, or promotion and tenure.

Dr. Irina Ivliyeva

Professor of Russian

Department of Arts, Languages and Philosophy

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Contact me to have a conversation about teaching, research and scholarship, service, or early career faculty challenges.

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Merilee Krueger

Associate Teaching Professor of Psychology

Department of Psychological Science

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Contact me to have a conversation about teaching, service, promotion and tenure, or non-tenure track faculty affairs.

Dr. John McManus

Curators' Distinguished Professor of History

Department of History & Political Science

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Contact me to have a conversation about promotion and tenure, research and scholarship, teaching, service, or early career faculty challenges.

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Dr. Scott Miller

Teaching Professor

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

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Contact me to have a conversation about teaching, service, early career faculty challenges, or non-tenure track faculty affairs.

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Dr. Melanie Mormile

Professor of Biological Sciences and Professor of Geological Sciences and Engineering

Department of Biological Sciences, and Department of Geosciences and Geological and Petroleum Engineering

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Contact me to have a conversation about research and scholarship, service, leadership, or promotion and tenure.

Dr. Dan Reardon

Associate Professor of English

Department of English and Technical Communication

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Contact me to have a conversation about teaching, service, leadership, promotion and tenure, or non-tenure track faculty affairs.

Dr. Joan Schuman

Associate Teaching Professor

Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering

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Contact me to have a conversation about teaching, service, non-tenure track faculty affairs, service learning, or scholarship of teaching.