Honors Program Staff

Meet the Staff

Dr. Paul Streufert 

Paul Streufert is the founding director of the Honors Program at the University of Texas at Tyler and associate professor in the Department of Literature & Languages. Paul earned his PhD in comparative literature at Purdue University in 2001, and his research interests include the dramatic literature of ancient Greece, early-modern England, and twentieth-century America. 

Paul co-teaches a section of the World, Text, and Image course that is required of all incoming Honors freshman. 

pstreufert@uttyler.edu; (903) 565-5823

Laura Grace Dykes

Laura Grace Dykes joined the Honors Program as the Honors Coordinator in Fall 2021. Before that she worked as an Academic Advisor for the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Texas at Tyler. Laura Grace earned her BA in English from UT Tyler in 2005, and she is deeply invested in helping college students grow and thrive through both academics and campus community.

Laura Grace develops and teaches the zero-credit seminars for all Honors students.

ldykes@uttyler.edu; (903) 565-5948

K'Lin Noble

K'Lin noble has been the office administrative assistant for almost two years.  K'Lin loves interacting with the Honors students when they visit the office.

knoble@uttyler.edu; (903) 566-7482