Dr. Jennifer Beers joined the Honors Program in 2016 as Tulane’s Coordinator for Nationally Competitive Scholarships. In this capacity, Dr. Beers serves as a resource for all Tulane students pursuing prestigious awards to support study abroad, research, graduate study, and international research and teaching after graduation. From advising students about fellowships that can support academic, personal and professional goals to guiding students through application processes, Dr. Beers works with our most intellectually ambitious and academically gifted students as they pursue competitive scholarship opportunities. Prior to joining the Honors Program, Dr. Beers was an Assistant Director in the Academic Advising Center, where she acted as the Advising Center’s liaison to the A.B. Freeman School of Business, led and mentored the Advising Center’s team of Business Advisors, and supported the academic success of hundreds of Tulane undergraduates. Dr. Beers earned her PhD from Tulane University’s Department of Philosophy and spent over ten years teaching courses in the history of ancient philosophy and classical political philosophy. In addition to advising students on nationally competitive scholarships, Dr. Beers teaches two Honors Colloquia: COLQ 1030 The Quest for Answers and COLQ 4013 Honors Thesis Bootcamp.