Clarkston English Faculty & Staff Directory

Dr. Jeffrey Portnoy

Director of the Honors Program

Professor of English

CE-1112

jeffrey.portnoy@gpc.edu

678-891-3620

Course Offerings

  • ENGL 2111H World Literature I - Honors

  • ENGL 2121H British Literature I - Honors

Jeff Portnoy is the college-wide Director of the GPC Honors Program, and he coordinates the Honors Program at the Clarkston Campus. He is Co-Chair of the Publications Board of the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) and serves as General Editor of the NCHC Monograph Series. His interests include reading, gardening, playing tennis, and kayaking.

Selected Publications
  • Portnoy, Jeffrey A. “Balancing on the Edge of Honors: A Meditation.” Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council 8.1 (2007): 55-57. Link to PDF

  • Portnoy, Jeffrey A. “Business and Educational Values.” Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council 7.1 (2006): 47-51. Link to PDF

  • Portnoy, Jeffrey A. “The Card in the Baseball Cap: ‘Braves Win! Braves Win! Braves Win! Braves Win!’” The National Pastime: Baseball in the Peach State. Ed. Wynn Montgomery and Kenneth R. Fenster. Cleveland: Society for American Baseball Research, 2010. Link to Article

  • Portnoy, Jeffrey A. “Cultivating Honors Excellence in the Other Garden.” Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council 2.1 (2001): 83-5. Link to PDF

  • Portnoy, Jeffrey A., gen. ed. Fundrai$ing for Honor$: A Handbook. By Larry R. Andrews. Lincoln: National Collegiate Honors Council, 2009. Link to Articles

  • Portnoy, Jeffrey A. “Intimations of Imitation: Honors Students and their Alps.” Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council 6.1 (2005): 31-4. Link to PDF

  • Portnoy, Jeffrey A., gen. ed. The Other Culture: Science and Mathematics Education in Honors. Ed. Ellen B. Buckner and Keith Garbutt. Lincoln: National Collegiate Honors Council, 2012.

  • Portnoy, Jeffrey A., gen. ed. Partners in the Parks: Field Guide to an Experiential Program in the National Parks. By Joan Digby. Lincoln: National Collegiate Honors Council, 2010.

  • Portnoy, Jeffrey A., gen. ed. Place as Text: Approaches to Active Learning. By Bernice Braid and Ada Long. Lincoln: National Collegiate Honors Council, 2010. Link to PDF

  • Portnoy, Jeffrey A., gen. ed. Setting the Table for Diversity. Ed. Lisa L. Coleman and Jonathan D. Kotinek. Lincoln: National Collegiate Honors Council, 2010. Link to PDF