John E. Sallstrom Honors College Staff

Honors College


Brian Newsome

Brian Newsome

Dean of the John E. Sallstrom Honors College

Dr. Newsome holds a B.A. from Augusta College (now Augusta University) and an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina.


Dr. Newsome is dean of the Honors College and professor of history. His teaching focuses on modern European and North African history and his research on French history. Dr. Newsome is the author of numerous journal articles and two books. "The Women of the Pavillons: A Case Study," published in Historical Reflections/Réflexions Historiques, received the triennial Charles R. Bailey Prize for best journal article from the New York State Association of European Historians. His most recent book is a translation and annotated edition of Invasion '14, French novelist Maxence Van der Meersch's semi-autobiographical account of the German occupation of northern France during World War I.

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Anna Whiteside

Assistant Director, John E. Sallstrom Honors College; National Scholarships Coordinator

Ms. Whiteside holds has a B.A. in English and Film Studies from the University of Georgia and an MFA in Creative Writing from UNC-Greensboro.


Ms. Whiteside is the assistant director of the Honors College, and also serves the entire Georgia College student body as the coordinator for nationally competitive scholarships and fellowships. Before coming to Georgia College, she served as the scholarships and fellowships coordinator for the Honors College at North Carolina A&T State University. Her fiction and essays appear in journals, including the North Dakota Quarterly, Witness, and Fourth Genre.”


Linda Dorsey-Moon

Administrative Assistant, John E. Sallstrom Honors College

Student Assistants

  • Jacob Carter (Summer Planning)
  • Caroline Cole (Extracurricular Programming)
  • Jack Como (Budget)
  • Juliann Mackiewicz (Social Media and Alumni Relations)
  • Jenesis Harris (Newsletters)
  • Jared Reese (Data Management)