Carnegie Mellon University

Kenneth Hovis

Associate Teaching Professor and MCS Assistant Dean for Educational Initiatives

Office: Doherty Hall 1322

Phone: 412-268-5934


Ken Hovis


Ph.D., Biological Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University
B.S., Biochemistry, Mount Union College


As Mellon College of Science Assistant Dean for Educational Initiatives, I oversee the MCS Core Eduation. Launched in 2015, the new and innovative program prepares undergraudates to be 21st century scientists by fostering their growth as scholars, professionals, citizens, and people.

Additional Roles

  • Mellon College of Sciences Assistant Dean for Educational Initiatives
  • Liaison between Mellon College of Science and CMU-Q (Qatar)