Honors Program

Faculty & Staff


  • Dr. Daniel Murphy

    Director
    Office: James V. Bastek Honors House
    127 Glenwood Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07306
    Email: dmurphy2@saintpeters.edu
    Phone: (201) 761-6226 or 6134

    Dr. Daniel Murphy joined the Philosophy Department at Saint Peter’s University in the fall of 2007. In addition to serving as Director of the Honors Program, he is also Director of the Center for Special Scholarships & Graduate Study, and is the Faculty Advisor for the Philosophy Club. Previously, he served as Faculty Coordinator for the Service-Learning Program.


  • Dr. Rachel Wifall

    Assistant Director, Academic Advisor
    Office: English Department, Loyola Hall
    Email: rwifall@saintpeters.edu
    Phone: (201) 761-6326

    Dr. Rachel Wifall graduated from New York University in 1999, with a doctorate in English Literature, specializing in Shakespearean Drama. She has been a member of the Saint Peter’s University English Department since the fall of 2004. Before serving as director of the Honors Program from 2009-2016, she directed the Saint Peter’s Summer Scholars Program for outstanding high school students. Dr. Wifall is active with the Schola, Chorale and English Club on campus, and also teaches yoga at the Recreation Life Center.

  • Lois Borroum

    Administrative Assistant of Honors
    Office: James V. Bastek Honors Center
    127 Glenwood Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ 07306
    Email: lborroum@saintpeters.edu
    Phone: (201) 761-6225

    Ms. Lois Borroum graduated Magna Cum Laude from Saint Peter’s University in 2012, with an Associate Applied Science Degree in Public Policy.  She has been a member of the Alpha Sigma Lambda, the National Honor Society for Adult Students, since the Fall of 2011. While providing administrative support to the Honors Program, Ms. Borroum also provides support for the Philosophy and History Departments.