Jonathan Kotinek '99 serves as Associate Director for LAUNCH: Honors, where he has advised students since 2003. He holds both a B.A. and M.A. in English from Texas A&M University and earned a Ph.D. in educational psychology in 2013. His dissertation title was \"A Narrative Examination of the Experience of Early Entrance to College.\"
Kotinek has been active with the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC), serving as a member of the Board of Directors from 2011-2014 and as co-chair for the Diversity Issues Committee from 2006-2016. He has co-edited two monographs for NCHC on diversity: Setting the Table for Diversity (2010) and Occupy Honors Education (2017). Kotinek also serves as the Public Relations officer for the Texas A&M Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi and is a candidate for Phi Kappa Phi Vice President for Division 1.
- Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, Texas A&M University - (College Station, Texas, United States) 2013
- M.A. in English, Texas A&M University - (College Station, Texas, United States) 2004
- B.A. in English, Texas A&M University - (College Station, Texas, United States) 2000