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    Virginia Military Institute
   
 
  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
2014-2015 Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Personnel of the Institute



THE HONORABLE TERRY MCAULIFFE
GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA

Board of Visitors 2013-2014

Terms expire June 30, 2014

PAUL D. FRAIM '71 Norfolk, Virginia
BRUCE C. GOTTWALD, JR '81 Richmond, Virginia
PATRICIA P. HICKERSON Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
W. GREGORY ROBERTSON '65 New York, New York

Terms expire June 30, 2015

JOHN C. ALLEN '62 Coalton, West Virginia
P. WESLEY FOSTER, JR. '56 Alexandria, Virginia
PAUL E. GALANTI Richmond, Virginia
ERNESTO V. SAMPSON, Jr. '98 Glen Allen, Virginia

Terms expire June 30, 2016

GEORGE J. COLLINS '62 Guilford, Connecticut
JANICE G. IGOU Montpelier, Virginia
GEORGE P. RAMSEY '72 Huddleston, Virginia
 H. GEORGE WHITE '54 Winchester, Virginia

Terms expire June 30, 2017

J. WILLIAM BOLAND '73 Richmond, Virginia
JOHN P. JUMPER '66 Spotsylvania, Virginia
KIMBER L. LATSHA '77 Middletown, Pennsylvania
FRANCES C. WILSON Virginia Beach, Virginia
MEMBER OF THE BOARD EX OFFICIO

Colonel Timothy Paschal Williams, The Adjutant General of Virginia

OFFICERS OF THE BOARD 2013 – 2014

GEORGE P. RAMSEY '72, President, Huddlestown, Virginia
JOHN P. JUMPER '66, Vice President, Spotsylvania, Virginia
KIMBER L. LATSHA '77, Vice President, Middletown, Pennsylvania
JOHN C. ALLEN '62, Vice President, Coalton, West Virginia
JEFFREY H. CURTIS '79, Secretary, Lexington, Virginia

 Administration and Staff - 2014-2015

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J.H BINFORD PEAY III, General, USA (Ret.), Superintendent.
B.S., Virginia Military Institute; M.A., George Washington University.

JEFFREY G. SMITH, Brigadier General, Deputy Superintendent for Academics and Dean of the Faculty. B.A., Virginia Military Institute; M.S., National War College; Ph.D., Princeton University.

ROBERT L. GREEN, Brigadier General, Deputy Superintendent (Finance Administration and Support).
B.S., Virginia Military Institute; M.E., University of Virginia; Professional Engineer.

JOSIAH BUNTING III, Lieutenant General, Superintendent Emeritus.
B.A., Virginia Military Institute; B.A. and M.A., Oxford University; D.Litt. (Hon.) Hampden-Sydney College; D. Litt. (Hon.), Washington College; L.H.D. (Hon.), Catawba College.

JOHN W. KNAPP, Lieutenant General, USA (Ret.), Superintendent Emeritus.
B.S., Virginia Military Institute; M.S., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University; Professional Engineer.

SAM S. WALKER, General, USA (Ret.), Superintendent Emeritus.
B.S., United States Military Academy; M.A., George Washington University.


JANET M. BATTAGLIA, Colonel, Registrar. B.S., Assumption College; M.S., Drexel University.

CHRISTOPHER S. BEAN, Sergeant First Class, USAR (Ret.), Battalion Operations and Training Sergeant. B.S., Pennsylvania State University.

VERNON L. BEITZEL, Colonel, Director of Admissions. B.A., Virginia Military Institute; M.S., James Madison University.

GARY BISSELL, Colonel, Deputy Chief of Staff and Operations. B.A., Virginia Military Institute; B.S., Kansas State University; M. Ed, Norwich University; Master of Strategic Studies, Army War College.

THOMAS A. BRASHEARS, Major, Associate Director of Financial Aid. B.A., Virginia Military Institute; M.A., Liberty University.

MICHAEL L. BRICKLER, Major, Head of Media Services. B.A., Griffin College.

JOHN A. BRODIE, Colonel, Band Director. B.S., West Chester State University; M.M., D.M.A., Catholic University of America.

DALE R. BROWN, Colonel, Director of Construction. B.S., Norwich University; M.S., University of Alaska, Anchorage. Professional Engineer.

DALLAS B. CLARK, Lieutenant Colonel, Institute Planning Officer.  B.A., Virginia Military Institute; MBA, Virginia Commonwealth University.

RANDALL CONE, Major, Assistant Professor of Applied Mathematics and Director of the Math Education Resource Center. Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

DAVID L. COPELAND, Institute Physician. B.A., Stephen F. Austin State University; M.A., Memphis State University; M.D., Case Western Reserve University Medical School.

KATHRYN L. CROSSMAN, Lieutenant Colonel, Web Communications Designer. B.A., Mary Washington College; M.A., New School University.

JEFFREY H. CURTIS, Colonel, USAF (Ret.), Executive Assistant to the Superintendent and Secretary to the Board of Visitors.  B.A., Virginia Military Institute; M.A., Webster University; J.D., University of Richmond; LLM, George Washington University.

AMY K. DEHART, Major, Assistant Director for Conferences, Programs, and Marketing, Center for Leadership and Ethics, Earlham College.

JENNIFER E. DEHART, Major, Staff Engineer/Sustainability Coordinator. B.A., Swarthmore College; M.A.T., Johns Hopkins University; M.S.F.M., Massachusetts Maritime Academy; LEED AP Operations & Maintenance; Certified Energy Manager.

ARTHUR B. DUNBAR, III, Major, Staff Architect, B.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

KEVIN FAUST, Lieutenant Colonel, Assistant Commandant for Cadet Government. B.A., Virginia Military Institute; M.Ed., University of Massachusetts.

RICHARD A. FLETCHER, Major, Maintenance Reserve Program Manager. B.S.M.E., Virginia Tech, Professional Engineer.

MITCHELL H. FRIDLEY, Colonel, Deputy Commandant of . B.A., Virginia Military Institute.

MICHAEL P. FRISKI, Lieutenant Colonel, USAF (Ret.), Quartermaster, Military Store. B.S., Virginia Military Institute; MBA, Auburn University.

LANCE M. FUJIWARA, Associate Athletic Director and Director for Sports Medicine. B.S., Oregon State University; M.Ed., University of Virginia (Sports Medicine); M.Ed, University of Virginia (Counselor Education).

KEITH E. GIBSON, Colonel, Executive Director of Museum Programs. B.S., Virginia Military Institute.

KATHRYN W. GILBERT, Budget Officer. B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University.

AMY F. GOETZ, Lieutenant Colonel, Associate Director (Marketing) of Communications & Marketing. B.A. University of Florida.

TIMOTHY P. GOLDEN, Colonel, Director of Financial Aid. B.A., Virginia Military Institute; M.Ed., Lynchburg College.

WILLIAM R. GRACE, Colonel, USMC (Ret.), Inspector General and Title IX Coordinator. B.A., Texas A&M University.

AARON GROAH, Captain, ODCC Project Manager. B.S., Virginia Tech; EIT (Engineer in Training).

SUSAN F. HASTINGS, Lieutenant Colonel, Head of Access Services. B.A., College of William and Mary; M.L.S., University of Maryland.

DOROTHY HAYDEN, Major, Assistant Director of Career Sevices and Instructor of Psychology. B.A., University of Arizona; M.S., University of Arizona.

KRISTIN HOFF, Major, Psychologist, Center for Cadet Counseling. B.S., M.A., Psy.D, Xavier University.

JANET S. HOLLY, Colonel, Reference & Government Documents Librarian. B.A., Georgian Court College; M.S., Drexel University.

THOMAS F. HOPKINS, Colonel, Director of Information Technology. B.B.A., M.S., University of North Texas.

DAVID K. HOUGH, Colonel, USMC (Ret.), Director of Auxiliary Services. B.A., Penn State University; M.A., Oregon State University.

WAYNE J. HOWE, Major, Evening Office-in-Charge and Director of Rugby.

ELAINE HUMPHREY, Lieutenant Colonel, Director, Miller Academic Center. B.A., College of William & Mary; M.A., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

L.E. HURLBUT, Colonel, USAF (Ret.), Deputy Commandant for Support. B.A., Arizona State University; M.A. Webster University.

JESSICA L. HYDE, Major, Assistant Director of Admissions. B.A., Mary Baldwin College; M.A., University of Richmond.

JAMES P. INMAN, Colonel(Ret.), Chief of Staff. B.A., Virginia Military Institute; M.A., Louisiana State University; M.S., National War College.

CYNTHIA G. IRBY, Major, Assistant Director, International Programs.  B.A., University of Virginia; M.S.Ed., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.

DIANE B. JACOB, Colonel, Archivist and Records Manager. B.A., James Madison University; M.A., Hollins College.

THOMAS K. JARVIS, Colonel, Deputy Director of Construction. B.S., Virginia Military Institute.

SARAH L. JONES, Lieutenant Colonel, Director, Center for Cadet Counseling. M.Ed., Virginia Commonwealth University; Psy.D., James Madison University.

GARY R. KNICK, Colonel, Treasurer. B.A., Washington and Lee University; CPA.

JEFFREY L. LAWHORNE, Lieutenant Colonel, Management Analyst. B.S., Radford University. CPA.

GARY M. LEVENSON, Colonel, Deputy Commandant. B.S., Virginia Military Institute.

MICHAEL ANNE  LYNN, Site Director, Stonewall Jackson House. B.A., University of Virginia; M.A., Cooperstown Graduate Program, State University of New York, Oneonta.

STEWART D. MACINNIS, Colonel, Director of Communications and Marketing. B.A., Christopher Newport College; M.A. Hollins University.

RACHEL MADERIK, Major, Metadata Librarian. B.S., University of Maryland; M.S.L.S., Clarion University of Pennsylvania.

SANDRA B. MANUEL, Lieutenant Colonel, Bursar. B.B.A., James Madison University.

TROY D. MARSHALL, Major, Site Director/ VA Museum of the Civil War and New Market Battlefield State Historical Park. B.A., William and Mary; M.A., Oklahoma.

CHRISTINA R. MCDONALD, Colonel, Professor of English and Institute Director of Writing. B.A., Rollins College; Ph.D., Texas Christian University.

ROBERT L. MCDONALD, Colonel, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of English. B.A., Winthrop College; M.A., East Tennessee State University; Ph.D., Texas Christian University.

SIMONE MCKELVEY, Major, Associate Registrar for Advising Support. B.A. University of Virginia; M.S. Longwood University.

DAVID A. MILLER, Colonel, USAF (Ret.),  Director of International Programs. B.S., U.S. Air Force Academy; M.A., U.S. Naval Postgraduate School.

BURT MITCHELL, Major, Pipe Band Instructor.

THOMAS A. MORTENSON, Colonel, Associate Director of Admissions. B.S., University of Wisconsin-Stout.

ACCACIA MULLEN, Major, Reference Librarian. B.A. Smith College; M.L.T.S, Simmons College.

JOHN L. NEEL, Sergeant Major, USA (Ret.), Sergeant Major to the Corps of Cadets.

MEGAN H. NEWMAN, Major, Sponsored Programs Administrator and Director of Undergraduate Research. B.A., Wellesley College; M.A., Ph.D., The College of William and Mary.

WILLIAM S. OLIVER, Lieutenant Colonel, Associate Registrar. B.A., Lynchburg College; M.Ed., Virginia Tech.

THOMAS PANKO, Major, Head of Technical Services. B.S., MBA, University of Southern Mississippi.

JAMES S. PARK, Colonel, USA (Ret.), Institute Chaplain. B.S., United States Military Academy; Clinical Pastoral Education, City of Faith Hospital; M.Div., Oral Roberts Theological Seminary; Master of Strategic Studies, Army War College.

KIMBERLY C. PARKER, Lieutenant Colonel, Director of Government Relations. B.A., Sweet Briar College; M.A.R., M.Div., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.

TODD A. PEGG, Major, USA, Energy Manager. B.S., Virginia Military Institute; M.E., University of Virginia; Certified Energy Manager.

CHRISTOPHER O. PERRY, Major, Assistant Commandant.. B.A, Virginia Military Institute; M.S. Saint Leo University.

WILLIAM L. PERRY, Captain, Assistant Director of Admissions. B.A., Virginia Military Institute.

R. SAMUEL RATCLIFFE, Colonel, Director of Career Services and Instructor in Psychology. B.A., Virginia Military Institute; M.Ed., James Madison University; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

DONALD HUTCHINS SAMDAHL, JR., Colonel, Head Librarian. B.A., M.L.S., University of Alabama; Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary.

MICHAEL J. SEBASTINO, Captain, USN (RC), Associate Dean of Academic Administration & Planning. B.A., The Citadel; M.B.A., Old Dominion University.

ROBERT B. SPORE, Colonel, Human Resources Director, B.A., Virginia Military Institute; M.A., Ball State University.

KATHY H. TOMLIN, Major, Director of Purchasing and Accounts Payable. B.A., Mary Baldwin College; M.A., Hollins University.

CERA WADSWORTH, Captain, Health and Wellness Coordinator, Center for Cadet Counseling. B.A., Bridgewater College.

WILLIAM J. WANOVICH, Colonel, USA. Commandant of Cadets. B.A., Virginia Military Institute; M.S., War College.

NEIL D. WHITMORE, Lieutenant Colonel, Associate Director of Admissions. B.A., Virginia Military Institute.

DAVID P. WILLIAMS, Lieutenant Colonel, Assistant Director of Auxiliary Services. B.S., Virginia Tech.

JAMES L. WILLIAMS, Jr., Colonel, USAF (Ret.), Post Engineer. B.S., Virginia Military Institute; M.S., Troy State University; Professional Engineer, EFP.

The Faculty 2014 -2015

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Academic and military ranks in the Virginia Militia, unorganized, correspond as follows:

PROFESSOR—Colonel, Captain
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR—Lieutenant Colonel, Commander
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR—Major, Lieutenant Commander
INSTRUCTOR—Captain, First Lieutenant, and Second Lieutenant, Lieutenant, Lieutenant (Junior Grade), Ensign

The first date within the parentheses indicates first appointment at VMI; the second indicates date of present faculty rank.

PAUL J. ACKERMAN, JR., Major, Assistant Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering. B.S., Virginia Military Institute; M.S., West Virginia University; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Professional Engineer. (2013; 2013)

ARTHUR A. ADAMS, III, Lieutenant Colonel, Emeritus Lecturer in Physics. B.A., Emory University; M.S., University of Alabama. (1967; 1993)

J. SHAWN ADDINGTON, Colonel, Professor and Head of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Holder of the Jamison-Payne Institute Professorship. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Professional Engineer. (1996; 2004)

RESHEF AGAM-SEGAL, Assistant Professor of Philosophy. B.A., M.A., Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Ph.D., University of Oxford. (2012; 2012)

ANNE B. ALERDING, Lieutenant Colonel, Associate Professor of Biology. B.S. Queen's University; M.S. University of British Columbia; Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University. (2008; 2014)

SAMUEL K. ALLEN, Lieutenant Colonel, Associate Professor of Economics and Business. B.A., Elon University; Ph.D., University of Arizona. (2006; 2010)

ELENA ANDREEVA, Lieutenant Colonel, Associate Professor of History. B.A., M.A., Moscow State University; Ph.D., New York University. (2000; 2006)

JAMES H. ARTHUR, Colonel, Professor of Mechanical Engineering. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Virginia. Professional Engineer. (1988; 1998)

WILLIAM D. BADGETT, Colonel, Emeritus Professor of English and Fine Arts. B.A., Virginia Military Institute; M.A., Harvard University. Holder of the Edwin P. Conquest '14 Chair. (1955; 2009)

JAMES M. BAKER, JR., Colonel, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.S., M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology. (2004; 2007)

GORDON V. BALL, JR., Colonel, Professor of English and Fine Arts. A.B., Davidson College; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina. (1989; 1993)

KYLE C. BANTZ, Major, Assistant Professor of Chemistry. B.A., Cornell College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Minnesota. (2014; 2014)

S. ALAN BARAGONA, Colonel, Emeritus Professor of English. B.A., Davidson College; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina. (1986; 2013)

DANIEL W. BARR, Colonel, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.S., Virginia Military Institute; M.S., Ph.D., University of Virginia. Professional Engineer. (1982; 1989)

JOHN G. BARRETT, Colonel, Emeritus Professor of History. B.A., Wake Forest University; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina. (1953; 1987)

ATIN BASUCHOUDHARY, Colonel, Professor of Economics and Business and Holder of the John W. and Jane M. Roberts Institute Professorship in Free Market Economics. B.Sc., Calcutta University; M.B.A., Xavier Labor Relations Institute; Ph.D., University of Mississippi. (1998; 2004)

THOMAS S. BAUR, Colonel, Emeritus Professor of Biology. B.S., Virginia Military Institute; M.S., West Virginia University; Ph.D., Purdue University. (1988; 2013)

R. MEREDITH ZEHNER BEDELL, Colonel, Emeritus Professor of English. B.A., Wake Forest University; M.A., Ph.D., Florida State University. (1976; 2008)

WADE E. BELL, Colonel, Professor of Biology, Director of Research, VMI Research Laboratories, Inc.  B.S., M.Ag., University of Florida; Ph.D., University of Vermont. (1998; 2008)

JOSEPH R. BLANDINO, Colonel, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Holder of the Benjamin H. Powell, Jr. '36 Institute Professorship in Engineering. B.S., University of Massachusetts-Lowell; M.S., Ph.D., University of Virginia. Professional Engineer. (2007; 2007)

JOYCE K. BLANDINO, Major, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering. B.S., University of Illinois; Ph.D., University of Virginia. (2010; 2010)

DAVID W. BOLEN, JR., Colonel, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics. B.S., Davidson College; M.A., Duke University; Ph.D., North Carolina State University. (1969; 2005)

HEATHER L. BRANSTETTER, Major, Assistant Professor of English. B.A., University of Idaho; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. (2013; 2013)

GEORGE M. BROOKE, IV, Lieutenant Colonel, Associate Professor of Physics. B.S., Virginia Military Institute; M.S., Ph.D., Old Dominion University. (2004; 2010)

CHARLES F. BROWER, IV , Brigadier General, USA (Ret.), Henry Burgwyn, Jr. Institute Professor in Military History and Professor, International Studies. B.S., United States Military Academy; M.A., University of Pennsylvania; M.A., U.S. Naval War College; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania. (2001; 2009)

JULIE P. BROWN, Major, Assistant Professor of English and Fine Arts. B.A., M.A., University of Pennsylvania; M.A., M.F.A., Ph.D., Cornell University. (2013; 2013)

C. DALE BUCKNER, Colonel, Emeritus Professor of Civil Engineering and Holder, Benjamin H. Hardaway Jr., '13, Institute Professorship in Engineering. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., North Carolina State University; Professional Engineer. (1985; 2008)

KATHLEEN D. BULGER-BARNETT, Colonel, Professor and Head of Modern Languages and Cultures. B.A., Radford University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Kentucky. (1989; 2001)

JOSIAH BUNTING III, Major General, Superintendent Emeritus and Professor of Humanities.  B.A., Virginia Military Institute; B.A. and M.A., Oxford University; D.Litt. (Hon.) Hampden-Sydney College; D. Litt. (Hon.), Washington College; L.H.D. (Hon.), Catawba College. (1995; 1995)

ROBERT E. BURNETT, Colonel, Professor of Political Science. B.A., University of Missouri-Columbia; M.A., George Washington University; Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia. (2005; 2005)

H. FRANCIS BUSH, Colonel, Professor of Economics and Business and Holder, John W. and Jane M. Roberts Institute Professorship in Free Enterprise Business. B.A., SUNY at Buffalo; M.Acc., Ohio State University; Ph.D., University of Florida. (1994; 1997)

GORDON O. CALKINS, Colonel, Emeritus Professor of Physical Education. B.A., M.Ed., Springfield College; Ed.D., Virginia Tech. (1971; 2005)

P. ALLAN CARLSSON, Colonel, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy. B.A., Wheaton College; B.D., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; M.A., Wheaton College; Ph.D., Northwestern University. (1961; 1991)

D. RAE CARPENTER, JR., Colonel, Emeritus Professor of Physics and Director of Research for VMI Research Laboratories. B.S., Roanoke College; M.S., Cornell University; Ph.D., University of Virginia. (1951; 1992)

ABBEY CARRICO, Major, Assistant Professor of Modern Languages. B.A., University of Richmond; M.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Ph.D., Emory University. (2013; 2013)

JOHN E. CERKEY, Colonel, Professor of Modern Languages and Cultures, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Kansas. (1992; 2002)

DIMPLEKUMAR CHALISHAJAR, Lieutenant Colonel, Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics. B.S., M.S., M. Phil., Ph.D., University of Buroda. (2011; 2013)

EDWARD L. CLAIBORN, Colonel, Emeritus Professor of Economics and Business. B.S., University of Idaho; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University. (1981; 1998)

JAMES A. COALE, Colonel, Professor and Head of Physical Education. B.S., Springfield College; M.A., James Madison University; Ph.D., University of Maryland. (1978; 1993)

BRADLEY L. COLEMAN, Lieutenant Colonel, Associate Professor of History, Holder of the George J. Collins Chair in Military History and Director, John A. Adams '71 Center for Military History and Strategic Analysis. B.A., Virginia Military Institute; M.A., Temple University; Ph.D., University of Georgia. (2012; 2012)

RANDALL E. CONE, Major, Assistant Professor of  Applied Mathematics. B.S., Salisbury University; M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Tech. (2010; 2010)

DAVE I. COTTING, Lieutenant Colonel, Associate Professor of Psychology. B.S., University of Geneva; M.A., Ph.D., City University of New York. (2007; 2011)

GEOFFREY W. COX, Major, Assistant Professor of Applied Mathematics. M.S., Ph.D., University of California at Irvine. (2010; 2010)

EDWARD V. DALEY, Colonel, Professor Emeritus of Economics and Business. B.A., Quincy College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Missouri. (1981; 2002)

JOHN A. DAVID, Major, Assistant Professor of Applied Mathematics. B.S., University of North Carolina, M.S., Ph.D., North Carolina State University. (2011; 2011)

JAMES B. DAVIS, Colonel, Emeritus Professor of English; B.S., Spring Hill College; M.A., Tulane University; Ph.D., University of Virginia. (1964; 1992)

THOMAS W. DAVIS, Colonel, Emeritus Professor of History. B.A., Virginia Military Institute; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina. (1972; 2007)

PIETER A. DEHART, Major, Assistant Professor of Biology. B.S., University of Rhode Island; M.A., Boston University; Ph.D University of Alaska. (2009; 2009)

MARY ANN DELLINGER, Colonel, Professor of Modern Languages and Cultures. B.A., University of New Mexico; M.A., Ph.D., Arizona State University. (2001; 2008)

LEE S. DEWALD, SR., Colonel, Professor of Applied Mathematics. B.S., The Citadel; M.B.A., Long Island University; M.S., Ph.D., Naval Postgraduate School. (2002; 2007)

VALENTINA P. DIMITROVA-GRAJZL, Major, Assistant Professor of Economics and Business.  B.A., Wittenberg University; M.A., University of Maryland, College Park; Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park. (2011; 2011)

TIMOTHY DOWLING, Colonel, Professor of History. B.S., Texas Christian University; M.A., University of Virginia; Ph.D., Tulane University. (2001; 2013)

FLOYD H. DUNCAN, Colonel, Emeritus Professor of Economics and Business. B.S., Virginia Military Institute; M.B.A., Ph.D., University of South Carolina. (1978; 2013)

DAVID L. DUPUY, Colonel, Emeritus Professor of Physics and Astronomy. A. B., King College; M.A., Wesleyan University; Ph.D., University of Toronto. (1982; 2006)

MOHAMED Y. ELTOWEISSY, Dr., Professor of Computer and Information Sciences. B.S., University Egypt;  M.S., Alexandria University, Egypt; PhD., Old Dominion University. (2014; 2014)

ALAN F. FARRELL, Brigadier General, Emeritus Professor of Modern Languages and Cultures. B.A. Trinity College; M.A. - French, M.A. - German, Ph.D., Tufts University. (1995; 2014)

DENNIS M. FOSTER, Colonel, Professor of International Studies and Political Science. B.A., Farleigh Dickinson University; M.A., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University. (2004; 2014)

CHARLES E. FRALEY, Colonel, Professor Emeritus of Economics and Business. B.S., East Central State University; B.S., Southwestern Oklahoma State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma. (1980; 2006)

SCOTT T. FREIN, Lieutenant Colonel, Associate Professor of Psychology B.A., Furman University; M.S.,Clemson University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Davis. (2007; 2013)

DEIDRE A. GARRIOTT, Major, Assistant Professor of English. B.A., M.A., Florida Gulf Coast University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee. (2014; 2014)

JENNIFER E. GEROW, Major, Assistant Professor of Economics and Business, B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D., Clemson University. (2011; 2011)

JAMES T. GIRE, Colonel, Professor and Head of Psychology. B.Sc., University of Jos; M.Sc., London School of Economics; Ph.D., McMaster University. (1994; 1999)

EDWIN J. GOLLER, Colonel, Emeritus Professor of Chemistry. B.S., Merrimack College; M.S., Northeastern University; Ph.D., University of New Hampshire. (1969; 1999)

MYRON H. GLUCK, Colonel, Professor and Head of Computer and Information Sciences. B.S., University of Michigan; M.A., University of Oklahoma; Ph.D., Syracuse University. (2001; 2005)

BENJAMIN C. GRANNAN, Major, Assistant Professor of Economics and Business. B.S., Lynchburg College; M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University. (2014; 2014)

JON-MICHAEL HARDIN, Colonel, Professor and Head of Mechanical Engineering. B.S., M.S., University of South Carolina; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. (1998; 2009)

DANIEL P. HARRISON, Major, Assistant Professor of Chemistry. B.S., Virginia Military Institute; Ph.D., University of Virginia. (2013; 2013)

GREGORY N. HARTMAN, Lieutenant Colonel, Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics. B.S., Liberty University; M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. (2005; 2008)

WILLARD M. HAYS, Colonel, Emeritus Professor of History. B.A., Virginia Military Institute; M.A., Ph.D., University of Tennessee. (1961; 1994)

F. COYE HEARD, Major, Assistant Professor of English. B.A., Wheaton College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin. (2013; 2013)

JAMES J. HENTZ, Colonel, Professor and Head, Department of International Studies and Political Science. B.A., Saint Joseph's College; M.A., Georgetown University; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania. (1997; 2002)

MEAGAN C. HERALD, Lieutenant Colonel, Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics. B.S., Metro State College of Denver; M.S., Ph.D., University of Utah. (2008; 2014)

VERA HEUER, Ms., Instructor of International Studies and Political Science. M.A., Free University Berlin; M.A., Indiana University. (2014; 2014)

BRENT D. HIERMAN, Major, Assistant Professor of International Studies and Political Science. B.A. Lafayette College; Ph.D., Indiana University Bloomington. (2011; 2011)

TIMOTHY M. HODGES, Colonel, Head of Physics and Astronomy, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Holder of the Charles S. Luck, Jr. '20 Institute Professorship in Engineering. B.S., Virginia Military Institute; M.S., Montana State University; Ph.D., University of Virginia. Professional Engineer. (1980; 1995)

RYAN R. HOLSTON, Lieutenant Colonel, Associate Professor of International Studies and Political Science. B.A. Dickinson College; MSc.,The London School of Economics and Political Science; Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University. (2009; 2014)

LOUIS R. HUNDLEY, Colonel, Emeritus Professor of Biology. B.S., Virginia Military Institute; M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. (1950; 1989)

JOSHUA G. IDDINGS, Major, Assistant Professor of English. B.A., M.A., Marshall University; Ph.D., Purdue University. (2013; 2013)

WAKEEL I.A. IDEWU, Major, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Louisiana State University. Professional Engineer. (2009; 2009)

DANIEL A. JAFFE, Captain, Instructor of Physical Education. B.A., Bowdoin College; M.S., Ph.D., Springfield College. (2013; 2013)

DONALD K. JAMISON, Colonel, Emeritus Professor of Civil Engineering, Assistant to the Athletic Director. B.S., Virginia Military Institute; M.S., University of California; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin. Professional Engineer. (1957; 1992)

R. GEOFFREY JENSEN, Colonel, Professor of History. Holder of the John Biggs '30 Cincinnati Chair in Military History. B.A., Indiana University; M.A., Ph.D., Yale University. (2004; 2005)

BING JIANG, Assistant Professor of Economics and Business. B.A., South-Central University for Nationalities-PRC; M.A., University of Mississippi; M.A., Ph.D., Emory University. (2013; 2013)

JACK B. (JAY) JOHNSON, JR., Lieutenant Colonel, Associate Professor of Physical Education and Director of VMI Summer Session. M.S., Radford University; Ph.D., Virginia Tech. (2006; 2011)

M. HOUSTON JOHNSON, Major, Assistant Professor of History. B.A., Roanoke College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville (2012; 2012)

ROBERT A. JOHNSON, Colonel, Emeritus Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.S.E.E., M.S., and Ph.D., Clemson University. Professional Engineer. (1984; 2004)

DAVID W. JOHNSTONE, Major, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering. B.S. M.S., Youngstown State University; Ph.D. University of Akron. Professional Engineer. (2009; 2009)

TAPPEY H. JONES, Colonel, Professor of Chemistry. B.S., Virginia Military Institute; Ph.D., University of North Carolina. (1993; 1997)

ARNOLD W. JOYCE, Emeritus Professor of Physical Education. B.S., M.S., Springfield College; Dir. P.E., Indiana University; Ed.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. (1966; 1983)

CHAD A. JOYCE, Captain, Instructor in Physical Education. B.S., Springfield College; M.A., Old Dominion University. (2002; 2002)

JEFFRY KENDRICK, Major, Assistant Professor of Modern Languages. B.S. University of Arkansas; M.A. University of Arkansas; Ph.D. University of Kansas. (2013; 2013)

KEITH A. KLINE, Lieutenant Colonel, Associate Professor of Psychology. B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee. (2005; 2005)

STEVEN E. KNEPPER, Major, Assistant Professor of English. B.A., Juniata College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia. (2014; 2014)

A. CASH KOENIGER, Colonel, Emeritus Professor of History. B.A., Washington and Lee University; M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University. (1986; 2013)

KENNETH E. KOONS, Colonel, Professor of History and Holder of the General Edwin Cox '20 Institute Professorship in History and Economics. B.A., M.A., Shippensburg State College; D.A., Carnegie-Mellon University. (1982; 1992)

MICHAEL S. KRACKOW, Lieutenant Colonel, Associate Professor of Physical Education. B.S., Hofstra University; M.Ed., University of Cincinnati; Ph.D., Virginia Tech. (2012; 2012)

JOHN G. LELAND, Colonel, Emeritus Professor of English.  B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina.  (1986; 2013)

EMILY L. LILLY, Lieutenant Colonel, Associate Professor of Biology. B.A, Smith College; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology. (2010; 2014)

DAVID L. LIVINGSTON, Colonel, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. BSE, ME, Ph.D., Old Dominion University. Professional Engineer. (1999; 2001)

THOMAS C. LOMINAC, Colonel, Emeritus Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science. A.B., M.S., Ph.D., University of North Carolina. (1982; 1987)

ROBERT E. LUDT, Colonel, Emeritus Professor of Chemistry. A.B., Thiel College; M.A., Ph.D., Duke University. (1970; 2009)

LUNPENG MA, Dr., Assistant Professor of Modern Languages. B.A., M.A., Shanghai Tong University, China; Ph.D., Stony Brook University. (2014; 2014)

RAYMOND J. MACDERMOTT, Lieutenant Colonel, Associate Professor of Economics and Business. B.A., Ithaca College; M.A., University of Pittsburgh; Ph.D. Rutgers University. (2006; 2009)

JOHN H. MATSUI, Major, Assistant Professor of History. A.B., Princeton University; M.A., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University. (2013; 2013)

PATRICK M. MAYERCHAK, Colonel, Emeritus Professor of Political Science and International Studies. B.A., M.A., University of Kentucky; Ph.D., American University, School of International Service. (1976)

DANIEL F. McCAIN, Lieutenant Colonel, Associate Professor of Chemistry. B.S., Alleghany College; M.S., Ph.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine. (2004; 2010)

TURK MCCLESKEY, Colonel, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve (Ret.), Professor of History.  B.A., University of Texas at Austin; Ph.D., College of William and Mary. (1994; 2001)

CHRISTINA R. McDONALD, Colonel, Professor of English and Institute Director of Writing. B.A., Rollins College; Ph.D., Texas Christian University. (2002; 2004)

ROBERT L. McDONALD, Colonel, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of English. B.A., Winthrop College; M.A., East Tennessee State University; Ph.D., Texas Christian University. (1992; 2002)

ROBERT L. McMASTERS, Captain, Professor of Mechanical Engineering. B.S., United States Naval Academy; Ph.D., Michigan State University. Professional Engineer. (2004; 2007)

THOMAS N. MERIWETHER, Colonel, Professor of Psychology. B.A., Vanderbilt University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee. (1995; 1996)

EMILY P. MILLER, Colonel, Professor of English and Head of Department of English, Rhetoric, and Humanistic Studies, and Holder of the Navas-Read Chair in English Literature. B.A., M.A., College of William and Mary; Ph.D., University of Virginia. (1988; 1993)

RICHARD BRYANT MINNIX, Colonel, Emeritus Professor of Physics. B.S., Roanoke College; M.S., University of Virginia; Ph.D., University of North Carolina. (1956; 1996)

TIM O. MOORE II, Lieutenant Colonel, Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering. B.S., Virginia Military Institute; M.S., The University of Maryland; Ph.D., Virginia Tech. Professional Engineer. (2010; 2013)

PAUL R. MOOSMAN JR., Lieutenant Colonel, Associate Professor of Biology. B.S. Virginia Military Institute; M.S. Eastern Kentucky University; Ph.D. Auburn University. (2008; 2014)

ROBERT W. MORESCHI, Colonel, Professor and Head of Economics and Business. B.A., Augustana College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois. (2002; 2007)

CHARLES D. MORGAN, Colonel, Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering. B.S., Stevens Institute of Technology; M.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Ph.D., Lehigh University. Professional Engineer. (1986; 2001)

JAMES M. MORGAN, JR., Major General, Dean Emeritus of the Faculty and Professor of Civil Engineering. B.S., Virginia Military Institute; M.S., D.Eng., Johns Hopkins University. Professional Engineer. (1946; 1984)

DEKUWMINI MORNAH, Assistant Professor of Economics and Business. B.S., University of Ghana; M.A., PH.D., University of Mississippi. (2012; 2012)

W. GRIGG MULLEN, JR., Colonel, Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering and Holder of the Benjamin Hardaway, Jr. '13 Institute Professorship in Engineering. B.S., Virginia Military Institute; M.E., University of Virginia; Ph. D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Professional Engineer. (1992; 1998)

W. WAYNE NEEL, Colonel, Professor of Mechanical Engineering. B.A., M.A., University of South Florida; M.M.E., Ph.D., North Carolina State University. Professional Engineer. (1989; 1996)

CHARLES D. NEWHOUSE, Colonel, Professor of Civil Engineering. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Professional Engineer. (2008; 2014)

ERIC W. OSBORNE, Lieutenant Colonel, Associate Professor of History. B.A., North Carolina State University; M.A., University of South Carolina; Ph.D., Texas Christian University. (2007; 2013)

JOHN H. PAGE, Colonel, Emeritus Professor of Civil Engineering. B.S., Davis and Elkins College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Virginia. Professional Engineer. (1979; 2010)

PHILIP B. PETERS, Colonel, Professor Emeritus of Physics. B.S., Virginia Military Institute; Ph.D., University of North Carolina. (1960; 2002)

DANIEL Y. PHARR, Colonel, Professor of Chemistry. B.A., University of North Carolina; M.A., Wake Forest University; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts. (1982; 1992)

GEORGE PIEGARI, Colonel, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Computer Science. B.S., Montclair State College; M.A., The Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University. (1965; 2007)

J. PATRICK RHAMEY, Major, Assistant Professor of International Studies. B.A., Rhodes College; M.A., University of Georgia; Ph.D., University of Arizona. (2012; 2012)

HOLLY JO RICHARDSON, Colonel, Professor of Physical Education. B.S., University of Iowa; M.S., University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse; Ph.D., The Ohio State University. (1997; 2001)

DUNCAN J. RICHTER, Professor of Philosophy. B.A., Oxford University; M. Phil., University College of Swansea; Ph.D., University of Virginia. (1995; 1996)

JOHN E. RIESTER, JR., Captain, Professor and Head of Civil & Environmental Engineering. B.S., Virginia Military Institute; M.S., Ph.D., Old Dominion University. Professional Engineer. (1993; 2001)

STEVEN RIETHMILLER, Colonel, Emeritus Professor of Chemistry. B.S., Virginia Military Institute; Ph.D., University of South Carolina. (1963; 2008)

GARY K. ROGERS, Colonel, Professor of Civil Engineering. B.S., West Virginia Institute of Technology; M.E., University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic and State University. Professional Engineer. (1993; 2001)

KRISTEN A. ROST, Major, Assistant Professor of Psychology. B.S., Western Michigan University; M.S., Florida Institute of Technology; M.A., Queens College, CUNY; Ph.D., The Graduate Center, CUNY. (2014; 2014)

GEORGE L. ROTH, JR., Colonel, Emeritus Professor of English. A.B., Franklin and Marshall College; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University. (1951; 1988)

RICHARD A. ROWE, Colonel, Professor of Biology.  B.A., Ripon College; M.S., Bowling Green State University; Ph.D., Michigan State University. (1991; 1997)

CHHANDA SAMANTA, Associate Professor of Physics. B.S., M.S., University of Calcutta; Ph.D., University of Maryland. (2013; 2013)

HOWARD B. SANBORN, IV, Lieutenant Colonel, Associate Professor of International Studies and Political Science. B.A., Washington and Lee; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa. (2008; 2014)

WILLIAM G. SAUNDERS, Colonel, Emeritus Professor of Mathematics. B.S., Randolph-Macon College; M.S., University of Michigan; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh. (1949; 1992)

R. WANE SCHNEITER, Brigadier General, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering. B.S., Ph.D., Utah State University.  Professional Engineer. (1990; 2009)

HENRY D. SCHREIBER, Colonel, Emeritus Professor of Chemistry and Holder of the Beverly M. Read '41 Institute Professorship in Arts and Sciences. B.S., Lebanon Valley College; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison. (1976; 2014)

TINNI SEN, Colonel, Professor of Economics and Business. B.S., M.S., Calcutta University; Ph.D., University of Mississippi. (2001; 2011)

FRANK A. SETTLE, JR., Colonel, Emeritus Professor of Chemistry. B.S., Emory and Henry College; Ph.D., University of Tennessee. (1964; 1992)

MICHAEL R. SEXTON, Captain, USNR (Ret.),  Emeritus Professor of Mechanical Engineering. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.  Professional Engineer. (1985; 2008)

ROSE MARY SHELDON, Colonel, Professor of History. B.A., Trenton State College; M.A., Hunter College; Ph.D., University of Michigan. (1993; 2000)

TROY J. SIEMERS, Colonel, Professor and Head of Applied Mathematics. B.S., M.S., Purdue University; Ph.D., University of Virginia. (1999; 2009)

H. RICHARD SKUTT, Colonel, Emeritus Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.S., M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Ph.D., Worcester Polytechnic Institute.  Professional Engineer. (1978; 1996)

D. TODD SMITH, Colonel, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.S., Virginia Military Institute; M.S., Duke University; Ph.D., University of Virginia. Professional Engineer. (1996; 2004)

JEFFREY S. SMITH, Lieutenant Colonel, Assistant Professor of Economics and Business, B.A. University of South Carolina, M.S. Wright State University, Ph.D, University of Tennessee. (2011; 2011)

STANTON Q. SMITH, Colonel, Professor of Chemistry. B.S., University of Central Florida; Ph.D., University of Virginia. (1999; 2014)

ASHLEIGH B. SMYTHE, Major, Assistant Professor of Biology. B.S., University of Vermont; M.S., Southern Louisiana University; Ph.D., University of California. (2014; 2014)

JAMES C. SQUIRE, Colonel, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.S., United States Military Academy; M.S., Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Professional Engineer. (2000; 2008)

GERALD A. "JAY" SULLIVAN, Colonel, Professor of Mechanical Engineering. B.S., University of Vermont; M.S., Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic University.  Professional Engineer (2004; 2014)

GLENN R. SULLIVAN, Lieutenant Colonel, Associate Professor of Psychology. B.A., Dominican College of San Rafael; M.S., Ph.D., Pacific Graduate School of Psychology. (2006; 2013)

DONALD R. SUNNEN, Colonel, Professor of Modern Languages and Cultures. B.A., Lawrence University; M.A., University of Illinois; Ph.D., University of Illinois. (1990; 2001)

MATTHEW K. SWENTY, Major, Assistant Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering. B.S., M.S., University of Missouri-Rolla; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Professional Engineer. (2011; 2011)

MOHAMED TAIFI, Professor of Modern Languages and Cultures. Diploma of Advanced Studies, University of Mohammed V; Third Cycle Doctorate, University of Strasbourg; State Doctorate of Letters, University of Aix-Marseille. (2003; 2003)

RYAN P. TAYLOR, Major, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering. B.S., Virginia Military Institute; M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin. (2009; 2009)

DONALD E. THOMAS, Colonel, Emeritus Professor of History. B.A., University of Michigan; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago. (1972; 2001)

JOHN R. THOMPSON, Colonel, Professor of Physics and Astronomy and Holder of the Cameron Professorship in Physics and Astronomy, B.S., Tennessee Technology University; M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology. (2006; 2006)

PENNIE J. TICEN, Lieutenant Colonel, Associate Professor of English. B.A., Mount Holyoke College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst. (2003; 2006)

DAREN J. TIMMONS, Colonel, Professor and Head of the Department of Chemistry and Holder of the John C. Allen '62 Institute Professorship in Chemistry. B.S., Duke University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University. (2001; 2011)

DANIELA M. TOPASNA, Lieutenant Colonel, Associate Professor of Physics. B.S., University of Bucharest; M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. (2002; 2008)

GREGORY A. TOPASNA, Lieutenant Colonel, Associate Professor of Physics. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. (2000; 2006)

RICHARD S. TRANDEL, Colonel, Emeritus Professor of Mechanical Engineering. B.S., Virginia Military Institute; M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Ph.D., University of Virginia. Professional Engineer. (1959; 2004)

BLAIR P. TURNER, Captain, Professor of History and Political Science. B.A., St. Andrews Presbyterian College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Florida. (1982; 1991)

JAMES E. TURNER, Colonel, Professor and Head of Biology.  B.A., Virginia Military Institute; M.S., University of Richmond; Ph.D., University of Tennessee. (1967; 2000)

BRUCE C. VANDERVORT, Colonel, Professor of History. B.A., University of Wisconsin; M.A., University of Cincinnati; Ph.D., University of Virginia. (1989; 1998)

STACEY K. VARGAS, Colonel, Professor of Physics. B.S., Wheeling Jesuit College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Connecticut. (1996; 2008)

VONDA K. WALSH, Colonel, Professor of Applied Mathematics. B.S., Clinch Valley College; M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Ph.D., Medical College of Virginia. (1985; 1998)

LUMAN WANG, Dr., Assistant Professor of History. B.A., National School of Development, China; B.A., Peking University; M.A., University of Singapore; M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern California. (2014; 2014)

CLIFFORD T. WEST, JR., Colonel, Professor of Economics and Business. B.A., University of California, San Diego; M.B.A., University of Notre Dame; Ph.D., Indiana University. (1996; 1999)

SARA S. WHIPPLE, Major, Assistant Professor of Psychology. B.A., Wake Forest University; M.A., University of Richmond; Ph.D., Cornell University. (2014; 2014)

MARK F. WILKINSON, Professor and Head of History. B.A., Georgetown University; M.A., University of Maryland; Ph.D., University of Michigan. (1992; 1998)

HENRY G. WILLIAMS, JR., Professor Emeritus of Mathematics. B.S., Wake Forest University; M.A., Ph.D., Duke University. (1964; 2001)

PENG XU, Dr., Assistant Professor of Modern Languages. B.A., M.A., Peking University; Ph.D., University of Chicago. (2014; 2014)

Adjunct Faculty 2014-2015

GEORGE A. ABRY, JR., English, Rhetoric, and Humansistic Studies. B.A., University of New Orleans; M.A., the Johns Hopkins University; M.H.P., Tulane University.

JAMES L. ADAMS,  English, Rhetoric, and Humanistic Studies. B.A., Virginia Military Institute; M.A., James Madison University; Ed.D., The University of Tennessee.

JOHN E. ALERDING, Physics. B.S., Virginia Military Institute; M.S., University of Arkansas.

E. DOUGLASS AYER, JR., International Studies & Political Science.  B.A., Bates College; M.A., Harvard University; M.A., Tufts University.

WILLIAM D. BADGETT, English, Rhetoric, and Humanistic Studies. Colonel, Emeritus Professor of English and Fine Arts.  Holder of the Edwin P. Conquest '14 Chair in the Humanities. B.A., Virginia Military Institute; M.A., Harvard University.

HERBERT F. BARBER, Psychology. Ph.D., Southern Illinois University.

LISA J. BECKSTROM, Biology.  B.S., University of North Carolina Chapel Hill; M.S., University of North Carolina Charlotte.

TRACY A. BELL, Biology. B.S., University of Nebraska; D.V.M., University of Florida.

SCOTT E. BELLIVEAU, International Studies & Political Science.  B.A., Virginia Military Institute; M.A., The American University.

KHADIJA BENTOUHAMI, Modern Languages & Cultures.  B.A., Sidi Mohamed Benabdella University; M.A., Mohamed 1 University.

ROBERT L. BERAN, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Physics.  B.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin.

LOUIS H. BLAIR, International Studies & Political Science.  B.S., University of Virginia, M.S. Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

SYDNEY M. BUFKIN, English, Rhetoric, and Humanistic Studies. B.A., University of North Carolina--Chapel Hill; M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas--Austin.

HEENA CHALISHAJAR, Applied Mathematics.  B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Baroda.

MARIKO A. CLARKE, History.  B.A. Aoyama Gakuin University; M.A., Fort Hays State University.

DAVID W. COFFEY, History.  B.A., Davidson College; M.A., University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.

JOSEPH D. CRAIG, Economics & Business.  B.A., Kenyon College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado.

IVELISE FAUNDEZ-REITSMA, Modern Languages and Cultures. B.A., SUNY College at Old Westbury; M.A., Purdue University; Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis.

CATHARINE M. GILLIAM, English, Rhetoric, and Humanistic Studies. Holder of the Thomas Bahnson and Anne Bassett Stanley Professorship in Ethics and Integrity. B.A.H., University of Virginia; J.D., Washington and Lee University.

MARCUS HAMILTON, English, Rhetoric, and Humanistic Studies. B.A., M.A., James Madison University.

PATRICIA D. HARDIN, Modern Languages & Cultures.  B.A., University of South Carolina; M.A., University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

STEVEN D. HART, Civil Engineering. B.S., United States Military Academy; M. Eng., Virginia Tech; Ph.D., Kansas State University.

EILEEN T. HINKS, Biology and Chemistry.  B.S., Ursinus College, Ph.D., Temple University School of Medicine.

VICTORIA F. HODGES, Economics & Business.  B.S., M.B.A., James Madison University.

KRISTIN HOFF, Major, Physical Education. B.S., M.S., Psy.D., Xavier University.

JENNIFER W. HOUGH, Applied Mathematics.  B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.S., Oregon State University.

ROBERT B. JAMES, International Studies and Political Science. B.A., Ohio Northern University; M.Ed., Bowling Green University.

CLIFFORD A. KIRACOFE, JR., History.  B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia.

WILLIAM B. LOWE, JR., Colonel, USAF (Ret.), Applied Mathematics.  B.S., United States Air Force Academy; M.S., North Carolina State University.

BRUCE N. MACDONALD, Economics and Business.  B.A., Trinity College.

RICHARD S MILLER, Lieutenant Colonel, US Army (Ret.), Applied Mathematics. B.S., Virginia Military Institute; M.S., US Naval Postgraduate School.

DEANNE L. MOOSMAN, Biology.  B.S., University of Rhode Island; M.S., Eastern Kentucky University.

STEPHEN L. NEAS, Civil Engineering. B.S., Virginia Military Institute.

HARRISON J. PEMBERTON, English, Rhetoric, and Humanistic Studies. B.A., Rollins College; Ph.D., Yale University.

ANDREI RAMNICEANU, Civil Engineering. A.S., Thomas Nelson Community College; B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

L. JANE RANDALL, Applied Mathematics.  B.S., Denison University, M.A., Miami University; M.S., Old Dominion University.

DALE R. RAYMOND, Chemistry.  B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Maine.

MATTHEW J. RICE, Mechanical Engineering.  B.A., Reed College; M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

CHRISTOPHER B. RUSSELL, International Studies & Political Science.  A.B., Dartmouth College; J.D., Notre Dame Law School.

WOODSON A. SADLER, JR., Civil Engineering. B.S., Virginia Military Institute; M.S., University of Southern California.

MICAH W. SCHULTZ, English, Rhetoric, and Humanistic Studies.  B.A. Bridgewater College; M.A., James Madison University.

W. GREG SHEAR, JR., Wachtmeister Chair in Science and Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering.  B.S., United States Naval Academy; M.S., University of Colorado; M.A., Naval War College.

MATTIE Q. SMITH, English, Rhetoric, and Humanistic Studies. B.A., M.A., Hollins University.

NANCY M. STAUB, English, Rhetoric, and Humanistic Studies. B.A., University of Virginia; M.A., Texas Woman's University.

ROSCOE B. STEPHENSON III, Economics & Business.  B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; J.D., Washington & Lee University.

ADAM C. VOLANT, Psychology.  B.A., Virginia Military Institute, M.S. Capella University.

JOHN R. VOSBURGH, Applied Mathematics.  M.S., Syracuse University.

JAMES H. WHITTEN, Physical Education.  B.S., M.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

The Athletic Staff 2014-2015

DAVID L. DILES, Dr., Director, Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. B.S., M.S., Ohio University; Ed.D., University of Michigan.

ERIC D. HUTCHINGS, Colonel, Deputy Athletic Director/Facilities Director, Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. B.A., Virginia Military Institute; M.A., Command and Staff College; M.A., School of Advanced Military Science.

LEE S. DEWALD, Colonel, Faculty Athletics Representative and Professor of Applied Mathematics.  B.S., The Citadel; M.B.A., C.W. Post Center, Long Island University; M.S., Ph. D., The Naval Postgraduate School.

LANCE M.  FUJIWARA, Associate Athletic Director and Director for Sports Medicine. B.S., Oregon State University; M.Ed., University of Virginia (Sports Medicine); M.Ed, University of Virginia (Counselor Education).

DAVID SIGLER, Associate Athletic Director for Compliance and Game Operations. B.S., Washington and Lee University; M.Ed., Millersville University (PA).

CLIFFORD L. J. WADE, Commander, USN (Ret.), Assistant to the Athletic Director for Finance. B.S., Miami University; B.A., University of Maryland; M.S., Webster University.


BRIAN D. ANKEN, Head Lacrosse Coach.

A. R. (RANDY) ASHBY JR., Field Maintenance.

ROBERT F. BAUCOM, JR., Head Basketball Coach. B.A., University of North Carolina-Charlotte.

TRAVIS J. BEAZLEY, Assistant Baseball Coach. B.A., Randolph- Macon College.

WILLIAM BITHER, Lieutenant Colonel, Director of Corps Marksmanship and Head Women's and Men's Rifle Coach. B.S. North Georgia College; MSED, James Madison University.

WADE H. BRANNER, Associate Athletic Director for Media Relations and Sports Information Director. B.A., Virginia Military Institute.

GARRETT BRICKNER, Associate Men's and Women's Track and Field Coach. B.S., Virginia Military Institute.

ERIC C. BROWN, Assistant Football Coach. B.S. University of South Carolina.

MATHEW T. CAMPBELL, SR., Assistant Football Coach. B.S., University of South Carolina.

A. P. (TONY) CONWAY, Assistant Soccer Coach. B.A., Virginia Military Institute.

KELSEY L. CROAK, Assistant Trainer. M.Ed., ATC., University of Virginia.

RICK DEER, Assistant Rifle Coach. B.S., The Citadel.

JENNIFER K. FAZIOLI, Head Men's and Women's Cross Country Coach and Assistant Men's and Women's Track and Field Coach. B.A., University of Colorado; M.S., Penn State University.

MARCO GIULIANI, Assistant Athletic Trainer. B.S., Springfield College; Masters of Public Administration, Villanova University.

JONATHAN E. HADRA, Assistant Baseball Coach. B.A., Virginia Military Institute.

JUSTIN L. HAMILTON, Assistant Football Coach. B.A., Virginia Tech.

GREGORY W. HARRIS, Assistant Football Coach. B.A., Virginia Military Institute.

MARLIN M. IKENBERRY, Head Baseball Coach. B.A., Virginia Military Institute.

DONALD K. JAMISON, Colonel, Emeritus Professor of Civil Engineering and Assistant to the Athletic Director. B.S., Virginia Military Institute; M.S., University of California; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin; Professional Engineer. (1957; 1992)

CURTIS H. JAQUES, Assistant Lacrosse Coach. B.A., Virginia Military Institute.

JACK B. JOHNSON, JR., Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach.

JAMES W. MASON, Athletic Equipment Manager.

RON MATTES, Assistant Football Coach. B.A., University of Virginia.

RYAN MATTOCKS, Assistant Basketball Coach.  B.A., Duke University.

MEGHAN MELINCHAK, Assistant Athletic Trainer.

CHRISTOPHER B. MORSHA, Seasonal Athletic Trainer.

BILL NICHOLSON, Director of Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving. B.A., SUNY New Paltz.

R. BRADLEY ROBBINS, Assistant Football Coach. B.A, UVA Wise; M.Ed., University of Virginia.

RICHARD ROSE, Head Men's Soccer Coach. B.S., Lander University; M.S., Ohio University.

STEPHEN THOMAS ROSS, Director of Academic Advising for Intercollegiate Athletics, BS, Virginia Military Institute; MS Arkansas.

BRADLEY J. SALOIS, Associate Athletic Media Relations Director. B.S., Liberty University.

DAVID ZACHARY SCOTT, Assistant Men's and Women's Track and Field Coach. B.A., Virginia Military Institute.

JAMIE LYNN SEVERNS, Athletic Marketing and Promotions. M.B.S., The Citadel; B.A.A., Central Michigan University.

GREGORY J. SHOCKLEY, Assistant Football Coach.  B.S., M.A., Virginia Polytechnic and State University.

JESSICA SILER, Seasonal Athletic Trainer (football and Track). B.S., Frostburg State University.

CHRIS SKRETKOWICZ, Head Wrestling Coach. B.A., Hofstra University.

BEN SPRUNGER, Assistant Wrestling Coach.  Purdue University.

JOHN C. STARK, Assistant Athletic Communications Director. B.A., Lycoming College.

BENJAMIN P. THOMPSON, Assistant Basketball Coach. B.A., M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

ASHLEY USERA, Assistant Athletics Director for Tickets and Marketing.

TRENT WALKER, Assistant Football Coach, B.S., Auburn University.

FRANCIS G. WATTS, Assistant Equipment Manager.

DARRIN A. WEBB, Director of Men's and Women's Track and Field, Cross Country. B.S., Syracuse University.

J.B. WEBER, Assistant Athletic Director for Academic Services and Compliance.

CURTIS WHALEY, Assistant Strength Coach/Olympic Sports.

JAMES H. WHITTEN, Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Performance/Head Football Strength Coach. B.S., M.Ed., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

BRYAN WILLIAMS, Head Women's Soccer Coach. B.A., Washington & Lee University.

DANIEL W. WILLIS, Associate Head Basketball Coach. B.S., Lenoir- Rhyne College; M.A., Western Carolina University.

DON D. WOODS, Assistant Head Football Coach. B.S., Tennessee Tech; M.S., University Alabama Birmingham.

P. P. (SPARKY) WOODS, Head Football Coach. B.S. Carson Newman College.

Assigned Officers and Noncommissioned Officers of the United States Army Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force 2014-2015

MICHAEL HESTER, Colonel, USA, Professor of Military Science and Leadership.

PATRICK G. LOONEY, Colonel, USMC, Professor of Naval Science & Department Head. B.S., University of New Mexico; M.A., Naval War College.

DEAN W. LEE, Colonel, USAF, Professor of Aerospace Studies. B.S., Brigham Young University; M.A.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.


THERESA D. BEAVER, Major, USAF,  Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies. B.S., University of South Carolina; M.A.S., Air Force Institute of Technology.

PAUL BEEMAN, Major, USMC, Senior Marine Officer Instructor, B.A., Illinois State University.

JOHN W. BROUILLETTE, SFC, USA, Instructor of Military Science and Leadership.

DONALD B. BRYAN, SFC, USAR, Instructor of Military Science. B.A., College of William & Mary.

ABRAHAM BTOLAS, SFC, USA, Instructor of Military Science and Leadership.

DANIEL E. BURKE, JR., Lieutenant, USN, Assistant Professor of Naval Science. B.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

TREMAYNE A. BURNS, Technical Sergeant, USAF, NCOIC Personnel.

ALEXANDRA CARICO, Captain, USAF, Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies. B.S., James Madison University; M.A.S. Trident University.

LEE CLARK, Lieutenant Colonel, USA, Executive Officer.

AARON J. CULP, Major, USA, Assistant Professor of Military Science and Leadership.

MICHAEL G. D'ANDREA, Lieutenant, USN, Assistant Professor of Naval Science. B.S., United States Naval Academy.

TRICKEY L. FINCH, Gunnery Sergeant, USMC, Assistant Marine Officer Instructor.

MICHAEL J. FLOYD, Captain, USAF, Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies. B.A., Virginia Military Institute.

JONATHAN HARTSOCK, Major, USA, Assistant Professor of Military Science and Leadership.

KRISTEN M. LARAWAY, Lieutenant, USN, Assistant Professor of Naval Science. B.S., United States Naval Academy.

DEVON S. LEGARE, SFC, USA, Instructor of Military Science and Leadership.

HERBERT J. LESNIAK, Captain, USAF, Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies. B.S., University of Phoenix.

GILDARDO LOPEZ, Lieutenant, USN, Assistant Professor of Naval Science. B.A., University of North Florida.

RAYMOND S.J. McCONNELL, Lieutentant, USN, Assistant Professor of Naval Science. B.S., Longwood University.

BRIAN K. MOTTER, MSG, USA, Instructor of Military Science and Leadership.

RICHARD R. NEVIN, SFC, USA, Instructor of Military Science and Leadership.

BRADLEY M. PATTY, SFC, VANG, National Guard Recruiter.

DANIEL J. POUTIER, Captain, USA, Assistant Professor of Military Science and Leadership.

SHAWN P. RIDINGS, Captain, USMC, Junior Marine Officer Instructor. B.A., University of Kansas.

JEFFREY SEITZ, Captain, USA, Assistant Professor of Military Science and Leadership.

MARK SMITH, Captain, Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies. B.S., M.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

HENRY SITZLER, SGM, USA, Senior NCO, Instructor of Military Science and Leadership.

TIGRIS A. STEWART, SFC, USA, Instructor of Military Science and Leadership.

MATTHEW B. VANDERVEER, SGT, VANG, National Guard Recruiter.

CHRIS WARREN, Captain, Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies. B.S., Oklahoma State University.

ROBERT H. WIDMYER, Captain, USA, Assistant Professor Military Science and Leadership.

ALISHA WYCHE, SSgt., NCOCIC Information Management.

RANDY ZAMORA, Commander, USN, Assistant Professor of Naval Science. B.A., University of Notre Dame; M.A., U.S. Air Force Air Command and Staff College; M.A., University of Phoenix.