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    Virginia Military Institute
   
 
  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Personnel of the Institute



THE HONORABLE TERRY MCAULIFFE
Governor of Virginia

Board of Visitors 2016-2017

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

Terms expire June 30, 2018

BRUCE C. GOTTWALD, JR. '81 Richmond, Virginia
CONRAD M. HALL '65 Norfolk, Virginia         
RICHARD K. HINES V '66 Atlanta, Georgia
HON. JOE R. REEDER Alexandria, Virginia

Terms expire June 30, 2019

LARA TYLER CHAMBERS '03 Manakin Sabot, Virginia
BRIAN R. DETTER McLean, Virginia
DAVID L. MILLER '70 Brentwood, Tennessee
EUGENE SCOTT, JR. '80 Richmond, Virginia

Terms expire June 30, 2020

George J. Collins '62 Guilford, Connecticut
Charles E. Dominy Oakton, Virginia
Scot W. Marsh '81 Winchester, Virginia
Carl Strock '70 Hustle, Virginia

Member of the Board Ex Officio

MAJOR GENERAL TIMOTHY P. WILLIAMS, The Adjutant General of Virginia

Officers of the Board 2015 – 2016

GEORGE P. RAMSEY '72, President, Lynchburg, Virginia
JOHN P. JUMPER '66, Vice President, Spotsylvania, Virginia
KIMBER L. LATSHA '77, Vice President, Middletown, Pennsylvania
J. WILLIAM BOLAND '73, Vice President, Richmond, Virginia

Administration and Staff 2016-2017

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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, USA (Ret.), 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.


CHARLES H. BARBER, Commander, USN (Ret.), Officer in Charge, Commandant's Office.

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

JUDITH N. BAUR, Assistant Registrar for Compliance. B.S., The Pennsylvania State University; M.S., West Virginia University.

CHRISTOPHER S. BEAN, Sergeant First Class, USAR (Ret.), Battalion Operations and Training Sergeant. B.S., The 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; MSS, Army War 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.

JEFFREY BOOBAR, Colonel, Inspector General and Title IX Coordinator, B.A. Virginia Military Institute.

THOMAS A. BRASHEARS, Lieutenant Colonel, 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.

KRISTI MARIE BROWN, Captain, MERC Tutor Supervisor. B.S., Bridgewater College.

PAMELA S. BROWN, Major, Assistant Treasurer. B.S., West Virginia Institute of Technology; M.B.A., American Public University, CPA.

TIM J. BURROWS, Major, Assistant Director of Assessment. B.A., University of South Carolina; M.S., Radford University; Ph.D., Virginia Tech.

JOHN CASPER, Major, Associate Chaplain to the Corps of Cadets. B.A., Virginia Military Institute; M.A., M.Ed., Regent University.

DALLAS B. CLARK, Lieutenant Colonel, Institute Planning Officer.  B.A., Virginia Military Institute; MBA, Virginia Commonwealth 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, Associate Director (Online Communications) of Communications and Marketing. B.A., Mary Washington College; M.A., New School University.

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

CARMELO A. ECHEVARRIA III, Sergeant First Class, USA (Ret.), Battalion Operations & Training Sergeant.

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 for Operations. B.A., Virginia Military Institute; M.S.S., U.S. Army War College.

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 System. B.S., Virginia Military Institute.

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

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

PATRICIA HARDIN, Assistant Director of International Programs. B.A. University of South Carolina; M.A. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

SEAN P. HARRINGTON, Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.), Executive Assistant to the Superintendent and Secretary to the Board of Visitors. B.A., Virginia Military Institute; M.S., Troy University.

SUSAN F. HASTINGS, 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 Services and Instructor of Psychology. B.A., University of Arizona; M.A., 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.

MARTHE HONTS, Major, Sponsored Programs Administrator. B.A., Washington and Lee University; M.S., The University of Virginia.

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

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

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

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.

JEFFREY L. LAWHORNE, Colonel, Treasurer. 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, Lieutenant Colonel, Director of the Miller Academic Center. B.A. University of Virginia; M.S. Longwood University.

BURT MITCHELL, Major, Pipe Band Director and Assistant Band Director.

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.

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.

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

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

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

ROBERT E. PHILLIPS, Colonel, USA (Ret.), Institute Chaplain & Chaplain to the Corps of Cadets. B.A., Virginia Military Institute; M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; M.S., Columbus State University; M.S.S., U.S. Army War College.

E. LEE RAKES, Lieutenant Colonel, Director of Institute Assessment and Evaluation. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Tech.

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.

BRITTANY T. ROBERTSON, Captain, Assistant Director of Institutional Research. B.A., Randolph-Macon College; M. I.T., Virginia Tech.

KEVIN A. RYAN, Lieutenant Colonel, Comptroller. B.A., Virginia Military Institute; M.S., Old Dominion University; CPA.

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

DAVID G. SIGLER, Major, Assistant Director of Financial Aid. B.S., Washington and Lee University; M.Ed., Millersville University.

SHERRI K. TOMBARGE, Major, Assistant Director (News and Editorial Services) of Communications and Marketing. B.A., Mary Washington College; M.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

KELCEY A. TROXELL, Captain, Marketing Manager.  B.A., M.B.A., James Madison University.

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

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

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

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

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

The Faculty 2016-2017

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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, Colonel, Professor of Economics and Business. B.A., Elon University; Ph.D., University of Arizona. (2006; 2016)

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

JOCHEN ARNDT, Major, Assistant Professor of History. Diplom-Betriebswirt, Baden-Wurttemberg Cooperative State University, Germany; M.A., Stephen F. Austin State University; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago. (2016; 2016)

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

MARY STEWART ATWELL, Major, Assistant Professor of English. B.A., Hollins University; M.A., University of Virginia; M.F.A., Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis. (2015; 2015)

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, Emeritus 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; 2008)

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)

KAREN M. BLISS, Major, Assistant Professor of Applied Mathematics. B.S., University of Missouri-Rolla; M.S., Ph.D., North Carolina State University. (2015; 2015)

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)

GEORGE M. BROOKE, IV,  Colonel, Professor of Physics. B.S., Virginia Military Institute; M.S., Ph.D., Old Dominion University. (2004; 2015)

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. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., North Carolina State University; Professional Engineer. (1985; 2008)

KATHLEEN D. BULGER-BARNETT, Colonel, Professor 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)

H. FRANCIS BUSH, Colonel,  Emeritus Professor of Economics and 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)

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)

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, Lieutenant Colonel, Associate Professor of Economics and Business.  B.A., Wittenberg University; M.A., University of Maryland, College Park; Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park. (2011; 2015)

TIMOTHY DOWLING, Colonel, Professor of History. B.S., Texas Christian University; M.A., University of Virginia; M.A. (Ed), The College of New Jersey; 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 and Head of Computer and Information Sciences. B.S., University Egypt;  M.S., Alexandria University, Egypt; PhD., Old Dominion University. (2014; 2014)

ANOUAR EL YOUNSSI, Dr., Assistant Professor of Modern Languages. B.A., Abdelmalek Essadi University;  M.A., Saint Bonaventure University; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University. (2015; 2015)

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)

AMY E. GIVLER, Major, Assistant Professor of Applied Mathematics. B.S., M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. (2015; 2015)

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, Emeritus Professor 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, Colonel, Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics. B.S., Liberty University; M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. (2005; 2015)

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 & Interim MERC Director, B.S., Metro State College of Denver; M.S., Ph.D., University of Utah. (2008; 2014)

VERA HEUER, Dr., Assistant Professor of International Studies and Political Science. M.A., Free University Berlin; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University. (2013; 2013)

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

STEPHANIE L. HODDE, Major, Assistant Professor of English. B.A., William Smith College;  M.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of Illinois-Chicago. (2016; 2016)

TIMOTHY M. HODGES, Colonel, Head of Physics and Astronomy, Professor of Mechanical 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 and Program Coordinator for The Center for Undergraduate Research. B.A., M.A., Marshall University; Ph.D., Purdue University. (2013; 2013)

WAKEEL I.A. IDEWU, Lieutenant Colonel, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Louisiana State University. Professional Engineer. (2009; 2015)

CATHARINE CLARKE INGERSOLL, Major, Assistant Professor of Art History. B.A., Washington College; M.A., Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin. (2015; 2015)

MICHELLE ITEN, Major, Assistant Professor of English. B.A., M.A., Cloud State University; Ph.D., Texas Christian University. (2015; 2015)

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)

MATTHEW S. JARMAN, Major, Assistant Professor of Psychology. B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.B.A., Claremont Graduate University; Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University. (2015; 2015)

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-China; 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 V, 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)

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)

SABRINA S. LAROUSSI, Dr., Assistant Professor of Modern Languages and Cultures. B.A., Universite d'Alger, Algeria; M.A., Universidad de Alcalá, Spain; M.A., Ph.D., Texas Tech University. (2015; 2015)

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

JESSICA M. LIBERTINI, Major, Assistant Professor of Mathematics. B.S., Johns Hopkins; Sc.M., Brown University; M.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Ph.D., Brown University. (2014; 2014)

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 and Cultures. B.A., M.A., Shanghai Tong University, China; Ph.D., Stony Brook University. (2014; 2014)

RAYMOND J. MACDERMOTT, Colonel, Professor of Economics and Business. B.A., Ithaca College; M.A., University of Pittsburgh; Ph.D. Rutgers University. (2006; 2016)

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, Emeritus 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)

DEANNE L.MOOSMAN, Captain, Instructor in Physical Education. B.S., University of Rhode Island; M.S., Eastern Kentucky University. (2015:2015)

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 and Holder of the John W. and Jane M. Roberts Institute Professorship in Free Market 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. (2008; 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 and Holder, Benjamin H Powell, Jr., '36 Institute Professorship in 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)

ANDREI RAMNICEANU., Major, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Professional Engineer. (2016; 2016)

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)

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, Lieutenant Colonel, Associate Professor of Physics. B.S., M.S., University of Calcutta; Ph.D., University of Maryland. (2013; 2015)

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, Dean Emeritus and 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. 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 USAF (Ret.), Associate 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 and Head 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)

ETHAN W. STONEMAN, Major, Assistant Professor of English. B.A., University of Pittsburgh; M.A., University of Colorado at Boulder; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh. (2015; 2015)

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 and Head 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)

DANIELA M. TOPASNA, Colonel, Professor of Physics. B.S., University of Bucharest; M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. (2002; 2016)

GREGORY A. TOPASNA, Colonel, Professor of Physics. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. (2000; 2015)

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 and Holder of the Beverly M. Read '41 Institute Professorship in Arts and Sciences. B.A., Virginia Military Institute; M.S., University of Richmond; Ph.D., University of Tennessee. (1967; 2000)

BRUCE C. VANDERVORT, Colonel, Emeritus Professor of History. B.A., University of Wisconsin; M.A., University of Cincinnati; Ph.D., University of Virginia. (1989; 2016)

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., Peking University; M.A., National 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; 2001)

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. (1993; 1998)

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

FANG XIE, Assistant Professor of Modern Languages and Cultures. M.A., Beijing University; Ph.D., Stanford University. (2016; 2016)

Adjunct Faculty 2016-2017

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

JOHN E. ALERDING, Major, USAF (Ret.), 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,  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.

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

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.

JENNY CRANCE, Physical Education. B.S., James Madison University; M.S., University of Virginia.

DANIEL K. EVANS, Economics and Business. B.S., Tennessee Wesleyan University; J.D., Washington and Lee University.

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.

JANICE E. FRIEND, Chemistry. B.S., Kenyon College; M.S., Ph.D., Yale University.

JOSEPH R. GEARHART, Economics and Business. B.A., Emory and Henry College; M.S., James Madison University.

HEATHER GHOSHEH, Biology. B.S., Instituto María Auxiliadera; B.S.Med., Escuela Autonoma de Ciencias Médicas de Centro América; M.P.H., East Carolina University.

STEVEN D. HART, Lieutenant Colonel, USA (Ret.), Civil Engineering. B.S., United States Military Academy; M. Eng., Virginia Tech; Ph.D., Kansas State University.

WILLIAM M. HEISTON, Chemistry. B.S., Bridgewater College.

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, Colonel, USA (Ret.), 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.

HENRY Y. KIRBY, English, Rhetoric, and Humanistic Studies. B.A., M.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

JOHN W. KNOWLES, Modern Languages & Cultures. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

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.

THOMAS J. MCCORMICK, Colonel, USA (Ret.), Physics. B.S., U.S. Military Academy; M.S., George Mason University; M.S., Ph.D, The George Washington University.

MEGHAN MELINCHAK, Physical Education. B.S., Kent State University; M.Ed., University of Virginia.

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

STEPHEN L. NEAS, Major, USA (Ret.), Civil Engineering. B.S., Virginia Military Institute.

PHILIPE PANSIOT, Modern Languages and Cultures. M.A., Sorbonne Nouvelle.

B.J. PARSON, Lieutenant Colonel, USA (Ret.), Biology. B.S., Western Kentucky University; M.D., University of Louisville.

RYAN A. PAVEL, English, Rhetoric, and Humanistic Studies. B.A., University of Michigan; J.D., expected May 2017, University of Virginia.

ANA CRISTINA PINTO-BAILEY, Modern Languages and Cultures. Ph.D., Tulane University.

FRANCISCO J. PINTO-TORRES, Modern Languages & Cultures. B.A., Oberlin College; M.A., A.B.D., University of Michigan; J.D., Wayne State University.

LOUIS R. PREYSZ, III, Economics & Business. B.A., The University of Wisconsin, Madison; M.B.A., The University of Utah, Salt Lake City; Rutgers University, graduate of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking.

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.

ZEBULON A. RILEY, Economics and Business. B.S., George Mason University; M.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

SUSAN B. RIVELAND, English, Rhetoric, and Humanistic Studies. B.M., Crane School of Music; M.A., University of Illinois at Chicago; M.F.A., Florida International University.

SAMUEL K. ROSKELLEY, Civil Engineering. B.S., Brigham Young University; M.S., University of Virginia.

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

WOODSON A. SADLER, JR., Colonel, USMC (Ret.), 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., Rear Admiral, USN (Ret.), 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.

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

BRUCE J. SUMMERS, Economics & Business. B.A., University of Notre Dame; M.A., University of Illinois.

ADAM C. VOLANT, Psychology.  B.A., Virginia Military Institute; M.S. Capella University; M.S., Army War College.

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

The Athletic Staff 2016-2017

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.

TIMOTHY M. HODGES, Colonel, Faculty Athletic/Facilities Director and Head of Physics and Astronomy, Professor of Mechanical Engineering. B.S., Virginia Military Institute; M.S., Montana State University; Ph.D., University of Virginia. Professional Engineer. (1980; 1995)


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

CHRISTOPHER K. BERGMANN, Head Women's Soccer Coach. B.S., Westmont College; M.A., Wheaton College.

JONATHAN BIRSNER, Head Men's Lacrosse Coach. B.S., United States Military Academy.

WILLIAM F. BITHER, SR., Lt. Col., Rifle Coach. B.S., North Georgia College; M.S., James Madison University.

MICHAEL BONELLI, Head Men's Soccer Coach.

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

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

HAROLD BROWN, Director of Athletics Equipment and Services. B.S., M.S., Virginia Tech.

MARK H. BRYANT, Colonel, USA (RET.), Biology. B.S., Virginia Military Institute; M.S., Michigan State University; M.S., Army War College.

THOMAS CELENTANI, Head Assistant Lacrosse Coach, B.S., University of Massachusetts; M.Ed., Franklin Pierce University.

THOMAS A. CLARK, Assistant Football Coach. B.A., University of Maryland.

CASEY A. DYKES, Assistant Baseball Coach. B.A., M.S., Western Kentucky University.

DANIEL EARL, Head Basketball Coach. B.S., M.B.A., The Pennsylvania State University.

DAVE FORMAN, Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Performance/Head Football Strength Coach. B.S., James Madison University; M.S., University of Mississippi.

JONATHAN J. FREEMAN, Head Men's Soccer Coach. B.A., College of Wooster.

LANCE M.  FUJIWARA, Associate Athletic Director, Sports Medicine & Athletic Training. B.S., Oregon State University; M.Ed., University of Virginia.

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

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

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

KAREN E. HARLOW, Assistant Athletic Director for Finance and Administration. B.B.A., Saint Leo University; A.S., Southern Virginia University.

CHRISTOPHER S. HAUGHT-THOMPSON, Women's Soccer Coach. B.S., Lake Forest College.

ANTHONY HERMANE, Coordinator of Athletic Media. B.S., Ohio University.

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)

SARAH W. KELLER, Assistant Director for Athletic Academic Services & Compliance.  B.S., Trinity College; M.Ed., University of Virginia.

KLAY KILLINGSWORTH, Assistant Director of Athletic Equipment & Services.  B. S., University of West Georgia.

CHRIS KREIDER, Assistant Basketball Coach. B.A., Lebanon Valley College.

STEPHEN J. LAPORE, Assistant Basketball Coach. B.A., Wake Forest University.

HILLARY MASDON, Assistant Athletic Trainer.

ANDREW LUDTKE, DR., Assistant Track Coach.  B.S., Lake Superior State; M.S., North Texas; Ed.D., Olivet Nazarene University.

JAMIE MAULDIN, Assistant Director of Academic Services & Compliance.  B.A., Valdosta State University.

TIMOTHY W. MAYPRAY, Assistant Football Coach. B.A., Virginia Military Institute.

MEGHAN MELINCHAK, Assistant Athletic Trainer. B.S., Kent State; M.Ed., University of Virginia.

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

NICHOLAS A. PERLOZZO, Assistant Strength Coach - Olympic Sports. B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; M.A., East Carolina University.

TYLER PRAZMA, Assistant Wrestling Coach. M.Ed., University of Missouri.

RYAN K. PRYOR, Head Woman's Water Polo Coach. B.A., University of Michigan; J.D., University of Michigan Law School.

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

MICHAEL L. SAINT GERMAIN, Assistant Football Coach. B.A., Lafayette College.

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

GORDON R. SAMMIS, Assistant Football Coach. B.A., M.Ed., University of Virginia.

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

JAMIE LYNN SEVERNS, Associate Athletic Director for External Relations and Senior Women's Administrator. B.A.A., Central Michigan University; M.B.A., The Citadel.

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

JASON W. SLAY, Assistant Basketball Coach. B.S., West Virginia State University.

VINCENT J. THIBODEAU, Director of Basketball Operations.  B. A., Western Michigan University; M.S., George Mason University.

SCOTT WACHENHEIM, Head Football Coach. B.S., United States Air Force Academy; M.Ed., University of Arkansas.

DUSTIN W. WARD, Assistant Football Coach. B.S., University of Illinois.

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

J.B. WEBER, Associate Athletic Director for Academic Services and Compliance. B.A., Franklin Marshall College; M.A.,The Citadel and College of Charleston.

DANIEL WHITEHEAD, Assistant Sports Information Director. B.A., Brigham Young University; M.S., West Virginia University.

JUSTIN L. WOOD, Assistant Football Coach. B.A., Christopher Newport University.

JOHN S. ZIDENBERG, Assistant Football Coach. B.A., M.Ed., University of Virginia.

Assigned Officers and Noncommissioned Officers of the United States Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force 2016-2017

DAVID L. COGGINS, Colonel, USMC, Professor of Naval Science & Department Head.  B.S., University of Tennessee; M.A., U.S. Marine Corps Command and Staff College.

MICHAEL E. WAWRZYNIAK, Colonel, USA, Professor of Military Science. B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.B.A., Syracuse University; M.A., Naval War College.

ROBERT E. WEBB, Colonel, USAF, Professor of Aerospace Studies.  B.S., US Naval Academy; M.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; M.A., US Air War College.


ANASTASIA S. ABID, Lieutenant, USN, Assistant Professor of Naval Science. B.S., United States Naval Academy.

ALYSSA ASTPHAN, MAJ, USA, Assistant Professor of Military Science. B.A., Norwich University.

ROBERT BALLARD, MSG, USA, Instructor of Military Science and Leadership.

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

MICHAEL S. BORAWSKI, SSG, USA, Instructor of Military Science and Leadership.

DANIEL M. BORING, Lieutenant, USN, Assistant Professor of Naval Science.  B.A., Richmond, The American International University in London.

JOHN J. BROWN, Contractor, Assistant Professor of Military Science and Leadership. B.S., Arkansas Tech University; M.A., US Army Command & General Staff College

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

DAVID J. CARTWRIGHT, SFC, USA, Military Science Instructor.

ZACHARY T. CLINE, Captain, USAF, Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies.  B.A., Virginia Military Institute.

ANTOINETTE R. CRUTCHFIELD, SFC, USA, Military Science Instructor.

CHRISANDRA L. CURRY, SSG, USA, Human Resources Assistant.

LAKIA M. DAVIS, Technical Sergeant, USAF, NCOIC AFROTC Det 880.

NATHANIEL D. EDMONDSON, Lieutenant, USN, Assistant Professor of Naval Science.  B.S., Eastern Kentucky University.

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

ROSANA J. GARCIA, SSG, USA, Human Resources Assistant. B.S., Wayland Baptist University.

BRYAN W. GLOCK, Lieutenant, USN, Assistant Professor of Naval Science.  B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

CHARLES R. ISON, Lieutenant, USN, Assistant Professor of Naval Science.  B.A., Florida State University.

DAVID C. IZATT, SFC, VANG, Army National Guard School Recruiter.

JONATHAN D. KREPEL, CPT, USA, MP, Assistant Professor of Military Science and Leadership. B.S., Oklahoma State University; M.A., Webster University.

ERIC S. KUPPER, CPT, USA, EN, Assistant Professor of Military Science and Leadership. B.A., Virginia Military Institute.

GENE LILLY, Contractor Instructor of Military Science and Leadership. B.A., Berea College.

BENJAMIN B. MARSHALL, SFC, USA, Military Science Instructor.

JUAN D. MAYSSONET, Captain, USAF, Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies.  B.S., Rutgers University; M.B.A., Drexel University.

BRIAN K. MOTTER, MSG(R), USA, Military Science Instructor.

PATRICK M. NEWTON, First Lieutenant, USAF, Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies, B.S., University of Maryland.

TAMARA J. ONEAL, CPT, USA, SC, Assistant Professor of Military Science and Leadership. B.A., Augusta State University.

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

GILBERTO C. ROLON, LTC, USA, Executive Officer. B.S., University of Puerto Rico; M.S., Central Michigan University.

CLIFTON D. SANDERS, SFC, USA, Military Science Instructor.

JEFFREY SEITZ, CPT, USA, LG, Assistant Professor of Military Science and Leadership. B.A., University of Wisconsin-Parkside.

JAMES R. SIMMONS, SFC, USA, Military Science Instructor.

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

SHANE C. SPORT, SGM, USA, Senior Military Science Instructor.

ANTONIA M. THOMAS, Staff Sergeant, USAF, NCOIC, Administration Management.

CHRISTOPHER A. WARREN, Captain, Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies. B.S., Oklahoma State University; M.B.A., Southern New Hampshire University.

DARLENE L. WEAVER, CPT, USA, LG, Assistant Professor of Military Science and Leadership. B.S., ST. Augustine University; M.B.A., Trident University International.

JACOB H. WILDE, Major, USMC, Senior Marine Officer Instructor.  B.A., North Carolina State University.

ALISHA N. WYCHE, Staff Sergeant, USAF, NCOIC, Personnel.