Academic Catalog

Current Faculty

Note: Dates in parentheses indicate year of appointment to the faculty and year when present rank and/or title was attained. This listing includes all full-time, continuing teaching faculty of the University of Mary Washington as of June 1, 2020.


Swati Agrawal, Assistant Professor of Biology (2019, 2019)
B.Sc., Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University (India); M.Sc., North Maharashtra University (India); Ph.D., University of Georgia

Maysoon Fayez Al-Sayed Ahmad, Senior Lecturer in Arabic (2010, 2020)
B.A., M.A., University of Jordan

Nabil S. Al-Tikriti, Associate Professor of History (2004, 2010)
B.S., Georgetown University; MIA, Columbia University; M.A., Ph.D., The University of Chicago

David K. Ambuel, Leidecker Chair and Professor of Philosophy (1992, 2007)
B.A., Northwestern University; M.A., University of Munich; Ph.D., Northwestern University

Mehdi AminrazaviLeidecker Chair and Professor of Philosophy and Religion (1992, 2005)
B.A., M.A., University of Washington; Ph.D., Temple University

Justin A. Anderson, Lecturer in Athletics, Health, and Physical Education (2018, 2018)
B.A., University of Mary Washington; M.A., Trinity College

Karen M. AnewaltProfessor of Computer Science (2000, 2012)
B.S., Allegheny College; M.S., Ph.D., The College of William and Mary

Josephine Antwi, Assistant Professor of Biology (2018, 2018)
B.S., Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology; M.S., Southeastern Louisiana University; Ph.D., Texas A & M University

Deena A. AppleburySenior Lecturer in Athletics, Health, and Physical Education (2003, 2008)
A.A., State Fair Community College; B.S., M.S., University of Missouri at St. Louis

Janet A. Asper, Professor of Chemistry (2005, 2018)
B.S., Ohio University; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Dianne M. Baker, Professor of Biology (2006, 2018)
B.S., The Evergreen State College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Washington

Antonio BarrenecheaProfessor of English (2005, 2019)
B.A., Fordham University; M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

Jennifer A. Barry, Associate Professor of Religion (2016, 2020)
B.A., Colorado Christian University; MTS, Duke University; Ph.D., Drew University

Michael G. Benson, Assistant Professor of Theatre (2017, 2017)
B.A., Baldwin-Wallace College; MFA, The Pennsylvania State University

Porter R. BlakemoreAssociate Professor of History (1979, 1987)
B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.A., Madison College; Ph.D., University of Georgia

Susanne Brenta Blevins, Assistant Professor of English (2017, 2017)
B.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University; M.A., Radford University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro

María Laura Bocaz-LeivaAssociate Professor of Spanish (2010, 2017)
Licenciatura, Pontificia Universidad Catôlica de Chile; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa

Eric C. Bonds Associate Professor of Sociology (2011, 2017)
B.S., University of Wyoming; M.A., Minnesota State University at Mankato; Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder

Dawn S. BowenProfessor of Geography (1996, 2011)
B.A., Mary Washington College; M.A., University of Maine at Orono; Ph.D., Queen’s University

Bridget G. Brew, Assistant Professor of Sociology (2019, 2019)
B.A., University of California at Berkeley; M.S., Brooklyn College; M.A., Ph.d, Cornell University

Cate M. Brewer Senior Lecturer in Theatre (2009, 2018)
B.A., Washington University in St. Louis; MFA, Virginia Commonwealth University

John P. Broome Associate Professor of Education (2008, 2017)
B.A., The College of William and Mary; M.Ed., George Mason University; Ph.D., University of Virginia

Laura L. Bylenok, Assistant Professor of English (2016, 2016)
B.A., University of Washington; MFA, The Johns Hopkins University; Ph.D., University of Utah

John D. Burrow, Lecturer in Management (2014, 2017)
B.S., University of Mississippi; MPA, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University; D.M., University of Maryland University College

Gonzalo S. Campos-Dintrans, Assistant Professor of Spanish (2016, 2016)
B.A., Pontificia Universidad Catôlica de Chile; M.A., Ph.D., The University of Iowa

Wei Chen, Associate Professor of Management (2009, 2015)
B.A., Xiamen University (China); M.S., Ph.D., Texas Tech University

Yuan-Jen ChiangProfessor of Mathematics (1989, 2003)
B.S., National Taiwan Normal University; M.A., Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University

Ana G. ChichesterProfessor of Spanish (1984, 2010)
B.A., Mary Washington College; M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ph.D., University of Virginia

Tracy B. CiteroniAssociate Professor of Sociology (1998, 2005)
B.A., St. Vincent College; M.A., University of Pittsburgh; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Courtney M. Clayton, Associate Professor of Education (2009, 2015)
B.A., University of Pennsylvania; M.A., University of San Francisco; Ph.D., Boston College

Teresa L. CoffmanProfessor of Education (2004, 2014)
B.A., Hood College; M.A., San Francisco State University; Ph.D., Capella University

James B. Collins, Assistant Professor of Mathematics (2017, 2017)
B.S., James Madison University; M.S., Ph.D., North Carolina State University

Deborah A. ConwayAssociate Professor of Athletics, Health, and Physical Education (1987, 1997)
A.A., Ferrum College; B.A., M.Ed., Lynchburg College

Rosalyn L. Cooperman, Professor of Political Science (2003, 2020)
B.A., Indiana University; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Emily D. Crosby, Assistant Professor of Communication (2018, 2018)
B.A., Allegheny College; M.A., Indiana University; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Katherine Nicole Crowder, Professor of Chemistry (2008, 2020)
B.S., Sweet Briar College; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University

Shumona Dasgupta Associate Professor of English (2013, 2017)
B.A., M.A., University of Delhi; Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook

Jason W. DavidsonProfessor of Political Science (2001, 2014)
B.A., University of California at Berkeley; M.A., Ph.D., Georgetown University

Stephen C. DaviesProfessor of Computer Science (2006, 2019)
B.S., Rice University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder

Janine Schank DavisAssociate Professor of Education (2012, 2018)
B.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University; M.Ed., Boston College; Ph.D., University of Virginia

Julia Anne DeLancey, Professor of Art History (2017, 2017)
B.A., University of Michigan; Ph.D., University of St. Andrews (Scotland)

Andrew S. Delaney, Lecturer in Athletics, Health, and Physical Education (2016, 2016)
B.A., Franklin and Marshall College; M.S., Southern New Hampshire University

Antonia L. Delgado-PoustAssociate Professor of Spanish (2011, 2020)
B.A., Bucknell University; M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Melody B. DenhereAssociate Professor of Mathematics (2013, 2019)
B.Sc., M.Sc., University of Zimbabwe; Ph.D., Auburn University

Bridgette Dennett, Assistant Professor of Theatre (2019, 2019)
A.A., Hillsborough Community College; B.A., The University of South Florida; MFA, Indiana University

Kanchan DeosthaliAssociate Professor of Management (2013, 2019)
B.E., University of Mumbai (India); M.S., University of Louisiana at Lafayette; Ph.D., State University of New York , University at Albany

Erin K. Devlin, Associate Professor of American Studies (2016, 2020)
B.A., The American University; M.A., Ph.D., The College of William and Mary

Amrita Dhar, Assistant Professor of Economics (2016, 2016)
B.A., M.A., Jadavpur University (India); Ph.D., University of Houston

Brooke E. Di LauroProfessor of French (2006, 2019)
B.A., University of Pennsylvania; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

Andrew S. DolbyProfessor of Biology (2000, 2012)
B.A., Appalachian State University; M.S., Colorado State University; Ph.D., The Ohio State University at Columbus

Joseph G. DreissProfessor of Art (1976, 1991)
B.A., Fairleigh Dickenson University; M.A., Rutgers University; Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton

Alexandra M. Dunn, Assistant Professor of Management (2017, 2017)
B.A., Elon University; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Beverly D. EppsAssociate Professor of Education (2005, 2005)
B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Virginia

Mindy J. Erchull, Professor of Psychology (2005, 2017)
B.A., Connecticut College; M.A., Ph.D., Arizona State University

Julius N. Esunge, Associate Professor of Mathematics (2009, 2015)
B.Sc., University of Buea (Cameroon); M.S., Lehigh University; M.S., Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Marcelo Fajardo-CárdenasAssociate Professor of Spanish (2010, 2016)
B.A., University of Havana; M.A., New Mexico State University in Las Cruces; Ph.D., University of Arizona

Samira Fallah, Assistant Professor of Management (2020, 2020)
B.S., M.S., Amirkabir University of Technology (Iran)

Paul D. FallonAssociate Professor of Linguistics (2005, 2009)
B.S., M.S., Georgetown University; M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Stephen J. FarnsworthProfessor of Political Science (2012, 2012)
B.A., Dartmouth College: B.A., University of Missouri at Kansas City: M.A., Ph.D., Georgetown University

Susan R. FernsebnerProfessor of History (2004, 2016)
B.A., University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.A., Stanford University; Ph.D., University of California at San Diego

Claudine L. FerrellProfessor of History (1984, 2006)
B.A., M.A., Southwest Texas State University; Ph.D., Rice University

Caitlin C. Finlayson, Associate Professor of Geography (2013, 2019)
B.A., Winthrop University; Ph.D., Florida State University

Ian FinlaysonAssociate Professor of Computer Science (2012, 2018)
B.S., Winthrop University; Ph.D., Florida State University

Christofer C. FossProfessor of English (1999, 2012)
B.A., Concordia College; M.A., Northeastern University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Madison

R. Leigh Frackelton, Jr.Professor of Business Law and Taxation (1986, 1998)
B.A., Washington & Lee University; J.D., University of Richmond; MLT, The College of William and Mary

Tyler E. Frankel, Assistant Professor of Environmental Science (2018, 2018)
B.A., University of Maryland Baltimore County; M.S., Ph.D., University of Maryland

E. Eric GableProfessor of Anthropology (1996, 2008)
B.A., University of California at San Diego; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia

Jacqueline GallagherAssociate Professor of Geography (2006, 2010)
B.Sc., University of Wales, College of Swansea; M.Sc., Memorial University of Newfoundland; Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles

Stephen G. GallikProfessor of Biology (1987, 2003)
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

Christopher J. GarciaAssociate Professor of Quantitative Business Methods (2012, 2017)
B.S., Old Dominion University; M.S., Nova Southeastern University; M.S., Florida Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Old Dominion University

Carole A. GarmonProfessor of Art (1998, 2010)
BFA, MFA, Virginia Commonwealth University

Douglas T. GatelySenior Lecturer in Music (2005, 2011)
BLS, Mary Washington College; M.A., George Mason University

Lance C. GentryProfessor of Marketing (2013, 2017)
BSBA, MBA., University of Tennessee; Ph.D., Michigan State University

Scott P. Gerseny, Lecturer in Athletics, Health, and Physical Education (2019, 2019)
B.S., University of Florida; M.S., Eastern Kentucky University

Leanna C. GiancarloAssociate Professor of Chemistry (1999, 2005)
B.S., University of Scranton; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Adria Y. Goldman, Assistant Professor of Communication (2018, 2018)
B.A., Longwood University; M.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University; Ph.D., Howard University

Kevin E. Good, Assistant Professor of Education (2017, 2020)
B.S., Oral Roberts University; M.A., Regent University; M.Ed., Ph.D., George Mason University

Kimberly S. Gower, Assistant Professor of Management (2016, 2016)
BSBA, Michigan Technological University; MBA, University of Michigan at Flint; Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University

Rachel L. Graefe-Anderson, Associate Professor of Finance (2012, 2018)
B.Sc., The Pennsylvania State University; M.Sc., Ph.D., Purdue University

Theresa M. GranaAssociate Professor of Biology (2008, 2014)
B.S., Grove City College; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Steven A. GreenlawProfessor of Economics (1982, 2000)
B.A., The College of William and Mary; M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton

Alan B. GriffithProfessor of Biology (2002, 2014)
B.S., M.S., The Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., University of Maryland

Pamela R. GrotheAssistant Professor of Geology (2016, 2017)
B.S., University of Mary Washington; M.S., University of Colorado at Boulder; Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology

Surupa Gupta, Professor of Political Science (2008, 2020)
B.A., M.A., Jadavpur University (India); Ph.D., University of Southern California at Los Angeles

Mary Katherine HaffeyAssociate Professor of English (2014, 2018)
B.S., Ohio University; M.A., Marquette University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee

Stephen P. HannaProfessor of Geography (1997, 2009)
B.A., Clark University; M.A., University of Vermont; Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Bradley A. HansenProfessor of Economics (1995, 2009)
B.A, The Evergreen State College; M.S., London School of Economics; M.A., Ph.D., Washington University

Jennifer Hansen-Glucklich, Assistant Professor of German (2011, 2015)
B.A., Georgetown University; M.A., University of Maryland at College Park; Ph.D., University of Virginia

Steven E. HarrisAssociate Professor of History (2006, 2011)
B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago

Jodie L. HayobProfessor of Geology (1993, 2006)
B.S., University of Wisconsin at Madison; M.S., Ph.D., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor

J. Todd HelblingSenior Lecturer in Athletics, Health, and Physical Education (1999, 1999)
BBA, Millsaps College; M.S., University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Randall D. HelmstutlerAssociate Professor of Mathematics (2005, 2011)
B.S., Radford University; M.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Ph.D., University of Virginia

David L. Henderson, III, Associate Professor of Accounting (2011, 2015)
B.A., Mary Washington College; M.S., The George Washington University; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

Christine R. Henry, Assistant Professor of Historic Preservation (2015, 2015)
B.A., The College of William and Mary; M.Arch, The Catholic University of America; MHP, University of Maryland

Alexander S. Hinsey, Lecturer in Athletics, Health, and Physical Education (2019, 2019)
B.S., MBA, University of Pittsburgh

Daniel A. HirshbergAssociate Professor of Religion (2014, 2020)
B.A., Wesleyan University; M.A., Naropa University; Ph.D., Harvard University

Liane R. HoughtalinProfessor of Classics (1995, 2009)
A.B., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor; M.A., Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College

Daniel J. Hubbard, Associate Professor of Accounting (1999, 2006)
A.B., Georgia State University; B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology; M.A., Middlebury College; M.Acct., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

Jane L. Huffman, Associate Professor of Education (2007, 2007)
B.S., M.S., Radford University; Ed.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

W. Shawn Humphrey, Associate Professor of Economics (2005, 2010)
B.A., Earlham College; M.A., Virginia Commonwealth University; M.A., Ph.D., Washington University

Debra L. Hydorn, Professor of Mathematics (1994, 2006)
B.S., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor; M.S., University of Texas at San Antonio; Ph.D., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor

Christy K. Irish, Assistant Professor of Education (2016, 2017)
B.A., University of San Diego; M.Ed., San Diego State University; Ph.D., George Mason University

Jason C. James, Associate Professor of Anthropology (2005, 2011)
B.A., Boston University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California at San Diego

Melissa C. Jenkins, Assistant Professor of Education (2019, 2020)
B.A., George Mason University; M.S., Old Dominion University; Ph.D., George Mason University

Rosemary K. Jesionowski, Associate Professor of Art (2008, 2013)
BFA, Ohio University; MFA, Indiana University

Elizabeth A. Johnson-Young, Assistant Professor of Communication (2015, 2015)
B.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro; M.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Ph.D., North Carolina State University

Marcus N. KahnSenior Lecturer in Athletics, Health, and Physical Education (2014, 2014)
B.A., University of Redlands; M.Ed., Wesley College

Peter S. Kelly, Professor of Education (2017, 2017)
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Kansas

Teresa A. Kennedy, Professor of English (1991, 2003)
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., The Catholic University of America

Jason A. Kilby, Senior Lecturer in Athletics, Health, and Physical Education (2011, 2020)
B.S., M.Ed., Frostburg State University

Nora Huijung Kim, Associate Professor of Sociology (2009, 2015)
B.S., Korea University (South Korea); M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Madison

Suzie Kim, Assistant Professor of Art History (2017, 2017)
B.A., Korea University (South Korea); M.A., Hong-ik University (South Korea): Ph.D., University of Maryland

Kimberley L. Kinsley, Senior Lecturer in Business Law (2003, 2012)
B.S., University of Maryland; M.A., J.D., University of Detroit

Ben Odhiambo Kisila, Professor of Geology (2005, 2019)
B.S., Nairobi University; M.S., University of Victoria; Ph.D., University of Arkansas

David W. Kolar, Associate Professor of Psychology (1995, 2004)
B.A., San Diego State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California at Riverside

Janusz Konieczny, Professor of Mathematics (1992, 2004)
M.S., Jagiellonian University (Poland); Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

Leonard R. Koos, Associate Professor of French (1992, 1997)
B.A., University of California at Los Angeles; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

James Brooks Kuykendall, Professor of Music (2017, 2017)
A.B., Erskine College; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University

Benjamin J. LaBreche, Associate Professor of English (2009, 2015)
B.A., Ph.D., Yale University

Bradley A. Lamphere, Assistant Professor of Biology (2016, 2016)
B.A., Pomona College; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Jeremy G. Larochelle, Professor of Spanish (2006, 2018)
B.A., The College of William and Mary; M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Elizabeth F. Larus, Professor of Political Science (1997, 2010)
B.A., Creighton University; M.A., University of Oklahoma; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia

Adekunle O. Lawson, Lecturer in the Department of Athletics, Health, and Physical Education (2015,2015)
B.S., Lynchburg College; M.S., Ohio University

Donghyun (Don) Lee, Assistant Professor of Economics (2015, 2015)
B.S., Arizona State University; M.S., University of Wisconsin at Madison; Ph.D., University of Oregon

Jangwoon (Leo) Lee, Professor of Mathematics (2008, 2020)
B.S., Kangnam University (South Korea); M.S., Sogang University (South Korea); Ph.D., Iowa State University

Janie LeeAssociate Professor of Linguistics (2011, 2017)
B.A., Ewha Women’s University (South Korea); M.A., Ph.D., University of California at Santa Barbara

J. Larry Lehman, Professor of Mathematics (1986, 1998)
B.A., Eastern Mennonite College; Ph.D., University of Virginia

Marcus L. Leppanen, Assistant Professor of Psychology (2020, 2020)
B.A., University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee; M.S., Ph.D., University of Louisville

Emile J. Lester, Professor of Political Science (2006, 2019)
B.A., The George Washington University; M.Sc., London School of Economics; Ph.D., University of Virginia

Jonathan LevinProfessor of English (2013, 2013)
A.B., University of Michigan; M.A., University of California at Los Angeles; Ph.D., Rutgers University

Rachel J. Levy, Assistant Professor of English (2019, 2019)
B.A., Allegheny College; M.A., Miami University; MFA, University of Colorado at Boulder; Ph.D., University of Utah

Elizabeth F. Lewis, Professor of Spanish (1992, 2011)
B.A., Auburn University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia

Lynn O. LewisProfessor of Biology (1989, 2002)
B.S., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

Miriam N. Liss, Professor of Psychology (2001, 2013)
B.A., Wesleyan University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Eric G. Lorentzen, Professor of English (2004, 2019)
B.A., Rowan University; M.A., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

Kenneth D. Machande, Professor of Accounting (2004, 2010)
A.A., University of Maryland; BLS, Mary Washington College; MBA, Albany State University

Virginia H. Mackintosh, Associate Professor of Psychology (2008, 2014)
B.A., State University of New York at Binghamton; M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University

Will B. MackintoshAssociate Professor of History and American Studies (2010, 2017)
B.A., Swarthmore College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor

Jennifer Magee, Senior Lecturer in Mathematics (2013, 2018)
B.A., Washington and Jefferson College; M.A., Bowling Green State University

Jennifer R. Mailloux, Associate Professor of Psychology (2003, 2009)
B.A., Fairfield University; M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook

Kashef A. MajidAssociate Professor of Marketing (2013, 2019)
B.C., University of Ottawa; M.S., Concordia University; Ph.D., The George Washington University

Varun Suresh Makhija, Assistant Professor of Physics (2019, 2019)
B.A., Drew University; Ph.D., Kansas State University

John S. Marsh, Associate Professor of Management (2013, 2019)
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Kristin L. Marsh, Professor of Sociology (2000, 2019)
B.A., M.A., Georgia State University; Ph.D., Emory University

Andrew M. MarshallAssociate Professor of Computer Science (2014, 2020)
B.S., New Mexico State University; M.S., Bowling Green State University; Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany

Leslie E. Martin, Associate Professor of Sociology (2007, 2012)
B.A., The College of William and Mary; M.A., Temple University; Ph.D., Emory University

Melissa MartinezAssistant Professor of Political Science (2019, 2020)
B.A., St. Mary's University; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Texas

María Isabel Martínez-MiraAssociate Professor of Spanish (2005, 2011)
B.A., University of Murcia (Spain); M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Mary Elizabeth S. Mathews, Professor of Religion (2000, 2017)
A.B., The College of William and Mary; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia

Maya MathurProfessor of English (2006, 2019)
B.A., St. Stephen’s College; M.A., Ph.D., University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Jason P. MatzkeProfessor of Philosophy (2007, 2017)
B.S., Ball State University; MAIS, Oregon State University; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University

Marco Millones Mayer, Associate Professor of Geography (2016, 2020)
B.A., Pontificia Universidad Catôlica de Peru; M.A., University of Miami; Ph.D., Clark University

Marie E. McAllisterProfessor of English (1998, 2009)
B.A., Yale University; Ph.D., Princeton University

Christine A. McBrideProfessor of Psychology (1994, 2006)
B.A., University of Portland; M.A., Ph.D., University of California at Riverside

Venitta C. McCallProfessor of Education (1980, 2005)
B.S., Niagara University; MBA, University of North Florida; Ed.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

Jeffery W. McClurkenProfessor of History (1999, 2013)
B.A., Mary Washington College; M.A., Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University

Kevin J. McCluskeyAssociate Professor of Theatre (2001, 2007)
BFA, University of South Dakota; MFA, Indiana University; MLS, Southern Connecticut State University

Pamela S. McCullough, Lecturer in Nursing (2014, 2018)
BSN, MSN., The Catholic University of America; DNP, Old Dominion University

Jonathon F. McMillanAssociate Professor of Art (2011, 2017)
BFA, James Madison University; MFA, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville

Lauren K. McMillan, Assistant Professor Historic Preservation (2015, 2017)
B.A., University of Mary Washington; M.A., East Carolina University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Keith E. MellingerProfessor of Mathematics (2003, 2014)
B.S., Millersville University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Delaware

Laura H. MentoreAssociate Professor of Anthropology (2010, 2017)
B.A., University of Virginia; Ph.D., University of Cambridge

Nina MikhalevskyProfessor of Philosophy (2006, 2006)
B.A., Boston University; M.A., Ph.D., Georgetown University

Krystyn R. MoonProfessor of History (2006, 2017)
B.A., Pomona College; M.A., Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University

Caitlin E. Moore, Senior Lecturer in Athletics, Health, and Physical Education (2013, 2018)
B.S., MBA, University of Mary Washington

Sarah A. MorealliSenior Lecturer in Environmental Sciences (2013, 2018)
B.S., Slippery Rock University; M.S., University of Pittsburgh

John T. MorelloProfessor of Communication (1989, 1996)
A.B., The College of William and Mary; M.A., Northern Illinois University; Ph.D., Wayne State University

Ginny R. Morriss, Assistant Professor of Biology (2019, 2019)
B.S., Gonzaga University; Ph.D., University of New Mexico

Joseph W. Nicholas, Associate Professor of Geography (1991, 1997)
B.A., Bemidji State University; M.S., University of North Dakota; Ph.D., University of Georgia

Bruce R. O’BrienProfessor of History (1990, 2003)
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., M. Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

Marjorie A. OchProfessor of Art (1994, 2008)
B.A., Towson State University; M.A., University of Delaware; Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College

Deborah A. O’Dell, Professor of Biology (1992, 2016)
B.S., Ursinus College; Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook

Timothy M. O’DonnellProfessor of Communication (1999, 2011)
B.A., M.A., Wake Forest University; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

E. Davis Oldham, Associate Professor of Chemistry (2013, 2019)
B.A., Lawrence University; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Martha Patricia OrozcoLecturer in Spanish (2007, 2010)
B.A., Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon (Mexico); M.A., University of North Dakota; M.A., George Mason University; Ph.D., The Catholic University of America

Smita Jain OxfordSenior Lecturer in Business Communication (2005, 2005)
B.A., Wellesley College; MBA, Columbia University; M.A., University of Maryland

Erin N. Palmwood, Assistant Professor of Psychology (2020, 2020)
B.S., University of Mary Washington; M.A., Ph.D., University of Delaware

Judith A. ParkerProfessor of Linguistics (1987, 2008)
B.A., Sarah Lawrence College; M.A., Ph.D., Brown University

Melina A. PattersonAssociate Professor of Geography (2003, 2010)
B.A., Pitzer College; M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University

Kelly W. Perkins, Senior Lecturer in Mathematics (2015, 2020)
B.S., Rice University; J.D., University of Houston Law School; M.S., Virginia Commonwealth University

Angela L. PittsProfessor of Classics (2002, 2016)
B.A., Ohio University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Madison

Jennifer A. PolackProfessor of Computer Science (1998, 2010)
B.S., University of Scranton; M.S., Pace University; Ph.D., University of South Florida

Allyson M. PoskaProfessor of History (1992, 2004)
B.A., The Johns Hopkins University; M.A., Brown University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota at Minneapolis

Scott M. PowersProfessor of French (2002, 2017)
B.S. Ed., Arizona State University; M.A., Ph.D., Tulane University

Colin T. RaffertyAssociate Professor of English (2008, 2014)
B.A., Kansas State University; M.A., Iowa State University; MFA, University of Alabama

P. Anand RaoProfessor of Communication (2002, 2016)
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Veena Ravishankar, Assistant Professor of Computer Science (2018, 2018)
B.E., Visveswaraiah Technological University (India); M.S., Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany

Margaret A. RayProfessor of Economics (1993, 2005)
B.S., Oklahoma State University; M.A., Western Illinois University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Randall D. ReifAssociate Professor of Chemistry (2014, 2020)
B.A., St. Mary’s College of Maryland; Ph.D., Texas Tech University

Michael J. Reno, Lecturer in Philosophy (2015, 2018)
B.S., Illinois State University; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University

David A. RettingerProfessor of Psychology (2006, 2019)
B.A., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor; M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder

Gary N. RichardsProfessor of English (2008, 2017)
B.A., Trinity University; M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Lynne D. RichardsonProfessor of Marketing (2011, 2011)
BBA, University of Montevallo; MBA, University of Alabama at Birmingham; Ph.D., University of Alabama

Brian R. Rizzo, Associate Professor of Geography (2007, 2011)
B.A., M.A., University of Western Ontario; Ph.D., University of Virginia

Jason M. RobinsonAssociate Professor of Art (2014, 2020)
B.A., Pennsylvania State University; MFA, Virginia Commonwealth University

Joseph M. Romero, Professor of Classics (2000, 2015)
B.A., Mary Washington College; Ph.D., Duke University

Marcel P. Rotter, Associate Professor of German (2004, 2010)
M.A., Pädagogische Hochschule Erfurt; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Madison

Farhang Rouhani, Professor of Geography (2001, 2015)
B.A., University of California at Berkeley; M.A., Ph.D., University of Arizona

Robert S. Rycroft, Professor of Economics (1977, 1989)
B.A., The College of William and Mary; M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland

Christopher O. Ryder, Associate Professor of Music (2018, 2018)
B.A., Mary Washington College; M.A., George Mason University; DMA, Shenandoah Conservatory of Shenandoah University

Jose A. Sainz, Associate Professor of Spanish (2001, 2007)
B.A., Universidad de Deusto (Spain); M.A., West Virginia University; Ph.D., University of Maryland

Sayan Sarkar, Assistant Professor of Accounting (2016, 2016)
B.A., Delhi University; M.A., Sheffield Hallam University (United Kingdom); MBA, Ph.D., University of Texas at El Paso

Mara N. Scanlon, Professor of English (1999, 2011)
B.A., University of Virginia; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Madison

Holly H. Schiffrin, Professor of Psychology (2005, 2017)
B.S., Mary Washington College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Miami

Debra J. Schleef, Professor of Sociology (1999, 2011)
B.A., Indiana University at Indianapolis; M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University

Federico Schneider, Associate Professor of Italian (2004, 2009)
Diploma, Berklee College of Music; M.A., Boston College; Ph.D., Yale University

Kyle T. Schultz, Associate Professor of Education (2017, 2017)
B.A., MAT, Miami University; Ph.D., University of Georgia

Jessica Zeitz Self, Assistant Professor of Computer Science (2016, 2016)
B.S., University of Mary Washington; M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

Jason R. Sellers, Associate Professor of History (2011, 2019)
B.A., University of California at Berkeley; M.A., Ph.D., University of California at Irvine

Marie P. SheckelsProfessor of Education and Mathematics (1981, 1999)
B.A., Saint Mary’s College; M.A., The Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., University of Maryland

Ranjit SinghAssociate Professor of Political Science (2004, 2010)
B.A., Mary Washington College; M.A., Georgetown University; Ph.D., University of Virginia

Kelli M. SluntProfessor of Chemistry (1995, 2008)
B.S., Mary Washington College; Ph.D., University of Virginia

Andréa D. Livi Smith, Professor of Historic Preservation (2008, 2020)
B.A., Brown University; M.S., University of Vermont; Ph.D., University of Maryland

Michael G. Spencer, Associate Professor of Historic Preservation (2009, 2015)
B.A., Mary Washington College; MHP, University of Kentucky

Mukesh SrivastavaProfessor of Management Information Systems (2004, 2015)
B.S., Garhwal University (India); MBA, Jackson State University; DBA, University of Surrey (United Kingdom)

W. David StahlmanAssociate Professor of Psychology (2012, 2018)
B.A., Franklin and Marshall College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles

Emily M. Stanley, Assistant Professor of Psychology (2016, 2016)
B.A., Trinity University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Delaware

Michael C. Stebar, Senior Lecturer in Biological Sciences (2014, 2020)
B.S., The College of William and Mary; M.T., University of Virginia

Hilary E. StebbinsAssociate Professor of Psychology (2010, 2016)
B.S., Mary Washington College; Ph.D., Brown University

Debra C. StecklerAssociate Professor of Psychology (1982, 1990)
B.A., Butler University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Georgia

Jesse J. StommelSenior Lecturer in English, Linguistics, and Communication (2019, 2019)
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder

Gregg StullProfessor of Theatre (1991, 2005)
B.A., Mary Washington College; M.A., University of Maryland

Sushma Subramanian, Assistant Professor of Journalism (2015, 2015)
B.A., University of Southern California; M.S., Columbia University

Suzanne Sumner, Professor of Mathematics (1992, 2004)
B.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.S., Ph.D., North Carolina State University

Kelly F. Swiney, Lecturer in Athletics, Health, and Physical Education (2019, 2019)
B.S., Allegheny College; M.S., California University of Pennsylvania

Melanie D. Szulczewski, Associate Professor of Environmental Science (2008, 2014)
B.A., Cornell University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Madison

Jamie M. Tierney, Lecturer in Athletics, Health, and Physical Education (2018, 2018)
B.S., Radford University

Abbie M. Tomba, Associate Professor of Biology (2006, 2012)
B.S., M.S., Bowling Green State University; Ph.D., Auburn University

Cristina TurdeanAssociate Professor of Historic Preservation (2011, 2017)
B.S., M.S., The Polytechnic Institute of Cluj-Hapoca (Romania); M.A., State University of New York at Oneonta; M.A., Ph.D., University of Delaware

Clarence W. Tweedy, III, Associate Professor of English (2006, 2013)
B.A., Virginia Military Institute; M.A., Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Craig R. Vasey, Professor of Philosophy (1986, 1999)
B.A., Towson State College; Doctorate, Université de Paris; Ph.D., Brown University

Jennifer D. WalkerAssociate Professor of Education (2014, 2020)
B.S., University of Mary Washington; M.Ed., Ph.D., George Mason University

Robert Parrish Waters, Assistant Professor of Biology (2014, 2015)
B.A., University of North Carolina at Asheville; Ph.D., University of South Dakota

Melissa S. WellsAssistant Professor of Education (2017, 2017)
B.A., M.A., Furman University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina

Robert L. Wells, Assistant Professor of Music (2017, 2019)
B.M., Furman University; M.A., M.M., Ph.D., Eastman School of Music

Zachary N. Whalen, Associate Professor of English (2008, 2014)
B.A., Carson-Newman College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Florida

Charles E. Whipkey, Associate Professor of Geology (2000, 2006)
B.S., The Pennsylvania State University; M.S., North Carolina State University; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Marc A. Williams, Assistant Professor of Theatre (2020, 2020)
B.A., University of Mary Wsahington; MFA, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Laura C. Wilson, Associate Professor of Psychology (2013, 2019)
B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University; M.A., The College of William and Mary; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

Rodrick L. Wood Senior Lecturer in Athletics, Health, and Physical Education (1996, 1999)
B.A., Randolph-Macon College; M.Ed., National-Louis University

Grant R. WoodwellProfessor of Geology (1986, 1998)
B.A., Columbia University; M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

April N. Wynn, Assistant Professor of Biology (2015, 2015)
B.S., McMurry University; M.S., Texas A & M University; Ph.D., North Carolina State University

Ping YinAssociate Professor of Geography (2014, 2019)
B.E., M.E., Tsinghau University (China); Ph.D., University of Georgia

Eun Jung [Kelly] Yoon, Assistant Professor of Marketing (2019, 2019)
BBA, MBA, Kyung Hee University (South Korea); M.S., University of Florida; Ph.D., University of California at Irvine

Ronald A. ZacharskiAssociate Professor of Computer Science (2007, 2013)
BFA, University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Xiaofeng ZhaoProfessor of Management Science (2007, 2019)
B.S., Xian Jiaotong University (China); M.Phil., Northwestern University; MBA, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., University of Tennessee