Richmond Home

Faculty and Staff Bios

A select number of bios are presented below. Use the directory search functions to find someone specifically. Not all faculty and staff have a bio page.

A&S Department Chairs and Program Coordinators
Coordinator, Linguistics
Professor of Literature and Linguistics
William Judson Gaines Chair in Modern Foreign Languages
Sociolinguistics
Language and race
American dialectology
Historical linguistics
Linguistic relativism
Psychoanalysis
Comparative literature
Associate Professor of Psychology
Chair, Department of Psychology
Object recognition
Cognitive and neural mechanisms of the development and loss of perceptual expertise across the
lifespan
Organization of semantic knowledge
Category specificity in cognitively intact and impaired individuals
Face recognition
Professor of Physics
Chair, Department of Physics
Big Bang cosmology (theory and data analysis)
Associate Professor of Art History, Art History Coordinator
Renaissance and Baroque Art History
Museum Studies
Professor of Political Science and International Studies
International Studies Concentration Advisor: Politics and Diplomacy, the Middle East
Senior Coordinator of Interdisciplinary Programs
Middle East Studies
Comparative and International Politics
International Development Policy
George and Sallie Cutchin Camp Professor of Bible
Chair, Department of Religious Studies
Program Coordinator, Jewish Studies
Coordinator, Interdisciplinary Studies Program
New Testament
Early Christianity
E. Claiborne Robins Distinguished Chair in the Liberal Arts
Chair, Department of Political Science
Professor of Political Science and Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law (PPEL)
Political and legal philosophy, with special interests in republicanism, political obligation, and the justification of punishment
Professor of Chemistry
Program Coordinator, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biochemistry
Associate Professor of French
Chair, Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
18th Century French Studies
Film Studies
Professor of Anthropology
Chair, Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Professor of Spanish and Catalan Studies
William Judson Gaines Chair in Modern Foreign Languages
Interim Chair, Department of Theatre and Dance
Spanish and Catalan theatre and performance
Theatre translation and translation theory
Professor of Philosophy
Chair, Department of Philosophy
Philosophy of Language
Philosophy of Mind
Logic
Philosophy in Science Fiction
Professor of Journalism
Chair, Department of Journalism
Documentary film
Photojournalism
Professor of Mathematics
Chair, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Associate Professor of English
Coordinator, Film Studies Program
Associate Professor
Chair, Department of Rhetoric & Communication Studies
Public memory
U.S. media history
Race and representation
Qualitative research methods
Professor of Political Science
Co-coordinator, Healthcare Studies Program
Public Policy
Health Care Policy
Health Insurance
Mental Health Policy
Medicare Policy
Professor of Rhetoric
Program Coordinator, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Rhetorical Theory
Histories and historiographies of rhetoric; Histories and historiographies of ideas
Ancient Greek Rhetorical Theory, Texts, and Culture
Interdisciplinary Studies: rhetoric and writing, philosophy, political theory, women's studies, classics, culture/al studies, science/technology, humanistic inquiry
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Coordinator, Integrated Inclusive Science Program
Coordinator, SMART Program
Organic Chemistry
Associate Professor of Spanish
Chair, Department of Latin American, Latino, and Iberian Studies
Nineteenth-century Spanish Literature
Associate Professor of Music, Director of University Choirs
Chair, Department of Music
Chair, Department of Music
Choral music of Slovenia
Sacred works of W.A.Mozart
Music and Religion
Choral and Vocal Pedagogy
Associate Professor of History and American Studies
Coordinator, American Studies Program
Program Coordinator of Humanities in A&S
United States and the World
U.S. Cultural and Intellectual History
Associate Professor of Geography and the Environment, Geography Advisor
Chair, Department of Geography and the Environment
Environmental Studies Advisor
International Studies Concentration Advisor, Latin America
Human environment interface
Amazonia
Political ecology
Cartography
Conservation and development
Associate Professor of Philosophy and Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law (PPEL), Coordinator, Law & Liberal Arts Minor
Ethics
Philosophy of Law
Ancient Philosophy
Professor of English
Chair, Department of English
16th- and Early 17th-Century English Literature and Culture
16th- and Early 17th-Century English Medical and Obstetric History
History and Theory of English Poetics
Associate Professor of Political Science and Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law (PPEL)
Coordinator, Philosophy, Politics, Economics, and Law Program
Pre-Law Advisor
Constitutional Law
Legal and Political Theory
Universal Rights
Natural Law and Philosophy
The American Judiciary
Professor of Art
Chair, Department of Art and Art History
Painting & Drawing, Land and Environmental Art; Color Theory/Practice; Contemporary Art Theory/Practice
Associate Professor of Biology
Chair, Department of Biology
Cell and Molecular Biology
Immunology
Regulation of the inflammatory response/macrophage activity
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Chair, Department of Chemistry
Analytical Chemistry
Environmental Chemistry
Associate Professor of Classical Studies
Affiliated Faculty
Ancient History
Roman Imperial Society
Greek and Latin Literature
Professor of Military Science
Chair, Department of Military Science and Leadership, Spider Battalion
Assistant Professor of Elementary Education
Chair, Department of Education
Science teaching and training
Using children's literature across the curriculum
Environmental education
Samuel Chiles Mitchell-Jacob Billikopf Professor of History and International Studies
Chair, Department of History
International Studies Concentration Advisor: Africa and World Politics and Diplomacy
Colonial Africa
History of Education
Nationalism and Decolonization
Director of Dance
Artistic Director, University Dancers
Technique classes
Dance History
Choreography
Director of Pre-Health Education
Co-coordinator, Healthcare Studies Program
Associate Professor of Biology
Coordinator, Environmental Studies Program
Evolutionary ecology
Local adaptation and speciation
Plant population biology and genetics
Evolutionary genetics of invasive species
Jepson School Faculty
Dean, E. Claiborne Robins Distinguished Professorship in Leadership Studies
Ethics and Economics
Leadership Ethics
History of Economic Thought
History of Political Economy
Experimental Economics
Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies
Political Psychology
Political Communication
Mass Media
Public Opinion
Experimental Methods
Associate Professor of Leadership Studies
Leadership in Literature & Film
Leadership in Performance
Cultural & Political History (Early Modern England)
New Media and Gaming
Professor Emerita
Leadership Ethics
Business Ethics
International Leadership
Conflict Resolution
Philosophy of Work
Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies
Ethics
Political philosophy
Ethics and religion
Moral psychology
Associate Professor of Leadership Studies and Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law
Ethics
Bioethics
Political Philosophy
Professor, Colonel Leo K. & Gaylee Thorsness Endowed Chair in Ethical Leadership
Group Dynamics
Social Behavior
Psychology of Morality
Professor, E. Claiborne Robins Distinguished Professorship in Leadership Studies
Presidential Leadership
Peer Interaction and Performance
Heroes
Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies
Experimental Economics
Behavioral Economics
Altruism and Charitable Giving
Public Good Provision
Public Economics
Associate Professor of Leadership Studies
Modern African American History
American Civil Rights Movement
African American Politics in Richmond, Virginia
American Political Development after 1945
Professor Emerita
Organizational Leadership
Leading Change
Invisible Leadership
Leadership during Personal Crisis
Associate Professor of Leadership Studies
Immigration
Citizenship
Global Leadership
Professor of Leadership Studies and Psychology and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Women and Minority Leaders
Stereotypes and Discrimination
Complex social issues
Professor, George Matthews & Virginia Brinkley Modlin Chair in Leadership Studies
Social Justice and Immigration Policy
Religious Leadership
Popular Religion
Political Culture (Late Antiquity through Early Modern Period)
Professor Emeritus
American Political Thought
Constitutional History
Cultural Leadership
Statesmanship
The Supreme Court
Professor, Coston Family Chair in Leadership and Ethics
Leadership Ethics
Moral Psychology
Responsibility
Followership
Social, Political, and Legal Theory
Associate Dean for Student & External Affairs
Community-based Learning
Diversity and Difference
Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies
Status Hierarchy
Leader Emergence in Task Groups
Evolution of Cooperation and Morality
Social Gradient of Health
Small-scale Societies
Origins of Personality Differences
Associate Professor of Leadership Studies and Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law
Urban Politics and Sprawl
Community Economic Development
City of Richmond Politics
Sports, Justice, and Ethics
Professor Emeritus
Intellectual History of Leadership
Leadership in Historical Contexts
Leadership and the Law
Leadership Education
Law School Faculty
Professor Emerita of Law
Founder and Chair, KARAMAH: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights
Islamic Jurisprudence
Islamic Family Law and Constitutional Law
Women's Rights
Freedom of Religion
University Professor
Employment Law
Professor Emeritus of Law
Criminal Law
Criminal Procedure
Evidence
Professor Emeritus of Law
Environmental Law
Land Use Planning
Ocean and Coastal Law
Property
Real Estate Transactions
Computer Services Librarian
Legal Research
Law and Technology
Professor of Law
Property
Land Use Planning
Real Estate Transactions
Housing Law
Blackstone Professor of Law
English Legal History
Virginia Legal History
Virginia Procedure and Practice
Assistant Professor of Law
Constitutional Law
First Amendment
Legal History
Director, Carrico Center for Pro Bono Service
Pro Bono Legal Services
Public Service Work
Contemporary Public Policy Issues
Clinical Professor of Law
Director, Jeanette Lipman Family Law Clinic
Family Law (Juvenile Justice, Domestic Violence, and Child Advocacy)
Public Benefits
Clinical Legal Education
Austin E. Owen Research Scholar & Professor of Law
Voting Rights
Employment Discrimination
White Collar Crime
Criminal Law
Constitutional Law
Professor Emeritus of Law
Law Librarianship
Legal Research and Digital Legal Information
Assistant Professor of Law
Criminal Law
Criminal Procedure
Evidence
Sentencing
Associate Professor of Legal Writing
Legal Writing and Analysis
Professor of Law
Director, Intellectual Property Institute
Intellectual Property
Patent Law
Computer Law
Assistant Professor of Law
Criminal Law
Criminal Procedure
Prosecutorial Power and Decisionmaking
Supreme Court
Director of Intellectual Property and Transactional Law Clinic
Assistant Clinical Professor of Law
Intellectual Property
Transactional Law
Government Contracts
Animal Law
Professor of Law
Criminal Law and Procedure
Evidence
Confrontation Clause
Trial Advocacy and Plea Bargaining
Professor of Law
Austin Owen Research Fellow
Energy Law and Policy
Smart Grid, Utilities Regulation, and Renewable Energy
Environmental Law and Policy
Climate Change
George E. Allen Professor of Law
Bankruptcy
Contracts
Associate Dean for Faculty Development
Professor of Law
Corporate Law
Corporate Governance
Securities Regulation and Litigation
Access Services Librarian
Professor of Law
Commercial Law
Contracts
Professor of Law
Intellectual Property
Copyrights and Trademarks
Law and Technology
Contracts
Professor of Law
Faculty Director, LL.M. Program
Public International Law
International Arbitration
International Dispute Resolution
International Courts and Tribunals
State Failure and Fragility
Professor of Law
Family Law
Children and the Law
Civil Procedure
Legal Regulation of Reproduction, Abortion, and Reproductive Technologies
Professor of Law Emerita
Tax Law and Policy
Legislation and Regulation
Feminist Legal Theory and Sex Discrimination
Professor Emerita
Labor and Employment Law
Nonprofit Organizations
Feminist Legal Theory
Assistant Professor of Law
Tax Law
State and Local Taxation
Clinical Professor of Law
Director, Clinical Placement Program
Clinical Legal Education
Domestic Violence
Education of Lawyers
Deputy Director of the Law Library
Law Librarianship
Legal Research
Professional Responsibility
Professor Emeritus of Law
Administrative Law
American and International Constitutional Law
Maritime Law
Military Law
S. D. Roberts & Sandra Moore Professor of Law
Constitutional Law
Death Penalty
Criminal Procedure
Evidence
E. Claiborne Robins Distinguished Chair in Law
Constitutional Law
Religious LIberty
Freedom of Speech
Supreme Court
Legal History
Reconstruction
Digital and Archival Collections Librarian
Catalog/Systems Librarian
Cataloging Library Resources
Integrated Library Systems
Director, Children's Defense Clinic
Clinical Professor of Law
Juvenile Delinquency and Child Development
Clinical Legal Education
Elder Law
Criminal Law
Professor Emeritus of Law
Criminal Law
Advanced Trial Practice
Scientific Evidence
Reference and Research Services Librarian
Professor of Law
Professor of Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law (PPEL)
Tax Law and Policy
Gender and the Law
Information Design and the Law
Mindfulness
Professor of Law Emeritus
Contracts
International Law
Law of the European Union
Assistant Professor of Law
Civil Procedure
Labor Law
Employment Law
Constitutional Law
Professor of Law
Patent Law
Intellectual Property Law
Law and Language
Legislation and Regulation
University Professor Emeritus
Legal History
Constitutional Law
Sexuality and the Law
Dean, University of Richmond School of Law
Professor of Law
Civil Procedure
Conflict of Laws
Land Use
Legal Education
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Professor of Law
Civil Procedure
Federal Courts
Civil Rights Litigation
Director, Academic Skills Program
Associate Professor for Academic Success
Academic Skills and Success
Virginia Bar Exam
Agency and Partnership
Austin E. Owen Research Scholar & Professor of Law
Education Law and Policy
Pretrial Drafting
Legislation and Regulation
Civil Procedure
Professor of Law
Director, Robert R. Merhige Jr. Center for Environmental Studies
Environmental Law and International Environmental Law
Toxic Substances and Hazardous Waste Regulation
Climate Change
Transboundary Pollution
Associate Professor of Legal Writing
Legal Writing and Analysis
Contract Drafting
Restorative Justice
Assistant Professor
Tax
Law and Economics
Reference and Research Services Librarian
Associate Professor of Legal Writing
Legal Writing and Analysis
Law and Literature
Professor of Law
Associate Dean for Library and Information Services
Law Librarianship
Technology in Legal Practice
Copyright Law
Intellectual Property
Professor of Law
International Business Law
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
International Law
Professor of Law
Race and the Law
Constitutional Law
Human Rights Law
Associate Professor of Legal Writing
Legal Writing and Analysis
Health Law
Associate Professor of Law
Trusts and Estates
Family Law
Tax-Exempt Organizations
Legal History
Property
Director, Institute for Actual Innocence
Clinical Professor of Law
Wrongful Convictions
Actual Innocence Commissions
Post-Conviction Remedies
Williams Professor of Law
Federal Courts and Judicial Selection
Constitutional Law
Torts
Product Liability
Clinical Professor of Law Emerita
Children's Law
Education of Children with Disabilities
Visiting Assistant Professor, Academic Success Program
Appellate Advocacy
Legal Writing
Professor of Law
Federal Courts
Constitutional Law
The U.S. Supreme Court
Associate Professor of Legal Writing
Legal Writing and Analysis
Professor of Law
Civil Procedure
Conflict of Laws
Professor of Law
Workplace Diversity
Education Law & Policy
Criminal Procedure
Legal Ethics
Head of Reference, Research, and Instruction
Law Librarianship
Law Research
Tax Law
Robins School Faculty
Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship
Corporate Entrepreneurship
Start-ups
Technology Commercialization
Environmental Sustainability
Corporate Social Responsibility
Professor of Management
Environmental Management
Group Dynamics
Human Resources Management
Motivation
Organizational Behavior
Assistant Professor of Accounting
Fraudulent Financial Reporting
Auditor Judgement & Decision-Making
Dean, Robins School of Business
Professor of Accounting
Accounting Information Systems
Budgets and Fiscal Responsibility
Accounting and Business Education
Instructor in Marketing
Advertising, Digital Marketing, Branding
Publishing, Sales Management
Department Chair, Management
Professor of Management
The David Meade White Jr. Chair in Business
Business & Corporate Strategy
Entrepreneurship
New Venture Creation and Growth
Strategy Consulting
Value Creation in Interfirm Relationships
Instructor of Business Communications
Business Communication
Compensation
Human Resources
Generational Diversity
Management and Supervisory Skills
Performance Management
Presentation Skills
Public Policy (Gender Issues)
Assistant Professor of Marketing
Salesforce Management
Advertising Effects
Marketing Strategy
Assistant Professor of Management
Operations Management
Associate Professor of Accounting
Auditing
Auditor Independence
Accounting (Financial)
Visiting Instructor of Management
Associate Dean for International Business Programs
Professor of Marketing and International Business Studies
International Market Planning
Associate Professor of Management
Business Ethics
Negotiations
Managerial Decision Making
Hotel Industry
Management Education
Assistant Professor of Management
Associate Professor of Economics and Philosophy, Politics, Economics, and Law (PPEL)
Economic History of the National Weather Service
Sex Ratios
Traffic Citations
Department Chair, Economics
Rigsby Fellow in Economics
Professor of Economics
Monetary Policy
Macroeconomics
Real-Time Data Analysis
Assistant Professor of Management
Employee - Employer Relationships
Employee - Team Relationships
Employee - Co-Worker Relationships
Assistant Professor of Economics
Economic Growth
Macroeconomics
Professor of Economics
Public Economics
Macroeconomics
Microeconomics
Economics and Education
Benefit/Cost Analysis and Evaluation
Adjunct Lecturer
Principles of Economics
History of Economic Thought
Department Chair, Finance
Associate Professor of Finance
Alternative Assets
Portfolio and Investment
Corporate Finance
Professor of Management
The CSX Chair in Management and Accounting
Professor of Accounting
Accounting
Mergers and Acquisitions
Securities and Exchange Commission
Assistant Professor of Economics
Environmental Economics
Non-Market Valuation
Assistant Professor of Marketing
Online Communities
Digital & Social Media Marketing
Social Influence
Service Failure & Recovery
The W. David Robbins Chair in Strategic Management
Professor of Management
Business Ethics
Business Planning
Diversification
Joint Ventures
Mergers and Acquisitions
Social Responsibility of Business
Stakeholder Issues
Strategic Management
Visiting Instructor
Visiting Professor of Economics
Lecturer of International Business
Professional & Continuing Studies Adjunct Professor, Liberal Arts
International Business
Doing Business in Latin America
Globalization
Economic Development
International Business Law
Culture and Language Across the Curriculum: Spanish
Associate Professor of Management
Organizational Behavior
Social Networks
Employment and Interpersonal Relationships
Work Passion
Adjunct Instructor of Economics
Transportation Economics
Automotive Economics
Airline Economics
Associate Professor of Accounting
Accounting
Department Chair, Marketing
The F. Carlyle Tiller Chair in Business
Professor of Marketing
Retailing and Pricing
Impact of Internet on Consumer Behavior
Compulsive Consumer Behavior
Market Research and Analysis
Assistant Professor of Accounting
Accounting Restatements
Archival Financial Accounting
Disclosures
Trading Volume
Professor of Marketing
Marketing Research
International Marketing
Associate Professor of Economics
International Trade
Industrial Organization
Applied Microeconomics
Associate Professor of Economics
Associate Professor of Marketing
Branding
Brand Management
Customer Relationship Management
Entrepreneurial Marketing
Entrepreneurship
Marketing Strategy
Sports & Entertainment Marketing
Assistant Professor of Management
Electronic Networks of Practice
Feedback Systems
Management Information Systems
Social Media
Robins Teaching Fellow
Professor of Economics
Associate Professor of Economics
Lecturer of Marketing
Customer Centricity
Innovation
Market Segmentation
Marketing Strategy
Sales Effectiveness
Professor of Economics
Faculty Director of the Richmond Scholars Program
Labor
Quantitative Analysis
Economics of Higher Education
Associate Professor of Economics
Managerial Economics
Mathematical Economics
Quantitative Analysis
Statistics
Associate Professor of Accounting
Assistant Professor of Economics
Assistant Professor of Economics
International Monetary Economics
Economic Growth and Development
Associate Dean
Director, The Richmond MBA
Associate Professor of Marketing
Branding
Brand Equity Theory and Measurement
Brand Authenticity
Marketing Strategy
Gratitude in Marketing
Professor of Marketing
Compulsive Consumers
Consumer Behavior
Integrated Marketing Communication
Search Behavior
Instructor of Accounting
Professor of Economics
Demography and Economic Growth
Disability Economics
Econometrics
Population Economics
Economics and Education
Quantitative Methods
Statistics
Visiting Lecturer of Management
Law: Toxic Torts, Products Liability, Transportation, Health Care, Insurance, Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, and Ethics
Assistant Professor of Management
The E. Claiborne Robins Distinguished Professorship in Business
Professor of Management
Associate Professor of Management
Risk Management, Uncertainty Analysis
Operations Research
Associate Professor of Management
Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Student Services
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Business Programs
Associate Professor of Accounting
Director of Assessment and Accreditation
Financial Accounting
International Accounting
Corporate Social Responsibility
Visiting Instructor of Economics
Associate Professor of Accounting
Assistant Professor of Economics
Macroeconomics
International Economics
International Trade
Department Chair, Accounting
Associate Professor of Accounting
Accounting (accounting education, financial, and managerial)
Accounting Information Systems
E-business
Associate Professor of Management
Information Technology
Operations Management
Professor of Economics
Professor of International Economics, International Studies Concentration Advisor: International Economics
Ethics of capitalism
Economics of globalization
Adam Smith
Assistant Professor of Economics
International Trade
International Economics
Quantitative Methods
SPCS Full-Time Faculty
Associate Professor, Education
Assistant Chair, Graduate Education - Educational Leadership & Policy Studies
Director, Center for Leadership in Education
Interim Program Chair, Human Resource Management
Assistant Professor, Emergency Management
Associate Dean, Professional Education & Special Programs
Associate Professor, Continuing Studies
Climate change
Environment
Assistant Professor, Education
Assistant Chair, Graduate Education - Teacher Education
Program Chair, Information Systems
Assistant Professor, Information Systems
Director, Strategic Management for Academic Programs
Instructor, Human Resource Management
University Professor and Dean Emeritus
Adjunct Professor, Liberal Arts
Continuing/Lifelong Learning - Trends and Professional Development
Recruiting Adult Students
Noncredit Enrichment Programs
Associate Professor, Liberal Arts
Assistant Chair, Liberal Arts
Interim Chair, Liberal Arts (Fall 2017)
Program Chair, Liberal Arts
Professor, Liberal Arts
Program Chair, Nonprofit Studies
Assistant Professor, Nonprofit Studies
Community Engagement
Structural Injustice
Resource Allocation within Communities and Organizations
Associate Dean, Academic & Student Affairs
Associate Professor, Education
Program Chair, Graduate Education
School Liaison, AFAC
Educational leadership
School leadership
Assistant Professor, Education
Program Chair, Paralegal Studies
Professor, Paralegal Studies
Associate Professor of Management
Paralegal studies
Associate Dean, Administration
Assistant Professor, Information Systems
Assistant Professor, Management
Assistant Professor, Education
Director of Internships, Educational Leadership & Policy Studies, Education
Dean, School of Professional and Continuing Studies
Professor, Continuing Studies