Faculty & Staff

School of Liberal Arts and Education

Dr. Linda Malone-Colon Dr. Linda Malone-Colon Dean, School of Liberal Arts and Education Location:Armstrong Hall Phone:757-727-5301
Dr. Clair Berube Dr. Clair Berube Associate Professor, School of Liberal Arts and Education Location:Phenix Hall304 Phone:757-637-2163 Expertise:urban education, science education Read Bio »
Ms. Sabrina Brooks Ms. Sabrina Brooks Secretary of the Assistant Dean, School of Liberal Arts and Education Location:Armstrong Hall117 Phone:757-727-5401 Expertise:Administrative Assistance
Dr. Saundra Nelson Cherry Dr. Saundra Nelson Cherry Associate Professor, School of Liberal Arts and Education Location:Willie O. Lawton225 Phone:757-727-5162 Expertise:Pastoral counseling, Grief and Bereavement Counseling, Crisis Intervention, Disaster Preparedness, Community Service Read Bio »
Ms. Tina M. Crocker Ms. Tina M. Crocker Administrative Assistant, Office of the Assisant Dean, School of Liberal Arts and Education Location:Armstrong Hall117 Phone:757-727-5401
Mr. Novelle Dickenson Mr. Novelle Dickenson Assistant Dean, School of Liberal Arts and Education Location:Armstrong Hall117 Phone:757-727-5958 Expertise:Political Science and History
Mrs. China Dillon Mrs. China Dillon Writing Tutor, School of Liberal Arts and Education Location:Phenix Hall302 Phone:757-637-6735
Dr. Rodney Gaines Dr. Rodney Gaines Assistant Professor, School of Liberal Arts and Education Location: Phone:757-727-5400
Mrs. China Gatesdillon Mrs. China Gatesdillon Writing Specialist/Tutor for Student Success Center, School of Liberal Arts and Education Location:Phenix Hall302 Phone:757-728-6735
Ms. Phyllis Harrigan Ms. Phyllis Harrigan Secretary, School of Liberal Arts and Education Location:Phenix Hall304 Phone:757-727-5793
Dr. Gertrude Henry Dr. Gertrude Henry School of Liberal Arts and Education Location:Phenix Hall304 Phone:757-727-5400 Expertise:Elem.Ed, Special Ed, Cultural Diversity, & Teacher education
Mr. George Andrew Inana Mr. George Andrew Inana Assistant Professor of Military Science, School of Liberal Arts and Education Location:Armstrong-Slater2nd Floor, Room G Phone:Cell: 251-591-9506
Ms. Dawn Irby Ms. Dawn Irby Secretary, School of Liberal Arts and Education Location:Eva C. Mitchell Hall202 Phone:757-727-5400
Ms. Nicoleh Helene Jackson Ms. Nicoleh Helene Jackson Administrative Coordinator Promise Program, School of Liberal Arts and Education Location:Armstrong Hall123 Phone:757-728-6793
Dr. Martha Jallim-Hall Dr. Martha Jallim-Hall Chairperson, Department of Education, School of Liberal Arts and Education Location:Phenix Hall304 Phone:757-727-5793
Mrs. Angelique Marcus Mrs. Angelique Marcus Project Coordinator, School of Liberal Arts and Education Location:Armstrong HallRoom 123 Phone:757-728-6065
Dr. Richard Mason Dr. Richard Mason Chairperson, Associate Professor, School of Liberal Arts and Education Location: Phone:757-727-5400
Dr. Marquis Norton Dr. Marquis Norton Associate Professor, School of Liberal Arts and Education Location:Phenix Hall207A Phone:757-728-6185
Mrs. Peggy Peebles Mrs. Peggy Peebles Assistant Professor; Coordinator of Clinical Experiences & PK-12 Outreach, School of Liberal Arts and Education Location:Phenix Hall303 Phone:757-727-5707 Expertise:Supervision and Administration PK12, Health, Physical Education, Special Education Read Bio »
Mrs. Joy Phelps Mrs. Joy Phelps Child Development Center Director, School of Liberal Arts and Education Location:Eva C. Mitchell Hall202 Phone:727-5698
Ms. Marian Ramsey Ms. Marian Ramsey Reading Tutor, School of Liberal Arts and Education Location:Phenix Hall302 Phone:757-728-6735
Mrs. Lynn T. Sawyer Mrs. Lynn T. Sawyer Professor, School of Liberal Arts and Education Location:Phenix Hall209 Phone:757-727-5793 Expertise:American Sign Language
Ms. Melissa M. Seabolt Ms. Melissa M. Seabolt Secretary, School of Liberal Arts and Education Location:Armstrong Hall119 Phone:757-727-5400
Dr. Wayne Smith Dr. Wayne Smith Assistant Professor, School of Liberal Arts and Education Location:Phenix Hall304 Phone:727-5538
Mrs. Claudette L. Solomon Mrs. Claudette L. Solomon Secretary, School of Liberal Arts and Education Location:Martin Luther King, Jr. Hall238 Phone:757-727-5301
Mr. Charles Tate Mr. Charles Tate Coordinator, Clinical Experiences, School of Liberal Arts and Education Location: Phone:757-727-5400
Mr. Ronald White Mr. Ronald White Director of the Center for Education Advising and Assessment, School of Liberal Arts and Education Location:Phenix Hall302 Phone:7577286589 Expertise:STEM/Math Education Leadership; Error Pattern Analyses, Quantitative Reasoning, Program Research and Evaluation Read Bio »

English and Foreign Languages

Dr. Laurie Jean Cannady Dr. Laurie Jean Cannady Mellon Foundation Endowed Chair, English and Foreign Languages Location:Armstrong Hall217 Phone:757-727-5890 Expertise:Southern Literature, Military and War Literature, Women Writers, Creative Writing, Memoir, Writers of Color Read Bio »
Dr. Amee Carmines Dr. Amee Carmines Associate Professor, English and Foreign Languages Location:Armstrong Hall234 Phone:757-727-5415 Expertise:literary theory, world literature, poetry Read Bio »
Dr. Elizabeth Cuddy Dr. Elizabeth Cuddy Assistant Professor, English and Foreign Languages Location:Armstrong Hall322 Phone:757-728-6733 Expertise:British literature, Composition Read Bio »
Dr. Jacques L. Digbeu Dr. Jacques L. Digbeu Assistant Professor, English and Foreign Languages Location:Harvey Library5th Floor Phone:757-637-2897 Read Bio »
Ms. Eleanor Earl Ms. Eleanor Earl Assistant Professor and Executive Producer/Director, English and Foreign Languages Location:Armstrong Hall238A Phone:757-727-5506 Expertise:English, Media, Communication, Film, Television Read Bio »
Dr. Rafael Gonzalez-Macho Dr. Rafael Gonzalez-Macho English and Foreign Languages Location:Armstrong Hall307 Phone:757-728-6584 Expertise:LINGUISTICS, SPANISH, MEDIEVAL LATIN, STYLISTICS Read Bio »
Dr. Joyce M Jarrett Dr. Joyce M Jarrett Professor, English and Foreign Languages Location:Armstrong Hall123 Phone:757-728-6280 Expertise:Literary Studies, Rhetoric & Composition Read Bio »
Dr. Karima K. Jeffrey Dr. Karima K. Jeffrey Associate Professor, English and Foreign Languages Location:Armstrong Hall217 Phone:757-727-5421 Expertise:African-American Literature, Multi-Ethnic American Literature, Caribbean Literature, Postcolonial Studies Read Bio »
Dr. Mabel Deane Khawaja Dr. Mabel Deane Khawaja Associate Professor of English, English and Foreign Languages Location:Harvey Library407 Phone:757-727-5421 Expertise:Expertise: American Literature, Evolution of the English Novel, Storytelling and Modern/ Postmodern poetry, drama, and fiction. Read Bio »
Ms. Dionne Redding Ms. Dionne Redding Adjunct, English and Foreign Languages Location:Armstrong Hall217 Phone:757-727-5421 Expertise:Rhetoric and Composition, American Literature Read Bio »
Dr. Randolph Walker Jr. Dr. Randolph Walker Jr. Assistant Professor, English and Foreign Languages Location:Armstrong Hall238-B Phone:757-727-5943 Expertise:Creative Writing, Law & Literature, Composition Read Bio »
Dr. Craig Wynne Dr. Craig Wynne Assistant Professor, English and Foreign Languages Location:Armstrong Hall237 Phone:757-728-6089 Expertise:Rhetoric and Composition Read Bio »

Fine and Performing Arts

Dr. Karen Ward Dr. Karen Ward Chair, Fine and Performing Arts Location:Armstrong Hall144 Phone:757-727-5402 Expertise:Theatre, Criticism, Public Address, Directing, Scriptwriting, Songwriter, producer, events coordinator Read Bio »
Mr. Kwabena A Ampofo-Anti Mr. Kwabena A Ampofo-Anti Professor, Fine and Performing Arts Location:Bemis Lab111 Phone:757-727-5402 Expertise:ceramics, painting,drawing, art appreciation,humanities
Ms. Kamora L. Avent Ms. Kamora L. Avent Assistant Professor, Fine and Performing Arts Location:Armstrong Hall215 Phone:757-637-2343 Expertise:Theatre (Performance), Videography Read Bio »
Dr. Robin Boisseau Dr. Robin Boisseau Fine and Performing Arts Location:Armstrong Hall215 Phone:757-728-6915 Expertise:Theatre History, Directing
Mrs. Pamela A. Bond Mrs. Pamela A. Bond Assistant Professor, Fine and Performing Arts Location:Armstrong Hall320 Phone:757-727-5759 Expertise:Costume Designer for Theatre
Dr. Jacqueline M. Bontemps Dr. Jacqueline M. Bontemps Associate Professor, Fine and Performing Arts Location:Armstrong-Slater203 Phone:757-727-5402 Read Bio »
Ms. Corinne Noelle Langford Ms. Corinne Noelle Langford Assistant Professor, Fine and Performing Arts Location:Armstrong-Slater207 Phone:757-727-5402 Expertise:Costume Design and Technology Read Bio »
Dr. Joseph F. Martin Dr. Joseph F. Martin Assistant Professor, Fine and Performing Arts Location:Armstrong-Slater102 Phone:757-727-5402 Expertise:Visual Aesthetics & Communication Read Bio »
Mr. Ryan Q Mcintire Mr. Ryan Q Mcintire Adjunct Professor, Fine and Performing Arts Location:Armstrong-Slater215 Phone:757-727-6255
Dr. Curtis Perry Otto Dr. Curtis Perry Otto Assistant Professor, Fine and Performing Arts Location:Armstrong Hall102 Phone:757-728-4834 Expertise:Technical Theatre, Scenic and Lighting Design, Rhetoric, Communication Studies Read Bio »
Ms. Deborah Reese Ms. Deborah Reese Adjunct Professor, Fine and Performing Arts Location:Armstrong HallAR102 Phone:757-727-5701
Ms. Kelsey Gray Reisinger Ms. Kelsey Gray Reisinger Secretary, Fine and Performing Arts Location:Armstrong-Slater203 Phone:757-727-5402
Mr. John Miles Runner II. Mr. John Miles Runner II. Assistant Professor, Fine and Performing Arts Location:Armstrong-Slater102 Phone:757-728-6813 Expertise:Graphic Design, Art, Print Media, Printmaking Read Bio »

Music

Dr. Shelia J. Maye Dr. Shelia J. Maye Chairperson, Music Location:Armstrong Hall137 Phone:757-728-6508 Expertise:Vocal Music (Adjudicator, concerts, guest performer, etc. and consultant in Higher Education Management Read Bio »
Mr. Jerry Alexander Bracey Mr. Jerry Alexander Bracey Assistant Professor/Jazz Ensemble &Chamber Orchestra Director, Music Location:Armstrong Hall140 Phone:757-728-6604 Expertise:Conductor, Educator, Musician and Mentor Read Bio »
Mr. Clifford Cox II. Mr. Clifford Cox II. Assistant Professor, Music Location:Convocation CenterConcourse C Upper Level Phone:757-728-6875 Expertise:Instrumental Music with an emphasis on Brass
Mrs. Jaryn Crosby Mrs. Jaryn Crosby Assistant Professor, Music Location:Armstrong Hall139 Phone:757-727-5146 Expertise:Music Education, Piano Read Bio »
Mr. Omar Dickenson Mr. Omar Dickenson Director of University Choirs, Assistant Professor of Music, Music Location:Clarke Hall6 Phone:757-728-6508 Expertise:Choir, Conducting, Sacred Music, Keyboard Accompaniment
Mr. John Robert Fulton III. Mr. John Robert Fulton III. Assistant Professor of Voice, Music Location:Armstrong Hall244 Phone:757-727-5413 Expertise:Opera, Acting, Voice Read Bio »
Mr. Benjamin Francis Garner Mr. Benjamin Francis Garner University Organist and Instructor of Piano and Organ, Music Location:Armstrong Hall265 Phone:757-727-5702 Expertise:Piano, Organ, Recording Technology, Accompanying, Collaboration Read Bio »
Mr. Alexander T. Hamilton II. Mr. Alexander T. Hamilton II. Assistant Band Director / Percussion Instructor, Music Location:Convocation CenterPercussion Studio Phone:757-728-6869 Expertise:Music, Percussion
Dr. Thomas L. Jones Jr. Dr. Thomas L. Jones Jr. Director of University Bands, Music Location:Convocation CenterEntrance C, Second Floor Phone:757-728-6876
Dr. Eric Wade Reiff Dr. Eric Wade Reiff Music Librarian, Music Location:Armstrong Hall266 Phone:(757) 727-5411 Expertise:Music Librarian, Conducting, Violin Read Bio »
Dr. Harvey J Stokes Dr. Harvey J Stokes Professor of Music, Music Location:Armstrong Hall267 Phone:757-727-5410 Read Bio »
Mr. Robert Wright Mr. Robert Wright Assistant Professor, Music Location:Armstrong HallStudio B Phone:757-728-6508 Expertise:Music; Audio Engineering

Military Science

Mr. Ronald E. Cross Mr. Ronald E. Cross Human Resources Administrator, Military Science Location:Armstrong-Slater212 H, 2nd Floor Phone:757-728-6947
Mr. Charles Edward Jones IV. Mr. Charles Edward Jones IV. Assistant Professor of Military Science, Military Science Location:Armstrong-Slater210H Phone:7577286928 Expertise:Military Science Read Bio »
Mr. John Robert Mcdonald II. Mr. John Robert Mcdonald II. Enrollment and Scholarship Officer, Military Science Location:Armstrong-Slater2nd Floor, Room D Phone:757-727-5850
Mr. Matthew Reed Mr. Matthew Reed Senior Military Instructor, Military Science Location:Armstrong-Slater200 Phone:7577276916
Ms. Lakicia Stokes Ms. Lakicia Stokes Professor, Military Science Location:Armstrong-Slater Phone:757-727-5839
Mrs. Odessa Woodhouse Mrs. Odessa Woodhouse Supply Technician, Military Science Location:Armstrong-Slater201 Phone:757-728-6948

Political Science and History

Dr. Maureen G. Elgersman Lee Dr. Maureen G. Elgersman Lee Associate Professor/Chair, Political Science and History Location:Martin Luther King, Jr. Hall249A Phone:757-728-6853 Expertise:Black women's history; Black community history; Blacks in Canada; slavery in US, Canada, and British Caribbean Read Bio »
Dr. Joy Diana Hendrickson Dr. Joy Diana Hendrickson Associate Professor, Political Science and History Location:Martin Luther King, Jr. Hall206 Phone:757 727 5619 Expertise:Political Philosophy, Feminist Political Theory, African Political Theory, Postcolonial Theory Read Bio »
Ms. Lessie Hollomond Ms. Lessie Hollomond Secretary, Political Science and History Location:Martin Luther King, Jr. Hall249 Phone:757-727-5749
Dr. Mamie E. Locke Dr. Mamie E. Locke Political Science and History Location:Armstrong Hall119 Phone:757-727-5400
Dr. Natalie Robertson Dr. Natalie Robertson Associate Professor, Political Science and History Location:Martin Luther King, Jr. Hall248 Phone:757-727-5749 Expertise:Transatlantic slave trade; the process of enslavement; slave trade protocol; the commodification of the black body Read Bio »
Mr. Robert Watson Mr. Robert Watson Assistant Professor and Assistant to the Dean of Liberal Arts, Political Science and History Location:Martin Luther King, Jr. Hall244 Phone:757-727-5539 Expertise:African American History, Caribbean History, Reconstruction, West African History

Psychology

Dr. Kwame M Brown Dr. Kwame M Brown Assistant Professor, Psychology Location:Martin Luther King, Jr. Hall235C Phone:757-687-2083 Expertise:Human Growth and Development, Play, Movement, Neuroscience, Sports Performance, Political Psychology Read Bio »
Dr. Denise Friedman Dr. Denise Friedman Associate Professor, Psychology Location:Martin Luther King, Jr. Hall235 Phone:757-727-2314 Expertise:Teaching and learning, social media, impact of technology, emerging adulthood, child development, work-life balance, mindfulness.
Dr. Adam Johnson Dr. Adam Johnson Assistant Professor, Psychology Location:Martin Luther King, Jr. Hall235-B Phone:757-727-5040
Dr. Kalynda Chivon Smith Dr. Kalynda Chivon Smith Assistant Professor of Psychology, Psychology Location:Martin Luther King, Jr. Hall234 Phone:757-727-5301 Expertise:Social Psychology Read Bio »
Dr. Kevin Tarlow Dr. Kevin Tarlow Assistant Professor, Psychology Location:Armstrong Hall Phone:757-727-5400 Read Bio »
Dr. Candice Wallace Dr. Candice Wallace Assistant Professor, Psychology Location:Martin Luther King, Jr. Hall227A Phone:7577275041 Expertise:Social Psychology, Intergroup relationships, race relations, research, social rejection Read Bio »
Dr. Tamara Monet Baldwin Williams Dr. Tamara Monet Baldwin Williams Asst. Professor, Psychology Location:Martin Luther King, Jr. Hall236 Phone:757-727-5301 Expertise:social psych, clinical psych, marriage, family, delinquents

Sociology

Dr. Shahid M Shahidullah Dr. Shahid M Shahidullah Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice, Sociology Location:Martin Luther King, Jr. HallMK246B Phone:757-727-5648 Expertise:Cyber Security, Homeland Security, Comparative Criminal Justice, Crime Policy, Global Crimes Read Bio »
Dr. Herbert Townsend Dr. Herbert Townsend Assistant Professor, Sociology Location:Martin Luther King, Jr. Hall215 Phone:757-727-5338
Ms. Idonia K Barrett Ms. Idonia K Barrett Assistant Professor, Sociology Location:Martin Luther King, Jr. Hall210 Phone:757-727-5733 Expertise:Corrections, Offender Reentry, Probation and Parole Read Bio »
Ms. Tristan R. Jones Ms. Tristan R. Jones Secretary, Sociology Location:Martin Luther King, Jr. Hall246 Phone:757-727-5338
Mrs. Alfreada J. Kelly Mrs. Alfreada J. Kelly Assistant Professor, Sociology Location:Martin Luther King, Jr. Hall212 Phone:(757) 727-5338 Expertise:Criminal Justice, Sociology Read Bio »
Mrs. Antoinette Livingston Mrs. Antoinette Livingston Assistant Professor, Sociology Location:Martin Luther King, Jr. HallMLK 203 Phone:757-727-5348 Expertise:Family & Gender, Race & Poverty, Community and Nonprofit Development Read Bio »
Dr. Ava Marrow Dr. Ava Marrow Professor, Sociology Location:Phenix Hall305 Phone:757-637-2036
Dr. Zina T. Mcgee Dr. Zina T. Mcgee Endowed University Professor, Sociology Location:Martin Luther King, Jr. Hall211 Phone:757-728-6913 Expertise:Teaching Areas: Statistics,Methods,Criminology,Violence Against Women,Deviance,Juvenile Delinquency,Victimology/Research Areas: Gun Violence,Victimization and Coping among Urban Youth, Patterns of Coping among Women in Prison, Behavioral and Emotional Outcomes among Children of Incarcerated Mothers Read Bio »