Faculty and Staff

Major Karen M. Bliss, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. - North Carolina State University
407 Mallory Hall
540-464-7933
blisskm@vmi.edu

Lieutenant Colonel Dimplekumar N. Chalishajar, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Ph.D. - Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda
431 Mallory Hall
540-464-7493
chalishajardn@vmi.edu

Dr. Heena D. Chalishajar, Ph.D.

Instructor
Ph.D. - Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda
417 Mallory Hall
540-464-7386
chalishajarhd@vmi.edu

Major Geoffrey W. Cox, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. - UC, Irvine
433 Mallory Hall
540-464-7499
coxgw@vmi.edu

Major John A. David, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. - North Carolina State University
430 Mallory Hall
540-464-7489
davidja@vmi.edu

Colonel Lee S. Dewald, Sr., Ph.D.

Professor
Ph.D. - The Naval Postgraduate School
437 Mallory Hall
540-464-7490
dewaldls@vmi.edu

Major Amy E. Givler, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Ph.D.-Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
434 Mallory Hall
540-464-7497
givlerae@vmi.edu

Colonel Gregory N. Hartman, Ph.D.

Professor
Ph.D. - Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
402 Mallory Hall
540-464-7492
hartmangn@vmi.edu

Lieutenant Colonel Meagan C. Herald, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Ph.D. - University of Utah
429 Mallory Hall
540-464-7684
heraldmc@vmi.edu

Jennifer W. Hough

Instructor
M.S. - Oregon State University
418 Mallory Hall
houghjw@vmi.edu

Major Jessica M. Libertini, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. - Brown University
400 Mallory Hall
540-464-7933
libertinijm@vmi.edu

Colonel William B. Lowe, Jr.

Instructor
M.S. - North Carolina State University
417 Mallory Hall
540-464-7337
lowewb@vmi.edu

Colonel Troy J. Siemers, Ph.D.

Department Head
Professor
Ph.D. - University of Virginia
437 Mallory Hall
540-464-7491
siemerstj@vmi.edu

Loretta F. Thompson

Executive Secretary
402 Mallory Hall
540-464-7335
thompsonlf@vmi.edu

John R. Vosburgh

Instructor
M.S. - Syracuse University
418 Mallory Hall
540-464-7339
vosburghjr@vmi.edu