Faculty and Staff

Lieutenant Colonel Elena Andreeva, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Ph.D. - New York University
533 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7085
andreevae@vmi.edu

Major Jochen S. Arndt, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. - University of Illinois at Chicago
535 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7476
arndtjs@vmi.edu

Ms. Mariko A. Clarke

Instructor
M.A. - Fort Hays State University
507 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7791
clarkema@vmi.edu

Lieutenant Colonel Bradley L. Coleman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Director of John Adams Center
Ph.D. - University of Georgia
541 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7447
colemanbl@vmi.edu

Colonel Timothy C. Dowling, Ph.D.

Professor
Ph.D. - Tulane University
524 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7472
dowlingtc@vmi.edu

Colonel R. Geoffrey Jensen, Ph.D.

Professor
Holder of the John Biggs '30 Cincinnati Chair in Military History
Ph.D. - Yale University, History
521 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7243
jensenrg@vmi.edu

Major M. Houston Johnson V, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. - University of Tennessee
533 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7840
johnsonmh@vmi.edu

Dr. Clifford A. Kiracofe

Instructor
Ph.D. - University of Virginia
507 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7260
kiracofeca@vmi.edu

Colonel Kenneth E. Koons, Ph.D.

Professor
General Edwin Cox '20 Institute Professor of History
D.A. - Carnegie-Mellon University
542 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7469
koonske@vmi.edu

Major John H. Matsui

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. - John Hopkins University
535 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7470
matsuijh@vmi.edu

Colonel Turk McCleskey, Ph.D.

Professor
Ph.D. - College of William and Mary
540 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7382
mccleskeynt@vmi.edu

Lieutenant Colonel Eric W. Osborne, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Ph.D. - Texas Christian University
526 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7477
osborneew@vmi.edu

Deneise P. Shafer

Administrative Assistant
536 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7338
shaferdp@vmi.edu

Colonel Rose Mary Sheldon, Ph.D.

Professor
Ph.D. - University of Michigan
522 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7691
sheldonrm@vmi.edu

Captain Blair P. Turner, USNR

Professor
Ph.D. - University of Florida
520 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7473
turnerbp@vmi.edu

Colonel Bruce Vandervort, Ph.D.

Professor
Ph.D. - University of Virginia
525 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7468
vandervortb@vmi.edu

Dr. Luman Wang

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. - University of Southern California
527 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7289
wangl@vmi.edu

Colonel Mark F. Wilkinson, Ph.D.

Department Head
Professor
Ph.D. - University of Michigan
523 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7475
wilkinsonmf@vmi.edu

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