Faculty and Staff

Colonel Kathleen D. Bulger-Barnett, Ph.D.

Professor
Ph.D. - University of Kentucky
428 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7241
bulger-barnettkd@vmi.edu

Major Abbey B. Carrico, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. - Emory University
423 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7276
carricoab@vmi.edu

Colonel John E. Cerkey, Ph.D.

Professor
Ph.D. - University of Kansas
427 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7458
cerkeyje@vmi.edu

Janet H. Cummings

Executive Secretary
416 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7241
cummingsjh@vmi.edu

Colonel Mary Ann Dellinger, Ph.D., M.A.Ed.

Professor
Ph.D. (Spanish) - Arizona State University
Specialty: Peninsular Cultural Studies and Second Language Acquisition
417 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7619
dellingerma@vmi.edu

Dr. Anouar El Younssi

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. - Pennsylvania State University
413 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7965
elyounssia@vmi.edu

Dr. Ivelise Faundez-Reitsma

Instructor
Ph.D. - Washington University in St. Louis, MO, Hispanic Languages & Literatures
413 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7069
faundez-reitsmai@vmi.edu

Major Jeff W. Kendrick, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. - University of Kansas
424 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7067
kendrickjw@vmi.edu

Dr. Sabrina S. Laroussi

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. - Texas Tech University
Specialty: Modern and Contemporary Peninsular and Latin American Literatures
426 Scott Shipp Hall
laroussiss@vmi.edu

Major Lunpeng Ma, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. - Stony Brook University
409 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7454
mal@vmi.edu

Mohammed Y. Shihab

Instructor
M.A. - University of Virginia
413 Scott Shipp Hall
shihabmy@vmi.edu

Colonel Donald R. Sunnen, Ph.D.

Department Head
Professor
Ph.D. - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
422 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7360
sunnendr@vmi.edu

Dr. Mohamed Taifi

Professor
Ph.D. - Aix Marseille II University
Specialty: Arabic and Francophone Language and Literature
411 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7084
taifim@vmi.edu

Dr. Laura Xie

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. - Stanford University
412 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7459
xief@vmi.edu