About the Professors
Col. Mary Ann Dellinger, PhD, MAEd.
Col. Dellinger is a Professor of Spanish in the VMI Department of Modern Languages and Cultures. She holds a doctorate in Spanish from Arizona State University as well as a Masters in Bilingual/Multicultural Education from the University of Arizona. Her scholarly work focuses on second language pedagogy and Spanish (Peninsular) cultural studies. Col. Dellinger has won several teaching awards including VMI’s “Distinguished Teaching Award” and two nominations to the SCHEV “Outstanding Faculty Award” (Commonwealth of Virginia). Col. Dellinger serves as the chair of the FYI@VMI Advisory Committee.
Lt. Col. Elaine Humphrey, PhD, MAEd.
Lt. Col. Humphrey is Director of the Miller Academic Center and Director of the Teacher Education Program. She earned a Masters in Education as well as her doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from Virginia Tech. Lt. Col. Humphrey teaches “Foundations in Education” and “Practicum in Education." Lt. Col. Humphrey has more than 15 years of experience in the academic success profession in higher education. Her work has included facilitating first-year students, veterans, student-athletes, and under-represented students in their endeavors to be academically successful. She was awarded "Certified Learning Center Professional - Level 4" (the highest level of certification) by the National College Learning Center Association in 2014.
Information on the other faculty members to follow.