Faculty and Staff

George A. Abry

Instructor
M.A. - John Hopkins University
424 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7045
abryga@vmi.edu

Dr. Reshef Agam-Segal

Associate Professor
Ph.D. - University of Oxford
465 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7627
agam-segalr@vmi.edu

Maj. Kimberly T. Anderson, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor
Ph.D. – Florida State University
429 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7488
andersonkt@vmi.edu

Lt. Col. Mary S. ‘Polly’ Atwell, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Ph.D., M.F.A. - Washington University
431 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7030
atwellms@vmi.edu

Lt. Col. Julie P. Brown, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Ph.D. - Cornell University
438 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7562
brownjp@vmi.edu

Maj. Adam W. Cody, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. – The Pennsylvania State University
433 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7349
codyaw@vmi.edu

Annick H. Dupal

Instructor
M.S. - James Madison University
428 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7486
dupalah@vmi.edu

Maj. Patrick J. Eichholz, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
435 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7896
eichholzpj@vmi.edu

Jeremiah Forquer

Administrative Assistant
422 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7240
forquerjw@vmi.edu

Dr. Christian P. Haskett

Instructor
Ph.D. – University of Wisconsin-Madison
464 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7481
haskettcp@vmi.edu

Eric D. Hilker

Instructor
Ph.D. Candidate - University of Virginia
439 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7989
hilkered@vmi.edu

Maj. Stephanie L. Hodde, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. - University of Illinois at Chicago
463 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7057
hoddesl@vmi.edu

Margot Hughes

Instructor
M.F.A. - Stony Brook University
427 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7490
hughesmh@vmi.edu

Lt. Col. Catharine Ingersoll, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Ph.D. - University of Texas at Austin
436 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7482
ingersollcc@vmi.edu

Lt. Col. Michelle B. Iten, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Ph.D. - Texas Christian University
426 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7683
itenmb@vmi.edu

Maj. Curry Kennedy

Assistant Professor of English
Writing Center Coordinator
Ph.D. – The Pennsylvania State University
216 Carroll Hall
540-464-7045
kennedycw@vmi.edu
https://currykennedy.com/

Dr. William D. ‘MacGregor’ Kimsey

Instructor
Ph.D. - Southern Illinois University
461 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7555
kimseywd@vmi.edu

Lt. Col. Steven E. Knepper, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Ph.D. - University of Virginia
430 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7240
knepperse@vmi.edu

Col. Christina R. McDonald, Ph.D.

Professor
Institute Director of Writing
Ph.D. - Texas Christian University
434 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7240
mcdonaldcr@vmi.edu

Col. Robert L. McDonald, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Professor
Ph.D. - Texas Christian University
210 Smith Hall
540-464-7212
mcdonaldrl@vmi.edu

Col. Emily P. Miller, Ph.D.

Department Head
Professor
Holder of Navas-Read Chair in English Literature
Ph.D. - University of Virginia
432 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7240
millerep@vmi.edu

Laura D. Parsons

Instructor
M.A. — University of Virginia
423 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7871
parsonsld@vmi.edu

Dr. Duncan J. Richter

Professor
Ph.D. - University of Virginia
468 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7735
richterdj@vmi.edu

Claudia Smigrod

Instructor
Edwin P. Conquest Visiting Chair in the Humanities
M.F.A. - George Washington University
408 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7455
smigrodcm@vmi.edu

Douglas N. Smith

Instructor
M.A. - Regent University
464 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7893
smithdn@vmi.edu

Mattie Q. Smith

Instructor
M.A. - Hollins University
466 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7186
smithmq@vmi.edu

Sydney Tammarine

Instructor
M.F.A. - Hollins University
414 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7484
tammarinese@vmi.edu

Lt. Col. Pennie J. Ticen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Ph.D. - University of Massachusetts, Amherst
467 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7479
ticenpj@vmi.edu

Jordan M. Whitman

Instructor
M.A. – Liberty University
100 Moody Hall
540-464-7221
whitmanjm@vmi.edu

Maj. Henry A. Wise, III

Assistant Professor
M.F.A. - University of Mississippi
437 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7037
wiseha@vmi.edu