Faculty and Staff

Col. Elena Andreeva, Ph.D.

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

Maj. Jochen S. Arndt, Ph.D.

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

Ms. Mariko A. Clarke

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

Col. Bradley L. Coleman, Ph.D.

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

Colonel Timothy C. Dowling, Ph.D.

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

Col. R. Geoffrey Jensen, Ph.D.

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

Lt. Col. M. Houston Johnson V, Ph.D.

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

Col. Kenneth E. Koons, D.A.

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

Col. Turk McCleskey, Ph.D.

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

Lt. Col. Eric W. Osborne, Ph.D.

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

Maj. Liz Elizondo Schroepfer, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Ph.D.- University of Texas at Austin
519 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7691
schroepferle@vmi.edu

Deneise P. Shafer

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

Capt. Blair P. Turner, USNR

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

Col. Mark F. Wilkinson, Ph.D.

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

Dr. Qingfei Yin

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. - George Washington University
527 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7260
yinq@vmi.edu