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Faculty and Staff

Maj. Hicham Assaoui

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. – University of Arizona
Specialty: Arabic
538 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7084
assaouih@vmi.edu

Camille Bouillon

Instructor
M.A. - Université Paris-Sorbonne
Specialty: French
563 Scott Shipp Hall
bouillonco@vmi.edu

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

Professor
Ph.D. - University of Kentucky
Specialty: Spanish
533 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7457
bulger-barnettkd@vmi.edu

Col. Abbey B. Carrico, Ph.D.

Department Head
Professor
Holder of the Lieutenant General John W. Knapp ’54
Chair of Academic Excellence
Ph.D. - Emory University
Specialty: French
531 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7276
carricoab@vmi.edu

Col. John E. Cerkey, Ph.D.

Professor
Ph.D. - University of Kansas
Specialty: Spanish
562 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7458
cerkeyje@vmi.edu

Steve Gerome

Instructor
M.A. - University at Texas Rio Grande Valley
Specialty: Spanish
563 Scott Shipp Hall
540-246-5969
geromesc@vmi.edu

Dr. Xiaoming Hu

Adjunct and Chinese Tutor
Ph.D. — University of Hawaii
Specialty: Chinese
537 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7066
hux@vmi.edu

Col. Jeff Kendrick, Ph.D.

Professor
Ph.D. - University of Kansas
Specialty: French
542 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7067
kendrickjw@vmi.edu

Dr. Sabrina S. Laroussi

Associate Professor
Ph.D. - Texas Tech University
Specialty: Spanish
544 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7971
laroussiss@vmi.edu

Dr. Lu Lu

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. - University of Wisconsin-Madison
Specialty: Chinese
545 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7454
lul@vmi.edu

Maj. Jason Schroepfer

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. - University of Texas
Specialty: Arabic
535 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7965
schroepferjw@vmi.edu

Taylor L. Seaman

Administrative Assistant
561 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7241
seamantl@vmi.edu

Mohammed Y. Shihab

Instructor
M.A. - University of Virginia
Specialty: Arabic
563 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7082
shihabmy@vmi.edu

Col. Donald R. Sunnen, Ph.D.

Professor
Ph.D. - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Specialty: German
540 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7360
sunnendr@vmi.edu
http://sites.vmi.edu/sunnendr/

Dr. Laura Xie

Associate Professor
Ph.D. - Stanford University
Specialty: Chinese
543 Scott Shipp Hall
540-464-7459
xief@vmi.edu

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