Faculty Emeriti

ANN FIELD ALEXANDER (1989–2010)
Professor Emerita of History; BA, Mary Baldwin College; MA, PhD, Duke University

ROBERT T. ALLEN III (1982–2012)
Professor Emeritus of Music; BA, MM, University of North Carolina; MA, Cornell University; PhD, University of Michigan

BEALS, KENNETH (2001-2015)
Assist Professor Emeritus of Philosophy & Religion; Assistant Professor of Religion and Philosophy; BA, Wittenberg University; ThM, ThD, Boston University School of Theology

GORDON L. BOWEN (1983–2012)
Professor of Political Science; BA, San José State University; MA, PhD, University of California at Santa Barbara

DAVID M. CARY (1971–2000)
Professor Emeritus of Sociology; BS, MS, University of Wisconsin; PhD, University of Minnesota

KAREN DORGAN (1994–2014)
Professor Emerita of Education; BA, MA, College of William and Mary; EdD, University of Virginia

CARRIE DOUGLASS (1989–2009)
Professor Emerita of Anthropology, BA, University of Nebraska; MA, PhD, University of Virginia

DANIEL W. DOWDY (1993–2013)
Associate Professor Emeritus of Business; BA, Lynchburg College; MBA, University of Hawaii

VIRGINIA R. FRANCISCO (1970–2010)
Professor Emerita of Theatre; BA, Mary Baldwin College; MA, University of Virginia; PhD, Indiana University

KATHARINE M.G. FRANZEN (1991-2021)
Assistant Professor Emerita of History (part-time); MA, St. Andrews University; PhD, University of Virginia

DIANE M. GANIERE (1982–2001)
Professor Emerita of Psychology; BA, Mount Mary College; MS, PhD, University of Wisconsin

STEVENS GARLICK (1984–2004)
Professor Emeritus of German; BA, Harvard University; MA, PhD, Stanford University

MICHAEL GENTRY (1982–2010)
Associate Professor Emeritus of Mathematics; BS, MEd, EdD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

NANCY M. GILLETT (1981–1993)
Assistant Professor Emerita of Psychology; BA, Wellesley College; EdM, Harvard University; MA, San Jose State University; PhD, Syracuse University

JAMES E. GILMAN (1984–2014)
Professor Emeritus of Religion and Philosophy; BA, Seattle Pacific University; MDiv, Denver Theological Seminary; MA, University of Colorado; MPhil, PhD, Drew University; Oxford University

SUSAN BLAIR GREEN (1986–2011)
Professor Emerita of English; BA, Gettysburg College; MA, PhD, University of Pennsylvania

ROBERT GROTJOHN (1993–2010)
Professor Emeritus of English; BA, University of Minnesota-Morris; MA, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

ELIZABETH M. HAIRFIELD (1970–2005)
Professor Emerita of Chemistry and former holder of the Caroline Rose Hunt Distinguished Chair in the Natural Sciences; BS, Wheaton College; MPhil, Bedford College of the University of London; PhD, Bryn Mawr College

HAMPTON HAIRFIELD (1992–2006)
Laboratory Instructor Emeritus; BS, University of Virginia

MARIA LENA HOBSON (1987–2016)
Associate Professor Emerita of Art History; BFA, MA, PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University

SARA N. JAMES (1991–2016)
Professor Emerita of Art History; AB, Mary Baldwin College; MA, Old Dominion University; PhD, University of Virginia

ERIC JONES (1986–2015)
Associate Professor Emeritus of Biology and holder of the Caroline Rose Hunt Distinguished Chair in the Natural Sciences; BS, Bucknell University; MS, PhD, Pennsylvania State University

BETTY M. KEGLEY (1960–1998)
Professor Emerita of Physical and Health Education; BS, MSEd, Madison College; Women’s College, University of North Carolina

KENNETH W. KELLER (1981–2011)
Professor Emeritus of History; AB, Washington University; MPhil, PhD, Yale University

CLAIRE T. KENT (1991-2021)
Associate Professor Emerita of Business and holder of the Bertie Wilson Murphy Distinguished Chair in Business Administration; BBA, MBA, James Madison University

JUDY L. KLEIN (1982–2016)
Professor Emerita of Economics; BA, The College of William and Mary; MSc, London School of Economics and Political Science; PhD, London Guildhall University

WILLIAM W. LITTLE (1973–2004)
Associate Professor Emeritus of Social Work; BS, MA, East Carolina University; MSW, Virginia Commonwealth University; ACSW

DUDLEY B. LUCK (1972–1986; 1988–2005)
Associate Professor Emerita of Education; Founding Director of ADP; Director of PGTL; BS, Longwood College; MEd, EdS, University of Virginia

JAMES C. McCRORY (1985-2016)
Professor Emeritus of Education; BA, MEd, EdD, University of Virginia

ANNE McGOVERN (1986-2019)
Associate Professor Emerita of French; BA, MA, State University of New York at Stony Brook; PhD, Vanderbilt University

JUDY DeL’EAU McMAHON (1985–2003)
Associate Professor Emerita of Psychology; BS, University of Washington; MA, University of Kentucky; PhD, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

DANIEL A. MÉTRAUX (1983–2015)
Professor Emeritus of Asian Studies; BA, Beloit College; MIA, PhD, Columbia University

STEVEN A. MOSHER (1989–2016)
Professor Emeritus of Healthcare Administration and Political Science; BA, MA, PhD, University of South Carolina

PAMELA J. RICHARDSON MURRAY (1985–2010)
Professor Emerita of Education; BA, University of Illinois; MEd, Boston State College; PhD, University of Virginia

LESLEY L. NOVACK (1986–2008)
Professor Emerita of Psychology; BA, University of Massachusetts; MA, New York University; MA, PhD, University of Virginia

RODERIC OWEN (1980-2021)
Professor Emeritus of Philosophy; BA, College of Wooster; MA, Kent State University; EdD, College of William and Mary

LUNDY H. PENTZ (1980–2014)
Associate Professor Emeritus of Biology and holder of the Caroline Rose Hunt Distinguished Chair in the Natural Sciences; BA, PhD, The Johns Hopkins University

MOLSIE A. PETTY (1985–2016)
Assistant Professor Emerita of English; BA, East Carolina University; ML, MA, University of South Carolina

JANE PIETROWSKI (1986–2016)
Associate Professor Emerita of Economics; BA, PhD, University of South Carolina

BRIAN RICHARD PLANT (1988-2019)
Professor Emeritus of English; BA, Oklahoma State University; MA, MFA, Washington University

LALLON POND (1992-2021)
Associate Professor Emerita of Business Administration; BS, University of Georgia; MBA Florida State University

PAUL RYAN (1992–2016)
Professor Emeritus of Art; BA, Principia College; MFA, Virginia Commonwealth University

THERESA SOUTHERINGTON (1977-2019)
Professor Emerita of Theatre and holder of the Margaret Hunt Hill Chair in Humanities; BA, Mary Baldwin College; MS, Madison College; MFA, University of Virginia

SHARON B. SPALDING (1989-2020)
Professor Emerita of Physical Education; BS, James Madison University; MEd, University of Virginia; ACSM Exercise Specialist, (certified)

DANIEL M. STUHLSATZ (1999-2020)
Professor Emeritus of Sociology; BA, Wichita State University; MA, University of Wyoming; PhD, University of Virginia

ROBERT J. WEISS (1968–2002)
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics; BA, LaVerne College; MA, PhD, University of California at Los Angeles; University of Virginia

PATRICIA C. WESTHAFER (1984–2010)
Professor Emerita of Education; BS, James Madison University; MEd, EdD, University of Virginia

TAMRA WILLIS (2002-2021)
Professor Emerita of Education; BS, Appalachian State Unviersity; MEd, James Madison University; PhD, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

WILLIAM J. WINTER (1985–2000)
Assistant Professor Emeritus of Computer Science; BS, West Texas University; MBA, Tulane University