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Department Chairs and Interdisciplinary Program Coordinators

Professor of Military Science
Chair, Department of Military Science & Leadership, Spider Battalion
Associate Professor
Chair, Department of Rhetoric & Communication Studies
Visual Rhetoric
Presidential and Electoral Rhetoric
Cold War and post-Cold War Public Address
Critical Intercultural Communication
Professor of Psychology
Chair, Department of Psychology
Metacognitive aging
Memory self-efficacy in adulthood and old age
Perceptions and stereotypes of aging and Alzheimer's disease
Measurement issues
Professor of Literature and Linguistics
William Judson Gaines Chair in Modern Foreign Languages
Program Coordinator, Linguistics
Language and race
American dialectology
Historical linguistics
Linguistic relativism
Comparative literature
Professor and Coordinator of German Studies
Interim Chair, LLC
East/West German Relations
German Cultural Studies
German Film
Holocaust Representation
Political Satire
Turkish German Comedy
Professor of Biology
Interim Chair, Department of Biology
Disease ecology
Epidemiology of vector-borne diseases
Host-parasite relationships
Associate Professor of Art History
Chair, Department of Art and Art History
Renaissance and Baroque Art History
Museum Studies
Professor of History
Chair, Department of History
Medieval Europe, Medieval/Renaissance Italy
Households, Family, and Gender in the Middle Ages
Medieval Southern Italy and Sicily
Medieval Frontiers
The Crusades
Professor of Political Science
Chair, Department of Political Science
Social Welfare Politics
Public Policy
American Politics
Associate Professor of Religious Studies in Islam
Chair, Department of Religious Studies
Islamic history
Professor of Sociology
Chair, Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Social change
Russia and East Europe
West Europe (esp. the United Kingdom)
War (specifically, the Blockade of Leningrad)
Power and culture
Institutions and Institutional change
Economic sociology
Political sociology
Complex organizations
Director of Biological Instruction
Program Coordinator, URISE
Coordinator, Integrated Inclusive Science Program
Cellular and Molecular Immunology
Toxicology of inhaled pollutants
Development of novel evidence-based teaching strategies
Associate Professor of History and Global Studies
Global Studies Concentration Advisor, Cultures and Communications
Program Coordinator, Interdisciplinary Studies
Japanese Colonialism
Okinawan History
Heritage Studies
Professor of Biology
Professor of Geography, Environment, & Sustainability
Chair, Department of Geography, Environment, & Sustainability
Battlefield Ecology
Landscape Fragmentation and Connectivity
Park Management
Forest Community Ecology
Professor of Health Policy
Chair, Department of Health Studies
Public Policy
Health Care Policy
Health Insurance
Mental Health Policy
Medicare Policy
Associate Professor of Political Science
Africana Studies Program Coordinator, Ex-Officio Advisory Board Member
Director, University of Richmond Race and Racism Project
Political behavior
Public opinion
Voting and Participation
Campaigns and elections
Race and ethnicity
Political methodology
Associate Professor of Music
Chair, Department of Music
Southeast Asian Music
Music and Ethics
Rhythm Analysis
Associate Professor of Journalism
Chair, Department of Journalism
Associate Professor of Latin American, Latino, and Iberian Studies and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Chair, Department of Latin American, Latino, and Iberian Studies
Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Advisory Board Member
Latin American crónica
Southern Cone and Brazilian women writers
Transnational Feminist Theory and Practice
Gender and Sexuality Studies
Professor of Political Science and Global Studies
Global Studies Concentration Advisor: Politics and Governance
Program Coordinator, Global Studies
Latin American Politics
Comparative Political Economy
Comparative Welfare States
Comparative Politics
Political Parties
Professor of Philosophy
Chair, Department of Philosophy
Early modern philosophy
Associate Professor of Theatre Emeritus
Chair, Department of Theatre & Dance
Theatre in Russia
Professor of English
Chair, Department of English
Creative Writing
American Literature (19th Century to the present)
The Short Story
The Western
Canadian Literature
Associate Professor of Classical Studies
Chair, Department of Classical Studies
Affiliated Faculty, Department of History
Ancient History
Roman Imperial Society
Greek and Latin Literature
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Chair, Department of Chemistry
Analytical Chemistry
Environmental Chemistry
Assistant Professor of Elementary Education
Chair, Department of Education
Science teaching and training
Using children's literature across the curriculum
Environmental education
Associate Professor of Computer Science
Chair, Department of Computer Science
Computer and Systems Security
Adversarial Machine Learning
Associate Professor of Physics
Chair, Department of Physics
Condensed matter physics and materials science
Polymer materials and self assembly
Black silicon
Nanotechnology and microscopy
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Coordinator, Philosophy, Politics, Economics, and Law Program
Social and political philosophy
History of normative thought from Grotius to the present
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Chair, Department of Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematical and Computational Modeling
Modeling in Public Health
Associate Professor of Biology
Coordinator, Environmental Studies Program
Evolutionary ecology
Local adaptation and speciation
Plant population biology and genetics
Evolutionary genetics of invasive species
Associate Professor of Biology and Biochemistry
Program Coordinator, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
DNA replication