Academy Faculty Scholars

Academy Faculty Scholars are recognized for their commitment and dedication to teaching, pedagogical innovation, and inclusive learning environments. They are role models for the future professoriate to emulate, and serve as mentors to Academy members, resource persons in Academy workshops and events, and serve on the Academy Fellows selection committee.

Meet our Academy Faculty Scholars:
Dr. Lori A. Blanc, Assistant Professor of Practice, Biological Sciences*
Dr. Terry Cobb, Associate Professor, Management*
Dr. Kwame Harrison, Associate Professor, Sociology*
Dr. Joe Merola, Professor, Chemistry*
Dr. Brian Murphy, Professor, Fish and Wildlife Conservation*
Dr. Amy Nelson, Associate Professor, History
Dr. Donald Orth, Thomas H. Jones Professor, Fish and Wildlife Conservation*
Dr. Michael Saffle, Professor, Religion and Culture*
Dr. David Garner Burton Schmale III, Professor, Plant Pathology, Physiology, and Weed Science*
Dr. Ann M. Stevens, Professor, Biological Sciences*
Dr. Jill Sible, Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, Office of the Provost*
Dr. Peter Wallenstein, Professor, History*
Ms. Jane Wemhoener, Senior Instructor and Coordinator-International Programs, English*

*Also Founding Academy Faculty Scholars

Founding Academy Faculty Scholars:
Dr. Shelli Fowler, Interim Dean, University College and Director of the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies, Virginia Commonwelath University. Former Senior Director, Networked Pedagogies and Professional Development, Technology-enhanced Learning and Online Strategies, Virginia Tech
Dr. Robert Siegle, Professor Emeritus, College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences. Director, Center for 21st Century Studies