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Taylor, Travis K.
Vachris, Michelle A.
Winder, Robert C.
Grau, Harold J.
Human anatomy and physiology, animal physiology, vertebrate anatomy
Abdel-Fattah, Tarek M.
Inorganic chemistry, materials synthesis and characterization, Nanotechnology, environmental remediation, catalysis
Cheney, Richard W., Jr.
Klein, Geoffrey C.
Analytical chemistry, environmental chemistry, analysis of complex mixtures, crude oils, mass spectrometry
Polymer characterization/analytical chemistry of polymers, polymer materials in low-earth orbit, environmental effects, instrumental methods of analysis
Best, Mary D.
Professional public presentations, overcoming speech anxiety, business and dining etiquette, sexual harassment awareness
Relational communication, family communication and friendship communication, family roles, rules and rituals, how families are formed and maintained through international adoption, communication and friendship, how friendships evolve through the life span, cross-sex friendship, and the role of social media on friendship.
Identity, sexuality, emerging adulthood, popular culture, television and film, interviewing, gender
Filetti, Jean S.
Professional and technical writing, grant writing, American literature from 1850-1920
Keeling, Kara K.
Children's and adolescent/young adult (YA) literature, childhood/children's studies (interdisciplinary approach to studying children's culture)
Narrative journalism, approaches to literature, gender theory: masculinity, British and American Literature, news reporting and writing
World literature, European and East-European literature, Russian Literature, exile literature, travel literature, literary theory, East European cinema, Russo-American relations
American literature (1865-1940), teaching writing/composition
Nichols, John G.
American film; film history and criticism, early 20th-century American literature and drama
Poetry, creative writing, accreditation (Commission on Colleges)
Multicultural American literature, pedagogical approaches to multicultural American literature for K-12 teachers, film and culture; race, class and ethnicity in American literature, women's studies
Rowley, Sharon M.
Old English language and literature, Middle English language and literature, Arthurian literature, manuscript studies, vision literature/apocalyptic literary theory
Theater, direction, arts administration, science plays (research)
Printmaking, painting, drawing, figure drawing
Scene design, stage lighting, directing, cinema
Busch, Nathan E.
International security, U.S. foreign policy, WMD proliferation, arms control, international terrorism
Carlson, Peter M.
Criminal justice, federal courts, capital case prosecutions, public administration, prison and jail administration, political science, leadership
Job crime, "white collar crime", federal sentencing guidelines for organizations
Kempin Reuter, Tina
International relations, comparative politics, international law, human rights, genocide, international criminal law, international humanitarian law (law of war), ethnic conflict, international conflict, peace studies
American politics, Southern politics, Virginia politics (Hampton Roads), civic involvement and leadership, political behavior
The Enlightenment, the rise of modern capitalism, utopianism
Connell, William F.
Mexico and Latin America, with research on the 16th and 17th centuries and modern issues
Geographic fields of Russia, Soviet Union, Central Asia and Europe, Western and world civilization, European culture and civilization, Cold War, post-socialist transition and development, film and gender studies
Falk, Andrew J.
Culture and society, politics, history, popular culture
Virginia history, U.S. history, early republic to Civil War, American slavery
Puaca, Brian M.
Modern Germany/postwar Germany, postwar European history, democratization, military occupation, history of education
Puaca, Laura M.
Women's history, feminism, women and social movements, gender and science, gender and the American South, history of education
Sellars, Nigel A.
American labor history, especially the Industrial Workers of the World (WWI), rebellions and uprisings in American history, American presidency, 1918 influenza pandemic, Great Depression, the 1960s and Vietnam, fascist movements in America, Socialist Party of America, 20th Century American popular culture: films, folk and popular music, pulp magazines, science fiction writers, radio broadcasts; Sports, especially late 19th and early 20th century baseball and ice hockey, British and Irish folk music
African history, history of the Middle East, history of Islam, Ethiopian History, contemporary Third World issues
Colvin, Robert E.
Heuvel, Sean M.
American Civil War and Reconstruction, U.S. military history, higher education
Law, regulatory and ethical issues, small-business consulting, small-business assistance issues
Strategic planning, management development, growth capital, technology commercialization, family business dynamics and transitions
Operations management, supply chain management, management science, simulation modeling
Critical and creative thinking in individual and team settings - how do we make decisions and identify creative solutions to issues, team building, developing business plans
Marketing, including promotion, retail, and consumer behavior, interactive marketing, database marketing, direct marketing, entrepreneurship and small business
Supply chain management, inventory management, operations management, statistics
Numerical analysis/scientific computing, mathematical modeling, probability and statistics, biomedical signal processing (especially EKG), wavelets
Differential and difference equations, real analysis
Ancient Latin literature, ancient Roman culture, ancient Greek literature and culture
German language and culture
Miller, Elaine M.
Latin American literature and culture
Pollio, David M.
Classical Greek and Latin, Vergil's "Aeneid," Homer’s "Iliad" and "Odyssey," the American classical tradition, Greek and Roman mythology
Velardi, Danielle L.
Business Spanish, Spain, Moorish legacy in Andalusia, literature of Spain, Hispanics in the U.S., culture of Spain
African-American religions, American religious history, contemporary Gnosticism, new religious movements (cults); a course in miracles, Christian Science, Nation of Yahweh, Scientology, Unification Church, Wicca
Issues in religious pluralism, religion and philosophy, comparative religion, history of religions, mysticism, meditation, Christian and Hindu dialogue, comparative theology
Comparative religion, comparative theology, Sanskrit and Indic studies, Hinduism and religions of India, history and philosophy of yoga, love mysticism in world religions, religion and the feminine, religion and psychology, Christian and Hindu dialogue, interfaith dialogue
Relationship of church and state, religion and politics
Timani, Hussam S.
Islamic theology, Islam in America, political Islam, women in Islam, Qur'anic and Hadith studies
Underwood, Lori J.
Modern philosophy, ethics, political philosophy, especially the writings of Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, and Kant; formal and informal reasoning, philosophy of war and peace
Next generation networking: design issues, quality of service, traffic engineering
Neural information systems, pattern recognition, image processing, artificial intelligence, data simulation, distributed systems
Clinical psychology, sexual risk-taking, sexual dysfunctions, couples and sex therapy, psychology of gender, gender identity, health psychology, pain management
Cognitive development, executive skills, reading comprehension and comprehension difficulties, reading and language processes, struggling readers, children's learning and cognition
Creativity (in education)
Hart, Jason W.
Group and team performance and motivation, attitude formation and change (persuasion), leader effectiveness
Velkey, Andrew J., II
Scientific (empirical) reasoning as a means of critical inquiry, understanding human behavior: psychology of choice and self control, psychology of expertise, role of learning in territoriality and aggression in a tropical fish species, evolution and evolutionary bases of behavior in humans and animals, undergraduate research and scholarship in a liberal arts setting
Gustafsson, Mai Lan
Refugees, magic and religion, Vietnam, cultural anthropology, Southeast Asia
Deviance, crime and the criminal justice system, sports in American society
Childhood and youth studies, youth and violence, violence in schools and school safety programs, zero-tolerance and discipline policies, inequality and education, media studies (TV, film and documentary analysis), TV and radio news writing/producing
Accounting, Economics and Finance | Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Science | Communication Studies | English | Fine and Performing Arts | Government | History | Leadership and American Studies | Management, Marketing & Business Law | Mathematics | Modern and Classical Languages | Philosophy and Religious Studies
Individual income tax, volunteer income tax assistance program, innovative teaching strategies, AICPA's Core Competencies
Cross-cultural issues in accounting, related to budgetary participation and auditor independence, pedagogical issues in accounting - factors affecting performance of accounting students
International government procurement and contracting, defense economic issues, offsets contracts
Public choice economics, teaching pedagogy, international economics
Financial institutions, monetary theory and policy, macroeconomic policy and trends