Dean of the Virginia Tech College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences
Laura Belmonte, a history professor at Virginia Tech, began her tenure as dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences on August 1, 2019.
A specialist in the history of U.S. foreign relations, Belmonte is author of Selling the American Way: U.S. Propaganda and the Cold War and numerous articles on cultural diplomacy. Her most recent book, A History of the International LGBT Movement, will be published by Bloomsbury as part of the series “New Approaches to International History.”
Belmonte holds a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Georgia and a master’s degree and doctorate from the University of Virginia.
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