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English Faculty Research Interests

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The Department of English is proud to offer faculty specializing in subdisciplines across literary studies, technical and professional writing, and creative writing.

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    Katie Carmichael

    407 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-7712, katcarm@vt.edu

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    Gena Chandler-Smith

    213 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-7796, gechandl@vt.edu

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    Ashley Reed

    405 Shanks Hall, 180 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-8650 | akreed@vt.edu

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    Katie Carmichael

    407 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-7712, katcarm@vt.edu

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    Joe Eska

    429 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-7909, eska@vt.edu

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    Ashley Reed

    405 Shanks Hall, 180 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-8650 | akreed@vt.edu

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    Rebecca Weaver-Hightower

    181 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, rebeccawh@vt.edu

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    Rebecca Weaver-Hightower

    181 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, rebeccawh@vt.edu

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    Ashley Reed

    405 Shanks Hall, 180 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-8650 | akreed@vt.edu

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    Gena Chandler-Smith

    213 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-7796, gechandl@vt.edu

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    Silas Cassinelli

    309 Shanks Hall 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-5152, smooncass@vt.edu

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    Gena Chandler-Smith

    213 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-7796, gechandl@vt.edu

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    Shoshana Milgram Knapp

    227 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-8462 | dashiell@vt.edu

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    Ashley Reed

    405 Shanks Hall, 180 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-8650 | akreed@vt.edu

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    Silas Cassinelli

    309 Shanks Hall 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-5152, smooncass@vt.edu

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    Shoshana Milgram Knapp

    227 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-8462 | dashiell@vt.edu

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    Derek N. Mueller

    315 Shanks Hall 181 Turner Street NW Blacksburg, VA 24061 540-231-1738 | dmueller@vt.edu

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    Megan Weaver

    433 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, mmweaver@vt.edu

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    Silas Cassinelli

    309 Shanks Hall 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-5152, smooncass@vt.edu

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    Jeff Mann

    210 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-7706 | jemann2@vt.edu

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    Erika Meitner

    181 Turner Street, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-7728 | meitner@vt.edu

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    Matthew Vollmer

    431 Shanks Hall, 180 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-8322 | vollmer@vt.edu

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    Silas Cassinelli

    309 Shanks Hall 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-5152, smooncass@vt.edu

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    Christopher Aaron Lindgren

    207 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street NW , Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-4748 | lindgren@vt.edu

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    Derek N. Mueller

    315 Shanks Hall 181 Turner Street NW Blacksburg, VA 24061 540-231-1738 | dmueller@vt.edu

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    Ashley Reed

    405 Shanks Hall, 180 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-8650 | akreed@vt.edu

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    Katharine Cleland

    419 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-8287, kcleland@vt.edu

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    Shoshana Milgram Knapp

    227 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-8462 | dashiell@vt.edu

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    Katharine Cleland

    419 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-8287, kcleland@vt.edu

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    Kenneth Hodges

    209 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-4500 | klhodges@vt.edu

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    Su Fang Ng

    229 Shanks Hall 181 Turner Street, NW Blacksburg, VA 24061 540-231-7753 | ngsf@vt.edu

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    David Radcliffe

    412 Shanks Hall, 180 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-7663 | drad@vt.edu

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    Andrew Wadoski

    241 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-8360, awadoski@vt.edu

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    Katharine Cleland

    419 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-8287, kcleland@vt.edu

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    Shoshana Milgram Knapp

    227 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-8462 | dashiell@vt.edu

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    Karen Swenson

    435 Shanks Hall, 180 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-8350 | karen.swenson@vt.edu

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    Rebecca Weaver-Hightower

    181 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, rebeccawh@vt.edu

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    Silas Cassinelli

    309 Shanks Hall 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-5152, smooncass@vt.edu

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    Gena Chandler-Smith

    213 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-7796, gechandl@vt.edu

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    Shoshana Milgram Knapp

    227 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-8462 | dashiell@vt.edu

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    Jeff Mann

    210 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-7706 | jemann2@vt.edu

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    Ashley Reed

    405 Shanks Hall, 180 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-8650 | akreed@vt.edu

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    Rebecca Weaver-Hightower

    181 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, rebeccawh@vt.edu

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    Silas Cassinelli

    309 Shanks Hall 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-5152, smooncass@vt.edu

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    Shoshana Milgram Knapp

    227 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-8462 | dashiell@vt.edu

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    Ashley Reed

    405 Shanks Hall, 180 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-8650 | akreed@vt.edu

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    Rebecca Weaver-Hightower

    181 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, rebeccawh@vt.edu

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    Silas Cassinelli

    309 Shanks Hall 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-5152, smooncass@vt.edu

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    Katie Carmichael

    407 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-7712, katcarm@vt.edu

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    Katharine Cleland

    419 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-8287, kcleland@vt.edu

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    Shoshana Milgram Knapp

    227 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-8462 | dashiell@vt.edu

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    Su Fang Ng

    229 Shanks Hall 181 Turner Street, NW Blacksburg, VA 24061 540-231-7753 | ngsf@vt.edu

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    Ashley Reed

    405 Shanks Hall, 180 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-8650 | akreed@vt.edu

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    Charlene Eska

    312 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-2374, ceska@vt.edu

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    Joe Eska

    429 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-7909, eska@vt.edu

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    Rebecca Weaver-Hightower

    181 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, rebeccawh@vt.edu

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    Erika Meitner

    181 Turner Street, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-7728 | meitner@vt.edu

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    Shoshana Milgram Knapp

    227 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-8462 | dashiell@vt.edu

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    Katie Carmichael

    407 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-7712, katcarm@vt.edu

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    Kelly Pender

    332 Shanks Hall, 180 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-9077 | pender@vt.edu

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    Charlene Eska

    312 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-2374, ceska@vt.edu

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    Joe Eska

    429 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-7909, eska@vt.edu

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    Kenneth Hodges

    209 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-4500 | klhodges@vt.edu

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    Su Fang Ng

    229 Shanks Hall 181 Turner Street, NW Blacksburg, VA 24061 540-231-7753 | ngsf@vt.edu

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    Karen Swenson

    435 Shanks Hall, 180 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-8350 | karen.swenson@vt.edu

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    Katie Carmichael

    407 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-7712, katcarm@vt.edu

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    Charlene Eska

    312 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-2374, ceska@vt.edu

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    Joe Eska

    429 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-7909, eska@vt.edu

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    Gena Chandler-Smith

    213 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-7796, gechandl@vt.edu

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    Katharine Cleland

    419 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-8287, kcleland@vt.edu

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    Jeff Mann

    210 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-7706 | jemann2@vt.edu

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    Erika Meitner

    181 Turner Street, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-7728 | meitner@vt.edu

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    Su Fang Ng

    229 Shanks Hall 181 Turner Street, NW Blacksburg, VA 24061 540-231-7753 | ngsf@vt.edu

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    Ashley Reed

    405 Shanks Hall, 180 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-8650 | akreed@vt.edu

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    Andrew Wadoski

    241 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-8360, awadoski@vt.edu

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    Silas Cassinelli

    309 Shanks Hall 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-5152, smooncass@vt.edu

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    Gena Chandler-Smith

    213 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-7796, gechandl@vt.edu

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    Rebecca Weaver-Hightower

    181 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, rebeccawh@vt.edu

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    Carolyn Commer

    416 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-8468, ccommer@vt.edu

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    Julie Gerdes

    401 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-6715 | jgerdes@vt.edu

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    Christopher Aaron Lindgren

    207 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street NW , Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-4748 | lindgren@vt.edu

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    Derek N. Mueller

    315 Shanks Hall 181 Turner Street NW Blacksburg, VA 24061 540-231-1738 | dmueller@vt.edu

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    Carolyn Commer

    416 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-8468, ccommer@vt.edu

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    Julie Gerdes

    401 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-6715 | jgerdes@vt.edu

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    Christopher Aaron Lindgren

    207 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street NW , Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-4748 | lindgren@vt.edu

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    Derek N. Mueller

    315 Shanks Hall 181 Turner Street NW Blacksburg, VA 24061 540-231-1738 | dmueller@vt.edu

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    Kelly Pender

    332 Shanks Hall, 180 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-9077 | pender@vt.edu

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    Shoshana Milgram Knapp

    227 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-8462 | dashiell@vt.edu

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    David Radcliffe

    412 Shanks Hall, 180 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-7663 | drad@vt.edu

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    Rebecca Weaver-Hightower

    181 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, rebeccawh@vt.edu

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    Silas Cassinelli

    309 Shanks Hall 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-5152, smooncass@vt.edu

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    Julie Gerdes

    401 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-6715 | jgerdes@vt.edu

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    Christopher Aaron Lindgren

    207 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street NW , Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-4748 | lindgren@vt.edu

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    Derek N. Mueller

    315 Shanks Hall 181 Turner Street NW Blacksburg, VA 24061 540-231-1738 | dmueller@vt.edu

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    Kelly Pender

    332 Shanks Hall, 180 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-9077 | pender@vt.edu

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    Ashley Reed

    405 Shanks Hall, 180 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-8650 | akreed@vt.edu

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    Silas Cassinelli

    309 Shanks Hall 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-5152, smooncass@vt.edu

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    Carolyn Commer

    416 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-8468, ccommer@vt.edu

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    Derek N. Mueller

    315 Shanks Hall 181 Turner Street NW Blacksburg, VA 24061 540-231-1738 | dmueller@vt.edu

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    Kelly Pender

    332 Shanks Hall, 180 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-9077 | pender@vt.edu

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    Ashley Reed

    405 Shanks Hall, 180 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-8650 | akreed@vt.edu

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    James Dubinsky

    413 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-1939, dubinsky@vt.edu

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    Christopher Aaron Lindgren

    207 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street NW , Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-4748 | lindgren@vt.edu

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    Derek N. Mueller

    315 Shanks Hall 181 Turner Street NW Blacksburg, VA 24061 540-231-1738 | dmueller@vt.edu

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    Kelly Pender

    332 Shanks Hall, 180 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-9077 | pender@vt.edu

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    Megan Weaver

    433 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, mmweaver@vt.edu

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    Silas Cassinelli

    309 Shanks Hall 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-5152, smooncass@vt.edu

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    Gena Chandler-Smith

    213 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-7796, gechandl@vt.edu

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    Shoshana Milgram Knapp

    227 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-8462 | dashiell@vt.edu

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    Erika Meitner

    181 Turner Street, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-7728 | meitner@vt.edu

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    Su Fang Ng

    229 Shanks Hall 181 Turner Street, NW Blacksburg, VA 24061 540-231-7753 | ngsf@vt.edu

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    Ashley Reed

    405 Shanks Hall, 180 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-8650 | akreed@vt.edu

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    Karen Swenson

    435 Shanks Hall, 180 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, 540-231-8350 | karen.swenson@vt.edu

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    Rebecca Weaver-Hightower

    181 Turner Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061, rebeccawh@vt.edu