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Sections: topographic map from 1891 and a close-up of a Thomas Benton painting

Main Office

Department Chair

Dr. Jonathan Leib

    Professor & Chair
    7002 BATTEN ARTS & LETTERS
  • NORFOLK, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3841
  • jleib@odu.edu

Fiscal Technician

Jessie Hobbs

    Office Manager
    7000 BATTEN ARTS & LETTERS
  • NORFOLK, VA 23529
  • 757-683-4643
  • jhobbs@odu.edu

Senior Secretary

Vinecia Bunch Parraway

    Assistant Office Manager
    7000 BATTEN ARTS & LETTERS
  • NORFOLK, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3841
  • vparrawa@odu.edu

Administration

Chief Department Advisor & Director, Geography

Nicole Hutton Shannon

    ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
    7012 BATTEN ARTS & LETTERS
  • NORFOLK, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3947
  • nhuttons@odu.edu

Chief Departmental Advisor, Political Science

Joshua Zingher

    ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
    7016 BATTEN ARTS AND LETTERS
  • NORFOLK, VA 23529
  • 757-683-6036
  • jzingher@odu.edu

Director, Graduate Program in International Studies (GPIS)

Regina Karp

    ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
    7047 BATTEN ARTS & LETTERS
  • NORFOLK, VA 23529
  • 757-683-5702
  • rkarp@odu.edu

Director, Bachelor of Arts in International Studies (BAIS)

Timothy Kidd

    SENIOR LECTURER
    7004 BATTEN ARTS & LETTERS
  • NORFOLK, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3855
  • tkidd@odu.edu

Director, Model United Nations

Aaron Karp

    Lecturer & Director of Model UN
    7006 BATTEN ARTS & LETTERS
  • NORFOLK, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3848
  • akarp@odu.edu

Pre-Law Advisor

Full-Time Faculty

Francis Adams

Dr. Tom Allen

    Professor
    7020 BATTEN ARTS & LETTERS
  • NORFOLK, VA 23529
  • 757-683-6059
  • tallen@odu.edu

Tom Chapman


Dr. Michael Clemons

    Professor & Director of the Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity
    7034 BATTEN ARTS & LETTERS
  • NORFOLK, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3858 Ext. 6841
  • mclemons@odu.edu

Matthew DiLorenzo

    Assistant Professor
    7010 BATTEN ARTS & LETTERS
  • NORFOLK, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3934
  • mdiloren@odu.edu

Nicole Hutton Shannon

    ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
    7012 BATTEN ARTS & LETTERS
  • NORFOLK, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3947
  • nhuttons@odu.edu

Aaron Karp

    Lecturer & Director of Model UN
    7006 BATTEN ARTS & LETTERS
  • NORFOLK, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3848
  • akarp@odu.edu

Regina Karp

    ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
    7047 BATTEN ARTS & LETTERS
  • NORFOLK, VA 23529
  • 757-683-5702
  • rkarp@odu.edu

Athena M. King

    Assistant Professor
    7014 BATTEN ARTS & LETTERS
  • NORFOLK, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3859
  • a1king@odu.edu

Timothy Kidd

    SENIOR LECTURER
    7004 BATTEN ARTS & LETTERS
  • NORFOLK, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3855
  • tkidd@odu.edu

Michelle M. Kundmueller

    Assistant Professor
    7025 BATTEN ARTS & LETTERS
  • NORFOLK, VA 23529
  • 757-683-6060
  • mkundmue@odu.edu

Dr. Jonathan Leib

    Professor & Chair
    7002 BATTEN ARTS & LETTERS
  • NORFOLK, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3841
  • jleib@odu.edu

Hua Liu

Richard W. Maass

    ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
    7046 BATTEN ARTS & LETTERS
  • NORFOLK, VA 23529
  • 757-683-4044
  • rmaass@odu.edu

Benjamin Melusky

    Assistant Professor
    7018 BATTEN ARTS & LETTERS
  • NORFOLK, VA 23529
  • 757-683-6273
  • bmelusky@odu.edu

Georg Menz

    PROFESSOR
    7040 BATTEN ARTS & LETTERS
  • NORFOLK, VA 23529
  • 757-683-4915
  • gmenz@odu.edu

Bismarck Myrick

    AMBASSADOR IN RESIDENCE & LECTURER
    7044 BATTEN ARTS & LETTERS
  • NORFOLK, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3805
  • bmyrick@odu.edu

Jesse Richman


Jennifer Whytlaw

    Assistant Professor
    7035 BATTEN ARTS & LETTERS
  • NORFOLK, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3857
  • jwhytlaw@odu.edu

Cathy Wu

    ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
    7042 BATTEN ARTS & LETTERS
  • NORFOLK, VA 23529
  • 757-683-5786
  • xwu@odu.edu

Joshua Zingher

    ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
    7016 BATTEN ARTS AND LETTERS
  • NORFOLK, VA 23529
  • 757-683-6036
  • jzingher@odu.edu

Adjunct and Associated Faculty