Graduate Faculty: Letter V
Vadala, Christopher J. Regular Member
B.Mus., University of Rochester, 1970; M.A., Connecticut College, 1973.
- Professor, Music
Vadrevu, Krishna Adjunct Member
B.S., Osmania University, 1993; M.S., Osmania University, 1996; Ph.D.,Indian Space Research Organization and Osmania University, 2000.
- Associate Research Professor, Geographical Sciences
Vakharia, Vikram Regular Member
B.S., Bombay University, 1971; M.S., Wichita State University, 1979; Ph.D.,University of Kansas, 1983. Dr. Vakharia is studying the molecular biology of economically important poultry disease viruses which cause immunosuppression. His research interests are in developing rational strategies for the diagnosis and control of viral infections.
- Affiliate Professor, Biological Sciences
Valiavitcharska, Vessela V. Regular Member
B.A., Sofia University, Bulgaria, 1995; M.A., Chicago University, 1997; Ph.D. University of Texas, 2007.
- Professor, Comparative Literature
- Assistant Professor, English Language and Literature
Valli, Linda R. Regular Member
B.A., Mercy College of Detroit, 1970; M.A.,Johns Hopkins University, 1976; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1983.
- Professor, Education: Curriculum and Instruction
- Associate Chair, Education: Curriculum and Instruction
Valliant, Richard L. Regular Member
B.S., University of Arkansas, 1972; M.S., Cornell University, 1975; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 1983.
- Senior Research Scientist, Survey Methodology
- Assistant Director, Survey Methodology
Vamos, John S. Adjunct Member
B.Mech.E., Villanova University, 1964; Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1970.
- Head, Reentry Systems Branch, Naval Surface Weapons Center
van Brunt, John E. Adjunct Member
B.A., Fairleigh-Dickinson University, 1965; Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1972.
- Director, Reading & Study Skills Lab, Counseling Center, UMCP
van Zee, Emily H. Regular Member
B.A., Harvard-Radcliff University, 1964; M.S.,University of Washington, 1982; Ph.D., 1989.
- Associate Professor Emerita, Education: Curriculum and Instruction
vanEngelsdorp, Dennis Adjunct Member
B.S., University of Guelph, 1992; M.S., University of Guelph, 1995; Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 2011.
- Assistant Research Scientist, Entomology
- University Affiliate, Entomology
Vanneman, Reeve D. Regular Member
A.B., Cornell University, 1967; Ph.D., Harvard University, 1975.
- Professor, Sociology
Vannoy, Donald W. Regular Member
B.S.,West Virginia Institute of Technology, 1970; M.S., University of Virginia, 1971; Ph.D., 1975.
- Professor Emeritus, Engineering: Civil and Environmental Engineering
Varley, Ellen N. Regular Member
B.A., Marygrove College, 1964; M.A., University of Maryland-College Park, 1973.
- Senior Agent, Cooperative Extension Service
- Senior Agent, Distance Education and Outreach to the Community
Varner, Mark A. Regular Member
B.S., University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 1975; M.S., Washington State University, 1977; Ph.D.,North Carolina State University, 1981.
- Professor Emeritus, Animal Sciences
Varshney, Amitabh Regular Member
B.S., Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi, 1989; M.S.,University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1991; Ph.D., 1994.
- Professor, Computer Science
- Associate Professor, Advanced Computer Studies, Institute for
Vasta, Gerardo R. Regular Member
Ph.D., Cordoba National University, 1990.
- Professor, Marine-Estuarine-Environmental Sciences
Vaughn-Cooke, Monifa Regular Member
B.S., The University of Southern California; M.S., The University of Southern California; Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University
- Assistant Professor, Engineering: Reliability Engineering
- Assistant Professor, Engineering: Mechanical Engineering
Vegh, Carlos Regular Member
B.A., American University, 1983; B.A., Univ. de la Republica, 1979-82; M.A.,Univ. of Chicago, 1984; Ph.D., Univ. of Chicago, 1987.
- Professor, Economics
Veilleux, Sylvain Regular Member
B.S., University of Montreal, 1984; M.S.,University of California-Santa Cruz, 1986; Ph.D., 1989.
- Professor, Astronomy
Venit, Marjorie S. Regular Member
B.F.A., San Francisco Art Institute, 1962; M.A., New York University-Institute of Fine Arts, 1976; Ph.D., New York University-Institute of Fine Arts, 1982.
- Acting Chair, Art History and Archaeology
Venkatesan, T. Venky Regular Member
B.S., Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur, 1969; M.S.,Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur, 1971; Ph.D.,City University of New York-Brooklyn College, 1977.
- Research Professor, Physics
- Professor, Chemical Physics
Verdaguer, Pierre M. Regular Member
M.A., Paris III, 1972; Agregation, University of Paris, 1974; Ph.D., University of Virginia, 1981.
- Professor Emeritus, French Studies
- Professor Emeritus, French Modern Studies
Vernekar, Anandu D. Regular Member
B.Sc., University of Poona, 1956; M.Sc.,1959; M.S., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 1963; Ph.D., 1966.
- Professor Emeritus, Atmospheric and Oceanic Science
Vijay, Inder K. Regular Member
B.S., Punjab University, 1961; M.S., University of Saskatchewan-Saskatoon, 1966; Ph.D., University of California-Davis, 1971.
- Professor Emeritus, Food Science
Vincent, Daniel R. Regular Member
B.A., University of Oxford, 1983; Ph.D., Princeton University, 1987; B.A., University of Toronto, 1990.
- Professor, Economics
Vinnikov, Konstantin Adjunct Member
Engineer-Meteorologist, Leningrad Hydrometeorological Institute, 1961; Kandidat,Voeikov Main Geophysical Observatory-Leningrad, 1966.
- Senior Research Scientist, Atmospheric and Oceanic Science
Vishkin, Uzi Regular Member
B.S., Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1974; M.S., 1975; D.Sc.,Technion University-Israel, 1981.
- Affiliate Professor, Computer Science
- Professor, Advanced Computer Studies, Institute for
- Professor, Engineering: Electrical & Computer Engineering
Viswanath, Sivakumar Regular Member
M.S., New York University, 2000; Ph.D., New York University, 2002.
- Assistant Professor, Business and Management
Vizzini, Anthony J. Regular Member
S.B., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1981 S.B., 1982; S.M., 1983; Ph.D., 1986.
- Associate Professor, Engineering Research Center
Vlaicu, Razvan Regular Member
M.A., Central European University, 2001; Ph.D., Northwestern University, 2006.
- Assistant Professor, Economics
Volchok, Mikhail Adjunct Member
B.M., Moscow State Conservatory; M.M., Leningrad State Conservatory; Ph.D., Leningrad State Conservatory
- Lecturer, Music
Volk, Alicia Regular Member
B.A., University of Virginia, 1994; MPhil, Yale University, 2001; Ph.D. 2005.
- Associate Professor, Art History and Archaeology
von Petersdorff, Tobias Regular Member
Dipl.Math.,Technical University of Darmstadt-Germany, 1987; Ph.D., 1989.
- Associate Professor, Mathematics
- Associate Professor, Applied Mathematics & Statistics, and Scientific Computation
Voorhees, Carolyn Regular Member
- Research Associate Professor, Public Health: Master of Public Health--Behavioral and Community Health
- Research Associate Professor, Public Health: Behavioral and Community Health Ph.D.
Votta, Michael Regular Member
B.M., M.M. University of Michigan; D.M.A. Eastman School of Music
- Professor, Music