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Faculty and Staff

Faculty

Cheryl Adkins Photo Cheryl L. Adkins

 Professor of Management
 B.S., Longwood University; M.B.A. Salisbury
 State University; Ph.D., The University of 
 South Carolina
 adkinscl@longwood.edu
 (434) 395-2381

 

Frank BaconFrank W. Bacon

Professor of Finance
B.S., University of Richmond; M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University
baconfw@longwood.edu
(434) 395 2131

 

Ayse N. Balas

Assistant Professor of Marketing
B.Sc., Hacettepe University; MBA, Wright State University; Ph.D., Old Dominion University
balasan@longwood.edu
(434) 395-2142

 

George Banks

Assistant Professor of Management
B.A., College of William & Mary; M.A., University of New Haven; Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University
banksgc@longwood.edu
(434) 395-4924

 

Paul T. Barrett

Dean, College of Business & Economics
B.A., University of Maryland at College Park; M.Ed., Towson University; Ph.D., Regent University; C.P.A.
barrettpt@longwood.edu
(434) 395-2137

 

Xun Bian

Assistant Professor of Finance & Real Estate
B.A., Illinois Wesleyan University; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University- University Park
bianx@longwood.edu
(434) 395-2231

 

Randy Boyle 

Associate Professor of Information Systems & Security
A.A., Weber State University; B.S., Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Florida State University
boylerj@longwood.edu
(434) 395-4913

 

Ray Brastow Raymond T. Brastow

 Professor of Economics
 B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington
 brastowrt@longwood.edu
 (434) 395-2370

 

Robert J. Cochran

Associate Professor of Accounting
B.B.A., The College of William and Mary; Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University; C.P.A.
cochranrj@longwood.edu
(434) 395-2361

 

Ken Copeland P. Kenneth Copeland

Adjunct Professor of Accounting, Vice President of Administration & Finance, & Executive Director, Longwood Real Estate Foundation
B.S., Averett College; MBA, Virginia Commonwealth University; C.P.A.
                        copelandpk@longwood.edu

 

Glenn S. Dardick

Associate Professor of Information Systems & Security, & Director, Longwood Center for Cyber Security
B.S.B.A., University of Florida; Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University
dardickgs@longwood.edu
                       (434) 395-2377

 

Melinda I. Fowlkes

Assistant Dean
B.S., M.Ed., University of Georgia; M.B.A., Virginia Commonwealth University
fowlkesmi@longwood.edu
(434) 395-2379

 

John N. Gaskins

Associate Professor of Marketing
B.A., Ohio State University; M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Houston
gaskinsjn@longwood.edu
(434) 395-2881

 

 
James C. Haug

Associate Professor of Management
B.S., Columbia University; M.B.A., University of California, Berkeley; D.B.A., George Washington University
Registered P.E., California (Manufacturing)
haugjc@longwood.edu
                       (434) 395-2881

 

                      Cherry Hedges
 Cherry Hedges

 Adjunct Professor of Personal Finance
 B.A., University of Virginia;
 M.A., University of Nebraska 
 Cherry.Hedges@vacu.org

 

Penny HowardPenny G. Howard

Adjunct Professor of Accounting & Director, Internal Audit Department
B.S.B.A., Longwood University; M.B.A. Virginia Commonwealth University; C.P.A.
howardpg@longwood.edu
                       (434) 395-2034

 

Allen Huckabee

W. Allen Huckabee

Adjunct Professor of Management
B.S. & M.B.A, St. Leo University;
Ph.D., Capella University 
huckabeewa@longwood.edu
 

 

George Jackson George Jackson

 Associate Professor of Accounting
 B.S., East Carolina University;
 MBA, College of William & Mary; J.D., 
 University of North Carolina; LL.M., 
 Georgetown University Law Center
 jacksongs@longwood.edu
 
(434) 395-4928

 

Claire LaRocheClaire R. LaRoche

Associate Professor of Business Law
B.S., College of Charleston; J.D., University of South Carolina Law School; M.B.A., College of William & Mary
larochecr@longwood.edu
(434) 395-2366

 

Faculty

 Linda Lau
 Linda K. Lau

 Associate Professor of Information Systems 
 & Security
 B.S., M.B.A., Illinois State University; Ph.D., 
 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
 laulk@longwood.edu
 (434) 395-2778
 

 

David LehrDavid L. Lehr

Associate Professor of Economics
B.A., State University of New York at Fredonia; M.A., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University
lehrdl@longwood.edu
(434) 395-2459
  

 

Melanie Marks PhotoMelanie B. Marks

Professor of Economics
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Texas A & M
marksmb@longwood.edu
(434) 395-2372

 

Sheri McGuire Sheri R. McGuire

Adjunct Professor of Management & Executive Director, Small Business Development Center
B.S.B.A., Longwood College; M.B.A., Virginia Polytechnic and State University
mcguiresr@longwood.edu



 

Christopher Metts


Christopher Metts

Adjunct Professor of Finance
B.S., George Mason University; M.B.A.,
James Madison University
mettscm@longwood.edu

 

Abbey O'Connor PhotoAbigail H. O'Connor

Assistant Dean for External Affairs & MBA Program Director
B.A., Roanoke College; M.B.A., Fordham University
oconnorah@longwood.edu
(434) 395-2043

 

Tiffany Park

Adjunct Professor of Management
B.A., Longwood University; M.B.A., University of Georgia
parktl@longwood.edu

 

Rebecca SturgillRebecca K. Sturgill

Adjunct Professor of Management
B.A., Oberlin College; M.B.A., College of William and Mary
sturgillrk@longwood.edu
(434) 395-2050

 

Jeffrey B. Suttle

Instructor of Military Science
suttlejb@longwood.edu
(434) 395-2136

 

Bennie Waller Bennie D. Waller

 Chair, Department of Accounting,
 Economics, Finance, & Real Estate, and 
 Professor of Finance and Real Estate
 B.S.B.A., Longwood University; M.B.A., 
 University of North Carolina at 
 Wilmington; Ph.D., University of Mississippi
 wallerbd@longwood.edu
                      (434) 395-2046

 

Scott Wentland Scott A. Wentland

 Assistant Professor of Economics
 B.A., M.A., Miami University (Ohio); Ph.D., 
 George Mason University
 wentlandsa@longwood.edu
 (434) 395-2160

 

Charles D. White

Chair, Department of CYBR, ISYS, Management, & Marketing
Associate Professor of Management
B.A., Baptist College of Florida; M.A., Ph.D., University of Alabama
whitecd@longwood.edu
                       (434) 395-2832

 

Linda Berns Wright

Associate Professor of Marketing & Retailing
B.G.S., M.B.A., University of Michigan; J.D., Wayne State University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee
wrightlb@longwood.edu
(434) 395-2777








 

Ling Yang

Assistant Professor of Accounting
B.M. Nanjing University of Finance and Economics, Nanjing, China; M.A., Virginia Commonwealth University;
Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University
yangl5@longwood.edu
                        (434) 395-4990

 

Staff

Diane T. Barrett

Office Manager, SNVC Institute for Leadership and Innovation
434-395-2145
barrettdt@longwood.edu
(434) 395-2145

 

William H. Baxter

Director, McGaughy Internship & Professional Development Center
434-395-2460
baxterwh@longwood.edu
(434) 395-2460

 

Janet C. Evans

Administrative Assistant to the Dean & Events Coordinator, College of Business and Economics
evansjc@longwood.edu
(434) 395-2045

 

April GodseyApril B. Godsey

Administrative Assistant to the Faculty, College of Business & Economics
godseyab@longwood.edu
(434) 395-2042

 

Alex Greene

Administrative Assistant,
Center for Cyber Security,
College of Business & Economics
greeneak@longwood.edu
(434) 395-2711




 
Desiree Lee

Administrative Assistant,
College of Business & Economics    leedn@longwood.edu
(434) 395-2248

 

 Nancy Postans
Nancy C. Postans

Internship Coordinator, McGaughy Internship & Professional Development Center
postansnc@longwood.edu
(434) 395-2878