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Faculty and Staff

Faculty

 

 Cheryl Adkins

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

 Frank Bacon Frank W. Bacon

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

  Ayse N. Balas

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

 Paul Barrett  
Paul T. Barrett

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

 Xun Bian Xun Bian

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

 Ray Brastow

Raymond T. Brastow

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

 Bill Brown  William Brown

Adjunct Professor of Accounting
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.B.A., Strome College of Business;
B.A., North Carolina State University
brownwp@longwood.edu

 Chandrashekar Challa Chandrashekar  D. Challa
Adjunct Professor of Information Systems & Cyber Security
Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University;
M.B.A., University of Delhi
challacd@longwood.edu
(434) 395-4841
 Robert Cochran Robert J. Cochran

Associate Professor of Accounting
Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University; B.B.A., The College of William and Mary; 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
M.B.A., Virginia Commonwealth University; B.S., Averett College; C.P.A.
copelandpk@longwood.edu

 Justin Contat

Justin C. Contat

Visiting Professor of Economics
Ph.D., University of North Carolina; B.S., University of Florida
contatjc@longwood.edu 
(434) 395-2571

 Melinda Fowlkes Melinda I. Fowlkes

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

 John Gaskins John N. Gaskins

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

  James C. Haug

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

 Cherry Hedges

Cherry Hedges

Adjunct Professor of Finance
M.A., University of Virginia; B.S., University of Nebraska
hedgesc@longwood.edu

 George Jackson

George Jackson

Adjunct Professor of Accounting
LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center; J.D., University of North Carolina; M.B.A., College of William & Mary; B.S., East Carolina University
jacksongs@longwood.edu

 Claire LaRoche Claire R. LaRoche

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

 Linda Lau

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

 

Faculty

 Herbert Lefler IV Herbert P. Lefler IV

Senior Military Science Instructor, ROTC
Military Science
leflerhp@longwood.edu
(434) 395-2834

 David Lehr David L. Lehr

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

 Levine Vikki Levine

Adjunct Professor of Management
M.B.A., SUNY Empire State College; B.S., Fordham University
levinevj@longwood.edu
(434) 395-2921

Lingxiao Li

Lingxiao Li
Assistant Professor of Finance & Real Estate
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison; B.B.A., Lingnan University; M.Phil., City University of Hong Kong
lil@longwood.edu
(434) 395-4928

 Melanie Marks  Melanie B. Marks

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

 Reginald Moise

Reginald Moise

Assistant Professor of Military Science

 Richard Monroe Richard W. Monroe

Visiting Professor of Supply Chain Management 
Ph. D.,  Old Dominion University;
M. A., Western New England College;       
B. S., Southern Technical Institute
monroerw@longwood.edu
(434) 395-4938

  Surma Mukhopadhyay

 Surma Mukhopadhyay

Assistant Professor of Information Systems & Cyber Security
Ph. D., University of Mississippi
mukhopadhyays@longwood.eduu

 Abbey O'Connor Abigail H. O'Connor

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

 Tiffany Park
Tiffany Park

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

 Samaras

 Steven Samaras

Assistant Professor of Management
Ph. D., University of Nebraska
samarassa@longwood.edu

 Dawn Schwartz


Dawn M. Schwartz
Instructor of Accounting
M.B.A., B.A., Longwood University; C.P.A.; C.M.A.
schwartzdm@longwood.edu
(434) 395-4924

 Rebecca Sturgill Rebecca K. Sturgill

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

 Bennie Waller Bennie D. Waller

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

 

Louise Waller

Adjunct Professor of Finance
M.B.A., Longwood University
wallermd@longwood.edu

 Scott Wentland Scott A. Wentland

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

 Charles White Charles D. White

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

 

 James Williams

Adjunct Professor of Accounting
M.Acc. Virginia Commonwealth University; B.S.B.A., Longwood University;
williamsjn@longwood.eduu

 Linda Wright Linda Berns Wright

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

 Ling Yang Ling Yang

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

 

 

Staff

 Diane Barrett

Diane T. Barrett

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

 William Baxter  William H. Baxter

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

 Hennessey

Danielle Hennessey

Assistant Director; Center for Cyber Security and Center for Financial Responsibility
danielle.hennessey@live.longwood.edu

 Desiree Lee Desiree E. Lee

Administrative Assistant to the Faculty, Logistics and Cyber Security, College of Business & Economics
leedn@longwood.edu
(434) 395-2042 

 

 Luongo

Sarah Luongo 

Communications and Event Coordinator
luongosa@longwood.edu
(434) 395-2045

 Nancy Postans Nancy C. Postans

Administrative Assistant to the Assistant Dean and MBA Director, MBA Program;
Internship Coordinator, McGaughy Internship & Professional Development Center
postansnc@longwood.edu
(434) 395-2878