Faculty & Staff

Office of the Executive Vice President & Provost

Matt Banfield
Assistant Vice Provost for Academic Affairs


Anselmo Canfora
Associate Professor of Architecture; Director, Architecture Graduate Program; Director, Architectural Design Thinking Concentration

Elgin Cleckley
Assistant Professor, Architecture & Design Thinking

John Comazzi
Associate Professor & Director of Design Thinking / Design Practices Program

Arts & Sciences

David Leblang
Ambassador Henry J. Taylor and Mrs Marion R. Taylor Endowed Professor of Politics
Professor of Public Policy at the University's Batten School for Leadership and Public Policy

Career Center

David Lapinski
Director of Employer Relations

Continuing and Professional Studies

Stephen Levine
Associate Professor; Senior Director, Degree Programs.

Curry School of Education

Matthew Wheelock
Associate Professor; Innovation Program Area Director

Ben Castleman
Netwon and Rita Meyers Associate Professor in the Economics of Education

Darden School of Business

MJ Toms
Director, Education and Experiential Learning

David Touve
Senior Director, Applied Innovation

Jason Brewster
Director, Ventures

Sandra McCutcheon
Assistant Director, Ventures

Alex Cowan

Gregory B. Fairchild
E. Thayer Bigelow Associate Professor of Business Administration; Institute for Business in Society Academic Director

Jeanne M. Liedtka
United Technologies Corporation Professor of Business Administration

Michael Lenox
Tayloe Murphy Professorship in Business Administration; Senior Associate Dean and Chief Strategy Officer

Saras D. Sarasvathy
Isidore Horween Research Professor of Business Administration; Jamuna Raghavan Chair Professor in Entrepreneurship, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore

Sankaran Venkataraman
MasterCard Professor of Business Administration; Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Research

Economic Development

Pace Lochte
Assistant Vice President for Economic Development

Denise Herndon
Program Director for Economic Development

Rachel Hobbs
Project Associate

Engineering and Applied Sciences

Rob Archer
Executive Lecturer

James Cheng
Executive Lecturer; Engineering Business

David Slutzky
Research Associate Professor; Science, Technology, & Society

George Prpich
Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering

Frank Batten School of Leadership & Public Policy

Christine Mahoney
Associate Professor of Public Policy and Politics

Bala Mulloth
Assistant Professor of Public Policy

Paul Martin
Assistant Professor of Public Policy


George Geiss
William S. Potter Professor of Law; Thomas F. Bergin Teaching Professor of Law; Director, John W. Glynn Jr. Law & Business Program

Quinn Curtis
Albert Clark Tate, Jr., Professor of Law

Clare Lewis

McIntire School of Commerce

Eric Martin
Director, The Galant Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Assistant Professor of Practice, General Faculty

Bevin Etienne
Asssitant Professor

Brendan Richardson

Chip Ransler
Assistant Professor of Practice in Commerce


David Chen
Director, UVA-Coulter Translational Research Partnership


John Comazzi
Associate Professor

Vice President for Research

Cheryl Wagner
Chief of Staff


Shannon Blevins
Associate Vice Chancellor, Economic Development

Shankar Naskar
Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship & Innovation