Academic Affairs

Vice President for Academic Affairs

Dr. Susan Larkin

Dr. Susan Larkin

Dr. Susan Larkin currently serves as the Vice President for Academic Affairs at Virginia Wesleyan University. Dr. Larkin received her B.A. in English Literature from Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts. She earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in English Studies and a graduate certificate in Women’s Studies from Illinois State University. Dr. Larkin has been a member of the VWU faculty since 2008, teaching a variety of English, Women’s and Gender Studies, and Wesleyan Seminars. For the past three years, Dr. Larkin has served as the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Dr. Larkin’s research is interdisciplinary and interweaves children’s and adolescent literature, women’s and gender studies, and cultural studies. She has published on Judy Blume, Harry Potter, Mr. Rogers, Walt Disney, Laura Ingalls Wilder, women’s memoir, and empowerment, identity, and gender in adolescent literature.


Vice President for Academic Affairs
Dr. Susan Larkin

Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
Dr. Loren Loving Marquez

Dean of the Batten Honors College
Dr. Travis Malone

Dean of VWU Global Campus
Dr. Deirdre Gonsalves-Jackson

Dean of the Birdsong School of Social Science
Dr. Antje Schwennicke

Kenneth R. Perry Dean of the Joan P. Brock School of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Dr. Victor Townsend

Dean of the Susan S. Goode School of Arts and Humanities
Dr. Steven Emmanuel

Dean of the D. Henry Watts School of Professional Studies
Dr. Ben D. Dobrin

Contact

Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs
Rachel Bargery