Faculty and Staff

Robert Albertson

Robert Albertson




Phone: 757-757-455-3226
Email: ralbertson@vwu.edu
- Associate Dean of the College
- Management, Business and Economics

Dr. Robert B. Albertson, known to his students as "Dr. Bob," has taught at Virginia Wesleyan since 1979. Recognized in four recent consecutive editions of "Who's Who Among America's Teachers," his administrative experiences include three years as Coordinator of the Department of Management, Business, and Economics, nine years as Chair of the Division of Social Sciences, and three years as Associate Dean of the College. Off campus, he has been deeply involved in civic and historical organizations. A founding member and second president of the Olde Towne Civic League and later a founder and first president of the Olde Towne Foundation, he authored "Images of America: Portsmouth, Virginia" (now in its third printing and published by South Carolina's Arcada Publishing Company) for his home town%u2019s 250th anniversary. Dr. Albertson was the first recipient of the Emily N. Spong Historic Preservation Award. He has been active with a number local organizations, including the Board of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Hampton Roads and the "Virginia Beach 2007" commission. As President of The Order of Cape Henry, 1607, Dr. Albertson had a leading part in the 2007 ceremonies commemorating the first landing by the English explorers who sailed from Virginia Beach to found the Jamestown Colony four centuries ago. Although his B.A. was in History, his specialization in Russian studies gave him a foundation in economic theory that served him well when he pursued an M.B.A. and later when he obtained a Ph.D. in Urban Studies. Dr. Albertson's wide range of interests is shown by his election to membership in a number of honor societies, including Phi Alpha Theta (History), Sigma Beta Delta (Business), Pi Alpha Alpha (Public Administration), and Phi Kappa Phi (Academic Excellence).
Albertson, Robert. Images of America: Portsmouth, VA. Charleston: Arcadia Press of Charleston, 2002.

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01/26/2016-05/10/2016 Lecture Tuesday 11:00AM - 11:50AM


Room 1;01/25/2016-05/10/2016 Internship Monday




Friday Times to be AnnouncedField

Room FIELD;01/28/2016-05/05/2016 Seminar Thursday 06:30PM - 09:30PM

Clarke Hall

Room 217;02/25/2016-05/05/2016 Seminar Thursday 06:30PM - 09:30PM

Clarke Hall

Room 217;01/25/2016-05/10/2016 GS



Peer Coun Days to be Announced

Times to be AnnouncedTo Be Announced

Room TBA


08/29/2016-12/16/2016 Lecture Monday


Friday 12:00PM - 12:50PM


Room 1;08/30/2016-12/13/2016 Field Experience Tuesday 04:30PM - 05:30PM

Village II

Room SSL109;09/01/2016-12/08/2016 Lecture Thursday 06:30PM - 09:15PM

Clarke Hall

Room 217