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DeirdreC. Gonsalves-Jackson

Deirdre C. Gonsalves-Jackson

Vice President for VWU Global Campus
Professor of Biology

Degrees Held

A.B., Randolph-Macon Woman's College
M.S., Florida Atlantic University
Ph.D., Florida Institute of Technology

Office Location: 125 David L. Kaufman Center For Enrollment, Godwin Hall
Phone: 757-455-3265
- Biology
- VWU Global Campus

Dr. Gonsalves-Jackson earned her B.A. in Biology from Randolph College, an M.S. in Biology from Florida Atlantic University, and a Ph.D. in Biology from Florida Institute of Technology. Her distinguished career is marked by numerous honors, such as the Barbara Holland Administrator-Scholar Award from the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU) and The WISE Alumna Legacy Award for her contributions to STEM outreach. At VWU, she is a recipient of the Samuel Nelson Gray Distinguished Teaching Award and the Birdsong Service and Community Engagement Award, and she holds the distinction of Batten Professor.

Dr. Deirdre Gonsalves-Jackson Receives CUMU Scholar-Administrator Award
Recognition honors leadership and intellectual voice in urban/metropolitan educational environment

Dr. Deirdre Gonsalves-Jackson Named Dean of VWU Global Campus
She has served in a variety of teaching and leadership roles at the University since 2006

The Science of Zombies
Unique Winter Session course took a contemporary approach to engaging students

Focus on Faculty: Deirdre Gonsalves-Jackson
Love of teaching and mentoring students drives this marine biologist

Grand Opening for Center for Innovative Teaching and Engaged Learning (INTEL)
New space in the Batten Center provides opportunities for technological innovation and wireless collaboration