Welcome to the University of Mary Washington, a public arts and sciences institution in Fredericksburg, Va., that attracts intellectually curious undergraduate and graduate students in search of rigorous academics. The university – located midway between Richmond, Va., and Washington, D.C. – provides a rich array of academic, research, internship, leadership, and recreational opportunities that not only train students for the real world but allow them to interact closely with faculty members.
Associate Professor of Digital Studies
Dr. Whalen's research focuses on computer-generated literature, video games, and graphic narrative.
Electronic Literature Video Games Digital Studies Computer-Generated Literature Digital Humanities Twitter Bots
Associate Professor and Director of Safe Zone
Dr. Wilson focuses on post-trauma functioning, particularly in survivors of sexual violence and among minoritized communities.
LGBTQ+ Minority Stress Trauma Sexual Violence Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Professor of Earth and Environmental Science
Professor of Earth and Environmental Science at University of Mary Washington
Nuclear Waste Disposal Petroleum Geology Seismology Earthquake
Xianofeng Zhao is an associate professor in the College of Business at the University of Mary Washington.
Business Administration Risk Management Supply Chain Management
Dr. Agrawal's research focuses on protozoan pathogens that cause serious diseases like African sleeping sickness and Toxoplasmosis.
Molecular Biology (CRISPR-cas9 gene editing) Microscopy (Fluorescence, Scanning and Transmission Electron Microscopy) Biochemistry Bioinformatics Biomolecular Visualization (PyMOL, MolStar, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality)
Assistant Professor of Communication
Emily Deering Crosby is a rhetorical critic of popular culture with research concentrations in feminist criticism.
Popular Culture Feminist Criticism Critical Sport Study Digital Rhetoric Women in Country Music
Professor of Political Science and International Affairs
Dr. Gupta is an expert on Indian politics and economics, international political economy, gender and development, and South Asian politics.
Indian Politics and Economics International Political Economy Politics of Economic Development South Asian Politics Global Economic Governance
Elizabeth Johnson-Young is an expert on health communication, especially maternal and family health, and media.
Gender and Communication Media Content Small Group Communication Public Communication Campaigns Communication Research Methods Public Speaking Health Communication Pregnancy Body Image and the Media
Varun Makhija's research focuses on the interaction of light with matter, and the ensuing motion of molecular atoms and electrons.
Chemical Physics Molecular and Optical Physics Chemistry and Physics Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics
Jason R. Sellers is a cultural and environmental historian of 17th-and 18th-century North America interested in landscapes and bodies.
Environmental History Native American History Colonial North America
Industry Experience (6)
- Business Services
- Information Technology and Services
- Library and Information Management
- Training and Development