April 21, 2019

Scholarship and Funding Support Associated with Community Voices (CV)/
Community Change Collaborative (CCC): 2010-2019

Books

  1. Max Stephenson Jr. and Catherine Grimes, eds. Conversations in Community Change: Voices from the Field. Autumn 2019. With introduction, forward by Lyusyena Kirakosyan and index. Approximately 325 pages. Virginia Tech Publishing. Compilation of edited interviews with 30- (CCC) community change professionals. (Forthcoming)

Book Chapters

[arranged alphabetically, by first author’s last name]

  1. Scott Tate, “Everyday life, Tinkering and Full Participation in the Urban Cultural Imaginary.”  In Backhaus, G. (ed.) Environment, Space, Place. (4), 2.  Lanham, MD:  Zeta Books, 2012.
  2. Scott Tate, “Shaping the Artful City:  A Case Study of Urban Economic Reinvention,” in Max Stephenson Jr. and Scott Tate (eds.) The Arts and Community Change: Exploring Cultural Development Policies, Practices and Dilemmas.  New York, NY:  Routledge, 2015.
  3. Scott Tate, “Tinkering with space: Heterotopic Walls and the Privileged Imaginary of The ‘New Belfast,’” in Max Stephenson Jr. and Laura Zanotti, (eds.)  Building Walls and Dissolving Borders:  The Challenges of Alterity, Community and Securitizing Space. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2013.

Refereed Journal Articles

[arranged alphabetically, by first author’s last name]

  1. Lyusyena Kirakosyan, Exploring strategies for citizen-driven civic creativity in small communities: The challenge and potential of civic creativity. The International Journal of Civic, Political, and Community Studies, 2014, (collection New Directions in the Humanities) 12 (1): 1-9. doi:10.18848/2327- 0047/CGP/v12i01/43551. ISSN: 2327-0047.
  2. Lyusyena Kirakosyan, “Social Imaginaries, Shared Citizen Action and the Meanings of Community,” Community Change, 1(1), pp. 1-14, 2017, https://www.communitychange.ipg.vt.edu/articles/abstract/10.21061/cc.v1i1.a.2/
  3. Lyusyena Kirakosyan and Max Stephenson Jr., "Art as Dialogic Practice: Deriving Lessons for Change from Community-based Art-making for International Development," Psych, 2019, pp. 375-390.
  4. Neda Moayerian, “Development, Public Participation and Cultural War,” Community Change, 2(1), p.3, 2018, https://www.communitychange.ipg.vt.edu/articles/10.21061/cc.v2i1.a.15/
  5. Max Stephenson Jr. and Laura Zanotti, “Exploring the Intersection of Theory and Practice of Arts for Peacebuilding,” Global Society, 31(3), 2017, pp. 336-352. 
  6. Max Stephenson Jr, Lara Nagle and Neda Moayerian, “Pondering Scale and Community Polarization: Evidence from Three Small Appalachian Communities,” for a themed issue on practicing Appalachian Studies in an era of cultural and political polarization, Shaunna Scott, ed., Journal of Appalachian Studies, 2020. (Forthcoming)

Doctoral (PhD.) Dissertations

  1. Sarah Lyon-Hill, “A STORY OF APPALSHOP: Exploring the Agential Possibilities of One Organization in the Community Cultural Development Field,” PhD dissertation, Virginia Tech, 2020. (Forthcoming)
  2. Neda Moayerian, “Exploring the Connections between Community Cultural Development and Sustainable Tourism in Appalachia,” PhD dissertation, Virginia Tech, 2020. (Forthcoming).
  3. Scott Tate, Civic Tinkering in the Small City: Intersections and Imaginaries of Art, Place and Marginality,” PhD dissertation, ASPECT, Virginia Tech  2012, http://hdl.handle.net/10919/26841

Master’s Theses

  1. Sarah Halvorson-Fried, “Exploring Factors Influencing Employer Attitudes and Practices toward Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the New River Valley,” Virginia Tech, Master of Urban and Regional Planning thesis, 2016, http://hdl.handle.net/10919/71705

Conference Presentations

[arranged alphabetically, by first author’s last name]

  1. Anna Erwin, Jeremy Elliott-Engel, Lorien McCauley, Lydeana Martin, “Community Voices: Shared Governance and Dialogue to Challenge Hidden Assumptions and Disrupt Power Structures in Appalachia,” For the 40th annual conference of the Appalachian Studies Association, March 9-12, 2017, Blacksburg, VA.
  2. Lyusyena Kirakosyan, “Considering Theatre’s Role in Promoting Peace and Human Rights: Exploring the case of Bond Street Theatre” paper presented at the 2nd Human Rights Research Forum, Virginia Tech, March 1, 2013.
  3. Lyusyena Kirakosyan, “Strategies for citizen-driven civic creativity in small communities.”  Paper presented at the 12th International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities. Universidad CEU San Pablo, Madrid, Spain. June 11-13, 2014.
  4. Neda Moayerian, “Exploring the Connection between Community Cultural Development and Sustainable Tourism in Appalachia.” Paper presented at the 41st annual conference of the Appalachian Studies Association, Cincinnati, Ohio, April 5-8, 2018.
  5. Lara Nagle, Neda Moayerian and Max Stephenson Jr., “Conceptualizing Cross Sectoral Partnership Building in Two Small Appalachian Towns,” For the 42nd annual conference of the Appalachian Studies Association, Asheville, North Carolina, March 14-17, 2019.
  6. Max Stephenson Jr. and Lyusyena Kirakosyan, “Arts-based approaches and their implications for researchers in other fields.” Paper presented at the 10th International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. May 21-24, 2014.
  7. Max Stephenson Jr. and Lyusyena Kirakosyan, “Exploring Theater as a Tool for Building Peace and Justice: The Case of Serbia’s DAH Teatar,” paper for Maneuvering the Maze: Understanding Justice in Conflicts conference, Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey, California, November 14-16, 2013.
  8. Max Stephenson Jr. and Lyusyena Kirakosyan, “Exploring Theater as a Tool for Building Peace and Justice,” Research Presentation, Research Symposium, College of Architecture and urban Studies, Virginia Tech, April 2, 2014.

Community Engagement Professional Reports & Workshops

  1. A Community Development Update: Pennington Gap, VA. (2017). Virginia Tech Institute for Policy and Governance (IPG) and the Virginia Tech Office of Economic Development (OED).
  2. Strategically positioning Montgomery, WV for the Future: A Community Development Update. (2017). Virginia Tech Institute for Policy and Governance (IPG) and the Virginia Tech Office of Economic Development (OED).
  3. A Community Conversation for Patrick County, VA (2019). VT Institute for Policy and Governance
  4. Future Goals, Lodging Workshop and Panel Discussion for Pennington Gap, VA. (2019). VT Institute for Policy and Governance

Commentaries

  1. Max Stephenson Jr, “Musings on Curating Consciousness,” Soundings, September 23, 2012, https://ipg.vt.edu/DirectorsCorner/Soundings/Soundings092312.html
  2. Max Stephenson Jr., “On Imagination, Trust and Democratic Governance,” Soundings, October 11, 2015, http://soundings.spia.vt.edu
  3. Max Stephenson Jr., “Reaping a Whirlwind: Delegitimating Self-Governance,” Soundings, August 29, 2016, http://soundings.spia.vt.edu
  4. Max Stephenson Jr. “Voices from the Appalachian Coalfields,” Soundings, August 14, 2017, http://soundings.spia.vt.edu
  5. Max Stephenson Jr. “Learning from Appalachia,” Tidings, January 1, 2018, http://tidings.spia.vt.edu/
  6. Max Stephenson Jr., “Pondering Kintsugi and Community Change in Appalachia,” Soundings, June 4, 2018, http://soundings.spia.vt.edu

The full archive of Stephenson’s commentaries may be found at these locations:


Soundings: https://ipg.vt.edu/tags.resource.html/ipg_vt_edu:Soundings
Tidings: https://ipg.vt.edu/tags.resource.html/ipg_vt_edu:Tidings

RE: Reflections and Explorations Graduate Student Essays Related to Community Change Collaborative

(Archive of reflections: https://ipg.vt.edu/tags.resource.html/ipg_vt_edu:Reflections).

Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Change

  1. Lorien MacAuley, “Getting to the Heart of Alternative Food Systems Work,” October 20, 2014 (Agricultural, Leadership and Community Education).
  2. Lorien MacAuley, “Alternative Agrifood as a Social Movement, as a Community of Practice and as One Voice,” February 27, 2015 (Agricultural, Leadership and Community Education, PhD).
  3. Anna Erwin, “Ontological Reflections on the Quest for Rural Sustainability,” October 29, 2015 (PGG, PhD).

Creative Arts and Community Cultural Development

  1. Jacquelyn Harder, “Community Healing Through the Arts,” April 11, 2013 (MURP).
  2. Jacquelyn Harder, “Mural Arts in the Public Sphere,” October 31, 2013 (MURP).
  3. Lyusyena Kirakosyan, “Creating Conditions for Peace and Justice: A Decade of Bond Street Theatre’s Efforts,” October 3, 2013 (ASPECT, PhD).
  4. Lyusyena Kirakosyan, "Harnessing the Power of Narrative for Social Change," January 23, 2013 (ASPECT, PhD).
  5. Sarah Lyon-Hill, “Foundations of Intentionality: Intergenerational Theatre and Community Building,” October 9, 2014 (PGG, PhD).
  6. Sarah Halvorson Fried, “Ecological Re-Enlivenment and the Role of the Arts in Community Development,” September 11, 2014 (MURP).
  7. Sarah Lyon-Hill, “Examining the Land-Grant Engagement Mission through the Lens of Community Cultural Development,” February 21, 2019 (PGG, PhD).

Governance, International Diplomacy and Development

  1. Alexander Stubberfield, “Beyond Interests: Symbiogenic Resonance and the Democratic Subject,” April 1, 2016 (ASPECT, PhD).
  2. Jordan Laney, “What Machine Kills Fascists? A Critical Reflection on the Power of Sound in the Trump Era,” February 16, 2017 (ASPECT, PhD).
  3. Vanessa Guerra, “Education for Human Development,” February 15, 2018 (EDP, PhD).
  4. Ben Grove, “Contemplating the Tensions between Technical and Adaptive Approaches in International Development,” March 22, 2018 (PGG, PhD).
  5. Seyedreza Fateminasb, “Advocating for Diversity: A Critique of the Benefits Argument,” October 4, 2018 (Architecture and Design, PhD).

Communications and Community Change Dynamics

  1. Jon Catherwood Ginn and Kimberly Hodge Cowgill, “Acting Up: Disruptions in Public Space,” 2013 (MFA and PhD, Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation)
  2. Anna Erwin, “The Story Space,” February 7, 2013 (PGG, PhD).
  3. Anna Erwin, “To Think is to Give,” September 1, 2014 (PGG, PhD).
  4. Sarah Hanks, “Re-Framing Social Change: What Questions Should Today’s NGO Leaders and Social Entrepreneurs Ask?”, December 5, 2013 (Agricultural, Leadership and Community Education).
  5. Jordan Laney, “Hashtag Heartwork: Notes on the Relationship between Place and Identity,” September 25, 2014 (ASPECT, PhD).
  6. Jordan Laney, “The Unnoticed Contextual Realities of Hillbilly Elegy,” October 10, 2016 (ASPECT, PhD).
  7. Alexander Stubberfield, “‘Fake News’ in Informational Ecology,” March 2, 2017 (ASPECT, PhD).
  8. Neda Moayerian, “Conflict, Communication and Collaboration: Is there Really a Middle Ground?” April 19, 2018. (PGG, PhD).

Grant Support

[arranged by year grant was awarded]

  1. Virginia Tech Student Affairs, CCC Registered Student Organization, Awarded April 10, 2019, $2,909. for Fall 2019 events.
  2. Virginia Tech Student Affairs, CCC Registered Student Organization, Awarded March 15, 2019, $750 for Spring 2019 events. (For Campus Voices project)
  3. Virginia Tech Center for Peace Studies and Violence Prevention, “The Community Change Collaborative,” Awarded March 6, 2019, $24,764.
  4. Vibrant Virginia “The Community Change Collaborative,” Awarded April 2018, $10,000.
  5. Virginia Tech Women and Minority Artist and Scholars Lecture Series grant for Community Change Collaborative sponsored speaker, Theresa Williamson. Awarded September 28, 2018, $750.
  6. Virginia Tech Office of Outreach and International Affairs and Bridgestone WVA Technical and Community College, “Small Communities and the Challenge of Social and Economic Change,” Awarded 2017, $17,000.
  7. Virginia Tech, Institute for Creativity, Arts and Technology, Program grant for Community Voices Speaker’s series. Awarded 2012, $2,000.
  8. Virginia Tech, Vice President for Research and Vice President for Outreach and International Affairs, “Global Dialogue for Responsibility,” Awarded 2010, $55,000.

Radio/Podcast Interviews Archive

[arranged according to main topic / author interest]

Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Change

  1. Jeanette Abi-Nader (2016-2017)
    Executive Director, City Schoolyard Garden (based in Charlottesville, a nonprofit that builds equity by engaging youth in nature, enhancing academic learning, and cultivating skills for healthy living)
    Former Director, Evaluation, Training, & Capacity Building, Community Food Security Coalition
  2. Rick Cavey (2016-2017)
    Organic Farmer and Owner, Wagon Wheel Farm
    Chairperson, Independence,VA Farmers’ Market Committee
    Former Vice President, Grayson Land Care
    Retired naval officer and Iraq War veteran
  3. Anthony Flaccavento (2010-2011, 2016-2017, 2018-2019)
    Founder, Appalachian Sustainable Development (ASD)
    Founder, SCALE, Inc. (a private consulting business dedicated to catalyzing and supporting ecologically healthy regional economies and food systems)
    Author, Building a Healthy Economy from the Bottom Up: Harnessing Real World Experience for Transformative Change, Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2016.
  4. Tracy Kunkler (2014-2015)
    Principal, Circle Forward Partners, Asheville NC (system for collaborative governance)
    Former Principal, Social Profit Strategies
    Facilitator, Western North Carolina Foodshed Summit
  5. Ramon Zepeda (2016-2017)
    Program Director, Student Action with Farmworkers (SAF)
    Durham, North Carolina

Human/Civil Rights, Community Change and Poverty Alleviation

  1. Ted Edlich (date not available yet)
    Former President and CEO, Total Action for Progress (TAP) Roanoke
    Author, Navigating the Nonprofit Rapids: Strategies and Tactics for Running a Nonprofit Company Atlanta, GA: Write Life Publishing, 2016.
  2. Penny Franklin (2013-2014)
    Civil rights activist
    Christiansburg, VA
  3. Avila Kilmurray (2011–2012)
    Consultant, The Social Change Initiative
    Former Director, Community Foundation for Northern Ireland
    Founding Member, Northern Ireland Women’s Coalition
    Belfast, Northern Ireland
  4. Andy Morikawa (2018-2019)
    Senior Fellow, Virginia Tech Institute for Policy and Governance
    Former Executive Director, New River Valley Community Foundation
    Blacksburg, VA
  5. Pam McMichael (2012-2013)
    Co-Founder, Southerners on New Ground (SONG)
    Board Member, Showing Up for Racial Justice
    Executive Director, Highlander Research and Education Center
    New Market, Tennessee
  6. Theresa Williamson (2018-2019)
    Founder and Executive Director, Catalytic Communities (CatComm, an NGO working since 2000 in support of Rio de Janeiro’s favelas)
    Editor-in-Chief, Rio on Watch (CatComm’s internationally recognized watchdog news service)
    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  7. Virgil Woods
    Civil Rights leader, Southern Christian Leadership Conference and American Baptist Church Pastor
    Houston, Texas

Creative Arts, Cultural Development, Music, Theater

  1. Art and Lee Beltrone (2017-2018)
    Co-Founders and Co-Curators, Vietnam Graffiti Project (VGP)
    Co-Authors, “A Wartime Log and Vietnam Graffiti Messages from a Forgotten Troopship”
    Keswick, VA
  2. Amy Brooks (2017-2018)
    Program Director and Dramaturg, Roadside Theater (the theater wing of Appalachian grassroots arts and media center Appalshop)
    Whitesburg, Kentucky
  3. William (Bill) Cleveland (2017-2018)
    Director, Center for the Study of Art & Community
    Bainbridge Island, Washington
  4. Dudley Cocke (2011-2012)
    Stage director, writer, media producer
    Artistic Director, Roadside Theater
    Former Interim Director, Appalshop
    Whitesburg, Kentucky
  5. Woody Crenshaw (2011-2012)
    Craftsman and Entrepreneur
    Co-owner, Riverstone Organic Farm, Floyd County
    Co-owner, Floyd Country Store
    Former President, Crooked Road, Round the Mountain, SustainFloyd, Floyd County Chamber of Commerce
    Floyd, VA
  6. Kathie Denobriga and Melanie Hammet (2012-2013)
    (Denobriga)
    Founding Member, Former Executive Director, Active Board Member, Alternate ROTOS
    Project Manager, Arts & Democracy Project
    Mayor, Pine Lake, Georgia
    (Hammet)
    Performing songwriter
    Former Member, City Council, Pine Lake, Georgia
    Former President, DeKalb Municipal Association
    Pine Lake, GA
  7. Lisa Jo Epstein (2014-2015)
    Founder, Executive, and Artistic Director, Just Act (focused on creative arts & asset-based community/civic engagement, healing, activism, social justice diversity, capacity building)
    Facilitator, Theatre of the Oppressed
    Founder, Gas & Electric Arts Theater Company
    Philadelphia, PA
  8. John Ferguson (2013-2014)
    Founder and Executive Director, American Voices (provides cultural exchange through the performing arts and education in nations emerging from conflict and isolation)
    St. Louis, MO
  9. Jack Hinshelwood (2012-2013)
    Executive Director, The Crooked Road
    Abingdon, VA
  10. Ethan Kent (2016-2017)
    Senior Vice President, Project for Public Spaces
    New York, NY
  11. Benjamin Knapp (2013-2014)
    Founding Director, Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology (ICAT); promoting research and education at the boundaries between art, design, engineering, and science
    Professor, Computer Science, Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA
  12. Liz Lerman (2014-2015)
    Choreographer, performer, writer, teacher, and speaker
    Founder, Liz Lerman Dance Exchange
    Co-Author, Critical Response Process
    Tempe, AZ
  13. Nate May & Andrew Robert Munn (date not yet available)
    Composer & Bass Vocalist, “Dust in the Bottomland” (a 40-minute opera with one singer)
    New Haven, CN and Dublin, NH
  14. Keryl McCord (2017-2018)
    President and CEO, Equity Quotient (EQ, a national consulting firm dedicated to transforming the arts through the lens of erasing racism, to achieve cultural equity)
    Former Director of Operations, Alternate ROOTS
    Atlanta, GA
  15. Joanna Sherman and Michael McGuigan (2013-2014)
    Founder/Artistic Director and Managing Director, Bond Street Theatre
    New York, NY
  16. Thenmozhi Soundararajan (2012-2013)
    Singer, transmedia artist and storyteller, songwriter, hip-hop musician, technologist
    Dalit rights-based activist
    Delhi, India
  17. Elizabeth Streb (2015-2016)
    Founder, STREB Extreme Action
    Author, STREB: How to be an Extreme Action Hero
    Founder, SLAM (STREB Lab for Action Mechanics)
    New York, NY
  18. Amanda Zehner (date not yet available)
    Founder and Owner, Living Threads Co. (preserving artisan traditions and improving livelihoods while providing high quality handmade textiles)
    Washington, D.C.

Community Development/Community Change Case Analyses, Events, Conferences, & Festivals

  1. Amy Goldstein (2017-2018)
    Reporter, The Washington Post (covering health care and other social policy issues), Author of Janesville: An American Story, New York: Simon and Schuster Publishers, 2018.
    Washington, D.C.
  2. Tal Stanley (2012-2013)
    Director, Appalachian Center for Civic Life, Emory & Henry College
    Chair, Department of Public Policy and Community Service, Emory & Henry College
    Director, Master of Arts Program, Community & Organizational Leadership, Emory & Henry College
    Emory, VA
  3. Bradley Stephens (2017-2018)
    Director, CoLab Roanoke
    Organizer, Cityworks (X)po
    Roanoke, VA
  4. Bob Summers (2011-2012)
    Founder, TechPad
    San Francisco, CA
  5. Carolyn Zelikow (2017-2018)
    Organizer, The Hometown Summit/Tom Tom Festival
    Associate Director, National Programs, The Aspen Institute
    Former Assistant Director, Tom Tom Festival Charlottesville
    Washington, D.C.

Environmental Sustainability and Community Development

  1. Frank Dukes (2013-2014)
    Director, Institute for Environmental Negotiation (IEN), University of Virginia
    Charlottesville, VA
  2. Beth Obenshain (2010-2011)
    Founder & Former Executive Director, New River Land Trust
    Former Chair and Co-Chair, United Land Trust
    Journalist and farmer
    Blacksburg, VA

Governance, International Diplomacy and Development

  1. Francesco Manca (2016-2017)
    Independent Political Analyst
    Former Deputy Director, Political and Civil Affairs Office, Office of the United Nations Interim Force, Lebanon
    Beirut, Lebanon and Sardinia, Italy
  2. Patricia Parera (2015-2016)
    Consultant, World Bank
    Blacksburg, VA
  3. Tay Keong Tan (2014-2015)
    Director, International Studies and Senior Project Fellow, Department of Political Science, Radford University
    Former consultant, World Bank, Asian Development Bank, and the Partnership for Transparency Fund
    Radford, VA

Communications and Community Change Dynamics

  1. Brian Wheeler (2011-2012)
    Director of Communications, City of Charlottesville, Virginia
    Former Executive Director, Charlottesville Tomorrow (media outlet)
    Charlottesville, VA
  2. Mahir Zeynalov and Hamid Belici (data not yet available)
    (Zeynalov)
    CEO, Globe Post Media
    Columnist, Al Arabiya
    Writer, Huffington Post
    Washington, DC
    (Belici)
    Rumi Forum
    Washington, D.C.

Health, Science and Community Development

  1. Nancy Agee (2011-2012)
    President and Chief Executive Officer, Carilion Clinic
    Roanoke, VA
  2. ohn J. Dreyzehner, MD, MPH (2012-2013)
    Commissioner of Health, State of Tennessee
    Nashville, TN
  3. Craig T. Ramey, PhD (2011-2012)
    Professor and Distinguished Research Scholar, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
    Roanoke, VA

Podcast and Radio Program Graduate Student Interviewers and their Associated Curricula

  1. D'Elia Chandler (MPIA)
  2. Catherine Cotrupi (Higher Education and Virginia Tech Asst. Director for Student Engagement)
  3. Lehi Dowell (PGG)
  4. Anna Erwin (PGG)
  5. Naftali Fields (MFA)
  6. Jon Catherwood Ginn (MFA)
  7. Benjamin Grove (PGG)
  8. Vanessa Guerra (EDP)
  9. Sarah Halverson-Fried (MURP)
  10. Sarah Hanks (Agricultural, Leadership and Community Education, PhD)
  11. Eric Hodges (PGG)
  12. Dana Hogg (Agricultural, Leadership and Community Education., Master’s)
  13. Mario Khreiche (ASPECT)
  14. Lyusyena Kirakosyan (ASPECT)
  15. Rebecca Landis (Agricultural, Leadership and Community Education., Master’s)
  16. Jordan Laney (ASPECT)
  17. Heather Lyne (MPIA)
  18. Sarah Lyon-Hill (MPIA and PGG)
  19. Lorien MacAuley (Agricultural, Leadership and Community Education, PhD)
  20. Emma Martin (MURP)
  21. Garland Mason (Agricultural, Leadership and Community Education, Master’s and PhD)
  22. Neda Moayerian (PGG)
  23. Cheryl Montgomery (PGG)
  24. Andy Morikawa (VTIPG)
  25. Will Muessig (International Studies major, Virginia Tech)
  26. Thomas Murray (MFA)
  27. Lara Nagle (MURP)
  28. Elizabeth Olberding (MURP and MNR)
  29. Dayo Omosa (Agricultural, Leadership and Community Education, PhD)
  30. Rebecca Powell-Doherty (MPH)
  31. Pallavi Raonka (Sociology, PhD)
  32. Mary Ryan (ASPECT)
  33. Katherine Santizo (Civil and Environmental Engineering, Master’s)
  34. Vera Smirnova (PGG)
  35. Kristi Snyder (Local entrepreneur)
  36. Max Stephenson, Jr. (VTIPG)
  37. Alexander Stubberfield (MPIA and ASPECT)
  38. Laura Zanotti (Political Science)

Virginia Tech Degree Programs cited, Grouped by College

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Agricultural, Leadership and Community Education Master’s and PhD Programs

College of Architecture and Urban Studies
Environmental Design and Planning, (EDP) PhD Program
Master of Public and International Affairs (MPIA) Program
Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) Program
Planning, Governance and Globalization, (PGG) PhD Program

College of Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering Master’s Degree Program

College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences
Alliance for Social, Political Ethical and Cultural Thought, (ASPECT) PhD Program
International Studies, Bachelor of Arts Program
Master of Fine Arts (Theatre) (MFA) Program
Sociology, PhD Program

College of Natural Resources and Environment
Master of Natural Resources (MNR) Program

Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Master of Public Health (MPH) Program