Professor A. J. Nolte is currently ABD at Catholic University of America (CUA), where he is completing his dissertation on the relationship between political Islam and high modernism in Turkey and Indonesia's state-formation processes.  He received an M.A. from CUA in 2009.  Nolte has worked for the Religious Freedom Project at Georgetown University’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs, and the Center for Complex Operations at National Defense University.  From Fall 2013 to Spring 2017, he served as an adjunct professor of politics at Messiah College.  He also taught at George Washington University, Catholic University and National Defense University. Nolte, his wife Tisa and their baby daughter, Reagan, are excited to join the Regent community and contribute to the mission of the Robertson School of Government.

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Elijah K. Agyapong, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

MPA Program

John Ashcroft, JD

Distinguished Professor of Law and Government

Philip C. Bom, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus

Edwin C. Daley, DPA


MPA Program

Charles W. Dunn, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus

Sam S. Gaston, MPA


MPA Program

Joseph N. Kickasola, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus

Mary B. Manjikian, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Associate Dean

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Governor Robert F. "Bob" McDonnell, JD

Distinguished Professor

Gary E. Roberts, Ph.D.

MPA Director


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Patricia L. West, JD

Distinguished Professor

Associate Dean of Career, Alumni & Student Services

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