SPCS Speakers Bureau

The School of Professional & Continuing Studies has several qualified faculty, staff and administrators knowledgeable on a variety of subjects. From politics, lifelong learning and creativity to education, economics and volcanoes, the SPCS Speakers Bureau is available for business meetings, guest lectures, workshops, professional and academic conferences and civic gatherings.

Our speakers enjoy sharing their expertise and experiences and volunteer their time to positively impact the Greater Richmond community. Let us know how we can help you meet your needs for professional speakers and presenters.

Speakers Bureau Members

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headshot of  Laura M. Kuti

Assistant Professor, Education

Assistant Chair, Graduate Education - Teacher Education

Member, SPCS Speakers Bureau


Specialties:
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Role of ESL in Schools
Contact:
(804) 287-6621
headshot of  Lionel  Mew

Program Chair, Information Systems

Assistant Professor, Information Systems

Member, SPCS Speakers Bureau


Specialties:
  • Information Systems Operations & Development
  • IT Security
  • IT Auditing
  • Cloud Computing
Contact:
(804) 289-8944
headshot of  Andrew  Schoeneman

Program Chair, Nonprofit Studies

Assistant Professor, Nonprofit Studies

Member, SPCS Speakers Bureau


Specialties:
  • Nonprofit Effectiveness
  • Community Stakeholder Engagement
  • Building Capacity within Organizations
Contact:
(804) 289-8681
headshot of  Tom J. Shields

Associate Dean, Academic & Student Affairs

Associate Professor, Education

Program Chair, Graduate Education

Associate Professor, Leadership Studies

School Liaison, AFAC

Member, SPCS Speakers Bureau

Adjunct Instructor, Executive Education


Specialties:
  • Educational Leadership
  • School & Housing Segregation
  • Changing Demographics in RVA
  • Ethics & Leadership
Contact:
(804) 289-8524
headshot of  Daniel L. Hocutt

Web Manager, School of Professional & Continuing Studies

Adjunct Professor, Liberal Arts

Member, SPCS Speakers Bureau


Specialties:
  • Social Media Marketing in Higher Education
  • Professional Writing & Communication
  • Influence of Digital Algorithms
  • Academic Research & Writing
Contact:
(804) 287-6658
headshot of  David E. Kitchen

Associate Dean, Professional Education & Special Programs

Associate Professor, Geology

Member, SPCS Speakers Bureau


Specialties:
  • Climate Change
  • Earthquakes & Natural Disasters
  • Volcanoes
  • Geology
Contact:
(804) 289-8382
headshot of  Robert  McAdams Jr.

Director, Partners in the Arts

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Liberal Arts

Member, SPCS Speakers Bureau


Specialties:
  • Integrating Creativity in Learning & Working
  • Arts Integration
Contact:
(804) 955-4012
headshot of  Gretchen Flynn  Morris

Director, Strategic Management for Academic & Student Affairs

Instructor, Human Resource Management

Member, SPCS Speakers Bureau


Specialties:
  • Human Resources
  • International Human Resources
  • Volunteer Opportunities as Professional Development
Contact:
(804) 289-1747
headshot of  James L. Narduzzi

University Professor and Dean Emeritus

Adjunct Professor, Liberal Arts

Member, SPCS Speakers Bureau


Specialties:
  • Politics & Elections
  • 2016 Presidential Election Cycle
  • Primary System & Electoral College
  • Polarization in American Politics
  • Continuing Education & Lifelong Learning
Contact:
(804) 289-8133
headshot of  Becca  Shelton

Assistant Director/Career Advisor

Member, SPCS Speakers Bureau


Specialties:
  • Areas of Focus: SPCS & MBA Students, Alumni, Experienced Professionals
  • Using LinkedIn for Professional Networking
  • Marketing Transferable Job Skills When Switching Careers
  • Recovering from a Job Loss
Contact:
headshot of  Bob  Spires

Associate Professor, Education

Member, SPCS Speakers Bureau


Specialties:
  • Human Trafficking & NGO Efforts to Address Trafficking
  • Disadvantaged Youth in Asia & Africa
  • Socio-psychological Processes Impacting Educators
Contact:
(804) 289-8431
headshot of  Peggy L. Watson

Director, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Member, SPCS Speakers Bureau


Specialties:
  • Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Richmond
  • Lifelong Learning & Learning in Retirement Programs
Contact:
(804) 287-6344
headshot of  Jamelle S. Wilson

Dean, School of Professional & Continuing Studies

Professor, Education

Member, SPCS Speakers Bureau


Specialties:
  • Organizational Leadership
  • School Leadership
  • Assessment in Public Education
  • Contemporary Issues in Public Education
Contact:
(804) 289-8135
headshot of  John A. Zinn III

Director, Enrollment Management & Strategic Partnerships

Adjunct Professor, Liberal Arts

Member, SPCS Speakers Bureau


Specialties:
  • Economic Literacy in Secondary Education
  • iPads, Data Collection & Experiential Learning
  • Genealogy & Economic History
  • The LGBTQ Consumer
Contact:
(804) 289-8133

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