Our faculty members are passionate teachers and researchers who are committed to educating the whole person. They are leaders in their respective fields of study and bring their expertise to the classroom to promote and foster our students’ creativity, ethical development, social engagement, and critical skills.

Program Faculty

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José Luis Venegas

Director, Interdisciplinary Humanities
Professor of Spanish & Interdisciplinary Humanities

Office: Greene Hall 540
Phone: (336) 758-4805
Email: venegajl@wfu.edu

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Bryan M. Ellrod

Director, Pre-Law
Academic Counselor

Office: Reynolda 125
Phone: (336) 758-4734
Email: ellrodb@wfu.edu

Wake Forest alumnus Ashley Hairston named associate dean for ...
E. Ashley Hairston

Associate Dean for Academic Advising
Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Humanities

Office: Reynolda Hall 125
Phone: (336) 758-3320
Email: hairstea@wfu.edu

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Michael Lamb

F. M. Kirby Foundation Chair of Leadership and Character
Executive Director of the Program for Leadership and Humanities
Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Humanities

Phone: (336) 758-2343
Email: lambkm@wfu.edu

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Molly MacVeagh

Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Humanities

Office: Tribble Hall A106
Email: macveam@wfu.edu

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David Phillips

Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Humanities

Office: Z. Smith Reynolds Library 301
Phone: (336) 758-4951
Email: phillidp@wfu.edu

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Corey D. B. Walker

Dean of Wake Forest University School of Divinity
Wake Forest Professor of the Humanities Inaugural Director of the Program in African American Studies

Office: Divinity & Religious Studies Building 109
Phone: (336) 758-3957
Email: walkerco@wfu.edu

Affiliate Faculty

Eunice Jianping Hu

Teacher-Scholar Postdoctoral Fellow, Program for Leadership and Character and the Interdisciplinary Humanities Program 

Email: huj@wfu.edu

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Rebecca Permar

Postdoctoral Fellow in Pre-Health Professions, Program for Leadership and Character

Pre-Health Adviser, Office of Academic Advising

Email: permarr@wfu.edu

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Ron Von Burg

Associate Professor of Communication
Affiliated Faculty for Interdisciplinary Humanities 

Office: Carswell 105
Phone: (336) 758-6239
Email: vonburrl@wfu.edu

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Brian Warren

Associate Teaching Professor of Classical Languages

Office: Tribble C305
Phone: (336) 701-2984
Email: warrenbm@wfu.edu