*RAMACHANDRAN VAIDYANATHAN, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Ph.D., Syracuse University.

*KALLIAT T. VALSARAJ, Ike East Professor of Chemical Engineering; Professor of Chemical Engineering; Adjunct Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Ph.D., Vanderbilt University.

*RODRIGO A. VALVERDE, Professor of Plant Pathology (Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology). Ph.D., University of Arkansas.

*CLAUDE VANDELOISE, Professor of French Studies. Ph.D., University of California, San Diego.

**LONNIE R. VANDEVEER, Warner L. Bruner Professor of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness; Professor of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness. Ph.D., Oklahoma State University.

JACK R. VAN LOPIK, Professor of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences; Executive Director, Office of Sea Grant Development; Adviser to the Chancellor for Marine Affairs. Ph.D., LSU.

**PAUL VAN WAMELEN, Assistant Professor of Mathematics. Ph.D., University of California, San Diego.

CANDICE VARNELL, Instructor in Education (University Laboratory School). M.Ed., LSU.

*PRIYA VASHISHTA, Floating Point Systems Professor of Computational Methods; Professor of Physics and Astronomy; Professor of Computer Science. Ph.D., Indian Institute of Technology (India).

DOTTIE VAUGHN, Instructor in Mathematics. Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi.

*MEREDITH VELDMAN, Associate Professor of History. Ph.D., Northwestern University.

LAKSHMAN VELUPILLAI, Professor of Biological and Agricultural Engineering; Director, International Programs. Ph.D., LSU.

*CHANGARAMKUMARATH S. VENUGOPAL, Professor of Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology (Department of Veterinary Physiology, Pharmacology, and Toxicology). Ph.D., Massachusetts College of Pharmacy.

*BRADLEY C. VENUTO, Associate Professor of Agronomy. Ph.D., University of Wisconsin.

*SATISH E. VERMA, Harry Clayton Sanders, Sr., Endowed Professor; Professor of Vocational Education (School of Human Resource Education and Workforce Development). Ed.D., LSU.

*DIRK VERTIGAN, Associate Professor of Mathematics. Ph.D., Oxford University, England.

†PAUL VIDRINE, Professor,Dean Lee Research Station, LSU Agricultural Center, Alexandria (affiliated with Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology). M.S., LSU.

*RICHARD P. VLOSKY, Associate Professor of Forestry (School of Forestry, Wildlife, and Fisheries). Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.

JOACHIM C. H. VOGELER, Instructor in Classics (Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures). M.A., Freie Universtat, Berlin.

NANCY VON BROCK, Instructor in Education (University Laboratory School). M.F.A., LSU.

*GEORGE Z. VOYIADJIS, Boyd Professor; Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering. D.Sc., Columbia University.