Linda Dobkins is an Associate Professor and chair of the College's Social Science Division and Economics department as well asDirector of the Core Curriculum. She has served on the faculty at Emory & Henry since 1996. Dr. Dobkins is serving as the interim Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty. She earned her B.A. from Missouri Southern State University and a M.S. from Pittsburgh State University. She then received her M.A. and Ph.D. from Virginia Tech. Dr. Dobkins is the recipient of several major teaching awards at Emory & Henry, including the McConnell Scholarship, the Exemplary Teaching Award from the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church, and the William Carrington Finch Award for Faculty Excellence.

Educational Background

  • B.A., Missouri Southern State University
  • M.S., Pittsburgh State University
  • M.A. and Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University