Thomas Loftus
Assistant Professor
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(434) 381-6296

Professor Tom Loftus received a Bachelor of Arts in cultural anthropology from the University of California, Berkley; a Master of Arts in economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara; and a Juris Doctor from Columbia University. He has passed the bar and been admitted to the practice of law in Massachusetts, New York and Virginia. After practicing corporate and securities law in Boston and Washington, D.C., Professor Loftus came to Sweet Briar College, where he worked on foundation and government grants, helping to raise more than $5 million for the College. He currently teaches courses in commercial law and business economics.

Leigh Ann White
Visiting Assistant Professor
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(434) 381-6177


White earned her doctorate in health economics and health policy at The Johns Hopkins University and holds a master’s degree from Georgetown University in demography. Most recently, she worked at Biogen as an associate director of global market access for drug candidates in early clinical development. The Cambridge, Massachusetts-based company is one of the world leaders in biotechnology.