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Dr. Verdie Craig, Associate Professor of Geography
Program/Dept: International and Interdisciplinary Studies
Degrees, Licensures and Certifications: Ph.D.
Contact Info:
150 University Blvd.
Rader 343, MSU
Morehead, KY 40351
Phone: 606-783-5224
Office Hours:
12:40 p.m.-3:00 p.m.- Monday and Thursday


Dr. Verdie Craig is an Associate Professor of Geography at MSU.  A Kentucky native, she holds a B.A. in Education from the University of Kentucky, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Geography from Rutgers University in New Jersey.  Her areas of expertise include rural and community development, social and environmental impacts of development policy, and participatory research for local empowerment.  She has examined development and underdevelopment in both the United States (with a focus on tobacco agricultural transitions) and in Latin America (studying Latin American insurgent movements, especially in Mexico).  She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in both physical and human geography.
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"Morehead State allowed me to further my education and acquire the skills necessary for success. My professors were kind, supportive and understanding. The University staff and students were extremely friendly and if I needed help with anything, there was always someone available to assist me. I truly believe that attending MSU was one of the best decisions I have made."

Faith Brown
Cincinnati, OH

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