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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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"MSU provided me with such an enriching experience. I began my journey four years before college as a participant in Trio's Upward Bound and was even placed on MSU's campus for my time in the Governor's Scholar Program. After so much time on this campus, and hearing great things about the Foreign Language programs, MSU already felt like home and the obvious choice for furthering my education. Once here I realized I was right and I met many new people and learned many valuable lessons. To MSU, I say gracias, merci, grazie and thank you for everything."

Timothy Williams
Wellington, KY

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