Print Logo
  • Much more than a classroom

    Dept. of History, Philosophy, International Studies and Legal Studies

  • Much more than the past.

    Dept. of History, Philosophy, International Studies and Legal Studies

  • HPIL Banner NEW

    Dept. of History, Philosophy, International Studies and Legal Studies

  • Much more analysis.

    Dept. of History, Philosophy, International Studies and Legal Studies

  • HPIL - Experience
    Dept. of History, Philosophy, International Studies and Legal Studies

Dept. of History, Philosophy, International Studies & Legal Studies
Dr. James Masterson, Interim Department Chair
Diane Lawson,
Academic Departmental Specialist
354 Rader Hall
Morehead, KY 40351
Phone: 606-783-2655
Fax: 606-783-5096
E-mail: hpil@moreheadstate.edu

Follow us on facebook
MSU Home :: Academics :: History, Philosophy, International Studies, and Legal Studies :: Faculty and Staff - old
  • Faculty Profiles

  • Cave, Lisa
    Visiting Assistant Professor of Government
    Collinsworth, Kelly

    Dr. Collinsworth is an Assistant Professor of Legal Studies with research interests in access to justice issues, civic education, service learning, and Harry Potter.

    Conroy, Christina

    Dr. Conroy is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy with research interests in Metaphysics, especially as applied to the Everett interpretation of quantum mechanics & Epistemology.

    Davison, Scott

    Dr. Davison is a Professor of Philosophy with research interests in Metaphysics, Ethics, & Philosophy of Religion.

    Dr. Gary O'Dell

    Dr. Gary O'Dell teaches Geography classes for the Department of International and Interdisciplinary Studies. He can be reached at 606-783-2729.

     

    Dr. James Masterson

    Dr. James Masterson teaches Government classes and is also the Director of International Education.  He can be reached at 606-783-2658 or 606-783-2096.

     

    Dr. Jason Holcomb

    Dr. Jason Holcomb teaches Geography classes for the Department of International and Interdisciplinary Studies. He can be reached at 606-783-2825.

     

    Dr. Ric Caric

    Ric is a professor in the Department of International and Interdisciplinary Studies. He teaches in the Honors, Women's Studies and First Year Seminar Programs. Ric is also the director of the National Student Exchange Program.  He can be reached at 783-2144.  

     

    Dr. Royal Berglee

    Dr. Royal Berglee teaches Geography and International Studies classes for the Department of International and Interdisciplinary Studies.  He can be reached at 606-783-2454.

     

    Dr. Verdie Craig

    Dr. Verdie Craig teaches Geography classes for the Department of International and Interdisciplinary Studies. She can be reached at 606-783-5224.

     

    DuRocher, Kris

    Dr. DuRocher is an Associate Professor of History specializing in the South, Popular Culture, and Women's History.

    Ernst, John

    Dr. Ernst is a Professor of History, specializing in Vietnam, Foreign Policy, Modern America and American Military History.

    Fitzpatrick, Benjamin

    Dr. Fitzpatrick is an Instructor of History specializing in Old South, Early American, Early Southern, African American, and Kentucky History.

    Green, William

    Professor of Government

    Hail, Michael

    Professor of Government

    Hennen, John

    Dr. Hennen is a Professor of History specializing in Appalachian, Modern America, Latin America, and Labor History (Unions/Corporate).

    Kiffmeyer, Thomas

    Dr. Kiffmeyer is an Associate Professor of History specializing in Modern America and Appalachian History.

    Luttrull, III, Walter

    Visiting Assistant Professor of Government

    Mandzy, Adrian

    Dr. Mandzy is an Associate Professor of History specializing in European, Middle East, Military, and Public History (Archives/Library/Museum).

    McBrayer, Gregory

    Assistant Professor of Government

    Murphy, Dianna

    Dr. Murphy serves as Interim Department Chair and is a Professor of Legal Studies with research interests in Title IX Gender Equity in Education and Property Law in Marriage and Death.

    O'Brien, Wendell

    Dr. O'Brien is a Professor of Philosophy with research interests in normative ethics, the history of ethics, and everyday ethics.

    Pidluzny, Jonathan

    Assistant Professor of Government

    Ryan, Pamela

    Dr. Ryan is an Instructor of Philosophy with research interests in Social Justice, Political Philosophy, Kant, History of Philosophy, & Enlightenment.

    Scott, Alana Cain

    Dr. Scott is an Associate Professor of History specializing in European, British, Ancient, and Medieval (Reformation) History.

    Weir, Jack

    Dr. Weir is a Professor of Philosophy with research interests in Ethics, Environmental Ethics, Animal Ethics, and Philosophy of Religion.

  • Staff Profiles

  • Lawson, Diane

    Administrative Assistant to the Associate Dean

John Lee
 "My philosophy background really helps me in evaluating various theological perspectives here at seminary. Also, and most importantly I think, it has helped me to better understand and relate to the moral and intellectual worldviews of the people I meet and try to share my faith with. I really do believe that I'm a better person, a better Christian, and a better minister because of my studies in philosophy."

--John Lee, graduate student, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY 

© Copyright 2015 Morehead State University - 150 University Blvd. Morehead, KY 40351 • 1-800-585-6781
MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity, educational institution.