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Dr. Dianna Murphy, Interim Department Chair
Heather McGuire,
Academic Departmental Specialist
354 Rader Hall
Morehead, KY 40351
Phone: 606-783-2655
Fax: 606-783-5096
E-mail: hpil@moreheadstate.edu

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  • Faculty Profiles

  • 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.

    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.

    Mandzy, Adrian

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

    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.

    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

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"...I have always said that MSU's Department of History, Philosophy, International and Legal Studies is a hidden treasure not just in the state, but also in the country. The education I received through the history program is unmatched. I will always be grateful for the doors of opportunity opened through my education under professors who are on the forefront of historical scholarship."

--Ashley Sorrell

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