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Dr. Philip Krummrich, Professor of Comparative Literature, Chair of International and Interdisciplinary Studies, and Director of the Academic Honors Program
Program/Dept: International and Interdisciplinary Studies
Degrees, Licensures and Certifications: Ph.D.
BioDr. Krummrich teaches a range of classes in Spanish and the Honors Program, although his primary responsibilities are administrative. He received his Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the University of Illinois, and taught Spanish and Comparative Literature in Missouri, Georgia, and North Carolina before coming to Morehead State University in 2002. His professional work reflects his wide range of interests, but he has concentrated in recent years on translation and travel writing. He has published three books of translations, creative work, and scholarly articles on many topics.
Dr. Krummrich worked with a committee of faculty members from all the colleges of the University to redesign the Academic Honors Program; the new program is just completing its first semester. He is also responsible for study abroad; he has recently taught in programs in Spain and Austria, and works with MSU students to help them fulfill their dreams of studying overseas. His responsibilities include working with international students, and promoting the internationalization of the campus; he is currently working with a team of faculty and staff to develop collaborative programs and recruiting opportunities in China.