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Title: Professor or History
Office: Social Science Department
Professional Information: Ph.D from The University of Southern Mississippi; M.Ed. from Southeastern Louisiana University; B.A. from Southeastern College of the A./G.
Job Responsibilities: Social Science Department Chair; History Professor, Director of the Artifact Collection, Faculty Advisor to the Evangel "Outdoor Adventure Club," Faculty advisor for the Pi Gamma Mu Honor Society.
Org Memberships: Phi Delta Kappa - Professional Fraternity in Education; Pi Gamma Mu - Honor Society in Social Science; Kappa Delta Pi - Honor Society in Education; The American Association for State and Local History
Courses Taught: American History World Civilization 19th and 20th Century Europe British History Russian History Methods of Teaching Social Studies The American West--The Frontier Experience Introduction to Archaeology Historiography
Publications: "Does Cultural Schemata Effect Reading Comprehension and Can Content Area Strategies Improve both? Close Encounters of the Useful Kind" Mississippi Reading Journal, Spring/Summer 1994, Volume 7, Number 1, pp. 15-21. Satisfaction With the College Experience as it Relates to Persistence of the Underprepared College Student, published by The University of Southern Mississippi, 1995. (Dissertation) "The Old Southwest: and How Students Can Learn More" Mississippi Journal for the Social Studies, October 1995, Volume VI, No. 1, pp. 8-12.
Started Work: Fall semester, 1996
Favorite Thing About Work: I love to observe the growth and development of students and to be a small part of the development process. I also enjoy riding my horses on my small ranch east of Springfield.
Originally From: Greenville, MS
Personal Information: My wife's name is Marilyn. I have two daughters and four grandsons, which range in age from ten years to three years. We live on a small ranch outside Marshfield, Missouri and raise beef cattle and Fox Trotter horses. I most enjoy eating the cows and riding the horses!
Other: I love to learn new things!
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