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Dr. Michael Hail

Michael W. Hail, Professor of Government, Assistant Dean, MPA Director, Director of Graduate Programs
(Ph.D. Political Science, University of Delaware)


Courses:

• GOVT 610 American Politics Seminar
• GOVT 640 Political Theory Seminar
• PA 620 Bureaucracy and Public Management
• PA 645 Seminar in Founding Fathers & American Thought
• PA 650 Federalism Theory and Constitutional Law
• PA 660 Intergovernmental Relations


Research Interests:

• The American Founding
• American Political Thought
• Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations

Contact:
110 F Combs Building
m.hail@moreheadstate.edu
Phone: 606-783-5407
Dr. William Green

Dr. William Green

William Green, Professor of Government
(Ph.D. Political Science, SUNY-Buffalo)


Courses: 

• GOVT 650 Public Law Seminar
• PA 650 Federalism and Constitutional Law
• GOVT 680 Government Seminar for Teachers


Research Interests:

• Legal Dimensions of Federalism
• Constitutional Law and Civil Liberties Issues
• Environmental Law and Policy
• Pharmaceutical Drug Policy
• Canadian Politics

Contact:
114H Combs Building
w.green@moreheadstate.edu
Phone: 606-783-2128
Dr. Brian Reeder

Dr. Brian Reeder

Brian Reeder, Professor of Biological and Environmental Sciences
(Ph.D. Environmental Biology, the Ohio State University)


Research Interests:

• Assessing primary production in wetlands
• Ecology and management of reservoirs and hatchery ponds
• Regional river investigations

Contact:
327C Lappin Hall
b.reeder@moreheadstate.edu
Phone: 606-783-2957

Dr. Stephen Lange

Stephen J. Lange, Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Government
(Ph.D. Political Science, Boston College)


Courses: 

• GOVT 640 Political Theory Seminar
• PA 642 Western Political Theory I
• PA 643 Western Political Theory II


Research Interests:

• Classical Political Philosophy of Plato and Aristotle
• Theoretical Foundations of Liberal Democracy
• Homeland Security
• The Role of Public Education in a Liberal Democratic Society

Contact:
110G Combs Building
s.lange@moreheadstate.edu
Phone: 606-783-5432

Dr. Murray Bessette

Murray Bessette, Assistant Professor of Government
(Ph.D. Political Science, Claremont Graduate University)


Courses: 

• GOVT 640 Political Theory Seminar
• PA 680 Homeland Security Policy
• PA 642 Western Political Theory I
• PA 643 Western Political Theory II


Research Interests:

• Homeland Security
• Political Philosophy

Contact:
110 O Combs Building
m.bessette@moreheadstate.edu
Phone: 606-783-5395

Jonathan Pidluzny

Jonathan Pidluzny, Assistant Professor of Government
(Ph.D., Boston College)


Courses: 

• GOVT 610 American Politics Seminar
• PA 641 Ethics in Public Administration
• GOVT 620 International Relations Seminar
• PS 600 Political Science Seminar

Contact:
217 Combs Building
j.pidluzny@moreheadstate.edu
Phone: 606-783-9437

Dr. Lisa Cave

Lisa Cave, Visiting Assistant Professor of Government
(Ph.D. Economics, University of Kentucky)


Courses:

• PA 605 Epistemology and Research Methodology
• RAPP 637 Environmental Policy and Management


Research Interests:

• Environmental Economics

Contact:
l.cave@moreheadstate.edu
Dr. Dexter Alexander

Dr. Dexter Alexander

Dexter Alexander, Lecturer
(Ph.D. Studies in Higher Education, University of Kentucky)

Courses:

• PA 610 Public and Administrative Law
• RAPP 610 Ideology and Policy Development in Appalachia

Research Interests:
• History of Higher Education & Higher Education Policy

Contact:
d.alexander@moreheadstate.edu
Andy Barr

Andy Barr

Andy Barr, Lecturer
(University of Kentucky College of Law;B.A.Government and Philosophy, University of Virginia)

Courses:

• PA 610 Public and Administrative Law
• PA 650 Federalism Theory and Constitutional Law

Garland “Andy” Barr, 37, is an attorney with the law firm of Kinkead & Stilz, PLLC. His practice areas include business expansions and relocations, government incentive procurement, tax-exempt debt financing, commercial and civil litigation, constitutional law, administrative law, real estate, energy, employment law, business formations and transactions, government entity defense and government relations.

Dr. Edward Reeves

Dr. Edward Reeves

Edward B. Reeves, Professor of Sociology, Emeritus
(Ph.D. Sociology, University of Kentucky)

Courses:

• SOC 635 Organizations in Contemporary Society
Research Interests:
• SOC 620 Sociology of Education
• Ecology and Regional Analysis

Contact:
e.reeves@moreheadstate.edu
606-783-2546