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Curriculum Committee


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The function of the Curriculum Committee is to provide KCVS with guidance about curriculum design, instruction, and community engagement, while advancing the objectives of the program. The board is comprised of both faculty and staff members. They represent a wide variety of disciplinary perspectives. Importantly, each member has expressed a commitment to educating the public about veterans’ unique identities, cultures, and perspectives.

Stephanie Adams
Chair, Department of Social Work

Peter Berres
Instructor, Veterans Studies

Theresa Botts
Associate Professor, Psychology

Richard Osbaldiston
Chair, Department of Psychology

Dana Bush
Chair, Applied Human Sciences

Lawrence Crouch
Associate Professor, Educational Leadership & Counselor Education

Lisa Day
Director, Appalachian Studies and Women & Gender Studies

Chad Foster
Assistant Professor, Safety Security, and Emergency Management – Homeland Security

Michelle Gerken
Associate Professor, Recreation and Park Administration

Lindsay Greenwell
Assistant Online Coordinator, Office of e-Campus Learning

Neil Kasiak
Oral Historian/Archivist, EKU Libraries

Barbara Kent
Director, Office of Military and Veterans Affairs

Jim Larkin
Associate Professor, Exercise and Sports Science

Radhika Makecha
Associate Professor, Psychology

Travis Martin
Director, Kentucky Center for Veterans Studies

Melinda Moore
Assistant Professor, Psychology

Bill Mullen
Senior Lecturer, English

Paul Paolucci
Chair, Anthropology & Sociology

Elizabeth Barrs
Instructor, Veterans Studies

Angela Spiers
Director, Clinical Mental Health Program

Brad Wood
Professor, History


KCVS Events

KCVS 2021 Events

Spring 2021 Invited Speaker Series


Kalan Ingam (USMC) ad Samuel Aponte (KY-NG) explain how Veterans Studies contributes...

Intro to Veterans Studies uses a multi-disciplinary framework to better understand veterans...

Emily Woodburn grew up as an Army "military brat" and earned a Minor in Veterans Studies...

Robert Dillon Fields met a veteran while stocking shelves at a local grocery store...

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