Missouri State University

Missouri State University Missouri State University

901 S. National Ave., Springfield, 65897, MO, US



Missouri State University is a public, comprehensive metropolitan system with a statewide mission in public affairs, whose purpose is to develop educated persons. The University's identity is distinguished by its public affairs mission, which entails a campus-wide commitment to foster expertise and responsibility in ethical leadership, cultural competence and community engagement.

The academic experience is grounded in a general education curriculum which draws heavily from the liberal arts and sciences. This foundation provides the basis for mastery of disciplinary and professional studies. It also provides essential forums in which students develop the capacity to make well-informed, independent critical judgments about the cultures, values and institutions in society.



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Wafaa Kaf

Wafaa Kaf

Professor, Audiology, Communication Sciences and Disorders

Dr. Kaf's primary teaching and research interests are in the areas of early auditory evoked potential.

Audiology Communication Disorder Health Meniere's Disease Deafness

Elizabeth Dudash-Buskirk

Elizabeth Dudash-Buskirk

Associate Professor, Communication

Dr. Dudash-Buskirk is an associate professor of socio-political communication and rhetoric at Missouri State University.

Communications Rhetoric Social Movement Communication Rhetorical Analysis Language

Natalie Allen

Natalie Allen

Clinical Instructor, Biomedical Sciences

Natalie Allen instructs senior-level classes in the dietetics program and is the team dietitian for all Missouri State athletes.

Health Dietetics Athletics

Kevin Mickus

Kevin Mickus

Professor, Geology

Dr. Mickus' research is on gravity, magnetic and electromagnetic studies for tectonic, mineral resources and environmental applications.

Gravity and Magnetic Studies Magnetotelluric Studies Environmental Geophysics (Electrical Resistivity EM GPR Gravity) Volcanic Geophysics Tectonics

Michael Reed

Michael Reed

Professor, Physics, Astronomy and Materials Science

Dr. Reed's research focuses on asteroseismology, binary stars and extrasolar planets.

Binary Stars Compact Evolved Stars Extrasolar Planets Asteroseismology

James Philpot

James Philpot

Associate Professor, Finance and General Business & Director of the Financial Planning Program

Dr. Philpot specializes in personal finance and estate planning.

Finance Business Personal Finance Estate Planning Corporate Governance Financial Planning Financial Education

Sabrina Brinson

Sabrina Brinson

Professor, Childhood Education and Family Studies

Dr. Brinson specializes in diversity and social justice, with an emphasis in African American studies and culturally responsive practices.

Education Childhood Education Literacy Bullying Diversity Multiculturalism Social Justice African American Studies

John Schmalzbauer

John Schmalzbauer

Associate Professor and Blanche Gorman Strong Chair in Protestant Studies, Religious Studies

Dr. Schmalzbauer's research interests include evangelicalism, religion and American culture, Ozarks religion, and the campus ministry.

Religions of the Ozarks Evangelicalism Religion in Pop Culture Campus Ministry Secularization Theory Religion and American Intellectual Life Religion and Health Religion and Higher Education

Elizabeth Rozell

Elizabeth Rozell

Associate Dean and Director of MBA Program

Dr. Rozell is Associate Dean and Director of the MBA Program at the College of Business, Missouri State University.

Emotional Intelligence International Entrepreneurship Management Organizational Behavior Leadership Business Student Affairs Public Speaking Academic Advising Curriculum Design Adult Education

Elizabeth Sobel

Elizabeth Sobel

Associate Professor, Sociology and Anthropology

Dr. Sobel researches the archaeology and ethnohistory of North America, with a focus on the Pacific Northwest and Ozarks regions.

Archaeology Anthropology Native Americans Ethnohistory

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