Area Studies


The Area Studies major avails itself of specialists in history, politics, economics, literature, art, sociology and anthropology, and other relevant fields.

  • Les R. Dlabay
    Professor of Economics and Business, Chair of Area Studies

    Areas of Study:  mass media/marketing research, Latin American global business, Asian business culture and trade relations, financial accounting

  • Carol Gayle
    Associate Director of the Master of Liberal Studies Program,
    Associate Professor of History, Emerita

    Areas of Study:  Russian and European history

  • Paul S. Orogun
    Associate Professor of Politics, Emeritus

    Areas of Study:  comparative politics, Africa