Leah Blakey, Ph.D.

Leah BlakeyAssociate Professor of History
Dean of Online Education
Interim Academic Dean of Adult Education 

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 Lay Hall 303
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Dr. Blakey is an Associate Professor of History at Drury University. She serves as the Dean of Online Education and the Interim Academic Dean of Adult Education. She teaches many history courses including Modern Africa and Modern Europe.

She has pursued an academic career involving international business, government work and pedagogy, culminating in a doctorate from Saint Louis University.  She received the Faculty Award for Excellence in Advising in 2014 and was named Educator of the Year in 2007.  Through her ongoing interest in education and pedagogy, she has spoken at conferences around the United States.

B.A., Drury College, 1996
M.S., Southwest Missouri State University, 1998
Ph.D., St. Louis University, 2003

Drury University faculty member since 2004
Associate Professor since 2013