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Dr. Blakey is an Associate Professor of History at Drury University in addition to serving as the Faculty Coordinator with the College of Continuing and Professional Studies for the department. She teaches many history courses including Modern Africa, Modern Europe, as well as the Senior Seminar course for the evening college.
She has pursued an academic career involving international business, government work and pedagogy, culminating in a doctorate from Saint Louis University. She was named Educator of the Year in 2007. In addition, Leah continues to teach in both traditional and non-traditional formats. Through her ongoing interest in distance education and pedagogy, she has spoken at conferences around the United States.
M.S., Southwest Missouri State University, 1998
Ph.D., St. Louis University, 2003
Drury University faculty member since 2004
Associate Professor since 2012