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International Studies Faculty

Students in this multi-disciplinary program take classes taught by the following faculty members.

 

 

History & Politics

Dr. Richard Follett

Richard R. Follett
Professor of History
On faculty since 2001

 

706.419.1627
richard.follett@covenant.edu

 


 

Dr. Jay Green

Jay D. Green
Professor of History
On faculty since 1998

 

706.419.1654
jay.green@covenant.edu

 


 

Dr. Alicia Jackson

Alicia Jackson
Associate Professor of History
On faculty since 2004

 

706.419.1614
alicia.jackson@covenant.edu

 


 

Dr. Paul Morton

Paul J. Morton
Professor of History
Department Chair
Dean of Academic Programs
On faculty since 1994

 

706.419.1626
paul.morton@covenant.edu

 


 

Dr. Cale Horne

Cale Horne
Associate Professor of Political Science
On faculty since 2011

 

706.419.1624
706.820.2165 (fax)
cale.horne@covenant.edu

 

 

Economics & Community Development

Dr. Steve Corbett

Steve Corbett
Assistant Professor of Community Development
On faculty since 2007

 

706.419.1806
steve.corbett@covenant.edu

 


 

Dr. Brian Fikkert

Brian T. Fikkert
Professor of Economics & Community Development
Executive Director of The Chalmers Center
On faculty since 1997

 

706.419.1810
brian.fikkert@covenant.edu

 


 

Dr. Russell Mask

Russell P. Mask
Associate Professor of Community Development
On faculty since 2002

 

706.419.1804
russell.mask@covenant.edu

 


 

Dr. Lance Wescher

Lance Wescher
Associate Professor of Economics
Department Chair
On faculty since 2006

 

706.419.1803
lance.wescher@covenant.edu

 

 

Foreign Language

Dr. Tom Neiles

Tom A. Neiles
Professor of Modern Languages
Foreign Language Department Chair
On faculty since 2000

 

706.419.1417
tom.neiles@covenant.edu

 


 

Dr. Sandy Shaw

Sanford (Sandy) Shaw
Professor of Modern Languages
On faculty 1976-1985; since 2007

 

706.419.1416
sanford.shaw@covenant.edu

 

 

Administrative Faculty

Dr. Ginner Hudson

Ginner W. Hudson
Dean of Organizational Management & Instructional Technology
On faculty since 2006

 

706.419.1054
Ginner.Hudson@covenant.edu

Connor McGimsey '20

“As someone who wants to go into foreign services, Covenant has not only given me a considerable amount of connections through professors and the college’s resources, but has also taught me how to apply a Christian worldview to my fields of study which are, more often than not, part of a secular lifestyle.”
  - international studies major Connor McGimsey '20

Liam Ohrvall

International Studies major Liam Ohrvall ‘21 has been awarded the prestigious Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) from the U.S. Department of State. The CLS Program is designed to expand the number of Americans with language skills critical for national security and economic prosperity.