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Dr. Steve Harmon

Expert on Africa, the Middle East, Islam and Latin America

When terrorists strike in North or West Africa, it is not unusual for Steve Harmon to get a call. Harmon, a professor in Pittsburg State University's Department of History, Philosophy and Social Sciences, is an internationally known expert on Africa, the Middle East, Islam and Latin America. In recent weeks he has been quoted in publications from the Los Angeles Times to Nigeria as reporters try to explain the shadowy and complex developments in this rapidly changing part of the world.

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Researcher breaks old code to find surprising messages

Bill Hoyt, a PSU employee, alumnus and current graduate student has found the key to some mysterious Civil-War era coded letters. What the letters revealed surprised not only him, but also officials at the Kansas State Historical Society, who have decided to restrict access to the contents of the letters to adults only.

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Dr. Judith Shaw

Department of History

With an unrivaled 50 years of service to the university, doing things her own way certainly seems to have worked for Dr. Judith Shaw.

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