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October 2013

Meet Jane Rainey

Dr. Jane Rainey has had a varied career at EKU.  Since coming to EKU as a newly-minted Sovietologist, she has seen the Soviet Union collapse, interest in Russia rise and fall, and found new areas of interest for teaching and research as the world changes.  This week, we sat down with Dr. Rainey to learn more about her.


RICHMOND, Ky. – A team from Eastern Kentucky University finished fifth in the Arch Invitational Mock Trial Tournament in St. Louis, Mo., Oct. 19-20.

Meet Steve Barracca

Professor Steve Barracca got interested in politics by watching world events, and he was infuriated by what he saw.  Years later, he began to research, learn, and teach as a way to make the world a better place.  This week, we sat down with Professor Barracca to learn more about him.

Meet Linda Gosnell

The newest addition to the EKU Department of Government, Dr. Linda Gosnell, brings a wealth of experience to the Paralegal Studies program, and also the perspective of someone who, since the program’s start, has been training and supervising EKU paralegals.  This week we sat down with Dr. Gosnell to learn more about her.

Meet Meena Mohanty

Despite being one of the newest faculty in the department, Dr. Meena Mohanty has been at EKU longer than most of the Department of Government.  The daughter of an EKU Sociology professor, graduate of Model, and native of Richmond, her roots in the community and on campus go back a long way.  This week we sat down with Dr. Mohanty to learn more about her.

MPA Faculty Attend SECOPA 2013

Three members of the EKU MPA faculty, Drs.

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