Department of History & Geography

Faculty/Staff Directory


Dr. Steven Greiert

Dr. Steven Greiert

Professor of History
Popplewell Hall 114B
(816) 271-4390

Chairperson
Noël Cross

Noël Cross

Popplewell Hall 115I
(816) 271-5686

Administrative Assistant


Full-Time Faculty

Dr. Dawn Drake

Dr. Dawn Drake

Assistant Professor of Geography
Popplewell Hall 115G
(816) 271-4161

Dr. Jay Lemanski

Dr. Jay Lemanski

Assistant Professor of History
Popplewell Hall 115C
(816) 271-4333

Dr. Orion Teal

Dr. Orion Teal

Assistant Professor of History
Popplewell Hall 115H
(816) 271-4346

Dr. Daniel Trifan

Dr. Daniel Trifan

Professor of History
Popplewell Hall 115J
(816) 271-4352




Part-Time Faculty

Laurie Bryant Coe

Laurie Bryant Coe

Adjunct History Faculty
Popplewell Hall 115
(816) 271-5688

Derek Frieling

Derek Frieling

Adjunct History Faculty
Popplewell Hall 115
(816) 271-5688

Dr. Galen Johnson

Dr. Galen Johnson

Adjunct History Faculty
Popplewell Hall 115
(816) 271-5688

Bill Luce

Bill Luce

Adjunct History Faculty
Popplewell Hall 115
(816)-271-5688


Faculty Emeritus

Dr. Patrick McLear

Dr. Patrick McLear

Faculty Emeritus
Professor of History
Library (Hearnes)
Carrel 20P
(816) 271-5688