Dean: Professor Victor H. Matthews, Ph.D.
Associate Dean: Professor Pamela R. Sailors, Ph.D.
The Bureau serves as a depository of economic data relevant to the Ozarks region. It distributes that information to interested parties to encourage economic research and to stimulate interest in special projects. The Bureau was established in 1971.
The Center is designed to study, record, and share knowledge of past cultures, as well as conduct research studies for various private and public agencies. The information gained from archaeological research is then disseminated through a variety of scholarly outlets and educational programs. The Center was established in 1975.
The Center is an interdisciplinary center where faculty and students conduct both applied and theoretical research in the social sciences and humanities. The Center conducts research sponsored by public and private organizations on a variety of issues of local, state, and national concern. The Center’s research efforts foster an understanding of what constitutes effective public policy and how it is created. The Center was established in 1986 (as the Center for Social Research.)
A graduate-level University certificate program is available in Homeland Security and Defense. Refer to the Graduate Catalog for more information.