Dr. Eric Spears
Mildred Miller Fort Foundation Eminent Scholar Chair of International Education / Executive Director of the Center for Global Engagement / Associate Professor
M.A., University of Warwick
B.A., Marshall University
Dr. Spears offers a variety of Geography courses, including the World Regional Geography class. In addition to his research on Brazil, he also focuses on East Asia, and works with the Asian Studies Development Program alumni at the East-West Institute in Hawaii. He was the recipient of a Fulbright grant for work in South Korea in 2010.
In addition to his teaching in the Department of History and Geography, Dr. Spears also serves as the Executive Director of the Center for Global Engagement at Columbus State, where he oversees the continued development of campus internationalization and CSU's award-winning study abroad programs.