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Dr. Adam Criblez

Associate Professor, Center for Regional History Director
Office: CR  311K


Dr. Adam Criblez is the Director of the Center for Regional History as well as an Assistant Professor of History. He teaches courses on Public History, Civil War and Reconstruction, Women’s History, Sport History, and Missouri History. His first book, Parading Patriotism: Independence Day Celebrations in the Urban Midwest, 1826-1876 (Northern Illinois University Press, 2013) explores contested nineteenth-century Fourth of July commemorations, while his second, Tall Tales and Short Shorts: Dr. J., Pistol Pete, and the Birth of the Modern NBA takes readers on a trip through 1970s-era professional basketball.


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Carnahan Hall 311
Department of History
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Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701