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Department of Informatics
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Hammond Hall
Phone: 785-628-5373
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Faculty & Staff

Melissa Hunsicker-Walburn


   Title: Department Chair / Assistant Professor / Attorney
   Department: Informatics
   Emphasis: Policy

   Phone: 785.628.5865
   Address: Center for Media Studies, Room 124
   Fort Hays State University
   600 Park Street
   Hays, KS 67601


Melissa Hunsicker Walburn is an Assistant Professor at Fort Hays State University. Prior to joining the faculty at FHSU, Dr. Walburn worked both as litigation counsel and analytical staff at Kansas Corporation Commission on utility and telecommunications regulatory issues and policy development. Dr. Walburn served the state of Kansas for two years as the Director of the Kansas 529 college savings program during Kansas State Treasurer Lynn Jenkin's administration.

A graduate of Washburn Law School, Dr. Walburn is active in the Kansas Women Attorney's Association as a district representative, and is a member of the Kansas bar. Dr. Walburn is an undergraduate alum of FHSU's Political Science program.

Courses taught: 


INT  300     Foundations of Information Networking

INT  658    Law of Cyberspace 


Virtual College

INT  300 VA    Foundations of Information Networking

INT  610 VA    Public Policy, Law, and Ethics in INT

INT  658 VA    Law of Cyberspace 



INT  610    Public Policy, Law, and Ethics in INT


Virtual College

INT  490 VA    Capstone Seminar in Information Networking

INT  610 VA     Public Policy, Law, and Ethics in INT

INT  658 VA    Law of Cyberspace  

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