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Fort Hays State University
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Rarick Hall 349
Phone: 785-628-5840
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Kirk Johnson, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor

Kirk Johnson, raised in the mountains of western India from a young age, attended FHSU and graduated with a Bachelors Degree of Arts in Sociology in 1990. He moved on to Ohio University where he pursued two masters degrees, one in sociology and the other in international affairs. Kirk then moved to Montreal, Canada, where he attended McGill University and completed his doctorate in sociology in 1998. Soon thereafter, he moved with his wife Sarah to the islands of the Western Pacific where he is serving as an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Guam.

Dr. Johnson's research interests focus on the questions of social change and development. He has published a book on the topic as well as numerous articles in professional journals.

Kirk received the prestigious Young Alumni Award for outstanding achievement from FHSU in 2000. He currently teaches two course for Fort Hays through the Virtual College.

He enjoys windsurfing, ocean kayaking, scuba diving, hiking, traveling and visiting childhood friends scattered throughout the world.


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