Dr. Barclay Key
Former Assistant Professor
Dr. Barclay Key (Ph.D., University of Florida, 2007) joined the Department in the Fall of 2007 as its specialist in African American History and the History of the American South.
Prof. Key taught courses on African-American History [History 313 and 314], the American South [History 309], and the U.S. survey [History 106], as well as graduate seminars in American History [History 510 and 511].
Dr. Key was the recipient of a Fulbright Lecturing Award (Poland) for 2009-2010. In Summer 2012 he left WIU to accept a position at the University of Arkansas in Little Rock.
Dr. Barclay Key (center) at the Southern Historical Association Conference
- Dr. Key Leads Region's History Teachers on "Teaching American History" Summer Study Trip Through South
- Dr. Key's Student, Blake Becke, Give 2011 URD Podium Presentation
- Dr. Key's Grad Student, Leevia Barnett, Presents Conference Paper in Fall 2010
- Dr. Key Gives Conference Presentation in South Carolina in March
- Dr. Key Offers Course on Civil Rights Movement in Fall 2010
- Prof. Key Leads Area Teachers through the South in July 2009
- Dr. Key Wins Fulbright Teaching Award for 2009-2010
- Dr. Key Speaks at Fall 2009 History Course Fair
- Dr. Key's Grad Student Gives Conference Presentation
- Dr. Key's Summer Travel-Study Civil Rights Class
- Prof. Key Makes "Key" Presentation at Teachers' Workshop
- Dr. Key Speaks at Spring 2009 History Course Fair
- Dr. Key Presents Research at Southern Historical Association Conference
- Dr. Key Arranges for Special Library Exhibit on 1908 Springfield Riot