Welcome to Arkansas State University!

  • Dr. Clyde Milner

    Dr. Clyde Milner
     

    Dr. Guy Lancaster

    Dr. Guy Lancaster
     

    Dr. Fatme Myuhtar-May

    Dr. Fatme Myuhtar-May
     

    Elista Istre

    Elista Istre
     

    Moriah Istre

    Moriah Istre

Learn more about the Heritage Studies Ph.D. by clicking on one of the photos above.



What is Heritage?

Heritage is property that descends to an heir, something transmitted or acquired from a predecessor; a legacy, inheritance, tradition, something passed on as a result of one’s natural situation or birth.

What is the Heritage Studies Ph.D. Program??

With its interdisciplinary emphasis, the Heritage Studies Ph.D. Program (Doctor of Philosophy in Heritage Studies) uses multiple perspectives to explore the interrelationships of history, folklore, literature, geography, culture, and environment in distinctive regions of the United States and the world, especially the Mississippi River Delta. The program is approved by the Arkansas Department of Higher Education, and the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.