Dr. David Dzurec, Ph.D. joined the athletics department in the fall of 2017 as the NCAA Faculty Athletics Representative. He is no stranger to the athletics department, having served as faculty mentor for the men's and women's cross country teams since 2011.
Dr. Dzurec received his Ph.D from The Ohio State University in 2008. He earned his MA in History at the University of Connecticut and received his BA in History from Fairfield University.
Dr. Dzurec’s research and teaching interests focus on the early United States and American Foreign Relations. He has published articles in The Historian, War in History, The Journal of New York History, Catholic Historical Review, and The Journal of the Early Republic. In the spring of 2015, he served as a Fulbright Core Scholar teaching American History and Politics at Trnava University in Slovakia (you can find a link to his cv here).