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LeRoy Ashby

Pop culture captivates professor

Not everyone can watch reruns of “I Love Lucy” and call it research, but LeRoy Ashby can.Until fairly recently, popular culture was considered frivolous, but the Claudius and Mary Johnson Distinguished Professor of History finds it fascinating, and he has for most of his life.“I’ve always followed entertainment with a good deal of enthusiasm,” said […]

Three faculty named 2005 Regents Professors

Three WSU faculty have earned promotions in 2005 to Regents Professor, which recognizes sustained accomplishment in teaching, scholarship and public service. They are:LeRoy Ashby, Claudius O. and Mary Johnson Distinguished Professor of History, who has contributed more than 30 years of service to WSU.Yogendra Gupta, professor of physics and director of the Institute for Shock […]