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About the Author

Dr. Royal Berglee is currently an Associate Professor of Geography and International Studies in the Department of International and Interdisciplinary Studies at Morehead State University in Morehead, Kentucky. He is originally from Montana and received his undergraduate and masters degrees from the University of North Dakota. He received his doctorate in Economic Geography from Indiana State University with research interests in heritage tourism and development patterns. In addition to regularly teaching World Geography, Dr. Berglee teaches courses on the Caribbean and the Middle East. He has taught study-abroad courses in other countries and encourages students to take advantage of study-abroad opportunities.