Dr. Debra Sheffer

Professor of History

Parkville Campus, Mackay Hall, Office 20C
(816) 584-6391


Undergraduate Degree: BSE, Central Missouri State University
Graduate Degree: MA Literature, Central Missouri State University
Doctoral Degree: PhD Military History, University of Kansas
West Point Summer Seminar in Military History

Expertise/Research Interests

  • Civil War
  • PTSD
  • African-American military service
  • Buffalo Soldiers
  • Honor Cultures

Professional Associations

  • Society for Military History

Park University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Park University is a private, non-profit, institution of higher learning since 1875.