Douglas Palmer

Douglas Palmer, PhD

President (Elect)
Culver-Stockton College

Douglas Palmer, PhD, is preparing to begin his tenure as the 27th president of Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Missouri on July 1. Prior to his selection as president, Palmer served as the provost and vice president for academic affairs of Walsh University in Ohio from 2015 until this month and he also served at Walsh as the executive director of global learning and chair of the Humanities Division. Prior to coming to Walsh, he worked as a research fellow at the Center for Law and Religion at the Emory University School of Law. Palmer has served in various capacities in NAFSA as a member of the International Education Leadership Knowledge Community and chair of the Teaching, Learning and Scholarship Knowledge Community. He is a professor of history, holding a PhD from the Ohio State University, was a Fulbright Scholar in the Netherlands in 2001-2002, and is a U.S. Army veteran.