Ozarks studies expert Dr. Brooks Blevins explains.
He’s bucking cultural stereotypes of Ozarkers.
MSU professor works on a comprehensive history of the region.
If you’ve ever wondered if you’re an Ozarker… or even wondered “what is an Ozarker,” you might be interested in taking this course.
In 2010, “Winter’s Bone” turned attention to one slice of Ozarks life – a gritty, rural subculture infested with methamphetamines. According to Dr. Brooks Blevins, professor of Ozarks studies at Missouri State University, the Ozarks has much more to be famous for within its unique and diverse history. He will begin a free online course entitled Ozarks History: Examining an American Culture Sept. 8.