Dr. Douglas Palmer joined Walsh University in the Fall of 2005 and currently serves as the Vice President for Academic Affairs. In 2004-2005, he was a Research Fellow at the Emory University School of Law and he holds a Ph.D. from Ohio State University, an MA from the University of Oregon, and a BA from the University of North Carolina-Asheville. In 2001-2002, Dr. Palmer was a Fulbright Scholar in Utrecht, the Netherlands.
In 2011, he published "The Brewers' Lament: Porter and Politics in Late Seventeenth-Century England" in the journal The Historian. He is currently working on a project examining issues of food security in the British Empire.
He and his wife Catherine are both from Pittsburgh, PA . They have three sons.