The Ivan Doig Center for the Study of the Lands and Peoples of the North American West
The mission of the Ivan Doig Center is to foster the integrated study of the North American West. With its emphasis on developing
connections throughout the humanities, arts, social sciences, and natural sciences,
the Center helps position MSU as an important site for creative scholarship across
interdisciplinary fields that are dedicated to advancing knowledge about the lands
and peoples of the North American West.
Field trip during 2017 symposium on Doig Country: Imagining Montana and the West (photo courtesy Tyler Ready)
Founders of the Ivan Doig Center: Dr. Robert Rydell, Director Dr. Mary Murphy, alongside former Director Dr. Susan Kollin