Caleb Finegan earned his doctorate (PhD, 1999) from the University of Florida with a concentration in colonial Latin American History. Dr. Finegan has been a faculty member in the Department of History since fall 2000. He is also the director of IUP's Robert E. Cook Honors College. Dr. Finegan's current research centers on the medieval pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela,Spain. In 2007, Dr. Finegan was recognized as IUP's Distinguished Faculty Member in the area of Service.