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Craig Darch is the Humana-Sherman-Germany Distinguished Professor of Special Education at Auburn. He earned his bachelor's and master's degrees at the University of Wisconsin and his doctorate at the University of Oregon. In 1982, Darch came to Auburn's Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation and Counseling where he has served as a professor for the last 32 years. Darch recently published his first biography,"From Brooklyn to the Olympics: The Hall of Fame Career of Auburn University Track Coach Mel Rosen." He has co-authored three college-level textbooks on learning and intellectual disabilities and has published more than 60 research articles for professional journals in the fields of special education and psychology. He also has contributed chapters to three edited books and has written articles on special education for three encyclopedias. Darch lives in Auburn with his wife Gabriele and has a son Eric, who is currently seeking his doctoral degree at Auburn. At 3 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 24, Darch, accompanied by Mel Rosen, will be speaking as part of the All-Star Lecture Series in the Goodwin Room at the Auburn Alumni Center. For more, see Take 5.