School of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Associate Professor of Political Science
- PhD in Government at University of Texas, Austin, Texas, 1994
- MA in International Affairs at George Washington University, Washington, D.C., 1984
- BA in Spanish and Journalism at University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 1979
Why I Teach
I engage my students by combining analysis of basic concepts with real-life case studies. While leading study abroad programs, I also use the experience of living and learning in another country to help broaden students’ cultural and educational horizons.
I enjoy helping young people explore the academic world and grow as individuals. After students complete my classes, I hope that they not only look at the world around them with greater understanding, but also question their role in it.