Political Science and International Relations

Faculty and Staff

Faculty

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328 Ruby Cora Webster Hall

Linda J. Butenhoff

Linda J. Butenhoff

  • Professor of Political Science
  • Ph.D. 1996, Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver

(320) 308-4903 | Ruby Cora Webster Hall 300

International studies, global studies, human rights, conflict and conflict resolution and Asian studies, international politics theory, global society and citizenship, and Asian government and politics.

 

Edward F. Greaves

Edward F. Greaves

  • Associate Professor of Political Science
  • Director Latin American Studies
  • Ph.D. 2002, University Of Florida

(320) 308-5164 | Ruby Cora Webster Hall 314

Political ideas and institutions, world politics, Latin American government and politics, non-western world issues, international security, international law, and terrorism, insurgency and world politics.

Michelle Kukoleca Hammes

Michelle Kukoleca Hammes

  • Associate Professor of Political Science
  • Ph.D. 1998, SUNY-Binghamton

(320) 308-4130 | Ruby Cora Webster Hall 303

Comparative federalism -- U.S.-Canada, U.K. politics, governments of western Europe, women in politics, and popular culture and politics.

Aref N. Hassan

Aref N. Hassan

  • Professor of Political Science
  • Department Chair
  • Ph.D. 2006 University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

(320) 308-2529 | Ruby Cora Webster Hall 311

World politics, Middle Eastern and Arab Peninsula politics, political Islam, ethnic conflict, American foreign policy, global political economy, and the intelligence community.

Jason R. Lindsey

Jason R. Lindsey

  • Professor of Political Science
  • Ph.D. 2004, Columbia University

(320) 308-2163 | Ruby Cora Webster Hall 306

Contemporary political theory, politics of Russia and Eastern Europe, western political thought, and radical politics.

Morgan Nyendu

Morgan Nyendu

  • Professor of Political Science
  • Ph.D. 2006, University of Calgary

(320) 308-2537 | Ruby Cora Webster Hall 308

Politics of the global south, government and politics in Sub-Saharan Africa, political reform, democratization and decentralization, development and underdevelopment, international organizations.

Kathleen A. Uradnik

Kathleen A. Uradnik

  • Professor of Political Science
  • Pre-law Advisor
  • Ph.D. 1998, University of California-Berkeley
  • J.D. 1989, University of Virginia

(320) 308-4132 | Ruby Cora Webster Hall 309

American Government, law, American political thought; Constitutional law, and the courts and civil rights.

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