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Department of Political Science

Political Science Faculty and Staff

Professors

Sean Anderson
Sean K. Anderson
Ph.D. University of Oklahoma, Norman, 1993
Research & Academic Interests:
  • American Government
  • Comparative Politics
  • International and Domestic Terrorism
  • Political Violence
  • Politics of Religion and Culture

Wayne Gabardi
Wayne Gabardi
Ph.D. University of California, Santa Barbara, 1986
Director of Graduate Studies
Research & Academic Interests:
  • History of Western Political Theory
  • Contemporary Social and Political Theory
  • Democratic Thought
  • Postmodernism
  • Philosophy of the Social Sciences

Mark McBeth
Mark K. McBeth
D.A. Idaho State University, Pocatello, 1992
Research & Academic Interests:
  • Policy Theory & Methodology
  • Narrative Policy Analysis
  • Interest Group & Media Narratives
  • Environmental Conflict

Associate Professors

Donna Lybecker
Donna Lybecker
Chair
Ph.D. Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, 2003
Research & Academic Interests:
  • International Relations
  • Latin American Politics
  • Environmental Politics
  • U.S. and Mexico Border

Assistant Professors

Jeffrey Callen
Jeffrey Callen
Ph.D Arizona State University, Tempe, 2012
Director of the MPA Program
Research & Academic Interests
  • Public Administration
  • American Government
  • Urban and Metropolitan Studies
  • Research Methodology

Daniel Hummel
Daniel Hummel
Ph.D. Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, 2013
Research & Academic Interests:
  • Right-sizing Cities
  • Interaction of Minorities with Local Government
  • Participative Government (Budgeting)
  • Alternative Municipal Finance
  • Local Government Development in Indonesia

Kellee Kirkpatrick
Kellee J. Kirkpatrick
Ph.D. University of Kansas, Lawrence, 2012
Research & Academic Interests:
  • American Politics
  • Public Policy
  • Public Opinion & Political Behavior
  • Group Politics
  • Gender & Politics
  • Media & Political Communications
  • State Comparative Politics

Shane Gleason
Shane A. Gleason
Ph.D. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 2014
Research & Academic Interests:
  • Judicial behavior
  • Executive Attorneys
  • State-Federal Relations
  • Social network Analysis

Post-doctoral Researcher

James Stoutenborough
James Stoutenborough
Ph.D. University of Kansas, Lawrence, 2010
Research & Academic Interests
  • Public policy
  • U.S. state politics
  • Public opinion
  • Political psychology
  • Science and technology issues

Adjunct Lecturers

Emeriti

Administrative Assistant

Michelle Muñoz
Strengths and Skills:
  • Receptionist
  • Intra-University Communications
  • Records-Keeper for Department Programs
  • Office Management and Budget
  • General Facilitator for Faculty and Students

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