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Making the World a Better Place One GU Grad at a Time


Current Position

Professor of Political Science, International Studies, & Women’s and Gender Studies

Chair of International Studies, Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington, USA



Ph.D. (1999)  and M.A. (1993) in Political Science; University of Colorado, Boulder. 
            Dissertation:  "Embedding Post-Communist Regimes:  Urban Governance                            and Institutional Capital in Post-Communist Poland" 
             M.A. Thesis: "Feminism, Funding and Agenda-Setting:  The Relationship                             among Goals, Funding and Agendas in Feminist, Grassroots Organizations."

B.A. (1989) in Communications, Legal Institutions, Economics, and Government, cum laude; The American University, Washington, D.C.


Teaching Repertoire

All Art is Propaganda:  The Aesthetics of Power and Resistance

Citizenship and Civic Engagement in the21st Century

Comparative European Politics

Democratization of Eastern Europe

Global Gender Regimes

Feminist Thought

The New Europe

People and Politics Worldwide