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Department of Political Science

Faculty and Staff Directory


 

Meet Our Faculty!

Our award winning faculty members maintain active research programs, demonstrate teaching excellence, and contribute substantially to university, professional, and community service. Faculty members compete for and have been awarded funding from various sources to support their independent research programs. They regularly publish their research findings in quality professional journals.

Contact Information and Profiles

Michael Berry, Ph.D. - Associate Professor

Office Location: Academic Building 3112
Office Hours: Spring 2017: M/W 3:30-4:30p
Phone: 303-315-1749
Email

Specialties: American political institutions; Research methodology;
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Sasha Breger Bush, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor

Office Location: AB1 3207
Office Hours: Spring 2018: Wednesdays 10am-1pm, and by appointment
Phone: 303-315-1771
Email

Specialties: agriculture and food; drugs; finance; international political economy;
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Karen Breslin, J.D. - Instructor

Office Location: AB1-3222
Office Hours: Spring 2018: TBD
Phone: 303-315-1748
Email

Specialties: animal rights; environmental policy politics; judiciary/U.S. Constitution;
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Michael S. Cummings, Ph.D. - Professor Emeritus and CU President's Teaching Scholar

Office Location: n/a
Office Hours: n/a
Phone: 303-315-1770
Email

Specialties: American Political Thought; European &Political Psychology; Youth Politics;
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Jana Everett, Ph.D. - Professor

Office Location: n/a
Office Hours: n/a
Phone: Please email.
Email

Specialties: Gender and International Development; Politics in India; Women in India;
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Corwin Gruebele, B.A. - Program Assistant

Office Location: AB1 Building, Room 3212
Office Hours: 8 am. - 5 pm.
Phone: 303-315-1770
Email

Specialties:
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Bassem Hassan, Ph.D. - Senior Instructor

Office Location: AB 3225
Office Hours: Spring 2017: MW 1:00-2:00pm, T 11:00am-1:00pm
Phone: 303-315-1759
Email

Specialties: International Relations; Middle East Politics;
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Betcy Jose, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor

Office Location: 1201 Larimer Street, #3219
Office Hours: Spring 2017: Wednesdays 2-4pm
Phone: 303-315-1760
Email

Specialties: armed conflict; global norms; international humanitarian law;
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Elly Steinmetz Lewis, B.A. - Communications Specialist

Office Location: AB1 3205
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8-4pm Work from home on Fridays
Phone: 303-315-1766
Email

Specialties: Adobe Creative Suite; Communications and Public Relations; Content Creation &;
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Lucy McGuffey, Ph.D. - Associate Professor CT

Office Location: AB1 # 3217
Office Hours: Spring 2018: TBD
Phone: 303-315-1761
Email

Specialties: international justice; international politics; political theory; social movements;
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Glenn T. Morris, J.D. - Associate Professor and President's Teaching Scholar

Office Location: Student Commons Building 3227
Office Hours: Fall 2015: On sabbatical
Phone: 303-315-1762
Email

Specialties: Ethnic Conflict; Human Rights; Indigenous Peoples Issues;
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Tony Robinson, Ph.D. - Associate Professor and Chair

Office Location: AB1-3228
Office Hours: Spring 2017: Tu 10-11; Wed 10-11:30, or by appointment.
Phone: 303-315-1763
Email

Specialties: American elections; community organizing and development; urban political-economy;
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Chad Shomura, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor

Office Location: AB1-3221
Office Hours: Spring 2018: Tuesdays&Thursdays, 2p-3p
Phone: 303-315-1757
My Website: chadshomura.com ->
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Specialties: American Studies; Political Theory; Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies;
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Thorsten Spehn, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor C/T and Director, Graduate Program in Political Science

Office Location: Academic Building 1 Rm. 3223
Office Hours: Spring 2017: W 4:00-5:15pm. Please email to confirm your appointment.
Phone: (303)315-1764
Email

Specialties: Foreign Policy Analysis; International and Comparative Politics; State Socialization and Compliance;
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Christoph Stefes, Ph.D. - Associate Professor

Office Location: AB1 3230
Office Hours: Spring 2018: TBD
Phone: 303-315-1765
Email

Specialties: Authoritarian Regimes; Corruption; Democratization;
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Steve Thomas, Ph.D. - Associate Professor

Office Location: AB1 3215
Office Hours: Spring 2017: 12:30-2:00pm
Phone: (303) 315-1767
Email

Specialties: Chinese development; Chinese politics; Human Rights; Sustainability and Development;
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James Walsh, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor C/T

Office Location: Student Commons 3224
Office Hours: Spring 2018: TBD
Phone: 303 315-1768
Email

Specialties: Immigration; Labor; Social Movements History/Politics;
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Martin Widzer, Ph.D. - Lecturer

Office Location: AB1-3222
Office Hours: By Appointment
Phone: 3033151748
Email

Specialties: International Security Policy;
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