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Faculty

NameTitleContact information
Julia CarboniProfessor
Director, Ruckelshaus Center


Research Interest:
Collaborative governance, networks, public/nonprofit management
The William D. Ruckelshaus Center
206-856-2646
julia.carboni@wsu.edu
Cornell ClaytonProfessor
Director, Thomas S. Foley Institute
WSU Pre-Law Advisor


Research Interest:
American politics, constitutional law, judicial politics, political theory
Johnson Tower 818 or Bryan Hall 316
509-335-2427 or 509-335-4262
cwclayton@wsu.edu
Richard ElgarAssistant Professor Career Track
Assistant Director, Thomas S. Foley Institute

Research Interest:
Latin American politics, gender, inequality, global politics
Bryan Hall 316
509-335-3477
relgar@wsu.edu
Cheryl EllenwoodAssistant Professor

Research Interest:
Equity in public organizations, minority-led organizations Indigenous-led organizations, indigenous data sovereignty

Johnson Tower 810
cheryl.ellenwood@wsu.edu
Henry EvansAssociate Professor Career Track
Associate Dean for Equity and Outreach


Research Interest:
Deliberative democracy, understanding the role of policy, political narratives in administrative decision making
Thompson Hall 309
509-335-7268
henry.evans1@wsu.edu
Mark FagianoAssistant Professor Career Track

Research Interest:
Pragmatism, ethics, socio-political philosophy: democracy, philosophy of technology
Johnson Tower 826
mark.fagiano@wsu.edu
Tricia GlazebrookProfessor

Research Interest:
Environmental philosophy: climate change & finance, women's farming in Africa, and ecofeminism, philosophy of science & technology, data ethics, policy & regulation, military ethics
Johnson Tower 718
509-335-8037
tricia.glazebrook@wsu.edu
Michael GoldsbyAssociate Director
Associate Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies


Research Interest:
Philosophy of science (general, as well as biology, ecology, climate science and epidemiology), epistemology, environmental ethics/policy.
Johnson Tower 824
509-335-0942
michael.goldsby@wsu.edu
Season HoardAssociate Professor Career Track
Project Manager, DGSS


Research Interest:
Comparative public policy, gender and politics, applied research methods
Hulbert Hall 311F
509-335-4093
hoardsa@wsu.edu
Bill KabasencheProfessor Career Track

Research Interest:
Bioethics, ethics of health care professions, ethics of biotechnologies, research ethics
Johnson Tower 814
509-335-8719
wkabasenche@wsu.edu
Claudia LeebAssociate Professor

Research Interest:
Contemporary political theory and philosophy, feminist political theory, Frankfurt school critical theory, psychoanalytic thought
VMMC 202F, WSU Vancouver
360-546-9552
claudia.leeb@wsu.edu
Jacob LewisAssistant Professor

Research Interest:
African politics, conflict processes, political psychology, comparative politics, international relations, antisemitism, conspiracy theories
Johnson Tower 808
509-335-8701
js.lewis@wsu.edu
Carolyn LongAssociate Professor

Research Interest:
American institutions, public law, American public policy
VMMC 102A, WSU Vancouver
360-546-9043
coelong@wsu.edu
Anthony C. LopezAssociate Professor

Research Interest:
Psychology of war, deterrence, leader-follower dynamics, violent extremism, hate
VMMC 202X, WSU Vancouver
360-546-9284
anthony.c.lopez@wsu.edu
Amy MazurProfessor

Research Interest:
Feminist comparative policy, French politics, comparative politics, public policy, methodology
Johnson Tower 822
509-335-1415
mazur@wsu.edu
Samantha NollAssociate Professor
Elma Ryan Bornander Honors Chair Professor

Research Interest:
Bioethics, food and agricultural ethics, social movements, social and political philosophy (focusing on Justice), ethics of biotechnology, environmental philosophy
Johnson Tower 825
509-335-5225
sam.noll@wsu.edu
Callie PhillipsAssistant Professor

Research Interest:
Linguistic and mental content theory, practical rationality, metaphysics, methodology, realism in metaphysics
Johnson Tower 823
callie.phillips@wsu.edu
Thomas PrestonProfessor

Research Interest:
International relations, security studies, foreign policy analysis, political psychology
Johnson Tower 813
509-335-5225
tpreston@wsu.edu
Travis RidoutProfessor
Director of PPPA


Research Interest:
Political communication, campaigns and elections, political advertising, campaign finance, American politics
Johnson Tower 816
509-335-2264
tnridout@wsu.edu
Michael Ritter
Assistant Professor Career Track

Research Interest:
American politics, public policy, election administration, voting and elections, American politics, comparative politics, methodology
Johnson Tower 815
509-335-5451
michael.ritter@wsu.edu
Michael SalamoneAssociate Professor
Graduate Studies Director


Research Interest:
Public perceptions of courts, institutional legitimacy, American politics, judicial politics, research methods
Johnson Tower 812
509-335-7569
michael.salamone@wsu.edu
Yvonne SherwoodAssistant Professor

Research Interest:
Indigenous feminisms, settler colonial analysis, socio-legal analysis, social Movements, critical pedagogy, feminist critical race and ethnicity
Johnson Tower 821

yvonne.sherwood@wsu.edu
Steven StehrSam Reed Distinguished Professor in Civic Education and Public Civility

Research Interest:
Science policy, environmental policy, public policy, environmental policy, public administration
Johnson Tower 819
509-335-2544
stehr@wsu.edu
Mark StephanAssociate Professor

Research Interest:
Environmental governance, climate change policies
VMMC 208V
360-546-9467
stephanm@wsu.edu
Matt StichterAssociate Professor

Research Interest:Moral psychology, ethical theory, philosophy of expertise, virtue ethics, applied ethics, philosophy of law, political philosophy, epistemology
Johnson Tower 817
509-335-7121
mstichter@wsu.edu
Paul ThiersAssociate Professor

Research Interest:
Global politics, public policy, public administration
VMMC 102S
360-546-9466
pthiers@wsu.edu

Lecturers

   
Joe W. Huseby
Global Lecturer
jwhuseby@wsu.edu
Erin TomlinMock Trial Coach & Instructorerintomlin@uidaho.edu

Emeritus Faculty

NameTitleContact information
Martha Cottam
Professor Emeritus
cottam@wsu.edu
Dan Holbrook
Associate Professor Emeritus
holbrodm@wsu.edu
Nicholas Lovrich
Regents Professor Emeritus
nlovrich@hotmail.com
Michael Myers
Professor Emeritus
myers@wsu.edu
David Nice
Professor Emeritus
dnice@wsu.edu
Harry Silverstein
Professor Emeritus
silverst@wsu.edu

Staff

NameTitleContact
Debbie HestonFiscal SpecialistJohnson Tower 701
509-335-0443
djengle@wsu.edu
Diane ScottAcademic/Graduate Coordinator

Advisor for: Philosophy major, political science, philosophy, & ethics minors.
Johnson Tower 801
509-335-2545
scottdj@wsu.edu
Brandy WiserFinance/Budget ManagerJohnson Tower 701
509-335-4626
bwiser@wsu.edu
Teresa WoolvertonAcademic Coordinator

Advisor for: Political science majors
Johnson Tower 827
509-335-1291
twool@wsu.edu
Administrative Assistantpppa@wsu.edu