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School of Politics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs Meet our Faculty!

Richard Elgar

Clinical Assistant Professor

Office: Bryan Hall 316
Phone: (509) 335-3477

Richard Elgar has lived and worked as an administrator, teacher, writer/journalist, program director and advocate within organizations on three different continents. He currently serves as Assistant Director of the Foley Institute, where he has worked since 2006, and as Executive Director of the Pacific Northwest Political Science Association.

Ph.D. Washington State University, 2019, Political Science
M.A. Washington State University, 2010, Political Science
Post Graduate Certificate in Education, University of Cambridge,1998, English
BA (Hons) University of Ulster, 1988, English

Research Interests:
Latin American politics, gender, inequality, global politics.

POL S 435      Politics of Developing Nations
POL S 497      Political Science Internship
POL S 498      Public Policy Internship
POL S 597      Graduate Internship