Public and International Affairs

Faculty and Staff



Raymond Burt

Interim Chair

Professor of German

Teaching areas: German language and literature

Campus advisor of Boren Scholarship

Phi Kappa Phi - Chapter President

Jennifer Biddle

Jennifer Biddle

Assistant Professor of Public Administration

Teaching Areas: Environmental Policy and Politics, Public Administration and Coordinator of Undergraduate Internships

Faculty Advisor- Coastal & Ocean Policy

Dr. Brennan

John Brennan

Associate Professor
Teaching Areas: Public Administration, Research Methods

Faculty Advisor- Public Adminstration Minor

Dr. Jeff Brudney

Jeffrey Brudney

Betty and Dan Cameron Family Distinguished Professor of Innovation in the Nonprofit Sector
Teaching Areas: Public Administration and Nonprofit Administration

Faculty Advisor- Nonprofit Minor

Jennifer Horan

Jennifer Horan

Associate Professor & Associate Director of the Honors College

Teaching Areas: Comparative Politics, International Relations, Latin American Studies

Dr. Imperial

Mark Imperial

Associate Professor, MPA Director
Teaching Areas: Environmental Policy, Human Resource Development and Administrative Theory

Dr. King

Aaron King

Assistant Professor

Teaching Areas: American Political Institutions (Congress, Political Parties, Presidency) and Research Methods

Pi Sigma Alpha Advisor

Kirsten Kinzer

Kirsten Kinzer

Assistant Professor

Teaching Areas:Urban Planning Practice, Theory and Law, Quantitative Research Methods and Research Design GIS

Dr. Kleinberg

Remonda Kleinberg

Professor and Advisor to the Minor in International Affairs

Program Director: M.A./ Graduate Certificate in Conflict Management and Resolution

Teaching Areas: Comparative Politics/Developing World, International Relations, and International Law

Faculty Advisor- International Affairs Minor

Dr. Julie Lane

Julie Lane


Teaching areas: Political Theory, American Government, Public Law

Faculty Advisor- Pre-Law Minor

Dr. Meinhold

Stephen Meinhold

Teaching Areas: American Government and Public Law/Judicial Politics

Christopher Prentice

Christopher Prentice

Assistant Professor

Teaching Areas: Public Administration and Nonprofit Management

Pi Alpha Alpha Advisor

Dr. Ben Taylor

Ben Taylor

Teaching Areas: American Political Behavior, Political Communication, State and Local Politics

Faculty Advisor: Campaign Management Minor

Jessica Weinkle

Jessica Weinkle

Assistant Professor
Program Coordinator for Master of Coastal and Ocean Policy

Teaching Areas: Policy Analysis, Science and Technology Policy

Part-Time Faculty

Karen Christian

Part-Time Faculty

Teaching Areas: International Relations

Annie Garriga

Part-time Faculty

Teaching Areas: Public Human Resources Management

David Gray

Part-time Faculty

Teaching Areas: International Relations

Mary C. Griffin

Part-time Faculty

Teaching Area: Public Administration

Howard Kleinberg

Part-time Faculty

Teaching Areas: International Relations

Autumn McGimsey

Part-time Faculty

Teaching Areas: International Relations, Comparative Politics

Maria Warren

Part-time Faculty

Teaching Areas: Constitutional Law, Legal Philosophy, Constitutional Rights, Legal Research & Writing



Earl Sheridan

Professor, Phased Retirement
Teaching Areas: Political Theory, Comparative Government, and African-American Politics

Milan Dluhy Professor, Emeritus, Retired
W. Lee Johnston Professor, Emeritus, Retired
Roger C. Lowery

Professor, Emeritus, Retired

Syed Shazad Ahmad Associate Professor, Emeritus, Retired
James C. Dixon Former Political Science Department Chair and Professor, Emeritus
Lloyd P. Jones Associate Professor Emeritus and Former Director of the Survey Research Lab, Retired

Donna Treolo

Donna Treolo

Administrative Associate to the Department of Public & International Affairs

Tonya Taylor

Tonya Taylor

Administrative Associate to the Department of Public & International Affairs