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Faculty and Staff


The Political Science department has exceptionally strong teaching faculty who offer many engaging courses. Faculty members teach courses in American Politics, Comparative Politics, International, Policy, Law, Terrorism, Political Philosophy and much more. The department runs its own study abroad programs and offers students the ability to gain political science credits while completing an internship. Feel free to contact any faculty member to lean more about our programs and political science at UW Oshkosh!

Dr. James Krueger, Ph.D., University of Iowa
Faculty and Staff–James KruegerAssociate Professor and Chair

Dr. Krueger’s research interests are in Political Psychology, Minority Politics, & East Asian Politics.  James teaches Political Science 105, 108, 114, 245, 304, 311, 329, 335, 346, and 350; see course catalog for titles and descriptions


Contact Email:
kruegerj@uwosh.edu
Phone: (920) 424-0924
Office: Sage Hall 4621
Vita: Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Michael Jasinski, Ph.D., University of Georgia
Faculty and Staff–Michael JasinksiAssociate Professor

Dr. Jasinski’s research interests are in International Politics, Terrorism, and Methodology. Michael teaches Political Science 112, 115, 322, 328, 329, 336, 352, and 376; see course catalog for titles and descriptions


Contact Email:
jasinskm@uwosh.edu
Phone: (920) 424-3456
Office: Sage Hall 4624
Vita: Jasinski Curriculum Vita

Dr. Jason Kalmbach, Ph.D., Michigan State University

Faculty and Staff–Jason Kalmbach

Assistant Professor
On leave for the 2019-2020 Academic Year

Dr. Kalmbach’s research interests are in American Government , Policy Analysis and American Public and Environmental Policy. Jason teaches Political Science 105, 113, 245, 315, 316, 321, 354 and 357; see course catalog for titles and descriptions

Dr. Druscilla Scribner, Ph.D., University of California San Diego
Faculty and Staff–Druscilla ScriberProfessor

Dr. Scribner’s research interests are in Comparative Politics, Comparative Law and Courts and Women and Politics. Her current work focuses on gender equality provisions in national constitutions, regional norm development, and litigation strategies. Druscilla teaches Political Science 101, 111, 303, 323, 342, 351, 379, 383, 386 and 401; see course catalog for titles and descriptions


Contact Email:
scribned@uwosh.edu
Office: Sage Hall 4628
Phone: (920) 424-3456
Vita: Scribner Curriculum Vita

Dr. David Siemers, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin Madison
Professor

Dr. Siemers’ primary research interest is American Political Thought, with emphases in the presidency, separation of powers, and constitutionalism.  He is the author of four books, the most recent being The Myth of Coequality:  Restoring the Constitution’s Separation of Functions (University of Missouri Press).

 David teaches Political Science 105, 108, 112, 324, 349, 351, 355, 365, 377, 378, and 401; see course catalog for titles and descriptions

Contact Email: siemers@uwosh.edu
Phone: (920) 424-3456
Office: Sage Hall 4622
Vita: Siemers Curriculum Vita

Dr. James Simmons, Ph.D., Indiana University
Faculty and Staff–James SimmonProfessor

Dr. Simmons’ research interests are in City Politics and Political Theory.  Jim teaches Political Science 105, 113, 310, 321, 355, 366, 378, 380, 394, and 401; see course catalog for titles and descriptions


Contact Email:
simmons@uwosh.edu
Phone: (920) 424-7165
Office: Sage Hall 4632
Vita: Simmons Curriculum Vita

Dr. Tracy Slagter, Ph.D., University of Iowa
Faculty and Staff–Tracy SlagterAssociate Professor

Dr. Slagter is a specialist in European/European Union politics and international law.  Her research examines the different roles played by supranational courts (CJEU, ECHR, ICJ, ICC) and their impact on domestic laws and norms.  She is also passionate about the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL), investigating new paths to student engagement in the discipline. Tracy teaches Political Science 101, 115, 116, 214, 301, 308, 309, 313, 343, 388, 393 and 401. As Interim Director of International Studies, Tracy teaches International Studies 205 and 402;  see course catalog for titles and descriptions

Contact Email:
slagtert@uwosh.edu
Phone: (920) 424-3456
Office: Sage Hall 4626
Vita: Slagter Curriculum Vita

Dr. Jerry Thomas, Ph.D., University of Kentucky
JerryThomasAssociate Professor

Dr. Thomas researches sexuality law and politics. His most recent work interrogates the extent to which sexual and gender expression are protected under the First Amendment as expressive speech. Jerry teaches Political Science 105, 116, 253, 261, 305, 306, 307, 316, and 392; see course catalog for titles and descriptions

 

Contact Email: thomasj@uwosh.edu
Phone: (920) 424-3456
Office: Sage Hall 4619
Vita: Thomas Curriculum Vita

Dr. Juliane Troicki, Ph.D., Temple University
Juliane TroickiLecturer

Dr. Troicki’s research interests are Women and Politics, Elections and Campaigns, Political Parties, and current global issues such as the Environment and Natural Resources. Juliane teaches Political Science 101, 115 and 303; see course catalog for titles and descriptions

 

 

Contact Email:  troickij@uwosh.edu 
Phone: (920) 424-3456
Office: Sage Hall 4636
Vita: Juliane’s Curriculum Vitae

 

Mr. George Waller, M.A., University of North Dakota
Assistant Professor

Mr. Waller’s research interests are in American Government and Politics, Political Behavior, Public Opinion, Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies. George teaches Political Science 101, 105, 215, 218, 231 and Criminal Justice 110; see course catalog for titles and descriptions

 

 

Contact Email: wallerg@uwosh.edu
Phone: (920) 832-2856 
Office: #1502 UW Fox Valley campus 
Vita: Waller Vita

Angelee Hammond, B.A., University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Academic Department Associate

Ms. Hammond holds a B.A. in Human Services from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. She can assist students with registering for courses, planning out tentative future schedules, internship information, getting involved in Political Science organizations, letting students know how to contact their faculty advisors and much more!

 

Contact Email: hammond@uwosh.edu
Phone: (920) 424-3456
Office: Sage Hall 4631