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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:
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:
Phone: (920) 424-3456
Office: Sage Hall 4624
Vita: Jasinski Curriculum Vita

Mr. Jason Neumeyer, M.A., University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh – Fox Valley Campus

Mr. Neumeyer’s research interests include American Political Institutions, Political Behavior and Public Opinion and Political Methodology. His current research examines the effectiveness of corrective political information across variations in source and delivery mode. Jason teaches Political Science 101 and 105, ; 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:
Office: Sage Hall 4628
Phone: (920) 424-3456
Vita: Scribner Curriculum Vita

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

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:
Phone: (920) 424-3456
Office: Sage Hall 4622
Vita: Siemers Curriculum Vita

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

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:
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:
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: 
Phone: (920) 424-3456
Office: Sage Hall 4636
Vita: Juliane’s Curriculum Vitae


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

Administrative Assistant II

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:
Phone: (920) 424-3456
Office: Sage Hall 4631

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

Dr. Simmons’ research interests were in City Politics and Political Theory.  Jim taught Political Science 105, 113, 310, 321, 355, 366, 378, 380, 394, and 401. He is now Professor Emeritus (Fall 2020).


Contact Email:
Phone: (920) 424-7165
Office: Sage Hall 4632
Vita: Simmons Curriculum Vita

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

Mr. Waller’s research interests were in American Government and Politics, Political Behavior, Public Opinion, Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies. George taught Political Science 101, 105, 215, 218, 231 and Criminal Justice 110. He is Professor Emeritus (Summer 2020).




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Vita: Waller Vita