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. Michael Jasinski, Ph.D., University of Georgia
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
Dr. James Krueger, Ph.D., University of Iowa
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
Dr. Amber Lusvardi, Ph.D., Purdue University
Dr. Lusvardi’s research interests are in public policy, American politics, and gender and politics. Her current research projects examine how gender justice issues reach legislative agendas and the impact of feminist mobilization on women’s economic empowerment. Amber teaches political science 101, 105, 315, and 335; see course catalog for titles and descriptions
Contact Email: email@example.com
Phone: (920) 424-3456
Office: Sage Hall 4619
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Dr. Druscilla Scribner, Ph.D., University of California San Diego
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
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. 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
Dr. Tracy Slagter, Ph.D., University of Iowa
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: (920) 424-3456
Office: Sage Hall 4626
Vita: Slagter Curriculum Vita
Dr. Jerry Thomas, Ph.D., University of Kentucky
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
Angelee Hammond, B.A., University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
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!
Professor Emeritus - Dr. James Simmons, Ph.D., Indiana University
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).
Professor Emeritus - Mr. George Waller, M.A., University of North Dakota
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).