Department Chair

Timothy Dale  Profile of Timothy Dale

Associate Professor
421A Wimberly Hall
tdale@uwlax.edu
608.785.6644

Specialty areas:

Democratic theory, civil society, popular culture and politics, and the scholarship of teaching and learning.

Academic Department Associate

Department people

Jeremy Arney  Profile of Jeremy Arney  Office hours

Assistant Professor
425B Wimberly Hall
jarney2@uwlax.edu
608.785.8483

Specialty areas:

Venue shopping during the agenda-setting stage of the policymaking process, collective action theories, and crowd disorders.

Jo Arney  Profile of Jo Arney

Director of Student Success
227H Graff Main Hall
jarney@uwlax.edu
608.785.8041

Specialty areas:

Environmental policy, public lands, ethics and public administration, the scholarship of teaching and learning, student success.

Alan Bigel  Profile of Alan Bigel  Office hours

Professor
315 Center For The Arts
abigel@uwlax.edu
608.785.8435

Specialty areas:

I have a wide and deep knowledge of all areas of Constitutional Law.

Anthony Chergosky  Profile of Anthony Chergosky  Office hours

Assistant Professor
425G Wimberly Hall
achergosky@uwlax.edu
608.785.6643

Specialty areas:

American political institutions (especially Congress), the legislative process, political parties, campaigns and elections, political communication, the mass media, and the scholarship of teaching and learning.

Timothy Dale  Profile of Timothy Dale

Associate Professor
421A Wimberly Hall
tdale@uwlax.edu
608.785.6644

Specialty areas:

Democratic theory, civil society, popular culture and politics, and the scholarship of teaching and learning.

Regina Goodnow  Profile of Regina Goodnow

Assistant Professor
425D Wimberly Hall
rgoodnow@uwlax.edu
608.785.6645

Specialty areas:

Democratization, institutional change, women's and minority representation, Russian and Post-Soviet politics, the scholarship of teaching and learning

John Kovari  Profile of John Kovari

Associate Professor
425F Wimberly Hall
jkovari@uwlax.edu
608.785.8436

Specialty areas:

Local government, public budgeting, economic development, tax incremental finance (TIF)

Samuel Scinta  Profile of Samuel Scinta

Associate Lecturer
425E Wimberly Hall
sscinta@uwlax.edu
608.785.6647

Specialty areas:

American government; Political theory; American political history and thought; Environmental policy; Native American government and policy.

James Szymalak  Profile of James Szymalak  Office hours

Assistant Professor
425A Wimberly Hall
jszymalak@uwlax.edu
608.785.6648

Specialty areas:

Public Law & Administration, Public Personnel Management, Ethics, Religion in Government, and Military Law & Administration

I also direct the Legal Studies Minor and serve as a pre-law advisor

Miranda TerBeest  Profile of Miranda TerBeest  Office hours

Associate Lecturer
118 Cleary Alumni & Friends Center
mterbeest@uwlax.edu
608.785.5325

Specialty areas:

Major gift fundraising, corporate and foundation giving, donor engagement, stewardship, planned giving, international development, the United Nations, diplomacy, and Model UN

Adam Van Liere  Profile of Adam Van Liere

Assistant Professor
423A Wimberly Hall
avanliere@uwlax.edu
608.785.6956

Specialty areas:

International relations, globalization and global governance, international organization and law, American foreign policy, and the scholarship of teaching and learning.