Department Chair

Regina Goodnow  Profile of Regina Goodnow

Associate Professor
421A 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

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  Meet with me  Office hours

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

Specialty areas:

American government and politics, Congress, the American presidency, political parties, campaigns and elections, political communication, the mass media, Wisconsin government and politics, the scholarship of teaching and learning.

Timothy Dale  Profile of Timothy Dale

Professor
423C 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

Associate Professor
421A 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)

Kristina LaPlant  Profile of Kristina LaPlant  Meet with me  Office hours

Associate Professor
421 Wimberly Hall
klaplant@uwlax.edu
608.785.6641

Specialty areas:

American politics, political behavior, emotions, gender stereotypes, political psychology, campaign advertising, public opinion, and political science research methodology.

Daniel Mueller  Profile of Daniel Mueller  Meet with me

Associate Lecturer
425G Wimberly Hall
dmueller@uwlax.edu
608.785.6646

Specialty areas:

Environmental policy and politics, climate change, sustainability, collaborative and environmental governance, environmental ethics, American politics

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
425D 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

Adam Van Liere  Profile of Adam Van Liere  Meet with me  Office hours

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

Specialty areas:

Global governance and international organization, foreign policy and global diplomacy, active learning, international education, and the scholarship of teaching and learning.