Politics & International Affairs  Greg Domin
 July 2010 (#16)  politics.nau.edu
Congratulations Dr. Katie Desmond
Dr. Katie Desmond
Katie Desmond successfully defended her Politics & International Affairs dissertation on July 19. For her dissertation research, Katie investigated the alignment of four major goals of political science with university curricula and student learning. Her research brings much needed attention to questions of education and pedagogy in the discipline of political science. Dr. Desmond is a Professor of History and Political Science at Feather River College in California.
Profile: Emma Bunkley
Emma Bunkley
Emma graduated Magna Cum Laude from NAU in 2007 with a BA in International Affairs.  She  also received the Outstanding Senior in Political Science award from the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences in 2007. This past May, Emma graduated from the New School for Social Research with an MA in Political Science. She is currently working to implement the national healthcare reform bill for the State of New Mexico. Thinking back on her education at NAU, Emma had this to say: "NAU is a unique and diverse educational environment. International Affairs provided an interdisciplinary approach to studying both political science and the human figures behind the politics. Most influential in my educational development were Dr. Joel Olson and Dr. Gretchen Gee. The professors at NAU had a real interest in my growth as a student, always listening to my ideas and challenging me to push myself in my thinking."
Ready or Not..Here Comes the Fall
Fall 2010 Schedule
As August nears, many people are turning their attention to the Fall 2010 semester. Classes begin August 30 and registration is open now. This year The Department of Politics & International Affairs is offering a full line up of interesting classes. Classes range from introductory level American and World Politics classes to upper division classes on environmental policy, cultural diversity, E-government, Native nations, and U.S. Foreign Policy.

Take a look at our Fall schedule and register now. 
Classes are filling up quickly!

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Monday, August 30
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