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Interests: American political institutions, judicial politics, state politics, and elections
Interests: American politics, judicial politics, and public opinion.
Interests: American politics, public administration
Assistant Professor (Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley)
Interests: Comparative politics, Latin America, political economy, education policy, labor politics.
Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts
Associate Professor (Ph.D., The Ohio State University)
Phone #: 817-272-3291
Bio: Dr. Rebecca Deen is an Associate Professor of Political Science and Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Texas at Arlington. An expert in women in politics and civic engagement, the US presidency, and effective pedagogy, her current research investigates the relationship among civic engagement, political recruitment and volunteerism. She had held leadership positions with the American Political Science Association, chairing the Committee on the Status of Women in the Profession, the Committee on the Status of Asian American/Pacific Islanders in the Profession, and the Search Committee for the editors of PS, one of the Associations lead journals. Raised in southern Ohio, she is a graduate of Denison University (BA Political Science, minor in French) and The Ohio State University (MA, PhD). An active volunteer, she has served on the executive board of the PTA of each of her son’s schools and the Lamar Band Booster Club, and on the AISD’s Citizens Bond Oversight Committee. She is also on the Arlington Junior League’s Community Advisory Board. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, her cats, and her knitting – usually all at once.
Assistant Professor of Instruction (Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis)
Interests: State and local government
Interests: Race and ethnicity politics, political representation, and political theory
Interests: American government, public opinion, campaigns and elections
Director, Center for Mexican American Studies
Associate Professor (Ph.D., University of California, Riverside)
Interests: México, Mexican American politics, transnational politics, Latino political thought
Interests: International relations, foreign policy analysis (decision-making, identity, emotions), Middle East, Israel, Turkey, politics of Jewish identity
Associate Professor (Ph.D., Cornell University)
Department of Political Science
Interests: Health policy, American political development, bureaucracy, social policy
Allan K. Butcher
Jose Angel Gutierrez
Michael W. Morris
Kimberly Caraway - Academic Advisor (Undergraduate)
Vivian Skinner - Administrative Assistant I