|2019 - Present||Professor, Dominican University of California ‐ Department of Political Science and International Studies|
|2016 - 2019||Director, Dominican University of California ‐ Honors Program|
|2013 - 2019||Associate Professor, Dominican University of California ‐ Department of Political Science and International Studies|
|2006 - 2013||Assistant Professor, Dominican University of California ‐ Department of Political Science and International Studies|
|2004 - 2006||Assistant Professor, University of the Pacific ‐ School of International Studies|
Professional Service and Affiliations
|2019 - Present||Member, J. Ann Tickner Award, International Studies Association||2018 - 2019||Secretary, Active Learning in International Affairs Section||2018 - 2019||Chair, Women's Caucus at the International Studies Association||2017 - 2019||Member-at-Large, Executive Board, International Studies Association West||2017 - 2018||Member, Awards & Grants Committee, National Collegiate Honors Council||2017 - 2018||Vice-Chair, Women's Caucus at the International Studies Association||2016 - 2018||Member, Committee on the Status of Women, International Studies Association||2016 - 2017||Region Archivist, Executive Board, International Studies Association West||2015 - 2017||Awards-Elections Coordinator, Women’s Caucus International Studies Association Executive Board|
- Introduction to International Relations
- Introduction to Comparative Politics
- United States Foreign Policy
- World Politics
- Politics of Developing Countries
- Politics of the Middle East
- Research Methods
- Senior Thesis
- Honors Senior Seminar
- Special Topics: Ethnicity, Nationalism & Conflict
- Special Topics: Star Trek & 21st Century World Politics
|2004||Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara ‐ Political Science|
|1999||M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara ‐ Political Science|
|1997||M.A., Middlebury Institute of International Studies, Monterey ‐ International Policy Studies|
|1993||B.A., Cum Laude, University of California, Irvine ‐ Honors Political Science and Spanish|
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Book Contributions (3)
Contribution to Book
Swimming, Not Sinking: Pedagogical Creativity and the Road to Becoming ...
Pedagogical Journeys through World Politics (2019)
This edited volume is a collection of twenty-three autobiographical narratives by successful teachers of global politics and international relations. The ...
Publications (Peer-reviewed) (8)
Publications (Other) (9)
Teaching Political Development with Imaginary Travel
Active Learning in Political Science (2017)
"Political development courses are inherently interdisciplinary, drawing upon economics, history, anthropology, sociology, geography, and political science. For students, however, this ...
Unconventional Movies As Conventional Pedagogical Tools: The Dark Knight
Active Learning in Political Science (2016)
"Professors have long relied on movies like Dr. Strangelove (1964), Red Dawn (1984), and Thirteen Days (2000) to teach about the dangers of nuclear proliferation and ...