Professors: Eliot Dickinson, Mark Henkels, Mary Pettenger Assistant professor: Earlene Smith
To serve students through teaching and mentoring, serve society through research, public outreach and activities and serve the university through collegial participation in all aspects of the community.
Critically analyze political problems.
Understand the structure and processes of local, state, national and foreign governments.
Develop skills in research, writing, public outreach, advocacy and leadership.