Primary Teaching Areas:

  • American Government: State and Local Government, Political Parties, Public Opinion, Voting Behavior, Public Administration, and Legislatures.
  • Public Policy: Policy Analysis, Public Policy Planning, Strategic Planning, Rural Land Use and Land Cover, Sustainable Use of Fresh Water Resources, and Rural Economic Development.
Women's Studies, Political Science
PhD, Indiana University, Political Science, 1989
MA, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1984
BA, Fort Hays State University, 1982