Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1990
International organization, international law, human rights, ethnic conflict, peace studies.
PSCI 230D - Introduction to International Relations
PSCI 331 - International Relations Theory
PSCI 418 - The Politics of War & Peace
PSCI 434 - International Law
PSCI 439 - International Human Rights
Phone: (406) 994-5246
Fax: (406) 994-6692
Political violence; regulating the international use of force; psychology of identity and conflict; indigenous politics and activism; post-conflict reconciliation; feminist theory; patriarchy, gender, and peacebuilding.
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park, 1990
Major Area: Government & Politics
M.A., University of Maryland, College Park, 1985
Major Area: International Relations
B.S., Shepherd College, 1981
Major Areas: Political Science, Economics
Member, Western Interstate Higher Commission for Higher Education, 2014-present
Representative, Montana state legislature 2007-2013
Montana House of Representatives - House District 64, 2006-present
Full Professor, Political Science & International Relations, Montana State University, 2002-present
Department Head, Political Science, Montana State University. 2001-2005
Associate Professor, Political Science & International Relations, Montana State University 1996-2001
Assistant Professor, Political Science & International Relations, Montana State University 1991-96
Visiting Scholar, Political Science & Women's Studies, Iowa State University 1995-96
Assistant Professor, Political Science, University of South Carolina at Spartanburg, 1990-91
Academic Advisor, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, 1987-90
Teaching and Research Assistant, University of Maryland, College Park, 1981-87
Events and Publications
Human Rights in International Relations: An Introduction. 2015. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers.
"Gender, Violence, and Dehumanization: No Peace With Patriarchy." 2014. In Gender and Peacebuilding: All Hands Required, Maureen Flaherty, Sea. Byrne, Thomas Matyok, Jessica Senehi, and H. Tuso, (Eds.) Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.
"Ce n’est pas une guerre/This is not a war: The International Language and Practice of Political Violence." being published in book: LANGUAGE, AGENCY, AND POLITICS, edited by Francois Debrix.
International Studies Association Meeting in Los Angeles (March)
Draft Identities, Borders and Orders paper "War and the Westphalian State"
Draft International Society for Political Psychology paper "Medicine as Metaphor: Indigenous Philosophies of Power" Conference July 1999, Amsterdam