Department ofPolitical Science


New 2015-16 Faculty

Political Science welcomes Anne Baker, Kenneth Dombroski and Susan Gordon.
Anne Baker  

Anne Baker

Assistant Professor

Prof. Baker teaches courses in U.S. politics with an emphasis on political institutions. Dr. Baker's research focuses upon money in politics, particularly its impact on congressional elections and representation as well as the operations and strategies of political parties and interest groups.   Her most recent article "The Fading Exceptionalism of American Political Parties," is forthcoming in Comparative Sociology.  She received her PhD from Notre Dame University.


Kenneth R. Dombroski

Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer

Dr. Kenneth Dombroski teaches courses in international relations and national security studies. He is the author of a book on peacekeeping in the Middle East, as well as several articles and book chapters on civil-military relations.  Dr. Dombroski's teaching posts include Catholic University of America, the Department of Security Affairs and the Center for Civilian-Military Affairs at the Naval Postgraduate School, in Monterey, and the U.S. Army Command & General Staff College.


Susan Gordon

Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer

Dr. Gordon is a specialist in Political Philosophy, Immigration Law and Policy, and U.S. Politics.  She has a PhD from the University of Chicago and as taught at San Jose State University, The University of California, San Diego, and Ben Gurion University of the Negev.

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