Political Science and Pre-Law Faculty

political science  political science

Dr. Jessica Boscarino
Research and teaching interests
Public policy and agenda setting; environmental politics; interest groups; issue framing

Dr. Lynn Eckert
Research and teaching interests
Constitutional law and the First Amendment; feminist theory; social movements; American politics,
political philosophy

Dr. Melissa Gaeke
Director, Center for the Civic Engagement and Leadership
Research and teaching interests
Civic engagement; models of civic education; American politics; citizenship; deliberative democracy; public ethics

Dr. Elizabeth Kaknes
Research and teaching interests
Latin American politics; survey methodology; democratic development; social policy  

Prof. Annamaria Maciocia, Esq.
Pre-Law Advisor
Research and teaching interests
Legal theory and practice; paralegal education

Dr. Lee Miringoff
Director, Marist Institute for Public Opinion
Research and teaching interests
Public opinion; politics; polling

Dr. JoAnne Myers
Department Chair
Research and teaching interests
Applied political philosophy--gender, feminist, justice; political movements; 
citizenship and public policy  

Dr. Juris Pupcenoks
Research and teaching interests
Conflict spillover; migration and ethnic politics; international security; causes of radicalization;
Muslims in the West; transatlantic relations; humanitarian intervention 

Dr. Martin Shaffer
Dean, School of Liberal Arts
Research and teaching interests
American politics; presidential leadership; Congress; New York State politics; environmental politics 

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