Contact & Location


Political Science Department

Physical Address:
Administration Bldg. #205
PHONE: (208) 885-6328
FAX: (208) 885-5102

Mailing Address:
Political Science Department
c/o University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 5102
Moscow, ID 83844-3165

The James A. and Louise McClure Center for Public Policy Research
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Faculty & Staff

Juliet Carlisle
Juliet Carlisle
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Juliet Carlisle is an assistant professor of Political Science. Her research substantively deals with political participation, public opinion, especially regarding energy development, and political socialization. Courses Taught: Intro to American Government Public Opinion and Political Behavior American Congress Research Methods
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Lisa Carlson
Lisa Carlson, Ph.D.
Professor of Political Science
Lisa Carlson is an professor of Political Science. Her main areas of research interest are: International and Domestic Conflict Processes, and Theories of Deterrence and Escalation.
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Jie Chen
Jie Chen
Dean & William Borah Distinguished Professor of Political Science
Jie Chen is the Dean of the College of Graduate Studies and a William Borah Distinguished Professor of Political Science.
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Brian Ellison
Brian A. Ellison, Ph.D.
Director of Martin School and Professor of Political Science
Brian A. Ellison is a professor of political science and the director of the Martin School. Dr. Ellison's primary fields of study are environmental politics, public administration and policy, and federalism. He has published articles in these areas in a variety of journals and is currently working on a book on the evolution of American federalism.
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William Lund
William Lund, Ph.D.
Professor of Political Science
William Lund is a professor of Political Science. His areas of research interest are: History of Political Theory (esp. Hobbes) and Contemporary Liberalism and Its Libertarian and Communitarian Critics.
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Sandra Reineke
Sandra Reineke, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Sandra Reineke is an associate professor of political Science and is the coordinator of the Women's Studies program at the University of Idaho. Her areas of interest include political philosophy, international relations, democratic theory and citizenship, bioethics, and human rights.
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Manoj K. Shrestha
Manoj K. Shrestha
Associate Professor of Political Science
Manoj K. Shrestha is an assistant professor of public administration and policy. His areas of teaching and research interests include public administration, public policy, local government, collaborative governance and networks, institutional collective action, and community sustainability.
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